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Sony's E3 2014 keynote: Setting the stage for a strong second year for the PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 is going to have a rocking sophomore year if the slew of hardware, PlayStation Plus, and exclusive game announcements are any indication.

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Ubisoft's E3 lineup bets on familiar franchises, fitness, and fast cars

Sure, there was Assassin's Creed, The Division, and Just Dance—just like you expected. But nobody saw a new Rainbow's Six coming.

For Microsoft's Xbox One, the focus is on games at E3

When head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer said the company's presentation at E3 2014 would be all about games, he wasn't kidding.

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EA's E3 2014 keynote: Big name games and bizarre prototypes abound

Battlefield. Dragon Age. The Sims. Star Wars. Madden. EA's E3 2014 keynote stuck to games with familiar names.

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Battlefield: Hardline beta opens today

You can test out EA's high-octane cops and robbers online shooter right now.

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Microsoft's E3 mantra: Games, games, and more games (but few surprises)

Microsoft held a press event to mark the start of the E3 gaming expo Monday, and nearly every one of the event's 90 minutes was focused on games instead of hardware.

E3 2014: For Microsoft's Xbox One there's a single focus

When head of Microsoft's Xbox division Phil Spencer took the stage ahead of E3 and said the company's presentation would be all about games this year, he wasn't kidding. Follow reporter Nick Barber on Twitter @nickjb

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Free game alert: Sniper Elite V2 free on Steam for one day

If you act fast, this WWII sniping game can be yours for the low, low cost of nothing.

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Homefront The Revolution preview: Overthrow American occupiers with open-world guerilla warfare

Crytek's Homefront sequel is already looking more intriguing than its inspiration.

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

Don't want to buy a Wii U but need some kart racing in your life? Arma 3 is here to save the day. Plus, Star Citizen was delayed—again. This is game news you need to know for the week of May 26.

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Metro Redux hands-on: Nuclear winter has never looked so appealing

Deep Silver's releasing "Director's Cuts" of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light—perfect for those who haven't dipped into one of the best franchises the PC has to offer.

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Free game alert: The PC version of Battlefield 3 is 'On the House' for one week

Yes, that's free as in beer, but you need to download it through EA's Origin gaming service.

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Hands-on preview: Bethesda's BattleCry is an arcadey (and free) multiplayer swordfest

Are you ready for the responsibility of wielding a sword that transforms into a shield? BattleCry thinks so.

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The Evil Within hands-on preview: This horror game's more graphic than suspenseful

Imagine if the movie 'Saw' had a baby with 'Resident Evil 4.' That's The Evil Within in a nutshell, based on an extensive hands-on demo.

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Missing pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

We've fallen into a parallel universe—Atari wants to get back into the hardware market. That story and more as we compile all the games-related news you need to know for the week of May 19.