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By Steven Wong   //   July 8, 2014 8:30 AM

Chariot: 101 uses for a rolling casket

Chariot is a quirky co-op physics based puzzle game with a strange twist. In it, a princess promises her recently deceased father that she'll take his remains to a special burial site surrounded by riches.
By Steven Wong   //   July 1, 2014 2:15 PM

Grey Goo preview: A classic game in the making

Grey Goo takes players back to the classic era of real-time strategy games, featuring diverse factions and thoughtful gameplay. We test our skills to see if we can win control of the galaxy.
By Steve Watts   //   July 1, 2014 11:15 AM

Evolve wins top honors in E3 Game Critics award

E3 has come and gone, and all that's left is to formally recognize the games that wowed convention-goers the most. The E3 Game Critics Awards have been announced, and Evolve came out on top.
By Steven Wong   //   June 27, 2014 11:00 AM

Alien Isolation: Survival of the weakest

I check out Alien: Isolation and put my survival skills to the test against a viscous alien out to kill me. It turns out, I don't have any.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   June 24, 2014 2:41 PM

Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. E3 roundtable video reveals early gameplay footage

Shacknews covered the initial reveal for Nintendo's Code Name: S.T.E.A.M. firsthand during E3 2014. For those looking to see some of that announcement for themselves, Nintendo has released a condensed version of the media session, along with some early gameplay footage.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   June 21, 2014 1:00 PM

Shack Reels: Top 5 Coolest Things at E3 2014

E3 has come and gone and this week's edition of Shack Reels would like to reveal five of the coolest sights from the E3 show floor and beyond.
By Steve Watts   //   June 20, 2014 3:30 PM

Dreadnought and the big future for space combat

Dreadnought makes a point of showcasing its huge capital ships, but the mechanics prove that like any class-based game, the heavy is nothing without some proper support.
By Steven Wong   //   June 20, 2014 2:45 PM

The Division: Restoring life to a dying city

The Division puts players in the role of special agents tasked with establishing order and rebuilding society after a virus decimates New York City. We check out some of the gear and skills agents will have at their disposal and some of the dangers lurk in a post apocalyptic city.
By Ozzie Mejia   //   June 20, 2014 8:00 AM

Pillars of Eternity preview: to Infinity and beyond

Pillars of Eternity is looking to live up to the vaunted legacy created by classic Infinity Engine games. If the opening stages are any indication, it's well on its way.
By Steve Watts   //   June 17, 2014 2:30 PM

Shacknews E3 2014 wrap-up podcast

E3 2014 has come and gone, and we're still processing all that we saw and did at the big show. One way to get it all out in the open is a nice long chat, and you can listen in. Hear four of us talk about some of our favorite games, our disappointments, and our take on who "won" E3.
By Robert Workman   //   June 17, 2014 10:00 AM

E3 2014: The biggest no-shows

There were some great games at E3... but some conspicuously were missing...
By Shack Staff   //   June 16, 2014 2:15 PM

E3 2014: Our favorite games

E3 has come and gone, and with it came some fantastic showpieces for the coming year and beyond. Like everyone who attends the annual spectacle, the Shack staff had its own standouts and favorites. Each of us picked a handful of games that knocked our socks off, and you can see the aftermath of our de-socking below. Check them out, and let us know which games caught your fancy in Chatty.