Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine

This week in games: Master of Orion, Endless Space 2, and Witcher 3 GOTY edition

Plus: Endless Space 2 teases Early Access, Rocket League straps on cartoon boxing gloves, and The Little Acre brings Disney-esque animation to a point-and-click. This is your gaming news for the week of August 8 through 12

Worlds Adrift

Worlds Adrift hands-on preview: Systems, sky pirates, and hilarious surprises

We go hands-on with the absurdity of Worlds Adrift for the first time and find out it actually has quite a bit in common with Bossa's other game, Surgeon Simulator.

Quantum Break

Windows 10 exclusive no more: Quantum Break is coming to Steam, Windows 7

Will we see other "Xbox exclusives" hit Steam in the future? Or does Quantum Break qualify as a special case?

Hitman (2016)

Two more Hitman seasons fall into Agent 47's sights

Provided the first season is deemed a success, Agent 47's latest will receive at least two more seasons of content.

The International 2016

How to watch The International 2016, Valve's $20 million Dota 2 tournament

Get ready for one crazy week of click-click-click, live from Seattle's Key Arena. Whether in a bar or on Twitch or in virtual reality, there's a way for you to watch The International.

overwatch olympics

This week in games: Overwatch celebrates the Olympics, 20 minutes of Battletech

Plus: Rockstar's new project will be revealed "soon," Techland follows up Dying Light with a farming sim, Outlast 2 delayed, and you can buy Battlefield 1's collectors edition...without Battlefield 1. This is gaming news for August 1 through 5.


Blizzard may be working on a StarCraft HD remaster

First details on a potential StarCraft HD remaster are rumored to arrive in September, with more to follow at BlizzCon this year.

quake champions

Quakecon 2016 highlights: Watch Quake Champions and Prey in glorious action

If there's any consolation for living in Dallas in the summertime, it's QuakeCon. This year, with actual Quake!

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Valve opens the HTC Vive's SteamVR tracking tech to all hardware makers, for free

A royalty-free license should allow you to build anything your heart desires—from a "VR golf club" to an "indoor quad-copter."

Batman: The Telltale Series

Batman: The Telltale Series review impressions: Slow burn

Telltale's Batman adaptation starts off slow.

marvel ultimate alliance

Marvel: Ultimate Alliance patch fixes the disastrous PC port's most egregious issues

But the original game's DLC characters are still arriving sometime "in the coming weeks."

Civilization VI

150 turns with Civilization VI: Active Research and civics tweaks change the game

Or "How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love Active Research." Also, a few thoughts about the new Civics Tree.

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The best gaming headsets of the year

We pick the best wireless headsets and the best overall headset for your PC gaming pleasure.

G.Skill Ripjaws SR910

G.Skill Ripjaws SR910 review: Fancy features don't always make for a worthwhile headset

G.Skill's debut headset promises "real" 7.1 surround sound, but it's let down by weak drivers and tinny sound.

HyperX Cloud Revolver

HyperX Cloud Revolver review: New look, new sound, higher price

Despite Kingston's efforts to put out an even better Cloud headset, there’s just not much reason to buy the Revolver over the original HyperX Cloud or Cloud II.