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Rising Thunder

Rising Thunder is a PC-exclusive robot brawler built by Street Fighter talent

And it's strangely reminiscent of another stripped-down fighting game, Divekick.

Batman: Arkham Knight

Batman: Arkham Knight's diastrous PC port may not be fixed until fall

The World's Greatest Detective needs time to fix his problems. Quite a bit more time.

Windows 10 xbox app

Xbox One game streaming to Windows 10 PCs goes live for everyone

Microsoft says game streaming will require the latest build of the Xbox app and Windows 10. A host of other features are in the offing, too.


This week in games: Duke Nukem lives, Doom runs inside Doom, and more

Plus: Just Cause 3 turns into a Choose Your Own Adventure and someone's making a new Warhammer 40,000 action-RPG. This is gaming news for July 13.

Oculus Rift - Touch

Why Oculus' radical, fantastic Touch VR controller should ship with the Rift

Oculus Touch could be a fantastic piece of hardware, as long as developers actually take advantage of it.


Philips Hue bulb can now perform a video game light show with the Xbox One

With the Xbox One platformer Chariot, Philips Hue bulbs change color and brightness in sync with the on-screen action.

Dragon Age: Inquisition

Play six hours of Dragon Age: Inquisition for completely free

A proper game demo? In 2015? This isn't an episode of The Twilight Zone, right?

Oculus Rift

Oculus founder responds to flak over 'exclusive' games

Palmer Luckey insists the Rift will be an open platform.

PCWorld News

The Upload: Your tech news briefing for Monday, July 13

Nintendo president Iwata dies...China tops supercomputer ranking again...Facebook wants to put music videos in your feed

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Nintendo President Satoru Iwata dies at 55

Satoru Iwata's death comes as Nintendo tries to move to mobile. He was loved by fans, and there's no clear successor yet.

Twitch at E3 2013

New Twitch for Android lets you watch all the streams from all the places

A pop-out player lets you continue watching streams on your Android phone, even as you switch from app to app.


Hands-on: Crookz's complex heists will transform you into a bank-robbing mastermind

Crookz's 70s-tinged heists drop you into the middle of things without a lifeline, and it's utterly refreshing.


This week in games: EA's new freebie, Jeff Goldblum in Call of Duty, and Lego Doctor Who

Plus: You can buy Black Ops III with a mini-fridge, and Bard's Tale IV enters its last few hours on Kickstarter. This is gaming news for the week of July 6.

Baldur's Gate: Siege of Dragonspear

Baldur's Gate is getting a full-sized expansion, 15 years later

The new pre-sequel, titled 'Siege of Dragonspear,' will reputedly tack on over 25 hours of new content to Baldur's Gate Enhanced Edition.

gog's old-school PC games will be ready for Windows 10

The Xbox One's not the only platform that can do backwards compatibility.