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Shack Ten: Best Resident Evil Games

By Shack Staff, Jan 27, 2017 2:40pm PST

We battled it out to write our definitive staff list of the best Resident Evil games.


"Code: Veronica shoulda been higher. And RE4 totally severed it's roots to become an action game."

- RevRaven see all 28 comments

Unboxing & Review: Razer BlackWidow V2 Mechanical Gaming Keyboard

By Greg Burke, Jan 24, 2017 5:20pm PST

The Razer BlackWidow V2 continues the legacy of offering the best tactile switches with the Green and Orange variants, and adds an alternative: the Razer Yellow switch.


Overwatch: Year of the Rooster 'Capture the Rooster' Brawl

By David Craddock, Jan 24, 2017 2:36pm PST

Feathers fly in the new CTF mode exclusive to Year of the Roster.


"I DID IT FOR SHACKNEWS! :) What do you guys think of this update? As you can see, I'm not the ..."

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Here are all the new skins in Overwatch Year of the Rooster

By David Craddock, Jan 24, 2017 2:30pm PST

See how the game's heroes dress to celebrate the Chinese New Year.


"I want mercy and zenyatta. Why does zen always have awesome skins for every event. "

- Fiisher see all 12 comments

Resident Evil 7 Review: Welcome Home

By Brittany Vincent, Jan 23, 2017 8:02am PST

The Baker family invited us into their home with open arms. How was our stay? Our review. 


"I disagree about your comment on VR. The game is absolutely terrifying in VR and takes the game ..."

- GodFather see all 11 comments

Halo Wars 2 Preview: Where Console and PC Collide

By Cassidee Moser, Jan 19, 2017 2:14pm PST

Halo Wars 2 is shaping up to be a worthy successor and a smart implementation of strategy games on a console. Read our full preview to learn more. 


"Crossplay in fps games dosent feel stacked because they neuter pc's advantages by limiting max ..."

- godm0de see all 3 comments

Stuff That Sucks: Nintendo Switch

By Greg Burke, Jan 18, 2017 1:00pm PST

Greg Burke and Asif Khan debate the console at the center of a heated debate across the entire Internet. Please take a look as we make our cases for and against buying the Nintendo Switch.


"Also, this pushed me to decide to buy one. Briefcase man's comment that it's actually a portable ..."

- IHATEDUST see all 67 comments

What Resident Evil Could Have Been

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 18, 2017 12:00pm PST

We take a look at the conceptual phase of the original Resident Evil, and some of the changes made through its development.


"Cool, no problem glad to help out. Nice, I am really looking forward to it as well, I have ..."

- valcan_s see all 11 comments

2064: Read Only Memories Review: Chmod 0000 Please

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 17, 2017 1:00pm PST

This title has style and flair, but heavy-handed writing and lack of substance and identity make the experience suffer.


Arms is Wii Sports Boxing by Way of Splatoon (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 17, 2017 7:50am PST

Arms takes the goofy boxing action of Wii Sports and adds extra layers of depth, making for a surprisingly strategic head-to-head boxing game.


"I swear I wrote a post saying the exact same thing as this article title but of course I can't ..."

- one random winner see all 3 comments

Nintendo Switch Could Become Nintendo's Best Portable System (Hands-On)

By Steve Watts, Jan 16, 2017 10:30am PST

To properly understand the strategy of Nintendo Switch, think of it more as a successor to the 3DS than the Wii U.


9 Questions Nintendo Needs to Answer about the Switch

By Steve Watts, Jan 12, 2017 8:00am PST

This is Nintendo's chance to make a big splash with a lot more detail on the Switch. Here's the questions that they absolutely must address.


"And I have to pull out my Wiimote and Wii Pro controller attachment, it's a huge PITA."

- one random winner see all 14 comments

How and where to watch the Nintendo Switch January livestream event

By David Craddock, Jan 11, 2017 12:36pm PST

Switch over to Shacknews tomorrow evening on January 12 at 11 p.m. ET to watch the broadcast. 


"I wish it wasn't so late, 11pm here. I may just wait til the morning to watch it ;0"

- cruncht1me see all 33 comments

Every Confirmed Nintendo Switch Game So Far

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 12:15pm PST

Here's a list of every confirmed title for the Nintendo Switch console/handheld hybrid.


"It's been multiple generations since a Nintendo console had decent 3rd party support, is what I ..."

- GodZilly see all 44 comments

Nintendo Switch: What We Know Pre-Press Event

By Jason Faulkner, Jan 11, 2017 10:00am PST

The Nintendo Switch reveal event will be streaming tomorrow night. Here's what we know about the Switch's games, release date, price, specs, rumors, and more, so far.