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  1. News Bot

    Light Fall Review: Light Snack

    The land of Numbra is bereft of light. It's a land blanketed by nightfall. But nightfall threatens to turn into total darkness, as shadow hovers over the Kamloops tribe. Only an unnamed shadow can save the tribe and prevent the end of their world, but he'll have to use every ounce of agility in...
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    Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition Gets An Adorable New Trailer

    Harvest Moon: Light of Hope is the latest title in the Harvest Moon series (not Story of Seasons) and it's headed to PlayStation 4 and Switch this month. Natsume has just released a new official trailer for the upcoming Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Special Edition, just in time to celebrate the...
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    God of War Update 1.14 Available Now, Patch Notes Are Light On Changes

    Sony Santa Monica has been releasing patches in rapid succession after God of War's launch, but there hasn't been a lot of details on what exactly is being fixed. The same applies to update 1.14, which is available to download on PS4 right now. God of War patch notes for update 1.14, as...
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    Sea of Thieves Update 1.0.5 Patch Notes Are Light On Content, Heavy On Tease

    The seas are calm in the newest update for Sea of Thieves. There are quite a few fixed issues in addition to a small handful of updates in this new patch and, while the whole can be seen as slightly unexciting, the developers did tease that some new clothing, items, weapons, and ship...
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    Island of Light Treasure Map Location and Solution - God of War

    The hunt for all 12 of the treasure maps in God of War continues. This time we're taking a look at the Island of Light treasure map, which sees players search around the northern shores of the Lake of the Nine to find a treasure hidden at an old outpost. Island of Light Treasure Map Location and...
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    God of War: The Journey - The Light of Alfheim

    The Light of Alfheim is a story mission in God of War, and it’s one of the longer chapters in the game due to its numerous puzzles and riddles. This walkthrough will help navigate through all of them. Collectibles, however, will be handled in a separate guide. Find a Way to the LightMove...
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    Fortnite v3.5.2 Patch Notes Deliver Light Machine Gun, XP Weekend, & 50v50 Limited Time Event

    First things first: Fortnite Battle Royale's 50v50 limited time event is finally live after a bit of a delay. Fortnite's v3.5.2 patch brings with it a few other goodies as well, including a light machine gun and a new Save The World questline. One PvE event makes its valiant return as well...
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    Free Dying Light Content Drop #6 Features New Bounty, Subsonic Ammo Blueprint Reward

    Dying Light gains new life once again! Continuing to execute on the promise of new Dying Light DLC for a year, the latest content drop has gone live. Content Drop #6 answers fans's requests for easier access to the new Subsonic ammo via a new event called Snake in the Grass. Snake in the Grass...
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    PAX East 2018: Below Gameplay and Interview: Light in the Darkness

    Capybara Games’ Below was first revealed to the world way back in 2013 as part of the Microsoft Xbox One presentation at E3. The short trailer generated loads of hype, but the game disappeared from the radar for a long time. Now that the game is inching closer to its launch date, the...
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    PAX East 2018: Light Fall Developer Interview and Gameplay Demonstration

    Nothing satisfies gamers with a taste for old-school action like a solid platforming title, and developer Bishop Games looks to be cooking up just such a treat with Light Fall, a gorgeous and fast-paced platformer that brings both style and substance. Shacknews got the chance to chat with Ben...
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    Dying Light Update Introduces Free New Prison Heist Mode

    Dying Light might be something an ancient entity by modern gaming standards, but that hasn't stopped the development team at Techland from keeping the experience fresh with regular content updates. The open-world horror title has seen its fair share of new material throughout the last three...
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    Dying Light Lives On With DLC Celebrating Three-Year Anniversary

    Techland Games' continued celebration of the long-lasting Dying Light community continues, but this next stage is extra special. This month brings Content Drop #3 and also marks the three-year anniversary of Dying Light. In addition to the new drop, Techland is releasing a collection of...
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    CES 2018: How the New MSI Monitors Light Up the Gameplay Experience

