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Microsoft buys Minecraft maker Mojang for $2.5 billion

The rumors turned out to be true. Minecraft is about to become a Microsoft property.

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New malware spreads over Twitch chat, targets Steam accounts

New malware will attempt to sell items stored in your Steam account so an attacker can reap the proceeds and buy items for themselves.

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RollerCoaster Tycoon World preview: The ride never ends

Atari's reboot of the classic RollerCoaster Tycoon fixes some of the sins of the series' past. Here's our preview impressions.

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Missing Pieces: Destiny meets Paul McCartney, the iPhone 6 matches next-gen consoles, and more games news

Plus the PS4 is STILL outselling the Xbox One, and Watch Dogs gets a Wii U release date for some arcane reason.

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Grand Theft Auto V for PC delayed until 2015

Last week, Rockstar told us there was no way the PC version was delayed. This week, it's delayed. What a whirlwind adventure!

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Atari is rebooting Asteroids as...a DayZ-style survival game

Seriously. We heard it straight from the CEO's lips.

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Deep-dive Q&A: How Atari's new bosses plan to bring the company back from the brink

We recently sat down with Atari CEO Fred Chesnais and COO Todd Shallbetter to discuss Atari's bankruptcy proceedings, how the company to stay relevant after forty years in the industry, and...an Asteroids reboot?

Microsoft's working to make Xbox games stream right to your browser, report claims

If a new report is to be believed, Microsoft is working on PC-based streaming of Xbox games.

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Microsoft may buy Minecraft maker Mojang for $2 billion

A fun twist: The head of Mojang once told Microsoft to "stop trying to ruin the PC as an open platform."

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Q&A: Gaming legend John Carmack talks VR gaming's past, present, and future

"The last couple of years working with VR here, I’ve felt more like myself than I have in a long time."

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10 hilarious, brutally devious ways game developers punish pirates

The Sims 4's encroaching pixelization is the latest in a long line of hilarious anti-piracy efforts.

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Dreadnought preview: It's like World of Tanks and Battlestar Galactica had a baby

Remember that scene in Battlestar Galactica where the ship warps in the atmosphere? Dreadnaught is that scene, but playable.

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Missing Pieces: Rome: Total War II gets a free expansion, Grim Fandango details, and more must-know games news

This is the gaming news you need to know from the first week of September.

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Final Oculus Rift pricing, hardware teased as Gear VR reveals Oculus-ready interface

And even better: The final hardware design for the consumer version of the Oculus Rift is already locked in.

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Dead Rising 3 (PC) Apocalypse Edition review: The zombie apocalypse, now with silly hats

Slaughtering zombies with whatever's at hand while dressed in ridiculous costumes is fun, even if the PC port of this Xbox One launch title is perfunctory.