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Might & Magic Heroes 7 Review: Telling Tall Tales

By Steven Wong, Sep 30, 2015 1:30pm PDT

Might & Magic Heroes 7 combines role-playing with tactical strategy so that players may experience fantastic tales that shape the world of Ashen. But perhaps these tales are better told around a campfire than a war table. Our review.


Skylanders: Superchargers Review: Stretch of Road

By Steve Watts, Sep 29, 2015 2:30pm PDT

The addition of vehicles in Skylanders: Superchargers isn't the most creative new gimmick in the franchise's history, but it's well-implemented enough to make this a solid series entry. Our review.


Persona 4: Dancing All Night review: Shut Up and Dance

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 29, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Persona has strayed from tis RPG roots before, but Persona 4: Dancing All Night may just be one of the strangest turns the series has taken yet. Does it shine on stage or does it trip over its own feet? Our review.


Disney Infinity 3.0: Rise Against the Empire Review: Fully Operational

By Steve Watts, Sep 28, 2015 6:00am PDT

The Rise Against the Empire set for Disney Infinity is much more appealing to the original trilogy nostalgia, and fortunately it happens to be the better of the two Star Wars play sets to boot.


"I've watched my boys play HOURS of Disney Infinity 1 and 2, and most of the playsets are pretty ..."

- Gwyndion see all 9 comments

Shack Reels: Logitech G920 Driving Force Racing Wheel Review

By Shack Staff, Sep 21, 2015 2:30pm PDT

Shacknews gets its hands on a Logitech G920 Driving Force Racing Wheel. See how well it improves our driving performance.


"Great review. One thing I would have liked to hear about is if it's comfortable to have in your ..."

- deesoh see all 14 comments

Soma Review: The Darkened Depths

By Steven Wong, Sep 21, 2015 7:30am PDT

Shacknews plumbs the depths of existence with Soma. Can we survive this underwater sci-fi thriller, or are we destined to a watery grave? Our review.


"Hmmm I was really looking forward to it, guess I will wait :( Man I totally forgot this was ..."

- valcan_s see all 5 comments

Madden NFL 16 Review: Roughing the Passer

By Asif Khan, Sep 10, 2015 3:30pm PDT

Despite a wealth of new ideas, some of which really push the franchise forward, a series of bugs make Madden NFL 16 a disappointment. Our review.


"I don't have 16, but I'll do a game of 15 after work tomorrow (midnight PST)"

- Juno see all 13 comments

Destiny 2.0 Review: I'm Hooked All Over Again

By Daniel Perez, Sep 10, 2015 8:00am PDT

Bungie released Destiny 2.0 this week, and the anticipated update makes it the experience Destiny fans have been waiting for. Our review.


"The way their community manager carried on about us throwing money at the screen, that can go ..."

- TastyWheat see all 9 comments

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide Review: Honor, Blood and Brains

By Steven Wong, Sep 08, 2015 2:45pm PDT

Warhammer 40,000: Regicide combines the cerebral strategy of Chess with the brutal tactical gameplay the Warhammer 40k series is famous for. But does this game rely more on brawn or brains? Our review.


Forza Motorsport 6 Review: The King Has Returned

By Daniel Perez, Sep 08, 2015 12:01am PDT

Forza Motorsport 6 has beautiful visuals, a lot of gameplay options, and real-world weather and night effects. Could this be the ultimate driving experience? Our review.


"I just played the demo and the Drivatar system hasn't changed. So I'll sit this one out. Maybe ..."

- MayaNormusbutt see all 20 comments

Renowned Explorers: International Society Review: Fighting with Sticks, Stones, and Words

By Steven Wong, Sep 03, 2015 3:45pm PDT

Shacknews travels the world with Renowned Explorers: International Society, the adventure strategy game that requires intelligence along with might in order to succeed. See what it takes to become the best explorer in the world in our review.


Armello Review: Premeditated Regicide

By Steven Wong, Sep 02, 2015 2:00pm PDT

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.


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

By Steve Watts, Sep 02, 2015 7:00am PDT

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.


"Honestly I didn't even see the score til you mentioned the two places it was in. "

- cruncht1me see all 52 comments

Satellite Reign Review: Needs Upgrading

By Steven Wong, Sep 01, 2015 3:00pm PDT

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.


"I was expecting something cool. I got a boring half hearted open world instead."

- xlarti see all 10 comments

Disney Infinity 3.0 Review: Building an Empire

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2015 12:01am PDT

Disney Infinity 3.0 retains its striking collectible quality in a package that's inching ever-closer to Skylanders' gameplay fundamentals turf. Our review.


"Oh right.. I think that's the reason I didn't do it. I went to TRU's site and it said "not ..."

- waxthirteen see all 9 comments