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Here's What You Missed at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Brittany Vincent, Dec 06, 2016 8:35am PST

All the rest of the bits and bobs from PlayStation Experience and its various presentations. 


Dead Rising 4 Review: A Frank Assessment

By Steve Watts, Dec 06, 2016 12:01am PST

Dead Rising 4 unabashedly goes back to its roots with a familiar hero and setting, but can it recapture the magic? Our review.


Breaking Down the Clues in the Death Stranding Trailer

By Cassidee Moser, Dec 05, 2016 4:37pm PST

What is Death Stranding? We still have no idea, but that's not gonna stop us from trying to make sense of it. 


Nidhogg 2: Drawing swords at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2016 2:00pm PST

It's got a new look (boy, does it have a new look), but does Nidhogg 2 play like the original? Shacknews goes hands-on at this year's PlayStation Experience.


Pyre: Hands-on with the new Versus mode at PlayStation Experience 2016

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 05, 2016 12:00pm PST

In addition to the rich story mode, Supergiant is fleshing out its latest effort with a new head-to-head Versus mode. Shacknews went to PlayStation Experience to go hands-on.


The 7 Best Oculus Touch Launch Games

By Asif Khan, Dec 05, 2016 8:20am PST

Oculus Touch controllers come out tomorrow. Are you still figuring out which games to pick up on launch day? Don't worry Shack has your back with the 7 games you have to experience.


Shack Ten: Video games that changed dramatically between announcement and release

By Shack Staff, Dec 02, 2016 4:00pm PST

Team Fortress 2? Is that you? And Halo! Did you do something third-person-y with your hair?


"For the record I actually like the way Dark Sector turned out. There was too little in the ..."

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Obituary: Remembering Stephen Hornback, videogame artist and 'Duke's Mighty Foot'

By David Craddock, Dec 02, 2016 3:15pm PST

The developers of Wolfenstein 3D, Rise of the Triad, Duke Nukem 3D, and other games say goodbye to their friend and colleague.


"This was a nice article; don't always know the names behind the games that brought us joy."

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Exploring Rogue One with Star Wars: Battlefront Scarif DLC & X-Wing VR Mission

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 02, 2016 3:00pm PST

As its final piece of DLC, Star Wars: Battlefront is jumping into Rogue One. Shacknews had a chance to check out the new content, as well as the new virtual reality X-Wing mission.


"I did play the whole thing and it was about 15-20 minutes. Sadly, sadly too short."

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Unboxing Blizzard's Hearthstone mystery box

By David Craddock, Dec 01, 2016 6:30am PST

Greg Burke squares his shoulders and peers into the unknown. What dangers and/or swag lurk inside?


Hearthstone 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan': The Best Cards to Craft and Dust

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2016 10:30am PST

Hearthstone's next expansion introduces a lot of new cards, but not all were created equal. We guide you through the must-have staples and the dust-worthy additions.


"Aiight, I'm gonna bite on this expansion and do it right this time. Ima tear mad packs and step. ..."

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Super Mario Maker for 3DS falls well short of original

By Steve Watts, Nov 30, 2016 9:00am PST

With sharing features decimated, Super Mario Maker is a shell of its former self–even as it adds some nifty features.


"Well they won't have this problem next time since the platforms are combined lolol"

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Hearthstone 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan' Card Reviews (Part 5)

By Steve Watts, Nov 29, 2016 7:00am PST

We finalize our in-depth look at the upcoming Hearthstone 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan' expansion with all the rest, just before its release this Thursday!


Here are All of Hearthstone's 'Mean Streets of Gadgetzan' Cards

By Shack Staff, Nov 28, 2016 12:20pm PST

Check out the full line-up of revealed cards for the upcoming Hearthstone expansion, Mean Streets of Gadgetzan.


Watch the Gang play Cards Against Humanity while you watch Holiday Hole!

By Asif Khan, Nov 25, 2016 11:11pm PST

In honor of Cards Against Humanity's Holiday Hole, we bring you our stream of the party game for horrible people from Extra Life 2016.