Don't-Miss E3 Stories

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Microsoft keeps making this Xbox mistake: Pushing the platform, and not the games

It's the content that makes the platform, not the hardware. But you wouldn't know that from Microsoft's E3 keynote, which focused on Xbox rather than fresh, unique, compelling games.

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Microsoft confirms a slimmer Xbox One S for August at $299

The Xbox One S will boast more storage, support for 4K video, and even more internal storage. AMD will also continue supplying the chip, the company confirmed.

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Microsoft reveals Project Scorpio, the Xbox One's powerful, 4K-ready successor powered by AMD

The rumors were true. At E3 2016, Microsoft announced Project Scorpio, a powerful Xbox One successor capable of 4K resolution and VR gaming.

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It's complicated: Oculus and Croteam explain controversial Serious Sam VR exclusivity offer

The virtual reality community exploded after a Croteam employee alleged that Oculus tried to buy exclusivity for Serious Sam VR. The truth is a bit more nuanced.

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What Xbox Play Anywhere really means: A cheerful rebranding of the UWP apps old-school gamers hate

Virtually all of the games Microsoft launched during its E3 presentation will be UWP apps that you can play on the PC or Xbox One. The catch is, Microsoft will control everything, meaning no mods or tweaks in the grand PC-gaming tradition.

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Sony's $399 PlayStation VR headset rolls out October 13, backed by dozens of games

Sony's PlayStation virtual reality headset comes out October 13 for the current PlayStation 4 with a whole lot of games.

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Obduction hands-on: Myst's spiritual successor makes you feel small and mortal in VR

Since our first coverage of Obduction people have asked about virtual reality. Well, now we've got footage—though the Oculus version currently only puts out split-screen view on the main screen. Get ready to cross your eyes to watch our video.

First look: Myst spiritual successor Obduction in VR

Myst-spiritual successor Obduction will blow your mind in virtual reality

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Razer's Naga Hex MOBA mouse gets the Chroma treatment, defies its own name

Need a bunch of buttons under your thumb? Hate telephones? Love circles? The Razer Naga Hex V2 has your back.

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47 must-see PC gaming gems revealed at E3 2016: Watch every trailer

You think E3's a console show? Pfah! E3 2016 provided an abundance of riches for PC gamers. Catch up with all the big reveals here.

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Everything Sony revealed at E3 2016: God of War, Crash Bandicoot, Last Guardian, and more

Here's a look at everything Sony announced at its E3 2016 press conference, from God of War to Resident Evil VII.

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From VR Star Trek to Watchdogs 2 (but not Assassin's Creed): Everything Ubisoft revealed at E3 2016

Most of Ubisoft's familiar franchises made an appearance at its E3 2016 event, but the big surprise was a virtual reality version of Star Trek.

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Everything revealed at E3's PC Gaming Show: Games like these make the PC special

The second annual PC Gaming Show basked in everything that makes PC gaming special.

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Dell claims its external graphics card tech beats Thunderbolt 3 options

Dell is working to improve its Alienware Graphics Amplifier to support faster speeds.

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Radeon RX 470 and RX 460 graphics cards intensify AMD's affordable gaming push

After making a big splash with the $200 Radeon RX 480's reveal, AMD's giving us a glimpse of the rest of the Polaris family.

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Alienware's tiny Alpha gaming PC gets bigger muscles

The updated Alpha R2 gets Skylake, an M.2 drive, and desktop-class graphics.