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Metro Redux

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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Valve delays Steam Controller and (presumably) Steam Machines until 2015

"Realistically, we're now looking at a release window of 2015."

The Evil Within

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.

Watch Dogs (PC)

Watch Dogs review: Meet the new open world game, same as the old open world game (but with hacking)

Watch Dogs is beautiful, but it doesn't do anything to change up the same core game we've seen since Grand Theft Auto III. This game is "next-gen" in the looks department only.

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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.

Next generation of gaming consoles could fit in your pocket

Advances in development tools and mobile hardware are making mobile devices a lot more attractive to game makers.

on techhive.com

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How to find cheap (or free!) PC games

Who pays $60 for PC games? Not you, after reading this.

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Tropico 5 Review: This revolution is more of a refinement

Tropico 5 is the best Tropico yet—but the changes might not be big enough to suck you into yet another Caribbean-themed city builder.