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Your Fall 2016 Video Game Release Guide

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 07, 2016 4:00pm PDT

A comprehensive look at the massive blockbuster and notable indie games releasing over the next few months


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Doom VR Impressions: Teleport Strafing Behind the Back Like a Boss

By Asif Khan, Aug 05, 2016 12:45pm PDT

Finally, players can realize their dream and become the beloved Doomguy!


"I´ve played games like Windlands where you basically push forward to walk and then you go in ..."

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Okhlos Preview: Mob Mentality

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 04, 2016 5:31pm PDT

Okhlos blends multiple genres together to craft a quirky, fun strategy game about destroying Olympus. 


"Lamo. I love this Aardvark the forgetful editor default name thing."

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Mother Russia Bleeds Preview: Gore Galore

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 03, 2016 7:00pm PDT

Mother Russia Bleeds is shaping up to be a savage and bloody good time. 


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Civilization 6: Discussing World Leaders With Designer Anton Strenger

By Cassidee Moser, Aug 03, 2016 7:00am PDT

We recently sat down with Senior Gameplay Designer Anton Strenger to chat about Teddy Roosevelt, Beyond Earth's influence, and how they go about picking new leaders for Civilization 6. 


We Happy Few Early Access Spotlight: Joy Ride

By Daniel Perez, Jul 27, 2016 9:00am PDT

Compulsion Games' We Happy Few may look like a BioShock clone on the outside, but there's a much darker and twisted story here as well as some survival gameplay. 


"Picked it up but haven't fired it up yet, not wanting to spoil anything I suppose. Reading your ..."

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Windscape Preview: Fantasy Second Life

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 2:00pm PDT

With style and substance, Windscape is a gorgeous take on the open world sandbox game. 


SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell Preview: Gotta Go Fast

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 21, 2016 1:00pm PDT

SEUM will test your reflexes in the depths of hell. 


Happy Dungeons Preview: Adorable Little Brawlers

By Cassidee Moser, Jul 20, 2016 9:00am PDT

Happy Dungeons is shaping up to be a neat little cooperative hack 'n slash brawler. 


Pokemon Go is Going, Going Good, Not Great

By Brittany Vincent, Jun 30, 2016 6:24am PDT

Hands-on with Pokemon Go was a good time, but it'll definitely need some work. 


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Valley Preview: Magical Realism in the Rockies

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 28, 2016 2:00pm PDT

Valley is an intriguing adventure mixing mythology with science fiction. 


"There's a lot of weird sci-fi-ish elements to it, but it is still very much grounded in reality. ..."

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E3 2016 Staff Picks: Shacknews' Top 3 Games of The Show

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 22, 2016 12:00pm PDT

Join us as we reflect on our personal picks for the best games at E3 2016!


"I'm still really happy Forza comes to PC. Also after playing through Edge of Nowhere I look ..."

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E3 2016: Tyranny Preview: Working For Evil

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 22, 2016 10:00am PDT

Obsidian's new isometric RPG is shaping up to be very promising.


"Yup, it plays exactly like Pillars of Eternity. Def one to watch for, easily one of my most ..."

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E3 2016: Overcooked is Cooperative Cooking Bliss

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 21, 2016 4:00pm PDT

Diner Dash meets Cooking Mama in this neat little game to play with friends. 


E3 2016: Yooka-Laylee Ushers In a New Age of 3D Platformers

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 20, 2016 2:30pm PDT

Yooka-Laylee is proof there's still plenty of life left in the 3D platformer.