Howard Stringer is said to be seeking a new President for Sony. Has Hirai's moment come?
The boxed game market is a tougher place than ever to survive, even for studios with a proven track record.
Bullet hell in downtown Tokyo.
The media cares more for COD's sales figures than its violence, which marks the end of a very different war.
Kinect is MS' biggest launch since 360, but its confidence can't hide the challenges it faces.
Marrying a PlayStation with a Phone has never made more sense, but remains a tough proposition.
NPD's redaction of sales figures is a symptom of a wider truth - industry statistics are no longer meaningful.
A European perspective on the Californian violent games bill. (Hi Ted!)
Didn't think Capcom would work with rival.
A look at the indie game phenomenon.
The price on ngmoco may have shocked some but the company's track record justifies it.
Splitting the Xbox division from Microsoft is a controversial idea, but some of the reasoning behind it is sound.
PlayStation's legacy was more than games - it created a new generation of gamers.
The lowly tech specs of the 3DS won't be a problem, but replicating the DS' success will be difficult.
This year's TGS suggests that the Japanese industry is far from "finished", but still has a lot to learn.
If women really are choosing to leave the core games industry, who could blame them?
Steve Jobs has finally embraced gaming as a key part of Apple's business. Nintendo and Sony should be seriously worried.
The collapse of Realtime Worlds will impact UK development for years to come.
The inevitable showdown between Facebook and Google looms - and games may well be the battlefield.
Social and casual gaming are one facet of wider change as people embrace games in new ways.
Disney's expensive social gaming acquisition speaks of a company desperate not to be left behind.
Kinect's pricing speaks of a company torn between market expansion and monetisation.
While game developers worry about next week's deadline, are academics building gaming's long-term future?
Questions about how to entice gamers to use cloud gaming remain unanswered.
Blizzard's Real ID may be a misstep, but at least it's thinking about community, when many rivals aren't.