Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Hitman (2016)

Hitman hands-on preview: Ringing the Blood Money bell

Hitman's odd development and newly-announced episodic structure had us worried, but a few hours with the game assuaged most of our concerns.

Dying Light: The Following

Dying Light: The Following review: Zombie vaulting meets vehicular homicide

Dying Light's massive expansion is the unholy mashup of Dukes of Hazzard and Death Race 2000. We love it.

Firewatch

Firewatch review: Lots of smoke, but no spark

Firewatch is full of excellent dialogue, breathtaking moments, and stunning vistas, but ultimately amounts to nothing much at all.

doom 4

This week in games: Doom release date revealed, Shadowrun Hong Kong grows

Plus: new trailers for Mirror's Edge, Far Cry Primal, Hitman, and more. This is gaming news for February 1 - 5.

Steam Lunar New Year Sale

Valve launches surprise Steam Lunar New Year Sale

It's like the Winter Sale, time-shifted two months into the future.

Agatha Christie: The ABC Murders

The ABC Murders review: Agatha Christie's murderous short story gets a gorgeous video game adaptation

Agatha Christie's famed Inspector Poirot fills in for Holmes in this point-and-click murder mystery.

Logitech G810 (Narrow)

Logitech returns to professional-looking gaming keyboards with the G810

Say goodbye to the weird edges and experimental look of Logitech's G410/910. The G810 Orion Spectrum is all business—at least on the outside.

Need for Speed: Most Wanted (2012)

EA's Need for Speed: Most Wanted is free on Origin

The latest On the House game is 2012's Need for Speed, which should tide you over until we finally get the PC port of last year's entry.

Steve Jackson's Sorcery!

Sorcery! Parts One and Two review: Choose your own adventure in this glorious Steve Jackson adaptation

Inkle's digital adaptation of Steve Jackson's Sorcery! is a glorious tribute to the paper gamebooks of yesteryear

Ant Simulator

Ant Simulator game canceled after devs blow Kickstarter funds on strippers and booze

Lead Programmer resigns and cancels game after finding out his partners had churned through company's Kickstarter and investment money.

Star Citizen

You can play Star Citizen for free this week

People have paid thousands of dollars for this privilege. You get it free (for a week).

Dangerous Golf

This week in games: The Division holds a beta test, Dangerous Golf gets explosive

Plus: a new Conan-based survival game and a trailer for Dying Light's massive "expansion."

Bombshell

Bombshell review: More "bad" than "badass"

Anemic guns, shoddy platforming, and a mountain of bugs make Bombshell hard to recommend.

Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider (PC) review impressions: Gorgeous game, ugly stutter

Rise of the Tomb Raider for the PC looks great, but it's plagued by nasty stuttering. Hopefully new drivers fix the issue.

Homefront: The Revolution co-op

Hands-on with Homefront: The Revolution's engaging four-player co-op action

Did you think this was a singleplayer-only game? We thought this was a singleplayer-only game. It's not a singleplayer-only game.