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David Attenborough

Nature documentarian David Attenborough working on an Oculus Rift film

The man behind dozens of nature documentaries spanning six decades is now entering virtual reality.

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Betrayer

Betrayer review: Amazing atmosphere isn't enough to save this odd shooter

From Spanish conquistadors to murderous skeletons, this version of the lost Roanoke colony sure is weird.

Ballistic

Hands-on: Meet Ballistic, a full first-person shooter that runs right in your browser

Not going to lie—this still seems a bit like wizardry. Ballistic is a full-fledged first-person shooter that runs within your browser window. And looks good while doing so.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls review: Finally, the Diablo III we've been waiting for

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls isn't quite perfect, but it's amazing Blizzard could salvage this much from the wreckage of the original game.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Games, games, and more games! Apparently mid-April is the hot new time to announce your upcoming titles. This is the must-know games news you may have missed for the week of April 7.

Zero Point

Interview: VR movie pioneer on the challenges and future of virtual reality filmmaking

Danfung Dennis started his company Condition One because he thinks virtual reality filmmaking is the future—but it's not without some challenges. Interview inside.

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The Matrix Bullet Dodge

GameSpy's shutdown spells doom for numerous PC games, but you can dodge disaster

For once, news of the imminent demise of some vital gaming component is actually not a huge deal, thanks to the self-correcting power of the PC games community.

Xbox One controller

Microsoft's pondering how to let you play Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

Last year Don Mattrick's asserted that "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards." I guess Microsoft wants to be backwards now.

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master chief

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Another Halo project minus Neil Blomkamp, Amazon lays down the hammer of judgment, and Oculus takes a big bite out of Valve—this is all the game news fit to print for the week of March 31.

Jaunt

Oculus Rift at the movies? Multiple companies want to make VR films a reality

With a California startup getting $7 million in funding to produce virtual-reality films, the number of companies clamoring to make VR movies is growing. Is this really the future of film?

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oculus rift dev kit 2

Eyes-on: Oculus Rift's position-tracking Dev Kit 2 VR headset blows the first Dev Kit away

We have hands-on impressions of Oculus's Dev Kit 2, if anyone still wants to read them. Also, EVE: Valkyrie news inside.

Fire controller

Gamers have plenty to be fired up about with Fire TV's games lineup

So you bought an Amazon Fire TV. Now what games can you buy? Some pretty big ones, it turns out.

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Goat Simulator

Goat Simulator review: Goat + physics sandbox = dumb fun

Goat Simulator is real dumb, but real fun.

Xbox One controller

Xbox One update brings DVR functionality to SmartGlass

Microsoft's second-screen technology receives an update to allow DVR compatibility and some minor game improvements.

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Google Maps Pokemon

Pokemon invade Google Maps for April Fools

Google is showing off a Pokemon augmented reality game in its latest April Fool's Day prank.

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