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How to keep gaming when graphics cards cost so much

Virtually all graphics cards are selling for twice their suggested price—when you can find them—thanks to voracious coin miners. Here's how to keep gaming during these dystopian times.

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Ion Maiden preview: An excellent '90s-style shooter with modern twists

It only takes one game to fix your reputation, and Ion Maiden might be that game for 3D Realms. Created in Duke Nukem 3D's Build Engine, it's an excellent late '90s shooter with a modern twist.

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Ion Maiden let's play

Ion Maiden is an excellent late '90s shooter with a modern twist.

Into the Breach

Into the Breach review: Chess meets Starship Troopers in brilliant, bite-sized battles

Into the Breach, by the creators of FTL, is an excellent puzzle game masquerading as a turn-based tactics game. Short, sweet, and satisfying.

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Into The Breach let's play

Into the Breach is like mechs meet bug aliens meet battle chess.

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This week in games: Battlefield returns to WWII, 3D Realms' retro shooter channels Duke Nukem

Plus: Vermintide II, Battletech, and Heaven's Vault all debut new trailers, the ESRB takes less-than-zero action on loot boxes, and David Lynch teaches typing. This is gaming news for February 26 to March 2.

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Far Cry 5 hands-on preview: Cultists, crossbows, and a trained bear named Cheeseburger

Far Cry 5 brings the series' familiar gameplay to Montana's mountains, but our preview avoided hard-hitting cultural commentary.

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Best gaming laptops: Know what to look for and which models rate highest

Which gaming laptop should you buy? From size, to performance, to budget, to features, this buyer's guide will help you find the right gaming laptop for your needs.


Cyan reveals Firmament, a steampunk adventure by the creators of Myst and Obduction

Firmament features heavy mechanical airlocks, shiny metal doodads, ruined machinery, handles to pull—yeah, it's a Cyan game for sure.

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Where the Water Tastes Like Wine review: Finding truths through myth and legend

Where the Water Tastes Like Wine offers a fascinating deconstruction of America through the myths, folklore, and scraps of history we tell each other—if you can stand its slow pace.

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Amazon's got an LG 34-inch curved G-Sync monitor for $150 off

The LG 34UC89G-B is a 34-inch curved 2560x1080 display with G-Sync on sale at Amazon for $600.

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Assassin's Creed: Origins's Discovery Tour mode shows how great educational games could be

Assassin's Creed: Origins's new Discovery Tour lets you explore the game's stunning recreation of ancient Egypt at your leisure, with history lessons woven in. Hopefully it's more than a one-off experiment.

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This week in games: Final Fantasy XV adds Half-Life's star, Blizzard hosts a Warcraft III tourney

Plus: Overwatch has puppies play Capture the Flag, CD Projekt and Dark Horse debate selling Geralt's bathtub figurine, and the Papers Please movie preps for release this weekend. This is gaming news for February 19 to 23.


Massive EA Origin game sale slashes prices on Battlefield, Star Wars, Mass Effect, and more

EA Origin and Amazon are running a sale on games like Battlefield 1, Mirror's Edge Catalyst, and Star Wars Battlefront II.

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10 great PC games that recovered from disastrous launches

These PC games got off to rough starts, but evolved into something great thanks to post-launch updates

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Origin EON17-X review: This monster gaming laptop challenges high-end desktop PCs

The Origin PC EON17-X is a monster of a gaming laptop with overclocked desktop-class hardware.

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Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service feels like playing on a high-end gaming PC

Nvidia's GeForce Now cloud gaming service achieves the impossible: It feels as smooth as using a local gaming PC.