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Shadowrun's Dragonfall expansion tweaked, released as stand-alone Director's Cut

The Dragonfall expansion for Shadowrun Returns can now be purchased as a standalone campaign for only $15, with a bunch of new content included.

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Spacecom review: A rousing game of strategy between a bunch of triangles

Spacecom strips both the mechanics and graphics of strategy games down to the barest of bones, but keeps a satisfying amount of depth.

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Activision finesses Destiny sales numbers to make the launch sound great

Activision's Destiny MMO/shooter hybrid for the Xbox and PlayStation franchises is the "Best-Selling New Video Game Franchise Launch" of all time -- whatever that means.

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Hands-on: Logitech's G910 Orion Spark is a sparkly, color-changing mechanical keyboard

The catch? It doesn't feature Cherry MX switches. Also, it's awfully expensive.

Why Microsoft bought Minecraft: To lure kids to science, Nadella says

Satya Nadella, Microsoft's chief executive, says Minecraft is a learning tool. Thus the $2.5 billion Mojang acquisition.

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3 ways Microsoft can ruin Minecraft, and 3 ways it can make Mojang even better

Microsoft's $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang could give it the money to take Minecraft to the next level, or it could shackle it with proprietary restrictions. Let's hope for the former.

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Here's Markus 'Notch' Persson's farewell letter to Minecraft fans

Microsoft is buying Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion, and Notch is saying goodbye.

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Modder turns Xbox One into Xbook One laptop

Insert joke about how it's still less powerful than an actual gaming laptop.

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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World preview: The ride never ends

Atari's reboot of the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon fixes some of the sins of the series' past. Here's our preview impressions.

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Missing Pieces: Destiny meets Paul McCartney, the iPhone 6 matches next-gen consoles, and more games news

Plus the PS4 is STILL outselling the Xbox One, and Watch Dogs gets a Wii U release date for some arcane reason.

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Grand Theft Auto V for PC delayed until 2015

Last week, Rockstar told us there was no way the PC version was delayed. This week, it's delayed. What a whirlwind adventure!

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Atari is rebooting Asteroids as...a DayZ-style survival game

Seriously. We heard it straight from the CEO's lips.

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Deep-dive Q&A: How Atari's new bosses plan to bring the company back from the brink

We recently sat down with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais and COO Todd Shallbetter to discuss Atari's bankruptcy proceedings, how the company to stay relevant after forty years in the industry, and...an Asteroids reboot?