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Saints Row: Gat Out of Hell preview: This game has an armchair that fires rockets

No, really. It does. This Saints Row IV expansion takes the series to new depths -- and new heights, thanks to Johnny Gat's demon wings.

Lichdom

Lichdom review: A masterful magic system hobbled by ho-hum gameplay

Lichdom is the first game to really get magic right. Unfortunately it does so at the cost of most everything else.

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Missing pieces: Wasteland 2's release date, how to go hands-on with Civ: Beyond Earth, and more must-know games news

Plus Firaxis hosts its own Civilization-based conference, World of WarCraft gets a discount, and Super Meat Boy Forever.

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Metro Redux review: The definitive way to play Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light

Deep Silver has released "Director's Cut" versions of both Metro games, but should you jump in? Our impressions (and plenty of screenshots) inside.

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Missing Pieces: Metal Gear Solid on PC, new Rollercoaster Tycoon, and more gaming news

It's time for Solid Snake to get on Mr. Bones Wild Ride. Plus the PS4 reigns supreme again, Michel Ancel is back, and other gaming news for the week of August 11.

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14 games that feel like school

These games teach you stuff, some of it even kind of useful. At least, that’s what you should tell people.

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New World of Warcraft expansion, Warlords of Draenor, gets release date

Coming up on ten years old, World of Warcraft gets its fifth expansion. Blizzard also showed off the game's first (gorgeous) cinematic on Thursday.

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Unreal Tournament

You can play Epic's new Unreal Tournament for free, right now

Get your frag on with this pre-pre-pre-pre-pre-pre alpha build of the new Unreal Tournament.

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Alien Isolation

Alien Isolation hands-on: In space no one can hear you get frustrated

Alien: Isolation has the potential to be the year's best horror game and the world's best Alien game, but only by brute force.

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Risen 3

Risen 3 review: Menial labor drags down this pirate adventure

Risen 3 is like opening a bag of chips, only to find that 90 percent of it is full of air instead of chips. And then eating those chips anyway because you're hungry.

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Sierra lives: King's Quest reboot on the way

Plus...Geometry Wars? Once thought dead, Sierra's back in a new role: Activision's "indie incubator."

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Alienware Alpha, the not-a-Steam-Machine gaming rig, is available for preorder today

Plus: We get a look at the Alpha's console-like user interface, which allows you to run the whole system without ever seeing Windows 8.1.

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Golem Arcana

Golem Arcana combines the charm of a board game with the ease of a video game

Harebrained Schemes (Shadowrun) explores the future of digitally-enhanced board games with Golem Arcana—but it'll cost you.

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Fish Plays Pokemon

Missing Pieces: A fish plays Pokemon, Mario Kart becomes Mercedes Kart, and more must-know games news

Plus a military dictatorship bans a dictatorship simulator and someone sues Sony over 1080p resolution—this is your must-know gaming news for the week of August 4.

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Hands-on: New Alienware 13 is Alienware's thinnest gaming laptop yet

The new Alienware 13 isn't quite as thin nor powerful as pricier gaming laptops like the Blade and the EVO15-S, but it's a big improvement over last year.

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