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Shacknews PC Build Guide: February 2018 - Money Hats

By Chris Jarrard, Feb 02, 2018 2:00pm PST

If you’re budget is incredibly flexible and you want to enjoy PC gaming at its finest, you’ve come to the right place!


"The last few Logitech mice I've owned (G9x, G403) won't track on a plain cloth QcK mouse pad. ..."

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Weekend Console Download Deals for 2/2: Super Bowl Edition

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2018 1:30pm PST

It's Super Bowl weekend, so it's a pretty good time to pick up a new sports game.


Weekend PC Download Deals for 2/2: Free Fallout 4 Steam Weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2018 1:00pm PST

There's still plenty of time before Sunday's big game, so take advantage of free weekends for a pair of Steam games.


This Weekend in Esports: What to Watch on Super Bowl Weekend

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 02, 2018 7:30am PST

The video game landscape is covered in competitive gaming. Shacknews would like to offer an overview of what to watch for this coming weekend. This weekend, well... it's the Super Bowl.


"dont forget puppy bowl! yea overwatch has been great. poor shanghai"

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Opinion: Mario and the Perils of Modern Video Game Movie Adaptations

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 01, 2018 2:00pm PST

Mario is about to give Hollywood another try, but the landscape for video game movie adaptations is much tougher to navigate than it was in 1993.


Surviving Mars Hands-On Preview: Building Worlds Beyond Earth

By Blake Morse , Feb 01, 2018 6:00am PST

Matt Damon and space potatoes are not required to play this upcoming sim. 


"Yes. Individual colonists can and will die. Either from natural causes or disasters. But the ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Hogan's Alley

By Greg Burke, Jan 31, 2018 4:30pm PST

Put 'em up! Greg Burke is back with a new episode of Arcade Corner and he's armed with a light gun.


HyperX Cloud Flight Wireless Headset Review: Experiencing Some Turbulence

By Chris Jarrard, Jan 31, 2018 2:45pm PST

Kingston’s HyperX series of headsets enter the wireless realm.


"Looking at their website, I don't see any wireless gaming headsets."

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Shacknews Madden Super Bowl 52

By Asif Khan, Jan 30, 2018 3:30pm PST

Shacknews is going to predict the winner of the big game. 


If You Don't Like Sea of Thieves, You Don't Like Video Games

By Shack Staff, Jan 30, 2018 2:30pm PST

Ahoy, Mateys! The Shacknews Staff shares our impressions of the Sea of Thieves Closed Beta.


"There will be plenty of people who think that way. Even if the game is a bit more than the beta ..."

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Hearthstone - Analyzing the Update 10.2 Nerfs and Changes

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 29, 2018 2:00pm PST

Blizzard has unexpectedly whacked some Hearthstone staples potentially beyond repair. Shacknews is here to analyze the big changes set to hit the game next month.


The Cartridge Family 023 - Celeste Fever, BioWare Delays Anthem, Big Backlog Regret

By Joe Stasio, Jan 29, 2018 6:00am PST

Joe and John have a new obsession named Celeste


Seven Fighters Missing From Dragon Ball FighterZ

By Greg Burke, Jan 26, 2018 4:30pm PST

Greg Burke chimes in with some fighters he would have liked to see in the brand new Dragon Ball FighterZ video game.


Sea of Thieves: Top Ten Songs To Set Off Your Pirate Voyage

By Chris Jarrard, Jan 26, 2018 2:25pm PST

You might as well not leave the dock if you don’t have these ocean jams ready for your next voyage.


"https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=MM4hooAxPj4 Add this to the list of pirate songs and remove at ..."

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Weekend Console Download Deals for 1/26: PS Essentials, Switch eShop Sale, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 26, 2018 1:30pm PST

PlayStation is offering up all of its PS Essentials, while Nintendo takes a handful of Switch games and offers them up for sale.