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Professional gaming grows up: Drug testing comes to e-sports at ESL One Cologne

The world’s first e-sports event to include random drug testing was held at ESL One in Cologne, Germany this past weekend.

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Sims creator Will Wright on his new Thred app, augmented reality, and giving everybody tools to be creative

From SimCity to The Sims to Spore, Will Wright's entire career has revolved around letting gamers use their own creativity, and Thred, his new app, continues the theme

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Robert Kirkman explains why there's room for new stories in The Walking Dead's universe

PCWorld spoke with Robert Kirkman about the forthcoming The Walking Dead co-op multiplayer shooter being developed by his Skybound Entertainment and Starbreeze's Overkill studio.

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Forget football: These fantasy e-sports sites mix League of Legends with cold, hard cash

It's like fantasy football, but with less sweat and more ganking mid.

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How virtual reality stole the show at Sundance Film Festival

Forget Kevin Bacon and indie films: The most interesting cinema at the Sundance Film Festival ran on the Oculus Rift.

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PlayStation turns 20: Sony exec talks PlayStation's past, future, and relationship to PC and mobile gaming

As the PlayStation brand celebrates its 20th anniversary, Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida reminisces on 20 years of Sony video games.

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Kicking it old-school: How EverQuest, RuneScape, and Quake stood the test of time

These PC games have been around far longer than most. Developers behind Quake, EverQuest, and RuneScape explain how they keep gamers coming back after all these years.

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Q&A: Gaming legend John Carmack talks VR gaming's past, present, and future

"The last couple of years working with VR here, I’ve felt more like myself than I have in a long time."

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Interview: Legendary designer Cliff Bleszinski discusses the future of free-to-play shooters

'Will we do consoles initially? No. We are targeting PC. PC is where the community gathers. PC is where the contributors are.'

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How Android TV will change the way you game

Look for the line that separates mobile gaming from console experiences to get even more blurry with the release of Android TV. We talked to game makers to find out why.


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Hands-on preview: Epic's Fortnite mixes monstrous hordes and co-op fort-building

Epic Games continues to mold a very different free-to-play experience with its strategy/action hybrid Fortnite.


Inside Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's MOBA mash-up of Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft

Blizzard employees explain the trials and tribulations of bringing characters from Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft into a single game.

Next generation of gaming consoles could fit in your pocket

Advances in development tools and mobile hardware are making mobile devices a lot more attractive to game makers.


Grand Theft Auto V actors think their game is violent, and that's okay

The leading men of GTA V comment on the controversies surrounding the game.


Will Wright is not making a PC game, still claims PC gaming is future-proof

Wright, a famouse game developer who spent much of his career pushing the boundaries of simulation on PC, still has a love for PC gaming that shines through in this exclusive interview.