Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Razer's revamped Blade Pro laptop marries a GeForce GTX 1080 with 4K G-Sync

With a Core i7 and a GTX 1080, the new Razer Blade Pro is finally worthy of its name—but its price tag might give you pause.

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Halo Wars 2 hands-on preview: Blitz mode's thrilling twists could trigger an RTS revival

We went hands-on with Halo Wars 2 and its new RTS-lite Blitz mode. No base building, no setup. Just all-out warfare.


This week in games: Tyranny snags a release date, polygonal Lara Croft returns

Plus: Overwatch's Halloween event, EA teases another The Old Republic expansion, and Cuphead's delayed. This is gaming news for October 10 through 14.

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Samsung TVs will integrate Steam Link's PC game streaming technology

The $50 game streaming box that could will now reportedly be included inside (at least some) Samsung televisions.

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Valve dangles new HTC Vive VR controller prototypes at Steam Dev Days

A second iteration of the Vive's controllers—this time, ones shaped like actual hands—might be coming sooner than you think.

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Shadow Warrior 2 review: It's not the size of the game, but how you use it

Improvements to combat and a raft of new visual gags don’t make up for Shadow Warrior 2's flaccid story and aimless levels.

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Logitech C922 review: Like the C920 it replaces, this webcam gets the job done

Despite the C922's subpar background removal and its lack of RealSense sophistication, it's still one of the best webcams on the market for raw image quality.

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Razer Stargazer review: RealSense's desktop debut arrives with spotty results

Razer's new Stargazer webcam makes up for its average video quality with a bevy of Intel RealSense capabilities. But can it beat out Logitech's reigning C920/922?

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Duke Nukem 3D's 20th Anniversary edition kicks ass and chews bubble gum

The Duke's come back to town, and the last thing that's gonna go through your mind before you die is his size-13 boot.

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This week in games: EA gives away Dungeon Keeper, InXile shows off Wasteland 3

Plus: An extended look at Torment: Tides of Numenera, Ubi confirms Beyond Good & Evil 2, and an Outlast 2 demo rustles corn on Steam.

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Mafia III for PC is locked at 30 frames per second

Early reviewers found a nasty surprise hiding in the PC version of Mafia III: A 30 frames per second cap.

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Oculus reveals Touch VR controller pricing and launch info, $49 Oculus Earphones

Six months after the release of the Oculus Rift, we finally hear more about its motion-tracking Touch controllers.

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Oculus teases a standalone Rift headset that blends the best of PC and mobile VR

Oculus wants to move beyond the Rift with a standalone, self-contained VR headset.

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Oculus provides a tantalizing glimpse at social VR's future

At Oculus Connect 3, Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg provided a tantalizing glimpse at what social VR could become.

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Gears of War 4 (PC) review: Passing the torch

Gears of War 4 struggles with pacing issues and a bland protagonist, but it works well as a passing-the-torch installment bridging the old and new trilogies.