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2064: Read Only Memories Review: Chmod 0000 Please

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 17, 2017 1:00pm PST

This title has style and flair, but heavy-handed writing and lack of substance and identity make the experience suffer.

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Arms is Wii Sports Boxing by Way of Splatoon (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 7:50am PST

Arms takes the goofy boxing action of Wii Sports and adds extra layers of depth, making for a surprisingly strategic head-to-head boxing game.

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"I swear I wrote a post saying the exact same thing as this article title but of course I can't ..."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Nintendo Switch Could Become Nintendo's Best Portable System (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 10:30am PST

To properly understand the strategy of Nintendo Switch, think of it more as a successor to the 3DS than the Wii U.

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9 Questions Nintendo Needs to Answer about the Switch

By Steve Watts, Jan 12, 2017 8:00am PST

This is Nintendo's chance to make a big splash with a lot more detail on the Switch. Here's the questions that they absolutely must address.

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"And I have to pull out my Wiimote and Wii Pro controller attachment, it's a huge PITA."

- one random winner see all 14 comments

How and where to watch the Nintendo Switch January livestream event

By David Craddock, Jan 11, 2017 12:36pm PST

Switch over to Shacknews tomorrow evening on January 12 at 11 p.m. ET to watch the broadcast. 

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"I wish it wasn't so late, 11pm here. I may just wait til the morning to watch it ;0"

- cruncht1me see all 33 comments

Every Confirmed Nintendo Switch Game So Far

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 12:15pm PST

Here's a list of every confirmed title for the Nintendo Switch console/handheld hybrid.

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"It's been multiple generations since a Nintendo console had decent 3rd party support, is what I ..."

- GodZilly see all 44 comments

Nintendo Switch: What We Know Pre-Press Event

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 10:00am PST

The Nintendo Switch reveal event will be streaming tomorrow night. Here's what we know about the Switch's games, release date, price, specs, rumors, and more, so far.

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CES 2017: Snakebyte Talks Nintendo Switch Accessories

By David Craddock, Jan 10, 2017 3:54pm PST

Snakebyte will keep you covered... your Switch, that is, with carrying cases and more.

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"I asked these guys if they're making an updated version of their 3DS case for the Switch: ..."

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No Man's Sky's Special Explorer Edition Is Finally Here, and It's Awful

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 10, 2017 3:25pm PST

After a half-year delay, the No Man's Sky Explorer Edition starts shipping to customers and it's not what we expected.

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"You do realize that it's not always feasible to do this, right? Do you think every piece of news ..."

- Brittany Vincent see all 79 comments

Watch All of Our Interviews from Twitch's White House gaming event

By Shack Staff, Jan 09, 2017 1:20pm PST

Shacknews spoke with notable streamers and the White House Assistant Press Secretary, and now you can catch all of them in one place.

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"I'm already in full trumpet mode I guess. But of course you can still sign up right up to the ..."

- ysbreker see all 4 comments

Radio Silence: 9 Games That Have Gone Dark

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 04, 2017 1:00pm PST

Where are they now? We take a look at nine games that were big announcements from recent conferences, but have largely remained silent ever since. 

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"that thing is basically in the same pile as Half Life 3 at this point"

- cassideem see all 19 comments

2016 in Review: The Best (and Worst) Gaming Trends of 2016

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 02, 2017 11:00am PST

A lot has happened in 2016. Join us as we look back at some of the good, bad, and downright ugly. 

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"Also Event[0] deserves a mention among the command-line games."

- Mad Brahmin Disease see all 8 comments

2016 Person of the Year: Tatsumi Kimishima

By Shack Staff, Dec 31, 2016 10:00am PST

A steady hand in a period of transition for one of the world's most influential video game companies, Tatsumi Kimishima is at the forefront of modernizing Nintendo.

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Top 10 Games of the Year 2016

By Greg Burke, Dec 30, 2016 4:30pm PST

Greg Burke is back with the final Top 10 list of 2016. Here are our Top 10 Games of the Year 2016.

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"WATCH DOGS 2 featured at the start of the video but didn't make the cut? I'm not surprised about ..."

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Chattycast Special Edition: Game of the Year 2016

By Steve Watts, Dec 30, 2016 3:00pm PST

With the Shacknews top 10 Games of the Year revealed, we're here with a special extra-long podcast to match.

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