Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld

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

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The best co-op PC games to play with your friends

Sure, you can play these co-op PC games alone, but they're way better with a buddy.

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Antlion ModMic Wireless review: One step closer to the ideal ModMic

Ditching the cable makes installing the headset-agnostic ModMic Wireless a cinch compared to its predecessors, though middling battery life and diminished audio quality are the necessary trade-offs.

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The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice

We pick the best wireless headsets and the best overall headset for your PC gaming pleasure.

HyperX Cloud Flight S

HyperX Cloud Flight S review: An improvement, even if Qi charging still fails to impress

New programmable buttons and a refined look elevate the Cloud Flight S over its predecessor, but the industry's continued love affair with slow and finicky Qi charging is baffling.

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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.

Razer Blade Stealth (2020)

Razer Blade Stealth (2020) review: A tiny gaming laptop with a big price

The 13-inch Razer Blade Stealth is both a fantastic work machine and a solid gaming machine—but it costs more than comparable models in both categories.

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Ubisoft Forward shows off Far Cry 6, Watch Dogs Legion, Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and Hyper Scape

Ubisoft stuck to the hits for its not-E3 event, revealing more details about Watch Dogs Legion, Far Cry 6, and Assassin's Creed Valhalla.

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Watch Dogs Legion hands-on preview: There's no other game like it

Our second hands-on with Watch Dogs Legion proves it will live or die by its play-as-any-character system—though its police state story feels pretty timely as well.

Assassin's Creed Valhalla

Assassin's Creed Valhalla hands-on preview: More natural, more serious, more vikings

We spent three hours with Assassin's Creed Valhalla, and dare we say it? It kind of reminds us of Assassin's Creed III.

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The best PC games of 2020 (so far)

Kentucky Route Zero, Assemble With Care, Desperados III, and yes, a new Half-Life game—we've put together our list of favorite PC games at the 2020's halfway mark.

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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.

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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.

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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.