Microsoft's new dev boss has taken a circuitous route to the role. What will he bring to the job?
Naysayers are speaking too soon on the 3DS - but that's not to say it's all looking rosy for the system.
Move, Natal, 3D, Blu-ray, Live - which technologies will define the console battlefield in the coming years?
EA's Project Ten Dollar was a good idea, but it has launched us down a slippery slope.
Whatever the election outcome, there will be much to do if British development is to remain world-class.
Ramming through the Digital Economy Bill makes no difference - the future of media still won't favour existing players.
It's not just the 3D bit that's odd about the 3DS - the announcement timing is also curious.
The Infinity Ward spat is a symptom of a wider power struggle between top studios and publishers.
The idea that third parties can't do well on the Wii is firmly rooted and completely wrong.
Developers may wring their hands over visibility, but you can never have too much content.
Life is only going to get harder for companies who don't specialise.
Mild chaos, turning heavier with a risk of thunder.
How underhanded dealing could spell disaster for the growth of social gaming.
Queues and overcrowded servers are no way to welcome new customers to your game.
After the fireworks of the PS3 Slim launch, the PSPgo is a disappointment.
Controllers are the talk of TGS, with the Sony and Microsoft divide increasingly clear.
Robert Kotick rattles Sony and Microsoft's cages again - but is this just chest-beating from the world's top publisher?
The HD transition is still a work in progress - and it's happening more slowly than expected.
The battle for market share at any cost is overshadowed by cold, hard, financial reality.
If digital distribution is going to work, publishers need to snap out of the pricing fantasy.
The excitement around netbooks needs to be taken with a large pinch of salt.
Free-to-play is a concept that's either exciting, terrifying or both.
Age of Conan - one year later.
3D displays promise an exciting future, but the present is more sobering.
Terran up the competition: the beta, previewed
Pardo explains SCII's long gestation.
Social networking promises huge changes to how we play games.
Don't go breaking my heart.
The demand matches the challenge.
Sony's new PSP will need to dazzle.
iPhone's success has changed the landscape forever.
If more motion controllers show at E3, all eyes should be on the software.
End of an error.
Packing it in.
Games have every right to explore modern wars, but they must tread with care.
China represents a great opportunity if the obstacles can be overcome.
Linking child obesity with games has caused outrage, but the criticism is fair.
The British Government's claim to champion digital and creative industries rings very hollow.
It's a dreadful time to be a high street retailer - and it's only going to get worse.
Sony's expected operating loss isn't the PS3's fault, but that's where the blame will rest.
Lack of scale and weak management spells the end for smaller publishers.
The industry says it can't live with second-hand. It can't live without it.
New business models are finally weaning the industry off transient hits.
Now more than ever, EA needs to steel itself for the changes ahead.
All singing, some dancing.
A dodgy new MMO. In a good way.
Back before you knew he was gone.
Publishers need to stop talking amongst themselves and start addressing the crowd.
Conan's new emissary speaks.
Everyone hates DRM, but not everyone will admit it doesn't work.
The waiting game.
Sony has much to prove at TGS - but Microsoft will be closely watched, too.
Lionhead's artists down brushes for a pre-release chat.
An audience with the rulers.
All the better to eat you with, my dear.
Has piracy simply become an excuse for failure among publishers?
Setting the borders for LittleBigPlanet.
Bungie's AI guru on the thinking behind Halo.
Apple's unexpected gaming platform.
The very, very cold war.
The generation's big battle might not be between Sony and Microsoft after all.
The more you tighten your grip...
The industry's top developer knows the merits of the confessional.
Nod too good.
Hurts so good.
Talking to the big man.
The flood of plastic instruments needs a dose of common sense.
On launching Conan - and what comes next.
It's time for direct action against bad game-related degrees.
Remakes, revolutions and the future of media.
The Wii Fit supply debacle sees Nintendo failing its partners and audience.
DS demos, trailers, player reviews and more.
Monsters and PvE designed around PvP.
Update brings unique mounts and faction rewards.
But the console has 'bounced back'.
This time it's Activision in the driving seat.
Potential spoilers inside.
Brimming with m0t0rb1k3s, folks.
Ten players, new weapons, new features.
Bethesda using PS3 HDD more intelligently.
Needs more polish before hitting the streets.
Looks as much like Rock Band as you'd expect.
About a week after everyone else.
Includes map packs and GoW2 trailers.
King Conan now accepting PayByCash .
Closed beta runs for a week from May 30th.
I think we're alone now.
Including Wario and Project Zero IV.
RPG comes to PC and 360 next year.
Boll is quiet (for once) on opening gross.
Step into Sauron's boots in the Evil campaign
EA has 'plan' for the coming months.
Majority play "for fun", the layabouts.
Heart-warming tale from a gaming widow.