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Building virtual PCs in PC Building Simulator

PC Building Simulator says it teaches you how to build your own computer. Is it true? PCWorld's PC gurus put it to the test.

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Facebook live videos take aim at Twitch with streaming software, hardware support

Facebook's new streaming software and hardware support for personal live videos is a shot across Twitch's bow, but Twitch shouldn't sweat it.

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50% off Watch Dogs 2 by Ubisoft, for Xbox One - Deal Alert

Explore the birthplace of the tech revolution as Marcus Holloway, a brilliant young hacker who has fallen victim to ctOS 2.0's predictive algorithms and accused of a crime he did not commit.

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How to monitor your kids' Nintendo Switch gaming habits with your iPhone

Nintendo's parental controls app goes above and beyond with on-the-go perks.

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50% off Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration For PlayStation 4 - Deal Alert

Includes over 50 hours of gameplay, and all-new content created to celebrate 20 years of the iconic Lara Croft. And for the first time in franchise history, players can explore the world through Lara’s eyes with the game's VR support.

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7% off Corsair STRAFE RGB Mechanical Gaming Backlit Multicolor Keyboard - Deal Alert

Corsair Gaming takes the power of Cherry MX German engineering one step further. Cherry MX Red switches have the responsiveness you need for perfectly executing double and triple taps, and there’s no audible click or tactile “bump.”

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HBO brought its best shows to life at SXSW with an awesome escape room

Fans of Game of Thrones, Silicon Valley, and Veep were delighted by HBO’s clever SXSW installation.

Experience HBO’s escape rooms at SXSW 2017

Escape from Veep, Silicon Valley, and Game of Thrones in the HBO Experience at South by Southwest. They aren't easy!

The Gatorade Experience at SXSW 2017

Jimmy Conrad channels his inner athlete at the Gatorade Combine at SXSW 2017. Practice your Heisman, and remember to stretch!

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16% off AVerCapture HD 1080p Game Stream Video Capture Device - Deal Alert

Stream and record Xbox, PlayStation, WiiU, Nintendo Switch, or NES Classic Edition console gameplay in full HD 1080p with H.264 hardware encoder. Record retroactively with TimeShift. Share directly to YouTube, Twitch and others.

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55% off Gears of War 4 for Xbox One - Deal Alert

A new saga begins for one of the most acclaimed video game franchises in history. After narrowly escaping an attack on their village, JD Fenix and his friends, Kait and Del, must rescue the ones they love and discover the source of a monstrous new enemy.

Life Of Us VR Hands-On

Join host Jimmy Conrad as he gets to play through the "evolutionary" VR experience, The Life of Us at SXSW 2017. Warning: may contain dancing, and fire-breathing pterodactyls.

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Get in touch with your inner free-running assassin in Assassin's Creed Identity for iOS

As it turns out, assassinating people is just as fun on mobile as it is on console.

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How to use the Nintendo Switch's Joy-Cons with your Mac – and why you'd want to

The little controllers easily pair with Mac for games, but they have limits.

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20% off Pre-order of Mass Effect Andromeda - Deal Alert

For a limited time, if you're an Amazon Prime Member (or have a free trial) you can pre-order you'll see the price drop an extra 20% on Mass Effect Andromeda - PC, PlayStation 4 or Xbox One.

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50% off Corsair Gaming MM300 Anti-Fray Cloth Gaming Mouse Pad - Deal Alert

The Corsair Gaming MM300 is a high endurance cloth mouse mat for high-DPI gaming mice. Reinforced stitched edges guard against surface peeling, while the textile-weaved surface gives superior control for lethal in-game accuracy.

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This 1080p 27-inch curved monitor just dropped to $190 on CDW

Samsung's C27F390FHN curved 1080p display is on sale at CDW for $190, and it's got AMD FreeSync too.

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Zombie crawlers, cardboard boxes, and space submarines: The best of Alt.Ctrl.GDC2017

Custom game controls shine at GDC's Alt.Ctrl exhibit.

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Hot Wheels: Race Off has its charms, even if it's a slog

Authentic presentation and generous rewards help offset the iOS game's repetition.

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Nintendo's Switch controllers work with PCs, Macs, and Android

Your Nintendo Switch's Joy-Con can power your PC gaming sessions too—with a little help from third-party software.