Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

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

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

Best gaming mouse: Find your perfect match
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Best gaming mouse: Find your perfect match

We put a small herd of gaming mice through their paces so you can find the best mouse for your needs.

This week in games: Bungie divorces Activision, Epic gives our favorite game of 2017 away for free

This week in games: Bungie divorces Activision, Epic gives our favorite game of 2017 away for free

Plus: Paradox acquires Prison Architect, delays for Tropico and Dead or Alive, THQ scoops up Outcast, and more. This is gaming news for January 7 to 11.

Razer HyperSense's vision for haptic-filled PC gaming shakes up the future of peripherals

Razer HyperSense's vision for haptic-filled PC gaming shakes up the future of peripherals

Razer has big plans for its HyperSense haptic feedback system, envisioning a future where your mouse, wrist rest, headset, and chair all rumble as one.

An Epic defection? The Division 2 won't release on Steam
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An Epic defection? The Division 2 won't release on Steam

The Division 2 is due to release March 15 on Uplay and the Epic Games Store. Steam is nowhere to be found in this press release.

HTC reveals two new VR headsets, the untethered Vive Cosmos and gaze-tracking Vive Pro Eye
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HTC reveals two new VR headsets, the untethered Vive Cosmos and gaze-tracking Vive Pro Eye

Only the HTC Vive Cosmos seems worth your attention, though.

What the ambitious Mad Box console implies about the future of gaming

What the ambitious Mad Box console implies about the future of gaming

Slightly Mad Studios, developer of Project CARS, says its newly announced Mad Box will be "the most powerful console ever built." That's hard to believe—but it might tell us something about next-gen consoles, at least.

This week in games: Super Meat Boy for free, Sega teases a Catherine port

This week in games: Super Meat Boy for free, Sega teases a Catherine port

Plus: Grand Theft Auto "pays homage" to Rocket League, Meditations gives you a free game every day of the year, and Fallout 76 breaks nukes. This is gaming news for December 31 to January 4.

The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice
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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.

15 new PC games we're excited for in 2019

15 new PC games we're excited for in 2019

2019's schedule is packed with games, from Metro Exodus to Anthem and more. We've gone ahead and rounded up fifteen of the most promising.

12 of the best indie PC games you might have missed in 2018

12 of the best indie PC games you might have missed in 2018

More video games released in 2018 than probably any year in history. Inside, you'll find a dozen you might have overlooked, from frog detectives to medieval graveyards to household chore simulators and more.

Razer Kraken Tournament Edition review: A messy but interesting refresh for Razer's no-frills headset line

Razer Kraken Tournament Edition review: A messy but interesting refresh for Razer's no-frills headset line

Razer's 2018 Kraken refresh combines a standard 3.5mm headset with a USB control box, giving it THX capabilities and nifty on-the-fly bass EQ. And hey, the earcups are cold now.

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