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The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
5 hours ago

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

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Devindra Hardawar
Devindra Hardawar
5 hours ago
Hello Games just released a huge update for No Man's Sky called Worlds Part I.

No Man’s Sky’s newest update is a buried tech module full of new goodies

Worlds Part I includes improved graphics and new weather, missions, gadgets and flamethrowers.

Hello Games just added a bunch of new stuff in its latest update for No Man's Sky.

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Danny Gallagher
Danny Gallagher
19 hours ago
A still figure wearing a trench coat and a paper bag over their head with a smiling face drawn on it

Nintendo's recent creepy horror teaser is actually for a new Famicom Detective Club game

It's the first fresh entry in the visual novel series since the '80s.

Nintendo has revealed that a creepy teaser trailer it released recently is actually for the first new Famicom Detective Club game in 35 years.

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Kris Holt
Kris Holt
21 hours ago
A replica of an Xbox 360 controller.

Xbox 360's digital store heads to Valhalla with an avalanche of cheap games

The iconic 'Blades' interface has also returned as a dynamic background.

Microsoft's Xbox 360 digital store is going out with a bang, as tons of games are available for $1 or less. The iconic 'Blades' interface has also returned as a dynamic background.

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Lawrence Bonk
Lawrence Bonk
21 hours ago

Latest reviews and previews

Still Wakes the Deep

Still Wakes the Deep is a modern horror classic

It’s also one of the most beautiful games of this generation.

In Still Wakes the Deep, horror comes in multiple forms.

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Jessica Conditt
Jessica Conditt
07.05.2024
The Claw is MSI's first attempt at making a handheld gaming PC.

MSI Claw A1M review: A touch late and bit too pricey

At $800 for the Core Ultra 7 model, the Claw barely keeps up with cheaper rivals from ASUS and Lenovo.

At $750 for the Core Ultra 7 model, the Claw is more expensive than rivals like the ROG Ally and Legion Go while offering similar performance and not enough in the way of special features.

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Sam Rutherford
Sam Rutherford
06.21.2024
Tales of the Shire

Tales of the Shire is a cozy village sim where you can’t run, but you can skip

Bilbo Crossing.

The march of big-budget Tolkien fantasy has hit gaming yet again. While ignoring Gollum’s misadventures, another game, Tales of the Shire, offers a gentler, low-stakes way to play in the universe of Bagginses, lembas bread, and Gandalf.

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Mat Smith
Mat Smith
06.19.2024
Black Myth: Wukong

Black Myth: Wukong is pretty, intriguing and as challenging as it looks

Am I actually interested in a difficult game?

Black Myth: Wukong is gorgeous. It’s built up a lot of momentum, feeding trailer after gorgeous trailer, and at Summer Game Fest this year, We finally got to play it. Is it just a gorgeous tech demo with a heavy dose of Chinese mythology or your next gaming challenge?

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Mat Smith
Mat Smith
06.18.2024
Metaphor: ReFantazio

Metaphor: ReFantazio feels like a JRPG free from restraint and sanity

If you’ve been itching for a new Persona game, this is probably going to be your jam.

Atlus' giant fantasy RPG 'Metaphor: ReFantazio' has been a long time in the making. After rolling through a demo at Summer Game Fest last weekend, I’m dying to play it.

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Aaron Souppouris
Aaron Souppouris
06.14.2024
Neva

Neva hands-on: A grand achievement in emotional game design

And a stellar platformer.

Neva is going to make me cry.

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Jessica Conditt
Jessica Conditt
06.14.2024

The best gaming tech

The best gaming laptops

The best gaming laptops for 2024

We reviewed dozens of portable PCs — these are our favorite gaming laptops.

There's never been a better time to buy a gaming laptop. These are our top picks that we've tested and reviewed that will fit all kinds of use cases and budgets.

The best VR headsets

The best VR headsets for 2024

Virtual reality is here, and there's never been a better time to snag a VR headset.

If you've been intrigued by virtual reality for a while, there are a number of solid headsets to consider. These are the best VR headsets we've tested and reviewed.

A woman holds up a Steam Deck handheld console with the back of it facing the camera.

The best gaming handhelds for 2024

From portable PC powerhouses to mobile emulation machines.

Here's a list of the best handheld gaming systems you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

The best gaming keyboards

The best gaming keyboards of 2024

No K/D ratios were harmed in the making of this guide.

Here are the best gaming keyboards you can buy, as chosen by Engadget editors.

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