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  • 'Super Mario Odyssey' review: Enjoy the ride on this run journey

    'Super Mario Odyssey' review: Enjoy the ride on this run journey

    Shacknews.com Mario has been platforming and jumping on Goombas for over 30 years, so it's hard to imagine that he'd still have some new tricks under his cap. That's why he got himself a new one. But "Super Mario Odyssey" is more than just a 3-D platformer with a gimmick. It's a celebration of...

  • 'Resident Evil: Revelations' collection: Old dog, new tricks

    'Resident Evil: Revelations' collection: Old dog, new tricks

    Shacknews.com Are enhanced textures and new motion controls enough bring an old 3DS series back from the grave? Find out in our review. "Resident Evil" has made its Nintendo Switch debut, and though that's something we'd normally be very excited about, in this case the Switch's reputation as a...

  • You can now take 'Rocket League' with you wherever you go.

    Shacknews.com "Rocket League" continues to cement itself as one of the most popular indie games of all time. Aside from the addictive nature of the game's core multiplayer, "Rocket League" excels thanks to its unique blend of racing, physics and soccer. The game is simple in premise, yet difficult...

  • 'It's Quiz Time' has some growing pains, but it's worth several plays

    Shacknews.com New studio Snap Finger Click may not sound familiar to most people, but trivia buffs that owned a PlayStation 3 may recognize their work. This is the team behind the classic "Buzz!" games and, having gone independent, the team is now trying their hand at a new trivia game for a new...

  • 'Pokemon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' are some of the most-appealing titles available on Nintendo 3DS

    'Pokemon Ultra Sun' and 'Ultra Moon' are some of the most-appealing titles available on Nintendo 3DS

    Shacknews.com "Pokemon Ultra Sun" and "Ultra Moon" have descended upon players, providing a fresh take on all of the Alola region action that 3DS owners first sampled when the original "Sun" and "Moon" titles released in November of last year. And though one year isn't much time in the grand scheme...

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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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