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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. 


E3 2016: Shadow Warrior 2 Delivers Extra Awesome Demon Killing

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 16, 2016 8:58am PDT

Lo Wang is back, along with demons, weapons, and dick jokes. 


"They have been dealt with. Thanks to those who use the great Duke Nuked."

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E3 2016: Days Gone is a Zombie Game Behind the Times

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 16, 2016 8:30am PDT

Days Gone isn't bad, it just seems so very outdated. 


"I mean, why not just make the main protagonist a straight white male while you're at it. "

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E3 2016: Absolver is a True-to-Form Martial Arts Game

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 16, 2016 8:07am PDT

Absolver takes fighting seriously, and that's a good thing. 


E3 2016: Agents of Mayhem and the Hurts of Latter-Day Saints

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2016 11:15pm PDT

The Saints Row series painted Volition into a corner. Agents of Mayhem blasts its way back out again.


"This sounds awesome! As much as I loved subsequent Saints Row games, there was something great ..."

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E3 2016 Preview: Strafe is a Classic FPS With New Ideas

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 15, 2016 11:14pm PDT

What's old is new  again in this retro-styled roguelike FPS. 


"This looks right up my alley. I'm a glutton for good single-player FPS's"

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E3 2016: Civilization 6 is a Brutal New World

By Josh Hawkins, Jun 15, 2016 9:07am PDT

I had 60 turns with Civilization 6... and it didn't turn out too well.


E3 2016: Detroit: Become Human is a Sci-Fi Thriller About Humanity

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 15, 2016 7:45am PDT

Detroit: Become Human is playing with some interesting ideas, even if they do come off as a bit trite. 


E3 2016: Tacoma Takes Gone Home's Eerie Mystery Hooks into Space

By Steve Watts, Jun 15, 2016 1:30am PDT

The Fullbright Company is definitely developing its own identifiable voice with Tacoma, as its sophomore game shows a knack for isolated mysteries with exploration at the helm.


"Your first paragraph sounds like an elaborate way of suggesting "You just don't get it", which ..."

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E3 2016: Horizon: Zero Dawn Makes the Old New Again

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 11:55pm PDT

Horizon: Zero Dawn boasts a unique and memorable setting and enemies--if only it weren't hampered by its forgettable title.


E3 2016: Sea of Thieves is a Massive Pirate Sandbox

By Cassidee Moser, Jun 14, 2016 11:08pm PDT

Be an infamous villain or a good-natured ruffian. It's up to you. 


E3 2016: God of War Takes Unexpected Turn to Introspection

By Steve Watts, Jun 14, 2016 10:15pm PDT

God of War has never been the most emotionally resonant series, but creative director Cory Barlog has plans to change that.


"Not really. Among all the blood and gore and rage of the FIRST GoW, there was actually all the ..."

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