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Become Paperboy: Vintage video game recreated with Oculus Rift, Kinect support

PaperDude VR combines modern technology to immerse gamers in that 1980s video game stalwart Paperboy.

iPad, Oculus Rift, and Kinect team up to update '80s video game

Researchers at the Computer Human Interaction conference presented a bootstrapped immersive video game that pairs cutting- edge hardware with 1980s video game stalwart Paperboy.

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With ban lifted, Microsoft plans Xbox One launch in China

But games will be subject to approval from local authorities, which means violent ones may not pass.

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SteelSeries Sensei Wireless review: A gorgeous mouse with a gargantuan price tag

The Sensei Wireless is one of the best wireless gaming mice on the market; it’s also one of the most expensive.

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Microsoft targets June 13 to launch original Xbox programming

Web-connected Xboxes will be able to receive a live stream of the Bonnaroo Music and Arts festival, followed by an unscripted reality TV series about street soccer. And that Steven Spielberg-produced Halo series is coming soon, too.

E.T. Dig, Alamogordo

In pictures: Unearthing Atari's legendary E.T. graveyard in the New Mexico desert

In 1983 at the height of the video game crash Atari dumped millions of game cartridges in a New Mexico landfill. This past weekend, Microsoft and a documentary crew dug them up.

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

SWAT teams, Watch Dogs clothing, and the Game Boy becomes an old man—it's all the gaming news you may have missed for the week of April 21.

Dark Souls II

Dark Souls 2 review: An addictive puzzle wrapped in a nightmarish PC action game

We've gone through the seven stages of grief to report that the fiendishly difficult Dark Souls II is pretty darn great despite the emotional scars it leaves. UPDATE: Now with PC impressions inside.

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How to run SteamOS in a virtual machine

See what all the hub-bub behind Valve's gaming-centric operating system is about WITHOUT blowing away all the data already on your hard drive.

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Zynga founder Mark Pincus gives up day-to-day duties

Zynga's founder will remain the chairman and largest shareholder

Red Orchestra 2

Free game alert: Red Orchestra 2's free in full on Steam, but for today only

Tripwire is giving away copies of its acclaimed tactical shooter Red Orchestra 2, but you only have one day to act.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Mark your calendars, RPG fans: Dragon Age Inquisition finally has a launch date

The third installment in BioWare's fantasy RPG series will hit in the fall, provided it doesn't meet any delays before then.

War of the Vikings

War of the Vikings review: Brutish fun, but not quite ready for Valhalla

War of the Vikings can provide a few hours of arcade-like fun, if you don't take it too seriously, but bugs and broken systems hold it back from glory.

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AMD refreshes Never Settle Forever bundle to include R-series cards, indie games

AMD's latest cards now come with up to three free games.

Moebius: Empire Rising

Moebius: Empire Rising review: A point-and-click 'adventure' against the game itself

Moebius, a new point-and-click adventure from Gabriel Knight creator Jane Jensen, is underwhelming at best.

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

In honor of Snoop Dogg's new Call of Duty DLC, I can say this week was off the chizzle—PlayStation 4, Hearthstone, and space travel inside. This is games for the week of April 14.