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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 ..."

- Sailor of Fortune see all 2 comments

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 ..."

- daggot see all 2 comments

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 ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 15 comments

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 ..."

- mobab see all 6 comments

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."

- cerealSAM2 see all 7 comments

E3 2017: Ori and the Will of the Wisps Announced

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2017 3:28pm PDT

Ori and the Blind Forest is getting a sequel, and it looks gorgeous.


E3 2017: Life is Strange: Before the Storm Follows Chloe Before Max's Return to Arcadia Bay

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 11, 2017 3:25pm PDT

See what makes Chloe Price tick in this Life is Strange prequel.


"Chloe is less interesting to me than Max is. I'm glad we're getting more LIS, but this isn't the ..."

- Wisp! see all 9 comments

E3 2017: Crackdown 3 Release Date Revealed

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 11, 2017 3:25pm PDT

There's been delays, but players can get their hands on Crackdown 3 this November.


E3 2017: Super Lucky's Tale Debuts at Xbox Conference

By Steve Watts, Jun 11, 2017 3:10pm PDT

The Microsoft press conference took a few minutes from the shootyguns to show off an adorable little fox.


"I still haven't finished the game, but from what I've played I've really enjoyed it. It makes me ..."

- ColoradoCNC see all 4 comments

E3 2017: Better Together Update Brings 4K And Cross-Play To Minecraft

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 11, 2017 3:05pm PDT

Mojang's breakout title Minecraft is still growing and evolving.


E3 2017: Sea of Thieves Coming in Early 2018

By John Keefer, Jun 11, 2017 3:00pm PDT

Rare's shared world pirate adventure got some extended gameplay at the press conference.


"This game is worth hyping. Don't think I can say anything else. "

- phokz see all 2 comments

E3 2017: Ubisoft Properly Reveals Assassin's Creed: Origins

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 11, 2017 2:45pm PDT

Ubisoft took the stage to show off their latest title, complete with added Egyptian flair.


"BTW essential viewing (moreso than this reveal trailer IMHO) is the 5.5 minute gameplay walkthu ..."

- MatthewPhillips see all 3 comments