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Yahoo buys virtual worlds gaming company Cloud Party

Acquisition of the company and its staff helps to improve Yahoo's own engineering prowess.

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Snow is for suckers: Play these winter sports games on Android

When it's too cold out for the real thing, there's always your phone.

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Paradox Interactive announces a slew of new strategy games and expansions

Paradox Interactive's star has risen on the backs of strategy games, and the company's newly announced titles stick to what the developer's known for.

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance review: An exhilarating blast of dumb

If laughter is the best medicine, then Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance could cure cancer.

SteamOS beta updated to support BIOS-based PCs and dual-booting

Valve's quickly eliminating SteamOS's biggest technical headaches, though these early builds are still only for the brave.

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Alienware's sleek, sexy Steam Machine will be impossible to upgrade or customize

Is a man not entitled to upgrade his PC whenever? “No!” says the man at Alienware.

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Microsoft paying YouTube personalities for positive Xbox One endorsements

The console wars heat up with a bit of friendly astroturfing: Microsoft secretly paid for YouTube games platform Machinima to produce positive Xbox One content.

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Broken Age Act One review: Kickstarter's darling is a charming, shallow half-game

Double Fine's ode to classic '90s adventure games is full of potential, but lacks the depth to make it a classic in its own right.

Microsoft's Xbox One topped U.S. console sales in December

Microsoft's Xbox One outsold all others during the month of December, continuing its trend of outselling all other game consoles within the U.S.

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10 low-impact PC games that just let you chill

Sometimes you want to play dark and gritty games. Other times you need only a quick break from your routine. That's just what these 10 titles deliver.