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This week in games: Oculus founder departs, Mad Catz shutters, Battlefield 1 gets friendly

Plus: Rocket League gets fast and furious, The Secret World goes free-to-play, and Total War: Warhammer 2 becomes official. This is gaming news for March 27 to 31.

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Hands-on with the Windows 10 Creators Update for the Xbox One: Beam game streaming arrives

The Windows 10 Creators Update for the Xbox One involves a minor redesign of the interface, and the major addition of Beam game streaming.

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74% off TekHome Laptop Cooling Fan - Deal Alert

This highly efficient fan cools your laptop down in seconds. Lowering the surface and internal GPU/CPU temperature helps improve performance for gaming or long-time normal use.

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How Itch.io became an indie PC game haven—and Steam's antithesis

Itch.io has made a name for itself among indie game developers. Now it just needs to resonate with consumers.

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Destiny 2 is coming to the PC, Bungie confirms

Your pleas have been answered. Bungie's Destiny 2 is coming to the PC.

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Thimbleweed Park review: An incredible homage to point-and-click LucasArts adventures

Thimbleweed Park is a LucasArts adventure game the way you remember them being, with the same witty humor and, yes, the same sometimes asinine puzzles.

Let's Play Thimbleweed Park

Thimbleweed Park is an incredible homage to the LucasArts point-and-click era of games.

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AMD preps for Ryzen 5's launch with a helpful AM4 motherboard update

AMD's preparing a big April BIOS update for AMD motherboards ahead of Ryzen 5's launch.

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Here's proof that Ryzen can benefit from optimized game code

AMD's optimization promise for Ryzen appears to be true. Oxide squeezed out about a third more performance from AMD's Ryzen CPUs

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PowerColor's Radeon RX 470 graphics card is down to $120

Newegg's sale also includes an Asus RX 470 graphics card for $130.

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Legendary RPG Planescape: Torment is getting an Enhanced Edition, 17 years later

What can change the nature of an Infinity Engine game? Beamdog revisits Planescape: Torment and updates it with native widescreen, bug fixes, and more.

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Sony's PlayStation 4 Pro finally adds 4K video support for local files

You can't use the PlayStation 4 Pro to play UHD Blu-ray, but if you have any locally saved 4K files you can watch them on Sony's console.

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9% off Nyko Rechargeable Power Station for Xbox One Controllers - Deal Alert

The Power Station attaches to the side of the Xbox One console and charges 2 included rechargeable batteries for use in Xbox One Wireless Controllers, for up to 25 hours of play time. Powered by USB so there are no visible cords.

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GeForce GTX 1060 added to Nvidia's For Honor, Ghost Recon: Wildlands free game bundle

If you buy a GeForce GTX 1060, GTX 1070, or GTX 1080, Nvidia will toss in a free copy of Ubisoft's For Honor or Ghost Recon: Wildlands.

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Razer’s updated Blade Pro is the first ever THX-certified laptop

The Razer Blade Pro's THX certification applies only to its 4K IGZO screen and its headphone jack—but hey, it's still the first!

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Asus' popular 144Hz gaming monitor has dropped to $205

This favorite among gamers of all stripes is now available on the cheap.