For years now Microsoft has given the mighty lion's share of its focus to the Xbox platform, leaving PC gamers to occasionally dine on scraps from their latest franchises. That won't be changing much.
Xbox One won't be heralding a sudden rekindling of love with the desktop, despite the hardware being closer than ever. They'll give PC "very, very casual" to the "graphically complicated" - such as?
Activision boss Eric Hirshberg is surprised that the reaction to the Xbox One conference was that Microsoft was prioritizing multimedia over games, stating flatly in an interview, "it's a game machine first and foremost."
Oh dear. More evil moustache twirling over at Microsoft's Redmond HQ as apparently a tech patent has been discovered that shows a new system could enforce DRM restrictions for a wide range of content.
Be it game, movie, TV or whatever - it could be used to track the number of individuals viewing it and, if thresholds were reached, undertake "remedial action" against users.
Bungie remains coy about a PC version of their massively multiplayer shooter Destiny, which is being released on the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, as well as current-gen consoles. The studio states its platform agnostic, and hints it would release a PC version so long as it doesn't compromise the "core experience".
According to unnamed sources, new information has been released about the murky mess that revolves around the Xbox One, game verification and used games.
The free-running surprise hit from DICE could well be back after Amazon Germany lists Mirror's Edge 2 for Xbox 360, although it's boxart was actually favouring the mock ups of Xbox One titles.
EA's Frank Gibeau has long teased that Mirror's Edge is high on the list of IPs the publisher would love to see return. The retailer has since pulled the online product listing.
Electronic Arts CFO Blake Jorgensen teased during the Stifel 2013 Technology Conference that one of the Star Wars-license titles in development is a new Star Wars: Battlefront title. Star Wars: Battlefront was the licensed variation of Battlefield 1942.
Warner Brothers have announced they are to publisher Dead Island developer Techland's next major project called Dying Light, which features an open world with scavenging by day and survival by night.
Night-time brings with it increasingly dangerous levels of infected to beat back, using the gear and supplies we've scrapped together. It's for current and next-gen, as well as PC.
It seems that scammers are taking advantage of eager gamers as Microsoft has warned via twitter that all sign-up pages claiming to offer Xbox One testing are illegitimate and should be avoided.
The curious nature of Skyward Collapse's 4X world is out now. Unlike most of these type of strategy games, we don't control one faction but rather play the role of god as we strive to keep the balance.
As 'The Creator' we try to help two civilizations from annihilating each other whilst prospering. We take the role of each and so we become our own worst enemy if we give too much to one side.
Sanctum 2 is Coffee Stain Studios' unique co-op tower defense first person shooter, and gamers who are interested in giving it a whirl can now download the demo from Steam.
Over 7,000 backers have pledged over $368k to Full Control's Jagged Alliance: Flashback on Kickstarter, taking the project over the needed $350k mark. The studio is "so grateful" for all those who pledged.
They'll begin a Slacker Backer initiative so that there's still time to earn some of those stretch goals from the Kickstarter campaign, which will run for 2-3 months, for current and new backers.
Got a Uplay and Facebook account? Well, be careful, because a certain hacker vigilante might be pinching your ATM pin this November, or eavesdropping that rather embarrassing call-back from the clinic.
There's a chance for 30 fans, who'll be selected at random, to have some of their details included in the upcoming open world of Watch Dogs. You need to provide three 'facts' about yourself.
Sony will be bringing the PlayStation 4 out this year in the UK, or at least that's what a full page PS4 ad says will be happening in a national newspaper. Sony is yet to officially reveal launch dates.
It is said to be launching in at least one territory 'holiday 2013', so hopefully the UK is on Sony's Santa list. Traditionally Europe and the UK have had to wait longer for a new PlayStation to debut.
It's official as EA now confirms the existence of Need for Speed: Rivals after a Frostbite developer tweeted about it a little earlier. The next instalment is being handled by Ghost Games. It's focusing on cops and racers.
We can choose to play as either with challenges and collectibles strewn through the world. In Rivals we rise in the ranks using all our pursuit and evade tricks. AllDrive has friends drop-in and out.
A Kickstarter by Fly Anvil is taking their Decision series into the Medieval timeline as they go from shooter to hack-and-slash. We need to defend our medieval town from horrible monsters through action and strategy.
We need to restore and control defensive towers, organising workers to repair and upgrade them, as well as lead our Knight into battle securing the town and training militia.
THQ auctioned off its properties during its bankruptcy, and now Atari will be doing the same, as it tries to raise $22M to recoup some of its losses.
Maxis has released the 4.0 update for SimCity, and one of the additions included in the patch is a special park that only early adopters will receive. Other fixes include an improvement of emergency response time and the Edgewater Bay region.
A listing for Halo Bootcamp appeared in the Korean Ratings Board, leading to speculation about just what it was.
Developer Radiant Entertainment has revealed that their strategy simulation Stonehearth has reached the $550K Kickstarter stretch goal, including funds from Paypal donations.