Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

Blood: Fresh Supply

This week in games: John Wick tactics, a Blood remaster, and a survival-focused Ghost Recon

Plus: Randy Pitchford gets weird(er) on Twitter, the Final Fantasy VII remake finally resurfaces, and QuakeCon heads to Europe for the first time. This is gaming news for May 6 to 10.

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The best free PC games

The best free PC games will give you a good time even if you don't have a dime to spare.

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Logitech G502 Lightspeed review: The iconic mouse meets Logitech's wireless Powerplay tech

After years of asking, the Logitech G502 finally ditches the cable and gets full Powerplay compatibility. It's pricey, but nothing short of spectacular.

Razer Toaster - Project Breadwinner

This week in games: Razer is making a toaster, Sonic has human baby teeth

Also: The Straight Outta Compton director is working on a Saints Row movie, Epic buys Psyonix, and more. This is gaming news for April 29 to May 3.

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Cooler Master MH752 review: The HyperX Cloud's stiffest competition is its own long-lost sibling

Cooler Master takes a cue from HyperX, rebranding a respected set of entry-level audiophile headphones as its new entry-level MH752 headset, with impressive results.

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Lenovo Legion Y740 review: A laptop built for the future has a few issues in the here and now

The Lenovo Legion Y740 is built for the future, with Nvidia's bleeding-edge RTX 2070 Max-Q and a 144Hz G-Sync display. But in the here and now, it struggles with lackluster performance in current games and abysmal battery life.

Yakuza Kiwami 2

Yakuza Kiwami 2 review: The continuing story of Kazuma Kiryu in Kamurocho

An engine upgrade helps offset some of Yakuza Kiwami 2's weaker aspects, making this another entertaining entry in the series, and another excellent PC port.

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Valve's $999 Index VR headset promises 'high-fidelity virtual reality' with revolutionary controls

Valve's Index VR headset is loaded with cutting-edge tech designed to appeal to virtual reality enthusiasts.

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Oculus Rift S review: The second generation of PC-based virtual reality comes with caveats

The Oculus Rift S improves upon its predecessor in certain key aspects, but most of the "upgrades" feel like a lateral move—especially when released alongside the more daring Oculus Quest.

Oculus Quest

Oculus Quest review: Virtual reality with no wires, no PC, no headaches, and no boundaries

Oculus Quest provides a room-scale VR experience without the need for a gaming PC—or wires at all. This is the first VR headset with a chance to win over the masses.

Imperator: Rome

Imperator: Rome review: I conquered, I conquered, I conquered

Paradox's take on Roman history has potential, but its most interesting systems are painfully bare-bones at initial release, begging to be expanded on in future expansions.

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This week in games: A first look at Vampire: The Masquerade 2 (sort-of) and Overwatch's new script editor

Plus details on Fortnite-induced crunch, and Josh Sawyer reminisces about Chris Avellone's old Fallout-themed tabletop campaign. This is gaming news for April 22 to 26.

Razer BlackWidow Elite

Razer BlackWidow Elite review: Finally, Razer's flagship keyboard gets media controls

It took far longer than it should have, but at long last the BlackWidow has reached parity with its high-priced competition.

Mortal Kombat 11

Mortal Kombat 11 review: Great fighting, bad port, ugly monetization

Mortal Kombat 11 is an excellent end to this story arc and a smart fighting game, marred by performance issues and a never-ending grind for unlocks.

Assassin's Creed: Unity

This week in games: Lego Star Wars returns, Ubisoft gives away Assassin's Creed: Unity after Notre Dame fire

Plus a remake of cult classic shooter XIII, details on Netflix's upcoming Witcher series, a Mortal Kombat launch trailer, and more. This is gaming news for April 15 to 19.