Missile Command shoots to next-gen on Xbox Live Arcade

Another one of the gems from Atari's arcade days, Missile Command, will make its way to the Xbox 360 as part of this week's Xbox Live Arcade update.

Second Mario Bros game makes its way to Wii Virtual Console

About seven months after Super Mario Bros hit the Wii's Virtual Console, its sequel has found its way to the online download platform.

Warner pushes back Blu-ray, HD DVD combo disc

Warner's proprietary disc technology that burns an HD DVD video on one side and Blu-ray on the other, has been set aside until next year.

Sony updates PSP firmware to ward off hackers

Hackers found a loophole in May's PSP version 3.5 firmware, and now Sony has quietly but frantically released a new update.

Civilization prepares for next-gen console debut

The 17-year-old cult PC hit is preparing to run the gamut of new consoles, but leaves the Wii out of its lineup.

Wii Remote to become light saber in Star Wars game

When gamers first saw the Wii Remote in action two years ago, it was almost universally referred to as a light saber-esque controller. That metaphor will soon become a reality.

Toshiba opens up next-gen features for HD DVD

Downloading bonus content from a movie studio, sending clips to other HD DVD players, and voting in interactive polls are all possible with Toshiba's latest update to the HD DVD architecture.

Supreme Commander expansion reportedly coming in November

THQ says that it's working on a follow-up to the real-time strategy game Supreme Commander that was released earlier this year.

Grand Theft Auto IV: Special Edition details emerge

Gamers now know what they'll get in the $90 version of Grand Theft Auto IV for the Playstation 3 and Xbox 360.

Integrated voice chat coming to World of Warcraft

World of Warcraft players will finally be getting integrated voice chat.

Take Two chairman responds to Manhunt 2 debate

Take Two chairman Strauss Zelnick has fired back at the US and UK ratings boards for restrictions put on the gory action game sequel, saying R-rated movies are much more offensive.

Nintendo opens up Virtual Console to indie developers

Nintendo has unlocked the Virtual Console, previously used only as a marketplace for vintage titles, to allow independent developers to create brand new Wii games.

Sony preps PS3 firmware update 1.82

Sony has detailed what to expect in the Playstation 3's next firmware update, less than two weeks after version 1.81 was released.

ESRB reportedly ramps up game trailer monitoring

After a whirlwind with Rockstar's violent Manhunt 2 game, the ESRB now appears to be taking bigger steps to restrict game trailers.

Update: Nintendo tops Sony in market value

Nintendo has pushed all the right buttons in the past several months, enabling the gaming giant to surpass the fault-ridden Sony Corporation in market value, if only for a brief period.

Rockstar holds off on Manhunt 2 US release

With a statewide ban in the UK and an Adults Only rating from the US ratings board, Rockstar has temporarily suspended the game from being released anywhere.

Sonic heading to first RPG adventure on Nintendo DS

The world famous blue hedgehog will kick up his gaming chops in a new role-playing game, thanks to a new partnership between Sega and Bioware.

Valve promises significant Steam update this summer

Valve’s Steam will be getting a major update this summer which will add social networking features.

Physicians to vote on Internet and video game addiction

Doctors belonging to the American Medical Association will vote on whether Internet and video game addiction is a real disease.

Sony promises flood of 380 new PS3 games

Sony’s chief executive Howard Stringer has promised a flood of new games to boost PlayStation 3 sales.