Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

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

Observation review: Old science fiction meets New Weird in this 2001: A Space Odyssey homage

This week in games:  World of Warcraft Classic enters beta, another new Vampire: The Masquerade game

This week in games: World of Warcraft Classic enters beta, another new Vampire: The Masquerade game

Plus: Netflix is headed to E3, Metro details its dual expansions, and KFC gets politely told to sit down by Respawn. This is gaming news for May 13 to 17.

A Plague Tale: Innocence review: A grisly, story-driven journey through Medieval France

A Plague Tale: Innocence review: A grisly, story-driven journey through Medieval France

Survive the Black Plague, the Inquisition, and the Hundred Years' War in this relentless story-driven game that somehow got made in the era where nobody makes linear story-driven games.

The Epic Mega Sale tempts PC gamers with weekly freebies and $10 off any game over $15

The Epic Mega Sale tempts PC gamers with weekly freebies and $10 off any game over $15

And yes, they do mean any game—even unreleased ones like Borderlands 3, Control, and John Wick Hex.

Rage 2 PC impressions: Fun guns with keyboard controls you'll want to remap immediately

Rage 2 PC impressions: Fun guns with keyboard controls you'll want to remap immediately

Rage 2's first hours are surprisingly unmemorable for a game with such an over-the-top aesthetic.

Forager review: Mindlessly mining the minutes away

Forager review: Mindlessly mining the minutes away

There's not much substance in Forager, but sometimes you just want to mindlessly snack on tasty junk food—even if you feel slightly unfulfilled afterward.

Oddworld: Soulstorm revives the series by bringing back Abe and abandoning 20 years of expectations

Oddworld: Soulstorm revives the series by bringing back Abe and abandoning 20 years of expectations

Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee is getting a direct sequel for the second time—but unlike Abe's Exoddus, this one actually counts.

This week in games: John Wick tactics, a Blood remaster, and a survival-focused Ghost Recon

This week in games: John Wick tactics, a Blood remaster, and a survival-focused Ghost Recon

Plus: Randy Pitchford gets weird(er) on Twitter, the Final Fantasy VII remake finally resurfaces, and QuakeCon heads to Europe for the first time. This is gaming news for May 6 to 10.

The best free PC games
Updated

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.

The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice
Updated

The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice

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

This week in games: Razer is making a toaster, Sonic has human baby teeth

This week in games: Razer is making a toaster, Sonic has human baby teeth

Also: The Straight Outta Compton director is working on a Saints Row movie, Epic buys Psyonix, and more. This is gaming news for April 29 to May 3.

Yakuza Kiwami 2 review: The continuing story of Kazuma Kiryu in Kamurocho

Yakuza Kiwami 2 review: The continuing story of Kazuma Kiryu in Kamurocho

An engine upgrade helps offset some of Yakuza Kiwami 2's weaker aspects, making this another entertaining entry in the series, and another excellent PC port.

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