Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

Townscaper

Townscaper impressions: Build picturesque fishing villages with no direction and no drama

Released in Early Access on Tuesday, Townscaper is a radical new "city" builder with no goals or objectives or limits. It merely asks you to build because you're passionate about building.

Steam Summer Sale

The Steam Summer Sale starts with deals on Borderlands 3, Assassin's Creed and more

Apparently it's summer outside? With no end to isolation in sight, pick up some games to keep you company for the next few months—on the cheap.

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Latest Cyberpunk 2077 footage shows off a 'braindance' and more of the prologue

The debut Night City Wire event was brief, but a new trailer and a glimpse of Cyberpunk 2077's detective mode-esque "braindance" system took top billing.

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The Oculus Go is dead, and virtual reality is better for it

The death of the entry-level Oculus Go headset on Tuesday was as unexpected as it was overdue, nailing shut the coffin that closed when Quest released last year. Farewell, and may nobody accidentally buy Go while looking for Quest again.

Marvel's Avengers (Crystal Dynamics)

New Marvel's Avengers gameplay tease shows Thor hammering robots, supervillian MODOK

The debut "War Table" stream showed off a new mission, new faces, and MODOK, but Crystal Dynamics's Avengers brawler still doesn't demo as well as you'd expect.

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Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.

HyperX Alloy Origins

HyperX Alloy Origins review: Same keyboard, new switches, new name

Another custom-built keyboard switch joins the fray. The HyperX Alloy Origins is near-identical to its Alloy FPS RGB sibling, but with HyperX's new Aqua and Red switches under the hood.

Steam Summer Game Festival

15 must-try demos from the Steam Summer Game Festival

With over 900 demos available, it can be hard to know where to start. Let us point you in the right direction.

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EA Play 2020: Star Wars: Squadrons gameplay, the return of Skate, and not much else

In a year without E3, EA's would-be E3 showcase didn't reveal much new. Still, we've got a deeper look at Star Wars: Squadrons gameplay and a handful of smaller games.

Baldur's Gate III

New Baldur's Gate III gameplay shows off the Underdark and a mushroom man

Larian's Swen Vincke takes us on a guided tour of the Underdark in Baldur's Gate III, showing off the new initiative system, overhauled dialog, and more.

Steam Summer Game Festival

The Steam Summer Game Festival brings E3 to your home with tons of free game demos

The Steam Summer Game Festival includes demos for Stronghold: Warlords, Desperados III, Inkle's new project Pendragon, the Destroy All Humans remake, Ghostrunner, and a lot more.

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Star Wars: Squadrons resurrects the spirit of yesteryear's X-Wing and TIE Fighter games

Star Wars: Squadrons will bring 5-on-5 space dogfighting to the PC on October 2—complete with virtual reality support.

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Future Games Show finishes off a big not-E3 day with more must-watch game reveals

The Future Games Show wrapped up a long day of not-E3 presentations with even more trailers and announcements. We've rounded up the most interesting game reveals inside.

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The PC Gaming Show 2020: These are the new games PC enthusiasts need to see

E3 may be cancelled this year, but the PC Gaming Show rolled on, showcasing over 50 games that make the PC the best platform around.

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Guerrilla Collective: Watch trailers for Baldur's Gate III, System Shock, Dwarf Fortress, and more

The Guerrilla Collective's showcase showed off dozens of games from indie developers including big hitters like System Shock and Baldur's Gate, along with plenty of interesting games you may not have heard of.