Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

Hayden writes about games for PCWorld and doubles as the resident Zork enthusiast.

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Razer DeathAdder V2 review: We like the upgrades, but what's with the weighty name?

Razer DeathAdder V2 review: We like the upgrades, but what's with the weighty name?

The Razer DeathAdder V2 isn't necessarily deserving of such an auspicious name, but optical switches, a super-flexible cable, and three more buttons make this the upgrade the DeathAdder needed.

Battle passes are making me play games less, not more

Battle passes are making me play games less, not more

Battle passes are causing me to play one game a lot more to the detriment of all others. I don't think I'm alone, nor do I think it's healthy for the industry.

CD Projekt delays Cyberpunk 2077 and suddenly the spring looks pretty quiet

CD Projekt delays Cyberpunk 2077 and suddenly the spring looks pretty quiet

Go ahead, breathe a sigh of relief and try not to think about how many games are releasing in the fall of 2020 now.

Epic's weekly free game giveaways will keep going throughout 2020

Epic's weekly free game giveaways will keep going throughout 2020

Epic's given away 73 games to-date, and there are at least 50 more in the pipe. That news, plus Epic's first-year sales figures inside.

The Epic Game Store's giving away three free games to kick off 2020

The Epic Game Store's giving away three free games to kick off 2020

Darksiders, Darksiders II, and winter sports simulator Steep are all up for grabs as Epic heads into its second year of all-out warfare.

17 new PC games we're excited for in 2020

17 new PC games we're excited for in 2020

With new consoles due to arrive in November, there's a sizable gap in the 2020 release calendar at the moment—but with Cyberpunk, Dying Light 2, and more already on their way? It's going to be a busy year.

15 more of the best indie PC games you might have missed in 2019

15 more of the best indie PC games you might have missed in 2019

More than 8,000 games released on the PC in 2019. We've picked out 15 more of our favorite indies that might have fallen through the cracks this year.

Sennheiser GSP 370 review: A wireless headset that lasts for 100 hours—that's all you need to know

Sennheiser GSP 370 review: A wireless headset that lasts for 100 hours—that's all you need to know

Sure, it's kind of ugly—but Sennheiser's new GSP 370 wireless headset sounds great, and it lasts for weeks on a single charge. What else do you need, really?

This week in games: Warcraft III remaster gets a launch date, multiple D&D projects confirmed

This week in games: Warcraft III remaster gets a launch date, multiple D&D projects confirmed

Plus: Sony gives the DualShock 4 a third leg, Stadia achieved "Getting back in the news briefly," and the Kerbal Space Program creator shows off his new plane game. This is gaming news for December 16 to 20.

The 10 best PC games of 2019

The 10 best PC games of 2019

If your favorite didn't make our list of 2019's best PC games, it pained us just as much to make the cuts. It's been a hell of a year.

The Steam Winter Sale arrives with historically low prices on Devil May Cry 5, Planet Coaster, and more

The Steam Winter Sale arrives with historically low prices on Devil May Cry 5, Planet Coaster, and more

It's a low bar to clear, but this is looking like the best Steam Winter Sale in a long time. Do-gooders can also help out Mayor Carol of Steamville to earn Festivity Tokens, then cash them in for badges, emotes, chat effects, and a $5...

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