It's that time of year again - E3 has been and gone, so we've had our fill of news, whilst publishers are too afraid to release big games, as apparently some people prefer to go outside during the summer?!
If that wasn't already enough, one of the losing team's members happened to be HaloFollower, a Halo dedicated YouTube channel with just shy of 430,000 subscribers.
Not too shabby, Mr Rook!
I'd be lying if I didn't admit that Jason leading the project was a contributing factor in my anticipating For Honor.
In another bit of news that parallels Tippy's - stop drinking now if you are, lest you spew your beverage in horror - we saw a win from Plasma wing to end his long streak of fails. Just as I warned you of the impending shock, Plas eased me into the news that he somehow managed to not only complete Dark Souls, but to get all of the achievements as well.
I still can't quite believe the news, but I'm truly happy he finally got to experience the endorphin rush that comes with success.
Liking the snazzy SmartGlass-to-Xbox app update that was snuck out recently, though it does give away a few of my friends list favourites, a couple of which (Metalrodent and Decent Jam) managed to break the physics in Grand Theft Auto V.
Nice to see they've improved their system since the infamous Grand Theft Auto IV swing glitch...
Some familiar faces joined us in the forum this week, Captain Chao5 and BAMozzy returning from hiatus. If you want to talk tech, BAM is your man.
For the forum-averse that don't fancy following suit, you may have spotted that we've recently enabled article comments, which opens up a whole new avenue of community interaction. Be sure to leave your thoughts on any relevant article for another chance to feature in future round-ups.
Sonic turned 25 this week, so it's a celebratory retro classic for the jukebox. Whilst there are masses of great tracks in the blue hedgehog's past, a personal favourite is Sonic 3's Ice Cap Zone theme, on which you can feast your ears below.