James, Neil, Gary and friend of the show Richard "Major Lag" Portchmouth discuss the latest gaming headlines, including:

Nintendo 3DS price cut

The week's most surprising news is that Nintendo is lowering the trade price of the 3DS, meaning retailers are likely to knock it down to £130. But what message is this sending?

Skyrim to have 'bigger', 'complete package' DLC

Bethesda says we can expect Skyrim DLC releases akin to those of Fallout 3 and Rockstar's games. And that's made the pimp of Tamriel very happy...

Average XBLA price on the rise

Microsoft admits that the average price of Xbox Live Arcade games has risen over the past few years, but that gamers are more than happy to pay for them. Does the team agree?

Armageddon for Red Faction

THQ axes the Red Faction franchise after poor financial results and disappointing sales of it's recent release, Armageddon. But that's okay - Gary's more interested in Saints Row.

Riccitiello: The console cycle has gone forever

EA CEO Jon Riccitiello believes that the console cycle we've come to know has ended, thanks to the rise of mobile gaming and downloads. We discuss our thoughts on the future of consoles.

EA hopes to resolve Steam issues

A disagreement between Electronic Arts and Valve has seen the former's games removed from Steam. Who's in the right? Who will be the most affected? And does it even matter to gamers?

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