Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

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This week in games: World of Warcraft Classic enters beta, another new Vampire: The Masquerade game

Plus: Netflix is headed to E3, Metro details its dual expansions, and KFC gets politely told to sit down by Respawn. This is gaming news for May 13 to 17.

A Plague Tale: Innocence

A Plague Tale: Innocence review: A grisly, story-driven journey through Medieval France

Survive the Black Plague, the Inquisition, and the Hundred Years' War in this relentless story-driven game that somehow got made in the era where nobody makes linear story-driven games.

Epic Mega Sale

The Epic Mega Sale tempts PC gamers with weekly freebies and $10 off any game over $15

And yes, they do mean any game—even unreleased ones like Borderlands 3, Control, and John Wick Hex.

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Rage 2 PC impressions: Fun guns with keyboard controls you'll want to remap immediately

Rage 2's first hours are surprisingly unmemorable for a game with such an over-the-top aesthetic.

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Forager review: Mindlessly mining the minutes away

There's not much substance in Forager, but sometimes you just want to mindlessly snack on tasty junk food—even if you feel slightly unfulfilled afterward.

Oddworld: Soulstorm

Oddworld: Soulstorm revives the series by bringing back Abe and abandoning 20 years of expectations

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is getting a direct sequel for the second time—but unlike Abe's Exoddus, this one actually counts.

Blood: Fresh Supply

This week in games: John Wick tactics, a Blood remaster, and a survival-focused Ghost Recon

Plus: Randy Pitchford gets weird(er) on Twitter, the Final Fantasy VII remake finally resurfaces, and QuakeCon heads to Europe for the first time. This is gaming news for May 6 to 10.

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The best free PC games

The best free PC games will give you a good time even if you don't have a dime to spare.

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Logitech G502 Lightspeed review: The iconic mouse meets Logitech's wireless Powerplay tech

After years of asking, the Logitech G502 finally ditches the cable and gets full Powerplay compatibility. It's pricey, but nothing short of spectacular.

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This week in games: Razer is making a toaster, Sonic has human baby teeth

Also: The Straight Outta Compton director is working on a Saints Row movie, Epic buys Psyonix, and more. This is gaming news for April 29 to May 3.

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Cooler Master MH752 review: The HyperX Cloud's stiffest competition is its own long-lost sibling

Cooler Master takes a cue from HyperX, rebranding a respected set of entry-level audiophile headphones as its new entry-level MH752 headset, with impressive results.

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Lenovo Legion Y740 review: A laptop built for the future has a few issues in the here and now

The Lenovo Legion Y740 is built for the future, with Nvidia's bleeding-edge RTX 2070 Max-Q and a 144Hz G-Sync display. But in the here and now, it struggles with lackluster performance in current games and abysmal battery life.

Yakuza Kiwami 2

Yakuza Kiwami 2 review: The continuing story of Kazuma Kiryu in Kamurocho

An engine upgrade helps offset some of Yakuza Kiwami 2's weaker aspects, making this another entertaining entry in the series, and another excellent PC port.

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Valve's $999 Index VR headset promises 'high-fidelity virtual reality' with revolutionary controls

Valve's Index VR headset is loaded with cutting-edge tech designed to appeal to virtual reality enthusiasts.

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Oculus Quest review: Virtual reality with no wires, no PC, no headaches, and no boundaries

Oculus Quest provides a room-scale VR experience without the need for a gaming PC—or wires at all. This is the first VR headset with a chance to win over the masses.