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By Ozzie Mejia   //   September 4, 2015 3:00 PM

Weekend PC download deals: Evolve and Killing Floor 2 free weekends and more

Time to catch up on some of those games you might have missed this holiday weekend. Steam is doing its part with free weekends for Evolve and Killing Floow 2. Meanwhile, UPlay is offering a massive Back to School sale that throws in free beta access for The Division and Rainbow Six Siege and the Humble Store continues its End of Summer sale by celebrating Double Fine.

By Steven Wong   //   September 4, 2015 12:00 PM

Killing Floor 2 Firebug Survival Tips

Killing Floor 2's Firebug perk can be a tricky one to play, but here are a few tips to maximize your survival potential. Time to roast some Zeds!

By Ozzie Mejia   //   September 4, 2015 11:00 AM

Overwatch - Hands-on with Lucio and Soldier: 76 at GameStop Expo

It's been a while since Shacknews has had a chance to go hands-on with Overwatch. Blizzard's shooter has since added some new characters, so GameStop Expo seemed as good as a place as any to try them out for the first time.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   September 4, 2015 8:00 AM

Star Wars Battlefront - Hands-on with Walker Assault at GameStop Expo

Electronic Arts and DICE's trailers for Star Wars Battlefront indicate that they're shooting for big screen-level magic. But does the Walker Assault multiplayer mode offer any of that kind of magic? To prepare for this Force Friday, Shacknews tried it out at GameStop Expo to find out.

By Nathaniel Hohl   //   September 3, 2015 1:30 PM

Opinion: Four Features That Fallout 4 Should Have

Fallout 4 is already shaping up to be a very good looking game, but there's always room from improvement. Looking back at the gameplay from Fallout 3 and New Vegas, here are some features that would make Fallout 4 even more impressive.

By Shack Staff   //   September 2, 2015 3:00 PM

Shack Reels: Shack's Arcade Corner: Pac-Man

This week's Arcade Corner has us going back to the 80s when the arcade was king. And the king of the arcade at the time was a small, yellow circle that would eat pellets and ghosts. Yes - we're talking about Pac-Man.

By Steven Wong   //   September 2, 2015 2:00 PM

Armello Review: Premeditated Regicide

Armello is a virtual board game that combines card strategy and role-playing elements. It takes a strong will, patience, and cunning to get ahead. See how well well our bunny clan fares in our review.

By Steve Watts   //   September 2, 2015 7:00 AM

Super Mario Maker Review: It's-a We, Mario

Super Mario Maker is a developer toolset, a crowd-sourced game jam, and classic homage all rolled into one--all while retaining Nintendo's innate sense of artful craftsmanship. Our review.

By Steven Wong   //   September 1, 2015 3:00 PM

Satellite Reign Review: Needs Upgrading

Satellite Reign puts you in control of a team of agents set to destroy corporate rule in a dystopain cyberpunk future. It ends up being proof of why maybe the corporations should stay in charge.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   September 1, 2015 4:01 AM

Forza Motorsport 6 preview: Racing under the stars

It's hard to imagine what Microsoft and Turn 10 can possibly add to the Forza Motorsport series, but Shacknews went hands-on with Forza Motorsport 6's Career mode, nonetheless. And it was our first chance to check out night and wet weather racing, along with some new additions to the game's Career. Our hands-on preview.

By Ozzie Mejia   //   August 31, 2015 5:00 AM

Weekly Game Release Highlights, August 31-September 6

A generation grew up on Hideo Kojima and the Metal Gear Solid series, but with the arrival of The Phantom Pain this week, it's time for Kojima and Snake to officially go their separate ways.