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Android winter games

Snow is for suckers: Play these winter sports games on Android

When it's too cold out for the real thing, there's always your phone.

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance

Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance review: An exhilarating blast of dumb

If laughter is the best medicine, then Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance could cure cancer.

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SteamOS beta updated to support BIOS-based PCs and dual-booting

Valve's quickly eliminating SteamOS's biggest technical headaches, though these early builds are still only for the brave.

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Alienware's sleek, sexy Steam Machine will be impossible to upgrade or customize

Is a man not entitled to upgrade his PC whenever? “No!” says the man at Alienware.

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Clumsy Ninja

Clumsy Ninja review: Who knew that becoming a ninja could be so...meh

Clumsy Ninja looks great and its animation is impressive, but when a game's most exciting part is when you change the color of you ninja's shinobi shōzoku, there's a problem.

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Microsoft paying YouTube personalities for positive Xbox One endorsements

The console wars heat up with a bit of friendly astroturfing: Microsoft secretly paid for YouTube games platform Machinima to produce positive Xbox One content.

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Broken Age Act One review: Kickstarter's darling is a charming, shallow half-game

Double Fine's ode to classic '90s adventure games is full of potential, but lacks the depth to make it a classic in its own right.

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Microsoft's Xbox One topped U.S. console sales in December

Microsoft's Xbox One outsold all others during the month of December, continuing its trend of outselling all other game consoles within the U.S.

The Room 2

The Room 2 review: Consummately crafted, spooky game for iPad puzzle fans

The Room 2 is the much-anticipated sequel to The Room, the splendid and mildly spooky iOS puzzle game that took the iPad by storm. Can The Room 2 recapture the magic (and gamers’ hearts)?

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Valve and Oculus team up for Virtual Reality supergroup

It could be the biggest supergroup hit since Asia debuted “Heat of the Moment”: Valve and OculusVR discussed their partnership at Steam Dev Days on Thursday.

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