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Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City - How to Get Lapp's Armor

By David Craddock, Mar 28, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Help Lapp recover his memory and earn his armor in the Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City DLC expansion.


Best Levels in the Dark Souls Franchise

By David Craddock, Mar 28, 2017 12:35pm PDT

As 'SoulsBorne' comes to a close, the Chatty community and I reminisce about our favorite zones.


"Late to the party, but great article! Lots of good memories in there. Can't wait to see what ..."

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Dark Souls 3: The Ringed City - How to Access the Ringed City DLC

By David Craddock, Mar 27, 2017 1:50pm PDT

Dark Souls 3's second expansion begins at different points depending on how far you've progressed. Let our guide show you how to find the Ringed City. 


Hearthstone Journey to Un'Goro Card Reviews (Part 2)

By Steve Watts, Mar 27, 2017 10:00am PDT

Another full week of card reveals including a subtle new mechanic with the Elemental tribe.


This Week @ Shack: The Banal Frontier Edition

By Steve Watts, Mar 24, 2017 2:00pm PDT

In which the intersection of Star Wars and Mass Effect fandom becomes alarmingly clear.


Watch the Extra Life Gaming Tournament and Pitch In for the Kids

By Shack Staff, Mar 24, 2017 9:30am PDT

Watch some tournament gaming action and make a difference all from the comfort of your couch.


"You are not losing. You are helping to raise money and awareness and that Sir is a win"

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Sacrifice: Doom's Marty Stratton on Long Hours and Sending His Son's Friends to Hell

By David Craddock, Mar 24, 2017 6:00am PDT

The game's director and executive producer reflects on the final sprint before release.


"Great article. It's the behind the scenes stuff I love to read. "

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Why Zelda: Breath of the Wild's 2D Prototype Holds Historical Significance for Nintendo

By David Craddock, Mar 23, 2017 2:20pm PDT

From its value as the proving ground that begat one of the best games ever made, to its function as a lens into the company, Zelda's prototype deserves to be released.


"Right there with you. I love audiobooks. I'll let you know when knew ones are published. :)"

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Disney Afternoon Collection Producer Talks Challenges and Nostalgia

By Steve Watts, Mar 23, 2017 7:45am PDT

We spoke with John Faciane, associate producer for Capcom's Disney Afternoon Collection, about the challenges and inspiration behind this nostalgic treat.


"Wonder if this will come to the Switch. Would be a great fit there since all of those games were ..."

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Mass Effect Andromeda: How to Change and Customize Armor

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 5:15pm PDT

Whether you want to equip better gear or your Ryder smells a tad ripe, our guide will help you acquire and change into armor in Mass Effect Andromeda.


Mass Effect Andromeda: How to Scan Planets and Perform Personal Scans

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 4:45pm PDT

Scan through our guide to learn how to find riches and secrets by scanning planets in Mass Effect: Andromeda.


Mass Effect Andromeda: How to Romance Keri T'Vessa

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 2:45pm PDT

Courting Keri requires no loyalty—of the mission or monogamous variety.


Nintendo Acknowledges 'Manufacturing Variation' With Left Joy-Cons

By John Keefer, Mar 22, 2017 1:45pm PDT

The official statement, however, minimizes the issue with a 'nothing to see here' tone rather than a mea culpa. 


Mass Effect Andromeda: How to Romance Suvi

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 1:45pm PDT

Suvi has degrees in molecular biology and astrophysics, but our guide will help you turn her on to human anatomy.


Smoke and Silhouettes: Doom's Hugo Martin on Storytelling in Visual Mediums

By David Craddock, Mar 22, 2017 1:05pm PDT

Martin's background in film and games gives him a unique perspective on the myriad ways of constructing 'cinematic experiences.'


"Seems like one of those folks with a nearly infectious enthusiasm for their work. Always a ..."

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