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    State of Decay 2 Interview: 'The Ultimate Post-Apocalyptic Zombie Survival Game'

    Surviving the zombie apocalypse can be rough for anyone, especially by yourself. But, having friends you can rely on can make it a little easier. It would seem that the more the merrier survivor sentiment wasn’t wasted on Undead Labs when they started working on State of Decay 2. Their...
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    EVE Fanfest 2018: Empires of EVE Volume 2 Exclusive Interview: 'The Grand Story of EVE'

    In EVE Online's 15 years of existence as an MMORPG a surprisingly large amount of interesting moments have transpired for a game that's mostly about reading spreadsheets. Until recently though, most of the game's history has remained in the minds and on the mouths of the players who witnessed or...
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    GDC 2018: Sword Art Online: Integral Factor Interview: 'The Best Of What We Want To Show'

    Since the Sword Art Online anime launched it has spawned a number of games inspired by its universe. It’s a natural fit since the series revolves around futuristic VR MMORPGs. However, none of the games in the Sword Art franchise have been an actual, honest to goodness MMO. Sword Art...
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    What Does 'The World is Changing' Mean in Sea of Thieves

    There is a lot of mystery in Sea of Thieves. What was this world like before we arrived on the scene to find treasure? What other adventures await us in the future? And more importantly: this strange message appeared on my screen, what does it mean? “The World is Changing” Message...
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    Wolfenstein 2 Explores 'The Diaries of Agent Silent Death' Today

    What's the best way to deal with the Nazi menace in the alternate world of Wolfenstein II: The New Colossus? For BJ Blazkowicz, that answer is guns and lots of firepower. But for another member of the resistance, that answer is a lot stealthier. "The Diaries of Agent Silent Death" is the next...
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    Dead by Daylight Wants to Play a Game with 'The SAW Chapter'

    Dead by Daylight is certainly no stranger to mainstream crossovers. In the past, Starbreeze and Behaviour's October events have featured such horror icons as Michael Myers and Freddy Krueger. But on Tuesday, players are being asked if they would like to play a game. "The SAW Chapter" makes its...
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    Star Wars: Battlefront 2 Launches 'The Last Jedi' Content Next Week

    With "Star Wars: The Last Jedi" about to hit theaters next week, it means it's time for Star Wars Battlefront II to come hard with the tie-in content. And that tie-in content involves two of the new trilogy's lead characters, as well as some new locations based on the latest movie. Finn will...
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    Minecraft Goes Under the Sea with 'The Update Aquatic'

    The annual MINECON kicked off on Saturday morning, celebrating all things Minecraft. As one would expect, viewers of the MINECON Earth livestream were treated to details about the world-builder's next update. And for that update, everyone's going under the sea. Titled 'The Update Aquatic,'...
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    Singer Dion: 'The Wanderer' Fallout 4 TV Ads Are 'Repugnant'

    We get some crazy lawsuits hitting the courts over video games, and some occasionally have merit. Then we get ones where a party isn't happy with the way his intellectual property is being used. Such is the case with singer Dion and the use of his song "The Wanderer" in a Fallout 4 TV ad. Dion...
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    E3 2017: Cliff Bleszinski Dubs LawBreakers 'the Dark Souls of Competitive First-Person Shooters'

    In an exclusive interview at Shacknews’ E3 booth in West Hall, Boss Key Productions co-founder Cliff Bleszinski shared his vision on FPS games and how he believes LawBreakers will push even the most experienced pro players to continue improving with each match. “I think we’ve...
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    This Week @ Shack: 'The Month of E3' Edition

    Welcome to This Week @ Shack, our regular roundup of news, commentary, video, and guides. We have officially crossed over into June, which means E3 is alarmingly close. We have some big plans in store that I'll share next week, but in many ways it feels as if the event has already started. Like...
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    Square Enix and Marvel Announce Multi-Game Partnership Starting With 'The Avengers project'

    Today on Twitter, both the Square Enix and Marvel official accounts have revealed a new collaboration to produce multiple games. So far details are sketchy, but we do know the first game will involve the Avengers franchise. Big News: @SquareEnix and @Marvel announce a multi-game partnership...
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    Diablo 3's Anniversary patch adds a Diablo 1-style mode called 'The Darkening of Tristram'

