Hayden Dingman

Games Reporter

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

Apple kills Valve's Steam Link iOS app, but you can still stream PC games to Android

Samsung's new Gear VR virtual reality headset only costs $99

Samsung's new Gear VR virtual reality headset only costs $99

And even better, the new Gear VR works with all of Samsung's flagship Galaxy phones released in 2015.

Catch 'em all in real life: An augmented reality Pokemon game is coming to phones

Catch 'em all in real life: An augmented reality Pokemon game is coming to phones

Niantic, the developer behind Ingress, is bringing Pokemon to phones next year—and, with some augmented reality trickery, into the real world. Sort of.

YouTube Gaming launching today to challenge Twitch's livestreaming dominance

YouTube Gaming launching today to challenge Twitch's livestreaming dominance

It's like we're watching Dragon Ball Z and YouTube just started chanting 'KAMEHAMEHA' at Twitch.

Back to school on a budget: Choosing a cheap laptop to fit your needs

Back to school on a budget: Choosing a cheap laptop to fit your needs

We reviewed eight mainstream budget laptops—because "cheap" doesn't have to mean "awful."

YouTube takes on Twitch head-to-head with launch of new YouTube Gaming site

YouTube takes on Twitch head-to-head with launch of new YouTube Gaming site

What's an enormous corporation to do when its acquisition plans are foiled? Apparently the answer is "try to grind the competition into fine purple dust."

Samsung GearVR (Note 4 edition) review: Virtual reality gets a great demo kit

Samsung GearVR (Note 4 edition) review: Virtual reality gets a great demo kit

Should you buy a GearVR? Probably not. Should you try a GearVR? Absolutely. As soon as you possibly can.

Reality-checking HTC Vive and SteamVR: 4 crucial questions for the virtual reality headset
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Reality-checking HTC Vive and SteamVR: 4 crucial questions for the virtual reality headset

The Vive headset marks HTC and Valve's first foray into virtual reality. Can it compete with Oculus Rift and Samsung's GearVR? The devil's in the details.

Dell's Venue 8 7000 isn't just the world's thinnest tablet, it wants to kill tape measures

Dell's Venue 8 7000 isn't just the world's thinnest tablet, it wants to kill tape measures

If you put a billion Venue 8 7000 Series tablets end to end, you'd have a lot of Venue 8 7000 tablets.

Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways)

Samsung Gear VR headset hands-on: Better than the Oculus Rift (in some ways)

Samsung's Gear VR headset isn't perfect, but the first big-name VR headset to market makes an impressive debut nonetheless.

Ouya console reveals $60 subscription for all-you-can-eat Android gaming

Ouya console reveals $60 subscription for all-you-can-eat Android gaming

But you're too late if you want in on the action: The $60 Ouya All-Access Pass sold out within hours.

Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Razer announces new games-oriented microconsole at Google I/O

Move over, Ouya—Razer's got its own Android-based microconsole on the way.

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