Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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This week in games: Dark Souls III player replaces all textures with a crab image, and more

Plus Rick and Morty finally did it—meaning the duo's coming to virtual reality—and Battleborn is only $15. This is gaming news for July 18 - 22.

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Razer Blade (2016) review: Incremental upgrades make it a good laptop for the moment

A newer processor, more VRAM, faster storage, and a cooler chassis provide good, if smaller-scale, improvements over last year's Blade. However, this year's Blade may end up having limited appeal depending on Nvidia's plans for mobile versions of its 10-series GPU.


Myst spiritual successor Obduction delayed days before scheduled release

A mere week before Myst spiritual successor Obduction was scheduled to release, Cyan's delayed it until August.

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Awesome: Hitman's next elusive assassination target is Gary "Wildcard" Busey

Gary Busey is Agent 47's next elusive target in Hitman's glorious assassination sandbox.

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Star Wars: Trials on Tatooine brings free VR lightsaber battles to HTC Vive today

Plus Battlefront gets space battles, nine months late. This news and more out of Star Wars Celebration Europe.

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This week in games: CS:GO implodes, Overwatch adds a sniper mom, and Pokémon Go to the polls

Plus: System Shock Remastered hits its Kickstarter goal, Beastmen come to Total War: Warhammer, and more. This is your gaming news for the week of July 11 - 15.

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The 12 best PC co-op games to play with your friends

Sure, you can play these PC games alone, but they're way better with a buddy.

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EA's "open" to bringing Madden back to the PC, but don't hold your breath

The last time EA's pigskin graced the PC was Madden 08. Will we ever see the gridiron again? In so many words, "Maybe."

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Oculus ships all Rift preorders, but made-for-VR Touch controllers are still a ways off

Good news! If you buy an Oculus Rift VR headset, you'll receive it in just a few days now.

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Amazon Prime Day's best PC game deals: Doom, Mirror's Edge, XCOM 2, and more

The Steam Summer Sale is over, but there are still cheap games floating around—for one day only.

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Song of the Deep review: Gorgeous, reflective, and not very deep

Song of the Deep is an introspective little game from a blockbuster studio.

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This week in games: Free PC games, free PC games, and more free PC games

Plus: Pokemon Go, new Overwatch characters, Halo Wars 2, and more. This is your games news for July 4 through 8.

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The 10 best PC games you haven't played in 2016 (so far)

These are the best PC games you haven't heard of in 2016 (so far). The weird-but-charming indies. The wonderful, yet under-advertised B-tier. The games to add to the backlog and then play on a rainy Saturday.


Evolve's monster vs. hunters multiplayer action goes free-to-play on PC today

Turtle Rock's hunters vs. monster multiplayer shooter Evolve is going free-to-play after fizzling at launch.

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A sorely needed Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod is coming, one way or another

A much-needed Just Cause 3 multiplayer mod is on the way after the game inexplicably launched without multiplayer support.