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Hearthstone: Why I Play Rogue

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 20, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Hearthstone is out now on both PC and iPad. With new players joining the battle each day, Shacknews is closely examining each of the game's nine classes and learning how to play with all of them from the perspective of Chatty. Next up is Valeera Sanguinar, the Rogue.

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"No worries. I'll have another thread going soon, so keep an eye out for it."

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Pillars of Eternity preview: to Infinity and beyond

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 20, 2014 8:00am PDT

Pillars of Eternity is looking to live up to the vaunted legacy created by classic Infinity Engine games. If the opening stages are any indication, it's well on its way.

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"Yeah, I'll probably do the same. I did that with Shadowrun Returns as well."

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Team Fortress 2 Love & War update goes live with bread-based weaponry

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 19, 2014 12:45pm PDT

Team Fortress 2's Love & War update is now live with new weapons and collectibles, along with some tweaks to some old weapons that might get some veterans' attention.

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Steam Summer sale kicks off today

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2014 10:00am PDT

The annual Steam Summer Sale began today, offering the yearly steep discounts on PC games.

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"Uh... if it has choices, it's by definition not a linear game."

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Team Fortress 2 kicks off 'Love and War' update

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2014 7:00am PDT

The countdown clock for Team Fortress 2 was leading to the "Love and War" update. The first day showed off some new taunts, but the real star is a lengthy animated short.

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"Don't act like this is something new for Valve, most of their sequels have taken 5-10 years to ..."

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Team Fortress 2 clock counting down

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2014 8:53am PDT

Team Fortress 2's official site has kicked off a countdown clock, leading towards tonight at 5 PM.

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"Hopefully it's the fix for MvM to make it faster to get in games. I'd love to play some MvM, ..."

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Tales from the Borderlands: Seen at E3 2014

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 11, 2014 9:00am PDT

Telltale is quickly setting Tales From The Borderlands apart from its previous efforts, thanks to some inherent qualities of the Borderlands universe. Shacknews checks out the game's first half-hour and discovers just what tremendous liars the two main characters are.

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Insurgency adds Steam Workshop support

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2014 3:30pm PDT

Insurgency now has Steam Workshop support, along with a new map called Sinjar, for old-school Modern Infantry Combat fans.

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Hearthstone: Why I Play Priest

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 06, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Hearthstone is out now on both PC and iPad. With new players joining the battle each day, Shacknews is closely examining each of the game's nine classes and learning how to play with all of them from the perspective of Chatty. Next up is Anduin Wrynn, the Priest.

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"Yeah, the Pyro combo is really good and you play some shenanigans with it in some cases. I've ..."

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Shacknews Live: League of Legends... Take 2! [Update: It's over!]

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 04, 2014 8:45am PDT

Last week, Shacknews' Sam Leichtamer attempted to play through League of Legends live on the Shacknews Twitch channel. It didn't quite work out so well, because of some technical difficulties. Now Sam returns to try again. And by golly, this time, it's going to happen!

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"see what I mean about checking with the chatty folks for capture gear tips? :)"

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Costume Quest 2 coming to new platforms, first screens released

By Steve Watts, Jun 04, 2014 8:00am PDT

Double Fine revealed the first screenshots of Costume Quest 2, and announced that its platforms will include PlayStation 4 and Xbox One.

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"Cannot wait. Up there as one of my most anticipated games for (hopefully) 2014."

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Homefront: The Revolution fighting for freedom in 2015 on PC, Xbox One, and PS4

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 02, 2014 6:00am PDT

In 2011, Crytek announced their intention to developer a sequel to Homefront. Today, they've announced Homefront: The Revolution, which sees North Korea conquer the United States in 2025 and average citizens in Philadelphia fight for their freedom.

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"It didn't have anything to do with China being too friendly. It was THQs fuckup for not letting ..."

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1,001 Spikes to impale players on June 3

By Ozzie Mejia, May 31, 2014 3:00pm PDT

Indie developer Nicalis has announced that the upcoming masochistic platformer 1,001 Spikes will indeed release simultaneously on all of its intended platforms this coming Tuesday. June 3 will see 1,001 Spikes release on PC, PlayStation 4, Vita, Mac, as well as on Wii U and ...

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"This game seems to remind me a lot about Rick Dangerous, and that's a good thing."

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Hearthstone: Why I Play Druid

By Ozzie Mejia, May 30, 2014 1:00pm PDT

Hearthstone is out now on both PC and iPad. With new players joining the battle each day, Shacknews is closely examining each of the game's nine classes and learning how to play with all of them from the perspective of Chatty. Next up is Malfurion Stormrage, the Druid.

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"One of the few effective counters to this, appropriately enough, is the Druid's Naturalize spell."

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Marvel Heroes getting '2015' update next month

By Steve Watts, May 30, 2014 12:15pm PDT

Gazillion Entertainment has announced that next month, to ring in the one-year anniversary of Marvel Heroes, it will introduce a "Marvel Heroes 2015" update. It will include a new end-game raid, and that date will also see the launch of the Mac open beta.

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"I should also point out that by "next month", he really means "next week". Raids, trading, ..."

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