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  • E3 delivered relatively little in the way of genuine surprises – the bulk of what was shown was much as we expected. But with plenty of new footage on display there's still plenty to look forward to in the next year or two.
  • E3 2018 aka Gamer Christmas, kicks off next week. ’Tis the season to gorge on new reveals, details and trailers gifted to us by Sony, Microsoft, Nintendo and big publishers like EA, Ubisoft and Bethesda. New Atlas runs through the games confirmed, expected or suspected to be at the show.
  • To open up gaming to people with limited mobility who might normally miss out, Microsoft has unveiled the Xbox Adaptive Controller, a versatile new device that can be connected to a range of different accessories to cater to different players’ specific needs.
  • ​With stand-outs like The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild and Horizon Zero Dawn, 2017 will be remembered as one of the best years of gaming in a long time. Although we could spend another whole year working through the backlog, it’s time to take a look at what’s coming up in 2018.
  • 2017 was a great year to be a gamer. The Nintendo Switch turned out to be a hit, classic franchises like Zelda and Resident Evil got arguably their best iterations ever, and we were blown away by newcomers like Horizon: Zero Dawn. New Atlas runs through our top 10 games of 2017.
  • No matter how many notices are pinned around the office, some workers will forget to lock their computers when away from their desks. The Halberd will automatically take care of such things, wirelessly locking a workstation when a user strays beyond its range and granting access upon return.
  • On the gaming calendar, Gamescom is wedged between E3 announcements and the holiday rush of releases. Along with the odd surprise reveal, there's usually plenty of new tidbits and teases for upcoming games, so New Atlas is digging into some of the most exciting trailers we've seen so far this week.
  • ​With all the new game trailers and announcements coming out of Gamescom this week, now might be a good time to upgrade your rig. Lenovo has launched three new gaming PCs for its Legion line aimed at hardcore, mainstream and casual players, as well as a new monitor with High-Dynamic Range (HDR).
  • The Nintendo Switch is so close our fingers are getting twitchy, and while the launch lineup is small, there are a couple of gems in there that could justify a day one purchase. That said, Mass Effect: Andromeda coud tear you away for 30-odd hours of bad guy-blasting and crew-romancing.
  • ​We’ve spent January creeping through Resident Evil 7, and great as that’s been, February’s games look less nerve-jangling. For Honor seems like a solid action romp, chapter 3 of Clementine’s story begins in The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, and we end the month hunting robots in Horizon Zero Dawn.
  • 2017 is set to be a stellar year for games. Long-awaited games like The Legend of Zelda and Prey will launch, Crash Bandicoot is back and we return to some of the biggest blockbusters ever, like Red Dead Redemption and The Last of Us. We round up our most anticipated games for the coming year.
  • It's has been a solid year for video games. PC players got a new gold standard in the Nvidia GTX 1080 graphics card, Sony surpassed 50 million PS4s sold, and VR gaming finally hit homes. New Atlas rounds up some of the gaming highlights of 2016, to help you fill out your holiday to-play list.