Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

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

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

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

The best PC games of 2020 (so far)

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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.

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

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...

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

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.

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

15 must-try demos from the 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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