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Traps n' Gemstones blends Metroid and Indiana Jones with sharp results

Scaling down the formula from classic 2D adventures, this platform-action quest sends you underground in search of stolen treasure.

In case you missed it, here's the big news from Samsung's Developer Conference

Health, wearables, virtual reality and the smart home were the key themes at Samsung’s Developer Conference in San Francisco.

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Ubisoft scrambles to fix Assassin's Creed: Unity's atrocious performance issues

Both PC and console versions hit by bizarre bugs, yet Ubisoft strangely calls out AMD problems in particular.

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Nvidia's GRID cloud PC game-streaming service takes on Sony's PlayStation Now

Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming service will be available free, but only to Shield tablet and handheld game console users in the US.

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Free games alert: Witcher 2, Mount & Blade giveaways kick off GOG.com's fall games sale

Two free games, and the D&D Classics collection on sale for 80 percent off—GOG's Fall Sale opens with some loud shots.

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Warning! Assassin's Creed: Unity for PC is riddled with performance issues

If you're excited to play the new Assassin's Creed, maybe hold off and see whether Ubisoft fixes any of the issues.

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Dragon Age: Inquisition review: Big, bold, and full of fetch quests

Dragon Age: Inquisition has some utterly amazing moments, but they're padded out by a fair amount of ho-hum filler.

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StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void hands-on: End of the world (as we know it)

The epic three-part story of StarCraft II comes to a close with Legacy of the Void.

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Xbox One November System Update brings custom backgrounds, Twitter integration

The latest system update for Xbox One lets you personalize your Home screen and gives you more interactive TV watching.

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Overwatch hands-on: Blizzard's shooter is a weirder, more accessible Team Fortress 2

We go hands-on with Blizzard's new first-person shooter, Overwatch, at BlizzCon 2014 to answer one burning question: Is it any good?

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Blizzard reveals Overwatch, an over-the-top new shooter, and expansions for StarCraft II, Hearthstone

Yes, a shooter. Also, Hearthstone is coming to Android and getting a Goblins and Gnomes-themed expansion, and Heroes of the Storm enters closed beta.

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Humble Store celebrates its 1st birthday by giving gamers Metro 2033 for free

It's may be the Humble Store's birthday but gamers are the ones getting gifts, in the form of the amazing post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033.

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The Wolf Among Us offers a taut whodunit in a fairytale world gone awry

The latest episodic affair from Walking Dead developer Telltale Games is another captivating graphic adventure.

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Ubisoft pulls Assassin's Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, and The Crew from Steam

Looking to buy Assassin's Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4 or The Crew? You'll have to shop through Uplay, at least for now, as Ubisoft conducts an apparent standoff with Valve.

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11 deliciously old-school PC games that ooze retro appeal

These rockingly retro PC games weren't around doing the 8-bit Nintendo era, though you'd be forgiven for thinking otherwise.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will get 16 pieces of free DLC

CD Projekt continues its quest to become the most consumer-friendly developer in the industry.