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WWE 2K18 Review: Not A Good Brother

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 25, 2017 6:05am PDT

A lighting upgrade cannot salvage this stale mess.


"I really want to do more posts/videos when I get done with Xenoblade :("

- roushimsx see all 6 comments

Final Score: Destiny 2

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 24, 2017 1:00pm PDT

With Destiny 2 hitting PC today, we're taking a look back at the Shacknews review, along with some reviews from top critics, to see how Bungie's sequel has fared across all platforms.


Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 4 Burning Questions After 'Brave New World'

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Now that Life is Strange: Before the Storm has wrapped up its second episode, Shacknews has some questions to ask before the series wraps up.


"I am so glad I discovered Life Is Strange after the series had completed. The cliffhangers here ..."

- Lionhart32935 see all 4 comments

It's Quiz Time Preview: Breaking our Brains at TwitchCon 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2017 12:00pm PDT

If you miss the old Buzz! quiz show from the old PlayStation days, you might want to see what Snap Finger Click has lined up. A crew of former Buzz! developers are working on a new quiz game and Shacknews got to take a look during TwitchCon 2017.


Tools of the Trade: Best Streaming Tools Spotted at TwitchCon 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2017 8:00am PDT

Shacknews spent the weekend at TwitchCon and is reporting back with some of the best streaming tools spotted at the show.


"neat article! I loved all the gear at the first TC. good to see innovation still going on."

- hirez see all 2 comments

New Releases for 10/23-10/29: The Biggest Week of 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 22, 2017 12:00pm PDT

It's the biggest week of video game releases of 2017. Mario! Wolfenstein! Assassin's Creed! Need more than that? Okay, there's also Destiny 2 on PC.


"I'm still not sure how I'm going to find time for Destiny 2, Wolf 2, Mario, and AssOrigins."

- Vincent Grayson see all 5 comments

The Cartridge Family 010: Nintendo Switch Obsessed, Visceral Memorial, Deadspace is 9 Years Old

By Joe Stasio, Oct 20, 2017 4:20pm PDT

There are ups and downs in life and games alike. This week we look back on Visceral Games and their contributions to gaming history.


Mario Odyssey Will Be the Switch's Technical Showcase

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 20, 2017 2:55pm PDT

October 27 cannot come fast enough.


"Do you guys not get a review copy till next Friday with everyone else?"

- ThatsBriskBaby see all 11 comments

This Weekend in Esports: What to Watch from 10/20-10/22

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2017 7:30am PDT

The video game landscape is covered in competitive gaming. Shacknews would like to offer an overview of what to watch for this coming weekend. And this weekend... it's Tetris, baby!


"https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=m8qW4rJZ_wY&feature=youtu.be Inside Korea's Gaming Rehab ..."

- anhero see all 2 comments

Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 'Brave New World' Impressions

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2017 6:00am PDT

For the second episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Deck Nine puts together one of the best episodes of the entire series to date. Shacknews is here with our full impressions.


Nintendo-ing the Holidays: Hands-on with the Switch and 3DS Holiday Lineup

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Shacknews recently had a chance to pick up a handful of games set to hit Nintendo platforms over the next couple of months, including Xenoblade Chronicles 2, Fire Emblem Warriors, Mario Party: The Top 100, and Rocket League.


"They've got one hell of a holiday lineup, mainly because of Mario"

- dukeofgnar see all 5 comments

Star Wars Battlefront 2 Campaign Preview: Inferno Squad Strikes Back

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 19, 2017 9:00am PDT

One of the biggest unknown quantities regarding Star Wars Battlefront II was the game's campaign. Shacknews recently had a chance to go hands-on with the opening minutes of the game's story and meets Iden Versio for the first time.


"I'm super interested in everyone's take on the single-player. In my old age I'm terrible at ..."

- fatman see all 3 comments

Mionix Naos 7000 Review: A Challenger Appears

By Chris Jarrard, Oct 18, 2017 1:05pm PDT

Part 2 of a gaming mouse review roundup


Hearthstone: The Winners & Losers of the HCT Summer Championship

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 18, 2017 12:00pm PDT

With the HCT Summer Championship in the past, Shacknews takes a look at the biggest winners and losers of the weekend.


"Hunter is pretty bad right now. I've been laddering with rogue this month and the random class ..."

- thecatinthehat see all 3 comments

Hearthstone: Analyzing the Biggest Changes from the October 17 Update

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 17, 2017 4:00pm PDT

To go along with Hallow's End activities, Blizzard issued a new patch for Hearthstone with some noteworthy changes. Shacknews is here to break them down.