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Destiny 2 is coming to Steam and going free-to-play in September

Bungie and Activision are finalizing their divorce later this year, as Destiny 2 and its new Shadowkeep expansion abandon Battle.net for Steam.

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Google's play-anywhere Stadia game service gets a Founder's Edition bundle, pricing, and more

E3 starts early with Google's Stadia event, with announcements of Baldur's Gate III and a new Destiny 2 expansion, plus our first details on the convoluted Stadia Pro/Stadia Base pricing split and the early-access Founder's Edition.

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Baldur's Gate III is finally happening, 19 years later

Google's Stadia reveal kicked off with the long-awaited announcement of Baldur's Gate III, and get this: It's being made by Larian Studios.

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MSI GS65 Stealth Thin Review: This thin gaming laptop features 9th-gen Core and GTX 1660 Ti

Can MSI's beloved GS65 Stealth Thin 9SD still stand out in a crowd of "me too" thin gaming laptops?

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Microsoft readies a renamed Xbox Console Companion app for Xbox management on Windows

Microsoft is informing users that it's renaming its Xbox app for Windows 10 as the "Xbox Console Companion," in preparation for new features to be announced at E3.

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AMD and Samsung partner up to bring Radeon graphics to mobile devices

Your next Galaxy phone might rock Radeon graphics inside, after AMD and Samsung's newly announced partnership.

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This week in games: Iron Maiden sues 3D Realms, Larian teases Baldur's Gate III

Plus Call of Duty ditches Zombies for 2019, our first footage of Halo Reach on PC, and GOG gives away copies of Obduction. This is gaming news for May 27 to 31.

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Microsoft's fantastic Xbox Game Pass subscription service is coming to the PC

It's dubbed "Xbox Game Pass for PC," a name almost as bad as Games for Windows Live, but with support from Bethesda, Paradox, Sega, and Deep Silver, it could be a great value for PC gamers.

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Every future Xbox game Microsoft makes for PC will launch on Steam, too

"As the creators of Windows, we have a unique responsibility to ensure we’re investing in experiences that benefit players everywhere," says Microsoft's Phil Spencer.

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Nvidia's G-Sync Compatible validation flunks over 94% of FreeSync monitors. Here's why

Nvidia said 28 FreeSync panels meet its G-Sync Compatible requirements, while 475 failed validation.

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Microsoft's Pro Intellimouse for gaming puts a sassy taillight on an otherwise sober design

Microsoft has begun selling the Pro Intellimouse mouse with report rates up to 1,000 times per second. But it comes with an odd throwback USB 2.0 interface, too.

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Nvidia's RTX Studio laptops pair fierce hardware with dedicated drivers for content creators

Nvidia's new RTX Studio laptops ship with everything a content creator needs to start making videos or games.

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Intel reveals the beastly Core i9-9900KS, likely its fastest gaming chip (for real)

Intel announces the Core i9-990KS, which will vie for the crown of best gaming processor with its ability to scale to 5GHz across all cores.

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This week in games: Sims 4 for free, a Just Cause film, and Frostbite's hairy tech demo

Plus: Telltale's catalog start to disappear from storefronts, George R. R. Martin reportedly working on From Software's next game, and more. This is gaming news for May 20 to 24.

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Nvidia says something 'super' is coming...

Nvidia begins building hype around a mysterious new product.

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The Playdate gaming handheld is a Game Boy-Model T mashup by Firewatch publisher Panic

Mac and iOS app maker Panic has announced a new handheld video-game system called Playdate that has a black-and-white screen and a crank.

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Acer's latest laptops go all-AMD with Ryzen and Radeon inside

Acer drops AMD's 2nd-gen Ryzen 7 CPUs into the Nitro 5 gaming laptop and Swift 3 ultrabook.

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This week in games: World of Warcraft Classic enters beta, another new Vampire: The Masquerade game

Plus: Netflix is headed to E3, Metro details its dual expansions, and KFC gets politely told to sit down by Respawn. This is gaming news for May 13 to 17.

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Minecraft Earth busts out of the box as a Pokemon Go-inspired mobile AR game

Microsoft has announced Minecraft Earth, a new AR game for iPhones and Android phones that will be in limited beta this summer.

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The Epic Mega Sale tempts PC gamers with weekly freebies and $10 off any game over $15

And yes, they do mean any game—even unreleased ones like Borderlands 3, Control, and John Wick Hex.

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