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Watch Dogs review: Meet the new open world game, same as the old open world game (but with hacking)

Watch Dogs is beautiful, but it doesn't do anything to change up the same core game we've seen since Grand Theft Auto III. This game is "next-gen" in the looks department only.

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Sony follows Microsoft into Chinese game consoles market

China recently ended its ban on foreign-made gaming consoles, so Sony and Microsoft are hoping to reap the rewards of doing business in that country.

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

We've fallen into a parallel universe—Atari wants to get back into the hardware market. That story and more as we compile all the games-related news you need to know for the week of May 19.

Next generation of gaming consoles could fit in your pocket

Advances in development tools and mobile hardware are making mobile devices a lot more attractive to game makers.

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How to find cheap (or free!) PC games

Who pays $60 for PC games? Not you, after reading this.

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Tropico 5 Review: This revolution is more of a refinement

Tropico 5 is the best Tropico yet—but the changes might not be big enough to suck you into yet another Caribbean-themed city builder.

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Hopefully Samsung's rumored headset won't ruin VR for everyone

Samsung's first foray into virtual reality may be powered by Galaxy smartphones.

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Meet Tappy Chicken, the Flappy Bird clone a non-coder made in a week with Unreal Engine 4

Add Epic to the growing number of game developers with Flappy Bird clones.

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ZeniMax drags Oculus VR to court over Rift headset dispute

Game publisher ZeniMax is demanding compensation for intellectual property allegedly used by Oculus

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Evolve hands-on preview: Welcome to the jungle, we've got guns and game

One super-powerful monster and four heavily armed hunters enter an environment. Meet Evolve.

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Steam In-Home Streaming now available to all users

Get ready to run Far Cry 3 on a 2006-era MacBook, just for fun.

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Xbox One getting external hard drive support in June

Users will be able to tack on any USB 3.0 drive with at least 256 GB of storage.

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Tech issues hit Wolfenstein: The New Order PC players; here are some potential fixes

Low frame rates, texture pop-in and weird white screens run rampant, according to a several reports.

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Transistor review: Bastion's successor borders on majesty

Every aspect of Transistor is painstakingly crafted, from its compelling combat to its sharp graphics to Darren Korb's haunting soundtrack.

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Hands-on preview: Civilization: Beyond Earth isn't Alpha Centauri 2 (but it totally is)

Civilization: Beyond Earth isn't a true Alpha Centauri sequel for legal reasons, but it totally is.