Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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The 10 best PC games of 2015 (so far)

With July upon us, it's time to take stock and bask in the glory of what's already shaping up to be a banner year for PC gaming.

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Pixel art and pigeons: Inside Devolver Digital's quirky, retro-infused PC game lineup

Devolver Digital's E3 2015 lineup lived up to the company's reputation for weird, lo-res excellence.

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Need for Speed puts The Fast and the Furious back into street racing

All the new Need for Speed game needs is a few Coronas and someone talking about family and it'd be perfect.

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Batman: Arkham Knight (PC) review: Holy squandered potential, Batman

Batman's technical troubles are just the beginning of Arkham Knight's woes.

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For Honor's epic melee combat makes you feel like a medieval badass

'New genre' or not, Ubisoft's Knights/Samurai/Viking melee fighter For Honor is suitably epic.

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Valve's 'Get it early' Steam Machine preorders sell out

If you want a Steam Machine, you'll have to wait until November like some sort of plebe.


SOMA hands-on: Underwater, no one can hear you scream

Frictional's latest horror game proves the studio still knows how to get under your skin better than any other team out there.

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Diablo-like Lego Minifigures Online MMO polished up, abandons free-to-play

Lego Minifigures Online launched last year and you probably didn't know it. So now Lego's trying again, without all the gross free-to-play hooks.

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This week in games: Man buys Fallout 4 with bottle caps, The Rock's in Rampage, and more

Plus Destiny tries to get you to drink sugar water, Project CARS 2 is a thing that exists, and...someone recreated the intro to PBS show Arthur in GTA V?

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Fortnite hands-on: Epic's new PC-exclusive shooter is like twelve games in one

Part Minecraft, part DayZ, part Gears of War—Epic's new game is a katamari wrapped up in other games.


Battleborn-derlands: Hands-on with Gearbox's familiar new shooter/MOBA hybrid

Inside, we answer the age-old question: "Does a Borderlands by any other name Borderlands as hard?"

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More Fallout 4 bundles with real-life Pip Boys going on sale later this week

Should you preorder video games? No. Will you? Probably. And Bethesda's got a wearable with your name on it.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III preview: More Call of Duty, less Black Ops

Call of Duty: Black Ops III appears poised to ignore everything that makes the Black Ops series so great, in favor of mechs and futuristic warfare.

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Warning! Batman: Arkham Knight (PC) suffers from crippling performance issues

If hundreds (thousands?) of angry gamers can be believed, Arkham Knight is totally busted on the PC. We let Steam users tell you how they feel.

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The King's Quest reboot embraces everything that made old-school adventure games so wonderful

Scripted zaniness galore. An unreliable narrator. King's Quest looks to be shaping up into something special.