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Become an IT hero in PC Building Simulator's new esports expansion

Surprise! PC Building Simulator just received an esports expansion, but you don't play against other people. Instead, your sure hand will help lead an esports team to victory...or defeat.

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Chromebook perks now include Google's Stadia service

Google offers a number of hidden perks for Chromebook owners, including free games and apps. Right now, Stadia hardware and software is included.

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Hands on with the THX-powered Razer BlackShark V2 gaming headset

Razer announces the BlackShark V2, which includes a USB sound card with several audio enhancements designed for gaming and streaming.

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Logitech's G Pro X Lightspeed fixes the biggest problem with the best gaming headset

The Logitech G Pro X was the best gaming headset Logitech ever created—but it lacked wireless capabilities. The $200 Logitech G Pro X Lightspeed adds it, along with USB-C charging.

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Microsoft's Xbox Series X reveals: Halo: Infinite, Fable, Psychonauts 2, Obsidian's next RPG, more

Microsoft's Xbox games showcase brought the hits with looks at Halo: Infinite, Forza Motorsport, Psychonauts 2, and Obsidian's next RPG, Avowed.

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The Asus ROG Phone 3 and Lenovo Legion feel like the end of the Android gaming niche

The Asus ROG 3 and Lenovo Legion are loaded with every bell and whistle you could possibly cram into an Android phone, but who are they really for?

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Rocket League is going free to play and leaving Steam for the Epic Games Store

Rocket League's one of the funnest esports around, and this summer it's going free to play, with full cross-play support across platforms—but it's leaving Steam in the process. Well, kind of.

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Microsoft is discontinuing the Xbox One X

Microsoft is halting production of the Xbox One X and the Xbox One S Digital Edition in anticipation of the Xbox Series X launch this holiday.

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Intel teases 'something big' is coming September 2

Will Intel launch its Tiger Lake CPU and Xe GPU at the September event?

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Microsoft Flight Simulator takes off August 18 in three editions for PC

Microsoft said Monday that its photorealistic Flight Simulator reboot can be downloaded now before the game unlocks on August 18 in three digital editions. The game will be free for Microsoft Game Pass owners.

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Latest Radeon Software driver makes it easy to report bugs to AMD

If you run into an issue with your Radeon graphics card, a new bug report tool in Radeon Software makes it easy to let AMD know the specifics.

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Ubisoft extends Watch Dogs 2 giveaway after Uplay meltdown

Ubisoft promised a free copy of Watch Dogs 2 to anyone who logged into Uplay during the company's Ubisoft Forward event, but Uplay melted under the load. Ubisoft's still offering the game to fans.

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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.

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Nvidia bundles Death Stranding for PC with GeForce RTX graphics cards

Through the end of July, buying a GeForce RTX 20-series graphics card will get you a free Steam code for Hideo Kojima's Death Stranding as well.

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PCWorld's July Digital Magazine: The $1,001 Question

Enjoy the best of PCWorld.com in a curated Digital Magazine for Android, iOS, and your web browser.

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Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar adds a widget store and much-needed transparency controls

Microsoft has created a widget store to add functionality to Windows 10's Xbox Game Bar, including Destiny-specific widget. Even better, there are now transparency and click-through controls, too.

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'Significant and fundamental' Windows tweak sets the stage for GPU innovation

Windows 10's new hardware-accelerated GPU scheduling feature is "a significant and fundamental change to the driver model," Microsoft says, letting graphics chips control their memory more directly.

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Microsoft's Xbox Series S (code name Lockhart): What we know, what we expect

Microsoft is expected to announce a second, cheaper console to complement its Xbox Series X. Could this "Lockhart" console be called the Xbox Series S? Here's what we know about it so far.

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