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Star Wars Battlefront 2 - Hands-on with Starfighter Assault at GameStop Expo 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2017 1:00pm PDT

It was time to take to the skies at GameStop Expo, as teams of 12 Rebels and Imperials duked it out over Fondor. Shacknews recently went hands-on.

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Metroid: Samus Returns - Hands-on at GameStop Expo 2017

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 29, 2017 11:00am PDT

Samus Aran is preparing for a return to SR388, in a 3DS reimagining of a 2D Metroid classic. Shacknews gets an idea of what's coming by going hands-on at this year's GameStop Expo.

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QuakeCon 2017: The Evil Within 2 Hands-On Impressions: Open-Ended Horror

By David Craddock, Aug 24, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Evil Within 2 gives more agency to players, which should appeal to fans who found the first game too linear.

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"I am interested. I played through 60% of Evil Within and although it wasn't really a great ..."

- Milleh see all 9 comments

Exclusive Splatoon 2 Single Player Campaign Gameplay

By Asif Khan, Jul 12, 2017 7:30pm PDT

Please take a look at our preview footage from Splatoon 2's single player story mode.

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"He has great taste in games that kick ass and chew bubblegum."

- the man with the briefcase see all 9 comments

E3 2017: Fire Emblem Warriors is the Koei-Nintendo Combo That Makes Sense

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2017 9:00am PDT

Fire Emblem's wide array of characters and focus on the battlefield makes it a perfect fit for KT's classic action series.

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E3 2017: Days Gone is More Horizon: Zero Dawn Than Last of Us

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2017 9:45pm PDT

If you played Horizon and thought, 'this is good, but I wish these robots were zombies,' do I have a game for you.

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E3 2017: Mario + Rabbids: Kingdom Battle is Actually Brilliant

By Steve Watts, Jun 13, 2017 12:00pm PDT

How Ubisoft turned me from a Mario + Rabbids skeptic into an evangelist. Have you heard the good news?

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Star Wars Battlefront 2 Doesn't Make You a Superhero, But You're No Grunt

By Steve Watts, Jun 12, 2017 10:45am PDT

A hands-on demo of Star Wars Battlefront 2's single-player component shows DICE understands what makes a Battlefront campaign feel special. 

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Destiny 2 Preview: Rebuilding on a Firm Foundation

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2017 4:18pm PDT

While refined in all the right ways, Destiny 2's first gameplay reveal didn't come with any surprises—and that's both good and bad.

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"Good stuff. I just hope the bosses and such in the PvE game aren't so bullet-spongey this time ..."

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The Surge Review-in-Progress: 'Sci-Fi Souls' Borrows Tropes, Expertly Reinvents Others

By David Craddock, May 15, 2017 3:01pm PDT

By knowing what to borrow and what to reinvent, The Surge proves itself more than a cheap sci-fi knockoff of FromSoftware's blockbuster.

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"I'm trying to run it at 4k on a Titan X Pascal (other hardware isn't worth mentioning, the gpu ..."

- ManiacalMoose see all 25 comments

Fire Emblem Echoes: What's New, What's Different

By Steve Watts, May 10, 2017 1:30pm PDT

Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia is a very different kind of Fire Emblem game, thanks to its legacy as a spin-off during the Famicom era. Those changes plus new modernization features makes for a hybrid unlike anything in the series so far.

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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild Pre-Review Impressions

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 24, 2017 6:00am PST

We've spent the week with The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for Nintendo Switch. Find out our impressions in this hands-on preview.

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"Not unless it's sitting on a rack with 500 copies at IKEA it seems"

- ItCameFromTheDesert see all 139 comments

Nintendo Switch Preview

By Jason Faulkner, Feb 23, 2017 6:00am PST

We preview the Nintendo Switch, Nintendo's soon-to-be-released console/handheld hybrid.

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"What skankcore said. They even throw in a few strips of scotch tape to clean the screen with."

- Jason Faulkner see all 23 comments

Elder Scrolls Online Faces the Future with Morrowind Expansion

By Steve Watts, Feb 22, 2017 7:00am PST

We talk with Elder Scrolls Online creative director Rich Lambert about the upcoming Morrowind expansion, how ESO has changed, and what he sees as the future of MMOs.

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"With more and more resources being devoted to ES Online, I wonder how long it will be, if ever, ..."

- rjdriver see all 3 comments

Into the Breach Preview: FTL's Creators Pit Mechs Against Aliens in Post-Apocalyptic Warfare

By David Craddock, Feb 20, 2017 1:30pm PST

Trying their collective hand at turn-based strategy gaming, the makers of FTL: Faster Than Light are out to challenge the conventions of both the strategy genre and popcorn flicks.

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"I was already interested, but this got me excited. They really sound like they've put a lot of ..."

- Begawkiness see all 21 comments