Don't-Miss Game Stories

Lion King - GTAV

This week in games: Payday 3 announced, The Lion King invades Grand Theft Auto V, and more

Plus: The Apocalypse Now Kickstarter moves to a private site, Hot Wheels cars hit Rocket League, and more. This is gaming news for February 13 through 17.

Halo Wars 2

Halo Wars 2 PC impressions: This console-fied RTS has some PC-specific problems

If you were hoping a PC release of Halo Wars 2 might fix its issues, I've got bad news: It actually introduced new ones. Controls, performance, and AI covered inside.

Prey (2017)

Hands-on with Prey: System Shock's spirit lives in this ambitious reboot

Prey sure does feel a lot like a new System Shock game.

Intel now supports Vulkan on Windows 10 PCs

Intel is bringing more options to improve gaming and virtual reality experiences on Windows PCs with official support for Vulkan.

Humble Freedom Bundle

The Humble Freedom Bundle packages over 30 of the best indie games together for $30

Some notable titles: The Witness, Day of the Tentacle, Stardew Valley, Octodad, Super Meat Boy, Invisible Inc, The Stanley Parable, Super Hexagon, VVVVVV, and more. Yes, more.

Project Cars 2

This week in games: Overwatch gets a server browser, Project Cars 2 targets 12K and more

Plus South Park is delayed a second time, Bard's Tale IV shows off its combat, and about a million other trailers inside. This is gaming news for February 6 through 10.

Steam Logo

Valve finally replaces the faulty Steam Greenlight system with Steam Direct

Begone, Steam Greenlight's spammy voting system. Fill out an application for Steam Direct, pay a fee, and you're done. Like "applying for a bank account," Valve says.

Intel chip

Intel: Cannonlake CPUs will be more than 15 percent faster than Kaby Lake

Upgrading CPU performance hasn't been a priority for Intel in many years, but that could be changing.

kodibig

Kodi's coming home to Xbox to play your music and movies as a universal Windows app

Kodi began life as the Xbox Media Center, an unofficial app for the original Xbox. Now it's coming to the Xbox One as a Windows Store app.

E3 2016

E3 opens its doors to the public for the first time ever

The ESA finally takes the big step and opens E3 to the general public in an effort to staunch the flow of developers leaving.

corsair one

Meet the Corsair One, Corsair's 'category-defying' gaming PC debut

Popular PC component maker Corsair is spreading its sails and expanding to full-blown computers with the itty-bitty Corsair One.

rock band vr

Rock Band VR takes the stage on Oculus Rift in March

Good news if you're an Oculus Touch owner, as the hardware's best—or at least its most novel—experience snags an official release date. Rock Band VR is coming in March.

Overwatch

Overwatch's console players are getting wrecked by keyboard and mouse users

Overwatch console players complain that gamers using a keyboard and mouse are ruining the fun for everyone.

Operation Blockhead - Arma 3

This week in games: Morrowind comes to Elder Scrolls Online, Lego invades Arma 3, and more

Plus: CPY cracks Resident Evil 7's Denuvo protection in five days, Stellaris teases a Dyson sphere expansion, Deus Ex reportedly gets put on ice, and more. This is gaming news for January 30 to February 3.

acer xr382cqk monitor

FreeSync gets luxurious with Acer's 37.5-inch curved, ultrawide gaming monitor

The Acer XR382CQK monitor offers gamers every luxury with a 38-inch, curved ultrawide display and AMD's FreeSync technology.