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The Division Update 1.7 Hits Tomorrow; Check Out the Patch Notes

By John Keefer, Aug 14, 2017 12:59pm PDT

A free weekend to show off Expansion II: Survival is also coming on Friday.


South Park: The Fractured But Whole: PC Requirements Revealed

By Chris Jarrard, Aug 10, 2017 12:50pm PDT

Find out if your PC has what it takes to run with The Coon.


"I usually turn off v-sync because I either run on borderless or the fps is lower than 165. I'm ..."

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Rainbow Six: Siege Hits 20 Million Registered Players

By John Keefer, Aug 07, 2017 11:45am PDT

About 2.3 million of those sign on daily.


"Operation Health has unfortunately been a joke. Server tickrate and hitbox issues are still a ..."

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For Honor Is Getting Dedicated Servers And New Heroes

By Charles Singletary, Jul 27, 2017 3:15pm PDT

The coming months will see better connectivity accompany new competitive modes and a couple seasons of content.


"I'm sure splitting people between uplay and steam doesn't look good for the stats. I have ghost ..."

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Ghost Recon: Wildlands To Add Ghost War 4v4 PvP Mode

By John Keefer, Jul 21, 2017 11:50am PDT

The new mode will be coming as a free update sometime this fall, but not before an open beta test.


Rumor: Far Cry 5 Will Only Save One Player's Progress in Co-op

By John Keefer, Jul 03, 2017 4:35pm PDT

That's if a German translation was indeed interpreted properly.


"I've been playing through Dying Light and that has jump in coop which is not bad. By the way ..."

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Ubisoft Servers Down, Company Blames New DDoS Attack

By John Keefer, Jun 28, 2017 11:05am PDT

It is affecting UPlay services and online games such as For Honor, Ghost Recon: Wildlands and Rainbow Six: Siege.


Ubisoft Investors Raise Stakes to Fend Off Vivendi Takeover

By Steve Watts, Jun 27, 2017 8:35am PDT

The Guillemot family chips in even more of its personal wealth to hold onto voting power.


Star Trek Bridge Crew Made It So, Adding Voice Commands

By John Keefer, Jun 26, 2017 10:30am PDT

The functionality is powered by IBM Watson, and modified for use in-game.


"Let's assemble the shack crew this week - I finally have some free time!"

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Top 10 E3 Takeaways

By Greg Burke, Jun 23, 2017 4:20pm PDT

Greg Burke is back with his top 10 takeaways from E3 2017.


"I hope so, but at this point RE2make is a big enough deal that I wager Sony's keeping it in ..."

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Beyond Good & Evil 2 In-Engine Gameplay on Display

By John Keefer, Jun 23, 2017 12:15pm PDT

Michel Ancel shows off some of the game mechanics in a new behind-the-scenes video from E3. 


E3 2017: Everything Ubisoft Announced at the Show

By John Keefer, Jun 19, 2017 4:15pm PDT

From Assassin's Creed Origins to Mario + Rabbids Kingdom Battle to even some new IPs, Ubisoft had something for everyone.


Modojo Rewind: E3 Week Madness

By Kevin Tucker, Jun 16, 2017 5:00pm PDT

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


E3 2017: Blowing stuff up with Far Cry 5's explosive new companion

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2017 1:00pm PDT

Far Cry 5 has compaions suited for every play style, so for our hands-on at E3 2017, Shacknews decided to just blow everything up.


"Typo: "Far Cry 5 has compaions suited for every play style" also the dude in the interview just ..."

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E3 2017: Re-learning combat in Assassin's Creed: Origins

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 16, 2017 11:00am PDT

There are many elements of Assassin's Creed: Origins that feel familiar. The combat is not one of them, as it has been redesigned. Shacknews gives it a try.