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Anticipation 2015: HD remakes, remasters, and re-releases

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 07, 2015 1:00pm PST

Shacknews has been looking into the games to look forward to in 2015, but the past couple of years have also seen some noteworthy remakes and re-releases from past generations. Since 2015 will likely be more of the same, we look to some remakes we'd like to see.

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PS4 Data Bank leads Nyko's CES 2015 lineup

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 07, 2015 11:00am PST

While there isn't a lot for consoles at this year's CES, Nyko came fully prepared with a new lineup of gadgets to show off to Shacknews.

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Most Anticipated 2015: Steven's Picks

By Steven Wong, Jan 06, 2015 1:00pm PST

Welcome to 2015! As is tradition, the Shacknews staff weighs in on the games they're most looking forward to in the new year. Here are Mananging Editor Steven's picks.

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Opinion: Why Awesome Games Done Quick and speed runs are so fascinating

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 06, 2015 12:00pm PST

Games Done Quick is holding their biannual charity celebration for speed runners. So just what is it about the world of speed runs that's so fascinating to watch? Let's examine some of the reasons.

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Most Anticipated 2015: Ozzie's Picks

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 05, 2015 1:00pm PST

Welcome to 2015! As is tradition, the Shacknews staff weighs in on the games they're most looking forward to in the new year. First up is senior editor Ozzie Mejia.

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"So many games I'm looking forward to, Zelda, MGSV, Batman. It looks like a good year, but my ..."

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2014 Game of the Year: Dragon Age: Inquisition

By Daniel Perez, Jan 02, 2015 10:30am PST

With improvements that arguably make it the best Dragon Age title in the series, Dragon Age: Inquisition takes our Game of the Year award for 2014.

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2014 Game of the Year 2: Far Cry 4

By Steven Wong, Jan 02, 2015 10:00am PST

Far Cry 4 makes fighting a civil war against well-armed soldiers, surviving against deadly animals, and confronting a crazy dictator sound like fun! Fending off honey badgers and riding atop an elephant to overrun outposts in the beautiful country of Kyrat must be a great ti...

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2014 Games That Flew Under the Radar

By Steven Wong, Jan 01, 2015 1:00pm PST

2014 has been a great year for video games, but there are plenty of excellent games that flew under the rader and didn't get the recognition they deserve. Here are ten games that might have passed you by, but are well worth checking out.

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2014 in Review: Nintendo

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 01, 2015 11:00am PST

Nintendo struggled for the past couple of years, but has finally begun to emerge from the depths once more in 2014.

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2014 Game of the Year 4: Super Smash Bros. for 3DS/Wii U

By Ozzie Mejia, Jan 01, 2015 10:00am PST

In which Nintendo does more than make a great fighting game, but also honors its rich history.

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2014 in Review: Shacknews

By Steve Watts, Dec 31, 2014 11:59pm PST

As 2014 comes to a close, we look back at all the changes that have come to Shacknews.com this year.

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2014 Game of the Year 5: Mario Kart 8

By Steve Watts, Dec 31, 2014 2:00pm PST

Even as Nintendo's Wii U struggles, games like Mario Kart 8 make the platform more than worth your while.

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2014 in Review: Microsoft

By Steve Watts, Dec 31, 2014 11:00am PST

We take a look back at 2014 for Microsoft: a year of transition as the console war with PlayStation 4 heated up.

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2014 Game of the Year 6: Shovel Knight

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 31, 2014 10:00am PST

2014 was the year for shovelry!

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2014 Game of the Year 7: South Park: The Stick of Truth

By Daniel Perez, Dec 30, 2014 2:00pm PST

For our seventh choice of our Game of the Year countdown, we take a trip down to South Park to meet some friends of ours.

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