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Shack Ten: One-Hit Wonders

By Shack Staff, Jul 15, 2016 11:00am PDT

In the debut of our new feature, the Shack Ten, the staff picks some of the best games that never had sequels, and probably never will.


"Gitaroo man was so awesome. I always hoped they would make a sequel."

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Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Brittany Vincent

By Brittany Vincent, Jul 15, 2016 10:00am PDT

This has been an awful year. Gaming-wise? Pretty good, I guess. 


"Still need to actually play the DotT remaster, I love DotT but... Full Throttle Remastered is ..."

- RaptorII see all 6 comments

Asus ROG GL502VT-DS71 Review: Premium In Every Sense

By Daniel Perez, Jul 15, 2016 9:00am PDT

Asus' Republic of Gamers brand welcomes another worthy entry as the GL502 offers a premium, both inside and out.


""As far as real-world applications, I was able to run a number of recent games like Overwatch, ..."

- eorlas see all 3 comments

Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Steve Watts

By Steve Watts, Jul 14, 2016 3:00pm PDT

From ponies to space marines, this year has been off to a surprising start.


Back to the Future: The Noble Quest for Game Preservation

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 14, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Meet the people who devote their time to keeping gaming history intact. 


"Thanks so much for the love, guys!! I really enjoyed putting this piece together and could not ..."

- cassideem see all 21 comments

How To Request a Pokestop and Gym in Pokemon Go

By Daniel Perez, Jul 14, 2016 9:21am PDT

You want to play Pokemon Go, but there aren't any Pokestops or Gyms near you. Here's how you can fix that right away!


Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Cassidee Moser

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 14, 2016 9:00am PDT

Basically, I'm super into shooting and capturing things this year. 


"Ratchet and Clank is super good. I had a blast with it. :) "

- ThomW see all 3 comments

SGDQ Done Quick: Highlights from this summer's speed-running spectacle, Part 2

By David Craddock, Jul 13, 2016 4:40pm PDT

We recap SGDQ 2016's final three days of glitches, exploits, and shattered world records.


"Directly after that Super Mario World Race was a second run through Super Mario World, one where ..."

- TroZ see all 3 comments

Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Daniel Perez

By Daniel Perez, Jul 13, 2016 2:00pm PDT

The year is halfway over, so Daniel is here to highlight his top games that have been released so far in 2016.


Opinion: How Nintendo gets all the credit and none of the blame for Pokemon Go

By David Craddock, Jul 13, 2016 6:00am PDT

The unique arrangement between Nintendo, Niantic, and the Pokemon Company presents a nearly bulletproof way for Nintendo to approach mobile development.


"Who the hell can I blame when I traverse the earth for an undiscovered pokemon. I then use the ..."

- chuck577 see all 56 comments

Overwatch: Here are all of Ana's skins, emotes, sprays, and more from her Hero Gallery

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 4:00pm PDT

You like cosmetic items? Well, here are all of Ana's cosmetic items that will be available once she's officially released.


Overwatch: Ana Hero Guide, Abilities, and Tips

By Daniel Perez, Jul 12, 2016 1:15pm PDT

Ana is a rare breed of support snipers, which means you're going to need help figuring out how exactly she should be used. Whether you're playing as Ana, or going up against her, you should read our guide on how Ana should be played.


How Much Money is Nintendo Going to Make off of Pokemon Go?

By Asif Khan, Jul 12, 2016 5:45am PDT

We know the app is a smash hit, but there are other companies involved in the joint venture. Asif takes a look at exactly how much Nintendo could benefit financially from Pokémon Go.


"Thanks for the break down. But you missed an important piece and that is the margins on ..."

- glenrivard see all 66 comments

Remembering Satoru Iwata: Corporate President. Game Developer. Gamer.

By David Craddock, Jul 11, 2016 3:00pm PDT

Looking back on Nintendo's late president one year after his passing.


"Thanks, all. It was a pleasure to write. Like so many, I hold Iwata in the highest regard."

- David Craddock see all 15 comments

Top Games of 2016 (So Far): Josh Hawkins

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 11, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Killing people, blowing up demons, slaying master vampires, and investigating supernatural forces... It's been a pretty great year.