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Luigi joins Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 07, 2013 7:30am PDT

Here's the least shocking character reveal for Super Smash Bros for Wii U and 3DS so far. Luigi.


"Maybe we'll get an X alternate costume scheme or costume altogether? A nice big FU from Capcom."

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Titanfall takes record six E3 Game Critics Awards

By John Keefer, Jul 02, 2013 9:00am PDT

The winners in the annual Game Critics Award have been released for E3 2013, with Titanfall taking the top spot in all six of the categories it was nominated in, including Best of Show.


"Two new consoles, one seen for the first time at E3 while the press creamed its pants about its ..."

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Nintendo defends rapid release of new Mario games

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 27, 2013 11:30am PDT

Mario games used to be big events. Six years separated Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine. Four years separated Gamecube's lone Mario game with New Super Mario Bros for Wii. And now, we're on track to have three Mario games in two years. Has Nintendo diluted the brand?


"Right? I'll always go back to Nintendo no matter what. Sure they use the same damn characters ..."

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Nintendo explains 'why we're still in the hardware business'

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 26, 2013 10:30am PDT

"Go third-party." But, so long as Nintendo's making games, they will not back down on making hardware.


"the point of the post was the VB was built around a potential game changing experience, that was ..."

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Game Critics Awards reveals E3 2013 nominees

By Andrew Yoon, Jun 25, 2013 9:45pm PDT

Every year, dozens of video game outlets--Shacknews included--vote on their favorite games from E3. Before the judges decide the ultimate winner, the organization has released this year's "Best of" nominees.


"If the article said playable games, then I wouldn't have posted."

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Killer is Dead preview: Mondo uncertainty

By Steve Watts, Jun 19, 2013 12:00pm PDT

E3 impressions of Killer is Dead from Grasshopper Manufacture.


Dragon's Prophet preview: how to catch your dragon

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 18, 2013 5:00pm PDT

Sony Online Entertainment had Dragon's Prophet on display at the E3 booth this year, showing off how to catch the multitude of dragons prowling around Auratia.


"How can you be almost a woman? Like Jessica? Sounds plausible!"

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Castle of Illusion preview: more than a repaint

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 1:30pm PDT

Hands-on impressions of Sega's new Castle of Illusion remake.


Thief video shows off 10 minutes of gameplay

By John Keefer, Jun 18, 2013 10:00am PDT

After a couple of CG trailers and no gameplay, Eidos Montreal is finally showing fans what how Thief is going to play on the PS4. The developer...


"Looks okay. It's Thief with "takedown" and other "enhancements" to make it easier for people ..."

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Final Fantasy XIV preview: limits break

By Steve Watts, Jun 18, 2013 9:00am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Final Fantasy 14 on PlayStation 3 from E3 2013.


IndieCade faves from E3: Spaceteam, Towerfall, 7 Grand Steps, Perfection, Voronoid, Soundodger

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2013 3:30pm PDT

IndieCade's E3 booth was filled with dozens of great indie titles. Here are some favorites from the show.


E3 racing roundup: Forza 5, GT6, DriveClub, The Crew, and NFS Rivals

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 17, 2013 2:30pm PDT

A golden year for racing games in on the horizon, so Shacknews conducts a comparison of all the racers out on the E3 floor.


"All look fantastic and I'm disappointed that I am going to miss out on Forza 5, looking forward ..."

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Thief dev answers your questions on sound, stealth, and more

By John Keefer, Jun 17, 2013 1:55pm PDT

When we knew we were going to be getting a closer look at the new Thief during E3, we solicited some questions from the community on what you wanted to know about the new game. We got some time with Daniel Windfeld Schmidt, lead level designer on the game at Eidos Montreal, ...


"I don't think I've seen any positive responses in the press to what they had playable at E3."

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Yaiba: Ninja Gaiden Z preview: fighting without honor

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 8:15am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Yaiba from E3 2013, with thoughts from executive producer Keiji Inafune.


Sonic Lost World preview: finding his footing

By Steve Watts, Jun 17, 2013 7:00am PDT

Hands-on impressions of Sonic Lost World from E3, along with thoughts from producer Takashi Iizuka.


"I'm really looking forward to this game! It does seem have a bit of a Mario Galaxy feel to it. ..."

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