Before we celebrate 2014's greatest in gaming, let's revisit those titles that failed to live up to the hype.
A new fragrance from Xbox? Microsoft gets into the fake-cologne business in a cheeky attempt to play down Sony's exclusive-content deal for one of the biggest games of the year.
Destiny is a victim of the hype machine created around it. It's a refined console shooter that feels great during the action, but goes stale during just about every other component of the game.
The record-setting number does include standard costs, like marketing, packaging, and royalties. But still, the amount is massive.
After Destiny's September release, Activision Blizzard is the latest large game maker to beat Wall Street estimates with the help of online purchases, signaling a bounce back for the industry.
Thanks to the launch of Activision's Destiny, the game industry managed a modest September but is still seeing a slump in software sales, according to NPD Group's latest monthly report.
The team responsible for last month's attack on the PSN and Battle.net has claimed responsibility for server crashes on the two games.
Master Chief awakes in a cold sweat, forced to ponder what could have been.
The sci-fi shooter isn't close to selling as fast as titles from existing franchises like Grand Theft Auto, but for a nonsequel, it's humming right along.
The video game made by the team behind Halo is off to a strong start -- but questions still remain.