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Alien Isolation

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.

on pcworld.com

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Mojang on Minecraft: Pocket Edition's evolution into a mobile juggernaut

The developers of the LEGO-like smash discuss the bite-sized version's rise from an inauspicious start to phone and tablet glory.

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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.

on pcworld.com

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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."

on pcworld.com

Golem Arcana

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.

on pcworld.com

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The 16 best one-hand Android games for fun on the go

One hand occupied? Have a few minutes to kill? These are some great games you can easily play with one hand.

on greenbot.com

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Missing Pieces: A fish plays Pokemon, Mario Kart becomes Mercedes Kart, and more must-know games news

Plus a military dictatorship bans a dictatorship simulator and someone sues Sony over 1080p resolution—this is your must-know gaming news for the week of August 4.

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Hands-on: New Alienware 13 is Alienware's thinnest gaming laptop yet

The new Alienware 13 isn't quite as thin nor powerful as pricier gaming laptops like the Blade and the EVO15-S, but it's a big improvement over last year.

on pcworld.com

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You Should Play: Total War Battles: Shogun

Total War Battles: Shogun is a beautiful game, with exceptionally detailed units, fully realized 3D environments, and clean, intuitive interfaces.

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Twitch starts scanning for copyrighted audio, silences own videos for infringment

The game streaming giant also changed up the rules for archives, eliminating the ability to archive full-length streams for longer than sixty days.