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The Best Video Game Holiday Events of 2016

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 07, 2016 3:29pm PST

Music, maps, costumes, and more...here are some of the many ways video games are celebrating the holidays. 


Breaking Down The Clues in The Last of Us Part 2 Trailer

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 06, 2016 3:30pm PST

Ellie's tattoo, the return of Firefly, and Joel as a possible ghost? Strap in, folks. There's a lot to take in here. 


What Remains of Edith Finch: Exploring a Strange House at PlayStation Experience

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2016 2:00pm PST

What's the secret behind the strange house of the Finch family that always seems to be their family members' demise? Shacknews goes hands-on with Giant Sparrow's latest to learn more about this story.


MLB The Show 17: Going old-school with Retro Mode at PlayStation Experience

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 06, 2016 12:00pm PST

With Ken Griffey Jr. donning the cover of MLB The Show 17, Sony San Diego is honoring his video game legacy with a new Retro Mode. Shacknews went hands-on at PlayStation Experience to see just how this old-school experience feels.


Here's What You Missed at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 06, 2016 8:35am PST

All the rest of the bits and bobs from PlayStation Experience and its various presentations. 


Dead Rising 4 Review: A Frank Assessment

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2016 12:01am PST

Dead Rising 4 unabashedly goes back to its roots with a familiar hero and setting, but can it recapture the magic? Our review.


Breaking Down the Clues in the Death Stranding Trailer

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 05, 2016 4:37pm PST

What is Death Stranding? We still have no idea, but that's not gonna stop us from trying to make sense of it. 


Nidhogg 2: Drawing swords at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2016 2:00pm PST

It's got a new look (boy, does it have a new look), but does Nidhogg 2 play like the original? Shacknews goes hands-on at this year's PlayStation Experience.


Pyre: Hands-on with the new Versus mode at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2016 12:00pm PST

In addition to the rich story mode, Supergiant is fleshing out its latest effort with a new head-to-head Versus mode. Shacknews went to PlayStation Experience to go hands-on.


The 7 Best Oculus Touch Launch Games

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 8:20am PST

Oculus Touch controllers come out tomorrow. Are you still figuring out which games to pick up on launch day? Don't worry Shack has your back with the 7 games you have to experience.


Shack Ten: Video games that changed dramatically between announcement and release

By Shack Staff, Dec 02, 2016 4:00pm PST

Team Fortress 2? Is that you? And Halo! Did you do something third-person-y with your hair?


"For the record I actually like the way Dark Sector turned out. There was too little in the ..."

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Obituary: Remembering Stephen Hornback, videogame artist and 'Duke's Mighty Foot'

By David Craddock, Dec 02, 2016 3:15pm PST

The developers of Wolfenstein 3D, Rise of the Triad, Duke Nukem 3D, and other games say goodbye to their friend and colleague.


"This was a nice article; don't always know the names behind the games that brought us joy."

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Exploring Rogue One with Star Wars: Battlefront Scarif DLC & X-Wing VR Mission

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2016 3:00pm PST

As its final piece of DLC, Star Wars: Battlefront is jumping into Rogue One. Shacknews had a chance to check out the new content, as well as the new virtual reality X-Wing mission.


"I did play the whole thing and it was about 15-20 minutes. Sadly, sadly too short."

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Unboxing Blizzard's Hearthstone mystery box

By David Craddock, Dec 01, 2016 6:30am PST

Greg Burke squares his shoulders and peers into the unknown. What dangers and/or swag lurk inside?


Hearthstone 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan': The Best Cards to Craft and Dust

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2016 10:30am PST

Hearthstone's next expansion introduces a lot of new cards, but not all were created equal. We guide you through the must-have staples and the dust-worthy additions.


"Aiight, I'm gonna bite on this expansion and do it right this time. Ima tear mad packs and step. ..."

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