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E3 2017: Forza Motorsport 7 Was Built From the Ground Up For PC

By John Keefer, Jun 14, 2017 7:20pm PDT

Building the game that way made it easier to develop for Xbox One X, Forza Creative Director Dan Greenawalt said.


"It's been patched a few times and runs a bit better now. Forza proper is a lot less ..."

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E3 2017: Halo Wars 2 Awakening the Nightmare Expansion Gameplay Interview With Barry Feather

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2017 6:00pm PDT

The franchise's executive producer talks about the just announced DLC, Awakening the Nightmare.


E3 2017: Sea of Thieves Gameplay Interview with Ted Timmins

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2017 5:35pm PDT

Steve has a chat with the PC design lead about how seaworthy Sea of Thieves actually is. 


Shack@E3 Day 2: Microsoft, Ubisoft, Destiny 2, and More

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 14, 2017 8:00am PDT

Day 2 of our E3 coverage continues with exciting news from Microsoft, Ubisoft, and a smattering of other industry heavy-hitters.


E3 2017: Day 1 Recap - Our Reaction to Nintendo Direct and Every Interview from the Show Floor

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 10:10pm PDT

Miss any of our live event coverage? Get caught up on every interview and reaction stream.


"Awesome write up, those of us "working" can't really watch videos."

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E3 2017: Forza Motorsport 7 Interview With Dan Greenawalt

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 6:55pm PDT

The next installment of the racing series is back with better visuals, better physics and more weather effects.


E3 2017: Xbox One Games Interview With Aaron Greenberg

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 6:00pm PDT

With the reveal of Xbox One X, you need to know what you will be playing on it.


E3 2017: Xbox One X Interview With Microsoft's Albert Penello

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 5:25pm PDT

The new console, coming on November 7 for $499, was the highlight of the Microsoft press conference.


E3 2017: Tacoma Interview With Steve Gaynor and Chris Charla

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 4:45pm PDT

He stopped by to talk about the space adventure from The Fullbright Company.


E3 2017: Crackdown 3 Interview With Clint Bundrick

By Shack Staff, Jun 13, 2017 4:25pm PDT

We get more background on the game's story and how it affects gameplay.


"This is the one where we hear that Terry Crews is a playable character, folks. :D"

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E3 2017: Crackdown 3 Will Let You Play Terry Crews

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2017 3:10pm PDT

Design Director Clint Bundrick spilled the beans during his video interview with Shacknews


Shack@E3 Day 1: Microsoft, Xbox One X, Square Enix and More

By John Keefer, Jun 13, 2017 8:00am PDT

Lawbreakers and The Crew 2 ... man, it's going to be a busy first day.


E3 2017: Microsoft Says 'We're Not Getting Out of the Console Business'

By David Craddock, Jun 13, 2017 12:10am PDT

As a console, as a service, as a brand—no matter how you tap into its games, Xbox is here to stay.


"There is a very REAL chance I'll pick up an Xbox One X after it launches. XBOX BC, XBOX 360 BC, ..."

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E3 2017: Age of Empires Definitive Edition Remasters the Classic RTS

By John Keefer, Jun 12, 2017 12:20pm PDT

The game is having everything redone as part of the game's 20th anniversary.


"Oh man, that looks SWEET! I can't wait to experience that game again."

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E3 2017: Chattycast E3 Day -1: More EA Time, Xbox, and Bethesda

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2017 1:30am PDT

Five Shacknews staffers again meet, this time in the dead of night, to talk about another spate of EA demos, Microsoft's big Xbox One X reveal, Bethesda's party for itself, and more.