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Steam Summer Sale 2017 encore: The best PC game deals you don't want to miss

We've rounded up the best Steam Summer Sale deals we could find. Its end is nigh.

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Steam Summer Sale gems: 20 great games under $5

These 2017 Steam Summer Sale deals dole out great PC games for under $5 a pop.

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Google makes the best Android apps easier to find with Android Excellence

Google is highlighting the best Android apps with a new designation called Android Excellence, which will place the apps prominently in the Play Store.

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Destiny 2: The 5 key things PC gamers need to know

Destiny 2 is coming to PCs, and it doesn't sound like a half-assed port. Here's what PC gamers need to know about 4K support, cross-saves, remappable keys, and more.

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Nintendo's beloved Legend of Zelda may be coming to phones

Another beloved Nintendo franchise is due to arrive on mobile in the coming months, with Legend of Zelda.

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How to play the Quake Champions open beta this weekend

Quake's back for the modern era, and Quake Champions is holding an open beta this weekend. Here's how to play.

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Hands on with the unusual Acer Predator Triton 700 gaming laptop

To prove it's going big in PCs, Acer held a product launch event at world's largest IMAX screen in New York. It made a big statement with the Predator Triton 700, a super-thin laptop with some unusual features.

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HP's Omen X VR backpack PC will ship in June

HP will make a major VR push in June, when it will start shipping its Omen X VR backpack PC.

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Just for fun: Program Commodore 64 games for Windows 10 PCs

You don't need to go searching for a Commodore 64 on Ebay to relive the vintage PC's glory days.

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This week in games: Batman VR, a Dishonored 2 demo, and a Mass Effect Andromeda patch

This is your PC gaming news for April 3 through 7.

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No joke, Google lets you play Ms. Pac-Mac in Google Maps for April Fool's

As part of its annual April Fool's Day tricks and treats, Google has launched a playable Ms. Pac-Mac game right inside the Maps app.

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Tomorrow's browser games may get a performance boost from DirectX and Vulkan

One of the big problems in gaming is incompatibility. A game written for Windows and DirectX won't work on Macs or Android devices. Vulkan games work on Android, but not on Apple devices, which has its own Metal API.

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Why Mass Effect: Andromeda's 4K HDR trailer should tantalize PC gamers

Mass Effect: Andromeda's one of the first major PC games to support HDR video technology.

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Google's Project Soli gesture control kits will ship later this year

Google will start shipping development kits for its Project Soli wireless gesture recognition technology later this year.

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Microsoft's budget Windows VR headsets roll out to developers soon

A lucky few developers will be able to get their hands on the low-cost Acer Mixed Reality Developer Edition headset starting this month.