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10 killer Black Friday gaming deals: Games, hardware, consoles, and more

Black Friday's got some great gaming deals, provided you know where to look. We snagged the best deals we could find and threw them in here, from the R9 290X to the Alienware Alpha to Titanfall for $5.

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Ubisoft apologizes for Assassin's Creed: Unity's borked launch with free DLC

And if you're a season pass holder, you're going to get an entire game for free.

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Steam Exploration Sale means Black Friday's come early for PC gamers

Decent discounts on brand new games, plus some old classics in this newer, more personalized Steam sale.

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Sony to offer refunds over misleading PS Vita ads

The handheld console couldn't share games with the PS3 as advertised, the U.S. Fair Trade Commission said.

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Randal's Monday review: Pop culture jokes can't save this point-and-click's poor puzzles

You're moving into a land of both shadow and substance, of things and ideas. You've just crossed over into... Randal's Monday.

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Nvidia GRID streaming service promises a new PC game every Tuesday

With only 20 games available at launch, Nvidia promises to beef up its 'Netflix for Games' in short order.

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Alienware Alpha Review: A shockingly good tiny PC and console complement

Alienware's long-awaited Alpha finally arrives, but is it really the console killer or just warmed-over hardware?

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Far Cry 4 review: The most thrilling deja vu experience you'll ever play

Far Cry 4 is a fantastic thrill ride, but it's going to feel awfully familiar to fans of the series.

This week in games: Maniac Mansion's legacy, a game that sucks your blood, and insane VR body switching

Kickstarter gets weird in this iteration of Missing Pieces. This is all the gaming news you need to know for the week of November 17.

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Crookz brings 70s groove to the heist game genre

Make sure your bell bottoms don't get stuck in the door during your big get-away in this strategy-heavy heist game.

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Far Cry 4 woes with dual-core processors point to a bleak future for budget PC gamers

Far Cry 4's minimum PC requirements weren't kidding: The game appears to truly NEED a quad-core processor. And it isn't the only one.

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Valve to Steam Early Access game makers: Tone down the hype

Valve tells developers to “set proper expectations” as one quarter of Early Access games remain in an unfinished state.

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Block N Load hands-on preview: Minecraft plus guns

It's not the first Minecraft Plus Guns, but it's shaping up to be one of the best.

Big AMD wins: Capcom embraces Mantle, Samsung plans 4K FreeSync monitor line

Two new big-name partners are embracing AMD's game-enhancing technologies, Mantle and FreeSync.