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Missing Pieces: Rock Simulator, Diablo III's auction houses die, and more games news

Somebody is making a game called Rock Simulator. No, seriously. Also, Oakland finally lifts an 80-year ban on pinball machines.

YouTube's (finally) adding 60fps video support, tip jar

The new YouTube additions are bound to make gamers grin from ear to ear.

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From Transistor to Titanfall: The 12 best PC games of 2014 (so far)

With the slow summer months stretching out ahead of us, it's time to look back on the best games released in the first half of 2014.

on pcworld.com

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You Should Play: Blek

Draw your own solution in this inventive touch-centric puzzler.

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Google Play Games plays catchup with cloud saves, quests, gamer profiles

Gamers will now be able to save their games to the cloud and pick up where they left off, using new tools developed by Google.

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War review: A war game to end all war games

Valiant Hearts: The Great War takes on the dark subject matter of World War I, and out comes one of the grimmest, most respectful war games ever made.

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Report: Google Play Games to add quest and level-up notifications, 'snapshots'

Android Police writes that the company will soon introduce "questing" abilities to the mobile games portal, among other features.

on greenbot.com

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Missing Pieces: Steam's Summer Sale, Titanfall goes free-to-play(ish), and more

Titanfall goes free-to-play for 48 hours, Dead Rising gets a release date and a movie deal, and the largest video game collection in the world is sold. This is gaming news for the week of June 16.

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You Should Play: Battleheart Legacy

Battleheart Legacy is that rare original title for iOS that is a great title in its own right, combining great writing, intuitive mechanics, and a deep world to become much more than the sum of its parts.

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The 20 best hidden deals buried in Steam's massive summer games sale

Browsing Steam's front page for the highlighted deals is only the beginning. We dig up the best deals on old favorites.

on pcworld.com