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The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild evokes Morrowind's thrilling sense of discovery

People love The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild for encouraging players to explore its world instead of reducing everything to icons—and that's exactly why I loved The Elder Scrolls III: Morrowind years ago.


Amazon has a Raspberry Pi 3 retro gaming kit for $65

Right now, getting a fix of classic gaming is $10 cheaper.

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This week in games: A Duke Nukem movie, an Anthem delay, and Amnesia games for free

Plus Pillars of Eternity II and The Banner Saga 3 get release dates, and DICE teases a complete overhaul of Star Wars Battlefront II's multiplayer. This is gaming news for January 22 to 26.

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Code Vein hands-on preview: Sort of anime, sort of Dark Souls

We go hands-on with Code Vein a.k.a. "Dark Souls meets gloomy vampire anime," experiment with its lifesaving companion mechanics, and wield a sword taller than our main character. As you do.

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Save 80% On A Lifetime of Mailbird Pro Email Client For Windows ($14.99)

This tool integrates the apps and tools you already use to communicate, plan, and schedule your life all into one central interface so you don't have to keep hopping between different windows and screens.

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Final Cut Pro X review: A great prosumer video editor that some pros will like, too

Final Cut Pro X is an innovative, elegant, and unusual video editing program that's evolved to be more prosumer than professional, but it still offers a lot to independent creators of all types.

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Ring Floodlight Cam review: An excellent choice—if you’re living in Ring’s ecosystem

If you’re already using one of Ring’s doorbell cameras or spotlight cams, this porchlight replacement will be a great addition.


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Don't build a gaming PC right now. Buying one premade can save you hundreds of dollars

It's much cheaper to buy a premade gaming PC than building your own computer, thanks to surging memory and graphics card prices.

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Intel's plan to fix Meltdown in silicon raises more questions than answers

Intel told investors it will ship silicon that patches Spectre and Meltdown in hardware, while reporting record revenue for the fourth quarter of 2017. But Intel's statements leave us with more questions than answers.

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Best external drives for backup, storage, and portability

Whether you're looking for speed, capacity, portability, or all of the above, a USB external hard disk or SSD is a necessary complement to your desktop PC setup.

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Best power banks of 2018: The top USB portable chargers for your phone

These USB battery packs from Anker, Mophie, Tronsmart, and others will keep your Android or Apple phone charged while you're on the go.

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Best antivirus: Keep your Windows PC safe from spyware, Trojans, malware, and more

Your PC needs virus protection, full stop. No matter how careful you are, some threats can't be avoided without the aid of antivirus software. Our top picks will keep you protected.

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Best soundbars to improve your TV's audio

Find the best soundbar for music and movies and that's the perfect fit for your budget.


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How to automatically mute a website within Google Chrome, forever

Google's Chrome 64 browser allows you to permanently mute websites, as well as block some malicious ads. Here's how.

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Sea of Thieves beta: Come for the pirates, stay for the beautiful waves

We go hands on with the Sea of Thieves closed beta, get drunk, fight sharks, fight other pirates, die, get drunk, and generally cause a ruckus.