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Opinion: Battlefield 1: World War 1 May Be a Step Too Far

By Cassidee Moser, May 11, 2016 3:05pm PDT

Battlefield 1's setting is certainly unique, but that's not necssarily a good thing. 


"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=kTwJtHEYsuY VERY IMPORTANT!!! WATCH ALL THE WAY THROUGH."

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Battleborn Review: Crossing the Border

By Steve Watts, May 11, 2016 12:45pm PDT

Battleborn brings Gearbox's style and humor into a shooter-MOBA mash-up, but it lacks some needed gameplay depth to provide longevity. Our review.


"Gotta say, thats a really low score for a game that offers a lot of bang for buck. If Overwatch ..."

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Capcom Games That Deserve to Make a Comeback

By David Craddock, May 10, 2016 3:10pm PDT

Now that we know Capcom has plans for Resident Evil, here are a few other dormant properties due for a return.


"They tried with two Bionic Commando games that didn't really hit the mark,but I would love to ..."

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Mass Effect: Andromeda: What We Know, What We Think We Know

By Cassidee Moser, May 10, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Shepard cameos? Multiplayer? New worlds? There's a lot out there to process when it comes to BioWare's upcoming Mass Effect adventure. Let's take a look at the confirmed facts and the speculative theories. 


Infinite Warfare and Battlefield 1: Where do We Go From Here?

By Cassidee Moser, May 10, 2016 12:00pm PDT

What's old is new, and what's new is...sort of new. Our main competing blockbuster shooters are taking two very different approaches this year, and it could influence a lot of what we see in the future. 


"Its whatever really. Shooting fans just need a place and enemy to shoot. Setting, story and so ..."

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Civil War: Video Games Edition

By Cassidee Moser, May 06, 2016 1:30pm PDT

In honor of Marvel's grand super fight event, let's imagine if a similar situation caused a rift within key video game franchises. 


Hard Reset Redux Impressions and Developer Interview

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 7:15pm PDT

Everything from the original game, but better.


Pax East 2016: Zombie Night Terror Impressions

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 6:15pm PDT

We go hands on with this Lemmings inspired Zombie game.


Crush Your Enemies Impressions and Developer Interview

By Joe Tirado, May 05, 2016 4:20pm PDT



How Marvel Heroes 2016 draws its own line in the 'Civil War' conflict

By Ozzie Mejia, May 05, 2016 11:00am PDT

As Captain America: Civil War hits theaters tonight, Marvel Heroes 2016 has its own plans to celebrate the movie's release with weeks of in-game tie-in content. To learn more, Shacknews spoke to designer Brian Waggoner.


Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Review: Once a Thief

By Josh Hawkins, May 05, 2016 12:01am PDT

The final piece of Nathan Drake’s story releases soon. Is it the ending that we all saw coming? Or will Drake meet an unpleasant fate on the treasure hunt of a lifetime? Our review.


"I only preorder if I get something out of it that I actually want, in addition to the game."

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You Definitely Don't Need to Play Battleborn Tap

By Cassidee Moser, May 04, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Like seriously, you don't. At all. 


"The good clicker games are the ones that gradually reveal new surprises, so you're looking ..."

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Half Steps: A History of Console Upgrades, Part 2: Sega CD

By David Craddock, May 04, 2016 11:00am PDT

Our look back at console add-ons and upgrades continues with the first of the Genesis's two ill-fated enhancements.


"Awesome article man! Sega Genesis was the first console I ever owned it will always have a ..."

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One With the Force: A History of Cancelled Star Wars Games

By Cassidee Moser, May 03, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Some things are just too beautiful to be made. And then, others are just the victims of business dealings. Most of these fall into the latter category.


"that 1313 game looked pretty sweet. never seen that footage before"

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Pocket Card Jockey Review: Dark Horse

By Steve Watts, May 03, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Pocket Card Jockey is a quirky solitaire RPG from the studio that brought us Pokemon, but does it have the legs of its older sibling? Our review.