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PlayStation 4 review: Sony's best console yet is off to a shaky start

Sony's latest console is poised to perform well over the coming years, but right now it’s mostly a black box of potential.

Oculus Rift is mind-blowing (if you don't barf)

Wrap a high-res, 3D-imaging screen around your head, and you're in for a profoundly disorienting ride. Can these five games prepare you for the best VR headset ever?

Blizzard announces new World of Warcraft expansion and more at BlizzCon 2013

Diablo III gets an expansion, Heroes of the Storm gets an open beta, and Blizzard gets Blink-182. This is BlizzCon 2013.

Eyes-on the CastAR, augmented-reality glasses built by former Valve engineers

Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson designed the CastAR for games, but the tech itself is innovative enough to change the field of wearable computing.

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Microsoft aims to eliminate game patches with next-gen Xbox Live

The new Xbox Live Cloud Compute system could lead to games that never need to patch or update--if developers embrace it.

Trick your friends with these Halloween PC pranks

Make some mischief at home or in the office with these quick PC tricks.

Grand Theft Auto 5 Review: Small men in a big world

GTA V is a game with an awe-inspiring open world and a troubling narrative.

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Pixar and VR: Developers discuss the future of games at the Gaming Insiders Summit

From hardware to software, much of the games business is stagnant, and that’s inspiring some of the biggest names in the biz to talk a big game about giving the industry a much-needed kick in the pants.

Three award-winning IndieCade games you should only play in public

Crowd games thrive at IndieCade, an ideal showcase for games designed to let you look into your opponent’s eyes and hear the roar of a cheering crowd at your back.

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Plantronics Rig review: This excellent headset's killer feature feels like a gimmick

The Rig is an excellent all-around headset with some unnecessary features that drive up the price.

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