T.S. Eliot famously called April the cruelest month - and we're prepared to label March as the busiest.

With the 28th annual Game Developers Conference looming in a few days and two high-profile acquisitions announced, it would take a lot to dethrone March of this dubious honour.

Oh, and Flappy Bird might be coming back.

No one knows what the weeks ahead have in store for us, but if you're curious about what you might have missed in the week that was - well, you've come to the right place.

GDC
If you'll be in San Francisco next week for GDC, or will be following our coverage here, we've got some links for you.

Monetisation

Industry voices

Discovery, user acquisition, and retention

Funding, acquisitions, personnel, and shutterings

Financials

San Francisco Week
Just ahead of GDC, we caught up with some of the Bay Area's biggest names to give a deep look at the city that's coming to define technological innovation and gaming.