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E3 2014: Hellraid's savage, meaty combat surpasses Skyrim's swordplay

Don't let the generic name turn you off: Hellraid resembles nothing more than a weightier, more violent version of Skyrim's fantasy-themed combat

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E3 2014: City-building meets castle-crashing in Stronghold: Crusader 2

You build castles and attack castles in Stronghold: Crusader 2—and shoot diseased lion corpses to spread illness among your foes.

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Crushing tanks! A full-size Batmobile! Life-sized monsters! The craziest sights of E3 2014

We hit the show floor at E3 2014, looking for unusual sights and sounds at the annual gaming expo. And we weren't disappointed.

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The top 11 things YOU want for the Xbox One

Microsoft has launched the Xbox Feedback site, providing a direct conduit from the fans to Microsoft's ear. Here are the top suggestions so far.

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Sony mixes hardware, game announcements at E3 2014

Contrasting sharply with Microsoft's game title heavy Xbox briefing, Sony kicked off its presentation with a new glacier white PlayStation 4 bundle which will be available in September.

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Sony's cute little PlayStation TV microconsole is coming to the U.S. for $99

It may be called PlayStation TV, but this itty-bitty console is all about playing games.

It's finally happening: Grand Theft Auto V coming to PC

It's real! The Internet whined and Rockstar listened!

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Sony's E3 2014 keynote: Setting the stage for a strong second year for the PlayStation 4

The PlayStation 4 is going to have a rocking sophomore year if the slew of hardware, PlayStation Plus, and exclusive game announcements are any indication.

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Meet Alienware's Alpha console, a Steam Machine without SteamOS (for now)

Even though Valve's SteamOS has been delayed, Alienware's Steam Machine hasn't. Here's all the details about Alienware's $550 Alpha console.

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Ubisoft's E3 lineup bets on familiar franchises, fitness, and fast cars

Sure, there was Assassin's Creed, The Division, and Just Dance—just like you expected. But nobody saw a new Rainbow's Six coming.

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EA's E3 2014 keynote: Big name games and bizarre prototypes abound

Battlefield. Dragon Age. The Sims. Star Wars. Madden. EA's E3 2014 keynote stuck to games with familiar names.

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Battlefield: Hardline beta opens today

You can test out EA's high-octane cops and robbers online shooter right now.

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Missing Pieces: Wrapping up the week's must-know gaming news

A ton of trailers this week—everything from The Witcher 3 to Mortal Kombat X—as we prepare for the E3 onslaught. This is gaming news for the week of June 2.

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Elite: Dangerous hands-on: In which a mineral oil salesman is accosted by space pirates

We take some time with the latest Elite: Dangerous update—10,000 new players, five star systems, and one complicated commodities market.

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E3 2014: What to expect when the game industry invades Los Angeles

The future of virtual reality, Steam Machines, and of course games, will play out next week at this mega-show.

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GOG.com releasing a Steam-like launcher client, except it's entirely optional

Chat, auto-updating games, cross-play and more await you with the upcoming GOG Galaxy launcher—but you don't have to use it if you don't want.

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