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Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus Preview: Down on the Big Easy

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2017 7:00am PDT

Blazkowicz's next step in fighting the Nazis involves a trip to New Orleans, as Shacknews goes hands-on with the upcoming Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus.


"In New Order stealth was more valuable in Veteran and higher difficulties. The game was more ..."

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Total War: Warhammer 2 Review - Total Package

By Greg Burke, Sep 25, 2017 1:30pm PDT

The Total War series has seen many periods in history, but Creative Assembly's Warhammer-themed spinoff quickly became one of the best-selling entries. Does the sequel live up to its predecessor?


"It does actually, thanks. That actually is a better way to review i think. Maybe I'm used to ..."

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4 Things We Learned from Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite's First Esports Weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 25, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite - Battle for the Stones has begun, but it was also the game's first weekend in the competitive space. Here's what we learned.


The Cartridge Family 006 - SNES Classic Edition Review Roundup

By Joe Stasio, Sep 22, 2017 4:30pm PDT

When Daddy’s away, the children play. This week, The Cartridge Family runs through all the games on the SNES Classic Edition and gives their hot take.


Weekend Console Download Deals for 9/22: Free Overwatch Weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2017 2:30pm PDT

With Overwatch getting a new map, that means console owners can get in on Blizzard's game for free this weekend and get a discount on the GOTY Edition. Plus, Battlefield, Assassin's Creed, Batman, and more on sale!


Weekend PC Download Deals for 9/22: Free Depth Weekend, Humble Store Summer Sale Encore

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Go swimming with sharks for Steam's latest free weekend deal, while celebrating Bundle Stars' fifth birthday and the conclusion of the Humble Store's End of Summer sale.


So You Think You Want to Go 4K?

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 22, 2017 11:55am PDT

A self-indulgent record of the highs and lows of going 4K for everyday desktop use


"just a small correction: GPUs use bilinear interpolation, not nearest neighbor."

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This Weekend in Esports: What to Watch from 9/22-9/24

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 22, 2017 6:30am PDT

The video game landscape is covered in competitive gaming. Shacknews would like to offer an overview of what to watch for this coming weekend.


The Evil Within 2 Preview: Torture Artist

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 21, 2017 7:00am PDT

The Evil Within 2 is looking to add some new frights, scares, and terrifying creatures to one-up the 2014 original. Because as Shacknews learned in our recent hands-on, horror is an artform.


Project Cars 2 Review: Sunday Drivers Need Not Apply

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 20, 2017 9:00pm PDT

I live my life a quarter mile at a time. Nothing else matters: not the mortgage, not the store, and not my team. For those ten seconds or less, I'm free. Here's our review of Project Cars 2.


"Alright yeah it's kinda fucked, I totally see the 180 limit. Sucks, I was having fun with it. "

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Mario Bros.

By Greg Burke, Sep 20, 2017 4:20pm PDT

It's-a me, Mario Mario! Join Greg Burke as he crawls through sewer pipes on the Mario Bros. first co-op adventure.


"NIce! 168K on level 20! SKILLED PLAYER. That's around the best I ever did, mid to high 20s, and ..."

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Destiny 2 Review: Light Bright

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 20, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Does the Traveler's Light shine brightly on Destiny 2, Activision and Bungie's sequel to their 2014 MMO shooter? Our review.


Am I Going To Be Murdered By A Sex Robot?

By Chris Jarrard, Sep 19, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Is having a Sonos-compatible sex partner worth the potential risks?


"I hadn't talked to her/it before after all. That was a weird conversation haha."

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Curleh Finale Bids Farewell to Six Years of Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2017 12:30pm PDT

With Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite set to release on Tuesday, that means it's time to say goodbye to an old friend and this past weekend's Curleh Finale did just that, saying goodbye to Ultimate Marvel vs. Capcom 3.


Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite Review: Into the 'Stone' Age

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 18, 2017 8:00am PDT

With 2v2 play, Infinity Stones, and some less-than-pleasant character models, how does the latest chapter of Marvel vs. Capcom hold up? Our review.