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Rainbow Six Siege Delayed to December Release

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 18, 2015 1:20pm PDT

Ubisoft has announced that its upcoming tactical shooter, Rainbow Six Siege has been delayed to a December 1 release date. 


"this game looks like a less fun version of call of duty somehow"

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Volume Review: The Disruptive Voice of the Future

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 18, 2015 12:02am PDT

Mike Bithell makes a return to video games with this futuristic stealth portrayal of Robin Hood. But is Volume worthy or your time and money? Our review.


Opinion: Why Steam Must Bring PC Streaming to Mobile

By Steven Wong, Aug 12, 2015 2:35pm PDT

Whether it's using Steam In-Home Streaming, or playing Xbox One games on a PC, game streaming technology makes games more portable than ever. But Steam's plans for the technology should reach further than the living room.


"That is actually a pretty good point. I hadn't taken into account how little they might actually ..."

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Submerged Review: A Rapidly Sinking Ship

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 05, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Submerged is a game about love, sacrifice, and taking care of family... At least that's what we thought it was going to be. Our review.


Elite Dangerous: Horizons Prepares for Landing this Holiday Season

By Josh Hawkins, Aug 05, 2015 8:55am PDT

Frontier Developments has announced a new paid expansion is coming to the world of Elite Dangerous this holiday season.


"nah, they said it'd be done separately under paid expansions back in the original KS pledge: ..."

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Kyn Review: Skin-Deep Beauty

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 29, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Is a beautiful Norse fantasy world enough to save Tangrin Entertainment's indie-RPG from a lackluster story and bland characters? Our review.


"As was I. Didn't realize the low-spec of the devs, so I was expecting voice acting like in the ..."

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How to Unlock Classes in Skyforge

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 20, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Learn how to unlock all the classes in Skyforge, a new MMORPG which has just entered open beta.


TotalBiscuit invades GOG.com with massive 30+ game sale

By Josh Hawkins, Jul 17, 2015 12:05pm PDT

This weekend GOG is running a massive 30+ game sale featuring some of the top games recommended by YouTube personality TotalBiscuit.


"Luftrausers is in that curated list. The Longest Journey probably clocks in at 30fps, though ..."

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The Best PC Games to Play Right Now

By Shack Staff, Jul 16, 2015 2:30pm PDT

The PC side of the gaming industry offers up one of the largest libraries available to gamers. We've compiled a list of some of our favorite games that we feel every PC gamer should play right now.


"I've been thoroughly corrected. Last time I tried installing SS2 it was from CD. It didn't go ..."

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Opinion: E3 2015 Shows Off the Year of the PC

By Steven Wong, Jun 18, 2015 7:00am PDT

Between big announcements from Sony, Microsoft and other developers at this year's E3, it's easy to overlook how the PC has grown its own significant presence. That's ok, because as console makers vie for the top prize, the PC is walking away with the most toys.


Opinion: The Unified Microsoft Theory

By Steven Wong, Jun 11, 2015 11:35am PDT

Although Microsoft has promised renewed support for PC gaming in the past, it has never followed through with it. That might change with next week's PC gaming presentation at E3 leading up to the launch of Windows 10, but are we just going to see history repeat itself?


"My biggest question is that while streaming games from the xbox, are we going to get a full ..."

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E3 2015: The Most Anticipated Games for PC

By Steven Wong, Jun 08, 2015 11:00am PDT

This week, Shacknews is looking at the most anticipated games from this year's E3 across each of the major platforms. Today, we look at PC.


"Star Citizen is indeed ambitious, and I've been following the development relentlessly. The ..."

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Opinion: Will HoloLens End the Console Era?

By Steven Wong, Apr 30, 2015 11:30am PDT

We got a fresh look at what the HoloLens is capable of during yesterday's Build conference keynote, and the device has huge potential. However, rising technologies could mean the end of old ones. Could HoloLens mark the beginning of the end for the video game console era?


"I can see it being useful with both Real time and turn based strategy games. Imagine playing ..."

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Opinion: Powerful Tablets Can Mean an End for Gaming PCs

By Steven Wong, Jan 09, 2015 9:00am PST

With tablets and other mobile devices becoming ever more powerful, is the age of PC gaming desktops and notebooks coming to an end?


"HIGHLY doubtful. If anything, there will just be space for all. Perhaps it will be a ..."

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I am Bread gets buttery Early Access release on December 3

By Daniel Perez, Dec 01, 2014 12:15pm PST

Those looking to live the life of a slice of bread won't have to wait long to do just that. I am Bread will be hitting Steam's Early Access this Wednesday.


"Looks like a way more fun version of Mount Your Friends. And that game is fun as hell."

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