Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Lenovo Y Series Razer Edition

With the Lenovo Razer Edition PC, two companies launch a gaming hardware partnership

Lenovo's future is looking pretty black and green as it tries to secure some much-needed gaming cred. Razer brings that gaming cachet, while Lenovo brings the money and manufacturing means Razer lacks. This seemingly unlikely partnership could be a good thing.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Assassin's Creed Syndicate review: A series gem, but the formula feels overly familiar

Assassin's Creed Syndicate is a "return to form," but maybe a change would do the series some good.

Steam Exploration Sale

Steam Exploration Sale kicks off with steep discounts on Fallout, Wolfenstein, Mad Max, The Witcher 3, and more

But say goodbye to Daily Deals and Flash Deals. The Steam Sale is dead, long live the Steam Sale.

Witcher 3

GOG.com sale slashes 50 percent off The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's price

One of the year's best RPGs is now one of the year's best sales.

syber steam machine

Syber Steam Machine price slashed from $500 to $300 for one day only

It's either extremely generous or a bad omen for Steam Machines, but you can pick up a low-end gaming PC on the cheap today.


With Stellaris, Paradox is making a better Star Trek game than any official Star Trek game

Paradox takes grand strategy to the stars and finds a galaxy as ripe for peaceful exploration as it is warfare.

Fallout 4 Atom Bomb Baby

This week in games: Fallout 4 adds atomic babies, Arkham Knight gives up on SLI support

Plus someone recreated the Teletubbies intro in GTA V and news on Hotline Miami 2's long-delayed level editor. This is gaming news for the week of November 16 - 20.

Path of Exile: Ascendancy

Path of Exile's free new Ascendancy expansion looks roguelike-like

The popular free-to-play action-RPG gets a new Labyrinth, refreshed daily and filled with a million ways to murder.

Assassin's Creed Syndicate

Assassin's Creed Syndicate PC review impressions: This gorgeous, mostly smooth game is no Unity

Wherein we try to answer one simple question: Does it work better than Assassin's Creed Unity?

deus ex mankind divided

Deus Ex: Mankind Divided delayed until late next year

The revolution will have to wait, I guess.

Star Wars Battlefront (2015)

Star Wars Battlefront review: Hokey religions are no match for a good blaster at your side

Battlefront looks and sounds amazing, but we're not convinced there's enough here to keep you interested past the initial oohs and ahhs.

Fallout 4

This week in games: Fallout 4's launch caused porn traffic to plummet and Rocket League goes to the moon

Plus: Bob Ross is on Twitch every Monday. This is gaming news for the week of November 9 - 13.

System Shock

A full-blown System Shock remake is in the works—and maybe even System Shock 3

If the original's a bit too rough on the eyes after twenty years, you can wait for this upcoming remake instead.

steam summer sale

Linux-friendly Steam Sale celebrates Valve's big Steam Machine launch

Dying Light, Grim Fandango, and Metro Redux all receive steep discounts. It's a brave new world for Linux gamers.

alienware alpha

Alienware Steam Machine review: Valve's vanguard for PC gaming in the living room

The first Steam Machines are finally here, and made by Alienware. We go hands-on.