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GameFly buys Shacknews

US site Shacknews has been bought by GameFly, as confirmed here. Fileshack’s gone with it. The outlet was formed in 1995. No financials terms were disclosed. “GameFly has demonstrated a true understanding of and commitment to Shacknews’ gaming culture,” said Shacknews founder Steve Gibson. “We are confident GameFly will protect the legacy and community we’ve […]

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Shacknews headlines

  • Rage held back for 360? NO, says Willits, caps lock on

    Seems there was a bit of a scuffle overnight regarding an id Rage talk at Austin GDC. A 1UP story reported that: id Software lead designer Tim Willits the developer is cutting back on the amount of content they would have liked to include in their upcoming shooter Rage. The main reason for limiting the […]

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  • First hands-on with Duke Nukem 3D XBLA

    Shacknews has posted what’s apparently the first hands-on with the XBLA version of Duke Nukem 3D. From the piece: Trading in keyboard and mouse for trigger and analog stick, I was relieved to see how well it’s held up. It’s still an enjoyable FPS, an innovative game that even today is worth playing for the […]

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  • Shacknews shown Duke Nukem Forever

    Shacknews has been to 3D Realms’ offices to actually, properly view Duke Nukem Forever, as you can see here. We actually got to see the truth of Duke curator George Broussard’s many past claims, including environmental puzzles and interactivity, a host of finished weapons, the existence of an in-game forklift, and plenty of heads and […]

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