It's late January and despite all indicators to the contrary, it's actually been pretty mild. Hoorah for global warming we say. Not much to report on the games front currently as the industry goes through one of its periodic fits of hibernation. Still you could do worse than check out our Broken Age review or get the very latest on Thief. Elsewhere, there's plenty going on in the world of games and tech and here's what our brave lads 'n lasses have discovered this week.
Find out why LotR's Shadow of Mordor is Batman meets Assassin's Creed in the coolest way in our full preview.
We looked into our crystal ball and saw the future. Check out our 10 bold Microsoft gaming predictions for 2014.
Official Nintendo Magazine
The man behind the Wii U-exclusive Scram Kitty & His Buddy On Rails says that Nintendo are "tremendous to work with".
Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze has had a rough ride online, so we sent our blogger to take on the YouTube flamers in Alex Jones vs. The Internet.