    Blizzard's celebrating Diablo's 10th anniversary by looking back at its past: in addition to bringing the Necromancer to Diablo 3, an upcoming "Anniversary" patch will add a Diablo 1-style mode called "The Darkening of Tristram." The Darkening of Tristram is structured after Blizzard North's...
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    TV: The Walking Dead: Season 7 - Preview 'The Journey so Far'

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    Insomniac Games wants to bring Sunset Overdrive to Windows, but 'the ball is in Microsoft's court'

    In response to a fan tweet, representatives from Insomniac Games confirmed they're keen on porting Sunset Drive to PC—but Microsoft has to sign off first. "We'd love it if it could happen but [the] ball is in Xbox's court," the tweet reads. Microsoft and Insomniac have a complicated...
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    Battlefield 1 Open Beta became 'the biggest beta in EA's history'

    EA and DICE have revealed some interesting information regarding its Battlefield 1 Open Beta, which they report turned out to be “the biggest beta in EA’s history.” According to EA, a total of 13.2 million players participated in the Battlefield 1 Open Beta with the most...
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    Updates: SMITE 'The Odyssey 2017' Patch Notes - September 7th, 2016

    SMITE 'The Odyssey 2017' Patch Notes - September 7th, 2016 New God Skins Foxy Amaterasu Steel Samurai Susano Old wa Nu wa Terra mastery skins Nu Wa Mastery Skins Achievements Geb Ill Protect You: As Geb, cleanse a teammate using Stone Shield on an ally...
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    LEGO Star Wars: The Force Awakens preview: 'The Garbage Will Do'

    It's difficult to imagine the LEGO games innovating on their formula any further. After dozens of LEGO games hitting the market, it's starting to feel like it's all been done before. But really, if the series is going to take any steps forward, the place to do it would be with the franchise that...
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    Valve's 'The Lab' is a compilation VR experience set in Portal's universe releasing this Spring

    Valve teaming up with HTC for the Vive has left many to hope the company would consider porting one of their games to virtual reality. It appears we're pretty close to that thanks to some new information that was made public today. According to a tweet from Geoff Keighley, Valve will be debuting...
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    Final Fantasy 14 will feel 'The Gears of Change' in February

    While PAX South appears to be the big event of the weekend, Square Enix (specifically, the team behind Final Fantasy XIV) ventured to Kagoshima, Japan for a special event. The team had some news about Final Fantasy XIV, revealing new details about the game's upcoming Patch 3.2, which will...
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    New to section: SMITE 'The Shining Light' Patch Notes - January 7th, 2016

    SMITE 'The Shining Light' Patch Notes - January 7th, 2016 New God : Amaterasu, The Shining Light Passive: Illuminating Strike Amaterasu illuminates enemies she hits with Basic Attacks. After three hits on the same target the enemy gains an Aura, exposing their weaknesses and causing...
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    Pillars of Eternity will continue 'The White March' in February

    The Pillars of Eternity expansion story is just about ready to conclude, with the second part of The White March. Part 2 was originally set for a late January release window, but it looks like Obsidian will need a couple of extra weeks in the oven before wrapping up this story. The White March -...
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    'The Force Awakens' with new Star Wars Pinball set next week

    Zen Studios has managed to stay up to date with everything Star Wars over the course of the past several years. So when something new pops up, why wouldn't it be ready with a pinball table. And I hear there's something going down in the world of Star Wars. Something... about the Force... and it...
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    Minecraft: Story Mode review-in-progress: 'The Last Place You Look' impressions

    The following impressions represent our ongoing review of the full Minecraft: Story Mode series. Be sure to catch up with our impressions for Order of the Stone and Assembly Required. The Minecraft: Story Mode journey has taken some unexpected turns over the course of the first three episodes...
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    Minecraft: Story Mode searches 'The Last Place You Look' next week

    There's still a dreaded force running across the world of Minecraft and it's up to Jesse and his (or her) friends to save the day. Their efforts have led them to search for the fabled Order of the Stone and that search is set to conclude with next week's third episode of Minecraft: Story Mode...