Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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elgato stream deck

Elgato's Stream Deck is a programmable LCD control center that makes game streaming easy

Elgato's Stream Deck integrates with OBS, Twitch, YouTube, and more so you can start streams, switch scenes, and even play dumb sound effects at the push of a button.

Rock Band VR

Rock Band VR review: Rock Band's roaring PC debut showcases Oculus Touch's potential

Rock Band VR drops you in the rhinestone boots of your favorite guitarists and puts the Oculus Touch controllers to a weird, but perfect, use.

Obduction

Obduction's new VR hand-tracking makes Myst's spiritual successor even more stunning

Obduction now allows you to pull levers, press buttons, and pick up objects with your very own hands with the HTC Vive and Oculus Touch.

Unavowed

How Wadjet Eye's Unavowed weaves modern design into a gritty point-and-click adventure

With Unavowed, Wadjet Eye's Dave Gilbert has managed to fold elements of Bioware's RPGs into a traditional point-and-click adventure—using Adventure Game Studio.

civilization vi

This week in games: Quake Champions, funky Mass Effect faces, and a Civilization VI demo

Plus: A collection of Capcom's licensed NES Disney titles, more free content for Planet Coaster, a Teslagrad follow-up, and more. This is gaming news for March 13 to 17.

Dead Rising 4

Dead Rising 4 finally hits Steam, ditching Windows 10 exclusivity

Dead Rising 4 finally lands on Steam and Windows 7, three months after debuting in the Windows Store.

Battlefield 1 - They Shall Not Pass

Battlefield 1: They Shall Not Pass's brutal new mode shines on Battlefield's grimmest map ever

Battlefield 1's They Shall Not Pass adds two great maps, two filler maps, the French, and the brilliant new Frontlines mode for a decent first expansion. The only real issue? Pricing.

Night in the Woods

Night in the Woods review: Small moments and Bruce Springsteen stuff

Night in the Woods is as much a coming-of-age story as it is one of America's lost manufacturing sector and small-town decline. Springsteen would be proud.

ps now pc

Exclusive no more: PlayStation 4 games are coming to the PC via PlayStation Now

As long as you have a robust internet connection you'll be able to stream PS4 exclusives to your PC—though the price is steep.

Ghost Recon: Wildlands

Ghost Recon: Wildlands review: 400 square kilometers of emptiness, but it sure is pretty

Ghost Recon: Wildlands is a technological marvel, but that's about it. The rest of Ubisoft's open-world shooter is a repetitive and mind-numbing jumble, particularly if you play on your own. Bring friends, or don't bother.

Quake Champions

This week in games: Quake Champions preps for closed beta, Mass Effect reveals Golden Worlds

Plus John Carmack levels his own lawsuit against ZeniMax, The Division reveals its second year of content, and Day of Infamy gets ready to leave Early Access. This is gaming news for March 6 through 10.

Middle Earth: Shadow of War

Middle-Earth: Shadow of War's unique Nemesis system makes battles even more personal

Take Shadow of Mordor's unique Nemesis System, apply it to literally everything you can think of, and you have the conceit for upcoming sequel Shadow of War.

Stellaris

Stellaris's Utopia expansion adds Dyson Spheres, ringworlds, and a transdimensional breach

With Utopia, Stellaris moves a step closer to being the all-encompassing sci-fi strategy game it has the potential to be—but at a steep price.

Alt.Ctrl vr controls

The carpet-treadmill zombie games and intimidating space submarines of GDC's Alt.Ctrl

The power of custom game controls steal the spotlight at GDC's Alt.Ctrl exhibit.

Razer zVault

Razer's zVault virtual currency for gamers is like a mash-up of bitcoin and Xbox Live Points

Razer hopes its zVault virtual currency becomes used by gamers across the Web.