Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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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.

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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.

Logitech G Pro Mechanical Keyboard

Logitech's tenkeyless G Pro mechanical keyboard swipes the G810's straightforward style

Do you fit in the Venn Diagram overlap of Romer-G and tenkeyless fans? Then Logitech's G Pro mechanical keyboard fits your needs.

LG SteamVR headset

Hands-on: LG's SteamVR headset is a Vive clone with a high-res, flip-up screen

LG's SteamVR virtual reality headset largely sticks to the HTC Vive's formula.

ghost recon wildlands

Ghost Recon: Wildlands (PC) impressions: A beautiful, buggy world with no load screens

Ghost Recon: Wildlands offers a big, beautiful world with no load screens and low frame rates. We dig into the game's PC performance.

Overwatch - Orisa

This week in games: Overwatch adds a new robot-tank, Ubisoft offends Bolivia, and more

Plus: A new glimpse of the System Shock reboot, a truck full o' Paradox news, a look at totally-not-Borderlands-3, a Shadow of Mordor sequel, and more. This is gaming news for February 27 to March 3.

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Hands-on: The HTC Vive's new VR accessories make virtual reality even more immersive

The HTC Vive's Deluxe Audio Strap and wild Vive Tracker hardware could just make virtual reality easier to use—and even more immersive.

Oculus Touch

Oculus Rift price cut: VR headset, Oculus Touch controller costs each slashed by $100

"It's the equivalent of saying Touch is free," said Oculus's Jason Rubin. Sorry, anyone who purchased Touch within the last three months.

Yooka-Laylee

Yooka-Laylee preview: This cheerful platformer's like Banjo-Kazooie from a parallel universe

We spent two hours with Banjo-Kazooie's replacements, and came away both impressed and nostalgic for '90s mascot platformers.