Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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Dying Light: Bad Blood

Dying Light: Bad Blood is more 'battle' than 'battle royale,' but it’s still a ton of fun

Dying Light's standalone 'Bad Blood' six-person expansion is probably the weirdest battle royale spin-off so far, but it features the excellent parkour-and-melee combo that made Dying Light popular.

Far Cry 5

Far Cry 5 review: Rocket's red glare

Far Cry 5 offers a fun, vivid take on rural Americana, but doesn't dig into the questions its Montana setting raises.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2

This week in games: Elder Scrolls Online heads to Summerset, Modern Warfare 2 remaster rumors

Plus: Ubisoft shakes Vivendi, Epic releases Paragon's assets, and there's a new project in the works from the developers of What Remains of Edith Finch. This is gaming news for March 19 to 23.

Atari VCS (Prototype)

Hands-on: The Atari VCS is a nostalgic mini-PC shrouded in faux wood and mystery

The Atari VCS nails the look of the old-school Atari console, but most of its capabilities remain a secret.

Corsair Void Pro

Corsair Void Pro review: The best $100 wireless gaming headset

With an improved microphone, Corsair's wireless Void Pro is now an even better deal for its inexpensive $100 price tag—though this new iteration carries over many of its predecessor's flaws too.

HTC Vive Pro

HTC's next-gen Vive Pro gets a price, and the original Vive gets a $100 price cut

The Vive Pro finally has a price tag—but only the headset itself—and HTC is slashing the original HTC Vive's price.

Surviving Mars

Surviving Mars review: Spreading humanity to the stars isn't easy

Surviving Mars has a lot of interface annoyances and other small issues, but its blend of optimism and dread makes a compelling foundation for a city/colony builder.

Shadow of the Tomb Raider

This week in games: Shadow of the Tomb Raider confirmed, Witcher 3's Geralt joins Soulcalibur VI

Plus: Pillars of Eternity II is delayed a month, someone beat the Dark Souls trilogy without getting hit even once, and EVE players pay tribute to Stephen Hawking. This is gaming news for March 12 to 16.

Logitech G560

Logitech's G560 speakers expand your gaming boundaries with screen-synchronized RGB lights

Logitech's G560 speakers have RGB backlights that synchronize with your monitor's current colors.

Q.U.B.E. 2

Q.U.B.E. 2 review: A bigger sequel and a better sequel, but the novelty's long gone

Q.U.B.E., a.k.a. "The most Portalesque of Portal-style puzzle games" is back with a gorgeous and ambitious sequel—but maybe there's a reason the physics-puzzle subgenre disappeared.

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII

This week in games: The Division 2, Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII, Crash Bandicoot comes to PC, and Valve is "shipping games again"

Phew. It's like E3 came early this year. All that, plus a new game from the Observer developers, Prey teases an expansion, and Playdead partners with Realdoll for a really weird Inside collector's edition. This is gaming news for March 5 through 9.

bridge crew hero

The best co-op PC games to play with your friends

Sure, you can play these co-op PC games alone, but they're way better with a buddy.

Cougar Attack X3 (2018)

Cougar Attack X3 (2018) review: An RGB keyboard for under $100? Believe it.

At less than $100, the new Cougar Attack X3 (2018)—with full RGB backlighting and Cherry MX switches—is essentially a flagship keyboard at an entry-level price.


H1Z1, PUBG's battle royale predecessor, is going free-to-play today

H1Z1 turns to free-to-play with its numbers falling and rivals like PUBG and Fortnite taking over. But will it bring players back?

oculus rift

Oculus releases fix after temporarily breaking Rift VR headsets worldwide

Oculus Rift headsets everywhere stopped working on Wednesday. They can be fixed now, but it shouldn't have happened in the first place.