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Shack Reels: Overwatch Weekly Brawl: Good, Bad, and Ugly

By Daniel Perez, Jul 28, 2016 9:00am PDT

Want to play a match with only McCree, Reaper, and Roadhog? Your very specific demand has been met in Good, Bad, and Ugly.


How To Connect An Xbox One Controller to PC via Bluetooth

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2016 12:30pm PDT

You have an Xbox One controller, but no wireless dongle. Don't worry. You can now connect your controller to your PC via Bluetooth. Here's how!


We Happy Few Early Access Spotlight: Joy Ride

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2016 9:00am PDT

Compulsion Games' We Happy Few may look like a BioShock clone on the outside, but there's a much darker and twisted story here as well as some survival gameplay. 


"Picked it up but haven't fired it up yet, not wanting to spoil anything I suppose. Reading your ..."

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Apple Reports Another Decline in iPhone Sales, Stock Rallies Anyway

By Asif Khan, Jul 26, 2016 4:05pm PDT

Shares of Apple Inc. rally over 7% in afterhours trading on a beat of lowered earnings expectations.


"Made some excellent money on apple stock this morning. Went all in late afternoon yesterday, ..."

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What Happens If You Take The Joy Pill In We Happy Few?

By Daniel Perez, Jul 26, 2016 1:26pm PDT

We decide to be a good boy and take our medicine when asked to. But what kind of game would We Happy Few be if we just took our Joy when we need to?


"It instantly rolls the credits to end the game. There, saved you some time searching the video ..."

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Here's an hour of We Happy Few gameplay from its Steam Early Access

By Daniel Perez, Jul 26, 2016 10:38am PDT

We Happy Few is now available in Early Access, so here's an hour of gameplay we captured from the game.


"Huh cool man, thanks for the info/advice. I will probably just back them and then wait for ..."

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What is going on with Nintendo's stock?

By Asif Khan, Jul 25, 2016 4:20pm PDT

The Big N's stock price has vacillated between $17 and $38 over the last month. Asif Khan, our financial expert and CEO, tries to explain the stock's ongoing volatility.


"Mr. Briefcase needs to analyze the CAPM of Nintendo. That will scratch it real good. "

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Headlander Review: Heads or Tails?

By Daniel Perez, Jul 25, 2016 6:00am PDT

Two of the most unique indie studios, Adult Swim Games and Double Fine, have come together to develop a game where you play a disembodied head that connects to robot bodies in an attempt to save the world. Dive head first into our review!


OPINION: Trials on Tatooine Looks Great, But Falls Short of What VR Has to Offer Right Now

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 22, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Trials on Tatooine shows that Star Wars in VR is awesome, but who ever doubted that?


"Trials of Tatooine is a Tech Demo, you said it yourself. I don't think ILMxLAB has released a ..."

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Windscape Preview: Fantasy Second Life

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

With style and substance, Windscape is a gorgeous take on the open world sandbox game. 


Raw Data Hands On - Frantic, Beautiful, and Overwhelming

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 21, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Raw Data is a new cooperative wave survival game for the HTC Vive. It’s currently in Early Access, but this hasn’t stopped it from being one of the most polished VR titles available right now.


SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell Preview: Gotta Go Fast

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 1:00pm PDT

SEUM will test your reflexes in the depths of hell. 


Happy Dungeons Preview: Adorable Little Brawlers

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 20, 2016 9:00am PDT

Happy Dungeons is shaping up to be a neat little cooperative hack 'n slash brawler. 


Discovering California Through Pokemon Go

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 19, 2016 3:00pm PDT

Pokemon Go is more than just a fun little AR game. 


"We had a similar experience - what got me to start playing it was waking up at a hotel near the ..."

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Shack Shop is open for business!

By Asif Khan, Jul 15, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Shacknews is launching our own store today. Please take a look.


"too busy rolling around in piles and piles of well earned cash"

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