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Weekly Game Release Highlights, January 26-February 1

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 25, 2015 8:00am PST

Did you all know that Grim Fandango is coming to PC, Mac, and Linux? Also, other games that aren't Grim Fandango, like Dying Light, Life Is Strange, Destructamundo, and more!

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"My wii-u is being delivered in the mail tonight. Whats the deal with the HD? can i just plug in ..."

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 49: Honk if you love Euro Truck Simulator 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 24, 2015 12:00pm PST

The Chatty convoy continues their drive across Europe with this week's Twitch roundup. And NyRanger66 sure does love his horn.

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Weekend PC download deals: The big Pro Bowl weekend sales

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2015 4:00pm PST

Shacknews does not consider the Pro Bowl to be a real football game. But somebody does, so for those people, they can check out this weekend's digital PC game sales, which we can only assume are in place to celebrate the Pro Bowl. Somebody has to celebrate it, right?

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"Dungeon of the Endless is showing full price for me @ Amazon."

- daggot see all 2 comments

Hands-on with the Nvidia GeForce GTX 960 and Acer XB270HU monitor

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 23, 2015 11:00am PST

Nvidia released its GeForce GTX 960 graphics card yesterday. Shacknews recently went hands-on with the midrange card, as well as the Acer XB270HU monitor, to test it out on a couple of recent PC game releases.

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"I should have written those specs down. All I know was that the demo station was running on the ..."

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Opinion: Resident Evil's Remaster and Winning New Fans

By Steven Wong, Jan 23, 2015 9:00am PST

Without any sense of nostalgia to back me up, I delve into Resident Evil HD Remaster and discover a new brand of horror.

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"I've read both these review pieces carefully -- well, skipping plot points, as I'm 12 hours into ..."

- rms see all 50 comments

Dead or Alive 5: Last Round Impressions: Strike Fast and Become the Best

By Steven Wong, Jan 21, 2015 2:30pm PST

We throw down with Dead or Alive 5: Last Round and see if a new fighter can stand toe-to-toe with the best.

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"DOA3 was one of my favourite games on the OG Xbox, may have to pick this new one up."

- Cliffzorz see all 2 comments

Evo 2015: Breaking down the surprises and snubs

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 21, 2015 11:00am PST

Evo organizer Joey 'Mr. Wizard' Cuellar and Twitch's Mike Ross unveiled the Evo 2015 lineup during a live stream last night. Today, we look at the list of games, the surprises, and the surprising snubs for this year's tournament.

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"The unknowns are really the only interest I get in watching it anymore. My favorite player ..."

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Citizens of Earth Review: Citizens United

By Steven Wong, Jan 20, 2015 1:30pm PST

In Citizens of Earth, you play as the Vice President of the World, and one of your first acts in office is to save the planet from invasion. To do so, you must gather an army of everyday citizens to battle the menace. Does this retro RPG have the charm to keep citizens of th...

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Shacknews Spotlight: The Rights and Wrongs of Survival Games

By Shack Staff, Jan 20, 2015 12:30pm PST

Shacknews Staffers Ozzie Mejia and Joshua Hawkins take a look at what survival games have done right and what they've done wrong.

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"Besides Don't Starve I haven't invested much time in survival games. I love the difficulty of ..."

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ScreamRide preview: going for a ride

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 7:00am PST

ScreamRide is built on the three tenets of Create, Ride, and Destroy. Shacknews tries out each of these ideas by going hands-on with the game, which is now slated for a March 3 release on Xbox One and Xbox 360.

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"Oh ffs. When will they stop making mobile drivel and throwaway junk things like this and just ..."

- JohnnyRey see all 3 comments

Ori and the Blind Forest preview: road to 'Ruins'

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 20, 2015 6:00am PST

Shacknews goes hands-on with Ori and the Blind Forest for the first time since E3 2014, while also learning that the game is now set to hit Xbox One and PC on March 11.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 preview: waiting for the encore

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 19, 2015 12:00pm PST

The first Resident Evil Revelations proved to be a surprise, offering the kind of quality the Resident Evil series hadn't seen in years. Shacknews goes hands-on with the most recent demo for Resident Evil Revelations 2 to find out if it's headed along that same path.

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"I will point out that I ran into zero QTE moments during my playthrough, so make of that what ..."

- OzzieMejia see all 3 comments

Opinion: Piecing Together The Perfect MMO

By Nathaniel Hohl, Jan 19, 2015 10:00am PST

If you could take the parts of various massively-multiplayer online games to build the perfect experience, what would those games be?

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"Still remember spending hours in the mage tower in AC testing out taper combinations for new ..."

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Resident Evil HD Impressions: A Real Biohazard

By Daniel Perez, Jan 19, 2015 8:00am PST

The Resident Evil remakes just keep on coming as Capcom has remade a previous remake of the classic game that kicked off survival horror, Resident Evil. And, boy, is it a stinker.

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"I hadn't really noticed that before but I think I see what you're seeing."

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Weekly Game Release Highlights, January 19-25

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 18, 2015 8:00am PST

The Saints are going to Hell, Resident Evil rediscovers its roots, and aliens invade Earth in this week's new releases.

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