Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

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

Obsidian's Outer Worlds and Remedy's Control lead a new wave of Epic Games Store exclusives

Hands-on: The $399 Oculus Rift S kicks off the next gen of PC-based VR by appealing to the masses

Hands-on: The $399 Oculus Rift S kicks off the next gen of PC-based VR by appealing to the masses

The overhauled Oculus Rift S keeps pushing VR towards the mainstream by sticking to a wallet-friendly price and reasonable resolutions.

Google's Stadia game-streaming service lets you play games anywhere, if your Internet can handle it

Google's Stadia game-streaming service lets you play games anywhere, if your Internet can handle it

At GDC 2019, Google took the wraps off its hotly rumored Stadia game-streaming service and a companion controller. It looks pretty wild—and bandwidth intensive.

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.

This week in games: Borderlands 3 teased for PAX East, Dwarf Fortress is coming to Steam

This week in games: Borderlands 3 teased for PAX East, Dwarf Fortress is coming to Steam

The gaming news you need to know for March 11 to 15.

GDC 2019: Why gamers should actually care about this year's Game Developers Conference

GDC 2019: Why gamers should actually care about this year's Game Developers Conference

We usually don't make a huge deal out of the Game Developers Conference, but anticipated announcements from Google, Microsoft, Epic, Valve, and more ensure 2019's iteration is one to watch.

Steam Link Anywhere lets you play your Steam library on the go

Steam Link Anywhere lets you play your Steam library on the go

Long limited to local networks, the Steam Link app now lets you connect to a remote PC as long as your internet connection is strong enough.

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to the PC—and Steam

Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to the PC—and Steam

It's been 15 years since Halo last graced the PC, but Microsoft's finally bringing (almost) the entire Master Chief saga over—and even more surprising, it's coming to Steam.

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.

I’m ashamed it took me so long to try the Yakuza series

I’m ashamed it took me so long to try the Yakuza series

If you care about storytelling and world-building in video games, you owe it to yourself to give the Yakuza series a shot—especially now that they've started arriving on PC.

This week in games: Diablo rises from the dead on GOG, Dead or Alive's $93 season pass, Halo on PC?

This week in games: Diablo rises from the dead on GOG, Dead or Alive's $93 season pass, Halo on PC?

Plus: Our first look at the nightmarish Sonic the Hedgehog movie, Creative Assembly confirms three unannounced games in the works, and more. This is gaming news for March 4 to 8.

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