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Dead & Buried Impressions: A Lively Demo at GDC 2016

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 8:15am PDT

Ten paces, turn, and fire with the Oculus Touch.

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"How did it compare with hover junkers? Besides being able to drive around in HJ"

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Eagle Flight: Taking Flight at GDC 2016

By Asif Khan, Mar 16, 2016 8:00am PDT

Four words: competetive eagle dive-bombing.

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"Asif Khan is such a cool fucking name, I'm jealous, everyone is named Dave."

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Offworld Trading Company: Taking Stock in Space

By Steve Watts, Mar 02, 2016 2:00pm PST

Offworld Trading Company defies easy categorization. We take a closer look at this RTS with a stock market twist, and talk to studio head Soren Johnson about the inspiration behind it.

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Hypercharge: An Exclusive Look at the Action Figure Shooter

By Steve Watts, Jan 20, 2016 11:30am PST

Digital Cyber Cherries has just taken the wraps off its first official game release, and shares exclusive details with Shacknews on its co-op mode, environmental hazards, and more.

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"Haha, "wearing a bright pink wetsuit while being pelted with dung." Brilliant."

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Unravel Hands-On Impressions: Unwinding on a Wilderness Walk

By Steven Wong, Oct 12, 2015 2:10pm PDT

Shacknews plays Unravel and gets all tangled up with Yarny.

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Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2 Hands-On Impressions: High-Powered Herbicide

By Steven Wong, Oct 12, 2015 1:15pm PDT

Shacknews joins the ongoing battle between vegetation and the undead horde with an early look at Plants vs Zombies: Garden Warfare 2. If you thought the first game added a sense of weirdness to team-based battle, just wait until time travel and killer citrus is involved.

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Indivisible Hands-On Impressions: An Unstoppable Force

By Steven Wong, Oct 09, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Indivisible is a new side-scrolling action role-playing game being developed by Lab Zero (of Skullgirls fame) that recently started its crowdfunding campaign on Indiegogo. We got to play the early prototype while at the New York Comic Con, and we're already hooked.

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Street Fighter 5 Hands-On Impressions: Throwing Down with Laura, Karin, Rashid and More

By Steven Wong, Oct 09, 2015 8:00am PDT

Capcom debuted Laura, a brand new Street Fighter 5 character, at the New York Comic Con yesterday, and we were able to check out her moves, along with other new fighters like Rashid and Karin.

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Deus Ex: Humanity Divided Impressions: Augmented to the Teeth

By Steven Wong, Oct 08, 2015 6:00am PDT

Shacknews gets an in-depth look at Deus Ex: Humanity Divided. The world has changed quite a bit from the previous game. However, using a bunch of powerful augmentations and weapons usually solves just about any problem.

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"I thought the game was titled Deus Ex: Mankind Divided? At least it is what the studio and ..."

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Guitar Hero Live: Putting On a Rock Show

By Steve Watts, Sep 29, 2015 8:30am PDT

Between its Guitar Hero mechanics, first-person perspective, and FMV graphical style, Guitar Hero Live is a strange chimera of a video game. During a recent visit to FreeStyle Games, Shacknews got an inside look at how it all came together.

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Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide Impressions: Making Planetfall

By Steven Wong, Sep 29, 2015 6:50am PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with the Civilization: Beyond Earth - Rising Tide expansion and claim the seas in the name of our empire. Here's what we found in the ocean depths.

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Tales of Zestiria Impressions: Shepherding a New Adventure

By Steven Wong, Aug 28, 2015 2:00pm PDT

Shacknews checks out Tales of Zestiria, the latest adventure in the longstanding Tales series of role-playing games. How well does this anime game series, with inspirations taken from classic literature, shaping up? Our impressions. 

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Sword Art Online: Lost Song Hands-On Impressions: Taking to the Skies

By Steven Wong, Aug 27, 2015 2:15pm PDT

Shacknews gets lost in the virtual world of Sword Art Online: Lost Song, the upcoming action role-playing game based on the popular light novel and anime series.

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Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4 Hands-On Impressions: The Shinobi Way

By Steven Wong, Aug 21, 2015 3:00pm PDT

Shacknews goes hands-on with Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm 4, a fighting game based on the wildly popular anime/manga series. Do we have what it takes to become the ultimate ninja warrior? Believe it!

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Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo Hands-On Impressions: An Uphill Climb

By Steven Wong, Aug 18, 2015 2:15pm PDT

Shacknews gets behind the wheel of Sebastien Loeb's rally car in Sebastien Loeb Rally Evo. With a little skill and a lot of luck, we manage to avoid driving it off a cliff.

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"I really wish Codemasters had managed to snag the WRC license. Milestone didn't exactly do an ..."

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