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Mighty No 9 Review: Superfluous Fighting Robot

By Steve Watts, Jun 20, 2016 9:20pm PDT

Mighty No 9 was to be the second coming of Mega Man, but does it live up to the Blue Bomber's legacy? Our review.


"I notice a lot of people write 'don't purchase it', well, it seems this game is a ..."

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E3 2016: Nioh is Ninja Gaiden Souls

By David Craddock, Jun 20, 2016 3:15pm PDT

Team Ninja has infused Nioh with traces of Dark Souls and Ninja Gaiden to create one of the most interesting Souls-likes yet.


E3 2016: Yooka-Laylee Ushers In a New Age of 3D Platformers

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 20, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Yooka-Laylee is proof there's still plenty of life left in the 3D platformer. 


E3 2016: Dropzone is Part MOBA and all RTS

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 20, 2016 10:00am PDT

Dropzone is a new breed of RTS from developer Sparkypants. With mechanics pulled from both RTS games and MOBAs alike, it’s a unique experience that really hits home.


"Awesome article! I can't wait for more people to play this game. It really is the most intense ..."

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Making A Believable Apocalypse in Video Games: From Life is Strange to Death Stranding

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 20, 2016 8:30am PDT

How does one effectively communicate the finality of the apocalypse when it comes to gaming?


E3 2016 Live Stream: Shacknews Final Post-E3 Show

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 4:15pm PDT

All things must come to an end, so gather 'round your monitor, TV, or mobile device and watch our FINAL post-E3 show!


E3 2016 Live Stream: Devolver Digital stops by with Shadow Warrior 2, Serious Sam VR, and more

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 2:45pm PDT

Devolver Digital has quite the lineup of games at E3 this year, and lucky for us, they'll be joining us to show them all off!


E3 2016 Live Stream: Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr sets its sights on our booth

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 12:45pm PDT

Prepare to see the desctructive power of Warhammer 40K: Inquisitor - Martyr!


E3 2016 Live Stream: Sega brings the heat with Sonic Boom Fire & Ice and Big Ben

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 10:45am PDT

Sega is dropping by our booth this year to show off Sonic Boom Fire & Ice. Get ready to go really fast!


"Can you ask the team if there will be a console and PC version of the game?"

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E3 2016: Crossout crosses vehicular combat with Mad Max madness

By David Craddock, Jun 16, 2016 10:10am PDT

Like if Mad Max and Twisted Metal had a baby in a sandbox.


E3 2016: Shadow Warrior 2 Delivers Extra Awesome Demon Killing

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 16, 2016 8:58am PDT

Lo Wang is back, along with demons, weapons, and dick jokes. 


"They have been dealt with. Thanks to those who use the great Duke Nuked."

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E3 2016 Live Stream: Grip Digital jumps in with Skylar & Plux: Adventure on Clover Island

By Daniel Perez, Jun 16, 2016 8:45am PDT

Grip Digital will be in our booth to show off its upcoming third-person platformer, Skylar and Plux.


E3 2016: Days Gone is a Zombie Game Behind the Times

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 16, 2016 8:30am PDT

Days Gone isn't bad, it just seems so very outdated. 


"I mean, why not just make the main protagonist a straight white male while you're at it. "

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E3 2016: Absolver is a True-to-Form Martial Arts Game

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 16, 2016 8:07am PDT

Absolver takes fighting seriously, and that's a good thing. 


E3 2016: Agents of Mayhem and the Hurts of Latter-Day Saints

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2016 11:15pm PDT

The Saints Row series painted Volition into a corner. Agents of Mayhem blasts its way back out again.


"This sounds awesome! As much as I loved subsequent Saints Row games, there was something great ..."

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