Xur, you are being hunted.
And what they say about the generation so far.
Is that lots of them are boring.
Shadow of Mordor becomes great, but introduces itself poorly.
As voted for by visitors to the UK's biggest and best gaming event.
The Vault in our stars.
Our resident obsessive is still playing, but gradually losing interest.
In case you lost (or couldn't be bothered to keep) track of what was going on.
And god looked back.
Always leave them wanting more, not less.
Why arguing against women appearing in games to preserve historical accuracy is silly.
Bertie, Chris and Tom B pick through everything that got us excited.
'They're not avatars' defence sends the wrong message.
A lack of 2014 titles on both sides of the console war favours Xbox.
BioShock 2 director Jordan Thomas turns the immersive sim inside out.
Open-world games are often better when they lighten up.
Microsoft makes the best of a bad situation.
What the 30 new cards will mean for Blizzard's card strategy game.
Marty O'Donnell's departure is a shock, but also a reminder that music in games is more important than ever.
Plus a few other games we really enjoyed.
By getting back to Mother Basics.
From the archive on the eve of this year's Classic FM Hall of Fame vote.
If you're feeling jaded and dismissive, like I was, then pay attention.
Looking back at the way Blizzard changed card values during the closed beta.
Mobile gaming is a joke. Don't become the next punch-line.
Steam Machines are about protecting the PC, not beating consoles.
Ian's video offers a different take on Naughty Dog's award-winner.
Two teams of idiots answer game-related questions to win next-gen prizes! Happy Christmas!
Her new album-out-of-the-blue is a cool idea that would work brilliantly for games.
Welcome to the digital future.
Reappraise the sun.
Watch Dogs' delay is a blow, but also a sign of the French publisher's growing might.
The latest patch promises balance but strips out fun in the process.
Video and analysis of the scene everyone will talk about.
I still won't buy one for now, but I reckon a lot of people will.
Tom B and Mike Channell whipcrack each other and aggro shopkeepers.
Two-part detective story where you play as Booker and Elizabeth in Rapture.
Gunpoint's developer used to be a critic, but this game was always building up inside him.
Two men one pad.
Why the new Apple controller designs don't point to a consoley future.
Anyone for a sewer level?
What Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo think about games and why it matters.
Analysing the backlash against the backlash.
That's a turnip for the books.
For this reversal to have meaning, it must be matched by deeper change.
A timely reminder not to judge games by their E3 clichés. (No spoilers.)
No DRM was an open goal, but Sony's indie focus and experience in F2P could be defining.
Life in the past lane.
Last time they shipped a console that didn't work by accident. Here's one that doesn't work on purpose.
Record and publishing industry studies suggest piracy and used sales may be red herrings.
FeatureXbox One shows flickers of visionary promise but misses an opportunity to prove it with games
Some thoughts from Redmond.
How it looks, caressing the controller, flapping around in front of Kinect 2.0 and hearing about the Skype "vision".
"I don't have any concerns about reliability whatsoever."
Eidos Montreal brings high-end PC, PS4 and "other next-gen platforms" to bear on the man they call "the master thief".
One of the game's most interesting spaces explored. Warning: don't read if you haven't finished the game!
They're dropping like flies. With our help, though, you can build your own business titan and rule over gaming for decades.
EA's outgoing CEO has done a lot of things gamers hate, but in a company as large as EA a mixed legacy was probably inevitable.
FeatureSaturday Soapbox: Voting with your wallets isn't the whole answer to abusive micro-transactions
Cliff Bleszinski makes a reasonable point, but there's more to it.
"Consumer centric and developer inspired."
"It's more about services than the system."
The rise of data-driven development has all sorts of benefits, but it shouldn't run the show.
GTA holds a mirror up to the world. We need that mirror.
The old model doesn't seem to work any more. Time for a change.
In the absence of any news, we've had a few guesses.
Your votes, your comments, your games of the year.
Diary of the dead.
The new kid on the blocks.
One host. Two teams. Five rounds. Questionable buzzers. It can only be the return of the famous Christmas quiz podcast! Apologies in advance.
The true nature of crowd-funding is being obscured by big names and nostalgia.
From Sokolov's first painting to the third floor of the Hound Pits and beyond.
Altair of this joke eventually.
Video and podcast of a special games journalism panel at this year's Eurogamer Expo.
It made $100k in three days, but what's life like behind bars with Introversion's latest?
"How many Die Gute Fabrik games are we allowed?"
The new Counter-Strike is out today. Three 'specialists' discuss their work in its theatres.
The dead are restless...
When following "a dotted line to real world events" stops being offensive and gets scary.
He makes games! He writes articles! Find out why and how.
Is Ubisoft's DLC studio a good idea? What is your favourite vegetable? How do you cure an ear infection? That sort of thing.
Plus Castlevania 3DS and ZOE HD. All playable. Plus prizes. Plus other stuff. Plus plus!
We pick apart the Sony Gaikai acquisition and talk Rezzed.
Thoughts on Spec Ops and Peter Moore's F2P vision of the future.
We pass judgement on the candidates from January and add a few to the list.
Oli, Bertie and TomB try to detect the future. Also: Dawnguard, sparks and dance-offs.
Attacking Intelligence feels like the stand-out feature after a dozen matches.
The absent games we're beginning to wonder about.
The Wii U looks great, but it was a bad press conference.
The latest E3 demo gives us a better sense of how Lara's origin story will unfold and your part in it.
Both companies have new goals and the contrasts yesterday illustrated them.
Relevant? It's the heart of core gaming.
Everyone we employ called Tom discusses what Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft and others will get up to at E3 next week.
It's had a rough start - but don't stop roughing it up just because it works now.