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Despite Concerns, Aim Assist On PC Destiny 2 Remains

By Charles Singletary, Oct 24, 2017 12:20pm PDT

Destiny 2's launch on PC is right around the corner and the potential earth-shaking aim-assist will be in place.


E3 2017: Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy Gameplay Interview with Dan Tanguay

By Shack Staff, Jun 14, 2017 5:45pm PDT

Our crew chats with Vicarious Visions about Crash Bandicoot and the upcoming Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy!


E3 2017: How Coco Bandicoot found her way into the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 13, 2017 8:00am PDT

The Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy is centered around reliving the old mascot's glory days, but Vicarious Visions has a surprise for fans of his kid sister.


Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy preview: Revisiting 'Warped'

By Ozzie Mejia, May 26, 2017 10:00am PDT

It's time to look at Crash Bandicoot's third game, as Shacknews goes hands-on with the Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy.


Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy to Launch in Late June

By John Keefer, Feb 16, 2017 10:35am PST

The PlayStation 4 remaster is trying to stay true to the original three games while adding some new items.


"As one who briefly got into them back in the PSX days and never actually finished any of them I ..."

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Bungie, Activision bring on Vicarious Visions to help build Destiny

By David Craddock, Dec 08, 2016 2:30pm PST

Along with High Moon, Vicarious might be helping to port Destiny 2 to other platforms, such as PC.


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Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy to remaster the original games for PS4

By John Keefer, Dec 05, 2016 9:45am PST

And there's a trailer showing off the updated gameplay and graphics.


"There has been a re-release of Another World just about every year since '91 "

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Ex-Vicarious Visions co-founders back in the game with new indie studio

By John Keefer, Nov 21, 2016 9:25am PST

Karthik and Guha Bala want to try something new.


Vicarious Visions cofounders depart studio after 25 years

By John Keefer, Apr 05, 2016 8:30am PDT

They created the company while they were in high school. Now Vicarious Visions cofounders Guha and Karthik Bala have decided to hang it up after 25 years at the helm of their game company,


"Love those guys, I got my internship working for VV and that got me into the games industry. If ..."

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Shack Reels: Skylanders SuperChargers interview w/ Vicarious Visions President Guha Bala

By Shack Staff, Aug 05, 2015 12:30pm PDT

Shacknews catches up with Guha Bala, president of Vicarious Visions, to talk about Skylanders SuperChargers.


Skylanders SuperChargers will get racing and online play

By Ozzie Mejia, Aug 05, 2015 12:40am PDT

Activision and Vicarious Visions are looking to keep up with the competition, so today at Gamescom 2015, they've announced that Skylanders SuperChargers will feature a new Racing Mode and online play for the first time in the series.


Skylanders toys coming to McDonald's Happy Meals (but they won't work with your game)

By Andrew Yoon, Mar 25, 2014 8:00am PDT

The Skylanders are coming to McDonald's Happy Meals! However, before you rush to the Golden Arches, do keep in mind that these toys don't unlock any content in the game.


"This should piss off plenty of parents explaining to their kids that the toys don't connect to ..."

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Fans name Skylanders for upcoming game in contest

By Steve Watts, Feb 25, 2014 5:00pm PST

Activision is holding a contest to name a Skylander that will appear in the next (as yet unnamed) Skylanders game. The winner will receive a $100,000 scholarship.


"I name my Skylander™ Pogs Footballcard, in honor of overpriced childhood fads gone by."

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Original studio Toys for Bob heading up next Skylanders

By Steve Watts, Feb 08, 2014 5:00pm PST

Skylanders is getting another iteration this year, and it will be helmed by original creators Toys for Bob.


"Yeah that is really worrying... they need a really good humorous writer to pull it off."

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Wii U 8GB Basic system returns with Skylanders bundle

By Andrew Yoon, Oct 25, 2013 6:40am PDT

We thought Nintendo was phasing out the Basic Wii U model, especially after the company admitted that people preferred the 32GB model. Given how...