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Preview: Lord Of The Rings Living Card Game Goes Digital

By Blake Morse , Jan 15, 2018 3:23pm PST

Fantasy Flight and Asmodee are banking that it's going to take more than one ring to rule all digital card games. 


"What platforms will this be available for? I was a hardcore decipher lotr CCG player back in ..."

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UFC 3 Preview: Hands-On With Career Mode

By Blake Morse , Jan 09, 2018 9:30am PST

The next installment in the UFC series hopes to take players and their in-game fighters from the bottom all the way to the top to become the greatest of all time. Queue the training montage! 


Xenoblade Chronicles 2 Preview: Infinite Blade Works

By Charles Singletary, Nov 15, 2017 5:01am PST

A true, hardcore JRPG for the Nintendo Switch is something many have craved. We got our hands on the upcoming Xenoblade Chronicles 2 and it looks like Nintendo is going to deliver in a big way this December.


"It was great. One site even went back and changed one of their "of the year" awards to it after ..."

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Pokemon Ultra Sun and Moon Impressions: Alola Oe

By Brittany Vincent, Nov 14, 2017 6:00am PST

How does the return to Alola fare? Our impressions of the final Pokemon adventure for the Nintendo 3DS.


Call of Duty: WW2 Headquarters Preview

By Vincent Genova, Nov 02, 2017 9:00pm PDT

HQ is a lot more than a living menu.


"I admit to having Rose-colored glasses for CoD games, but this sounds pretty damn cool."

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Zombies Are Scarier Than Ever in Call of Duty: WW2

By Vincent Genova, Nov 02, 2017 8:55pm PDT

Sledgehammer goes back to their Dead Space origins with a new take on CoD Zombies.


Uplink Gets a Football Makeover in Call of Duty: WW2

By Vincent Genova, Nov 02, 2017 8:45pm PDT

Now you can play Gridiron without getting concussions.


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.


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.


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.


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

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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.


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

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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.


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.


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?


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.