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This week in games: Henry Cavill reads a Witcher bedtime story, 2K confirms a new BioShock

The Game Awards sucked up most of the news this week. If you want to watch a dozen “World Premier” trailers, we’ve got ‘em. Or wait, maybe you want to see the next-gen Xbox Series X? We covered that too.
But there were some surprises outside Geoff Keig…

Review: Castle Rock’s signature slow burn pays off in tight, twisty finale

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Lizzy Caplan portrays Annie Wilkes, one of Stephen King’s most memorable characters—from the novel Misery—in the second season of Hulu’s anthology series, Castle Rock.
A nurse on the run with her teenaged daughter ends up stranded in…

Awesome tech gifts that cost $50 or less

Amazon’s small, most affordable Echo smart speaker, the Echo Dot ($49 on Amazon, but currently 50 percent off), is a fail-safe gift for anyone who values convenience. Driven by Amazon’s Alexa digital assistant, this unobtrusive puck puts a wealth of us…