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Life is Strange: Before the Storm Review: Is This Real Life

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 19, 2017 2:30pm PST

Life is Strange: Before the Storm ends on the big theme of 'truth versus fiction' and comes to a satisfying end. Our review.


Hitman Holiday Pack Offers Paris Mission for Free

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 14, 2017 12:45pm PST

IO Interactive is inviting all players, even non-Hitman owners, to celebrate the holiday with Agent 47.


Life is Strange: Before the Storm Co-Director on Chloe's Arc, the Raven, and More

By Ozzie Mejia, Dec 13, 2017 6:00am PST

Before next week's finale, Shacknews spoke with Deck Nine Games Co-Game Director Chris Floyd about Chloe's character arc, Rachel Amber's mythology, the meaning of the raven, and reuniting Ashly Burch and Hannah Telle for the game's bonus episode.


"The lady voicing Max looks almost exactly what I picture that character looking like as a grown ..."

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Square Enix Teases a Major Tomb Raider Reveal in 2018

By Chris Jarrard, Dec 07, 2017 9:55am PST

Lara Croft will be back to getting tortured and shot on your screen sooner than you think.


"I have hope, CD set the pace with the first two. Also, who knows if they have some creative ..."

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Ashly Burch Returns in Life is Strange: Before the Storm Bonus Episode

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 30, 2017 11:50am PST

Previously sidelined due to the SAG-AFTRA voice actors strike, Ashly Burch is now ready to return to the role of Chloe Price.


"How is the new game? I loved the first. Probably wait until I can play them all. "

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Square Enix President Says Nintendo Switch Is Ideal For Retro Reboots

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 21, 2017 5:20pm PST

Looks like Switch owners can look forward to a number of retro-flavored remakes and reboots.


"Yup, I can't wait for that and would definitely take more in that vein. "

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Final Fantasy 15 Fights With Its 'Comrades' Today

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 15, 2017 5:35pm PST

Final Fantasy XV has gone multiplayer with a new expansion that takes place during the events of the main story.


Hitman Sniper Targets Android Devices For Free This Week

By Ozzie Mejia, Nov 10, 2017 10:50am PST

The mobile Hitman experience is free for Android owners for the next seven days.


Square Enix Compares Switch Architecture To PS4 And Xbox One

By Kevin Tucker, Nov 08, 2017 12:15pm PST

Apparently producing games for both the Switch and other consoles isn't as complicated as some might think.


"Yup, support across architectures is pretty good now on the bigger game engines. Gotta get that ..."

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World of Final Fantasy Enchants Steam in November

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 31, 2017 11:45am PDT

The Final Fantasy spin-off is branching off from PlayStation platforms in just a few weeks.


"Ah yes, chibi FF Pokemon Rancher. My bro has a copy, I should give it a test drive."

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 4 Burning Questions After 'Brave New World'

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 23, 2017 2:00pm PDT

Now that Life is Strange: Before the Storm has wrapped up its second episode, Shacknews has some questions to ask before the series wraps up.


"I am so glad I discovered Life Is Strange after the series had completed. The cliffhangers here ..."

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Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 'Brave New World' Impressions

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 20, 2017 6:00am PDT

For the second episode of Life is Strange: Before the Storm, Deck Nine puts together one of the best episodes of the entire series to date. Shacknews is here with our full impressions.


Life is Strange: Before the Storm - 4 Burning Questions After 'Awake'

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 16, 2017 12:00pm PDT

With Life is Strange: Before the Storm set to get its second episode later this week, Shacknews breaks down some questions that popped up after playing through the first episode, 'Awake.'


"Somehow I keep forgetting about the Life Is Strange prequel; too focused on my backlog. I hope ..."

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Modojo Rewind: Strapping New Technology

By Kevin Tucker, Oct 13, 2017 5:00pm PDT

Your weekly roundup of the biggest stories in mobile and portable gaming, courtesy of Modojo.


Life is Strange: Before The Storm Explores a 'Brave New World' Next Week

By Ozzie Mejia, Oct 12, 2017 9:30am PDT

The journey through Chloe Price's backstory is set to continue next week, as Square Enix and Deck Nine release a new trailer.


"Wow, that post really could have used another editing pass after changing things around. *sigh*"

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