Alex CocilovaAssistant Editor, PCWorld

Alex covers desktops, everything from fancy to practical. He's also an avid (addicted) gamer and loves following the industry.

Create a vast stockpile of PC games without draining your wallet

When PC games become too expensive, indie bundles can save the day, filling your library with a multitude of of high-quality games.

New Heart of the Swarm trailer preludes release

Starcraft fans are already excited enough with the imminent release of Heart of the Swarm, but Blizzard preludes the release with a new trailer.

Surface Pro vs. PC gaming: We torture test the tablet's gaming prowess

The Surface Pro has been advertised as a business machine, but that doesn't mean it can't play games. We take a look at just how well it handle itself when put through a few days of the average gaming machine.

Play This! Podcast

Play This! Podcast: Antichamber, Community, Sim City, and the Joe Schmo Show

Alex and Carlos talk gaming, streaming television, some House of Cards, and other kookiness.

Mayhem, chaos and the Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod

It comes once in a blue moon, but this weekend you have 48 hours to check out the crazy Just Cause 2 multiplayer mod.

Arma Tactics coming to Project Shield

The guys who brought us the realistic military sim Arma II help kick off Project Shield's launch with Arma Tactics.

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Play This! Podcast: Myspace, anonymous commenting, Steam, and subscription video

Carlos invites Lauren Crabbe and Alex Cocilova to join the podcast and talk about the new Myspace, Steam games you should check out, and subscription video services.

Anatomy of a PC crash: 7 scenarios, and how to avoid them

Ah, the dreaded Blue Screen of Death. It persists even in Windows 8, but if you know its common causes, you can usually stop it before it borks your system.

Why all-in-one PCs suck at gaming (plus one that doesn't!)

They're slim, sleek, and family friendly. But why do most all-in-one desktops make such awful gaming machines?

No, you don't need new glasses, those are curved TVs (video)

These curved LG OLED TVs give the best wide viewing angle around. How to afford one is up to you though.


HP takes the "lap" out of laptop (video)

The crazy side of CES shows us that not all laptops are mobile.

Old console becomes new gadget (video)

The Hyperkin Supaboy brings the Super Nintendo back into the spotlight with this handheld system.