- Nintendo patents the "Massively Singleplayer Online Game.
- Microsoft is sued by user over Xbox Live billing.
- Bethesda faces another hacking attack, this time targeting its forums.
- Id reveals that Rage's online pass will lock out singleplayer content for second-hand buyers.
- As sales continue to slump and exclusives tail off, we ask whether Xbox is dead in Japan.
- Google acquires Motorola in a $12.5 billion deal.
- Rod Fergusson reveals that Gears Of War 3 will be playable in stereoscopic 3D.
- 3DS sells 200,000 in Japan according to Nikkei.
- Speaking at GDC Europe, PopCap says that it's interested in working with EA's IP.
- Harmonix reveals that its Vidrhythm project is an iOS app.
- Minecraft is released for Xperia Play. Here's a video of us playing the game:
- Developer Broken Thumbs is fined $50,000 for violating child privacy laws.
- Double Fine's Trenched gets a European release date.
- Silent Hill: Downpour's director says that improved interfaces and control systems make it more difficult to "disempower" players.
- Reflection's studio founder Martin Edmondson says that the cloud isn't the right solution – yet.
- GAMESCOM: Battlefield 3 gets a co-op mode.
- GAMESCOM: BioWare goes free-to-play with Warhammer Online: Wrath Of Heroes.
- GAMESCOM: Sony unveils a $99 PSP.
- GAMESCOM: Sony announces a global price cut for PS3.
- EA acquires independent mobile developer Bite Games.
- GAMESCOM: Sony announces that all Vita games will be downloadable.
- Digital Chocolate acquires Sandlot Games.
- GAMESCOM: Ubisoft reveals its Vita lineup.
- Sony reveals price for Vita dev kit.
- Nintendo announces new-look Wii. Though it won't be compatible with Gamecube games.
- GAMESCOM: NCSoft announces its new MMOG, Wildstar.
- Tecmo Koei confirms move support for Ninja Gaiden 3.
- GAMESCOM: Sony announces Infamous 2 Festival Of Blood.
- Nintendo commits to a release date for Zelda: Skyward Sword.
- The full Vita spec sheet surfaces.
- Markus 'Notch' Persson challenges Bethesda to a game of Quake 3 in order to settle their trademark dispute.
- GAMESCOM: Call Of Duty: Elite developer confirms that Modern Warfare 3 will enjoy dedicated PC servers.
- Square Enix says that the Tomb Raider reboot couldn't have been made using middleware.
- Zynga acquires mobile studio Astro Ape.
- Atari expands its casual business with new executive appointments.
- GAMESCOM: The results of the Gamescom awards.
- Activision criticises EA's "bullish attitude" over Battlefield 3 and Modern Warfare 3 rivalry, saying it's bad for the industry.
- Ubisoft relaxes DRM for Driver: San Francisco.
- 3DS begins a convincing recovery in Japan.
- Rockstar's Grand Theft Auto trilogy hits the Mac App Store.
- Valve boss Gabe Newell says the company wants EA's games on Steam.
- Zynga faces more patent violation action.
- Crytek's CryEngine 3 SDK goes free for everyone.
- Microsoft reveals that Windows 8 will have its own app store.
- Facebook updates its terms to forbid developers cross-promoting their games on Google+.
- Microsoft stresses that Japan remains an important market to it, despite struggling in the region.
- Ubisoft faces uproar over the PC version of Eric Chahi's From Dust.
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