If Battlefield 4’s kicked you out of one match too many, why not calm yourself by catching up on a week’s worth of GamesBeat’s content?

We’ve covered Battlefield 4’s woes, some next-gen sales, and pretty much every other notable event from the last week in the world of gaming.


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The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug -- Barrel Escape.

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Pieces of flair

  • How the players, developers, and leagues of e-sports are making money and creating a thriving industry
  • How Ubisoft and a marketing firm used YouTube to lure guitar learners to Rocksmith
  • You can buy this gamer PC for $13K (if you’re nuts)