Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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Wilson's Heart hands-on: Oculus's new VR showcase mixes creepy hospitals and crazy teddy bears

Wilson's Heart proves the potential of the made-for-VR Oculus Touch controllers—if you can make it through the entire thing.

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The 10 most exciting PC games of E3 2016

PC gaming got lots of love at this year's Electronics Entertainment Expo, and these titles in particular set our hearts a-flutter.

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Deus Ex: Mankind Divided hands-on: Choose your own cyber-augmented adventure

Deus Ex's famed open gameplay returns in Mankind Divided.

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Shadow Warrior 2 hands-on: Lo Wang gets even more wild with fast, furious 4-way action

Shadows Warrior 2: More Wang, more weapons, more d*ck jokes, more fun.

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Alienware's sleek backpack PC is a dorky, but practical solution to a big VR problem

Alienware's Radeon RX 480-powered backpack PC may look like something out of a cyberpunk dystopia, but it's a practical solution to one of VR's biggest problems: Being tethered to a computer.

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Hands-on: Star Trek Bridge Crew fulfills every geek's wildest starship fantasies in VR

Seize control of Starship Enterprise with four of your friends in virtual reality with Star Trek Bridge Crew.

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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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The Full Nerd Episode 2: Prices get extreme, from Broadwell-E's high to Radeon RX480's low

This week we go extreme pricing on Intel's crazy expensive 10-core Broadwell-E and AMD's crazy cheap RX 480.

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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.