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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.

Samsung denies ditching its desktop PC business

The Korea Times says Samsung is killing its desktop PC business. Samsung says it's not.

Free Game Friday: Get smart

Take a little time our of your day and no money out of your pocket to boost your IQ. These free games require some serious thinking skills that will give your brain the workout it needs.

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The 10 biggest PC game disappointments

Some games garner so much fan attention that they can't possibly live up to hype they've generated. Here are ten games from recent history that created high hopes but ended up being big letdowns.

Microsoft reverses policies on Xbox One rentals, online check-ins, and region restrictions

Microsoft heard the feedback and changed its always-online ways. The Xbox One will be able to play games offline and used games won't be a problem.

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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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Free Game Friday: Master the art of quick reaction times

To be a better gamer you must develop the critical thinking and reaction skills of a sensei.

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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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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.

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.

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Seagate introduces a new hard drive designed specifically for NAS installations

Most NAS drives are sold sans drives today. Seeing a wide-open opportunity, Seagate steps in with solutions up to 4TB.