Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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Return of the Obra Dinn

Return of the Obra Dinn review: A phenomenal detective story invoking old Macintosh adventures

A unique art style and a fantastic puzzle hook make Return of the Obra Dinn a detective story worth experiencing, especially if you can do it all in one go.

Battlefield V - War Stories

Battlefield V's War Stories explore lesser-known vignettes from World War II, for the better

No Normandy, no Market Garden, no Hurtgen Forest. Battlefield V's mini-campaigns capture a wider picture of World War II by, ironically, focusing on smaller and more personal stories of individual heroism.

Living Computer Museum

Inside the Living Computer Museum founded by Paul Allen: Where PC history stays alive

“Other museums put a glass in front of their computers. We put a chair.” We tour the Living Computer Museum founded by Microsoft's Paul Allen.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII - Blackout

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review impressions: Come for battle royale, stay for battle royale

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has all the usual multiplayer options, and no singleplayer, but the new Blackout battle royale mode is the star of the show. It's like Battlegrounds without all the jank.

Best gaming mouse: Find your perfect match

We put a small herd of gaming mice through their paces so you can find the best mouse for your needs.

Into the Breach

This week in games: Walking Dead resurrected, Baldur's Gate 3 rumors, Into the Breach done quick

Plus: Microsoft reputedly close to buying Obsidian, Stories Untold studio No Code unveils its second game, and Star Citizen adds another trailer to the pile. This is gaming news for October 8 to 12.

Razer Naga Trinity

Razer Naga Trinity review: Three gaming mice in one

Razer's Naga Trinity finally makes the MMO mouse a little less niche by allowing you to swap in 12-button, 7-button, and 2-button side panels on-the-fly.

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's hidden Historical Locations map is stuffed with Ancient Greek lore

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey doesn't have an educational Discovery Tour mode yet, but there is history to discover—as long as you know which menu it's hidden under.

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The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice

We pick the best wireless headsets and the best overall headset for your PC gaming pleasure.

HP Omen Mindframe

Omen Mindframe headset review: HP nails the cooling, but the basics need work

The Omen Mindframe gaming headset makes its mark with thermoelectric cooling in the earcups. It works as advertised, but HP misses on some basics.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey review in progress: This ancient adventure breathes new life into the series

Assassin's Creed Odyssey fills its massive Ancient Greece world with things to do, places to see, and philosophers to chat up while shaking up the series' staid core.

Total War: Warhammer II

This week in games: Total War: Warhammer II adds undead pirates, Amazon's MMO leaks on Pornhub

Plus: Surviving Mars unveils its first expansion, Mike Morhaime departs Blizzard after 27 years, and Divinity developer Larian stars in an hour-long documentary. This is gaming news for October 1 to 5.

Logitech G305 and G603

Logitech G305 and G603 wireless mice review: A lifesaver for traveling gamers

Logitech's G305 and G603 give traveling gamers a choice of two wireless mice that are capable performers, easy to pack, and run on AA batteries.

shadow warrior 2

Grab Shadow Warrior 2 for free as part of GOG.com's 10th birthday celebrations

GOG is giving Shadow Warrior 2 for free, and you'll also find killer deals and compelling game bundles as part of the site's 10th anniversary blow-out.

The Crew 2

This week in games: The Xbox 360 controller's continued dominance, Ace Attorney on PC, and The Crew 2's free weekend

Plus Fallout 76 shows off its opening cinematic, Hitman 2 unveils its second mission, and an update on Telltale's woes. This is gaming news for September 24 to 28.