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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review: A war game to end all war games

Valiant Hearts: The Great War takes on the dark subject matter of World War I, and out comes one of the grimmest, most respectful war games ever made.

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Free game(s) alert: GOG.com's giving four PC games away for free today

GOG.com's DRM-Free Summer Sale is giving away multiple PC games for free today as part of a '24-hour Adrenaline Rush.'

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25 great Linux games available dirt cheap during Steam's Summer Sale

Who says great games can't be found on Linux? This small army of killer Linux-compatible games beg to differ—and they can all be found dirt-cheap during Steam's Summer Sale.

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Missing Pieces: Steam's Summer Sale, Titanfall goes free-to-play(ish), and more

Titanfall goes free-to-play for 48 hours, Dead Rising gets a release date and a movie deal, and the largest video game collection in the world is sold. This is gaming news for the week of June 16.

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The 20 best hidden deals buried in Steam's massive summer games sale

Browsing Steam's front page for the highlighted deals is only the beginning. We dig up the best deals on old favorites.

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Linux gaming revolution continues as XCOM: Enemy Unknown hits SteamOS

XCOM is a major addition to Linux's gaming ranks, but it's just the latest in a series of triple-A games to embrace the open-source operating system.

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Pillars of Eternity preview: Promise becomes reality for this spiritual successor to RPG classics

It's been over six months since we got our first look at Obsidian's spiritual successor to Baldur's Gate and Planescape: Torment, and it's come together beautifully in our absence.

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Dying Light and Dead Island 2 preview: Zombie vs. zombie

Dying Light and Dead Island 2 share similar DNA, but offer two very different takes on zombie games. But fear not: There's plenty of undead to slay in both.

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Rainbow Six: Siege preview: Hands-on with the most exciting game of E3 2014

At long last, Rainbow Six returns, and Siege's insanely destructible environments takes squad-based shooting to a whole new level.

AMD wants to improve gaming in Linux and Steam boxes with its Mantle tools

AMD is getting requests from game developers to port its Mantle API to Linux.

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Assassin's Creed: Unity preview: Stealth stabbing sneaks into the French Revolution

Meet the new Assassin's Creed, which looks an awful lot like the older Assassin's Creeds, but with denser crowds.

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The future of PC gaming goes portable, with lighter gear and nimbler services 

Once the exclusive realm of hulking, stationary gaming desktops, advances in technology are bringing PC gaming to the couch, bed, bus, and more.

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Modder supercharges Watch Dogs graphics using files hidden in the PC game

With a little technical know-how you can fix Watch Dogs to look nicer and run better. The worst part? The files are already included in the PC version. They're just hidden.

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PC meets PSP: Steamboy Machine project wants to take PC gaming portable

The Steamboy Machine project revealed itself during E3, blending Sony's PlayStation Portable handheld with Valve's Steam Controller.