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Review: Maingear's Shift Super Stock Z87 is an exercise in PC gaming decadence

Quite simply, the fastest desktop gaming PC we've ever tested.

Plantronics' new Rig gaming headset lets you take phone calls without pausing the action

The new Rig is designed to let you switch back and forth between business and pleasure with the flip of a switch.

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Razer's new Tartarus gaming keypad is built for control freaks

There's a new gaming keypad on the block, and it has eight more buttons than the old model.

Deep inside Razer's design lab, home to gaming hardware that shouldn't actually exist

We invade the offices of Razer USA to learn how this PC upstart designs and builds some of the best gaming hardware on the market.

TrackingPoint's sensor-packed smart gun redefines the term 'point and shoot'

TrackingPoint's Linux-powered hunting rifle employs cutting-edge tracking technology to make anyone an excellent marksman.

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Review: Razer's Hammerhead Pro earbuds look silly, sound great

These eye-catching earbuds sound great, but they’re a little too expensive for what you get and lack valuable features.

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Missing Comic-Con? You can still catch the Video Games Live concert on Twitch this weekend

The biggest video game music concert in the world teams up with the biggest streaming service in the world to stream a full orchestra playing Zelda music into your living room.

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Review: Razer’s Blade is a sleek, smart ultraportable gaming machine

The new Haswell-powered Blade panders to PC gamers on the go, cramming premium hardware into a petite chassis.

Razer's new Surround software turns your stereo headset into a 7.1 home theater

This virtual 7.1 surround-sound software does a decent job of simulating a much more expensive pair of surround-sound headphones.

3 hidden gems of E3 2013

There's more to E3 than big-budget sequels and flashy next-gen hardware. Plenty of amazing games are hiding on the show floor—if you know where to look.

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Game maker writes a love letter to classic strategy games with Massive Chalice

Double Fine's next game is being developed with an unprecedented level of fan involvement.

Indie games leave E3 for a press event of their own

The first annual Horizon conference showcased a ton of exciting indie games, including new games from noted developers Robin Hunicke, Keita Takahashi and Phil Fish.

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TechHive at E3: Day Two brings out the zombies

Alex and Armando wrap up our second day of E3 festivities, where Armando was overrun with zombies, and Alex fell in love with Project Spark.

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Why always-online consoles are actually good for gamers

While Microsoft catches hell for a next-gen console that won’t play games without frequent Internet access, developers are building games that all but require you to play online.

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Mad Catz stalks Android gamers at E3 with a new console and controller

The M.O.JO. and C.T.R.L.R. sound ridiculous, but they incorporate a few smart design decisions that could make Android gaming on your HDTV worthwhile.

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