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YouTube's all-seeing robot eye takes aim at video-game content

YouTube's Content ID system flagged thousands of videos with automatic copyright claims this week, calling into question whether it's a viable platform for video games content.

Valve's gaming-focused SteamOS available to download December 13

The push to bring PC gaming to your living room draws nigh.

Pillars of Eternity

Obsidian's Project Eternity is exactly the nostalgia dose you ordered

We toured Obsidian's office and got a peek at Project Eternity, talked about dragons, mocked THAC0, and admired Josh Sawyer's tattoos. More new details inside.

Piixl's 'Jetpack' gaming PC straps to the back of your TV

It's a bird! It's a plane! It's Jetpack, a customizable SteamOS-compatible gaming PC that you'll never actually have to look at!

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Fatal PS4 robbery attempt highlights dangers of selling online

Those using sites like Craigslist should be careful this holiday season, police said

13 great PC games with a retro feel

Take a time machine back to when 8-bit platformers and pixelated heroes were king. These games may be new, but they're influenced by a gaming era gone, but never forgotten.

First look at a Steam Machine: iBuyPower's PC has solid specs, Xbox-like price tag

The first Steam Machine to come from a third-party PC maker looks pretty competitive, running all Steam games at 60fps for the same price as Microsoft's Xbox One console.

Roccat Ryos MK Pro review: Spoilt for choice

The Ryos MK Pro is a great mechanical keyboard—but its competitors are just as good (or better) and cost less. Aw, shucks.

Xbox One

Microsoft admits disk drive glitch is killing some Xbox One consoles

Only a "very small number" of consoles are affected by the issue, Microsoft says. It's working on getting replacement models to anyone reporting the issue.

Microsoft sells 1 million Xbox One consoles on launch day

The new console's launch mirrors that of Sony's PlayStation 4 last week.

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John Carmack abandons Id Software entirely to focus on the Oculus Rift

After 22 years, John Carmack has finally left the halls of Doom and Quake for greener, stereoscopic pastures.

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Microsoft's Xbox One launch: Everything you need to know

The next generation of gaming is here, and beyond the games, the Xbox One is intertwined with the greater Windows universe. Here's everything you need to know.

11 PC game sequels that put the originals to shame

All too many game sequels lack the ingenuity and originality that made the originals so much fun. That's not the case with these reboots: They're way better than the games that spawned them.

Roll up those sleeves, we’re digging in to Farming Simulator 2014

The premiere farming simulator arrives on iOS.

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Xbox One

Xbox One review: For gamers, yes, but you'll like it too

Microsoft’s audacious assault on your living room is delightfully innovative yet unrefined.