Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

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This week in games: Katamari Damacy finally rolls onto PCs, Tencent's snowboarding battle royale

Plus: Alan Wake is headed to TVs, the Yakuza devs announce "courtroom thriller" Project Judge, and Ubisoft reveals an Assassin's Creed III remaster (for some reason). This is gaming news for September 10 to 14.

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Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's Exploration Mode isn't afraid of letting players get lost

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey includes an exploration mode that strips away most map markers and forces you to rely on directions and clues to find locations, instead.

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Shadow of the Tomb Raider review: An unsatisfying end to the reboot trilogy

Shadow of the Tomb Raider plays just as well as the other Tomb Raider reboots, but the story loses the plot.

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The Occupation preview: This real-time investigative thriller feels groundbreaking

You have four hours to solve The Occupation's mystery in an amazingly reactive world.

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Destiny 2: Forsaken impressions: The grind returns

Destiny 2's Forsaken expansion brings back some of the best aspects of the original Destiny and adds much, much more.

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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.

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This week in games: Battlefield V delayed, Streets of Rage gets another sequel nearly 25 years later

Plus Subnautica developer Unknown Worlds announces an arctic-themed expansion, Daybreak kills Just Survive, and Capcom resurrects Onimusha for modern hardware. This is gaming news for August 27 to 31.

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Turtle Beach Stealth 700 review: A rare wireless headset for the Xbox One Wireless Adapter

Turtle Beach's Stealth 700 is the first third-party device we've seen take advantage of Microsoft's Xbox One Wireless Adapter, and that's worth checking out even if the headset has a few issues.


Hands-on: GTFO blends Payday's ultra-hard team tactics with a horrific sense of inevitable doom

GTFO is a cooperative shooter where your crew is trapped underground with too few bullets, too many enemies, and only a vague sense where to go.

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Logitech's G502 HERO updates our favorite gaming mouse with even better hardware

The Logitech G502 HERO adds some modern niceties to our long-time favorite gaming mouse.

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Two Point Hospital review: A better Theme Hospital for the modern age

Dumb dad jokes wedded to an excellent management sim and builder game, Two Point Hospital is the rare spiritual successor that manages to not just honor its past but surpass it.

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Steel Division II preview: Massive real-time WWII battles get more strategic on the Eastern Front

Steel Division II moves to the Eastern Front and bolts a turn-based strategy layer onto the top of the original's enormous real-time battles.

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CD Projekt reveals 48 minutes of Cyberpunk 2077 gameplay

Cyberpunk 2077 is "the most impressive game demo we've ever seen," and now you can see it for yourself.


This week in games: Gabe Newell struggles with "triple kill" and BattleTech announces its first expansion

Plus Reigns gets a Game of Thrones-themed tie-in, Life is Strange 2 debuts its first real trailer, and Shenmue III announces the most tenuous of tenuous release dates. This is gaming news for August 20 to 24.