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Homefront The Revolution

Homefront The Revolution preview: Overthrow American occupiers with open-world guerilla warfare

Crytek's Homefront sequel is already looking more intriguing than its inspiration.

Always Sometimes Monsters

Always Sometimes Monsters review: Always ambitious, sometimes tedious

Always Sometimes Monsters is one of the closest things we've ever had to an existentialist text in game form. But that doesn't mean it's fun.

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Inside Heroes of the Storm, Blizzard's MOBA mash-up of Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft

Blizzard employees explain the trials and tribulations of bringing characters from Diablo, StarCraft, and WarCraft into a single game.

Amazing Spider-Man 2

Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review: Swinging nowhere

Every year or two they release a new Spider-Man game. Every year or two there's new cause for disappointment.

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Don't want to buy a Wii U but need some kart racing in your life? Arma 3 is here to save the day. Plus, Star Citizen was delayed—again. This is game news you need to know for the week of May 26.

Metro Redux

Metro Redux hands-on: Nuclear winter has never looked so appealing

Deep Silver's releasing "Director's Cuts" of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light—perfect for those who haven't dipped into one of the best franchises the PC has to offer.

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Why the biggest problem with Steam Machines are the Steam Machines themselves

Valve's vision for PC gaming in the living room is inspiring indeed, but faith alone won't will make Steam Machines a success.

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Free game alert: The PC version of Battlefield 3 is 'On the House' for one week

Yes, that's free as in beer, but you need to download it through EA's Origin gaming service.

BattleCry

Hands-on preview: Bethesda's BattleCry is an arcadey (and free) multiplayer swordfest

Are you ready for the responsibility of wielding a sword that transforms into a shield? BattleCry thinks so.

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Valve delays Steam Controller and (presumably) Steam Machines until 2015

"Realistically, we're now looking at a release window of 2015."

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Latest AMD Radeon graphics drivers drop support for Windows 8.0

Users will need Microsoft's free Windows 8.1 update to get game-specific performance improvements.

The Evil Within

The Evil Within hands-on preview: This horror game's more graphic than suspenseful

Imagine if the movie 'Saw' had a baby with 'Resident Evil 4.' That's The Evil Within in a nutshell, based on an extensive hands-on demo.

Watch Dogs (PC)

Watch Dogs review: Meet the new open world game, same as the old open world game (but with hacking)

Watch Dogs is beautiful, but it doesn't do anything to change up the same core game we've seen since Grand Theft Auto III. This game is "next-gen" in the looks department only.

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Sony follows Microsoft into Chinese game consoles market

China recently ended its ban on foreign-made gaming consoles, so Sony and Microsoft are hoping to reap the rewards of doing business in that country.

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Missing pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

We've fallen into a parallel universe—Atari wants to get back into the hardware market. That story and more as we compile all the games-related news you need to know for the week of May 19.