VIDEO: Logitech launches GT5 wheel ahead of the game

San Francisco (CA) – We are convinced that Gran Turismo 5 will be the single most important game for the Playstation 3 and even if the game isn’t ready yet and Polyphony will be selling more or less a demo version in April, here’s at least the first serious accessory for the title.

VIDEO: Epic confirms Gears of War 2

Without showing any in-game footage or game mechanic details, Epic Games confirmed it is working on a sequel to the 2006 hit Gears of War, and is slated for a November 2008 release.

Codemasters video game helps reveal new page in history

Thanks to Codemasters' upcoming Turning Point: Fall of Liberty game, which focuses on a near-death experience for Winston Churchill in 1931, new information was revealed on the man who hit the renowned prime minister.

Wii Fit, WiiWare fitted with launch dates

Nintendo today announced launch dates for Wii Fit, which broke sales records when it came out in Japan, and WiiWare, a digital download service for the Wii that will offer "bite-sized" games for casual gamers.

PC industry rivals form gaming alliance against consoles

San Francisco (CA) – Gaming consoles like Sony’s PlayStation 3 have taken up too much of the spotlight and PC companies are taking notice.  At this year’s Game Developers Conference, arch rivals like Intel and AMD are putting aside their differences to wage war against consoles.  The aptly-named PC Gaming Alliance or PCGA already has an impressive list of members like Acer/Gateway, Activision, Dell/Alienware, Epic, Microsoft and Nvidia.

Demo Xbox 360 at GDC faces "red ring of death"

Even official Microsoft demo units are not immune from the three-red-lights warning sign, indicating an Xbox 360 breakdown, as could be seen at this week's Game Developer's Conference.

Lost Odyssey loses some of its charm due to technical issues

Game Review - Lost Odyssey has an amazing story, unbelievable graphics and an award-worthy soundtrack; it's just too bad the game itself faces antiquated mechanics and blatant rip-offs of others in the genre.

Next Guitar Hero to exclusively feature Aerosmith

The latest title in the successful guitar-centric gaming franchise will feature an entire slate of tracks from Aerosmith, and it scheduled for surprisingly quick summer release.

Playstation 3 climbs ahead of Xbox 360 in January

The latest numbers from NPD are in and the PS3 reached the #2 console spot, although it's really more because Xbox 360 sales are tapering off than it is that PS3 sales are soaring.

Bandwidth and Brawndo power PDXLAN party

Portland (OR) – You can never have enough bandwidth or energy drinks.  This is the motto that hundreds of gamers will use over the weekend as they attend the PDXLAN gaming party in Portland Oregon.  LAN party coverage is nothing new, so we’re covering the unsung, but still very technical aspects of a LAN party, namely the power and network connections.  For most of the day, I followed more than a dozen volunteers around as they spliced network cables, configured routers and guzzled cases of Brawndo energy drink to stay awake.

Nintendo goes to US government to combat gaming piracy

Nintendo has contacted the US Trade Representative, asking it to help fight video game piracy around the world.

Report: Xbox 360 failure rate above 15%

About one in every six Xbox 360 consoles suffers from the "red rings of death" or other problems causing it to be disabled.

Spore video game gets September release date

Electronic Arts has set a launch date for Spore, the anticipated computer and Nintendo DS game from "Sims" creator Will Wright.

DJ Tiësto and computer games form an unholy alliance

Famous rave DJ Tiësto has joined forces with Streamline Studios, the makers of music and special effects for famous game titles like Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3.

Super Smash Bros Brawl hits one million mark

Super Smash Bros Brawl has sold a million copies in Japan, taking a record-worthy 11 days to hit that mark.

Marvel cancels massively online multiplayer game

Cryptic Studios has shut the lid on production for a massively multiplayer online game that would have pit Marvel comic characters together in a big melee.

Netflix drops HD DVD

Netflix believes the winner in the HD format war has been determined and said that it will be stocking Blu-ray discs exclusively.

Competitive eating to make its debut in video game form

Little-known video game publisher Mastiff has acquired the licensing rights to the Major League Eating organization, and is planning to release a virtual competitive eating game this summer.

Digital download PS3 game Flow is heading to the PSP

The unique, surreal game Flow is poised to make its debut on the PSP in the same way it was released on the Playstation 3 - via digital download.

Duke Nuk'em Forever (could be) coming in late 2008, seriously

We don’t want to get your hopes up just, yet, but there appears to be a slight chance that Duke Nuk'em Forever, five-time winner of Wired’s Vaporware Awards, may be released this year.