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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

This week in games: The Witcher goes iceskating, Uplay is finally useful, and more

Plus a first look a Cliff Bleszinski's new PC-centric first person shooter. (No, it isn't the Unreal Tournament reboot.)

PCWorld News

Don't expect big thrills in China's looming console war

As Sony's PS4 enters China, the Xbox One will be one of many problems it has to deal with

Microsoft Xbox app Windows 10

Windows 10 Xbox app gets Xbox One SmartGlass tech for future game streaming

The SmartGlass "second screen" app originally written for Windows Phone migrates to Windows 10 and the Xbox app, as all Windows devices tie closer together in the upcoming OS.

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All Titanfall's Season Pass maps are now available for free

Add nine maps to your Titanfall experience for the low, low price of your precious hard drive space.

Sword Coast Legends

Sword Coast Legends preview: Putting the DM in CRPG

Sword Coast Legends is probably the best game we saw at GDC, thanks to a fascinating 'DM Mode' built into this isometric CRPG.

Sid Meier's Starships

Sid Meier's Starships review: Beyond earth and beautifully bite-sized

Starships condenses Sid Meier's knack for turn-based strategy into a short, two-to-five hour burst of board game-esque tactics that's as satisfying as it is approachable.

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Sony pulls the plug on PlayStation Mobile platform

The platform featured games from indie developers as well as PS classics, but now it is no more.

Descent: Underground

Another classic PC game rebooted: Descent sequel appears on Kickstarter

Six degrees of freedom. Six degrees of freedom. Six degrees of freedom. Six fregrees of dreedom. Fix sreedrees of greedom.

The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt

New Nvidia freebie bundles The Witcher 3 with GeForce graphics cards

In the market for an upgrade? Fan of RPGs? Nvidia has a deal for you.

Assassin's Creed: Rogue

Assassin's Creed: Rogue (PC) impressions: Cap'n, she runs fine

We just got code for Assassin's Creed: Rogue, so no review yet. What we CAN do is let you know what the PC port is like.

Cities: Skylines

Cities Skylines review: This is the SimCity you were looking for

Cities: Skylines somehow lives up to the unfair expectations heaped upon it, presenting one of the best city builders in years.

minecraft

Playing Minecraft no longer makes your PC a juicy target for hackers

Minecraft fans no longer need a system-wide install of Java to play with their blocks. Mojang's popular game now brings Java with it and only lets it out when it's time to play.

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Robert Kirkman explains why there's room for new stories in The Walking Dead's universe

PCWorld spoke with Robert Kirkman about the forthcoming The Walking Dead co-op multiplayer shooter being developed by his Skybound Entertainment and Starbreeze's Overkill studio.

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Steam launches massive Linux game sale to celebrate Steam Machine unveiling

Get them while they're cheap, as Valve launches a Steam sale to coincide with the launch of Steam Machines.

Hands-on with Sony’s revamped Project Morpheus VR headset

Sony's upgraded virtual reality headset has a bigger, faster screen and high-resolution OLED display. Project Morpheus is set for release in the first half of 2016.

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Linux gaming rising: 25 killer games for Steam Machines and Linux

It's taken a long time and the promise of SteamOS, but more and more big-name games are finally becoming Linux natives. Here's a sampling.