Brad ChacosSenior Editor, PCWorld

Brad Chacos spends his days digging through desktop PCs and tweeting too much. He covers gaming and graphics for PCWorld, and spends his mornings running the news desk for PCWorld, Macworld, Greenbot, and TechHive.

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Steam will stop working on Windows XP and Vista PCs next year

Valve announced that Steam is ending support for Windows XP and Vista on January 1, 2019.

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New leaks reveal the future of Xbox and Surface

A pair of leaks give us a glimpse at the code names and expected release dates of new Xbox and Surface hardware. It's going to be a busy couple of years.

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Sony PlayStation at E3: The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, Nioh 2, and unsurprising blockbusters

Sony leaned on PlayStation's stellar in-house game lineup at E3 2018, with long looks at The Last of Us Part II, Spider-Man, Death Stranding, and Ghost of Tsushima.

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PC Gaming Show at E3 2018: Yakuza 0, Warframe: The Sacrifice, Star Control Origins, and a Jaws sim

The PC Gaming Show returned to E3 2018 to put the spotlight squarely on games that call the PC home.

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Ubisoft's E3 reveals: Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, Division 2, Beyond Good & Evil 2, and more

Beyond Good & Evil 2! Assassin's Creed: Odyssey! The Crew 2! Division 2! Ubisoft leaned into its star franchises at E3 2018.

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Square Enix's E3 showcase: Just Cause 4, Dragon Quest XI, Shadow of the Tomb Raider, and more

Square Enix's E3 showcase included the games you'd expect—Just Cause 4 and Dragon Quest XI among them—but no real surprises aside from a Souls-like game from Platinum.

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Everything Bethesda revealed at E3: Fallout 76, Doom Eternal, Elder Scrolls VI, Starfield, more

During its E3 2018 showcase, Bethesda dished out details about Fallout 76, Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein: Youngblood, Rage 2, and teased future games like Elder Scrolls VI and Starfield.

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Microsoft Xbox's E3 reveals: Halo Infinite, Cyberpunk 2077, Gears 5, and 18 exclusives

At its blowout E3 2018 press conference, Microsoft revealed 50 games, including 15 world premieres, 18 exclusive games, and a new Halo.

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EA Play at E3 2018: Madden NFL comes to the PC, Battlefield V battle royale, Anthem reveal

During EA Play at E3 2018, the company revealed Battlefield V's multiplayer, Anthem gameplay, and yes, Madden NFL games are finally coming to the PC.

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Intel's limited edition 5GHz Core i7-8086K goes on sale to celebrate the 8086's 40th anniversary

The Core i7-8086K may be named after the first x86 chip, but this is one of Intel's most advanced gaming processors.

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The powerful PC hardware of Computex 2018

Computex gives us a glimpse of what to expect from PCs this holiday season, and friends, things are looking GOOD.

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Pornhub launches VPNhub, a VPN service with free, unlimited bandwidth

Pornhub's VPNhub service lets you browse the web—not just adult videos—without ISPs looking over your shoulder.

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That Russia router malware threat might be worse than feared: What you need to know

The FBI recommends rebooting or even resetting your router to avoid sophisticated "VPNFilter" malware by a group tied to Russia. Here's what you need to know.

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AMD's game-smoothing FreeSync tech makes its living room debut in Samsung QLED TVs

AMD's gameplay-smoothing Radeon FreeSync technology now works on select Samsung QLED TVs as PC gaming continues its march towards living rooms.

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Riotoro's wild Project Morpheus case shape-shifts from compact to colossal

Riotoro's Project Morpheus concept case converts from micro-ATX to a full tower and dedicates itself to optimal airflow.