Bethesda has apparently delayed the next batch of downloadable content for Fallout 3, perhaps because of a new iPhone project.
Online sales giant Amazon has launched a new casual games download service with more than 600 games available for 9.99 each.
Prominent developers, including Peter Molyneux, have spoken to the BBC recently about where they think the market will go this year.
A good gamer is well-rounded, using a number of systems, which is why we asked you to vote for your Top Five Console Games of 2008 earlier in December. As we head into the new year, it's time to look back at your choices.
You voted for them and here they are - the top ten PC games of the year according to the bit-tech reader vote. Did your favourite game make it into the short list, or you the only person in the world who likes Conspiracy Island 2? Read on to find out!
After forum moderators on EA's Spore website said that Spore accounts would be banned if people discussed DRM, EA has released an official statement.
The first inevitable backlash against EA's Spore has started, with creationist bloggers starting a massive anti-spore campaign.
Will Wright is big news right now, what with Spore being released tomorrow, but now he talks about what he has planned next.
Fallout 3 has been given an official release date now on all platforms, though the bad news is that the game will be launching later in Europe than elsewhere.
Remedy just wants to pass along a friendly reminder to say they are still alive and that Alan Wake is still being worked on.
The Summer is already dying and we find ourselves moving ever closer to Christmas - the time when all the good games will burst onto shelves like over-ripe pimples under pressure. Check out our guide to find out which games we're excited about this year...
Rockstar has finally given an official date and confirmation to the PC version of Grand Theft Auto IV.
Pete Hines has been at the interviews again, this time saying that Fallout 3 is considerably better than Oblivion.
In an interview late last week, Pete Hines revealed that Fallout 4 was something that Bethesda had plans to explore.
We've just been hands-on with the latest version of Fallout 3 and have tried our hands at everything from cannibalism to gentle diplomacy in this post-apocalypse wasteland sandbox. Want to know our thoughts on Bethesda's latest opus? Discover them within!
Mercenaries is back and this time the playing field is bigger, better and more bomb-able than ever before. Can World in Flames take the sandbox of destruction to the next level with online co-op and a PC release? Let's have a look...
John Riccitiello, CEO of EA, is sure that the quality of EA games has improved massively since he took over.
Activision has released a new product schedule, with no mention of Ghostbusters or Brutal Legend, both of which may be lost in the merger.
Ubisoft has confirmed that it won't be making a demo version of the upcoming Far Cry 2 available on any platform.
Bethesda has confirmed that Fallout 3 will ship without any developer tools for the PC version in an announcement today.
New Fallout 3 details have slipped out, detailing the new traits and perks system to be used in the Bethesda-made game.
Ashley Cheng, producer for Bethesda's Fallout 3, has admitted that he is disappointed by the conservative design of Diablo 3.
If you're still waiting anxiously for Spore then you'll probably be interested in these - the recommended requirements for PC and Mac.
At Ubidays 2008 we recently we got a chance to get some up-close experience with Far Cry 2 and managed to swing not one but two bouts of hands-on time. Check out our thoughts and impressions within!
At Ubidays 2008, Ubisoft unveiled the first official trailer of Michel Ancel's Beyond Good and Evil 2, to enormous applause.
One of three games being produced by a partnership between EA and Steven Spielberg, Boom Blox is one of the most addictive and accessible games for the Wii we've ever played. But can this Jenga-like puzzle game appeal to all audiences, or just the casual market?
Rockstar has signed to bring downloadable content for GTA 4 only to the Xbox 360 - but does that mean the PS3 will be left out in the cold?
Joe just gave a whoop of joy. Why? Because Michel Ancel has confirmed that Beyond Good and Evil 2 is in the works, kind of.
Alan Wake has apparently slipped back once more according to reports from a Microsoft even in San Fran. The game is now set for a 2009 release.
The developers of Crackdown have just bought back rights to the APB MMO, with the possibility of selling it to Rockstar as a GTA MMO.
Bethesda's Pete Hines has revealed that there is no chance of a Fallout 3 demo being released. Ever. He says that it's simply impossible to cut the game down into a demo.
Joe can't calm himself down after having just got back from seeing the latest build of Bethesda's Fallout 3 with Pete Hines. We managed to pin him down long enough to get this much out of him though, so steady yourself for what looks to be a corker of a game...
EA has announced that it will be making a playable version of Wil Wright's Spore available at the upcoming SCI-FI show in London.
New details on GTA IV have slipped out - this time about how the drinking minigame system will work and what physics systems add to it.
3D Realms, creator of oft-delayed Duke Nukem Forever, is being sued for copyright infringement over new game Earth No More.
EA has revealed that a creature editor version of Spore will be available before the full game.
Shortly after our hands-on preview, we got a chance to catch up with Thomas Vu, producer for Will Wright's Spore, to put all sorts of questions to him. Find out what Thomas thinks of DirectX 10, creationism, the girl market and, um...probing.
Spore is one of the most massive and anticipated games of recent years and we've had full hands-on access. Can one of the most ambitious games ever conceived actually hold up to our scrutiny while still being fun to play? Check out our five-page preview and see!
In a series of emails with the Dallas Business Journal, 3D Realms has confirmed DNF for a 2008 release and an XBL port of Duke 3D.
Devil May Cry 4 discards the stories of old, introducing new characters and enemies. But with Dante apparently the bad guy in the latest instalment, has Capcom pushed the series too far? We find out in a comprehensive review of Nero's adventure!
EA boss John Riccitiello has confirmed that Spore will be released by the end of the year, but wouldn't list an exact date.
Apple has revealed that not only do they have a new laptop, they'll also be getting Mac versions of Call of Duty 4 and Spore to boot.
Ubisoft has delayed three of its key titles for 2008 in order to bolster its strong fiscal 2007 financials by reducing short-term development costs.
2007 has been a great year for gamers and we've had a lot of fun testing and reviewing all the latest games - but which are the best? We've ranked the top ten games of the year across all platforms and you'll only find the results in here!
Indie games are the future, says Joe. Prove it, says everyone else. Okay, says Joe and launches himself into a feature discussing the best independent games on the Internet and the effect of indie developers on the industry.
New games come and new games go, but sometimes a game just hangs around and evolves. We take a look at some of the most moddable games in recent memory.
A spiffing 355 days of terrific gaming action awaits us in 2007, with great games being churned out left right and centre. We do our upmost to pick out the most wanted games of 2007- some choices you'd expect and others may leave you pondering thoughtfully about how great this year is going to be.
We take a look at some of the most bizarre and inventive specialist game controllers to hit the market. Maracas? Check. Guitars? OneTwo. Fishing rods? Reel 'em in. Mech cockpits? Roger that. Who thinks up this stuff?
Confused by Katamari? Dazed by DoA? Stunned by Shenmue? We take a trip through some of the weirdest plotlines ever to grace a computer game and ask - are games developers insane?