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This week in games: Assassin's Creed takes a break, Sonic the Hedgehog goes to Hollywood

Plus no Assassin's Creed in 2016, a sequel to Watch Dogs, and Quantum Break unveils a PC version. This is gaming news for February 8 - 12.

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Microsoft plans to make Windows 10, Xbox One game “crossbuys” a habit

Microsoft will launch Remedy's upcoming Quantum Break Xbox One game with a digital copy for Windows 10, with more deals like this to follow.

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Hitman could become the first big DirectX 12 game

IO Interactive and AMD team up for a big performance boost on Radeon graphics cards.

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AMD reveals which processors you'll need for VR gaming on Oculus Rift and HTC Vive

AMD details the CPUs that you'll need to run Oculus Rift, but I'm still confused

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Hitman hands-on preview: Ringing the Blood Money bell

Hitman's odd development and newly-announced episodic structure had us worried, but a few hours with the game assuaged most of our concerns.

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MSI's powerful Tobii-equipped laptop lets you control games with your eyes

If you have $2,600 to drop on MSI's new Tobii-equipped gaming laptop you can roam the streets of Victorian London with your eyes.

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Amazon releases a free game engine with deep Twitch, Amazon Web Services ties

Amazon's free Lumberyard triple-A game engine features deep integrations with the Amazon Web Services and Twitch.

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Titanfall: Single-player is headed to the sequel

So much for experiments in multiplayer storytelling.

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This week in games: Doom release date revealed, Shadowrun Hong Kong grows

Plus: new trailers for Mirror's Edge, Far Cry Primal, Hitman, and more. This is gaming news for February 1 - 5.

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Valve launches surprise Steam Lunar New Year Sale

It's like the Winter Sale, time-shifted two months into the future.

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XCOM 2 only supports one gamepad, and it’s Valve’s Steam Controller

XCOM 2’s Steam Controller support goes far beyond what a traditional gamepad can do.

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These amazing gaming PCs come with custom Lego cases

Mike Schropp's latest Lego PC is a gaming rig that even the most serious gamer can love.

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EA's Need for Speed: Most Wanted is free on Origin

The latest On the House game is 2012's Need for Speed, which should tide you over until we finally get the PC port of last year's entry.

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Here’s how Nintendo will get people to use its smartphone apps

Nintendo's first smartphone app arrives in March with a new rewards scheme to get players hooked.

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Microsoft imagines future NFL games played out on your coffee table, via HoloLens

From an improved sideline Surface experience to an audacious vision for HoloLens, Microsoft is digging deep into its role as an NFL technology partner.