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PlayStation Network back online after massive denial of service attack

The group that claimed responsibility for the PlayStation DDoS attack also diverted the flight of a Sony executive with a fake bomb scare.

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DeLorean tries to predict your next move, could reduce lag in online gaming

Microsoft researchers develop a technology that can mask up to 250 milliseconds of network latency when playing cloud-based games.

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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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Reddit is ready for the big screen, thanks to new Xbox One app

Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb of Xbox says that the ReddX app is the first Reddit offering built exclusively for a console.

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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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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 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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As PlayStation 4 passes 10 million sales, Sony touts 'virtual couch'

PS4's Stream Play feature will let users remotely grab the controller from their friends.

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Microsoft goes big on Kinect-less Xbox One bundles for the fall

Microsoft has three new bundles coming for Xbox fans around the world and the biggest common feature between them is they all lack a Kinect motion camera.

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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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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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