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Pillars of Eternity preview: Promise becomes reality for this spiritual successor to RPG classics

It's been over six months since we got our first look at Obsidian's spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate and Planescape: Torment, and it's come together beautifully in our absence.

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Dying Light and Dead Island 2 preview: Zombie vs. zombie

Dying Light and Dead Island 2 share similar DNA, but offer two very different takes on zombie games. But fear not: There's plenty of undead to slay in both.

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Rainbow Six: Siege preview: Hands-on with the most exciting game of E3 2014

At long last, Rainbow Six returns, and Siege's insanely destructible environments takes squad-based shooting to a whole new level.

AMD wants to improve gaming in Linux and Steam boxes with its Mantle tools

AMD is getting requests from game developers to port its Mantle API to Linux.

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Assassin's Creed: Unity preview: Stealth stabbing sneaks into the French Revolution

Meet the new Assassin's Creed, which looks an awful lot like the older Assassin's Creeds, but with denser crowds.

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The future of PC gaming goes portable, with lighter gear and nimbler services 

Once the exclusive realm of hulking, stationary gaming desktops, advances in technology are bringing PC gaming to the couch, bed, bus, and more.

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Modder supercharges Watch Dogs graphics using files hidden in the PC game

With a little technical know-how you can fix Watch Dogs to look nicer and run better. The worst part? The files are already included in the PC version. They're just hidden.

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PC meets PSP: Steamboy Machine project wants to take PC gaming portable

The Steamboy Machine project revealed itself during E3, blending Sony's PlayStation Portable handheld with Valve's Steam Controller.

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Hands-on with Alienware's Alpha: PC gaming in the living room just got serious

If the Alienware Alpha console is any indication, the future of PC games in the living room could be very bright indeed—and age-old complaints about PC gaming could be very, very dead.

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GOG.com, GamersGate kick off the PC game deals season with massive Summer Sales

Great games done dirt cheap, courtesy of GOG and GamersGate.

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Linux gaming rising: 7 big-name PC games that now call Linux home

It's taken a long time and the promise of SteamOS, but more and more big-name games are finally becoming Linux natives. Here's a sampling.

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Yes, Breaking Bad's Aaron Paul just turned on your Xbox One with an ad

Aaron Paul's 'Xbox On' ad is just the latest is a string of hilarious Kinect voice command miscues.

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The most exciting PC games we saw at E3 2014

E3's ordinarily a console show, but Hayden Dingman and Brad Chacos found plenty of PC gems worth drooling over on the show floor.

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The PC gaming hardware that mattered most at E3 2014

The focus might be on new consoles, but PCs still put in a good showing at this year's gaming extravaganza.