Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

Call of Duty: Black Ops IIII - Blackout

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 review impressions: Come for battle royale, stay for battle royale

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 has all the usual multiplayer options, and no singleplayer, but the new Blackout battle royale mode is the star of the show. It's like Battlegrounds without all the jank.

Into the Breach

This week in games: Walking Dead resurrected, Baldur's Gate 3 rumors, Into the Breach done quick

Plus: Microsoft reputedly close to buying Obsidian, Stories Untold studio No Code unveils its second game, and Star Citizen adds another trailer to the pile. This is gaming news for October 8 to 12.

Razer Naga Trinity

Razer Naga Trinity review: Three gaming mice in one

Razer's Naga Trinity finally makes the MMO mouse a little less niche by allowing you to swap in 12-button, 7-button, and 2-button side panels on-the-fly.

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's hidden Historical Locations map is stuffed with Ancient Greek lore

Assassin's Creed: Odyssey doesn't have an educational Discovery Tour mode yet, but there is history to discover—as long as you know which menu it's hidden under.

HP Omen Mindframe

Omen Mindframe headset review: HP nails the cooling, but the basics need work

The Omen Mindframe gaming headset makes its mark with thermoelectric cooling in the earcups. It works as advertised, but HP misses on some basics.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey

Assassin's Creed Odyssey review in progress: This ancient adventure breathes new life into the series

Assassin's Creed Odyssey fills its massive Ancient Greece world with things to do, places to see, and philosophers to chat up while shaking up the series' staid core.

Total War: Warhammer II

This week in games: Total War: Warhammer II adds undead pirates, Amazon's MMO leaks on Pornhub

Plus: Surviving Mars unveils its first expansion, Mike Morhaime departs Blizzard after 27 years, and Divinity developer Larian stars in an hour-long documentary. This is gaming news for October 1 to 5.

Logitech G305 and G603

Logitech G305 and G603 wireless mice review: A lifesaver for traveling gamers

Logitech's G305 and G603 give traveling gamers a choice of two wireless mice that are capable performers, easy to pack, and run on AA batteries.

shadow warrior 2

Grab Shadow Warrior 2 for free as part of GOG.com's 10th birthday celebrations

GOG is giving Shadow Warrior 2 for free, and you'll also find killer deals and compelling game bundles as part of the site's 10th anniversary blow-out.

The Crew 2

This week in games: The Xbox 360 controller's continued dominance, Ace Attorney on PC, and The Crew 2's free weekend

Plus Fallout 76 shows off its opening cinematic, Hitman 2 unveils its second mission, and an update on Telltale's woes. This is gaming news for September 24 to 28.

PCWorld on Twitch

PCWorld is streaming Forza Horizon 4 on Twitch!

Join Adam and Dan as they play the Forza Horizon 4 maxed out on a Maingear F131

Antlion Modmic 5

Antlion ModMic 5 review: The best headset mic you can get, but is it worth it?

Antlion's ModMic 5 is the audiophile's alternative to a headset, by allowing you to add a studio-quality mic to your high-end headphones.

Razer Nari Ultimate

Razer Nari Ultimate review: This haptics-enabled gaming headset lets you literally feel the groove

Incredibly comfortable and aided by cooling gel in the ear cups, the Razer Nari Ultimate is a haptics-enabled headset that doesn't feel like a one-off gimmick.

Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest impressions: This no-hassle wireless VR headset could be a breakout hit

The Oculus Quest offers true standalone wireless VR, complete with handtracking that actually works. Most of the time.

oculus quest action

The $399 Oculus Quest is a premium VR headset with no wires—and no PC required

The $399 Oculus Connect VR headset will break free of PCs this spring.