Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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GOG Connect

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.

Goat Simulator

This week in games: Goat Simulator heads to space, Witcher 3 sets the stage for its grand finale

Plus: Ghost Recon Wildlands shows its stuff and Deus Ex: Mankind gets real.

corsair lapdog k70 primary

Corsair's Lapdog brings no-compromises PC gaming controls to your couch

Corsair's Lapdog lapboard makes mousing around on your couch a breeze, though you'll need to BYO keyboard.

Total War: Warhammer

Total War: Warhammer review: Variety and Vampire Counts breathe new life into Total War

After a dismal couple of entries, Total War: Warhammer proves that maybe all the series needed was ten-foot bats and skeleton cavalry.

vivevsrift

Why Oculus's bitter DRM arms race exacerbates the Rift's disappointing launch

Oculus VR's DRM-laden solution to a hack that let players use Oculus games on the HTC Vive is the latest in a long series of mis-steps by the one-time VR leader.

OmniBus

This week in games: Preorder OmniBus and get a real bus or pay $1,200 to see the Assassin's Creed film

Plus Talos Principle 2 is unofficially-announced, Valve starts raising money for The International 2016, and Kojima puts a skeleton in a spacesuit. This is gaming news for May 16 - 20.

Halo 5

Microsoft brings Halo 5's map editor to Windows 10 for free, but stays quiet about Halo 5

You'll be able to build and play Halo 5 custom maps on Windows 10 by the end of the year, for free.

Homefront: The Revolution

Homefront: The Revolution review: A mess of a game with grandiose ambitions

Forget the alt-history Koreans—it's the bugs that are the real problem in Homefront: The Revolution. This revolution should not be televised.

Razer Store - Bangkok

Razer's opening its first American brick-and-mortar storefront next week

How much green neon lighting can be crammed into one store before customers go blind? Razer's going to find out.

Doom

Doom review: Glorious guns, gibs, and more guns

You’re on Mars. There are demons. The demons need to die. If that's not enough story for you, then too bad.

steam sale

The Steam Summer Sale will reportedly kick off on June 23

Start saving up your pennies and selling off your Steam Trading Cards now.

Peter Molyneux

This week in games: What Fable 4 would have been, Mass Effect Andromeda delayed

Plus: David Brevik talks behind-the-scenes of Diablo development, Hearts of Iron's dev diary looks at World War II combat, and the Assassin's Creed movie gets real. This is your gaming news for the week of May 9 - 13.

Doom

Doom PC impressions: A classic returns to glory in this ass-kicking fight through Hell

Two hours in, it's the best shooter since Wolfenstein: The New Order. Sorry I ever doubted you, Doom.

Civilization VI

Civilization VI abandons the stars to bring back Gandhi and the gang this October

Call of Duty went to space this year, so Civilization decided to head back to history.

The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt - Blood and Wine

7 things you need to know about The Witcher 3's massive Blood and Wine expansion

Beyond an entire new region, you'll also find tweaks for managing your inventory, a whole new skill tree, and Geralt's stand-up comedy career in Witcher 3's Blood and Wine DLC.