Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

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Watch the biggest reveals from E3 2019's PC Gaming Show

The PC Gaming Show returned to E3 2019, and as always, it shined a spotlight on the weird, wild variety of games that make the PC so special.

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Razer Respawn: A 'mental performance drink' for people who want to drink Razer's Kool-Aid

Hot on the heels of the RGB toaster, Razer's back with its new "Mental Performance Drink." It's definitely not an energy drink, but we mixed it with one just to see what would happen.

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Halo Reach on PC plays pretty much like you'd expect (and that's a good thing)

We got our first hands-on time with Halo Reach running on a PC at E3 2019, and came away pleased with 343i's PC port as it stands so far—though obviously the real test will come when it's out in the wild.

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Bethesda's E3 2019 showcase: Doom Eternal and surprise games steal the spotlight

Bethesda's fifth E3 event showcased the publisher's strong shooting roots, with Doom Eternal, Wolfenstein Youngblood, Fallout 76, Rage 2, and even the revival of Commander Keen.

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Microsoft's Xbox E3 2019 reveals: Watch all the major game announcements here

Microsoft came to E3 2019 ready to game, unveiling several blockbuster titles ranging from Halo to Cyberpunk 2077 to Elden Ring, a From Software/George R. R. Martin mash-up.

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Microsoft's next-gen Xbox 'Project Scarlett' console packs Ryzen, Radeon Navi, SSDs, and ray-tracing

Microsoft teased its next-gen 'Project Scarlett' console at Xbox's E3 2019 showcase, and it looks powerful. Here's what you need to know.

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Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC gives you a ton of great games for $10 per month

Microsoft's Xbox Game Pass for PC is cheaper than we expected, and the lineup is very long and surprisingly strong—especially if you love indie games.

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EA's Partners program teases more psuedo-indie games: RustHeart, Lost in Random, Sea of Solitude

At EA Play 2019, the publisher revealed RustHeart, Lost in Random, and new releases from Hazelight and Velan.

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Hands-on: Jedi: Fallen Order plays like Uncharted with lightsabers, but we haven't seen enough of it

After two Jedi: Fallen Order demos, one public and one behind-closed-doors, our thoughts boil down to "It looks okay."

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What to expect at E3 2019: Live stream info, games galore, and maybe a new Xbox?

These are the games we expect to see at E3 2019—and some more that we hope to see.

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Destiny 2 is coming to Steam and going free-to-play in September

Bungie and Activision are finalizing their divorce later this year, as Destiny 2 and its new Shadowkeep expansion abandon Battle.net for Steam.

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Google's play-anywhere Stadia game service gets a Founder's Edition bundle, pricing, and more

E3 starts early with Google's Stadia event, with announcements of Baldur's Gate III and a new Destiny 2 expansion, plus our first details on the convoluted Stadia Pro/Stadia Base pricing split and the early-access Founder's Edition.

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Baldur's Gate III is finally happening, 19 years later

Google's Stadia reveal kicked off with the long-awaited announcement of Baldur's Gate III, and get this: It's being made by Larian Studios.

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This week in games: Iron Maiden sues 3D Realms, Larian teases Baldur's Gate III

Plus Call of Duty ditches Zombies for 2019, our first footage of Halo Reach on PC, and GOG gives away copies of Obduction. This is gaming news for May 27 to 31.

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Microsoft's fantastic Xbox Game Pass subscription service is coming to the PC

It's dubbed "Xbox Game Pass for PC," a name almost as bad as Games for Windows Live, but with support from Bethesda, Paradox, Sega, and Deep Silver, it could be a great value for PC gamers.