Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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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.

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Everything EA unveiled at E3 2016: Titanfall 2, Battlefield 1, Mass Effect Andromeda, and more

EA kicked off E3 with its first annual EA Play event, and it brought big guns like Titanfall 2 and Battlefield 1 along for the action.

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Slimmer, sleeker new Xbox One S leaks before Microsoft's E3 2016 event

Microsoft has the technology. They can make the Xbox One smaller.

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This week in games: The Witness goes 8-bit and The Division starts permanently banning first-offense cheaters

Plus: Saints Row developer Volition shows off a new game, Homeworld Remastered gets overhauled, and Remedy confirms it has two more titles in the works. This is gaming news for June 6 - 10.

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What to expect at E3 2016: Your guide to livestreams, new consoles, and games galore

The games industry returns to Los Angeles next week for the biggest gaming event of the year. We break down where you'll want to be, when you'll want to be there, and what size bag of Doritos to bring.

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Free game alert: System Shock 2 is available from GOG.com if you jump through some hoops

GOG.com is giving away copies of System Shock 2 as part of a "stress test" of the GOG Galaxy client.

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Watch Dogs 2 is officially coming this year, set in San Francisco

Golden Gate Bridge? Check. Chinatown? Check. Full House theme? Only in our dreams (and video editing suite).

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The wait time for HTC Vive orders is now down to 2-3 days

HTC's Vive is easy to get. Is it because sales are leveling off? Or has HTC ramped up to meet demand? Doesn't matter, as long as Oculus is still having trouble fulfilling Day One preorders.

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PSA: Mirror's Edge Catalyst has a nasty stuttering issue on certain PCs

We won't have a review until it's possible to watch a cinematic without the video and audio getting five seconds out of sync.

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This week in games: Payday 2 ditches microtransactions, The Division's becoming a movie

Plus Mafia II returns to Steam, Rainbow Six Siege gets a $15 "Starter Edition," and EA gives away free copies of Nox. This is gaming news for May 30 - June 3.

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The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine review: Farewell, old friend

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt's superb Blood and Wine expansion is a fine farewell to a grizzled old friend.

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Valve adds fresh Steam Controller features to celebrate 500,000 sold

Six months of silence had us worried, but Valve's strange peripheral is still alive and kicking. Steam Machines? Maybe not so much.

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GOG Connect entices PC gamers with free, DRM-free copies of your Steam games

Given Steam too much money to ever leave? GOG wants to fix that by duplicating your Steam library and giving you DRM-free versions of whatever you already own—twenty games at a time.