Massive scores big in-game ad deal with EA

Microsoft subsidiary Massive Incorporated has scored a huge in-game advertising deal with Electronic Arts.

World of Warcraft reaches 9 million subscribers

Blizzard Entertainment has announced that its hit World of Warcraft MMORPG has reached 9 million subscribers.

2K Games lifts the curtain off huge Civilization expansion pack

Civilization IV: Beyond the Sword, referred to by 2K as the largest Civilization expansion yet, is now available for fans of the PC strategy game.

Heavenly Sword demo heading to PS3 this week

The anticipated PS3 exclusive hack-and-slash game will be playable to all console owners this week, with a demo of Heavenly Sword slated for the Playstation Store.

EA recruits PS3, Xbox 360 for Army of Two

Electronic Arts announced today that it will bring the new military simulation game Army of Two to the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360 in November.

‘Boot camp’ hopes to increase gaming time between moms and kids

Kids these days usually play video games with their friends and sometimes their fathers, but moms could soon be joining in on the grenade tossing, alien killing fun.

Wii Web browser gets its own security concern

Symantec says it has identified a new vulnerability in Adobe's Flash player that can cause the Nintendo console to lock up when viewed on the specially crafted Opera Web browser.

Lower price sparks PS3 sales to jump 135%

Based on "preliminary internal data", Sony says that PS3 sales rose by 135% in the first two weeks following the $100 cut on existing PS3 units.

Wii crashes sales charts again

It's no longer a big surprise, but Nintendo's console once again sold more units than the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 combined, during the month of June.

Latest PS3 firmware adds additional HD support

Sony has finished version 1.90 of the Playstation 3 firmware, adding among other things 1080p24 and AVCHD video support.

Far Cry 2 on its way to PC

Ubisoft's modern PC shooter is making a comeback, with details about the Far Cry sequel announced today.

Scientists ‘solve’ Checkers

Canadian researchers have created an invincible Checkers program that can beat any human.

Rockstar's Bully to fight its way to Wii, Xbox 360

After a round of success of the PS2 and Xbox, a new Bully game is heading to the Wii and Xbox 360.

EA goes bowling for The Sims in new iPod game

The Sims Bowling has made its way to the iPod, adding to a list of games that has seen very few updates over the past several months.

HDScape gives up HD DVD exclusivity, moves to Blu-ray

Another sign that HD DVD is losing ground, the once exclusive HD DVD company The DVD Acquisition and Development Group has announced it's moving to Blu-ray.

LocoRoco to roll onto PS3

At a Sony press event in Tokyo, it has been reported that Sony will bring a new version of the quirky PSP title LocoRoco to the Playstation 3.

Rockstar bringing Table Tennis to Wii

The surprise Xbox 360 hit Table Tennis is now on its way to a more interactive experience on the Wii.

Blade Runner slated for massive five-disc Blu-ray, HD DVD release

Warner Home Video's release of Blade Runner on the two high definition formats will set a record for the amount of content packed into a single movie title.

Peter Moore steps aside from Microsoft to join EA

Redwood City (CA) - With just enough time to finish unpacking his bags from E3, Microsoft's Peter Moore has jumped from the Xbox team to Electronic Arts, where he will serve as EA Sports President. Peter Moore will leave Microsoft as the corporate vice president of the Interactive Entertainment Business, the division that oversees the Xbox.  In a complete 180 degree turn, Moore will be replaced by Don Mattrick, a former Electronic Arts President.  Mattrick is currently an external adviser to Microsoft's Entertainment and Devices division.

Japan to get more colors for slim PSP

Rose pink, lavender purple, and felicia blue will all be available options for the new PSP when it makes its debut in Japan.