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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.

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E3 2014: What to expect when the game industry invades Los Angeles

The future of virtual reality, Steam Machines, and of course games, will play out next week at this mega-show.

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GOG.com releasing a Steam-like launcher client, except it's entirely optional

Chat, auto-updating games, cross-play and more await you with the upcoming GOG Galaxy launcher—but you don't have to use it if you don't want.

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Hello, world: Developer creates Apple Swift-based Flappy Bird clone in four hours

Swift isn't just Apple's new programming language, it's also further proof that Flappy Bird is the new 'Hello, world' for game development.

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A requiem for Sony's PSP, a gaming handheld that never lived up to its promise

Sony announced Tuesday it will stop manufacturing the PSP this year. We pay our respects.

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Homefront The Revolution preview: Overthrow American occupiers with open-world guerilla warfare

Crytek's Homefront sequel is already looking more intriguing than its inspiration.