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PacMan Breakfast

Missing Pieces: Atari serves up Hashteroids at Denny's, Fallout gets blitzed, and more

This is your gaming news update for the week of June 30—Fox loves BioShock Infinite, Lindsay Lohan is upset she's relevant again, and Atari's serving up breakfast food at Denny's.

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Monster versus hunter game Evolve opens alpha test sign-ups, but act quick

You'd better act fast, though—Turtle Rock Studios hopes to have the alpha list finalized by July 5.

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Vastly improved second-gen Oculus Rift VR headset starts shipping to developers

It's still not the final consumer version, but a higher resolution and positional tracking make the Oculus Rift dev kit 2 far superior to the first version.

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Alert Bill Murray: Escape Dead Island is like Groundhog Day with zombies

The Dead Island franchise is branching out yet again, this time into a story-driven psychological horror game. We got our hands on a quick demo—details inside.

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Sniper Elite 3 review: Sniper sim sequel aims high, but still falls slightly off target

Sniper Elite 3 improves on its predecessor, but is still more of a bloody gimmick than a game.

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Missing Pieces: Rock Simulator, Diablo III's auction houses die, and more games news

Somebody is making a game called Rock Simulator. No, seriously. Also, Oakland finally lifts an 80-year ban on pinball machines.

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Orcs Must Die: Unchained preview: MOBA meets tower defense meets hack-and-slash

Orcs Must Die: Unchained is a MOBA game unlike any other.

YouTube's (finally) adding 60fps video support, tip jar

The new YouTube additions are bound to make gamers grin from ear to ear.

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From Transistor to Titanfall: The 12 best PC games of 2014 (so far)

With the slow summer months stretching out ahead of us, it's time to look back on the best games released in the first half of 2014.

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Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Move over, Ouya—Razer's got its own Android-based microconsole on the way.

on greenbot.com

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review: A war game to end all war games

Valiant Hearts: The Great War takes on the dark subject matter of World War I, and out comes one of the grimmest, most respectful war games ever made.

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Missing Pieces: Steam's Summer Sale, Titanfall goes free-to-play(ish), and more

Titanfall goes free-to-play for 48 hours, Dead Rising gets a release date and a movie deal, and the largest video game collection in the world is sold. This is gaming news for the week of June 16.

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The 20 best hidden deals buried in Steam's massive summer games sale

Browsing Steam's front page for the highlighted deals is only the beginning. We dig up the best deals on old favorites.

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Pillars of Eternity preview: Promise becomes reality for this spiritual successor to RPG classics

It's been over six months since we got our first look at Obsidian's spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate and Planescape: Torment, and it's come together beautifully in our absence.