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A new Portal spinoff game is coming to Steam Deck

A new Portal spinoff game is coming to Steam Deck

Valve is releasing a new Portal spinoff title made to walk users through the basics of the Steam Deck.
Someone playing the Steam Deck.

What the Steam Deck does that your PC doesn’t

What the Steam Deck does that your PC doesn’t

If you've got a gaming PC already, what can the Steam Deck do that it can't? Several things, actually.
Two players using Steam Decks to play Stardew Valley.

How the Steam Deck dares to untether PC gaming from the PC

How the Steam Deck dares to untether PC gaming from the PC

The Steam Deck could prove that PC gaming has a future beyond just desktops and laptops.
Characters fighting on horseback in Elden Ring.

Elden Ring had a gigantic opening day on PC

Elden Ring had a gigantic opening day on PC

During its first day on Steam, Elden Ring peaked at over 700,000 concurrent players.
Factorio running on a Steam Deck.

3 reasons why the Steam Deck is the ultimate gaming handheld

3 reasons why the Steam Deck is the ultimate gaming handheld

With Steam Decks finally shipping, you might be tempted to throw your name in the queue. Here's why you should sign up for what could be the ultimate handheld.
Drake's treasure in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 1, week 12 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 1, week 12 quests and how to complete them

The latest batch of Fortnite challenges is here, and they're a little trickier than you might be used to. Here's how to complete the week 12 quests in Fortnite.
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Intel says Alder Lake laptops could offer a huge 70% boost

Intel says Alder Lake laptops could offer a huge 70% boost

Intel has announced the release of its 12th-gen laptop processors, set to release in March 2022. The switch to Alder Lake promises unprecedented performance.
Call of Duty character firing a gun at a tank.

Activision denies report about Call of Duty 2023 delay

Activision denies report about Call of Duty 2023 delay

Next year's mainline Call of Duty is delayed, leaving 2023 without an entry.
MSI Aegis RS 12 sitting on a table.

MSI Aegis RS 12 review: Cheaper than building your own

MSI Aegis RS 12 review: Cheaper than building your own

The MSI Aegis RS 12 is packed with the latest and greatest hardware, and it's cheap. There are a few build quality oversights you need to know about, though.
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Activision’s workplace scandal led to Microsoft acquisition

Activision’s workplace scandal led to Microsoft acquisition

Microsoft reportedly began its Activision Blizzard acquisition conversations days after misconduct reports regarding the latter.
Alienware Aurora R12 Gaming Desktop PC tower in front of a backdrop of a fantasy game scene of a castle on fire.

Best Presidents Day gaming PC deals 2022 — from $500

Best Presidents Day gaming PC deals 2022 — from $500

Save big on these great Presidents Day Gaming PC deals from some big name brands.
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PS5 vs. PC: Which should you buy in 2022?

PS5 vs. PC: Which should you buy in 2022?

The PS5 is a remarkable console, but does it hold up to PC? We've tested both extensively, and here's what we think.
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Powerful new Razer Blade laptops officially get a price hike

Powerful new Razer Blade laptops officially get a price hike

Pre-order pricing for the new Razer Blade laptop starts at $2,000.
Driving car into tree in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 1, week 11 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 1, week 11 quests and how to complete them

The newest batch of Fortnite challenges is live, this time for season 1, week 11. Here, we'll show you all the new quests with guides for completing them.
MSI Vigor GK71 Sonic keyboard on a gray background.

MSI Vigor GK71 Sonic keyboard review: Seldom bad, never great

MSI Vigor GK71 Sonic keyboard review: Seldom bad, never great

The MSI GK71 Sonic is a solid gaming keyboard, but a long list of quirks hold it back from being one of the best.
Elden Ring's hero shines a torch in a fleshy cave.

Want to play Elden Ring? Time to upgrade your CPU

Want to play Elden Ring? Time to upgrade your CPU

Elden Ring's PC requirements have been released and budget gamers might not like what they see.
The Land Between in Elden Ring.

Elden Ring’s PC specs aren’t as demanding as you expect

Elden Ring’s PC specs aren’t as demanding as you expect

Elden Ring will only take up 60GB worth of drive space at launch, though that's likely to change.
Vulkan in The Talos Principle.

