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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.

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Wolfenstein: The New Order review: Nazis, robots, and gloriously dumb fun, oh my

It doesn't play like Wolfenstein, and it barely feels like Wolfenstein, but maybe that's a good thing—this is the best entry the franchise has seen in years.

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Twitch as we know it will die if it's bought by Google, and that's a good thing

Over the weekend news broke that Google is making a bid for Twitch.tv. It's not nearly as bad as it sounds.

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Warlock 2: The Exiled review: A funny, friendly fantasy intro to empire strategy games

Warlock 2 isn't the deepest or the most polished 4X game on the market, but it wins points for its newcomer-friendly interface and humor.

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Age of Wonders III review: A horrible first impression hides wonderful strategic gameplay

Age of Wonders is back after a decade hiatus, but the otherwise-excellent game leads with its worst foot forward.

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

Diablo III celebrates its birthday, the Stanley Parable finds its way into Dota 2, and somebody actually cares about the Wii U's sales numbers—this is the gaming news you need to know for the week of May 12.