The first episode of 2013 finds the IncGamers Podcast team eager(ish) to discuss PC hardware developments. Find out whether the Xi3 not-Steambox or Nvidia Shield capture our collective imaginations, or merely evoke a weary sigh.
THQ are still very much in the financial mire, to the extent that after 22 January the company may not exist at all. What does this mean for the fate of games like Company of Heroes 2 and studios like Volition? Probably nothing good, if rumours of EA sniffing around the auction site are anything to go by.
Elsewhere in the news, there’s reflection on Elite: Dangerous and Godus meeting their Kickstarter goals and a curious tale from China involving unemployment, WoW hitmen and one father’s quest to impose a work ethic by virtual force.