Ditch DirectX: It’s time to start using Vulkan with PC games

Ditch DirectX: It’s time to start using Vulkan with PC games

Vulkan is driving higher performance and cross-platform games, but it has struggled to gain a foothold over DirectX. Here's why it's a better option.
A ship sailing to Trua in Lost Ark.

Lost Ark had a historic debut weekend on Steam

Lost Ark had a historic debut weekend on Steam

Lost Ark has hit a higher concurrent player peak than Counter-Strike: Global Offensive and Dota 2.
Player with handgun in Call of Duty: Warzone.

2022’s biggest video game reveals have been a bummer so far

2022’s biggest video game reveals have been a bummer so far

AAA studios are now revealing Call of Duty, Grand Theft Auto, and Star Wars games in the least-exciting way possible.
AMD RX 6500 XT stacked up against other graphics cards.

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT review: Not even worth list price

AMD Radeon RX 6500 XT review: Not even worth list price

The RX 6500 XT is beyond disappointing, and despite the fact that you can find models at or near list price, you shouldn't upgrade your GPU with this one.
A graphics card.

Best Buy’s GPU price gouging marks a worrying trend

Best Buy’s GPU price gouging marks a worrying trend

Best Buy restocked RTX 30-series graphics cards, but only for a select few who subscribe to a $200 per year membership program.
Flying through the air on a quad in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 1, week 10 quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: Season 1, week 10 quests and how to complete them

Getting through all the Fortnite season 1, week 10 challenges can be tricky, but we're here to help. These are all the new quests and how to complete them.
Alienware QD-OLED gaming monitor.

Price of first Alienware QD-OLED monitor may surprise you

Price of first Alienware QD-OLED monitor may surprise you

Alienware was announced the price and availability of the first QD-OLED gaming monitor, and it's less than you might think.
Alienware x14 gaming laptop with an Alienware logo.

You can now buy the Alienware x14, starting at $1,650

You can now buy the Alienware x14, starting at $1,650

The Alienware x14 is Dell's entry into the popular 14-inch gaming laptop space. It's now finally available for purchase.
The diamond stage in Fuser's Headliners update.

Fuser support winds down following Harmonix acqusition

Fuser support winds down following Harmonix acqusition

Fuser's final round of paid DLC will be available this year, and community streams are stopping entirely.
Corsair K70 RGB Pro keyboard.

Corsair K70 RGB Pro review: A classic that’s falling behind

Corsair K70 RGB Pro review: A classic that’s falling behind

The K70 RGB Pro is another great gaming keyboard in a long line established by Corsair. But in 2022, it feels too iterative to justify its high price.
Soldiers infiltrating building in Modern Warfare.

Activision Blizzard games will stay on PlayStation after all

Activision Blizzard games will stay on PlayStation after all

According to a blog post, Microsoft has committed to Sony that future games will be available on PlayStation beyond any current agreements
City by the sea in Anno 1800.

The best city-building games on PC

The best city-building games on PC

The best city-building games represent hundreds of hours of gameplay ranging from designing a modern metropolis to surviving the fallout of a volcanic winter.
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5 graphics settings you need to change in every PC game

5 graphics settings you need to change in every PC game

Graphics menus are only getting more complex. We rounded up five graphics settings you need to change so you can optimize any PC game, no matter your hardware.
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Lost Ark review: Amazon’s new MMO is worth the long haul

Lost Ark review: Amazon’s new MMO is worth the long haul

Lost Ark brings a lot of content that can be enjoyed without putting any money into the game.
Meta Quest 2 makes virtual reality affordable

The Meta Quest 2 VR headset is dominating Steam

The Meta Quest 2 VR headset is dominating Steam

Valve has finally updated their Steam hardware survey, and it looks like great news for Meta.
RTX 3090 installed inside a gaming PC.

4 stupid PC building mistakes I’ve made (and how to avoid them)

4 stupid PC building mistakes I’ve made (and how to avoid them)

It's easy to make mistakes when building a gaming PC. Here are some specific issues to avoid that you won't find in a list of common PC building problems.
The Foundation in Fortnite.

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: The Foundation quests and how to complete them

Fortnite chapter 3 guide: The Foundation quests and how to complete them

Completing The Foundation quests in Fortnite is a tricky process, but we're here to help. Here are all the new challenges with guides for each of them.