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A gaggle of Gabe Newells begging for Half-Life 3 and other must-know game news

Plus: Plus Rudy Giuliani says "Call of Duty by Activision" is an "excellent game" and The Witcher 3 will get you so hyped for empty fields.

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A City Sleeps review: A rhythmic, heavenly twist on bullet-hell shooters

Harmonix's rhythm-based shoot-em-up A City Sleeps is nightmarishly difficult, but that shouldn't stop you from playing.

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Steam's biggest free weekend ever lets you play 10 top PC games for nothing

Ten top PC games can be played in full on Steam this weekend, and the titles are being discounted if you want to keep playing when Monday rolls around.

Payday: The Heist

Free game alert: Steal a no-cost copy of Payday: The Heist for today only

It's like stealing candy from a baby, if the baby just gave away its candy.

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Hacker mods PlayStation 4 into PlayBook 4 'laptop'

Modder Ed Jarick is back with a new project—this time turning a PlayStation 4 into an oversized 'laptop.'

Humble Bundle, Mozilla team up to make full PC games playable in your web browser

Using asm.js and WebGL, Humble and Mozilla have made eight full-fledged games available to play right in your browser.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel review: Borderlands 2 in space

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel is basically Borderlands 2 in space--a fun little stopgap game for fans to play while Gearbox works on Borderlands 3.

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The Vanishing of Ethan Carter Review: The joy is in the journey

The Vanishing of Ethan Carter is all about the journey, and the journey here is spectacular both visually and narratively. This game is something special.

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Evolve alpha codes, consoles cripple The Evil Within on PCs, and more must-know games news

Plus: NBA 2K's face-scanning tool is wondrous and can sometimes turn you into a monstrosity.

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Become Ripley: Hackers unlock Alien: Isolation's hidden Oculus Rift VR support

And just like that, the already tense and terrifying Alien: Isolation can rattle your nerves all the more.

Ryse: Son of Rome

Ryse: Son of Rome (PC) review: This gorgeous game tests your system and your patience

Crytek brings its Xbox One launch exclusive over to the PC and it's not great. But you should probably buy it anyway.

Dragon Age: Origins

Free game alert: EA's giving away Dragon Age: Origins ahead of sequel's launch

The beloved 2009 RPG is now free for a limited time, provided you have an Origin account.

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Classic PC game Myst is getting a new TV show

Cyan partners with Legendary Entertainment to create a TV show based on the Myst series, with accompanying game elements.

Styx: Master of Shadows

Styx: Master of Shadows review: A stealthy adventure built for old-school Thief fans

Oh, Mama, Styx the Goblin has been years on the lam and had a high price on his head. Lawman said, 'Get him dead or alive.' Now it's for sure he'll see Styx dead.

Cyan Worlds Studio Tour

In pictures: Inside Cyan's 'Myst Vault,' the living history of Myst and Riven

We toured Cyan's Spokane-based studio, took a lot of pictures, and found out how MythBuster Adam Savage is tied to the company's past.