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Verdun

Verdun review: A thoughtful, squad-based take on WWI

No game has ever captured the feel of trench-based warfare as well as Verdun.

Kerbal Space Program

Kerbal Space Program review: PC gaming's new paragon reaches the heavens

Kerbal Space Program isn't just a fantastic simulation. It's one of those games that makes you glad you play on PC, because it could only come to exist on PC.

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This week in games: Assassin's Creed Syndicate revealed, texting while driving simulator, and more

Plus: Is The Witcher 3 here yet? Not quite, but a slick new trailer is.

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Oculus Rift's recommended PC specs are steep, but surprisingly reasonable

It takes a lot of horsepower to drive the Oculus Rift's dual 2160×1200 displays at 90 frames per second, but not as much as expected.

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Malicious keylogger malware found lurking in highly publicized GTA V mod

This hidden mod malware puts the Grand Theft in Grand Theft Auto V.

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Windows 10 will ship with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Microsoft, in all its benevolence, announced today that it will generously pre-install Candy Crush Saga for you. So kind of them.

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AMD Radeon graphics cards bundled with free copies of GTA V, DiRT Rally on Newegg

AMD's finally got a rebuttal for Nvidia's Witcher 3/Batman: Arkham Knight bundle. Competition is great!

Origin EON15-X: This laptop has a Devil's Canyon chip inside of it

Most mobile gaming quad-cores struggle to crack 3GHz, but the Core i7-4790K in the EON15-X cruises along at 4GHz and will Turbo up to 4.4GHz

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Broken Age (Act Two) review: Wasted potential

Broken Age's first act was mediocre but had potential--potential that its conclusion squanders.

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Nvidia GRID's cloud-based PC game streaming gets a resolution boost to 1080p

Nvidia's cloud gaming service just got a lot crisper for those with a fast enough Internet connection. All that's missing is a console to play on.

I Am Bread

I am Bread review: This physics simulator is toasted to not-quite-perfection

I am Bread is the dumbest thing to come along since Goat Simulator.

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Sims creator Will Wright on his new Thred app, augmented reality, and giving everybody tools to be creative

From SimCity to The Sims to Spore, Will Wright's entire career has revolved around letting gamers use their own creativity, and Thred, his new app, continues the theme

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood

Wolfenstein: The Old Blood review: More old-school than New Order

Did you like Wolfenstein: The New Order? If so, you'll probably like this standalone expansion.

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This week in games: Zombie goats, Portal Legos, guns that shoot cars, and more

Plus: A ton of pre-E3 game announcements and rumors, Ouya desperately needs a buyer, and Ubisoft threatens us with Watch Dogs 2. This is gaming news for the week of May 4.

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Nintendo plans 5 'hit,' long-lasting smartphone games by March 2017

Instead of flooding the smartphone gaming market with Mario and Zelda, Nintendo says it's picking its battles carefully.

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Nintendo says its new smartphone games will drive console sales

The first game for smart devices will be rolled out in this calendar year