The best gaming stories of the week that we didn't write

The internet is a big place. We do our best at GamesRadar to fill it up with awesome gaming stories all by ourselves, but it's just not humanly possible. Luckily we're not alone. We have friends and co-workers with the exact same 'fill up the internet' mandate as us. And this is just a small selection of some of the best gaming stories that they've been filling up the internet with this week.


14 best party games to power up Christmas

Xbox 720 launching in 2013 MS source confirms

15 essential tips to conquer Skyrim


55 new Metal Gear Rising Screens

22 screens of Naughty Dog’s fungus zombie adventure The Last Of Us

Hitman: Absolution gets a trailer breakdown with new screens and an analysis

2011 game of the year countdown starts with a shocking number ten

Bioware’s mystery game has been revealed as Command & Conquer: Generals 2, here’s the first screens and trailer


Aliens: Colonial Marines: Gearbox gets xenophobic

Binary Domain: squad shooting's tomorrow, played for laughs

Ridge Racer Unbounded: head-on hands-on with Namco's reboot

PC Gamer

In preparation for their Star Wars: The Old Republic review, PC Gamer are spending a lot of time wielding lightsabers and blasters. Bioware's MMO is extremely moreish.

PC Gamer's Ultimate Christmas Giveaway is in full flow - 12 days of incredible prizes await.

There's controversy surrounding The Witcher 2's DRM. Could CD Projekt RED be on track to defeating piracy?