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WE ARE GIVING AWAY TWO NINTENDO SWITCHES THIS WEEKEND!

By Lola the Pom, Apr 27, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Are you ready to throw shells at Greg? Because we certainly are, and we are giving away 2 Nintendo Switches this weekend! Enter the contest. Do it for Shacknews.

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"Lol I ended up missing the stream because my roommate got a switch :^))))))"

- Zollington see all 104 comments

Dragon Quest Heroes 2 Review: A Hell Of A Slime

By Josh Barnes , Apr 24, 2017 9:00pm PDT

Dragon Quest Heroes returns with some strong new ideas, but can it rise above its Warriors roots? Our review.

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""easy but satisfying" is a good way to put it. It's an extremely accessible and charming game. ..."

- waxthirteen see all 7 comments

Here's When Video Game Companies Will Release Their Q1 Earnings Reports

By Asif Khan, Apr 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Looking to invest in gaming stocks? We have you covered from Activision to Zynga!

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"Yeah, I wanted to keep this an informational guide. I can break out individual stocks into ..."

- the man with the briefcase see all 19 comments

This Week @ Shack: 'Call of Duty: Setting Placeholder' Edition

By Steve Watts, Apr 21, 2017 2:00pm PDT

In which Call of Duty gets a Medal of Honor for its bravery and valor on the Battlefield. Bulletstorm.

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Mario Kart 8 Deluxe Review: Switch Gears

By Steve Watts, Apr 20, 2017 11:00am PDT

With all the bells and whistles of the original DLC, a handful of new racers and items, and a beautifully revamped Battle Mode, Mario Kart 8 Deluxe is the best version of one of Nintendo's best racers. Our review.

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"This is a must have for me and the wifey. I don't have a Wii U, so I've been stuck with MK7. "

- bobokiller see all 30 comments

Game Trader: Nintendo Quarterly Buy Signal Appears on Stock Chart

By Asif Khan, Apr 19, 2017 1:00pm PDT

A longer term buy signal could yield super gains for patient investors.

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"Also bought around 25 after briefcase's article. Should have bought more!! In briefcase we trust!!"

- mnok see all 15 comments

Disney Afternoon Collection Restorer Explains It All

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2017 12:30pm PDT

Game preservationist Frank Cifaldi shares some cool insights about bringing back the classics.

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"I'm old enough that I shouldn't, but we had nephews that were big fans. haha"

- ThomW see all 4 comments

Disney Afternoon Collection Review: Racecars, Lasers, Aeroplanes

By Steve Watts, Apr 18, 2017 12:01am PDT

The Disney Afternoon Collection may not be as consistent as Capcom and Digital Eclipse's last retro compilation, but it packs some new features in the same loving presentation.

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Review: Full Throttle Remastered: When I'm on the Road, I'm Indestructible

By David Craddock, Apr 17, 2017 9:01pm PDT

One of the shorter point-and-clicks from the genre's golden age, Full Throttle remains one of its finest.

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"I'm actually a little shocked they didn't alter Old Mine Road and presumably the demolition ..."

- RaptorII see all 5 comments

Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series Review-in-Progress

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2017 8:59pm PDT

Our review-in-progress of Guardians of the Galaxy: A Telltale Series kicks off with impressions of the first episode, Tangled Up in Blue.

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Overwatch's Genji Joins Heroes of the Storm

By Steve Watts, Apr 17, 2017 8:00am PDT

Plus a new map and Payload game mode based on Overwatch's Hanamura environment.

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This Week @ Shack: 'Doomy Doomy Doom' Edition

By Steve Watts, Apr 14, 2017 2:00pm PDT

In which our latest feature grows to Mancubus proportions.

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Doom: To Hell and Back

By David Craddock, Apr 14, 2017 9:00am PDT

Doom has devoured productivity and personal relationships since id Software opened the floodgates to hell in 1993. Gatekeepers of the franchise's past, present, and future celebrate the weapons and level design that defined the classics, the pitfalls and triumphs involved in...

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"You can send full article to your Kindle - use this URL ..."

- ai_enabled see all 75 comments

A Link to the Past was released 25 years ago today on the SNES

By Raqib Huq, Apr 13, 2017 8:15pm PDT

Today we are revisiting history with a look at The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past.

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"I never beat that, only played the first few hours. I really wish there was a way to play it on ..."

- MagicWishMonkey see all 8 comments

Making a Hearthstone Card: Exploring Un'Goro with Elise

By Steve Watts, Apr 11, 2017 9:30am PDT

We take a behind-the-scenes look at the creative process and rejected designs for the new Hearthstone Legendary card, Elise the Trailblazer.

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