San Francisco (CA) - The future of mobile phone graphics lies in vector-based acceleration, according to AMD. The company demoed its upcoming G12 and G40 mobile graphics chips at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and claimed that they can speed up vector graphics rending by up to thirty times. According to company representatives, the chips could also help developers produce more eye catching interfaces and reduce power consumption.
Ubisoft announced today that it is working on a new Nintendo DS title that turns the handheld system into a virtual guitar.
Nintendo's famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto inspired thousands of game developers, but only introduced one new product during his keynote at the Game Developer's Conference. Miyamoto outlined Nintendo's game design philosophy and challenged game companies and developers to make more universally appealing games.
At today's keynote, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto announced that Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii will be released this year.
Electronic Arts has formed a new partnership with Harmonix, the specialized game developer behind some of the best selling rhythm and music games.
Nintendo is using its popular Pokemon franchise to debut two of the Wii's previously untapped features.
You generally don't see audience emotions change from boredom to adulation during a major convention keynote, but this exact thing happened during Sony's keynote today at the Game Developers Conference.
It has become more difficult for Sony to make its case for its Playstation game console as the competition from Nintendo and Wii is heating up. At GDC, the company revealed several aggressive approaches to make the PS3 more attractive, including a “next-generation” 3D user community.
The annual Game Developers Conference starts today in San Francisco's lovely Moscone Convention Center, but will this year's show be as interesting as the last?
A new service that lets users stream downloaded content from Amazon to their Tivo has officially launched today. The free service is available now to all Tivo subscribers.
Nvidia is demonstrating at GDC 2007 a newly released toolkit for the development of DirectX 10 games running on its Geforce 8-series graphics chips.
Ubisoft will be bringing the arcade classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the Xbox Live Arcade this month. The release is conveniently scheduled on the forefront of a new TMNT game that hits the Xbox 360 in two weeks.
DiamondWare and Simutronics have partnered up to add 3D-aware voice chat to Simutronics' HeroEngine, an MMO technology platform.
Activision has announced that it will be buying DemonWare, a Dublin-based gaming middleware developer.
Work on the PC shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Cheronbyl is complete and the game is ready to ship to stores later this month.
Atari today announced that it is finished working on Test Drive Unlimited for the PS2 and PC.
The Xbox Live has topped six million users, Microsoft announced today.
Project Gotham Racing, a blockbuster game title for the Xbox and Xbox 360 game consoles, will soon be available in a version for Windows Mobile smartphones. Extra: Slideshow
Comedy Central has partnered with Microsoft to release an episode of its popular cartoon show South Park in high definition.
Eidos Interactive wants PSP owners to harness their musical powers with its new Traxxpad software.