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Red Orchestra 2

Free game alert: Red Orchestra 2's free in full on Steam, but for today only

Tripwire is giving away copies of its acclaimed tactical shooter Red Orchestra 2, but you only have one day to act.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Mark your calendars, RPG fans: Dragon Age Inquisition finally has a launch date

The third installment in BioWare's fantasy RPG series will hit in the fall, provided it doesn't meet any delays before then.

War of the Vikings

War of the Vikings review: Brutish fun, but not quite ready for Valhalla

War of the Vikings can provide a few hours of arcade-like fun, if you don't take it too seriously, but bugs and broken systems hold it back from glory.

Moebius: Empire Rising

Moebius: Empire Rising review: A point-and-click 'adventure' against the game itself

Moebius, a new point-and-click adventure from Gabriel Knight creator Jane Jensen, is underwhelming at best.

Snoop Dogg

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

In honor of Snoop Dogg's new Call of Duty DLC, I can say this week was off the chizzle—PlayStation 4, Hearthstone, and space travel inside. This is games for the week of April 14.

PlayStation 4 update adds video editor, strips HDCP

The PlayStation 4's new update is welcome news if you're a budding YouTube personality or just like uploading the occasional video.

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steamosprimary

Report reveals surprising Steam games usage secrets

Ars Technica crawled Steam profile pages to give us the first comprehensive look at sales data from the notoriously reticent retailer. More details inside.

David Attenborough

Nature documentarian David Attenborough working on an Oculus Rift film

The man behind dozens of nature documentaries spanning six decades is now entering virtual reality.

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Betrayer

Betrayer review: Amazing atmosphere isn't enough to save this odd shooter

From Spanish conquistadors to murderous skeletons, this version of the lost Roanoke colony sure is weird.

Ballistic

Hands-on: Meet Ballistic, a full first-person shooter that runs right in your browser

Not going to lie—this still seems a bit like wizardry. Ballistic is a full-fledged first-person shooter that runs within your browser window. And looks good while doing so.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls review: Finally, the Diablo III we've been waiting for

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls isn't quite perfect, but it's amazing Blizzard could salvage this much from the wreckage of the original game.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Games, games, and more games! Apparently mid-April is the hot new time to announce your upcoming titles. This is the must-know games news you may have missed for the week of April 7.

Zero Point

Interview: VR movie pioneer on the challenges and future of virtual reality filmmaking

Danfung Dennis started his company Condition One because he thinks virtual reality filmmaking is the future—but it's not without some challenges. Interview inside.

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The Matrix Bullet Dodge

GameSpy's shutdown spells doom for numerous PC games, but you can dodge disaster

For once, news of the imminent demise of some vital gaming component is actually not a huge deal, thanks to the self-correcting power of the PC games community.

Xbox One controller

Microsoft's pondering how to let you play Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

Last year Don Mattrick's asserted that "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards." I guess Microsoft wants to be backwards now.

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