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Monkey Island creator announces new point-and-click adventure game

By Daniel Perez, Nov 19, 2014 12:00pm PST

Miss the glory days of old-school adventure games? Well, Thimbleweed Park is here to fill that vapid hole in your very existence.

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"Not even that, this just looks like more of the same. Maniac Mansion was a neat game but this is ..."

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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is Amazon's Deal of the Day for $40

By Daniel Perez, Nov 17, 2014 8:35am PST

Been on the fence whether or not to get Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel? Well, Amazon has the game discounted by 33% as one of its deals of the day.

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World of Warcraft North American servers suffer DDoS attack

By Daniel Perez, Nov 14, 2014 8:00am PST

Blizzard has confirmed the North American servers for World of Warcraft suffered from a DDoS attack.

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"TBC had everyone horde/alliance in the same zone. it was also a disaster on launch day. "

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Dungeon Defenders 2 enters Steam Early Access in December

By Daniel Perez, Nov 10, 2014 12:05pm PST

Dungeon Defenders is making a triumphant return this year as it'll be available on Steam Early Access starting next month.

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"no xbox? this was super fun as a local multiplayer co-op game"

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Apple's 27-inch iMac with Retina Display announced; features 'Retina 5K'

By Daniel Perez, Oct 16, 2014 2:00pm PDT

A new 27-inch iMac was announced today which features a new Retina Display that Apple refers to as "Retina 5K."

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Minecraft LEGO sets leak online

By Daniel Perez, Oct 14, 2014 7:20am PDT

Minecraft is about to get even more blocky now that a Lego set based on the game is expected to be released this holiday season.

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"Yea they were cool, if these sets are bigger, fuller sets, hell yea count me in!"

- Nerdsbeware see all 15 comments

South Park Pinball launching this week across all supported platforms

By Daniel Perez, Oct 13, 2014 6:30am PDT

Zen Studios has announced South Park Pinball will be launching this week on PlayStation, Xbox, PC, Mac, and mobile platforms.

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"It sounds like these are actual clips from the show so no sound-alike voice actors! Yes! These ..."

- icecreambus see all 4 comments

'Astro Edition' A50, A40, and MixAmp Pro now available

By Daniel Perez, Oct 08, 2014 12:45pm PDT

Astro's new line of "Astro Edition" versions of its A50, A40, and MixAmp Pro are now available for purchase.

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"Even worse is that when you're looking at the direct link to the chatty thread, you can't see ..."

- OverloadUT see all 4 comments

The Sims 4 getting free content starting today

By Steven Wong, Oct 01, 2014 9:40am PDT

The Sims 4 is getting three updates in the coming months, all for free, starting today. It's time to socialize with grandpa's ghost, and have your sims geek out Star Wars style.

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"My understanding is 4 is a vast improvement over 2. Over 3? is debatable"

- RikiTiki2 see all 4 comments

Wasteland 2 review: Surviving the apocalypse

By Steven Wong, Sep 22, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Wasteland 2 is a return to an old-school kind of role-playing experience, which means that it isnt' simple or easy, but it grabs your attention nonetheless. See what it takes to survive in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.

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"Well, I take it as meaning that aside from the specific issues he mentioned, it's a great game ..."

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Bejeweled 3 free today on Origin

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2014 10:50am PDT

Origin's On the House program has marked down Bejeweled 3 by 100%--otherwise known as "free."

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World of Warcraft to recycle idled character names

By Daniel Perez, Sep 17, 2014 8:30am PDT

Blizzard expects to set the gates open for other players to snag up character names from players who have idled characters.

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"I wish more services would fucking do this, like XBL, Tumblr, PSN, etc"

- abrasion see all 3 comments

Hearthstone 'Curse of Naxxramas': The AfterNaxx interview

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2014 2:00pm PDT

Hearthstone's "Curse of Naxxramas" expansion has come to a close, and Shacknews talked to Blizzard's Eric Dodds and Jason Chayes about how it started, how it's already impacting the game, and what it's teaching the studio for the future.

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"Yeah, the Paladin challenge felt much more luck-based than the others. I get that it's about ..."

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How to finish Hearthsone's Heroic 'Frostworm Lair'

By Steve Watts, Aug 21, 2014 6:45am PDT

Hearthstone's "Curse of Naxxramas" expansion wraps up with the Frostwyrm Lair, home to two of the toughest bosses of the entire set. If you're having trouble getting that special card back, we can help.

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How to survive Hearthstone's Heroic 'Plague Quarter'

By Steve Watts, Jul 30, 2014 12:00pm PDT

The next wing of the Hearthstone "Curse of Naxxramas" expansion is out, and we guide you through taking down its ultra-tough Heroic-level bosses. 

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"How to survive Hearthstone's Heroic 'Plague Quarter' - Heroicly failed in getting the product to ..."

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