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The Full Nerd episode 33: Intel Core i7-8700K review, fall gaming preview, and loot boxes suck

In this episode of the Full Nerd, the gang chats about Intel's 6-core Core i7-8700K and this fall's lineup of PC games.

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Intel Coffee Lake Core i7-8700K reviewed, the fall PC gaming harvest is here! | The Full Nerd Ep. 33

Join the Full Nerd gang as they talk about the Core i7-8700K, Intel's 6-core Ryzen rival. Hayden Dingman than catches us up on the coming deluge of fall PC Games.

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This week in games: Nioh comes to PC, Star Wars Battlefront 2 open beta, Ubisoft's fart contest

Plus: 15 minutes of Psychonauts 2, Star Wars Battlefront II (2005) gets multiplayer support patched back in, and Overwatch starts decorating for Halloween. This is gaming news for October 2 through 6.

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HP Omen 17 (2017) review: You get a lot of gaming laptop for the money

An updated design fixes some flaws in last year’s Omen gaming laptop, but the real selling point is still its great value.

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Forza Motorsport 7 vs Project Cars 2 | Let's Play

Forza Motorsport 7 and Project Cars 2 are both excellent racing sims. Here's how the two games compare.

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Forza Motorsport 7 PC impressions: A solid lightweight racing sim sullied by loot boxes

Forza Motorsport 7 isn't the most exacting racing simulator around, but it's sim enough for me.

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HTC Vive buyers now get Fallout 4 VR for free

The HTC Vive is being bundled with Fallout 4 VR, one of 2017's biggest gaming exclusives.

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10 great PC games you may have missed in September

September was a busy month for new PC games. These are some of our favorites.

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Super Mario Run is available for $5 on the App Store and Google Play

Right now, Nintendo's popular mobile sidescroller is 50 percent off.

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Watch us build a SNES Classic RetroPie emulator console with Raspberry Pi

Who needs an SNES Classic? Join us as we build a Raspberry Pi 3-based emulator with all the same great looks as Nintendo's mini console—and even better features.

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This week in games: Call of Duty: WWII's open beta, Planet Coaster gets spooky

Plus: Dark Souls returns to Lordran, Lawbreakers free weekend, Fortnite's new battle royale mode, a new Red Dead Redemption 2 trailer, and more. This is gaming news for September 25 to 29.

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Assassin's Creed: Origins adds Discovery Tour mode focused on the history of Ptolemaic Egypt

Want a crash course in the history of Ptolemaic Egypt? Assassin's Creed's new Discovery Tour mode strips combat away to create a living museum, complete with guided tours.

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Atari's Ataribox console will run Linux and cost $250-$300, if it ever materializes

Details finally emerge on Atari's retro-styled living room PC, and it's basically just a cheap Steam Machine with AMD innards and a custom TV-friendly front end. Also, crowdfunding.

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Newegg is selling a 28-inch 4K FreeSync monitor for $260

The AOC U2879VF is available for a pretty good price right now.

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SNES Classic RetroPie emulator live build prep

The SNES Classic is likely going to be hard to find—so we decided to make our own mini version of Nintendo's 16-bit console. Join us as we build a Raspberry Pi 3 based RetroPie emulator with all the same great looks and even better features!

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Super Mario Run speeds toward massive update, price cut

Nintendo has announced that a new version of Super Mario Run coming this week will bring modes, levels, characters, and a price cut.

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Total War: Warhammer II review: Dinosaurs battle rat-men for the fate of the world

Pseudo-sequel Total War: Warhammer II is a more daring take on fantasy than its predecessor, but it's a less daring Total War game.

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Confirmed: Radeon RX Vega won't get 4-way multi-GPU support in games

AMD's new Radeon RX Vega graphics cards will max out at 2-way multi-GPU support in games, but not other tasks.