Xbox One and PlayStation 4 dominated the headlines, but they weren't the only stories of interest to gamers in 2013.
Sony and Microsoft tried to entice consumers to buy their new consoles, while Nintendo struggled to hang on. Check out the biggest gaming stories of the year in this IDG News Service gaming review.
Take a look back at an eventful year for Microsoft in this video report.
Microsoft struggled to stay relevant in the world of desktop and mobile computing, but its games division continued to achieve success. In this year in review we’ll take a look at the Microsoft stories of 2013.
It's that time of year again, when the editors of PCWorld and TechHive name the absolute best new hardware, gadgets, software, and services
Windows 8.1 and Xbox arrived. Ballmer's leaving, but he bought part of Nokia first. Just another year in the life of a company struggling to stay relevant.
Economist Steve Levitt posits a fascinating theory on why the crime rate has plummeted over the past two decades.
Only a "very small number" of consoles are affected by the issue, Microsoft says. It's working on getting replacement models to anyone reporting the issue.
The new console's launch mirrors that of Sony's PlayStation 4 last week.
The next generation of gaming is here, and beyond the games, the Xbox One is intertwined with the greater Windows universe. Here's everything you need to know.
So you've got a game console. Now what?
Microsoft’s audacious assault on your living room is delightfully innovative yet unrefined.