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Gamers to Microsoft: We don't need no stinking ecosystem in our living room

While customers have bought into the increasingly blurred lines between the desktop, tablet, and mobile, Microsoft and its Xbox One console have quickly learned that the living room can be much more unforgiving.

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

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

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Behind the success of Temple Run

The mega-popular endless-runner franchise hits one billion downloads.

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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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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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Broadcast anywhere: A look at Twitch's move into mobile game streaming

What's it like to watch a live stream of someone else playing an iOS game?

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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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You Should Play: Thomas Was Alone

Little blocks, or complex characters with myriad neuroses? This game has more than what meets the eye.