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Dragon Age: Inquisition Review: Respect the Inquisition

By Steven Wong, Nov 11, 2014 12:01am PST

Dragon Age: Inquisition takes you to a massive world that is fast falling to apart, both physically and politically. How many hours can you expect to sacrifice to this game? Check out our review.


"If my dwarf warrior is the son of Morrigan and my human noble rogue, then she has a lot of ..."

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Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta: hands-on impressions

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2014 9:00pm PST

Shacknews recently had a chance to experience the Halo 5: Guardians multiplayer beta on two fronts. Check out my impressions, along with a second (video) opinion from Joe.


Troy Baker Talks Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare and Far Cry 4

By John Gaudiosi, Nov 10, 2014 2:00pm PST

Veteran video game actor Troy Baker is starring in most of the biggest blockbusters on store shelves this Christmas, and he talked with Shacknews about his roles in Far Cry 4 and Call of Duty.


Black Friday 2014: a guide to deals and survival

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2014 1:00pm PST

Shacknews is looking ahead to the biggest shopping day of the year, offering a list of the best deals, as well as a handy guide to surviving.


Assassin's Creed: Can the Assassins Win the War?

By Steven Wong, Nov 10, 2014 10:10am PST

In the Assassin-Templar War, the Templar maintain the strong upper hand. Do the Assassins stand a chance of surviving, much less winning, this centuries old conflict? We break down some of the obstacles the Assassins must overcome to get ahead.


New releases for November 10-16

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 09, 2014 8:00am PST

There may be one or two big games coming out this week. Possibly. Maybe. (Ok, there are a lot.)


"Other that Global ATC Simulator, nothing's really grabbing me. Now is the winter of our ..."

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Hearthstone: Goblins vs Gnomes: Hands-on at BlizzCon 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2014 10:00am PST

Blizzard is ready to unleash 120 new cards onto Hearthstone next month. Shacknews went hands-on and what we saw has us raising a few eyebrows.


"I was thrown by that description, too, but the real description pops up whenever you mouse over ..."

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Overwatch: Hands-on at BlizzCon 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 08, 2014 8:00am PST

Blizzard debuted an all-new IP during yesterday's BlizzCon opening ceremonies. Shortly afterwards, Shacknews went hands-on.


"I think I'm waiting to see how well Heroes of the Storm works coming out of alpha and into beta ..."

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Weekend PC download deals: the LEGO catalog and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 07, 2014 4:00pm PST

Build yourself a nice backlog by picking up the LEGO catalog from Steam, along with deals from across a bunch of online retailers.


Shovel Knight programmer outlines 'year of free content'

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 07, 2014 9:00am PST

Shovel Knight completed his long journey earlier this summer. But Yacht Club Games isn't finished with that world just yet, as they share their grand plan for the future with Shacknews.


Halo: The Master Chief Collection Review: Remastered Chief

By Steve Watts, Nov 07, 2014 12:01am PST

Halo: The Master Chief Collection rounds up all four of John-117's adventures in one polished package. Our review.


"An 8? For a completely remastered compilation of 4 great games, all able to be played online, to ..."

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Knight Squad preview: chivalrous shenanigans

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2014 1:00pm PST

Knight Squad is among the latest games trying to scratch the eight-player local multiplayer itch. Shacknews recently picked up its sword and went hands-on with this debut effort from Chainsawesome Games.


"Reminds me at first glance of Killer Queen. Mmmm....Killer Queen..."

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Captain Toad: Treasure Tracker preview: buried treasure

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 06, 2014 8:00am PST

Captain Toad is a month away from fully embarking on his first standalone adventure. Shacknews prepares for the upcoming journey with our preview.


Galak-Z: The Dimensional preview: stay tuned

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 05, 2014 12:00pm PST

Shacknews had a chance to try out Galak-Z: The Dimensional during this week's GDC Next event. After taking some time out to stop crashing into random objects, here's our preview.


"God I've been waiting for this game forever! They already pushed it back once, I hope it's ..."

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Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Review: Modern Again

By Steve Watts, Nov 05, 2014 9:22am PST

Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare drops its pretense of modern conflict and jumps into full sci-fi futurism, much to the series' benefit. Our review.


"I think the thing that's interesting about that list is that they're all older games. You can't ..."

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