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Always Sometimes Monsters

Always Sometimes Monsters review: Always ambitious, sometimes tedious

Always Sometimes Monsters is one of the closest things we've ever had to an existentialist text in game form. But that doesn't mean it's fun.

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Amazing Spider-Man 2

Amazing Spider-Man 2 Review: Swinging nowhere

Every year or two they release a new Spider-Man game. Every year or two there's new cause for disappointment.

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New York Times Crossword app gets its appeal across (and down)

If you're a dedicated cruciverbalist, the latest update to the esteemed puzzle app makes it easier than ever to get your fix.

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

Don't want to buy a Wii U but need some kart racing in your life? Arma 3 is here to save the day. Plus, Star Citizen was delayed—again. This is game news you need to know for the week of May 26.

Metro Redux

Metro Redux hands-on: Nuclear winter has never looked so appealing

Deep Silver's releasing "Director's Cuts" of Metro 2033 and Metro: Last Light—perfect for those who haven't dipped into one of the best franchises the PC has to offer.

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You Should Play: Wayward Souls

With 16-bit graphics reminiscent of classic SNES-era Final Fantasy titles and a fairly intuitive set of touchscreen controls, Wayward Souls is a surprisingly fun and immensely challenging game.

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Free game alert: The PC version of Battlefield 3 is 'On the House' for one week

Yes, that's free as in beer, but you need to download it through EA's Origin gaming service.

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Staff Picks: Thomas Was Alone is an ode to artificial intelligence (and double jumps)

One of the PlayStation Vita's most delightful puzzle platformers has comes to the iPad, and it translates perfectly; its music, story, and gameplay combine to make it our latest staff pick.

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Duck Game

Wild duck-on-duck violence makes Duck Game the Ouya's new best game

It's been a while since Ouya owners have had a reason to dust off their microconsole. This tiny game about ducks shooting each other just gave them a reason.

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Valve delays Steam Controller and (presumably) Steam Machines until 2015

"Realistically, we're now looking at a release window of 2015."

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