Brits ban Manhunt 2

A British film and game ratings board has banned sales of the upcoming Manhunt 2 game by Rockstar Games.

Band of Bugs to march to Xbox Live Arcade

A new turn-based strategy game designed exclusively for the Xbox 360 will hit the console's online store tomorrow.

PSP gets its own Brain Age

It has taken some time, but PSP owners have access to a game that follows that concept of Brain Age – a game that opened up the competing Nintendo DS portable game console to new groups of gamers beyond the traditional teenage crowd.

Stringer "not at all" worried about PS3, predicts $2 billion for Spider-Man 3

In an interview, Sony CEO Sir Howard Stringer said Nintendo's business model was "very good" compared to Sony's PS3, but says the $600 console is only flagging because developers are using just 20% of its power.

PS3 firmware update fixes HDMI bug

Sony has released version 1.81 of the Playstation 3 firmware, fixing an HDMI display issue that came up after the last update.

Wii hits five-month streak with May hardware sales

The Wii steamrolled its way into first place again last month, selling more units than the PS3 and Xbox 360 combined.

Halo 3 beta amassed 350 terabytes of downloads

Microsoft's Halo 3 beta recently ended, and statistics show more than 12 million collective hours were logged into the game in its limited time frame.

SCEA president promises content that will “showcase what the PS3 can do”

Jack Tretton, president and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA), has answered some of the criticism that has hit Sony’s latest game console. He justified the high price tag by the PS3’s advanced technology and said that the firm will work “tirelessly” to “proof ”[the console’s] value”.

New America's Army game slated for exclusive Xbox 360 release

The Army simulation series is heading to a high definition platform for the first time, with exclusivity going to the Xbox 360.

EA to revamp Mac games library

Electronic Arts has announced that it will bring a handful of its PC game titles to the Mac, and promises to offer simultaneous releases on both platforms in the future.

Sonic 2 speeds to Wii Virtual Console

Sega has doled out its second Genesis classic featuring the iconic blue hedgehog, as the headliner for today's slate of new Virtual Console titles.

Tomb Raider: Anniversary now in stores

Celebrating the 10-year run of the adventure series, Tomb Raider: Anniversary is now available for the PC and Playstation 2.

US PlayStation group cuts around 100 jobs

In its latest reorganization, Sony Computer Entertainment America has laid off nearly 100 employees, demanding they leave the premises immediately upon notice of termination.

EA opens up casual gaming division

Electronic Arts has created EA Casual Entertainment, a new division designed specifically for casual gaming, an area that it has become increasingly interested in over the past few years.

New Pac-Man comes to Xbox Live Arcade

As part of the Xbox Live Arcade's weekly update, a retooled version of Pac-Man has been added to the online store, as a tribute to the retiring founder of the classic arcade game.

ToeJam sequel, Dead Moon join Zelda II in Virtual Console

Today's update for the Wii's Virtual Console bring the second Zelda game, the second ToeJam & Earl game, and two others as the online store reaches 100 titles.

Massively multiplayer online dance game reaches 100K users

The first computer game to call itself a "massively multiplayer online dance" title has reached the 100,000 user milestone, according to the game's publisher Nexon.

Blu-ray Pirates defeats HD DVD Matrix

Last week saw the HD DVD release of The Matrix and the Blu-ray release of Pirates of the Caribbean, each one of the most anticipated titles for their respective format.

Wii Virtual Console heading to 100 game milestone

Monday's addition of Zelda II will bring the Wii's Virtual Console library to over 100 titles.

PSP firmware gets updated to version 3.5

Sony has released the latest update for the PSP, officially making Wi-Fi PS3 remote play available.