How to stream Sony’s E3 press conference and what you might see

Sony's last E3 conference hit with the force of an meteor strike, but can the company keep the momentum going? Here is how to watch this year's press conference, and some games and announcements that are likely to make an…

How to watch the 2016 Bethesda E3 conference

In 2015, Bethesda thrilled the gaming community when they demoed Fallout 4 and Doom. This year, the company is expected to do so again with the forthcoming Dishonored 2, as well as a few surprises. Here's how to watch the press conference…

Want a PC gamepad, but don't like the Xbox controller? Here's how to use a PS3 controller instead

Properly connecting a PlayStation 3 controller to a PC is no easy task, especially when you opt for third-party peripherals, but it's not impossible. Our guide will help you through the process, step by step.
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How to watch Microsoft’s Xbox keynote at E3, and what to expect

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