Minecraft tops any other search on Youtube in 2014. This includes searches for musical artists like Beyonce and Taylor Swift. Minecraft is pop culture.
In an interview, Shigeru Miyamoto said that Nintendo wouldn't make a new F-Zero title until they had a controller interface that was a good fit for it. He also said that he and the other F-Zero creator were currently working on the new Star Fox.
Riot Games is working with ISP's to optimize League of Legends traffic. They are also rewarding their non toxic player base with free goodies.
The 2015 IGF Finalists have been announced. Some highlights include 80 days, This War of Mine, The Talos Principle, Shovel Knight, Bounden and Desert Golfing.
Valve's The International is going to take place August 3rd through 8th in Seattle, Washington. Valve also announced there would be no Dev Day this year but instead have a bigger presence at GDC where they promise to show the finalized steam controller. Also Steam Machines are dead.
During their CES Keynote, Intel announced they are spending 300 million to increase hiring of women and minorities.
Planetside 2 PS4 closed beta begins on January 20th.
Source: Playstation Blog