Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Acer Predator 17 review: One gimmicky fan can't make up for aging hardware

The Acer Predator 17 lets you swap out the optical drive for an extra fan, but novelty can't hide the machine's increasingly long-in-the-tooth discrete graphics.

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Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio, the Xbox One's powerful, 4K-ready successor powered by AMD

The rumors were true. At E3 2016, Microsoft announced Project Scorpio, a powerful Xbox One successor capable of 4K resolution and VR gaming.

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It's complicated: Oculus and Croteam explain controversial Serious Sam VR exclusivity offer

The virtual reality community exploded after a Croteam employee alleged that Oculus tried to buy exclusivity for Serious Sam VR. The truth is a bit more nuanced.

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Obduction hands-on: Myst's spiritual successor makes you feel small and mortal in VR

Since our first coverage of Obduction people have asked about virtual reality. Well, now we've got footage—though the Oculus version currently only puts out split-screen view on the main screen. Get ready to cross your eyes to watch our video.

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Razer's Naga Hex MOBA mouse gets the Chroma treatment, defies its own name

Need a bunch of buttons under your thumb? Hate telephones? Love circles? The Razer Naga Hex V2 has your back.

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47 must-see PC gaming gems revealed at E3 2016: Watch every trailer

You think E3's a console show? Pfah! E3 2016 provided an abundance of riches for PC gamers. Catch up with all the big reveals here.

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Everything Sony revealed at E3 2016: God of War, Crash Bandicoot, Last Guardian, and more

Here's a look at everything Sony announced at its E3 2016 press conference, from God of War to Resident Evil VII.

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From VR Star Trek to Watchdogs 2 (but not Assassin's Creed): Everything Ubisoft revealed at E3 2016

Most of Ubisoft's familiar franchises made an appearance at its E3 2016 event, but the big surprise was a virtual reality version of Star Trek.

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Everything revealed at E3's PC Gaming Show: Games like these make the PC special

The second annual PC Gaming Show basked in everything that makes PC gaming special.

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Xbox One S, Project Scorpio, and games that Play Anywhere: Everything Microsoft revealed at E3 2016

Microsoft brought big tech to E3, with a new Xbox One S console, "Play Anywhere" functionality between Windows 10 and Xbox, and games galore.

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Microsoft's Play Anywhere weaves your Windows 10 and Xbox One games together

With Xbox Play Anywhere, games you buy for Xbox One are available on Windows 10, and vice versa.

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Battlefield 1 hands-on: All is not quiet on the Western Front

Battlefield 1's wild World War I action is absolutely stunning. We go hands-on.

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Titanfall 2 hands-on: Grappling hooks make everything better

Prepare for Titanfall once again, but now with 100 percent more grappling hooks. We go hands-on with Titanfall 2.

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Razer's new open-source VR headset mirrors the Oculus Rift, but costs $200 less

Razer's new HDK2 looks like a direct competitor to the Oculus Rift—at least on paper.

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Quake's return, VR Fallout, and Dishonored 2: Everything Bethesda unveiled at E3 2016

After wonderfully successful Doom and Wolfenstein reboots, Bethesda's bringing back the legendary Quake—and that was just the opener for its blockbuster E3 event.