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

Zynga's founder will remain the chairman and largest shareholder

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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.

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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.

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World Tech Update: Google buys drone maker Titan Aerospace and NHK shows off 8K television

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

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Microsoft's Chinese partner confident Xbox can compete against Android consoles

China recently ended its foreign-made videogame console ban, opening the door for Microsoft to sell its Xbox

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Hands-on: Meet Ballistic, a full first-person shooter that runs right in your browser

Not going to lie—this still seems a bit like wizardry. Ballistic is a full-fledged first-person shooter that runs within your browser window. And looks good while doing so.

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5-year-old hacks Xbox, becomes Microsoft 'security researcher'

The boy got in via a glitch in the password verification screen

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

Another Halo project minus Neil Blomkamp, Amazon lays down the hammer of judgment, and Oculus takes a big bite out of Valve—this is all the game news fit to print for the week of March 31.

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Unity beta program helps game developers with Windows Phone 8.1

Unity for Windows Phone 8.1 is available for experienced developers

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Oculus VR's John Carmack takes to the Internet, defends deal with Facebook

Was it only a matter of time before a large company scooped up Oculus VR? According to the company's CTO, the answer is yes.

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World Tech Update: Microsoft puts Office on the iPad and Facebook's $2 billion VR bet

Video roundup of the week's biggest tech stories

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Missing Pieces: Oculus overload, Titanfall cheater island, and COD meets Ahnold

Predators, burning goats, and Wimbledon--this is all the gaming news that's fit to print in a round-up for the week of March 24.

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Hands-on: Lego Minifigures Online could bankrupt every parent on Earth

Hey kids, buy this toy and you get another character in the online game! Genius.

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Windows Phones to get better gaming, battery with DirectX 12

Better gaming via DirectX 12 isn't only for PCs and consoles, Qualcomm says

Minecraft creator cancels Oculus Rift port talks after Facebook buy

The creator of Minecraft says any hope of bringing the popular world-building game to the Oculus Rift is out now that Facebook bought Oculus VR.