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Mortal Kombat X hands-on preview: Kombat refined

Mortal Kombat X refines Mortal Kombat's reboot of the storied, spine-ripping franchise.

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DICE Awards: The full list of winners from gaming's Oscars

Shadow of Mordor ran away with the show -- until another game swooped in to steal Game of the Year at the last second.

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Warning! Bogus Razer Comms game chat app comes loaded with malware

This may be the first time attackers have used bogus game communication doppelgangers to get at gamers, Malwarebytes says.

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Obsidian apparently greenlit a sequel to Pillars of Eternity, and the game isn't even out

Obsidian's Baldur's Gate-style RPG revival won't be released until March, but apparently the company is already moving forward with a sequel. Bold move, Cotton.

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Battlefield: Hardline multiplayer beta impressions: Doling out so-called 'justice'

Meet the new Battlefield multiplayer, same as the old Battlefield multiplayer, but with icky police brutality overtones.

Watch out DirectX 12! Valve, Khronos to reveal next-gen OpenGL successor at GDC

Details about glNext, the next-gen OpenGL successor, will be revealed at GDC in March. Should DirectX 12 and AMD's Mantle be scared?

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Blizzard adds Warcraft III assets to StarCraft II mod tools (and you can play free)

Heroes, character models, audio barks, music—over 3,000 Warcraft III assets are headed to StarCraft.

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Humble Star Wars Bundle is better than the entire prequel trilogy combined

Get six classic Star Wars games just for paying more than the average in the latest Humble Bundle.

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Dying Light review: This fun, free-running zombie slaughterfest trips over the details

Dying Light could've been a classic zombie game, but it's let down by a pretty bland story and mission structure.

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Raptr service powering AMD's Gaming Evolved app hacked, passwords and user info stolen

Raptr's a popular PC gaming service that powers AMD's Gaming Evolved client--and it's been hacked.

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Sony sells off Sony Online Entertainment, maker of EverQuest and H1Z1

Sony Online Entertainment becomes an independent game development studio.

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This week in games: The Who embrace VR, Homeworld gets remastered, and more

Plus Battlefield: Hardline gets 'beta' dates, Bud Light gets free publicity, and Disney forgets the face of its father. Here's all the gaming news for the week of January 26.

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Why the Steam Machine's war against Windows gaming looks more doomed by the day

Steam Machines sounded so good on paper... but they've remained on paper after a long delay, and the need for a Windows alternative diminishes by the day.

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Nvidia clarifies: No specific GTX 970 driver to improve memory allocation performance planned

The GeForce GTX 970 has an unorthodox memory design that can affect performance in odd situations. Nvidia's planning a driver update that should alleviate the issue.

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Life is Strange Ep. 1 review: Finding the strange in everyday life

Imagine if Telltale made a Juno video game, and that gets pretty close to the essence of Life is Strange.