Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

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The 18 biggest game reveals from Gamescom's first-ever keynote—including Kerbal Space Program 2

Is Gamescom the new E3? A flood of new game reveals were announced in a two-hour keynote hosted by Geoff Keighley.

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Google shows off Stadia streaming games: Cyberpunk 2077, Mortal Kombat 11, and more

Google revealed several more games coming to its Stadia game-streaming service at Gamescom 2019.

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Best gaming mice: Find your perfect match

We put a small herd of gaming mice through their paces so you can find the best mouse for your needs.

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Swiftpoint Z review: Would you spend $230 on a mouse?

The Swiftpoint Z's exorbitant price is hard to stomach no matter how many gimmicks are crammed in—and there are a lot of gimmicks here. Pressure-sensitive buttons, a gyroscope, and more.

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Logitech G Pro X review: The best headset Logitech's made yet

Logitech's new G Pro X looks great, sounds better, and even features a headset microphone that doesn't suck. If only it were wireless, as well.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall review: This space-faring 4X saga is dense but rewarding

Dinosaur-soldiers, character customization, and strong storytelling help Age of Wonders: Planetfall get over the early-game onboarding hurdles and micromanagement woes.

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This week in games: Crusader Kings II is as cheap as it will ever get, Destiny 2: Shadowkeep delayed

Plus: Control and Blair Witch put out spooky trailers, E. Honda comes to Street Fighter V, and there's another Garfield Kart because the world is a mess and we might as well accept it's not going to get better. This is gaming news for July 29 to August 2.

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The most exciting PC games still to come in 2019

These are the best upcoming PC games left on the 2019 release calendar.

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It's time: We need a unified RGB lighting standard

RGB lighting will never reach its full potential if hardware manufacturers continue to insist on proselytizing a dozen different SDKs, vying for inclusion on the year's hottest games to the exclusion of the competition. We need a standard.

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Tetris Effect review: So much more than Tetris

Tetris Effect wraps age-old ideas in a modern and meditative skin, a work of art that you just happen to interact with by stacking blocks and clearing rows.

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This week in games: Origin makes a PC with every modern console inside, Netflix's Witcher trailer

Plus: Destiny 2's annual Solstice of Heroes event will mark the debut of the Armor 2.0 system, Overwatch put out hero number 31, and more. This is gaming news for July 22 to 26.

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Wolfenstein: Youngblood review impressions: A fearless and flawed experiment

Health bars? In a Wolfenstein game? You'd better believe it. Youngblood is one hell of a departure for the series, though there's a lot to admire if you can get your head around it.

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Why July is a barren wasteland for new video games

We all know summer is the last remaining dry spot in the year's torrent of game releases, but why? The answer: It's Europe's fault, probably.

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This week in games: A Cities: Skylines com-poo-ter, a new story for PUBG, and a new Valve game

Plus: Netflix's Witcher adaptation continues to look uninspiring, Ubisoft details its upcoming subscription service, and more. This is gaming news for July 15 to 19.

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Audeze Mobius review: This gimmick-ridden headset doesn't need the gimmicks to sound great

Audeze's debut gaming headset, the Mobius, boasts sound quality that justifies its high sticker price—but it's undermined slightly by some first-time-out errors.