Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Lenovo Cortana REACHit integration

Lenovo integrates REACHit and Cortana into one giant cross-device search tool

The result? Search indexing across multiple Windows 10 devices, your email, and your cloud services—and it does GPS tagging too!

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Reminder: The Witcher 3's free DLC lands every week through July

This week, CD Projekt adds a new mission and an alternative skin for Yennefer to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, bringing the free DLC count up to four.

Project CARS

Review: Project CARS and Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 cater to gearheads, but keep it too casual

Like cars? Well throw on some classic rock, grab a Miller High Life, and dig into these two simulators.


This week in games: Ten-second Doom teaser, EA "reboots" Need for Speed, and more

Plus H1Z1 bans 25,000 players, Heroes of the Storm goes open beta, and John Cena cries. This is gaming news for the week of May 18.

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The Witcher 3 gets a graphics-boosting PC patch as furor erupts over visual quality

"There are complex technical reasons behind it," says studio head Adam Badowski.

Razer Firefly

Razer's Firefly is an LED-enabled mousepad--seriously

It's not a belated April Fools' joke. Razer has created a mousepad that lights up. Like Tron, or something.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt (PC) review impressions: Smoothly slaying monsters

Worry no more: The Witcher 3 is a stunning piece of work on the PC, although it doesn't push the tech envelope quite as hard as its predecessor.

Civilization Beyond Earth - Rising Tide

Civilization: Beyond Earth's Rising Tide expansion focuses on alien seas, diplomacy

The first expansion for Civilization: Beyond Earth promises to double-down on the science fiction with new aquatic cities and diplomatic traits.


Verdun review: A thoughtful, squad-based take on WWI

No game has ever captured the feel of trench-based warfare as well as Verdun.

Kerbal Space Program

Kerbal Space Program review: PC gaming's new paragon reaches the heavens

Kerbal Space Program isn't just a fantastic simulation. It's one of those games that makes you glad you play on PC, because it could only come to exist on PC.

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This week in games: Assassin's Creed Syndicate revealed, texting while driving simulator, and more

Plus: Is The Witcher 3 here yet? Not quite, but a slick new trailer is.

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Oculus Rift's recommended PC specs are steep, but surprisingly reasonable

It takes a lot of horsepower to drive the Oculus Rift's dual 2160Ă—1200 displays at 90 frames per second, but not as much as expected.

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Windows 10 will ship with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Microsoft, in all its benevolence, announced today that it will generously pre-install Candy Crush Saga for you. So kind of them.

Grand Theft Auto V (PC)

AMD Radeon graphics cards bundled with free copies of GTA V, DiRT Rally on Newegg

AMD's finally got a rebuttal for Nvidia's Witcher 3/Batman: Arkham Knight bundle. Competition is great!

Broken Age Act Two

Broken Age (Act Two) review: Wasted potential

Broken Age's first act was mediocre but had potential--potential that its conclusion squanders.