    MSI has had a busy Consumer Electronics Show this year, bringing along its line of graphics cards and motherboards. But the biggest attraction from the hardware manufacturer has turned out to be its latest batch of monitors. Shacknews recently had a chance to peruse MSI's various products at CES...
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    Destiny 2 Free Trial Sees the Light This Week

    Destiny 2 was the subject of several Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals over the last weekend. Those that still opted to pass on Bungie's sequel for a later date may want to see what's going down later this week. Destiny 2 will open up with a free trial set to begin Tuesday, November 28. All...
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    Spintires: Mudrunner Review: A Light In the Darkness

    Originally released in the summer of 2014, the original Spintires arrived on Steam with little fanfare as a log-transporting simulator featuring a lineup of Russian trucks. Using its novel mud physics, Spintires became a cult hit with PC gamers and has sold more than a million copies. Despite...
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    November's Xbox Games With Gold Is A Little Light

    October and November are continuing 2017's trend of draining the wallets and purses of gamers with new, exciting, and, hopefully, quality experiences. Xbox Games With Gold typically would be pilling on with their free games, but November's selection features some small meals that won't distract...
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    Light of Hope Brings Harvest Moon To PC For First Time Next Month

    Charming community and farm simulators are all the rage right now. A handful of titles are making waves across the gaming industry and another major name is entering the fray. Coming November 14, Harvest Moon: Light of Hope brings its charming gameplay to PC for the very first time with Nintendo...
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    Destiny 2 Review: Light Bright

    Full disclosure before starting off this review: I did not play the original Destiny, at least not very much of it. Aside from press events and conventions, my time with Activision and Bungie's first attempt at a first-person shooter MMORPG was limited. In total, I had spent less than a few...
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    Bungie Reveals Power and Light Level of the Leviathan Raid in Destiny 2

    The original Destiny had its fans but it certainly had detractors as well. Longevity was something the game struggled with, despite efforts to emulate the structure of MMORPGs, but the handful of Raids that were released over time were examples of the game at its finest. Rightfully so, new and...
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    Destiny 2 - What is the Light Level Cap?

    Players of the original Destiny will be very familiar with what their Light level is and what it means to their journey through Destiny 2. However, Bungie has changed things up slightly and altered Light to Power. It works the same way as it used to, but for some odd reason a different term was...
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    Dying Light Isn't Actually Dying, So Techland Will Add 12 Months of DLC

    Developer Techland had promised to move on from supporting Dying Light by the end of 2016, but an amazing thing happened. Apparently the community was still firmly invested in the title. The result is that Techland will be saying thank you to the community with 10 new pieces of free DLC over the...
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    Updates: 4.12 Patch Notes | SMITE Console: Divine Light

    Console Updates New Features! Auto Run is being added with 4.12. To initiate, hold left on the D-pad. We added a notification pop up if you attempt to go to the play menu without selecting a quest to start. This will only display if there is a quest selection available. Players can opt out...
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    Harvest Moon: Light of Hope Announced for Nintendo Switch and PC

    Natsume is celebrating the 20th anniversary of its Harvest Moon series this year. The farming sim has proved incredibly resilient and entertaining over the years, and now the company will continue the adventure with Harvest Moon: Light of Hope. And good news for PC players: The series will be...
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    Top 10 Light Gun Shooters

    Light gun shooters are not nearly as popular as they were in the 1990s, but many Shackers still have a soft spot for them. Shack's Arcade Corner covered The House of the Dead 2 earlier this week and now we are counting down the very best of the genre. Talk about synergy! This list will only...
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    Dying Light celebrates Halloween with 'Zombiefest' Community Bounty this weekend

    Techland has revealed a new Halloween Community Bounty will be taking place between October 28th to October 30th, called Zombiefest, that will finally decide once and for all which side is the real predator: Survivors or Night Hunters. The special Zombiefest event will take place in Dying...