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How Android TV will change the way you game

Look for the line that separates mobile gaming from console experiences to get even more blurry with the release of Android TV. We talked to game makers to find out why.

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The 41 best Oculus Rift virtual reality games, demos, and experiences

Cruise the solar system. Ride a rollercoaster. Try a Minecraft mod. If you've got a fancy Oculus VR headsets, these are the games and demos you want to play.

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The Wolf Among Us review: A gritty noir murder mystery, with fairy tales

You'll never look at the Big Bad Wolf and Snow White quite the same way again after playing The Wolf Among Us.

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Missing Pieces: EA says it innovates 'too much,' final Halo 3 easter egg found, and other must-know gaming news

The last Halo 3 Easter Egg, new games from Cliffy B and Gearbox, and EA says it innovates "too much"—this is your gaming news update for the week of July 7.

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Microsoft carves out room for Xbox amid productivity push

But how committed is Microsoft in the long-term, now that its focus has shifted?

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As a game console, Amazon's Fire TV fizzles

Now we feel bad picking on Ouya so hard, because even Amazon's vast resources and developer support haven't made the Fire TV a decent gaming machine.

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Oculus plans a developer conference to push VR apps

The VR firm promises news on upcoming technology as it starts shipping its latest developer kits.

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Kinect v2 gets a Windows launch date, $200 price tag

The Windows version of the second-generation Kinect hardware opened for preorders on the Microsoft Store over the weekend, with a higher-than-expected cost.

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Oculus halts sales in China to stop resellers from hawking development kits

The virtual reality company works to keep developer versions of its headset off the black market to ensure actual developers will be able to get one.

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Missing Pieces: Atari serves up Hashteroids at Denny's, Fallout gets blitzed, and more

This is your gaming news update for the week of June 30—Fox loves BioShock Infinite, Lindsay Lohan is upset she's relevant again, and Atari's serving up breakfast food at Denny's.

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Monster versus hunter game Evolve opens alpha test sign-ups, but act quick

You'd better act fast, though—Turtle Rock Studios hopes to have the alpha list finalized by July 5.

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Vastly improved second-gen Oculus Rift VR headset starts shipping to developers

It's still not the final consumer version, but a higher resolution and positional tracking make the Oculus Rift dev kit 2 far superior to the first version.

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Alert Bill Murray: Escape Dead Island is like Groundhog Day with zombies

The Dead Island franchise is branching out yet again, this time into a story-driven psychological horror game. We got our hands on a quick demo—details inside.

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Ouya console reveals $60 subscription for all-you-can-eat Android gaming

But you're too late if you want in on the action: The $60 Ouya All-Access Pass sold out within hours.

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Sniper Elite 3 review: Sniper sim sequel aims high, but still falls slightly off target

Sniper Elite 3 improves on its predecessor, but is still more of a bloody gimmick than a game.