Hayden DingmanGames Reporter, PCWorld
Hayden writes about games for PCWorld and doubles as the resident Zork enthusiast.
Mar 12, 2019 2:28 PM | By Hayden Dingman
Halo: The Master Chief Collection is coming to the PC—and Steam
It's been 15 years since Halo last graced the PC, but Microsoft's finally bringing (almost) the entire Master Chief saga over—and even more surprising, it's coming to Steam.
updated Mar 11, 2019 12:08 PM | By Hayden Dingman
Best gaming mouse: Find your perfect match
We put a small herd of gaming mice through their paces so you can find the best mouse for your needs.
Mar 11, 2019 3:14 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Mad Catz R.A.T. 8+ review: Back from the dead
Mad Catz and its famed R.A.T. mouse return from the ravages of bankruptcy. Is the new R.A.T. worthy of the name, or just a pretender? We went hands-on to find out.
Mar 9, 2019 7:00 AM | By Hayden Dingman
I’m ashamed it took me so long to try the Yakuza series
If you care about storytelling and world-building in video games, you owe it to yourself to give the Yakuza series a shot—especially now that they've started arriving on PC.
Missing Pieces Mar 8, 2019 12:00 PM | By Hayden Dingman
This week in games: Diablo rises from the dead on GOG, Dead or Alive's $93 season pass, Halo on PC?
Plus: Our first look at the nightmarish Sonic the Hedgehog movie, Creative Assembly confirms three unannounced games in the works, and more. This is gaming news for March 4 to 8.
updated Mar 8, 2019 8:09 AM | By Hayden Dingman
The best co-op PC games to play with your friends
Sure, you can play these co-op PC games alone, but they're way better with a buddy.
Mar 6, 2019 8:00 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Devil May Cry 5 review: Satisfying, slick, and stylish
Devil May Cry 5 is a game that delights in setting the bar high up front and then continually one-upping itself with ever-more-ludicrous cutscenes and some of the most stylish combat in the business.
Missing Pieces Mar 1, 2019 1:42 PM | By Hayden Dingman
This week in games: New Dune games, Phoenix Wright on PC, and Borderlands 3 rumors
Plus Noclip.website allows you to freely explore old video game maps, Johnny Cage debuts in Mortal Kombat XI, and more. This is gaming news for February 25 to March 1.
Feb 28, 2019 8:51 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Globesweeper review: February's most addictive game is a modernized take on Minesweeper
There's so much work to be done but I just can't stop playing Globesweeper, a spherical take on Minesweeper.
Missing Pieces Feb 22, 2019 2:18 PM | By Hayden Dingman
This week in games: Free copies of Thimbleweed Park, major overhauls for Fallout 76 and The Bard's Tale IV
Plus a lengthy look at Total War: Three Kingdoms' "Records Mode," Nikola Tesla terrifies scientists on a boat, and Wadjet Eye delves into 3D. This is gaming news for February 18 to 22.
Feb 22, 2019 7:04 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Anthem review: A great first impression and not much else
Anthem's first few hours are enticing, but it's not long before you realize BioWare's run out of cool toys to show off.
Feb 20, 2019 6:00 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Age of Wonders: Planetfall preview: A sci-fi melange makes this 4X universe worth exploring
Age of Wonders: Planetfall is as complicated and slow-paced as its predecessor, but its vibrant science fiction setting might help smooth the learning curve. Plus, space dinosaurs.
Feb 20, 2019 3:00 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Lenovo Flex 5 15 review: A good laptop, an awkward tablet
The Lenovo IdeaPad Flex 5 15 is a decent laptop and oversized tablet, in desperate need of a few more fans to perform at its greatest potential.
Missing Pieces Feb 15, 2019 12:09 PM | By Hayden Dingman
This week in games: Hollow Knight gets a sequel, Neill Blomkamp makes a live-action Anthem trailer
Plus: Harmonix has a new VR game, Verdun sequel Tannenberg emerges from early access, a free Rainbow Six Siege weekend, and more. This is gaming news for February 11 to 15.
Feb 15, 2019 3:30 AM | By Hayden Dingman
Steam's iron grip on PC gaming is probably over even if the Epic Games Store fails
The days of Steam being your only option on PCs are long gone if you want to play today's hottest triple-A games.