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Alienware Alpha Review: A shockingly good tiny PC and console complement

Alienware's long-awaited Alpha finally arrives, but is it really the console killer or just warmed-over hardware?

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Far Cry 4 review: The most thrilling deja vu experience you'll ever play

Far Cry 4 is a fantastic thrill ride, but it's going to feel awfully familiar to fans of the series.

This week in games: Maniac Mansion's legacy, a game that sucks your blood, and insane VR body switching

Kickstarter gets weird in this iteration of Missing Pieces. This is all the gaming news you need to know for the week of November 17.

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Crookz brings 70s groove to the heist game genre

Make sure your bell bottoms don't get stuck in the door during your big get-away in this strategy-heavy heist game.

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Far Cry 4 woes with dual-core processors point to a bleak future for budget PC gamers

Far Cry 4's minimum PC requirements weren't kidding: The game appears to truly NEED a quad-core processor. And it isn't the only one.

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Valve to Steam Early Access game makers: Tone down the hype

Valve tells developers to “set proper expectations” as one quarter of Early Access games remain in an unfinished state.

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Block N Load hands-on preview: Minecraft plus guns

It's not the first Minecraft Plus Guns, but it's shaping up to be one of the best.

Big AMD wins: Capcom embraces Mantle, Samsung plans 4K FreeSync monitor line

Two new big-name partners are embracing AMD's game-enhancing technologies, Mantle and FreeSync.

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Far Cry 4 isn't broken on PCs like Assassin's Creed: Unity is

Far Cry 4 landed on PCs today, and unlike Ubisoft's OTHER recent big-name release, it's a gorgeous, competent PC port.

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Atari: Game Over film review: Unearthing the El Dorado of video games

Atari: Game Over is the best movie about digging up trash you'll see this year, guaranteed.

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Buyer beware: 3 out of 4 Steam Early Access games haven't been finished

Steam's Early Access model is a great way to support small game developers and fresh ideas, as long as you don't expect to ever play the finished product.

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Sony PlayStation 4 bundles hit $400 on Black Friday

Sony is offering two bundles this holiday season, and only on Black Friday unlike Microsoft's Xbox One holiday-long discount.

Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation review: The best, most terrifying Alien experience in nearly 30 years

Alien: Isolation has its issues, but by-and-large it's the best stealth game of the year and a stunning tribute to Ridley Scott's universe.

Assassin's Creed: Unity

Assassin's Creed: Unity review: Let them eat cake

Assassin's Creed: Unity would already be a mediocre game, but the quality of this PC port brings the series to new lows.

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Digital thumb-wrestling and Just Cause 3 are real: This week's must-know game news

After a one-week hiatus (blame BlizzCon), Missing Pieces is back with a double dosage of must-know gaming news.