Microsoft has announced plans to create a series of anime short films based on the Halo universe. Halo Legends will be produced by Microsoft's 343 Industries and is expected to feature "creative direction" from anime pioneer Shinji Aramaki of Appleseed EX Machina fame and Mamoru Oshii, director of the Ghost in the Shell movies.
Electronic Arts today proudly announced that its Battlefield 1943
customers have killed more than 43 million enemies in just one week.
And you can join the shooting frenzy for just
$15 and get "endless value". Is it just us or is there something wrong with this picture?
Panasonic and Walt Disney Home Entertainment have inked a deal to distribute Disney movies on Micro SD cards.
A Ubisoft designer has insisted that the decision to designate Splinter Cell: Conviction an Xbox 360 exclusive was 'purely business.'
John Carmack has opined that the Playstation 3 offers "a little bit more theoretical raw performance" compared to other consoles. Carmack - the founder of iD Software - also told GameInformer that more "sweat equity" was required to develop PS3 titles.
Sonic Solutions is planning to offer consumers a new way to watch 3D movies at home by the end of the year.
Analyst Opinion - Once upon a time, I wanted to buy an electronic book reader. After Amazon’s recent Orwellian adventure, now I’m not so sure.
Apple has reportedly banned a school shooting app that managed to sneak past snoozing censors into the company's iTune's store. "Zombie School" - developed by Retarded Arts - cheerfully encourages players to shoot cheerleaders, principals and sports jocks.
A senior Microsoft executive has confirmed that the release of a mobile Xbox device was inevitable. However, the executive conceded that Microsoft remained unsure how to enter the mobile market.
Sales of video games in the US dropped to $1.17 billion in June - almost a third down on the same month last year - the biggest drop for nine years.
We all have our bad days, but it seems that Amazon had a week of
particularly bad decisions this week. First it was a $200 replacement
fee for broken Kindles and now we hear that the company may have taken
George Orwell’s visions of a future world literally and remotely
deleted books from Kindle ebook readers. Meet Amazon, your Big Brother.
Analysis - The Nintendo Wii is currently the number one selling console. However, there are indications that Microsoft has unleashed a carefully devised strategy to ensure its global domination of the console market.
Hard core gamers have reportedly shunned the Conduit FPS (first-person shooter) for the Wii. According to NPD, High Voltage Software and Sega have only mananged to sell 72,000 copies of the over-hyped title.
The UK's Teletext analog TV text service is to close next year - two years ahead of schedule, leaving large parts of the UK population without subtitling for the hard of hearing.
Media Tuners and Modulation Index have introduced an application that allows online radio stations to use a single format for streaming MPEG-4 HE AAC v2 audio over Windows, Mac and iPhone platforms.
Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Apple will launch a game console by 2013. According to Pachter, the company was following a "deliberate strategy" to transform Apple TV into an "entertainment and Internet hub."
Bill Gates recently sat down for his annual interview with Cnet and
spent some time talking about his thoughts on Project Natal – including
the system’s release date, which should not be a surprise to TG Daily
readers, as well as scenarios why depth sensing cameras make also sense
for your Windows PC.
Comcast said that it will offer its customers free access to HBO and
Cinemax content via the Internet through On Demand trial. Of course, if
you aren’t a HBO or Cinemax subscriber in the first place, you don’t
get free access to those shows, which represent a combined 750 hours of
programming initially. The added value, as Comcast claims, may be
limited, especially if you get too excited over this new offering and
run into your Internet bandwidth barrier.
The Coalition Against Trafficking in Women (CATW) has submitted an Amicus Brief in support of the lawsuit against Craigslist filed by Sheriff Dart of Cook County, Illinois seeking to hold them accountable for their role in facilitating sex trafficking.
BioWare co-founder Greg Zeschuk has reportedly criticized Activision's threat to "stop supporting" Sony if the company did not implement an immediate PS3 price cut.