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BioShock developer Irrational Games abruptly shuts down

Despite BioShock Infinite's critical acclaim and good sales, Ken Levine announced that Irrational is closing its doors and laying off all but fifteen people.

on pcworld.com

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PlayStation 4 sales hit 5.3 million before Japanese debut

Sony appears to be pulling ahead in the popularity horse race for next-generation gaming consoles.

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Harmonix's new game is a musical shooter. Seriously.

Harmonix talked to us about its new game at D.I.C.E. and it's about as far from Rock Band as anything could be.

on pcworld.com

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Flappy Bird clone wars: Apple and Google Strike Back

Flappy Bird may be gone, but the App Store and Google Play are replete with clones of the popular one-tap game.

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

Happy Valentine's Day! EA begs for your love with free Dungeon Keeper, Twitch.tv consumes its parent, and Flappy Bird lives...kind of.

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Meet Flappy Bert, Sesame Street's amazing Flappy Bird clone

Sesame Workshop offers its own take on Flappy Bird with Flappy Bert.

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Eyes-on with Oculus Rift's 'Crystal Cove' VR prototype and first launch game

EVE: Valkyrie is the first exclusive launch title for the Oculus Rift headset, and the improvements in the latest Rift prototype make it far more immersive than before.

on pcworld.com

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Forget Flappy Bird, you want to play Threes

In this week's Staff Picks column, learn why the iOS game Threes is associate editor Serenity Caldwell's new favorite time-sink.

on macworld.com

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Titanfall hands-on preview: Surprisingly deep robot-on-robot violence

More than a mere Call of Duty clone with robots, Titanfall mixes frenetic action with some surprisingly smart gameplay - and signups for beta testing are now open.

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One-hand, one-tap games you should have played instead of Flappy Bird

Flappy bird was awful. These games are not.