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How to stream PC games on Twitch

With OBS Studio, you can get started broadcasting your games on Twitch for the enjoyment of a public audience.

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Corsair's compact K63 mechanical keyboard is made for gamers and only $60 today

The Corsair K63 compact mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Red switches is $20 off on Amazon.

Assassin's Creed: Origins - The Curse of the Pharaohs

The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC for Assassin's Creed: Origins is Assassin's Creed at its best

"Egypt is under attack by mummies!" sounds like a bad setup, but Assassin's Creed: Origins Curse of the Pharaohs is a thoughtful, intriguing, and—above all—immensely creative expansion.

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AMD's Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are just RX 500-series GPUs with a new name

The Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are a vendor-only rebrand to help PC makers sell more computers.

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Hands-on: Radical Heights is a free battle royale game oozing '80s neon and early access bugs

Boss Key's Radical Heights is like Battlegrounds mixed with a video game adaptation of The Running Man, but the early access release feels like it's in pre-pre-pre-alpha state.

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Every Myst game is being rereleased for its 25th anniversary, with a real Linking Book

Cyan's preparing to re-release all five Myst games (seven if you include Uru and realMyst) later this year, but backing through Kickstarter can also get you a "working" Linking Book and more.

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Star Wars gift guide: Top picks for fans who are tech geeks

PCWorld's Star Wars gift guide, is for people who are (or are shopping for) Star Wars fans who are also tech geeks. Our top picks range from droids to drones, from LEGOs to ugly sweaters, and even snow globes.

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Nvidia drops GeForce driver support for 32-bit operating systems, Fermi graphics cards

GeForce drivers will no longer be Game Ready for 32-bit operating systems or older Fermi GPU hardware.

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This week in games: Free copies of Crusader Kings II, Shadow of War removes loot boxes

Plus: Path of Exile becomes a battle royale game, Assassin's Creed: Origins adds cheat codes, Lawbreakers developer Boss Key teases a new project, Shaq Fu is resurrected, and more. This is gaming news for April 2 to 6.

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The Razer Game Store is a Steam alternative that gives you free games and PC hardware

The Razer Game Store builds atop Razer's zVault virtual currency to offer free games and Razer hardware to loyal customers.

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Boost your setup with big deals on near-perfect G.Skill gaming peripherals

Amazon and Newegg have hot deals G.Skill gaming peripherals that earned near-perfect PCWorld reviews.

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Skyrim VR review: Staring down life-sized dragons is terrifying

Few other VR games rival Skyrim VR's epic scope and scale, but dated graphics and bolted-on VR interface issues are an arrow to the knee.

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HTC Vive Pro review

The HTC Vive Pro pushes VR forward, but at $800 for the headset alone it's likely to remain niche.

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The Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 pack 6-core Intel overclockable goodness

The Alienware 15 and Alienware 17 premium gaming laptops don't skimp, offering six-core Intel Core CPUs on all but one model, and discrete graphics up to a GeForce GTX 1080.

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Intel ushers responsive Optane memory into laptops with Core i5+, i7+, and i9+ brands

Intel is showing off "Optane Inside" notebooks and desktops with a new "plus" brand, such as "Core i7+".

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Hands-on with MSI's GS65

MSI's GS65 gets a bigger battery, faster CPU and gets "business friendly too."

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Steam Machines disappear from Steam's hardware tab, but their legacy lives on

Valve's Steam Machines were doomed from the start, and now they're slowly disappearing. But they left a lasting mark on PC gaming.