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Move over Mantle: Microsoft to reveal next-gen, 'closer to the metal' DirectX 12 at GDC

At this year's Game Developers Conference Microsoft will finally show off the new generation of its graphics API—six years in the making.

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Valve's Gabe Newell promises VR for Source 2 and sends birthday wishes via Reddit

Gabe Newell and Co. took to Reddit yesterday to answer fan questions. Sorry, Half Life 3 was not announced.

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South Park: The Stick of Truth review: A true South Park game for true South Park fans

South Park: The Stick of Truth is pure fan-service, but that's not all bad.

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Microsoft's audacious cross-platform Project Spark enters beta on Xbox One

Get your hands on Microsoft's ambitious development tool/game by signing up for the beta today.

on techhive.com

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

A former reality TV star sues a Rockstar, Minecraft goes Hollywood, a King tries to give candy back to those it stole from, and a Nintendo investor tries to ruin Mario forever—this is intriguing game news you may have missed for the week of February 24.

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Hands-on: Razer Game Booster adds synced cloud saves for multi-PC gamers

No more worrying about whether your game supports Steam Cloud.

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Diablo III's 2.0.1 update might as well be a sequel to Diablo III

With Loot 2.0, it's almost like the original Diablo III never existed. Almost.

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Twitch TV game streaming to land on Xbox One alongside Titanfall

Between Twitch and Titanfall, March 11 is shaping up to be a busy day for the Xbox One.

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Microsoft's giving Titanfall away for free in limited Xbox One bundle

Microsoft's biggest exclusive gets bundled in a limited-time offer.

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Thief review: A game torn between tradition and today

They rebooted Thief, and it's not as bad as everyone feared—but also not as good as everyone hoped.