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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.

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Madden, Bing pick Carolina Panthers to win Super Bowl 50

Electronic Arts' Madden 16 football simulation, as well as Microsoft's Bing algorithm, both have picked the Panthers to win the Super Bowl on Sunday.

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A third of all PC gamers on Steam use Windows 10

Steam users are moving towards Microsoft's latest operating system in large numbers, but Windows 7 still reigns supreme.

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Ant Simulator game canceled after devs blow Kickstarter funds on strippers and booze

Lead Programmer resigns and cancels game after finding out his partners had churned through company's Kickstarter and investment money.

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You can play Star Citizen for free this week

People have paid thousands of dollars for this privilege. You get it free (for a week).

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This week in games: The Division holds a beta test, Dangerous Golf gets explosive

Plus: a new Conan-based survival game and a trailer for Dying Light's massive "expansion."

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Monster gaming laptop from CybertronPC packs the latest desktop hardware

Plugging high-end gaming desktop hardware into a laptop may be a crazy idea, but CybertronPC has pulled it off.