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Stuff That Sucks: Nintendo Switch

By Greg Burke, Jan 18, 2017 1:00pm PST

Greg Burke and Asif Khan debate the console at the center of a heated debate across the entire Internet. Please take a look as we make our cases for and against buying the Nintendo Switch.


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What Resident Evil Could Have Been

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 18, 2017 12:00pm PST

We take a look at the conceptual phase of the original Resident Evil, and some of the changes made through its development.


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2064: Read Only Memories Review: Chmod 0000 Please

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 17, 2017 1:00pm PST

This title has style and flair, but heavy-handed writing and lack of substance and identity make the experience suffer.


Arms is Wii Sports Boxing by Way of Splatoon (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 7:50am PST

Arms takes the goofy boxing action of Wii Sports and adds extra layers of depth, making for a surprisingly strategic head-to-head boxing game.


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Nintendo Switch Could Become Nintendo's Best Portable System (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 10:30am PST

To properly understand the strategy of Nintendo Switch, think of it more as a successor to the 3DS than the Wii U.


9 Questions Nintendo Needs to Answer about the Switch

By Steve Watts, Jan 12, 2017 8:00am PST

This is Nintendo's chance to make a big splash with a lot more detail on the Switch. Here's the questions that they absolutely must address.


"And I have to pull out my Wiimote and Wii Pro controller attachment, it's a huge PITA."

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How and where to watch the Nintendo Switch January livestream event

By David Craddock, Jan 11, 2017 12:36pm PST

Switch over to Shacknews tomorrow evening on January 12 at 11 p.m. ET to watch the broadcast. 


"I wish it wasn't so late, 11pm here. I may just wait til the morning to watch it ;0"

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Every Confirmed Nintendo Switch Game So Far

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 12:15pm PST

Here's a list of every confirmed title for the Nintendo Switch console/handheld hybrid.


"It's been multiple generations since a Nintendo console had decent 3rd party support, is what I ..."

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Nintendo Switch: What We Know Pre-Press Event

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 10:00am PST

The Nintendo Switch reveal event will be streaming tomorrow night. Here's what we know about the Switch's games, release date, price, specs, rumors, and more, so far.


CES 2017: Snakebyte Talks Nintendo Switch Accessories

By David Craddock, Jan 10, 2017 3:54pm PST

Snakebyte will keep you covered... your Switch, that is, with carrying cases and more.


"I asked these guys if they're making an updated version of their 3DS case for the Switch: ..."

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No Man's Sky's Special Explorer Edition Is Finally Here, and It's Awful

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 3:25pm PST

After a half-year delay, the No Man's Sky Explorer Edition starts shipping to customers and it's not what we expected.


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Watch All of Our Interviews from Twitch's White House gaming event

By Shack Staff, Jan 09, 2017 1:20pm PST

Shacknews spoke with notable streamers and the White House Assistant Press Secretary, and now you can catch all of them in one place.


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Radio Silence: 9 Games That Have Gone Dark

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 04, 2017 1:00pm PST

Where are they now? We take a look at nine games that were big announcements from recent conferences, but have largely remained silent ever since. 


"that thing is basically in the same pile as Half Life 3 at this point"

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2016 in Review: The Best (and Worst) Gaming Trends of 2016

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 02, 2017 11:00am PST

A lot has happened in 2016. Join us as we look back at some of the good, bad, and downright ugly. 


"Also Event[0] deserves a mention among the command-line games."

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2016 Person of the Year: Tatsumi Kimishima

By Shack Staff, Dec 31, 2016 10:00am PST

A steady hand in a period of transition for one of the world's most influential video game companies, Tatsumi Kimishima is at the forefront of modernizing Nintendo.