Alex Borkowski
Alex Borkowski

Alex Borkowski is a tech writer from Chicago covering gaming for Mic. He can be reached at aborkowski@mic.com.

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6 hours ago

The 'GTA Online' Gunrunning DLC has fans contra-banding together to discuss what it'll focus on

The release date for the 'GTA Online' gunrunning DLC is still TBD, but the internet has some ideas about what we'll get.

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6 hours ago

'GTA Online' puts tiny racers in your hands with a new adversary mode

It's a top-down racing mode, 'GTA' style. Here's the skinny on the "Tiny Racers" update.
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10 hours ago

How to complete the 'GTA Online' Criminal Mastermind challenge

Completing the Criminal Mastermind challenge in 'GTA Online' takes a lot of prep work — just like a real heist.
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April 24, 2017

The Rainway app may make it rain PC games onto your Nintendo Switch soon

An app in development promises the ability to stream PC games onto your Switch. But what does this really mean?
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April 24, 2017

Metal Scales don't exist in 'Pokémon Go,' but we know what you really, really want

If you're looking for a metal scale in 'Pokémon Go,' stop. That item doesn't exist. Here's what you want, instead.
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April 24, 2017

Don't expect any callbacks to the original 'Mass Effect' trilogy in the far-flung future

At what point in the 'Mass Effect' timeline does the Andromeda Initiative embark? We've got the answers.

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April 21, 2017

Niantic needs to fix these problems with 'Pokémon Go' before the next event

We've been promised three big updates in 2017, and I have some thoughts about how Niantic can make the most of them.
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April 21, 2017

How to pick the right 'Pokémon Go' pals to power-up with your Sun Stones

You've got to choose which Pokémon gets your Sun Stone in 'Pokémon Go', and we're here to help you pick.
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April 21, 2017

The 'Pokemon Go' Easter event is over, but the eggs you got might keep the fun going

Due to how eggs work in 'Pokémon Go', some of the ones you got during Eggstravaganza could still hold a surprise for you.
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April 20, 2017

This tracker can help you find new Pokémon locations after the latest 'Pokémon Go' nest migration

Nest Migration 19 is finally here. If you're new to 'Pokémon Go', that means a chance to get new Pokémon. Read on for more info.
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April 20, 2017

The Eggstravaganza Event is getting ready to scramble — crack this timer so you don't miss another event

If you're frustrated by not being able to keep track of end dates for 'Pokémon Go' events, we've got just the thing.

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April 19, 2017

Blizzard releases 'StarCraft' for free and distributes patch to get ready for 'StarCraft: Remastered'

'StarCraft' just got its first patch in eight years — and even better, Blizzard is letting you download it for free.
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April 19, 2017

Over two years later, the 'GTA 5' returning player bonuses are now available to everyone

The long wait for Trevor's Duke O' Death in 'GTA Online' is finally over. Here's how you get it, but be warned: It's not cheap.
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April 19, 2017

How to complete Cora Harper’s loyalty missions and secure the Asari Ark in ‘ME:A’

If you're looking for the Asari Ark in 'Mass Effect: Andromeda,' it's as simple as following up a few times with Cora about it.
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April 19, 2017

We know what to do with 'Pokémon Go' evolutionary items burning a hole in your inventory

Should you save your special items in 'Pokémon Go' or use them ASAP? We've got a recommendation for you.
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April 18, 2017

Turns out Dunsparce isn’t as rare in ‘Pokémon Go’ as people thought

Good news for fans of full Pokédexes and underwhelming normal-type Pokémon: Dunsparce isn't region-locked in 'Pokémon Go'!

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April 18, 2017

Curaga is the most powerful healing magic in 'Kingdom Hearts' — here's how to find the spell

If you're looking for the top level healing magic in 'Kingdom Hearts,' prepare to spend some time in a drafty library.
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April 17, 2017

These 'Breath of the Wild' Easter Eggs are eggs-actly what eagle-eyed fans of the series love to discover

If you're wondering where all the references to old games are in 'Breath of the Wild' are, simply... look around you.
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April 17, 2017

What to do about every ‘Overwatch’ error code keeping you from playing "Uprising"

Having issues connecting in 'Overwatch'? Here's how to check if it's a problem on your end or Blizzard's.
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April 17, 2017

'Persona 5' doesn't care if you don't know Japanese history, so copy our notes and ace your exam

Baffled by your teacher's question about "Magistrate's patronage" in 'Persona 5'? We're passing you the answer, all secret-like.