Get a Crucial MX500 500GB for $96

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Get a Crucial MX500 500GB for $96

Another day, yet another deal in the land of solid state drives. Not that we're complaining—upgrading from a mechanical hard drive to an SSD is one best ways to refresh a system. This time around, it's Crucial's MX500 512GB SSD that is the deal of the day.

The psychological horror game Layers of Fear is free on Steam

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The psychological horror game Layers of Fear is free on Steam

Layers of Fear is a first-person horror game about an artist struggling with fading fame and fortune (and madness) in the wake of great personal tragedy. It's a promising premise that doesn't quite live up to its potential: As we said in our 2016 review, its "a curious but unsurprising narrative" that forgoes psychological subtlety for in-your-face horror tropes. Good but not great—but better right now, because it's free. 

Watch this live read of Grim Fandango starring the original cast (and Jack Black)

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Watch this live read of Grim Fandango starring the original cast (and Jack Black)

Has it really been 20 years since Grim Fandango? Almost—the game turns 20 in October, and to celebrate Geoff Keighley and Tim Schafer put together a special event at the E3 Coliseum Tuesday night. The key cast of Grim Fandango reassembled to do a live read of the script, with Schafer setting the stage as narrator. It's not every line from the game, obviously, the but the hour-long event runs through the key scenes of Manny's quest to make amends with Meche across four years of the day of the dead.

Destiny fans built a shrine to Cayde-6 at E3

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Destiny fans built a shrine to Cayde-6 at E3

As part of Destiny 2: Forsaken's big E3 showcase, Bungie released a trailer depicting the death of Cayde-6, one of Destiny's most charismatic and beloved characters, not to mention the leader of the Tower's Hunter Vanguard. As fans come to grips with the impending loss of one of the Vanguard's pillars—Cayde won't actually die until Forsaken drops on September 4, so now we just have to look at him wistfully for a few months—some of them took it upon themselves to honor Cayde at E3 by enshrining him outside the exhibition hall. Have a look: