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Missing pieces: Wasteland 2's release date, how to go hands-on with Civ: Beyond Earth, and more must-know games news

Plus Firaxis hosts its own Civilization-based conference, World of WarCraft gets a discount, and Super Meat Boy Forever.

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Shadowgate review: This castle still wants to kill you, 25 years later

Shadowgate is a remake of the 1987 classic adventure game of the same name, and it's still just as hard as ever.

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China paving the way for big Xbox One sales

The Chinese version of the Xbox One goes on sale in Sept, but with a high price

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Metro Redux review: The definitive way to play Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light

Deep Silver has released "Director's Cut" versions of both Metro games, but should you jump in? Our impressions (and plenty of screenshots) inside.

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H1Z1 hands-on preview: Streamlined survival meets the zombie apocalypse

Yes, H1Z1 is like DayZ, but it's much more newbie friendly.

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How to hide games in your Steam library

After years of begging from PC gamers, you can now hide games from your Steam library—though the secretive feature is hard to find. Here's how to do it.

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Missing Pieces: Metal Gear Solid on PC, new Rollercoaster Tycoon, and more gaming news

It's time for Solid Snake to get on Mr. Bones Wild Ride. Plus the PS4 reigns supreme again, Michel Ancel is back, and other gaming news for the week of August 11.

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EverQuest Next is being built "right in front of you," shows off new classes

SOE clarifies the relationship between Landmark and EverQuest Next and shares a few (sparse) details about the upcoming MMO.

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EverQuest launching new expansion, The Darkened Sea, in November

Yes, EverQuest is still around and in active development 15 years after it originally launched. So is EverQuest 2, which nearly 10 years old and also receiving a new expansion, titled Altar of Malice.

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14 games that feel like school

These games teach you stuff, some of it even kind of useful. At least, that’s what you should tell people.

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New World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets release date

Coming up on ten years old, World of Warcraft gets its fifth expansion. Blizzard also showed off the game's first (gorgeous) cinematic on Thursday.

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You can play Epic's new Unreal Tournament for free, right now

Get your frag on with this pre-pre-pre-pre-pre-pre alpha build of the new Unreal Tournament.

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BioWare reveals new PC-focused action-RPG, Shadow Realms

After weeks of teaser trailers, BioWare finally unveiled its new IP at Gamescom on Wednesday, which it says "is a game that finally fulfills that fantasy of a never-ending RPG."

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Alien Isolation hands-on: In space no one can hear you get frustrated

Alien: Isolation has the potential to be the year's best horror game and the world's best Alien game, but only by brute force.

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Microsoft goes big on Kinect-less Xbox One bundles for the fall

Microsoft has three new bundles coming for Xbox fans around the world and the biggest common feature between them is they all lack a Kinect motion camera.