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tom60229 Wins 2017 Hearthstone World Championship

A new Hearthstone World Champion has been crowned in Amsterdam. He is Chen "tom60229" Wei Lin from Taiwan, coming back from an 0-2 deficit to defeat Michigan native Frank "Fr0zen" Zhang to win the Hearthstone World Championship in a thrilling five-game series. Show More Summary

Shackcast Episode 018: CESCAST

Welcome to the new Shackcast, the official Shacknews podcast of Shacknews. On the eighteenth episode of the Shackcast, the gang talks about CES 2018, Zelda, and more with your host Asif Khan and special guest co-host Greg Burke. Tune in to hear us jibber jabber about games, CES 2018, and their mutual love for Zelda: Breath of the Wild. Show More Summary

The Cartridge Family 022 - Nintendo Labo, David Cage's Quantic Dream, 19Q Magoo Round Two

Nintendo’s history of releasing quirky, exciting gaming peripherals continues with the announcement of Nintendo Labo, coming this spring. If you haven’t yet learned about Labo, the product comes packed with “blueprints” to a number of...Show More Summary

Shacknews Rocket League Even Team Funsies Tournament

The Chatty community is throwing down for Rocket League bragging rights. Please take a look!

Modojo Rewind: Cardboard Has Never Been So Exciting

Guys, we almost did it — we almost had a week where Nintendo was able to completely dominate Modojo @ Shacknews headlines. It's not surprising, really; with the sad, ever-growing decline of the PlayStation Vita, Nintendo essentially has a monopoly on portable gamers' time and money. Show More Summary

Pokemon Go Android 0.89.1 and iOS 1.59.1 Update Details

Pokemon Go just can't be stopped. We've been reporting on the game since around the time of its initial release back in July of 2016, and for better or worse, Niantic's AR-based hit has consistently found its way into headlines ever since. Show More Summary

Middle-earth: Shadow of War Mobile Adds Four-Player Co-op Mode

Since right around the release of the console version of the title, Middle-earth: Shadow of War Mobile has been dominating players' times when they're out of the house. Big as the game is, it's about to get bigger, as Warner Bros. Interactive...Show More Summary

Two Point Hospital Devs Hint At More Titles to Come

Initially teased on Twitter by Sega at the start of this week, the recently unveiled hospital management sim Two Point Hospital has been generating a ton of buzz with PC gamers online. The project is being handled by Two Point Studios, a new outfit that contains several key players from Bullfrog and Lionhead Studios. Show More Summary

Monster Hunter World - All Monsters

Monster Hunter World is almost upon us and keen hunters everywhere are trying to figure out what kind of monsters they might be hunting come January 26. Recently, a leak surfaced that claimed to detail every single monster that exists...Show More Summary

Destiny 2 - Where is Xur and What is He Selling - January 19, 2018, Week 18

Xur has returned to Destiny 2 for another week. See where he's hiding, and what he's selling. Browse through our Xur location and wares guide to figure out what you should be spending your Legendary Shards on. Where is Xur? Xur has decided to abandon his meeting places in the wild and return to the Tower this week. Show More Summary

Intel Readying Budget-Oriented 8th Generation CPUs

Back in the wild and crazy days of 2017, the computer parts landscape was in a state of flux. After years of dominance, Intel finally received some real competition in the consumer CPU market from AMD. The new Ryzen CPU line from AMD offered customers the first true competitor to Intel’s half-decade of mainstream and gaming performance preeminence. Show More Summary

Act Now While Offworld Trading Company's Limited Supply DLC Lasts

Stardock and Mohawk Games have announced the release of the latest piece of DLC for Offworld Trading Company, called "Limited Supply." In the latest expansion for the free market RTS game, players will have to scrape together limited resources in order to progress through over twelve new missions. Show More Summary

This Weekend in Esports: What to Watch from 1/19-1/21

Welcome to This Weekend in Esports, a brief overview of what to watch in the world of competitive gaming for the coming weekend. For this weekend, one season is about to end, while another handful of seasons are just getting started. Hearthstone...Show More Summary

CES 2018: Hands-on with Razer's Project Linda

Among the items that Shacknews got to check out during our time at last week's Consumer Electronics Show was an intriguing new laptop concept from Razer. While Project Linda isn't anywhere close to ready for consumer release, the folks...Show More Summary

Destiny 2 - All Exotic Warlock Armor

The Warlock class in Destiny 2 has changed quite a bit since its humble beginnings in the original Destiny. Gone is the Sunsinger, replaced with the Dawnblade, which, in the right hands and with the correct Exotics, can be lifted from a disappointing subclass into a damage-dealing monster. Show More Summary

Epic Games Shifting Dev Resources From Paragon Over To Fortnite

Going with what works is not a new concept. When people see one thing succeeding and another effort faltering, it's not unusual to shift focus away from the latter. While Paragon has been a mild success for Epic Games, the free-to-play MOBA has struggled to find mainstream popularity. Show More Summary

Lay Down A Tight Groove With Korg Gadget On Nintendo Switch

Nintendo recently revealed a "new way to play" with the company's inventive Labo variety of cardboard-based accessories, and among the many cardboard creations that caught players' eyes, the piano earned a considerable amount of interest. Show More Summary

Darkest Dungeon Nintendo Switch Tips

Red Hook Studios' Darkest Dungeon has landed on the Nintendo Switch, giving console players and portable fans alike an all-new outlet for the game's signature stress-based and increasingly-challenging battles. Darkest Dungeon is not a forgiving game, nor is it exactly welcoming to newcomers. Show More Summary

Tomb Raider 2018 Trailer - Survivor Theme Song

The Tomb Raider series has been around for more than two decades, and despite its age and many iterations, it still has a place in many player's hearts. Lara Croft has had loads of great adventures in gaming, particularly in the last...Show More Summary

Alicia Vikander Kicks Butt As Lara Croft In New Tomb Raider Movie Trailer

Watching the rebranding of the Tomb Raider series has been an amazing experience. It's breathed new life into a faltering franchise and brought it into the 21st century from both a game design and socially conscious perspective. Now,...Show More Summary

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