Control a giant laser in action-strategy defense game Taur

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Control a giant laser in action-strategy defense game Taur

I hope a game that’s a blend of shoot-em-up and wave survival and tower defense sounds good to you, because that is what I’ve got here. In Taur, you control a single giant gun emplacement that you surround with automated defenses. Then, waves of enemies come. Your cannon is powerful, but can’t be everywhere at once, so you optimally attack the enemy as they come, obliterating swathes of lesser foes with a huge laser as your defenses hold off the rest. It’s one of those games that sounds normal but then looks downright thrilling in motion. Observe: 

The biggest PC gaming stories of the week

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The biggest PC gaming stories of the week

The ground squirrel that lives in my backyard has come out of hibernation and begun feasting on the grass I haven't mowed, which means it's officially almost spring: a time for new PC game releases and big pre-E3 announcements. PAX East and GDC are directly ahead, and Half-Life: Alyx, Doom Eternal, and Mount and Blade 2: Bannerlord are all on the near horizon.

Bethesda Softworks games have been removed from GeForce Now

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Bethesda Softworks games have been removed from GeForce Now

Earlier this month, Activision pulled its games from Nvidia's GeForce Now game streaming service, which was later attributed to a "misunderstanding": Basically, Nvidia misunderstood the terms of the deal that granted it access to the games for the GeForce Now beta. Now it appears that another misunderstanding may have taken place, this one involving Bethesda Softworks.