Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

Anthem

Anthem hands-on preview: After 8 hours, I still can't tell if BioWare's Destiny rival is good or not

After an entire day of demo time, we're still not sure whether Anthem features the BioWare-caliber story you'd expect. It plays great, but why you're playing is still maddeningly unclear.

Total War: Three Kingdoms

Total War: Three Kingdoms preview: A complete overhaul of Creative Assembly's historical approach

Total War: Three Kingdoms is the biggest shakeup the history-centric side of the series has seen in years—though it's hard to know yet whether it will all come together.

Far Cry: New Dawn

Far Cry: New Dawn: Riskier mechanics, a less risky story, and a much better experience than Far Cry 5

Maybe it's time for Far Cry to stop with the self-serious numbered iterations and just go all-in with the gimmick games, because New Dawn is a much better time than Far Cry 5.

Resident Evil 2 (2019)

Resident Evil 2 (2019) review: This stunning remake revives a horror classic

Twenty years after its initial release Capcom's rebuilt Resident Evil 2 from scratch. More than just a fantastic remake, it's undoubtedly one of the year's best horror games.

Steam Logo

This week in games: Call of Duty's battle royale is free-to-try, Steam moved 15 exabytes of data in 2018

Plus: EA cancels yet another Star Wars game, Forza kills the Floss, and Mortal Kombat 11 gets the full reveal treatment. This is gaming news for January 14 to 18.

Metro Exodus

Metro Exodus hands-on: Patrolling the Caspian Sea almost makes you wish for nuclear winter

Our second hands-on demo with Metro Exodus takes us to summer at the Caspian Sea. It'd probably be nice, if it weren't for the mutant chameleon-men.

Turtle Beach Atlas One

Turtle Beach Atlas One review: This budget headset cuts too many corners on comfort

Turtle Beach's Atlas One sounds pretty good for an entry-level headset, but you'll find it difficult to appreciate when it's this uncomfortable.

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Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.

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.

Cooler Master CK552

Cooler Master CK552 review: A fantastic RGB-backlit budget keyboard

Cooler Master's CK552 has to make a few compromises to hit its entry-level price tag, but aside from the missing wrist rest it's a fantastic budget keyboard.

destiny 2 forsaken

This week in games: Bungie divorces Activision, Epic gives our favorite game of 2017 away for free

Plus: Paradox acquires Prison Architect, delays for Tropico and Dead or Alive, THQ scoops up Outcast, and more. This is gaming news for January 7 to 11.

razer nari ultimate

Razer HyperSense's vision for haptic-filled PC gaming shakes up the future of peripherals

Razer has big plans for its HyperSense haptic feedback system, envisioning a future where your mouse, wrist rest, headset, and chair all rumble as one.

The Division 2

An Epic defection? The Division 2 won't release on Steam

The Division 2 is due to release March 15 on Uplay and the Epic Games Store. Steam is nowhere to be found in this press release.

HTC Vive Cosmos

HTC reveals two new VR headsets, the untethered Vive Cosmos and gaze-tracking Vive Pro Eye

Only the HTC Vive Cosmos seems worth your attention, though.

Slightly Mad Studios -  Mad Box

What the ambitious Mad Box console implies about the future of gaming

Slightly Mad Studios, developer of Project CARS, says its newly announced Mad Box will be "the most powerful console ever built." That's hard to believe—but it might tell us something about next-gen consoles, at least.