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Steam OS brings PC gaming to the living room

Samantha Murphy Kelly Linux-based Steam OS lets you stream Windows and Mac games from your computer to a TV.

Tuesday Newsday: Half-Life 3 possibly revealed and Watch Dogs PC specs

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James Dominguez Has Valve inadvertently revealed that Half-Life 3 is finally coming soon? For this and other news from the past week, read on.

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Your Turn: Crowd Funding the PC out of the Wilderness

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Screen Play Reader Nigel Cunningham Nigel Cunningham presents us with a discussion of current Crowd Funded games plans with a hefty dose of nostalgia.

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XCOM: Bringing the PC classic to consoles

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James Dominguez The classic XCOM strategy series is coming back to PC, and for the first time to console. Screen Play spoke to Firaxis lead producer Garth DeAngelis about the upcoming reboot.

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Review: Diablo III Reaper of Souls - Diablo as it should have always been

Diablo III feels like a brand new game.

James "DexX" Dominguez Diablo III had a troubled launch 12 months ago. Now, expansion pack Reaper of Souls has fixed everything.

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Titanfall: Brilliant action, but lacks longevity

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James Dominguez Titanfall has taken the bold step of completely removing single-player from this online-only shooter, and it almost pulls it off.

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Friday Question: What are the most beautiful games?

Beautiful Diablo III oil painting like images - with added zombies

James Dominguez Forget frame rates and polygon counts; what are the most artistically beautiful games ever made?

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Friday Question: Which recent games should get HD next-gen re-releases?

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James Dominguez So far Tomb Raider is the only game from last generation to get an upgraded re-release on PS4 and XBox One, but more could follow.

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Dark Souls II game review

Calum Wilson Austin Dark Souls II deserves to be played if you are a fan of original fantasy worlds, but it will frustrate you.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt: a video game with morals

Calum Wilson Austin Gamers will be blown away by the brilliance of The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt.

Aussies get Hearthstone iOS before the rest of the world

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James Dominguez Blizzard's free-to-play Warcraft-themed card card is available for iPad right now in Australia and New Zealand.

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Death and zen: Enjoying frustration and laughing at failure in Dark Souls II.

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James Dominguez Dark Souls II is not a game that reveals itself all at once, but a complex knot that must be teased out patiently.

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Friday Question: What are your most impressive failures?

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James Dominguez Share your stories of your most hilarious and embarrassing failures in video gaming, and win a prize!

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Luftrausers: Fly, shoot, die, repeat

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James Dominguez Luftrausers, from popular Dutch indie studio Vlambeer, offers intense, bite-sized gaming that keeps you saying "one more game!"

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How Facebook became an online games giant

Sophie Curtis How do you build the games that are dominating mobile, played by every commuter waiting for a bus and by every teenager while they're also watching TV?

Thief: A reboot that misses its mark

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James Dominguez The reboot of the cult favourite Thief series has emerged from the shadows at last, and has proven itself to be disappointingly mediocre.

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Your Turn: February winner

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James Dominguez It was a quiet month for reader-submitted articles.

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Free-to-play mobile games will not destroy the industry

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James Dominguez EA's mobile reboot of Dungeon Keeper has many old-school gamers predicting the end of video gaming as we know it.

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Your Turn: A look inside the engine of the hype train

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Screen Play reader Leigh Martin For better or worse, marketing defines gaming to a large degree. Today, reader Leigh Martin takes a look at the arcane process of announcing and marketing a major game release.

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The Novelist: A haunting family tale

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Jason Hill The Kaplans are a family in crisis. You can try to help, but some failure is inevitable when faced with impossible decisions...

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