Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

Follow me on Google+

Hayden writes about games for PCWorld and doubles as the resident Zork enthusiast.

State of Decay 2

State of Decay 2 review: A surprisingly addictive fight to survive zombies (and bugs)

State of Decay 2 is a satisfying take on the "What would you do if zombies attacked?" fantasy, but the technical issues are honestly scarier than the undead here.

Xbox Adaptive Controller

Microsoft's Xbox Adaptive Controller helps players with disabilities game more comfortably

The Xbox Adaptive Controller is a versatile device for people with limited mobility.

rage 2

Rage 2 gameplay trailer blends a Max Mad: Fury Road vibe with fast-paced action

After a Walmart leak and a series of Twitter teases, Bethesda revealed Rage 2 indeed exists.

Radical Heights

Cliff Bleszinski's Boss Key studio is closing, but Radical Heights servers will live for near future

Boss Key's battle royale game, Radical Heights, just launched last month in Early Access, but it wasn't enough to save the Lawbreakers studio from closure.

Bethesda - Big Ben tease

This week in games: E3 rumors start springing forth, EA doubles down on loot boxes

Plus: The Boston Red Sox's David Price is forced to stop playing Fortnite at the ballpark, the Rusty Lake series is putting out a film alongside its next game, and more. This is gaming news for May 7 to 11.

Corsair Obsidian 1000D

Corsair's Obsidian 1000D case is a luxurious dual-system monster with room for 18 fans

The Corsair Obsidian 1000D is a beast of a case capable of holding two PCs, 18 fans, and all the RGB you want to throw at it.

mixed reality headsets HMD

Microsoft Windows Mixed Reality review: Easy to set up, hard to use

Windows Mixed Reality headsets use impressive technology that make them easy to set up, but frustrating to use.

Destiny 2: Warmind

Destiny 2: Warmind review: A small expansion surrounded by bigger steps towards salvation

Bungie is making huge changes to Destiny 2's core experience, but the Warmind expansion itself feels small and rushed.

Two Point Hospital

Hands-on: Two Point Hospital brings Theme Hospital's spirit into the modern era

Two Point Hospital stays true to Theme Hospital's lighthearted feel.

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire review: A strong ship in shallow waters

Pillars of Eternity II: Deadfire starts strong, but an aimless middle section, lifeless world, and a multitude of bugs undercut its excellent main storyline and polished systems.

Star Wars: Episode I Racer

Star Wars: Episode I Racer roars back onto PCs and it's still one of the best racing games ever

19 years later, Star Wars: Episode I Racer is an exciting and fresh-feeling racing game with an almost unparalleled sense of speed.

Red Dead Redemption 2

This week in games: Red Dead Redemption 2 ignores PCs but Call of Juarez: Gunslinger is back

Plus: For Honor and Call of Duty: WWII are free for the weekend, BattleTech teases sped-up combat and more mech customization, and Steam adds Nintendo Switch Pro support. This is gaming news for April 30 to May 4.

State of Decay 2

State of Decay 2 finds the humanity in the zombie apocalypse

State of Decay 2 stands out from the horde of zombie games by focusing on mankind's survival—not just yours. But like the first game, it has some rough edges.

Kerbal Space Program - Making History

Kerbal Space Program's ho-hum first expansion is a great excuse to revisit a PC gaming paragon

Kerbal Space Program's Making History expansion is lackluster, but the game itself is one of the all-time PC greats.

valiant hearts2014 resized

This week in games: Dark Souls: Remastered discounts, Destiny 2 expands (again), and a new game from the creator of Valiant Hearts

Plus Valve acquires another developer, Pillars of Eternity II reveals its expansion plans ahead of launch, and Arma 3 and Day of Infamy are free-to-try this weekend. This is gaming news for April 23 to 27.