Shack Snack: June 16, 2014

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Kick back and treat yourself to a Shack Snack, a short recap of three big stories you should know. It's like a CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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Mario Kart 8 quadrupled Wii U sales in opening week

Mario Kart 8 has gotten good buzz, but it has been difficult to tell if it was the elusive system seller the Wii U really needs. The answer, according to Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime, appears to be "yes."

Angry Birds Transformers announced

With two Star Wars games under its feathered belt, the Angry Birds franchise is moving into its next franchise partnership: robots in disguise. Angry Birds Transformers will be coming later this year in the form of a mobile game, licensed goods, and Hasbro "Telepod" toys.

Battlefield Hardline beta due for Xbox One

At this very moment, select PC and PlayStation 4 users are indulging in an early beta for EA's Battielfield Hardline, which was fully revealed this past week at E3 2014. A few of you Xbox One users may be feeling left out in the cold as a result, but don't worry. You'll soon get your turn.

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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.
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From The Chatty
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    June 16, 2014 5:45 PM

    Steven Wong posted a new article, Shack Snack: June 16, 2014.

    CliffsNotes for video games! If you enjoy, don't forget to subscribe to us on YouTube.

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      June 16, 2014 6:09 PM

      Great update shackteam, short and smooth and informative.

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      June 16, 2014 6:53 PM

      You guys should totally play some BF:HL if you have codes on the stream this week!

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      June 16, 2014 8:58 PM

      Just an FYI: you pronounce Reggie's last name "fees-uh-may."

      Keep up the good work!

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        June 16, 2014 9:25 PM

        Yeah, I cringed a bit when she said that..

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          June 16, 2014 9:53 PM

          They even mispronounced his name in the Nintendo E3 video during the claymation press conference scene. Fills Aim.

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      June 16, 2014 9:02 PM

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