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Harmonix's new game is a musical shooter. Seriously.

Harmonix talked to us about its new game at D.I.C.E. and it's about as far from Rock Band as anything could be.

Microsoft dabbles in digital discounts with $20 off 'Ryse: Son of Rome' for Xbox One

“Lot of people asked for better deals on our digital marketplace, so we’re testing some,” says Microsoft exec.

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12 classic PC games begging for a remake

Just think what modern technologies could do for these old favorites!

Microsoft swears it's into PC gaming as Windows evangelist abruptly says 'Game over'

Jason Holtman, who helped build the popular Steam PC gaming service, leaves Microsoft after just six months.

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Eyes-on with Oculus Rift's 'Crystal Cove' VR prototype and first launch game

EVE: Valkyrie is the first exclusive launch title for the Oculus Rift headset, and the improvements in the latest Rift prototype make it far more immersive than before.

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Slimmer PlayStation Vita set for US debut this spring

When the PlayStation Vita arrives, it will include a copy of Borderlands 2 and a memory card that allows you to actually play the game.

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AMD Radeon R7 250X promises 1080p gaming for $99

Decent framerates and low prices combine for a "good enough" desktop graphics card.

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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review: Octopi and suits don't mix, and that's the point

Octodad is a great gimmick that takes itself too seriously. But at least the theme song is amazing!

Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Knuckles gets fat and a deaf man miraculously becomes un-deaf. This is all the gaming news you might've missed for the week of February 7.

EVE: Valkyrie's awe-inspiring VR space combat named Oculus Rift launch exclusive

Space dogfighting has never been so immersive as it is in EVE: Valkyrie, and CCP's killer VR demo has been gobbled up by Oculus Rift.

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Xbox One software update will fix some major omissions

A centralized way to view and manage installed content leads the changes in Microsoft's February 11 update for its gaming console.

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Valve's Steam Music will let you game to your jams

Valve's adding yet another beta to its Steam games service - this time, an integrated local music player. Let the bodies hit the floor indeed.

AMD releases game-changing Mantle support in new Catalyst beta driver

AMD has released the latest beta of its Catalyst driver, which brings its games-accelerating Mantle API into the real world.

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

From the Madden Bowl to a free Zelda game to the largest, most costly virtual space battle in history, this is the gaming news you may have missed this week.

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Dark Souls II preview: I died 8 times in an hour and loved it

The sequel to the legendarily tough Dark Souls is just as difficult and just as fun—but not QUITE as dark.