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Google's Smarty Pins turns Maps into a game that tests your trivia and geography skills

Think you know your way around the world? Find out if you've got smarty pins with Google's new game.

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Alert Bill Murray: Escape Dead Island is like Groundhog Day with zombies

The Dead Island franchise is branching out yet again, this time into a story-driven psychological horror game. We got our hands on a quick demo—details inside.

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Sniper Elite 3 review: Sniper sim sequel aims high, but still falls slightly off target

Sniper Elite 3 improves on its predecessor, but is still more of a bloody gimmick than a game.

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Missing Pieces: Rock Simulator, Diablo III's auction houses die, and more games news

Somebody is making a game called Rock Simulator. No, seriously. Also, Oakland finally lifts an 80-year ban on pinball machines.

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Orcs Must Die: Unchained preview: MOBA meets tower defense meets hack-and-slash

Orcs Must Die: Unchained is a MOBA game unlike any other.

YouTube's (finally) adding 60fps video support, tip jar

The new YouTube additions are bound to make gamers grin from ear to ear.

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From Transistor to Titanfall: The 12 best PC games of 2014 (so far)

With the slow summer months stretching out ahead of us, it's time to look back on the best games released in the first half of 2014.

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16 free and amazingly fun games you can play in your browser

From reboots of classics to new-world Chrome packaged apps that work offline, too, these games give new cred to browser-based play.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review: A war game to end all war games

Valiant Hearts: The Great War takes on the dark subject matter of World War I, and out comes one of the grimmest, most respectful war games ever made.

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Free game(s) alert: GOG.com's giving four PC games away for free today

GOG.com's DRM-Free Summer Sale is giving away multiple PC games for free today as part of a '24-hour Adrenaline Rush.'