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

In honor of Snoop Dogg's new Call of Duty DLC, I can say this week was off the chizzle—PlayStation 4, Hearthstone, and space travel inside. This is games for the week of April 14.

PlayStation 4 update adds video editor, strips HDCP

The PlayStation 4's new update is welcome news if you're a budding YouTube personality or just like uploading the occasional video.

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Report reveals surprising Steam games usage secrets

Ars Technica crawled Steam profile pages to give us the first comprehensive look at sales data from the notoriously reticent retailer. More details inside.

Betrayer

Betrayer review: Amazing atmosphere isn't enough to save this odd shooter

From Spanish conquistadors to murderous skeletons, this version of the lost Roanoke colony sure is weird.

Ballistic

Hands-on: Meet Ballistic, a full first-person shooter that runs right in your browser

Not going to lie—this still seems a bit like wizardry. Ballistic is a full-fledged first-person shooter that runs within your browser window. And looks good while doing so.

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls review: Finally, the Diablo III we've been waiting for

Diablo III: Reaper of Souls isn't quite perfect, but it's amazing Blizzard could salvage this much from the wreckage of the original game.

Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel

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

Games, games, and more games! Apparently mid-April is the hot new time to announce your upcoming titles. This is the must-know games news you may have missed for the week of April 7.

The Matrix Bullet Dodge

GameSpy's shutdown spells doom for numerous PC games, but you can dodge disaster

For once, news of the imminent demise of some vital gaming component is actually not a huge deal, thanks to the self-correcting power of the PC games community.

Xbox One controller

Microsoft's pondering how to let you play Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One

Last year Don Mattrick's asserted that "If you're backwards compatible, you're really backwards." I guess Microsoft wants to be backwards now.

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

Another Halo project minus Neil Blomkamp, Amazon lays down the hammer of judgment, and Oculus takes a big bite out of Valve—this is all the game news fit to print for the week of March 31.