Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Agents of Mayhem

Agents of Mayhem hands-on: Saints Row meets SHIELD

Is the Saints Row universe super without the Saints? Agents of Mayhem aims to find out. Check out of hands-on preview.

The Technomancer

The Technomancer review: This sci-fi epic is skin deep

The Technomancer has all the appearances of an epic sci-fi RPG, but it's surface level sheen over a cavalcade of boring.

Civilization VI

60 turns with Civilization VI: 3 key tweaks will change how you conquer the world

We spent 60 turns with Civilization VI, and it's no mere Civ V reskin.

doom 4

This week in games: Doom's demo lives on, Watch Dogs 2 ditches Ubisoft's towers

Plus: Eve Valkyrie gets a Star Wars-esque trench run, and Beyond Good and Evil 2 is STILL on the way. This is your gaming news for the week of June 20 through 24.

oculus rift

Oculus ditches controversial Rift headset DRM after triggering Internet uproar

For once, an internet riot worked. Oculus backed down from its controversial headset DRM, and didn't even make an announcement ahead of time.

Steam Summer Sale 2016

Steam Summer Sale kicks off with huge discounts on PC games and hardware

The Steam Summer Picnic Sale has all the usual steep game discounts you expect, plus some sweet deals on Steam-related PC hardware.

Watch Dogs 2

Watch Dogs 2 hands-on: All I want to do is drive around and admire digital San Francisco

If you're going to San Francisco, be sure to wear a quadcopter in your hair. Or something.

Tyranny (E3 2016)

Tyranny hands-on: Sow dissent and reshape the world in this branching bad-guy RPG

It's like Pillars of Eternity, but crossed with the faction-heavy politicking of Fallout: New Vegas or Alpha Protocol.

Sea of Thieves

Sea of Thieves is Rare's grog-drinking, accordion-playing pirate silliness simulator

Sea of Thieves was our favorite game of E3 2016—at least, what little of the game currently exists.

Batman: A Telltale Series

Telltale's Batman is best when he takes off the mask

Batman: The Telltale Series promises to make Bruce Wayne as important as Batman—if not more so.

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter

Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter review: A dreadful case

Three weak cases, one decent, and a lackluster finale make Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter a marked step back from its predecessor.

E3 2016

In pictures: This powerful hardware symbolizes E3 2016's PC gaming renaissance

E3's always been a console-focused show, but the PC was out in force for 2016. We were there to document all the PC-focused companies and hardware on-hand.

wilsons hearts

Wilson's Heart hands-on: Oculus's new VR showcase mixes creepy hospitals and crazy teddy bears

Wilson's Heart proves the potential of the made-for-VR Oculus Touch controllers—if you can make it through the entire thing.

quake champions

The 10 most exciting PC games of E3 2016

PC gaming got lots of love at this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo, and these titles in particular set our hearts a-flutter.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided hands-on: Choose your own cyber-augmented adventure

Deus Ex's famed open gameplay returns in Mankind Divided.