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Here's an hour of We Happy Few gameplay from its Steam Early Access

By Daniel Perez, Jul 26, 2016 10:38am PDT

We Happy Few is now available in Early Access, so here's an hour of gameplay we captured from the game.


"Thats sometging i wish games had, throwung bodies around never seems to impact things"

- winterface see all 4 comments

What is going on with Nintendo's stock?

By Asif Khan, Jul 25, 2016 4:20pm PDT

The Big N's stock price has vacillated between $17 and $38 over the last month. Asif Khan, our financial expert and CEO, tries to explain the stock's ongoing volatility.


"Mr. Briefcase needs to analyze the CAPM of Nintendo. That will scratch it real good. "

- Downforce see all 28 comments

Headlander Review: Heads or Tails?

By Daniel Perez, Jul 25, 2016 6:00am PDT

Two of the most unique indie studios, Adult Swim Games and Double Fine, have come together to develop a game where you play a disembodied head that connects to robot bodies in an attempt to save the world. Dive head first into our review!


OPINION: Trials on Tatooine Looks Great, But Falls Short of What VR Has to Offer Right Now

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 22, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Trials on Tatooine shows that Star Wars in VR is awesome, but who ever doubted that?


"Trials of Tatooine is a Tech Demo, you said it yourself. I don't think ILMxLAB has released a ..."

- Early_Grayce see all 3 comments

Windscape Preview: Fantasy Second Life

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

With style and substance, Windscape is a gorgeous take on the open world sandbox game. 


Raw Data Hands On - Frantic, Beautiful, and Overwhelming

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 21, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Raw Data is a new cooperative wave survival game for the HTC Vive. It’s currently in Early Access, but this hasn’t stopped it from being one of the most polished VR titles available right now.


SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell Preview: Gotta Go Fast

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 1:00pm PDT

SEUM will test your reflexes in the depths of hell. 


Happy Dungeons Preview: Adorable Little Brawlers

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 20, 2016 9:00am PDT

Happy Dungeons is shaping up to be a neat little cooperative hack 'n slash brawler. 


Discovering California Through Pokemon Go

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 19, 2016 3:00pm PDT

Pokemon Go is more than just a fun little AR game. 


"We had a similar experience - what got me to start playing it was waking up at a hotel near the ..."

- xsoulbrothax see all 8 comments

Shack Shop is open for business!

By Asif Khan, Jul 15, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews is launching our own store today. Please take a look.


"too busy rolling around in piles and piles of well earned cash"

- Horn see all 133 comments

Top Games of 2016 (So Far): The Chatty

By Shack Staff, Jul 15, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Now that the Shacknews staff has shared its favorites of the year so far, it's Chatty's turn.


"it's nice to me that games as different as Stardew Valley and DOOM can make a list like this"

- Psigun see all 15 comments

Shack Ten: One-Hit Wonders

By Shack Staff, Jul 15, 2016 11:00am PDT

In the debut of our new feature, the Shack Ten, the staff picks some of the best games that never had sequels, and probably never will.


"Gitaroo man was so awesome. I always hoped they would make a sequel."

- davislovestacobell see all 12 comments

Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Brittany Vincent

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 15, 2016 10:00am PDT

This has been an awful year. Gaming-wise? Pretty good, I guess. 


"Still need to actually play the DotT remaster, I love DotT but... Full Throttle Remastered is ..."

- RaptorII see all 6 comments

Asus ROG GL502VT-DS71 Review: Premium In Every Sense

By Daniel Perez, Jul 15, 2016 9:00am PDT

Asus' Republic of Gamers brand welcomes another worthy entry as the GL502 offers a premium, both inside and out.


""As far as real-world applications, I was able to run a number of recent games like Overwatch, ..."

- eorlas see all 3 comments

Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Steve Watts

By Steve Watts, Jul 14, 2016 3:00pm PDT

From ponies to space marines, this year has been off to a surprising start.