Hayden DingmanGames reporter, PCWorld

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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.


Stellaris review: Etch your stories across the stars in Paradox's latest grand strategy game

Freed from the chains of our world, Paradox creates thousands and takes grand strategy to space.

The Banner Saga 2

The Banner Saga 2 review: More of the same and another cliffhanger

It's not that the second part of a trilogy is always mediocre—but if there's a mediocre part of a trilogy, it's almost always the second part.

Battlefield 1

'Battlefield 1' takes the shooter series to the all-out conflict of World War I

Zeppelins, trench clubs, capes, gas masks, and mustard gas. Battlefield is going back in time to "the true dawn of all-out warfare" this year.

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Steam updates user reviews to better reflect recent updates

The long arm of the Internet gets a bit more nimble as Steam introduces a section for recent reviews and a new 30-day aggregate score.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare goes full sci-fi with space-based gunfights

I guess this makes Infinite Warfare objectively one notch better than Star Wars Battlefront.

oculus rift

Oculus Rift preorder delays get weirder as VR headsets hit Best Buy this weekend

Starting May 6 you'll be able to purchase a Rift from Amazon and cancel your official preorder, if you'd like.

The Division

This week in games: Modern Warfare gets remastered, Fox News calls out The Division

Plus six minutes of Deus Ex, twelve minutes of Shadow Warrior 2, and an hour and a half of Doom.


Doom co-creators John Romero and Adrian Carmack unveil retro shooter Blackroom

Update: Aaaaand it's canceled, pending completion of a demo.

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YouTube's Content ID program finally provides for ad revenue during disputes

It's not a full solution to Content ID's woes. More like a leaky bandage. But that's better than nothing.

Fallout 4 Atom Bomb Baby

Official mod support finally reaches Fallout 4 with the Creation Kit launch

It took six or so months, but Bethesda's finally released the official Fallout 4 mod tools—and in-game mod browsing.

eve online frigate roles

How EVE Online players are solving real-world science problems: Meet Project Discovery

Project Discovery brings real world scientific research into EVE Online.

Day of the Tentacle

Day of the Tentacle Remastered review: Sludge-o-Matic sucker for love

Day of the Tentacle is on sale again for the first time in over a decade, wrapped in new artwork and music. But does it hold up?

rocket league

This week in games: Free Rocket League, Hitman gets more offline-friendly

Plus: Guitar Hero MMOs and VR porn in Vegas. This is your gaming news for the week of April 18 - 22.