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Malicious keylogger malware found lurking in highly publicized GTA V mod

This hidden mod malware puts the Grand Theft in Grand Theft Auto V.

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Windows 10 will ship with Candy Crush Saga preinstalled

Microsoft, in all its benevolence, announced today that it will generously pre-install Candy Crush Saga for you. So kind of them.

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AMD Radeon graphics cards bundled with free copies of GTA V, DiRT Rally on Newegg

AMD's finally got a rebuttal for Nvidia's Witcher 3/Batman: Arkham Knight bundle. Competition is great!

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HP's PC group cranks up design, gaming efforts ahead of spin-off

HP's PC group is trying to establish a strong brand identity before it splits into a separate company.

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Nvidia GRID's cloud-based PC game streaming gets a resolution boost to 1080p

Nvidia's cloud gaming service just got a lot crisper for those with a fast enough Internet connection. All that's missing is a console to play on.

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Google Play Store now offers pre-registration for new app releases

By pre-registering for an app release, you'll get alerted when it's ready and can download it right away.

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Sims creator Will Wright on his new Thred app, augmented reality, and giving everybody tools to be creative

From SimCity to The Sims to Spore, Will Wright's entire career has revolved around letting gamers use their own creativity, and Thred, his new app, continues the theme

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This week in games: Zombie goats, Portal Legos, guns that shoot cars, and more

Plus: A ton of pre-E3 game announcements and rumors, Ouya desperately needs a buyer, and Ubisoft threatens us with Watch Dogs 2. This is gaming news for the week of May 4.

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Nintendo plans 5 'hit,' long-lasting smartphone games by March 2017

Instead of flooding the smartphone gaming market with Mario and Zelda, Nintendo says it's picking its battles carefully.

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Nintendo says its new smartphone games will drive console sales

The first game for smart devices will be rolled out in this calendar year

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Rockstar gives singleplayer Grand Theft Auto V PC mods an official blessing

After a month of questions and reported bans, Rockstar finally clarified its stance on modding.

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Oculus Rift's consumer model will launch in early 2016, after Valve's VR headset

Oculus has been busy wrapping up ecosystem support for the Oculus Rift, but the delay may cost it the crucial first-to-market status for the fledgling field of VR.

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Buy a GeForce graphics card, get The Witcher 3 and Batman: Arkham Knight free

Nvidia ups its original Witcher 3 deal to add copies of Batman: Arkham Knight to any GTX 980 or 970 purchase. But you'll have to act fast.