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E3 2017: Robocraft Gameplay Interview with Luis Dellinger

By -Shack Staff, Jun 16, 2017 11:40am PDT

Freejam was available to talk about its recently unveiled Robocraft Infinity for Xbox One, so they stopped by our E3 2017 booth to chat!


E3 2017: Re-learning combat in Assassin's Creed: Origins

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2017 11:00am PDT

There are many elements of Assassin's Creed: Origins that feel familiar. The combat is not one of them, as it has been redesigned. Shacknews gives it a try.


E3 2017: Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite Feels Like a Retread of UMvC3

By Greg Burke, Jun 15, 2017 8:00pm PDT

I only spent a short time with Marvel Vs. Capcom Infinite, but my brief hands-on demo left me worried.


"It's not all MCU, definitely a lot of it though. Hawkeye is definitely using his animated ..."

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E3 2017: Day 2 Recap - Yacht Club, Creative Assembly, and All Interviews From the Show

By David Craddock, Jun 15, 2017 9:30am PDT

Every live video from our booth has been archived and collected for your viewing pleasure and edification.


E3 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors is the Koei-Nintendo Combo That Makes Sense

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2017 9:00am PDT

Fire Emblem's wide array of characters and focus on the battlefield makes it a perfect fit for KT's classic action series.


E3 2017: Destiny 2's Story and PC Controls Converted Me to Bungie's MMO World

By David Craddock, Jun 14, 2017 11:00pm PDT

Bungie is on track to course-correct its Destiny series through better usage of storytelling devices—and a story—combined with pixel-perfect PC controls.


"I loved Destiny 1, made few friends from here on it. Excited to get back into it with Destiny 2!"

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E3 2017: 7 Games Missing from the Show

By David Craddock, Jun 14, 2017 10:30am PDT

While I didn’t expect release dates for these no-shows, the barest glimpse—just a screenshot!—would have been appreciated.


"I think it's more CSGO and dota 2 now. Not as much buzz from TF2 nowadays"

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E3 2017: How Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus Shows the Potential Strength of Disabled Heroes

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 14, 2017 10:00am PDT

B.J. Blazkowicz is coming back to the upcoming Wolfenstein sequel bigger and badder than ever. But he doesn't start off that way in the Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus demo and, honestly, there's something cool about that. Shacknews goes hands-on.


""He could also Roth's microwave fields" needs a missing word to sensify the sentence, yo. "

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E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.


"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

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E3 2017: Days Gone is More Horizon: Zero Dawn Than Last of Us

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2017 9:45pm PDT

If you played Horizon and thought, 'this is good, but I wish these robots were zombies,' do I have a game for you.


E3 2017: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is Actually Brilliant

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2017 12:00pm PDT

How Ubisoft turned me from a Mario + Rabbids skeptic into an evangelist. Have you heard the good news?


E3 2017: How Call of Duty: WWII and its campaign aim to return to the old days

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2017 12:00pm PDT

Trench warfare. Flamethrowers. Bands of brothers. Call of Duty: WWII is Call of Duty as it once was and Shacknews got a chance to witness one of the upcoming game's campaign stages.


E3 2017: Breaking down the Spider-Man demo from the PlayStation E3 Press Conference

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2017 11:00am PDT

There was a lot to soak in from the PlayStation E3 Press Conference's gameplay demo of Insomniac Games' Spider-Man. Shacknews breaks down five key points from the eight-minute video.


E3 2017: How Coco Bandicoot found her way into the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2017 8:00am PDT

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is centered around reliving the old mascot's glory days, but Vicarious Visions has a surprise for fans of his kid sister.


E3 2017: Our Live Reaction to Spider-Man and Other Games from Sony's E3 Conference

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 12:59am PDT

Spider-Man gameplay footage, a rough-and-tumble God of War, and more.