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Steam's wallet explosion

Valve accidentally tips Steam Summer Sale start date on Russia's Facebook equivalent

Ready your wallets. Fix bayonets. We're going once more unto the breach in search of cheap games.

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AMD's Radeon beta drivers greatly improve Witcher 3, Project CARS performance

The Catalyst 15.5 beta drivers for AMD Radeon graphics cards are being released after a delay—and accusations of Nvidia wrongdoing.

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Major MMO WildStar is dropping paid subscriptions and switching to free-to-play

And since Elder Scrolls Online already made the jump, that makes us two-for-two on F2P predictions.

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Nvidia Shield hands-on: The first high-end Android TV box ships today, rife with features

Shield is much pricier than your average set-top box, but aims to justify its $200 price tag with 4K streaming and a bunch of gaming options.

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Oculus Rift's $1,500 total cost: Digging into the truth behind the insane number

Oculus VR's CEO recently revealed that the VR headset and a PC powerful enough to run it will cost $1,500 total—but the true price of the Rift is much less scary. We break it down.

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Reminder: The Witcher 3's free DLC lands every week through July

This week, CD Projekt adds a new mission and an alternative skin for Yennefer to The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, bringing the free DLC count up to four.

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Review: Project CARS and Car Mechanic Simulator 2015 cater to gearheads, but keep it too casual

Like cars? Well throw on some classic rock, grab a Miller High Life, and dig into these two simulators.

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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These majestic games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

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This week in games: Ten-second Doom teaser, EA "reboots" Need for Speed, and more

Plus H1Z1 bans 25,000 players, Heroes of the Storm goes open beta, and John Cena cries. This is gaming news for the week of May 18.

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AMD's new flagship Radeon graphics card pictured by Battlefield's tech guru

This is it, folks: The first official glimpse at AMD's forthcoming HBM-powered Radeon graphics card.

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The Witcher 3 gets a graphics-boosting PC patch as furor erupts over visual quality

"There are complex technical reasons behind it," says studio head Adam Badowski.

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YouTube takes aim at Twitch with 60 frames-per-second HD livestreams

Google may not have won the bidding battle for Twitch, but it's not giving up the war for live game streaming.

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Razer's Firefly is an LED-enabled mousepad--seriously

It's not a belated April Fools' joke. Razer has created a mousepad that lights up. Like Tron, or something.

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AMD Radeon graphics run Witcher 3 just fine, unless Nvidia HairWorks is enabled--and that's OK

Don't let all the sound and fury on the Internet fool you. The Witcher 3 plays just fine on Radeon hardware, despite using Nvidia's GameWorks middleware.

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Meet the new QuizUp, an addicting trivia game and social network

The popular app now has a new look, a desktop version, and a Reddit-style forum.