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Opinion: The iPhone 6S' 3D Touch Could Potentially Change Gaming As We Know It

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 09, 2015 3:15pm PDT

While not many core gamers will look to the iPhone as a serious gaming platform, the introduction of 3D Touch technology in the new iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus has the potential to drastically change the way games are played.


"I wonder if there is some kind of locked down patent on this or if we will see this on Android ..."

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Apple unveils iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus with 3D Touch

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 09, 2015 11:31am PDT

Today's Apple Event continued with the reveal of the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus, which Apple is touting as the most advanced smartphones ever.


Here's where to Watch today's Apple TV, iPhone 6S event

By Shack Staff, Sep 09, 2015 8:50am PDT

Apple is preparing to make some major announcements today, and here's where and how you can watch the event as it happens.


Opinion: High Hopes and Realistic Expectations of Apple TV

By Asif Khan, Sep 08, 2015 1:45pm PDT

Apple is preparing an announcement tomorrow, and speculation is high that it will finally take video games seriously. A long-time Apple investor, Asif Khan explains why a more moderate move is likely.


"My big hope would be 4K support. With 4K becoming more and more mainstream, it would be great ..."

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Hearthstone: The Grand Tournament release time happening after 10am PT (Update: It's live!)

By Daniel Perez, Aug 24, 2015 9:00am PDT

Blizzard has revealed we'll be getting The Grand Tournament pretty soon, or not. They don't have an exact time, but at least we know it won't happen before 10am PT.


"It's up! https://twitter.com/PlayHearthstone/status/635859527246569472"

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Will Wright Brings THRED-ed Storytelling to Mobile Devices

By Steven Wong, May 07, 2015 10:30am PDT

We speak to Will Wright, who introduces us to THRED, a new social networking app that allows users to take images from various sources to create stories. Using the app, people can share their experiences in an easy to read way right from their phones. Get to know how Wr...


Grim Fandango Remastered now available on iOS and Android

By Daniel Perez, May 06, 2015 8:10am PDT

Double Fine Productions has announced it has released an iOS and Android version of Grim Fandango Remastered, allowing fans of the classic point-and-click adventure game to play while on the go.


"works great on my vita/ps4 version. it's 4:3 though but if you listen to the commentary you can ..."

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Heroic Guide: Omnotron Defense System, Maloriak, Atramedes, Nefarian

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2015 4:15pm PDT

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft rolls on with its fifth and final wing, the Hidden Lab. Here's how to take down Nefarian for good.


How a Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft Card is Made

By Steve Watts, Apr 30, 2015 11:00am PDT

With special access to internal documents and insights from Hearthstone designers, Shacknews takes an up-close and in-depth look at the iterative process behind card creation, by focusing squarely on one card from the new Blackrock Mountain set.


"Interesting breakdown of their card iterations, thanks! The brief touch on bluffing is also ..."

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Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Heroic Guide: Razorgore, Vaelastrasz, Chromaggus, Lord Nefarius

By Steve Watts, Apr 24, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft rolls on with its fourth wing, Blackwing Lair. Here's how to finish of Lord Victor Nefarius and his best dragon minions.


Hearthstone Blackrock Mountain Heroic Guide: Highlord Omokk, General Drakkisath, Rend Blackhand

By Steve Watts, Apr 16, 2015 7:30pm PDT

Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft rolls on with its third wing, Blackrock Spire. Here's how to betray Lord Nefarius and live to tell about it.


Apple wins patent for iPhone-powered virtual reality headset

By Daniel Perez, Feb 18, 2015 1:25pm PST

If this patent is any indication of the future, then you should prepare to be swamped with VR headsets.


"either way, with the original patents being as old as they are, I think any product will diverge ..."

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2014 in Review: Technology

By Daniel Perez, Dec 26, 2014 11:00am PST

Shacknews takes a look back at some of the most notable news stories in tech.


"I just got paid usd6784 working off my laptop this month. And if you think that's cool, my ..."

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Hearthstone for iPhone and Android phones delayed to early 2015

By Daniel Perez, Oct 22, 2014 7:30am PDT

Those looking to take their Hearthstone addiction while on the go will have to wait just a bit longer as Blizzard has announced the game will release in early 2015.


Assassin's Creed Identity announced as free-to-play iOS game

By Daniel Perez, Sep 30, 2014 1:20pm PDT

Yet another Assassin's Creed game has been announced this year. This time, it's a free-to-play iOS game set during the Italian Renaissance.


"Blame the iPhone crowd for that. They got so enamored with free and 99 cent apps. That wrecked ..."

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