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Octodad: Dadliest Catch review: Octopi and suits don't mix, and that's the point

Octodad is a great gimmick that takes itself too seriously. But at least the theme song is amazing!

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Flappy Bird creator says he's removing the game from app stores tomorrow

Creator Dong Nguyen takes to Twitter, says "I cannot take this anymore."

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Don't pay more for holiday shipping than you did for the presents

Here are holiday shipping deadlines that you need to meet -- to save money or to save your neck when you wait too long to get a present on the move.

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Don’t waste Black Friday pining for Cyber Monday

Cyber Monday is an awkward solution to a shopping problem that no longer exists.

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Blizzard announces new World of Warcraft expansion and more at BlizzCon 2013

Diablo III gets an expansion, Heroes of the Storm gets an open beta, and Blizzard gets Blink-182. This is BlizzCon 2013.

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Amazon announces ten-dollar increase to free-shipping minimum

Amazon’s free shipping minimum went up Tuesday from $25 to $35 -- the first price increase in over a decade -- in an apparent play to boost Amazon Prime subscribers.

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Myst studio Cyan announces first substantial gaming project in nearly a decade

It’s been a long wait for Myst fans, but developer Cyan launched a Kickstarter Thursday for Obduction -- the company's new sci-fi adventure game that will be heavy on exploration.

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Slideshow: Highlights from Apple's debut of the iPhone 5s, iPhone 5c

Apple Tuesday showed off two new iPhones: the top-tier iPhone 5s and the colorful, entry-level iPhone 5c. Let's take a look.

Review: Papers, Please brings your Eastern Bloc border-crossing nightmares to life

Lucas Pope's one-man effort Papers, Please turns Soviet-era bureaucracy into a game, putting you in the role of a hapless border official. Though it seems like a crazy premise, it's one of the standout titles of 2013.

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Steam's gargantuan summer game sale starts; prepare to empty your wallet

Here are our tips for making it through the much-anticipated 2013 Steam Summer Getaway games sale.

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Review: Walking Dead: 400 Days will make you sad, but not sad enough

Walking Dead: 400 Days, the “season-spanning” piece of downloadable content for last year's critically-acclaimed game from Telltale Games, is a phenomenal piece of work that's ultimately too short and unfocused to live up to the original.

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Droolworthy modern tech with retro design

Technology evolves, but maybe sometimes it shouldn't. These combinations of classic design and modern technology produce beautiful products that you probably can't afford. But looking is free.

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