Trouble is brewing for independent 70-shop UK chain Grainger Games. Nervous money lenders have apparently pulled or squashed their credit offerings following Toys R Us and Maplin sinking into administration.
"PUBG Xbox One performance still isn't good enough", Digital Foundry recently declared, but the first of the 'we will fix it I promise' patches is here.
Shiver me timbers! Sea of Thieves only set sail this morning but already the legendary Kraken has been found, and killed.
Will Wright led creation of SimCity and later The Sims, then he made the very ambitious evolution-themed simulation Spore. He's someone who thinks rather big. And he's unveiled a new game called Proxi, the mobile version of which is due late 2018 (no other platforms are named).
Plenty of useful tips for newcomers and those already familiar with Sea of Thieves.
Jolly pirating game Sea of Thieves will get a Day One Patch - an, wait for it, eyepatch!
The new and improved Vive virtual reality headset - the Vive Pro - will cost £800 and will begin shipping 5th April. Pre-orders are open on the Vive website and at various retailers now.
The long awaited Star Wars Battlefront 2 progression changes have been announced and will begin rolling out 21st March.
Tequila Works' intriguing virtual reality murder mystery, The Invisible Hours, is going non-VR and multiplatform, and will come out 24th April on PC, PS4 and Xbox One.
It is confirmed: Geralt of Rivia, star of The Witcher series, will be a fighter in Soulcalibur 6. The castle grounds of Kaer Morhen will be his stage.
Ninja Theory's self-published gamble, Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, leads the nominations for the BAFTA video game awards 2018, with nine nods including Best Game. It's been a tremendous success for the British studio, with Hellblade winning both critical acclaim and bringing in more than half-a-million sales.
In Sea of Thieves your pirate can climb into a cannon and be fired out of it, so what better way to promote the game in real life than to do the same? And why not attempt a world record in the process?
The hunky-looking Fallout 3 remade in Fallout 4 overhaul, the Capital Wasteland Project, has all of a sudden cased development.
Obsidian's new but old fashioned role-playing game Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire has been delayed a month on PC. Rather than come out 3rd April it will now be released 8th May.
Irresistible actor Jeff Goldblum will star in Frontier's new dinosaur theme park game Jurassic World Evolution.
Saddle up, cowboy, there's a Westworld video game. But I'm afraid, yes, it's a mobile game.
It's patch day for PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on PC - a game Valve recently said was the third best selling title in history on Steam!
Beamdog's Enhanced Edition of BioWare's quite-old-now role-playing game Neverwinter Nights will be released 27th March on Steam.
The Deeds of Captain Wilkins - the final piece of season pass downloadable content for Wolfenstein 2: The New Colossus - will be released tonight. It arrives midnight local time on PS4 and Xbox One, and 7pm ET/11pm GMT on Steam.
The freshly reviewed - and Recommended - Warhammer: Vermintide 2 has raced out of the gate, selling more than 500,000 copies on PC in less than a week. It was only released Thursday, 8th March.
Install sizes have been ballooning with the onset of 4K gaming, and the recently released PC version of Final Fantasy 15 may well top the lot. The 85GB base game combines with the 63GB optional high-resolution pack to make the install a whopping 148GB. Imagine downloading that on an old modem.
Influential BioWare writer Drew Karpyshyn has left BioWare for a second time. He's leaving to pursue personal projects and to work with 21st Century Fox's expanding gaming division FoxNext, and new studio Fogbank Entertainment.
UPDATE 12TH MARCH: Félix "xQc" Lengyel now no longer plays for Dallas Fuel. The professional Overwatch team announced his "release" yesterday and said both parties "mutually agreed to part ways".
Steam and Vive have preoccupied Valve in recent years but the revered creator of Half-Life has vowed to "start shipping games again".
PlayStation 4 motorbikes and zombies game Days Gone, which pops up in conferences but never seems to get much further, has been pushed to 2019.
Kingdom Come: Deliverance is a bit of an oddity, in a lot of ways. Its systems are unusual and sometimes unclear, and its gameplay is built around them in a way that lends itself to the idea of realism and replicating the sensation of doing things for yourself.
Plenty of useful tips for newcomers to the latest Sea of Theives beta.
The Trump administration said the President would meet members of the video game industry to talk about virtual violence shaping young people's minds, and yesterday he did.
Freaky platform game Little Nightmares - "a masterpiece of meat and malice", we said in our review - is coming to Nintendo Switch. It'll be released 18th May in a Complete Edition bundling all previously released downloadable content together.
Frostpunk, the new city-building survival game by This War of Mine developer 11 bit Studios, finally has a release date. Despite having been told it would be out by the end of March, it will, in fact, be released in April - 24th April 2018.