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10 Things We Want Added to No Man's Sky

By Shack Staff, Aug 18, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Populated planets, multiplayer, and customization options are just some of the many things we'd like to see added to Hello Games' latest. 


"1: Elite Dangerous. NMS needs to be the planetary life generator module for ED"

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Champions of Anteria Preview: Cheeky Tactics

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 17, 2016 12:20am PDT

Champions of Anteria is a strategy/tactics game with a goofy personality and many layers. 


For Honor Preview: Gods of War

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 17, 2016 12:20am PDT

For Honor is a brutal, entertaining multiplayer experience. Read on to learn more. 


No Man's Sky: How to Increase your Ship and Exosuit Inventory Space

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 10, 2016 1:00pm PDT

Keep running out of inventory space to store your stuff? Let us help!


"The upgrades thing is basically inspired directly by Elite where you had to trade cargo space ..."

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5 Cool Things to Do In Your First Hour of No Man's Sky

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 09, 2016 1:30pm PDT

Learn new words. Make friends with weird creatures. There's a lot you can do in No Man's Sky, but these five things should get you started off right. 


"You need a variance from perfect symmetry, rickety-tickety-too. Some spice. Some zazz."

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No Man's Sky and the Dangers of Hype

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 08, 2016 5:00pm PDT

No Man's Sky is one of the most anticipated games of the past few years...and that is almost assuredly going to hurt it when it finally releases. 


"I was actually interested in Doom,but after watching Angry Joe review it,it looks like the most ..."

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Okhlos Preview: Mob Mentality

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 04, 2016 5:31pm PDT

Okhlos blends multiple genres together to craft a quirky, fun strategy game about destroying Olympus. 


"Lamo. I love this Aardvark the forgetful editor default name thing."

- Revo99 see all 18 comments

Mother Russia Bleeds Preview: Gore Galore

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 03, 2016 7:00pm PDT

Mother Russia Bleeds is shaping up to be a savage and bloody good time. 


"cool, i was looking at late 80's early 90's arcade games on youtube earlier"

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Civilization 6: Discussing World Leaders With Designer Anton Strenger

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 03, 2016 7:00am PDT

We recently sat down with Senior Gameplay Designer Anton Strenger to chat about Teddy Roosevelt, Beyond Earth's influence, and how they go about picking new leaders for Civilization 6. 


Windscape Preview: Fantasy Second Life

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

With style and substance, Windscape is a gorgeous take on the open world sandbox game. 


Discovering California Through Pokemon Go

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 19, 2016 3:00pm PDT

Pokemon Go is more than just a fun little AR game. 


"We had a similar experience - what got me to start playing it was waking up at a hotel near the ..."

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Back to the Future: The Noble Quest for Game Preservation

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 14, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Meet the people who devote their time to keeping gaming history intact. 


"Thanks so much for the love, guys!! I really enjoyed putting this piece together and could not ..."

- cassideem see all 21 comments

Smoke and Mirrors: The Half-Truths and Misrepresentation of Past E3s

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 10, 2016 3:00pm PDT

I spy with my cynical eye...


"Not a bad little article on the pitfalls of hype....and now, back to our regularly scheduled hype."

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Where are They Now? The Forgotten Announcements of E3 2015

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 10, 2016 10:00am PDT

There were a lot of interesting announcements at E3 2015, but a lot of them have since been mired in silence. What happened, and where are they now?


""The Fractured, But Hole" is a typo, should be "Whole". You were thinking of something nastier I ..."

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The Turing Test Preview: Exploring Europa

By Cassidee Moser, May 18, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Explore, solve puzzles, and learn the secrets of a space station on Europa in The Turing Test.