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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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

We made a game in only 20 minutes with Microsoft's Project Spark

Microsoft guided us through a beta version of its upcoming game creation tool behind closed doors at E3 2013.

Hands-on: Saints Row 4 is the most bombastic game at E3

We step into the loafers of a super-powered US President fighting to save the world from alien invaders in this over-the-top open-world romp.

Keep your eye on these three great PlayStation 4 indie games

Some of the most exciting games of E3 are hiding in the independent section of Sony's giant booth.

Ubisoft delivers a meaty game lineup at E3

The games on display at Ubisoft’s 2013 E3 press event Monday looked great, including Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Rayman Legends, The Crew, Watch_Dogs and more.

Live blog: Sony at E3 2013

What will Sony announce at this year's E3 gaming expo? Find out in our Monday night live blog.

Smash smartphone. Throw it in the ocean. Hope DriveSavers doesn’t get it.

This really happened! How the biggest name in data recovery helps fight crime.

Review: The MicroFlex 47B delivers outstanding Haswell-powered performance at a reasonable price

Micro Express leverages the latest processor technology to offer an extremely powerful PC for an extremely reasonable price.

Find your own private Internet with Freenet

Like BitTorrent with websites, Freenet lets you communicate and share data anonymously with other privacy-conscious folks around the world.