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The best graphics cards for PC gaming

These are the best graphics cards that PC gamers can buy today from Nvidia GeForce and AMD Radeon.

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Apple Arcade could rock on Apple TV 4K with better optimization

The Apple TV 4K may deliver similar performance as the Nintendo Switch on paper, but it’s hardly as impressive in practice.

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Apple Arcade is the best part of iOS 13. Now Apple needs to open it up

The stellar service shines a light on just how bad mobile gaming has gotten, but exclusivity is holding it back.

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I played 53 Apple Arcade titles and enjoyed almost every one

Apple Arcade makes a solid first impression, but it has the potential to be much, much more.

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Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's educational Discovery Tour mode is here at last, and better than before

Make Pythagoras mash grapes or learn about Thermopylae from historian Herodotus in Assassin's Creed: Odyssey's version of the Discovery Tour spin-off mode. It's back for a second go-round, and much improved.

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Gears 5 review: War has changed

Gears 5 still feels like a series in need of an identity, but a more charismatic lead and experiments with open-world structure hold promise for the future—even if they don't quite pay off now.

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The 5 best new iOS games of August 2019

Just in time for Labor Day weekend, Dead Cells, Telling Lies, and other gems have made their way to the iPhone and iPad.

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Man of Medan review: Five friends, a haunted ship, and plenty of ways to die

If you've ever watched a horror film and thought "Why are you doing that?" then Man of Medan is your chance to prove you could do better—though launch-day woes provide a different kind of fright.

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WoW Classic is a step back in time—and a step back for World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft Classic splits the MMO into two different games, and so shatters its unique sense of history and community.

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Control review: So good, you might finally stop asking for Alan Wake 2

Control is the culmination of Remedy's entire oeuvre to-date, pairing a top-tier action game with a dense story about the Federal Bureau of Control and the unexplainable horrors locked within. Oh, and there's finally a worthwhile...

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Hands-on with Wasteland 3: A simplified but still satisfying glimpse of the post-apocalypse

Wasteland 3's backer demo is light on the stuff we care about, a.k.a. the dialogue. It looks beautiful though, and there are some smart quality-of-life changes to admire.

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Best gaming mice: 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.

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The 5 Mac games you need to play from June and July 2019

Borderlands 2 gets a new expansion, and we've got a great new fighting game, too.

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Age of Wonders: Planetfall review: This space-faring 4X saga is dense but rewarding

Dinosaur-soldiers, character customization, and strong storytelling help Age of Wonders: Planetfall get over the early-game onboarding hurdles and micromanagement woes.

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The 5 iPhone and iPad games you need to play from July 2019

Apple’s ‘Texas Hold’em’ came back, and Nintendo revived Dr. Mario.

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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These long PC games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

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Sky: Children of the Light is a stunning reminder that we need more controller support in iOS games

Sky is an unforgettable game, but too often the controls (and your thumbs) get in the way of the experience.

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iOS 13: How to pair a PS4 DualShock 4 controller with your iPhone or iPad

iOS 13 finally lets you use game controllers you likely already have in your home.

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