Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

Hayden writes about games for PCWorld and doubles as the resident Zork enthusiast.

Firmament

Myst developer Cyan returns to Kickstarter for new game Firmament

It's been about a year since Cyan teased its new project, Firmament, but it's finally headed to Kickstarter ahead of a planned 2020 release date. And contrary to last year's VR-only stance, there's a traditional PC release planned now as well.

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Bloody B975 review: The optical switches impress even if the 'edgy' aesthetic doesn't

Bloody's B975 makes a number of questionable aesthetic choices, but its LK Libra Orange optical switches might become your new favorite—provided you like a loud and clicky tactile switch.

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15 years later, Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 is finally happening

Paradox announced the long-awaited Vampire: The Masquerade – Bloodlines 2 at GDC 2019, set in Seattle.

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Your Steam library is getting a massive visual overhaul this summer

Valve revealed a new-look Steam library interface at its GDC 2019 panel.

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The Epic Games Store won't always push for exclusives 'at this scale'

At GDC 2019, Epic discussed planned improvements for its rookie game store, including cloud saves, user reviews, and scaling back its exclusives program.

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Obsidian's Outer Worlds and Remedy's Control lead a new wave of Epic Games Store exclusives

Those games spearhead a list of fourteen new Epic Games Stores exclusives, in addition to Quantic Dream's liberated PlayStation exclusives, as well as The Sinking City, Afterparty, and Ancestors: A Humankind Odyssey.

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Hands-on: The $399 Oculus Rift S kicks off the next gen of PC-based VR by appealing to the masses

The overhauled Oculus Rift S keeps pushing VR towards the mainstream by sticking to a wallet-friendly price and reasonable resolutions.

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Google's Stadia game-streaming service lets you play games anywhere, if your Internet can handle it

At GDC 2019, Google took the wraps off its hotly rumored Stadia game-streaming service and a companion controller. It looks pretty wild—and bandwidth intensive.

Logitech G935

Logitech G935 review: Slight upgrade to an old favorite

The G935 brings more bass presence and a more restrained design to Logitech's flagship headset, but some old flaws remain.

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This week in games: Borderlands 3 teased for PAX East, Dwarf Fortress is coming to Steam

The gaming news you need to know for March 11 to 15.

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GDC 2019: Why gamers should actually care about this year's Game Developers Conference

We usually don't make a huge deal out of the Game Developers Conference, but anticipated announcements from Google, Microsoft, Epic, Valve, and more ensure 2019's iteration is one to watch.

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Steam Link Anywhere lets you play your Steam library on the go

Long limited to local networks, the Steam Link app now lets you connect to a remote PC as long as your internet connection is strong enough.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to the PC—and Steam

It's been 15 years since Halo last graced the PC, but Microsoft's finally bringing (almost) the entire Master Chief saga over—and even more surprising, it's coming to Steam.

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Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ review: Back from the dead

Mad Catz and its famed R.A.T. mouse return from the ravages of bankruptcy. Is the new R.A.T. worthy of the name, or just a pretender? We went hands-on to find out.

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I’m ashamed it took me so long to try the Yakuza series

If you care about storytelling and world-building in video games, you owe it to yourself to give the Yakuza series a shot—especially now that they've started arriving on PC.