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Heaven's Vault - Early Build

Heaven's Vault preview: Translating long-lost alien languages is all about context

Heaven's Vault is a space archaeologist adventure that won't tell you if your lost language translations are wrong.

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Dell's selling our favorite budget gaming laptop with a GTX 1060 for an unheard-of price

Dell's Inspiron 15 7000 is our favorite budget gaming laptop with a GTX 1050 Ti for $900. This deal upgrades it to a GTX 1060—for $850!

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AMD vows 'freedom' for new Radeon brands amidst GeForce Partner Program controversy

The Asus Arez lineup won't be the only new Radeon-exclusive graphics card brand, AMD says.

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This certified refurbished HP Omen PC with a GTX 1060 is just $600 after a $300 discount

Amazon is selling a refurbished HP Omen 870 for just $600 today with a Core i5-7400, 8GB of RAM, GeForce GTX 1060, and a 1TB hard drive.

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The best VR games for HTC Vive and Oculus Rift

The best VR games for the HTC Vive and Oculus Rift aren't all games—some of them are jaw-dropping virtual reality experiences, too.

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This week in games: PUBG ransomware, Splinter Cell infiltrates Ghost Recon, SteamSpy ends

Plus: Worlds Adrift finally takes aim at Early Access, Warcraft III goes widescreen, Destiny 2 teases its second expansion, and CCP swears Project Nova is alive. This is gaming news for April 9 to 13.

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Corsair's compact K63 mechanical keyboard is made for gamers and only $60 today

The Corsair K63 compact mechanical keyboard with Cherry MX Red switches is $20 off on Amazon.

Apple Arcade Ep. 5: Rise of the Tomb Raider
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Rise of the Tomb Raider on 15" MacBook Pro (2017) and Mac Pro: Apple Arcade Ep. 5

We ran benchmarking and gameplay tests for the 2017 15-inch MacBook Pro with Touch Bar and the 2013 Mac Pro. You'll also find benchmarking results for the 2017 27-inch 5K iMac.

Assassin's Creed: Origins - The Curse of the Pharaohs

The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC for Assassin's Creed: Origins is Assassin's Creed at its best

"Egypt is under attack by mummies!" sounds like a bad setup, but Assassin's Creed: Origins Curse of the Pharaohs is a thoughtful, intriguing, and—above all—immensely creative expansion.

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AMD's Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are just RX 500-series GPUs with a new name

The Radeon RX 500X graphics cards are a vendor-only rebrand to help PC makers sell more computers.

Radical Heights

Hands-on: Radical Heights is a free battle royale game oozing '80s neon and early access bugs

Boss Key's Radical Heights is like Battlegrounds mixed with a video game adaptation of The Running Man, but the early access release feels like it's in pre-pre-pre-alpha state.

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Star Wars: Jedi Challenges review: Lightsaber-swinging, augmented reality fun

Bring iconic duels to life with a headset, your smartphone, and a motion controller.

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Every Myst game is being rereleased for its 25th anniversary, with a real Linking Book

Cyan's preparing to re-release all five Myst games (seven if you include Uru and realMyst) later this year, but backing through Kickstarter can also get you a "working" Linking Book and more.

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Star Wars gift guide: Top picks for fans who are tech geeks

PCWorld's Star Wars gift guide, is for people who are (or are shopping for) Star Wars fans who are also tech geeks. Our top picks range from droids to drones, from LEGOs to ugly sweaters, and even snow globes.

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Nvidia drops GeForce driver support for 32-bit operating systems, Fermi graphics cards

GeForce drivers will no longer be Game Ready for 32-bit operating systems or older Fermi GPU hardware.

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This week in games: Free copies of Crusader Kings II, Shadow of War removes loot boxes

Plus: Path of Exile becomes a battle royale game, Assassin's Creed: Origins adds cheat codes, Lawbreakers developer Boss Key teases a new project, Shaq Fu is resurrected, and more. This is gaming news for April 2 to 6.

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The Razer Game Store is a Steam alternative that gives you free games and PC hardware

The Razer Game Store builds atop Razer's zVault virtual currency to offer free games and Razer hardware to loyal customers.

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Boost your setup with big deals on near-perfect G.Skill gaming peripherals

Amazon and Newegg have hot deals G.Skill gaming peripherals that earned near-perfect PCWorld reviews.

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