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  • 'Wargroove' review: Stuck in the groove

    'Wargroove' review: Stuck in the groove

    Shacknews.com It's been more than 10 years since the last entry of the beloved turn-based strategy series, "Advanced Wars," released on the Nintendo DS . Now, with their want for a new title building over a decade, fans of the series finally have something that could fill the gap left behind when...

  • 'Astroneer' review: Drilling and chilling in outer space

    'Astroneer' review: Drilling and chilling in outer space

    Shacknews.com There's a fine line between smothering and chill when it comes to games that mix exploration, resource management, and base building with a dab of survival. "Astroneer" manages to walk that line, allowing players to spend most of their time on the things that make it fun, and almost...

  • 'Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown' review: Mighty wings

    'Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown' review: Mighty wings

    Shacknews.com Video games allow us to do things that we couldn't or otherwise shouldn't do in real life. One such example is dogfighting. Most people won't get a pilot's license in their lives, and fewer still will go on to train in and fly combat aircraft. That's why it's fun to pick up a game...

  • 'Resident Evil 2' review: Return to Raccoon City

    'Resident Evil 2' review: Return to Raccoon City

    Shacknews.com For the most part, you should never remake a classic. It's been gotten wrong too many times in the past to count, whether we're talking movies, songs, video games, or other forms of media. There's a reason why it's a classic, after all -- and messing with what made it that way in...

  • 'Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes' review: Feels bad, man

    'Travis Strikes Again: No More Heroes' review: Feels bad, man

    Shacknews.com The return of the "No More Heroes" series has been something fans have been clamoring for ever since the "No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle" credits rolled nearly 10 years ago. The charismatic otaku-turned-assassin Travis Touchdown resonated with players when he debuted in "No...

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  • Navy man kills wife by shooting her in face during argument, Hampton police say

    Navy man kills wife by shooting her in face during argument, Hampton police say

    A woman stabbed her husband in the chest during a heated argument Sunday afternoon in their Hampton home, leaving him with a superficial wound, police say. Then he picked up a gun and shot her in the face, killing her, according to court documents. Christian Alexander Neal, 22 — a U.S. Navy sailor...

  • Police: Women injured in shooting's crossfire in Newport News

    Police: Women injured in shooting's crossfire in Newport News

    Two women suffered injuries not considered to be life-threatening after getting caught in a shooting’s crossfire in Newport News Thursday night, police said. The incident occurred shortly before 8:40 p.m. in the area of 9th Street and Ivy Avenue. Officers were called to the area for a report of...

  • VDOT: Disabled vehicle cleared on James River Bridge

    VDOT: Disabled vehicle cleared on James River Bridge

    A disabled vehicle has been cleared from a northbound lane on US-17 at the James River Bridge (Rte 17) in Newport News, VDOT reported via tweet. One lane of travel was closed and VDOT anticipated potential traffic delays.

  • Judges deny Shelly Simonds’ request to reverse tie in 94th District race

    Judges deny Shelly Simonds’ request to reverse tie in 94th District race

    The three judges who declared a tie in the 94th District House of Delegates race denied a request from Democrat Shelly Simonds Wednesday to reconsider their decision and name her the winner. They asserted that they followed all the rules and properly ruled a ballot as a vote for Republican incumbent...

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