Valve has begun releasing statistics for its Steam service, which currently reaches more than 15 million subscribers and has grown into one of the major game distribution platforms. Other than you might expect, it isn’t the Bioshock & Co bunch that is dominating the Steam charts.
THQ has announced a new Wii and DS game geared towards girls, and on the Wii it will include support for the Balance Board controller.
Playstation 3 users can expect a "pretty big change in the Playstation Network in the early part of April," according to Sony Computer Entertainment America's John Hight.
The first third-party Wii game to use the Wii Fit Balance Board has been confirmed for a stateside release.
Getting paid to review video games is a dream
job to some and CNET/Gamespot may have a position for you. Management
is still reeling from the high-profile resignations (some say firings)
of four of the site’s top editors and Cnet now appears to be filling
those vacant positions.
Konami has announced the release date for the upcoming exclusive Playstation 3 title Metal Gear Solid 4, which will launch alongside a special limited edition version of the console.
Video game publisher SCi Entertainment Group has announced that it is going to cut 25% of its workforce and put a halt to 14 of its pending projects.
The recently completed Game Developers
Conference had a record turnout. This was probably caused by larger
number of exhibitors at the conference which was a mixture of lectures,
head-hunting and the conventional trade show. GDC had more than 400
sessions which were mostly packed even on the final day when guys from
CryTek held several very interesting sessions.
After the Playstation 3 began to narrow in on the Wii in Japan, the Nintendo platform blasted the sales charts this month thanks in large part to Wii Fit and Super Smash Bros Brawl.
Namco Bandai's popular series of "Tales" role-playing games is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and in commemoration the publisher has announced new games for the Xbox 360 and Wii.
Los Angeles (CA) – Suki is a Japanese student on the run from US immigration authorities and you can experience what he is going through in a new game called ICED. Short for I Can End Deportation, the game places players in New York where they must avoid police and do good deeds to gain citizenship. The makers of the game say it’s an educational tool aimed at teens, but critics claim it trivializes illegal immigration.
Nintendo has confirmed that it will offer "Wi-Fi Connection Pay & Play" on the Wii, a feature that will have additional online functionality but at an added price.
Blizzard's 800-pound gorilla World of Warcraft isn’t the only relevant game in the MMORPG genre.
Sony today announced a firm release date and MSRP for the "Dualshock 3" controller, the first PS3 controller to include the rumble feature.
Portland (OR) – Getting smacked in the head with a ball usually is a bad thing, but for hundreds of PDXLAN attendees over President’s Day Weekend it was a chance to have fun and win gigabytes of RAM sticks. For four days, more than five hundred avid gamers descended upon Portland Oregon to virtually kill each other and win thousands of dollars in prizes in wacky contests – like vegemite eating, chair holding and yes, even dodgeball. I’ve attended other LAN parties, but my first visit to PDXLAN showed me how a large party can still be fun and “homey”.
Sony has announced details, including a firm release date, for the second set of cards for the Playstation Eye killer app "The Eye of Judgment".