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Killing Floor 2

Killing Floor 2 hands-on: Grab a shotgun, grab a pal, and shoot some early access zombies

They're still making zombie games. You're still shooting zombies. The world keeps on turning.

Hardcore Hardware: Falcon Northwest Mach V Icon2 and Tri-SLI Titan X cards!

Falcon Northwest's Mach V Icon2 may cost more than your first car--but it should. We fired up this new bird, ran 3DMark at its 4K setting and it settled in on the record charts in the 40s. That puts this product box among the fastest PCs for on Earth for gaming.

Assassin's Creed Rogue

Assassin's Creed Rogue review: The best Assassin's Creed you'll never need to play

Here's a comparison for Assassin's Creed fans: Rogue is basically the Revelations of the Assassin's Creed III era, and that's okay!

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This week in games: The first authentic Steam Machine, The Fast and the Furious goes 8-bit, and more

Plus Texas makes a Tetris-themed lottery ticket, ThinkGeek invents a steamy Steam Machine, and more gaming news for the week of March 30.

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15 classic PC games you should play again

Text adventures. Point-and-clicks. Infinity Engine. We round up all the games you should've played back when you had 64MB of SDRAM.

Cloud gaming pioneer OnLive sold to Sony, will cease operations April 30

OnLive's users are losing a unique service that let them play high-end games without a high-end PC. The company apparently couldn't keep up with subscribers' thirst for server resources.

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Twitch adds YouTube-style persistent player to its mobile apps, as streaming battle ramps up

Twitch isn't adding this feature just to be nice. If YouTube is planning to game streaming as rumored, Twitch needs to up its own game.

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First fictional film lands in Valve's Steam store

And it's just the beginning. Devolver Digital 'will be bringing curated film content to the Steam marketplace' from now on. But do you even want to buy films through Steam?

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Nintendo says game over to Super Mario 64 on the web

It was fun while it lasted, but Super Mario 64 HD is done...at least in the browser.

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Raptr launches Plays.TV, an addicting, video-centric Instagram for gamers

Raptr's new Plays.TV social network was built for gamers who want to share video clips of their most glorious gaming moments with like-minded souls.

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DirectX 12's asynchronous graphics support will unlock Radeon's potential, says AMD

AMD says its Asynchronous Shaders and Asynchronous Compute Engines should offer a significant increase in performance with DirectX 12.

Dead or Alive 5 Last Round

Dead or Alive 5's Steam release proves terrible PC ports still exist

Koei Tecmo launched Dead or Alive 5 on Steam a month late, and it's still completely nerfed, with no online multiplayer, PS3-era effects, and more.

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This week in games: 3 reasons why mods are the best part of being a PC gamer

Plus Halo comes to PC...sort of, and somebody breaks their Rainbow Six: Siege NDA in order to show you dudes fighting on an airplane. This is all the gaming news for the week of March 23.

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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These majestic games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

Pillars of Eternity

Pillars of Eternity review impressions: The Baldur's Gate spiritual successor you've been waiting for

Obsidian has a reputation for crafting fantastic RPGs, and deservedly so. Pillars of Eternity is, in short, Obsidian at its best ever.

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Tested: DirectX 12's potential performance leap is insane

We put our hands on Futuremark's new API test, which shows off just what DirectX 12 can do in theory.