Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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King's Quest (2015)

King's Quest: A Knight to Remember review: An old classic gets a terrific new start

It's a little friendlier and a lot more talkative than the King's Quest games of yore, but this is an excellent sequel to/re-imagining of a long-dormant classic.

witcher 3 vesemir

The Witcher 3's final free DLC is a New Game Plus mode

What do you give the Witcher who has everything? The chance to do it all over again.

Hearthstone: The Grand Tournament

This week in games: New Hearthstone expansion, plus drug tests for esports

Plus Rise of the Tomb Raider gets a PC release date, and Rare puts out a musical number for its upcoming compilation release.

fallout bos

Fallout Anthology packs all five classic Fallout titles into a nifty mini-nuke case

Announced at Quakecon today, the Fallout Anthology is coming this fall.

Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain

Nvidia tosses a free copy of Metal Gear Solid V in with GeForce graphics cards

Hopefully this bundle turns out a bit better for Nvidia and its customers than that Batman: Arkham Knight bundle.

The Talos Principle: Road to Gehenna

Review: The Road to Gehenna advances The Talos Principle's deliciously provocative tale

The Talos Principle's philosophical puzzling didn't necessarily need an expansion, but we're still happy it got one.

Knights of the Old Republic II

Decade-old Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic II adds Steam Workshop, Linux, and 5K resolution support

More than ten years after its launch, we basically get Knights of the Old Republic II HD for free.

Rising Thunder

Rising Thunder is a PC-exclusive robot brawler built by Street Fighter talent

And it's strangely reminiscent of another stripped-down fighting game, Divekick.

Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight's diastrous PC port may not be fixed until fall

The World's Greatest Detective needs time to fix his problems. Quite a bit more time.


This week in games: Duke Nukem lives, Doom runs inside Doom, and more

Plus: Just Cause 3 turns into a Choose Your Own Adventure and someone's making a new Warhammer 40,000 action-RPG. This is gaming news for July 13.

oculus crescent bay

Virtual reality for beginners: Everything you need to know to wrap your head around VR

Virtual reality has the potential to change the world, but you'll need to understand the radical new technology before you embrace it.

oculus rift consumer june 11 2015

Oculus's Nate Mitchell on Valve vs. Rift, Touch controller vs. Xbox gamepad, and more

Oculus VR's VP of product explains why the Rift headset will ship with an Xbox 360 gamepad, but not the Oculus Touch VR controller.

Oculus Rift - Touch

Why Oculus' radical, fantastic Touch VR controller should ship with the Rift

Oculus Touch could be a fantastic piece of hardware, as long as developers actually take advantage of it.

You Must Build a Boat

You Must Build a Boat review: This addictive match-three puzzler will ruin your sleep

You Must Build a Boat is basically 10,000,000 Redux, but that's not at all a bad thing. Unless you have work to do.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Play six hours of Dragon Age: Inquisition for completely free

A proper game demo? In 2015? This isn't an episode of The Twilight Zone, right?