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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.


E3 2017: Get Caught Up on the Xbox One X Reveal With Our Live Reactions

By David Craddock, Jun 12, 2017 1:06am PDT

See, hear, and feel Shack editors react to the Xbox One X reveal, Cuphead’s release date, and more.


E3 2017: Everything We Know About Xbox One X

By David Craddock, Jun 11, 2017 8:05pm PDT

The release date price, and upgrade patches stemming from Microsoft’s Xbox One X console announced at today’s conference.    


E3 2017: Between 3 Xbox Ones and Play Anywhere for PC, Microsoft Caters to Everyone

By David Craddock, Jun 11, 2017 7:05pm PDT

Whether you prefer Xbox as a console or as a service, Microsoft’s three Xbox One SKUs and cross-play with Windows 10 cover nearly all bases. 


"Yeah now if they would fix the core issues with the game. :( AI issues. desync while playing. ..."

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E3 2017: Get Caught Up on the Microsoft Conference and Our Live Reactions

By Shack Staff, Jun 11, 2017 6:05pm PDT

Xbox One X is $499 and our team is almost unanimous that they won't buy one.


"My wish for more Crimson Skies was answered. Not quite the way I expected but the Gaming Gods ..."

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E3 2017: Middle-earth: Shadow of War Coming October 10

By John Keefer, Jun 11, 2017 4:05pm PDT

The follow up to Mordor showed off more of how to recruit followers and take on nasty overlords.


"I'm a bit more interested in this now. Still not sure if I want to basically replay the nemesis ..."

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E3 2017: Backwards Compatibility For Original Xbox Games Coming To Xbox Live

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 11, 2017 3:45pm PDT

Classic Xbox titles like Crimson Skies will be among the new Xbox Live backwards compatibility lineup.


"Oooh it supports the original XBOX discs too? I wasn't expecting that, very cool. My interest in ..."

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E3 2017: BioWare's New IP Anthem Gets More Details at MS Conference

By John Keefer, Jun 11, 2017 3:45pm PDT

The game was showed off in 4K running on the Xbox One X


"It's a frostbite engine game made by nu bioware and published by EA. I'm going to pass. I'd ..."

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E3 2017: Interstellar Adventure Tacoma Saddled With A Release Date

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 11, 2017 3:37pm PDT

Finally, we know when to expect Tacoma. 


"Weird character models. They immediately made me think multi-player VR."

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