Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

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

Best gaming mice: Find your perfect match

The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice
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The best gaming headsets: Reviews and buying advice

We pick the best wireless headsets and the best overall headset for your PC gaming pleasure.

These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life
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These 20 deep, absorbing PC games will eat days of your life

These long PC games demanded to be played for days, not hours—and your tenacity will be rewarded.

Elgato Stream Deck Mini review: All your streaming actions and enhancements are a button push away

Elgato Stream Deck Mini review: All your streaming actions and enhancements are a button push away

Elgato's refined Stream Deck Mini is the perfect tool for any streamer, with the same power and most of the flexibility of the larger sibling, but in a smaller, cheaper, and more durable package.

Elgato Stream Deck review: A streamer's best friend

Elgato Stream Deck review: A streamer's best friend

Elgato's programmable Stream Deck wants to make your streaming life easier. Despite glitchy software, it does its job.

Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards
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Best gaming keyboards: Our picks for the top budget, mid-tier, and RGB boards

We sifted through the latest and greatest mechanical keyboards to come up with our top recommendations.

41 must-see PC games at E3 2019: Watch every trailer
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41 must-see PC games at E3 2019: Watch every trailer

The PC was out in full force at E3 2019's major press conferences. We've rounded up the trailers for all the biggest game reveals.

Alienware m15 review: The power of OLED compels you

Alienware m15 review: The power of OLED compels you

Alienware's m15 is in a weird place, with underwhelming RTX 2070 Max-Q performance and a major redesign coming soon. But the OLED display will win you over.

The 10 best PC games of E3 2019

The 10 best PC games of E3 2019

These are the best PC games we saw at E3 2019. Spring 2020 is going to be WILD.

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's rogue operative oozes mesmerizing Apocalypse Now-style madness

Ghost Recon Breakpoint's rogue operative oozes mesmerizing Apocalypse Now-style madness

We went hands-on with Ghost Recon Breakpoint at E3 2019, and rogue Ghost Cole Walker stole the show.

What's inside the Atari VCS: Faux wood paneling, AMD's Ryzen, and the soul of a Steam Machine

What's inside the Atari VCS: Faux wood paneling, AMD's Ryzen, and the soul of a Steam Machine

The Atari VCS carries the torch of Steam Machines forward, but the nostalgia-tinged $250 PC offers a more than just emulated Asteroids.

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is more than just another remaster

Age of Empires II: Definitive Edition is more than just another remaster

For its 20th anniversary, Age of Empires II is getting another facelift—and a bunch of interface tweaks, new tutorials and challenges, and an entire expansion's worth of content.

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