Don't-Miss Game Stories

GOG Connect

GOG Connect offers more no-cost, DRM-free copies of Steam games you already own

Want a DRM-free backup of your Steam library? This week, seventeen more games for you to duplicate into your GOG.com account for free.

Battle.net

This week in games: Blizzard ditches Battle.net, Gears of War 4 adds PC split-screen

Plus: A behind the scenes look at Star Citizen's problem-ridden development and Sniper Elite 4 shows off slow-motion Nazi murderin'. This is gaming news for September 19 through 23.

Forza Horizon 3

Forza Horizon 3 (PC) review impressions: Get ready to make your graphics card sweat

Sure, your computer can run Crysis—but what about Forza Horizon 3's Australia? We'll see.

BioShock Remastered

Fixes for botched BioShock Remastered PC port coming

Mouse acceleration, FOV, and more are all planned for upcoming patches.

gears of war 4

Nvidia bundles Gears of War 4 free with GeForce GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards

Gears of War 4, Microsoft's first flagship Xbox Play Anywhere game, is being bundled for free with Nvidia GTX 1070 and GTX 1080 graphics cards as well as laptops with GTX 10-series graphics.

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How Xbox Project Scorpio and the PS4 Pro can play 4K games: Visual compromises

Microsoft has confirmed that the next-gen "Project Scorpio" Xbox will run games at native 4K resolution. But hitting that goal likely involves some compromises.

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Games yanked from Steam after developer sues users for nasty negative reviews

Valve has removed Digital Homicide's games from Steam after the developer sued users for nasty review comments.

merica

This week in games: Revolver steering wheels and a game built around RTFM

Plus: Mafia III's does system reqs in style and Ken Levine talks about BioShock's nude dudes. This is gaming news for September 12 through 16.

BioShock Remastered

BioShock Remastered's brand new PC port is just as bad as the old one

Like Dead Rising earlier this week, BioShock Remastered is a reminder of the PC's darkest days—but in a bad way.

battlefield 4

PSA: Grab all of Battlefield 4's expansions for free through next week

With Battlefield 1 just over the horizon, EA and DICE temporarily slash prices all the way down to "free" for Battlefield 4 DLC. "Buy" it now, keep it forever.

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How to build a cheap but powerful gaming PC for $500

This budget gaming PC might cost only $500 to build, but it'll deliver excellent performance in any PC game you throw at it.

fallout 4

PSA: Fallout 4's on sale for just $18, its steepest-ever discount

Amazon's selling Fallout 4 for far less than the game's previous steepest discount.

John Hanke TechCrunch Disrupt

For new Pokémon Go characters, it's Pokémon Wait

People who are hoping to get their hands on some new Pokémon should be prepared to wait a while longer. Niantic Labs CEO says players will find new creatures at events that bring players together, but only after the company has finished its long global rollout.

Sony's PlayStation 4 'Shingen' update adds HDR support to every PS4 console

Sony's latest update to the PlayStation 4's system software adds high dynamic range support for older consoles.

Dead Rising (PC)

Dead Rising's long-awaited arrival on Steam is a reminder of PC gaming's darkest days

PC gaming went through a dark era in the mid-2000s. A decade on, Dead Rising's arrival on the PC is a nod to how much better we have it nowadays.