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'Andromeda' may be the biggest, boldest, and best Mass Effect yet

'Mass Effect: Andromeda' looks be the best role-playing experience in the series, and that’s saying something.
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'Celeste' will join the future Nintendo Switch lineup

Nintendo's Switch event included a look at more 30 games coming to the upcoming platform. Highlights include 'Super Mario Odyssey,' and 'Splatoon 2,' not to mention the next entry in the Zelda franchise.
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Here’s where you can try the Nintendo Switch for yourself

If you're undecided on the Switch, or just want to see what all the fuss is about, here's all the places where you can try Nintendo's latest console, from Nintendo-sponsored events to in-store kiosks.
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‘For Honor’ dueling guide: How to be the last hero standing

The dueling mode in 'For Honor' exclusively involves the game's intuitive battle system, but engaging in one-on-one battles is more challenging than it may seem. Here are nine tips and tricks to up your chances in these duels to the death.
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‘For Honor’ Beginner’s Guide: Best practices for becoming a melee master

'For Honor' is more complicated than your traditional hack-and-slash game. From the title's tricky controls to its rock-paper-scissors-style combat, there's much to learn. Thankfully, these tips and tricks should help you master "The Art of…
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The 20 best PlayStation 4 games you can buy right now

Out of the massive crop of available PlayStation titles, we've selected a few of our favorites. These games will satiate your itchy trigger finger, tickle your funny bone, and maybe even coax out a tear or two.
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‘Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite’ — News, rumors, and everything we know

When 'Marvel vs. Capcom Infinite' releases later this year, bringing revamped mechanics, an origin story, and more. Here's everything we know so far, from the characters to the incorporation of the Infinity Stones.
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12 games to play instead of watching the Super Bowl halftime show

The Super Bowl halftime show isn't for everyone, and if you want to kill some time before the second half begins, check out these games. Included are several local multiplayer titles, as well as a few mobile games.
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‘Resident Evil 7’ wears its horror influences on its torn, bloody sleeves 3:13

It’s incredible that 'Resident Evil 7' turned out as good as it did, and it owes much of its success to ideas honed by its contemporaries.
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Winter got you down? These hot February games should warm your spirits

February will bring a possible must-play game each week. Leading off with 'Nioh' and 'For Honor,' and ending with the much anticipated 'Horizon Zero Dawn,' the month is packed full of big releases. Plus, the return of Halo Wars!
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Our absolute favorite HTC Vive games

So you’re considering an HTC Vive, but don't know which games you should pick up on SteamVR? Check out these 10 titles, whether you're into rhythm-based gaming, interstellar dogfights, or something else entirely.
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These 12 Oculus Rift games are the best way to experience virtual reality

Jumping into virtual reality for the first time with the Oculus Rift? We've rounded up a few of our favorite titles -- whether you're into platforming, puzzles, or virtual dogfights -- available through the Oculus Store.
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35 games we’re looking forward to in 2017 2:37

Now that we’re past 2016, this year looks to be brimming with interesting new concepts and sequels designed to broaden beloved franchises. Here’s what we’re most excited for in 2017.
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Here are the 10 games from 2016 that you should still play in 2017

Many games live and die in a single calendar year, but some beg to be played well into the following year. From landmark franchises to indie sleepers, here are 10 games you should spend some additional time with in 2017.
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Seal out the world and dial in your skills with the best gaming headsets

Whether you’re playing from your couch, or getting up close and personal with your PC monitor, a gaming headset has become a necessity for video game players of any level. Sure, having a boomin’ sound system can help immerse you into…
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These Xbox One games will look better on your HDR TV

The recently-released Xbox One S and the upcoming "Project Scorpio" both support high-dynamic range, or HDR. Here is every game confirmed to support the new technology, including both current and upcoming titles.
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The best free-to-play games you can try right now

Believe it or not, free-to-play games have evolved into engaging, enjoyable experiences. Here are a few of our favorites that you can play right now, including 'Warframe' and the ever-so-popular 'League of Legends.'
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Our 20 favorite Xbox One games that you can play right now

The Xbox One is finally coming into its own nearly three years after its initial debut. Check out some of our favorite titles for the next-gen console, from Capcom's take on the Middle Earth to the latest installment in the 'Doom'…
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How to make everything you need to build an awesome base in ‘No Man’s Sky’

Building a proper base in 'No Man's Sky' requires a huge amount of crafting, and scores of exotic elements. Here's where to find everything you'll need to unlock all available upgrades and build the best base possible.
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How to build the perfect budget gaming PC

Looking to build your way into PC gaming greatness? We've got a solid build that leverages the latest hardware from Intel and Nvidia to power your way through modern games at 1080p -- all for under $500.
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Kick off your streaming career with our complete guide to Twitch broadcasting

Streaming games on Twitch for the first time can be daunting to say the least, but with a few simple steps, it's remarkably easy to do. Here's how to do so using a PC, Mac, Xbox One, or PlayStation 4 console.
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Where can you find a Nintendo 3DS this holiday season? Here are some tips

The Nintendo 3DS has been around for more than half a decade, but it's almost impossible to find in stores and online right now. Here's where to look, especially if you're willing to go to a retail location.
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The number of physical game releases is actually up in 2016

Though the industry has been moving to a more digitally-focused future, physical game releases were actually up in 2016. The change is mostly attributed to PlayStation VR and special editions of previously digital games.
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Explore new and different gaming worlds with 15 of the best indie games

These days, some of the best video games are made by independent studios. Here our 15 of our favorite indie titles, whether you prefer grueling dungeon crawlers or otherworldly, meditative adventures.
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Can’t get your Skooma fix? Try these ‘Skyrim’ mods instead

'Skyrim: Special Edition' features several updates that improve gameplay and graphics, but no game is perfect. Check out our list of the best -- and coolest -- mods you can install to better personalize your adventure.
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Leave your opponents in awe of your skillz with the best gaming mice

If you want to rise above the competition, you need the best tools you can get your hands on. We've scoured the internet for the best gaming mice in every category, whether you're left-handed, or working with a tight budget.
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Mario, Zelda, and more Mario: The best games for Wii U

The Wii U has had some of the most interesting games of this console generation, even if it never found a wide audience. Here are our picks for the system's best titles, whether you like building your own levels or fighting demons in style.
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One game console is better than the rest, and we're not afraid to say it

Both the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft Xbox One have received updates over the last few months, but the improvements haven’t changed our verdict on the best gaming console.
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The NES Classic is sold out, but these emulators do the same thing for free

Just because a game is old and completely outdated doesn't mean that it's no longer fun. Here are the best emulators around, so you can tap into new and retro titles without having to find the right console.
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Frag at Starbucks (or anywhere you want) with these potent gaming laptops

Gaming desktops are powerful, but they tie you down to your desk. We've round up some sleek, powerful alternatives that can play your favorite titles at high detail without breaking a sweat.