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  • "Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite" feels like a Marvel game at its core.

    "Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite" feels like a Marvel game at its core.

    Shacknews.com It has been years since Marvel and Capcom have crossed their universes over, but it has been even longer since their rivalry has been settled in 2v2 tag team battles. The past couple of iterations of the franchise have seen teams of three go at it, but "Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite"...

  • "Star Wars Battlefront II" hands-on with Starfighter Assault

    "Star Wars Battlefront II" hands-on with Starfighter Assault

    Shacknews.com In "Star Wars Battlefront II," Starfighter Assault mode has teams of 12 Rebels and Imperials take flight to Fondor, hovering above an Imperial space station. The ultimate Rebel objective is to take out a massive Star Destroyer, while the Empire side is tasked with protecting it at...

  • Wargaming introduces campaign gameplay to 'World of Tanks'

    Wargaming introduces campaign gameplay to 'World of Tanks'

    Shacknews.com There's a new offering available across Sony and Microsoft consoles that could attract new gamers to the free-to-play "World of Tanks" game. It's a new campaign mode called War Stories, which launched Aug. 22 with two campaigns. An additional two campaigns will launch later this year...

  • 'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' offers new perspective on first game

    'Life is Strange: Before the Storm' offers new perspective on first game

    Shacknews.com "Life is Strange" is notable for a variety of reasons, such as its relatable characters and clever storytelling methods. Spanning five episodes, "Life is Strange" slowly introduced players to Max Caulfield and her wayward friend, Chloe Price, back in 2015. There's a lot of prequel...

  • 'Madden NFL 18' offers brand-new experiences for seasoned video game football vets.

    'Madden NFL 18' offers brand-new experiences for seasoned video game football vets.

    Shacknews.com Sports games are often looked at differently than many other genres. Most years, gamers pony up $60 for a chance to play with new team rosters and new player ratings. This is definitely true of the "Madden" franchise, but "Madden NFL 18" breaks the traditional cycle of sports games...

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  • Video: Identical Twins Retire from Shipyard

    Video: Identical Twins Retire from Shipyard

    Dave and Danny Brookman moved to the Peninsula from Narrows, VA to start working at the Newport News Shipyard. After 43-1/2 years, they will retire together at the end of 2016.

  • Hampton Planning Commission backs Fort Monroe zoning plan

    Hampton Planning Commission backs Fort Monroe zoning plan

    HAMPTON — Hampton's Planning Commission has given the thumbs up to a series of new zoning types and rezoning measures to dictate how land can be used at Fort Monroe — but not without dissent over uses for the controversial Wherry Quarter. The provisions would create four special zoning districts...

  • Resurrecting the USS Monitor's famous pump

    Resurrecting the USS Monitor's famous pump

    For more than 150 years after the celebrated Civil War ironclad USS Monitor sank off Cape Hatteras, N.C., the landmark engines and pumps that drove history's first mechanized warship have been silent. Recovered from the Atlantic in 2001, the Victorian-era machines weighing more than 20 tons have...

  • Commonwealth's attorney: Newport News police officer justified in fatal shooting

    Commonwealth's attorney: Newport News police officer justified in fatal shooting

    NEWPORT NEWS — Two different scenes played out in the city Friday on the same street corner. A mother wept on the sidewalk after hearing that the Newport News commonwealth's attorney's office had ruled that the police officer who killed her son was legally justified in the shooting. An hour later,...

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