Shadow of Mordor primer: stepping into the ring

By Steve Watts, Sep 30, 2014 6:00am PDT

Are you ready to take on the toughest Middle-earth has to offer? We give a few tips on how to get started in your quest for vengeance.

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Destiny: What to do when you're at max level

By Nathaniel Hohl, Sep 29, 2014 4:00pm PDT

Like any good MMO, Destiny's appeal doesn't run out once a player reaches the maximum character level of 20. Here are five different activities Destiny players can participate in after hitting the level cap.

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"Level 24 and I love the game despite some serious shortcomings (LFG for one)."

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Shacknews Spotlight: Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor

By Shack Staff, Sep 29, 2014 1:15pm PDT

In today's Shacknews Spotlight, Steve Watts and Steven Wong walk in the Shadow of Mordor. We discuss the art of hunting Uruk captains, the Nemesis system, and becoming lunch meat for a wandering caragor.

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Look behind you: A history of Silent Hill [Part 1]

By Brittany Vincent, Sep 29, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Silent Hill has consistently been a source of pure terror for a vast number of gamers, but the series has stagnated over the past few years. Let’s go back to the beginning to decipher its future.

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"remember that part in the first game where harry mason out of nowhere just yells "MY NAME IS ..."

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New releases for September 29-October 5

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 28, 2014 8:00am PDT

It's a busy week of new releases from start to finish. Shadow of Mordor, Forza Horizon 2, Super Smash Bros for 3DS, Persona 4 Arena Ultimax, and Skylanders Trap Team are among the many games set to arrive in the next seven days.

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"Middle-earth for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 do not release at the same time as the others. It ..."

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Chatty Twitch Highlights 36: Gauntlet and more

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2014 12:00pm PDT

In addition to the weekly Shackbattle, we take a look at some footage from the new Gauntlet, thanks to pixelat3d.

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Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #10-1

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2014 9:05am PDT

This is it! What was named best PC game of all-time?

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"Definitely don't think Skyrim should be in the top 10. MAYBE top 25, but not top 10. It's not ..."

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Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #20-11

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 27, 2014 9:00am PDT

We're almost at the end! Here's #20-11!

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Weekend PC download deals: Top 100 edition

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2014 4:00pm PDT

As we continue to count to the #1 PC Game of All-Time, this weekend's PC deals offer up a few of the games that have already been named.

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Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #30-21

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2014 1:00pm PDT

After weeks of tabulating the votes, the Shacknews Chatty community has come up with their Top 100 PC Games of All-Time! Today, we count down #30 through #21!

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"I have a soft spot for Duke 3d. I loved Doom but Duke 3d took what I liked about Doom and put ..."

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Persona 4 Arena Ultimax review: staying gold

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2014 12:00pm PDT

Persona 4 Arena Ultimax takes all of the great qualities of the first fighter and adds some complex new elements for hardcore fighting fans, without compromising the ability to tell a story to Persona fans. Our review.

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"Hahaha, yeah. It's only a slight spoiler because that character's in the trailers. Reminds me ..."

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Super Smash Bros. for 3DS review: a smashing transition

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 26, 2014 12:01am PDT

Super Smash Bros. for 3DS brings the series to handhelds for the first time and it does so very well, with only a few glaring issues keeping it from true greatness. Our review.

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"Yeah, I might grab it once the New 3DS shows up if the pad can handle it."

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Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor review: simply walk into Mordor

By Steve Watts, Sep 25, 2014 9:01pm PDT

Middle-Earth: Shadow of Mordor wears its influences on its sleeve, but integrates them so well with its own ideas that it stands up as a unique achievement on its own. Our review.

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""This review is based on a retail PlayStation 4 disc provided by the publisher. ""

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Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #40-31

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 25, 2014 12:00pm PDT

After weeks of tabulating the votes, the Shacknews Chatty community has come up with their Top 100 PC Games of All-Time! Today, we count down #40 through #31!

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"Dark Souls better than some of the stuff already on this list? Bold claim. Don't get me ..."

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Shacknews Chatty Community's Top 100 PC Games of All-Time: #60-41

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 24, 2014 12:00pm PDT

After weeks of tabulating the votes, the Shacknews Chatty community has come up with their Top 100 PC Games of All-Time! Today, we count down #60 through #41!

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"Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines' hotel level scared the heck out of me too. Good times. "

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