A US District Court judge has summarily dismissed a patent-infringement lawsuit brought by Guardian Media Technologies against Nintendo's Wii. "We are very pleased with the Court's decision," said Rick Flamm, Nintendo's general counsel. "Nintendo vigorously defends patent lawsuits. At the earliest stages of this case, Nintendo convinced the Court to dismiss this case as Guardian's patent had nothing to do with Nintendo's products."
Escalation Studios has resurrected Doom for the iPhone. The latest version of the classic title will utilize artwork and core engine technology developed for Doom 3 in 2005. Nevertheless, Resurrection is expected to offer fans a completely "new play style," with plenty of gory challenges for both novice and experienced gamers.
France's highest legal authority has overturned a ruling that would have allowed a new state agency to cut off internet access for those who download music illegally.
WebWars has launched a new browser-based platform that offers a
"layered reality" gaming experience. The platform utilizes Flash to create interchangeable themes, advanced gameplay mechanics and
social networking features.
Sony is reportedly eyeing a $100 price cut for its high-end Playstation 3. According to Industy Gamers, the price cut could be timed to coincide with EA's (Electronic Arts) release of Madden NFL 10 in August.
The Apple Worldwide Developers' Conference probably isn't the best place to pull, which may be why a company called iPorn is hosting a 'Bikini Girls' party there tonight and offering free adult videos to users.
Nintendo fans seeking the confirmation of new hard core titles left E3 with a distinct feeling of relief. Their voracious appetites for destruction had been utterly sated by the gritty Grinder and bloody Gladiator AD.
A News Corp executive confirmed that he may be looking into ways to
diversify the video site’s revenue base. At least some of Hulu’s
content could soon be only available to subscribers.
Has all the hype and chaos of E3 left you feeling nostalgic for the old days of 8 and 16 bit gaming? Do you have a sudden urge to play The Legend of Zelda or Golden Axe instead of waving a Wii controller, holding a vibrating Xbox 360 pad and dreaming of the new PSP Go?
A senior developer at Nintendo has displayed total unconcern at Sony and Microsoft's attempts to catch up with its Wii controller system.
When computer animators discovered how to render hair, suddenly movies were full of cuddly creatures instead of plastic toys and reptiles.
The E3 playing field was undoubtedly dominated by veteran industry heavyweights such as Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony. However, a consortium of independent developers known as "IndieCade" showcased a number of titles that could help define the future of alternative gaming.
Iron Will is currently showcasing a new PC peripheral at the E3
Expo. The Peregrine gaming glove, which is powered by advanced
TouchPoint technology, offers a "direct link" to real-time strategy
(RTS) and massively multiplayer online (MMO) titles.
A supposedly neutral third-party analyst has predicted that Microsoft will experience a "strengthened" market position for its Xbox 360 game console. Strategy Analytics games analyst Martin Olausson explained that Microsoft had clearly "pulled ahead" of Sony and Nintendo "when it comes to offering next generation online entertainment experiences."
Sony has confirmed that Agent will be available exclusively for the Playstation 3. Agent, devloped by Rockstar of GTA fame, is an espionage game that takes place during the 1970s when bell-bottom jeans and dangling cigarettes were all the rage.
Digital Extreme Technologies (DXT) is currently showcasing its advanced console gear at the E3 expo. We spoke with DXT reps about several notable products, including the Reality Pro Game System, Sensor Handgrip and Black Widow Keyboard.
THQ has unveiled a number of new games in honor of E3, including MX vs. ATV, Homefront, Space Marine and Darksiders. The company also released its long-awaited Red Faction: Guerrilla.
With a suggested retail price of $249 and an October 1 debut date, the
PSP Go is a smaller, more mobile version of the PSP, geared toward
those who – no surprise here – “lead a digital lifestyle”.
In keeping up with Nintendo and Microsoft who launched motion sensing controllers, Sony debuted an impressive device, the PlayStation Motion Controller which works in conjunction with the PlayStation Eye during its press conference. The device is set to hit the shelves in spring 2010.
Hopes were indeed high for Nintendo's keynote speech at E3. However, Nintendo fans and industry watchers waiting with bated breath for earth shattering news were instead forced to make do with a slew of recycled games and hardware.