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Shacknews Chattycast Episode 03: Emotional Husks

By Steve Watts, Jul 11, 2014 12:10pm PDT

In which we share our feelings


"Oooh, I like that purpley background one. It goes well with our Saints Row color theme."

- SporkyReeve see all 20 comments

Letter from the EIC

By Steven Wong, Jul 09, 2014 10:00am PDT

Hi Shackers, Shacknews is relaunching and I wanted to say a quick hello to everyone.


"Fellow Shackers, I come to you in the wake of recent events to issue a call to reason. Let no ..."

- FreshwaterAU see all 43 comments

Goodbye, Fileshack

By Andrew Yoon, Jan 20, 2014 9:30am PST

Dear Shacknews community, As the clock reached midnight on New Year's Eve, we decided—like many of you may have--to make some resolutions for...


"For real though when and where can I grab the Shacknews Calendar?"

- ForlornIdeals see all 115 comments

Review scores have come to Shacknews

By Andrew Yoon, Jul 26, 2013 1:30pm PDT

It's been a long time coming. Shacknews has been reviewing games for years, judging games not as products, but as experiences. Instead of breaking down games as the sum of easy-to-digest parts--graphics, gameplay, story--we wanted to provide a critical look at the game as a ...


"Late to this thread, but I don't want scores to happen. I will stop reading your reviews if you ..."

- 3Suns see all 243 comments

1UP Veteran Garnett Lee Joins Shacknews

By Chris Faylor, Sep 29, 2009 5:00am PDT

Former 1UP Network editor and veteran gaming journalist Garnett Lee has been named editorial director of GameFly Media--a division of GameFly, Inc...


"Ditto. Here to support Garnett. First time visitor too. Just finished watching his first Bonus ..."

- khamsai see all 126 comments

Shacknews Facebook Contest Winners

By Chris Faylor, Sep 21, 2009 2:20pm PDT

We've been getting onboard this Facebook thing here at Shacknews. Over the past month, fans of Shack had a chance to win a game of their choice and...


"It's the same dorks that post in other contest threads - for some retarded reason they seem to ..."

- wytefang see all 10 comments

GameFly Acquires Shacknews

By Shack Staff, Feb 03, 2009 6:15pm PST

Online rental hub GameFly today announced that it has acquired independent video game website Shacknews. As part of the deal, GameFly has...


"I remember a story in the Stuff that Sucks about a leaky toilet creating a poo river across the ..."

- Whipl@sh see all 1402 comments

Shacknews Now Hiring

By Shack Staff, Aug 14, 2008 12:42pm PDT

Update: We are no longer taking applications and are in the process of combing through them. Thanks to all that applied! Original Story: Times...


"You wouldn't have got the job anyway because you can't spell or use punctuation."

- ShekkyBoy see all 196 comments

I Like Boobies

By Steve Gibson, Jun 04, 2008 7:33pm PDT

So, as the headline says... I like them. So much so that I'm apparently willing to walk around Dallas to prove that I do. I actually told the wife...


"Donated Love Breasts, hate cancer. Good luck on the fund raising. "

- hrdwregk see all 58 comments

Watch This: The Shacknews Challenge

By Chris Faylor, Feb 08, 2008 2:48pm PST

How long can you make it before you pause? I made it 56 seconds. Breckon lasted 20. Post your times in the comments below. The first person to...


"Haha, I was sitting there thinking like "what do you mean how hard could it be?" Ya, 25 seconds"

- spl see all 71 comments

Shacknews Forces Crush Valve Overlords in Fierce Team Fortress 2 Skirmish

By Nick Breckon, Jan 17, 2008 8:47pm PST

SHACKNEWS HEADQUARTERS, THE INTERNETS--Victory has been declared today by the Shacknews People's Militia over the Army of Valve Software following...


"Valve played their match on you can go to the website and find it uploaded to the ..."

- Aimology see all 39 comments

The (Shacknews) Headshots of 2007 (in Review)

By Chris Faylor, Jan 07, 2008 4:48pm PST

April 6, 2007 was a day that forever changed Shacknews. Drunk with power, newly-appointed Shacknews editor-in-chief Chris Remo threw in a few...


"I'd be looking at the same thing if I was P. Diddy in that picture"

- zerog83 see all 5 comments

The Shacknews Comments of 2007 in Review

By Chris Remo, Jan 04, 2008 4:05pm PST

Around the chatty parts of this site, Shacker thekidd is known for ambitiously sifting through the neverending flow of garbage that is discourse on...


"thekidds ability to sort and archive all this throughout the year is amazing."

- Degenerate see all 2 comments

Game of the Year Awards 2007

By Shack Staff, Jan 04, 2008 4:46am PST

Platforms, genres, and special achievements awarded for this remarkable year.


"Studio of the year, Bungie? I would have to go with Valve on that one for sure, by miles and miles."

- dozerking see all 429 comments

Duke Nukem Forever Teaser Debuts on Shacknews

By Chris Remo, Dec 19, 2007 9:00am PST

Hail to the king, baby.


"Well I have analysed the short DNF trailer and cant help notice that the Engine is very DOOM 3 ..."

- italia2006 see all 688 comments