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How to test your PC's DirectX 12 performance today

The final release of DirectX 12 and Windows 10 is months away but if you're itching to test your system's DX12 theoretical performance today, here's how you can do it.

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Pillars of Eternity review impressions: The Baldur's Gate spiritual successor you've been waiting for

Obsidian has a reputation for crafting fantastic RPGs, and deservedly so. Pillars of Eternity is, in short, Obsidian at its best ever.

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Tested: DirectX 12's potential performance leap is insane

We put our hands on Futuremark's new API test, which shows off just what DirectX 12 can do in theory.

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Razer's OSVR virtual reality headset will get Leap Motion's hand-tracking tech

Dump that Xbox 360 controller, Leap Motion wants VR gamers to pick-up that virtual rifle with their hands.

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Google may revamp YouTube live streaming as a games-focused Twitch competitor

Not content with losing its Twitch purchase to Amazon last year, YouTube is apparently revamping its own live-streaming service to focus on games.

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Elves, pandas, and minotaurs: is Soul Clash ripping off World of Warcraft?

Soul Clash allegedly copies elements from Blizzard's Warcraft games, Blizzard alleges in a new suit.

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Geralt's growing beard will demand your grooming attention in The Witcher 3

CD Projekt Red is pushing beard boundaries for a truly next-gen experience.

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Twitch hit by possible data breach, resets user passwords

Twitch is recommending users also change their passwords on other sites

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This week in games: Give blood and get Bloodborne, Predator in Mortal Kombat, and more

Plus EVE Fanfest survives a solar eclipse and Microsoft deals with an eight-year-old lawsuit.

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CCP's VR Labs has mashed Oculus Rift and Kinect into a multiplayer VR Frankenstein

I used it to play Tron. And also to flip myself off. More hands-on information inside.

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EVE Online's new updates make game more accessible, customizable than ever before

Ship skins, player-built structures, a new tutorial, and more were discussed at the EVE Online keynote of EVE Fanfest 2015.

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Asteroids: Outpost impressions: See you on the dark side of the moon

Atari's Asteroids reboot is like DayZ in space.

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EVE: Valkyrie gets new trailer, opens sign-ups for an upcoming pre-alpha

CCP unveils new story trailer for its VR dogfighting game, as well as details for a round of public pre-alpha testing.

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Super Dungeon Bros hands-on: Like Gauntlet, but more metal

It's like the Stonehenge scene from Spinal Tap, except without Christopher Guest's glorious hair. Oh, and it's a video game.

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Cyan's bringing live-action characters back for Obduction, Myst's spiritual successor

Look closely and you'll spot Myst's Sirrus in Obduction, Cyan's upcoming game.