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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.

Assassin's Creed: Origins

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

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.

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AMD Radeon phases out the CrossFire brand as multi-GPU gets more complicated

Radeon is moving away from CrossFire branding for multiple-GPU support, but its spirit lives on.

Outlast

This week in games: Grab Outlast for free, Battleborn ends active development

Plus: Strategy game sales galore, Vampyr slips to 2018, Shadow of War goes live action, and Hayden continues indulging his Divinity: Original Sin 2 addiction.

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Radeon RX Vega graphics cards get 2-way multi-GPU support in Radeon Software 17.9.2

AMD's Radeon Software 17.9.2 adds multi-GPU support for Radeon RX Vega graphics cards.

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The Xbox One is getting the Xbox 1’s Duke controller (and Windows 10 too)

The infamously large Duke controller for the original Xbox has been reworked for modern devices courtesy of Hyperkin and is set to hit stores later this year.

The Evil Within 2

The Evil Within 2 hands-on preview: An artistic approach to horror, and vice versa

The Evil Within had some great ideas, but buried under a mountain of poor decisions. The sequel attempts to rectify matters, though it strays a bit from its survival horror roots in the process.

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Lego Boost review: Yup, tablet-connected Lego robots are as cool as they sound

One Lego Boost kit, five robots, and 60-plus in-app challenges add up to one happy family.

Forza Motorsport 7

Microsoft releases a Forza Motorsport 7 demo for Windows 10

Want to do some laps in Forza Motorsport 7 before committing (or not) to a Project Cars 2 purchase this week? Microsoft just gave you the keys.

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GoG's giving away Abe's Oddysee right now as part of its Big Deal Sale

Today you can get this classic for free on GoG.