Don't-Miss Game Stories

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Sony: PlayStation Network is back online now, really

The company had suggested the online gaming service would be fully restored on Saturday, but that forecast proved to be too optimistic.

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PlayStation Network recovering after outage

Hacker group Lizard Squad claimed responsibility for the outages suffered by Sony's gaming network and by Microsoft's Xbox Live.

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Google's latest gifts to Android games: New APIs to thwart cheaters, save progress and more

New developer tools should improve the Play Store and Android game experiences, because Google wants you to play more, of course.

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Google Play, Amazon Appstore discount a raft of kids' games in holiday promos

Many Play Store titles cost less than $1, while Amazon is giving away $220 worth of apps for free.

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Microsoft's Minecraft finally arrives on Windows Phone

After buying Minecraft developer Mojang in September for over $2 billion, the popular game arrives on the Windows Phone platform.

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Virtual reality draws the crowds at Korea's G-Star game show

South Korean game studios showed off content for the Oculus Rift as its developer demoed the latest headset prototype

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Sony to offer refunds over misleading PS Vita ads

The handheld console couldn't share games with the PS3 as advertised, the U.S. Fair Trade Commission said.

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Far Cry 4 isn't broken on PCs like Assassin's Creed: Unity is

Far Cry 4 landed on PCs today, and unlike Ubisoft's OTHER recent big-name release, it's a gorgeous, competent PC port.

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Buyer beware: 3 out of 4 Steam Early Access games haven't been finished

Steam's Early Access model is a great way to support small game developers and fresh ideas, as long as you don't expect to ever play the finished product.

In case you missed it, here's the big news from Samsung's Developer Conference

Health, wearables, virtual reality and the smart home were the key themes at Samsung’s Developer Conference in San Francisco.

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Nvidia's GRID cloud PC game-streaming service takes on Sony's PlayStation Now

Nvidia's GRID cloud gaming service will be available free, but only to Shield tablet and handheld game console users in the US.

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Humble Store celebrates its 1st birthday by giving gamers Metro 2033 for free

It's may be the Humble Store's birthday but gamers are the ones getting gifts, in the form of the amazing post-apocalyptic shooter Metro 2033.

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Grand Theft Auto V for PC will include a first-person view, 4K resolution support

Grand Theft Auto V for the PC has been a long time coming, but Rockstar's adding in some new goodies for patient gamers.

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The best of Steam's Halloween Sale: 13 don't-miss PC game deals

We've sifted through the hundreds Steam Halloween Sale games to find the 13 best deals available.