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Nvidia debunks moon landing conspiracies with new GTX 900-series 'Maxwell' GPUs

If you weren't already convinced by Buzz Aldrin punching someone in the face, Nvidia would like a few words with you conspiracy theorists.

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Microsoft pushes back Xbox One release date in China

The Xbox One was originally slated to arrive in China this week on Sept. 23.

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Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways)

Samsung's Gear VR headset isn't perfect, but the first big-name VR headset to market makes an impressive debut nonetheless.

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New Oculus Rift 'Crescent Bay' prototype packs integrated audio and 360-degree tracking

At this weekend's Oculus Connect conference in Los Angeles, CA the virtual reality company announced the new Crescent Bay prototype.

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Missing Pieces: Oculus Rift rumors, Wasteland 2 arrives, and the rest of this week's must-know games news

This is the games news you need to know for the week of September 19. (There's finally an Xbox One controller built for PCs!)

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Wasteland 2 review: A glorious post-apocalyptic love letter to old-school CRPG fans

Wasteland 2 embraces its CRPG legacy to become one of the finest--if bleakest--games released in recent memory.

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The killer PC games of holiday 2014: A comprehensive guide

Sure, a bunch of PC games were delayed until 2015, but there are still a slew of highly anticipated titles coming out in time for the holidays.

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Shadowrun's Dragonfall expansion tweaked, released as stand-alone Director's Cut

The Dragonfall expansion for Shadowrun Returns can now be purchased as a standalone campaign for only $15, with a bunch of new content included.

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Spacecom review: A rousing game of strategy between a bunch of triangles

Spacecom strips both the mechanics and graphics of strategy games down to the barest of bones, but keeps a satisfying amount of depth.

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Activision finesses Destiny sales numbers to make the launch sound great

Activision's Destiny MMO/shooter hybrid for the Xbox and PlayStation franchises is the "Best-Selling New Video Game Franchise Launch" of all time -- whatever that means.

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Hands-on: Logitech's G910 Orion Spark is a sparkly, color-changing mechanical keyboard

The catch? It doesn't feature Cherry MX switches. Also, it's awfully expensive.

Why Microsoft bought Minecraft: To lure kids to science, Nadella says

Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, says Minecraft is a learning tool. Thus the $2.5 billion Mojang acquisition.

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3 ways Microsoft can ruin Minecraft, and 3 ways it can make Mojang even better

Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang could give it the money to take Minecraft to the next level, or it could shackle it with proprietary restrictions. Let's hope for the former.

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Here's Markus 'Notch' Persson's farewell letter to Minecraft fans

Microsoft is buying Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion, and Notch is saying goodbye.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.