Over $1 million has been raised by gamers for charity organisations such as Oxfam, Gamers Aid, Little People UK and Special Effect.
Alex Ward and Fiona Sperry, co-founders of Criterion Games, have left the studio, it has been confirmed by Electronic Arts.
The standalone DayZ title has sold more than 400,000 copies whilst the game continues to evolve.
Metacritic has called 2013 a “down year” for gaming noting the lack of games who scored 90 or more high score reviews.
The latest impressive gaming achievements have been revealed in the Guinness World Records: Gamers Edition book, out today.
Grand Theft Auto V is the biggest selling entertainment product of 2013, beating the likes of Skyfall, The Hobbit and Django Unchained.
The PlayStation 4 has won round two as they have beaten the Xbox One by 160,000 consoles in the UK.
A brand new story DLC for the Batman: Arkham series is to be released in 2014.
GLAAD has recognised The Last of Us for including Bill, a gay character, into its survival thriller narrative.
The Last of Us and GTA V continue to battle it out for Game of the Year as Naughty Dog’s survival thriller wins Kotaku’s Game of the Year.
Capcom have called their fan base for the Resident Evil series old and say they are slowly outgrowing video games altogether.
Alan Wake’s screenplay, making of documentaries, concept arts, production photos and soundtrack are included in bundle available on Steam.
Electronic Art’s Battlefield 4 has been banned in China for threatening “national security” and calls the game “an illegal game”.
The multiplayer mod for the 2010 action-adventure game Just Cause 2 has been voted as the 2013’s Mod of the Year by ModDB.
Honest players who have received substantial amounts of money from hackers on GTA Online won’t be banned or punished, says Rockstar Games.