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Unleash the Beast: Analyzing Street Fighter 5's Blanka From the Casual & Pro Player Perspectives

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 22, 2018 3:00pm PST

The beast is back! But how different is Blanka from his past incarnations? Shacknews goes hands-on with the latest Street Fighter V: Arcade Edition character, while also taking a look at how the pros have been faring with him so far.


"It's what it should have been at launch, and then some. Aesthetic designs aside, I'm loving a ..."

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Shack's Arcade Corner: Spider-Man: The Video Game

By Greg Burke, Feb 21, 2018 4:45pm PST

Arcade Corner! Arcade Corner! Does whatever Arcade Corner does!


"lol @ that henchman death sound. Thanks Greg, now I'm going to have that awful sound in my head ..."

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Fe Review: Sound and Fury

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 21, 2018 3:00pm PST

Fe sets out to be a platformer set in a beautiful depiction of nature, but some of the notes just don't hit. Our review.


Brass Tactics Impressions: Tabletop Strategy In Virtual Reality

By Charles Singletary, Feb 21, 2018 2:40pm PST

The VR RTS (VRTS?) Brass Tactics launches this week and I've got some impressions from the first mission.


Game Trader: 4 Ways For Nintendo To Make Their Stock More Shareholder Friendly

By Asif Khan, Feb 21, 2018 10:30am PST

Nintendo's stock is on a tear over the past year, but there are some structural issues with the shares that need to be addressed to make the company more appealing to large and small shareholders in the U.S. and Japan.


"With vanguard it will let you get all the way through setting up your limit order, but the when ..."

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Shackcast Episode 021: Behold! The 10 out of 10 Club

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2018 5:15pm PST

We discuss what makes a game a 10 out of 10 at Shacknews on this week's episode.


"There are some staffers who haven’t played TLOZ and don’t want to, but they claim to be ..."

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Happy Hour: Rocket League Shenanigans

By Asif Khan, Feb 20, 2018 3:15pm PST

The gang is back with another Happy Hour live stream. We are playing Rocket League!


"Yesssssss, I will TOTES join you guys in on some rocket ball again!"

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Tespa Co-Founder Adam Rosen Discusses the Overwatch Fiesta Bowl and College Esports

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 19, 2018 11:00am PST

The Overwatch Fiesta Bowl is in the books, but Tespa's mission to spread college esports throughout the land continues. Shacknews had a chance over the weekend to speak to organization co-founder Adam Rosen about making this event happen, the growth of college esports, and T...


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The Cartridge Family 026 - Night In The Woods, Are Current-Gen Consoles Old, Impromptu Magoo-Mini

By Joe Stasio, Feb 18, 2018 3:00am PST

On today's show, Andrew's excited that he's playing a boring game.


Rainbow Six Siege: Hands-on with Operation Chimera's Lion & Finka

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 17, 2018 1:30pm PST

Two new Operators are coming to Rainbow Six Siege. Prior to their debut at the Six Invitational, Shacknews had an opportunity to go hands-on with both of these characters.


Shackcast Episode 020: Volatile Markets? Let's Blame Greg!

By Asif Khan, Feb 17, 2018 10:00am PST

The global stock markets have been all over the place the past few weeks. Don't worry, Greg Burke is here with sweet GoPro stock tips!


Top 10 Video Game Controllers

By Shack Staff, Feb 16, 2018 4:20pm PST

That's right. We are finally doing it for Shacknews. Here are our Staff's Top 10 Video Game Controllers.


"I'm sorry,but the GameCube controller is among one of the worst that I've ever played with. Not ..."

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Exclusive Adam Rippon Interview: Not The Olympic Ice Skater, Don't @ Him

By Blake Morse , Feb 16, 2018 1:56pm PST

One's an Olympic medal-winning skater, the other is a Potato-powered Sex Sloth' game developer. Can you tell them apart? 


This Weekend in Esports: What to Watch from 2/16-2/18

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 16, 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, Rainbow Six Siege holds its first Major of the year and reveals some new content.


Warframe Interview: Beyond The Plains Of Eidolon

By Blake Morse , Feb 15, 2018 12:11pm PST

The recent changes to Warframe were just the beginning. We chatted with the game's live operations and community manager to find out what the future holds beyond its first open-world expansion.