Sports Interactive bigwig Marc Duffy defends his goal.
MMO not meant to be FM Online, says SI.
SI would be "very happy" with 100k subs.
Rome: Total War offered up via Steam.
Has around 23,000 players in UK.
Down the pub with Miles Jacobson.
The games pitching for perfection in 2009.
Out in January with 4 months' sub.
"The game is done," says Jacobson.
Updated impressions from the evolving beta.
Part 1: Real-time highlights of 2008.
First come, first served.
Hour of Victory, Guitar Hero III, ShadowRun, Football Manager Live.
Beta test starting in May.