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The Corsair K63 compact mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Red switches is $20 off on Amazon.
"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.
The Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are a vendor-only rebrand to help PC makers sell more computers.
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.
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.
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.
GeForce drivers will no longer be Game Ready for 32-bit operating systems or older Fermi GPU hardware.
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.
The Razer Game Store builds atop Razer's zVault virtual currency to offer free games and Razer hardware to loyal customers.
Amazon and Newegg have hot deals G.Skill gaming peripherals that earned near-perfect PCWorld reviews.
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.
The HTC Vive Pro pushes VR forward, but at $800 for the headset alone it's likely to remain niche.
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.
Intel is showing off "Optane Inside" notebooks and desktops with a new "plus" brand, such as "Core i7+".
MSI's GS65 gets a bigger battery, faster CPU and gets "business friendly too."
Valve's Steam Machines were doomed from the start, and now they're slowly disappearing. But they left a lasting mark on PC gaming.