Rockstar Games has announced that Manhunt 2 will be released in the US on October 31, with an "M" rating given to a new "toned down" version of the gruesome horror title.
Though the Wii was the runaway winner yet again last month, the more interesting story is that PS3 sales were on an upward swing in July.
Ubisoft has signed on to publish upcoming games under the "Games For Windows" label, the latest bump for the Microsoft-backed PC game brand.
The PSP received an unexpected boost this week with announcements of three major new features heading to the portable system in the coming months.
Leipzig (Germany) - Following an preliminary announcement earlier this year, Sony has officially unveiled PlayTV, a new service that transforms the PS3 into a digital video recorder.PlayTV incorporates a dual digital tuner to the PS3 to receive two cable or satellite feeds. It includes an on-screen program guide, high definition capability, and basic DVR controls like the ability to control live TV.
The Nintendo Wii is now the best-selling next-gen console, according to a report from VG Chartz.
Leipzig (Germany) - Microsoft today announced an update to its Sidewinder line of gaming mouses with a new set that includes customizable controls and a LCD.Announced at the Leipzig Games Convention in Germany, the new Sidewinder model delivers numerous updates over previous versions. Among the new features are a wider scroll wheel, two vertical side buttons, and a built-in macro that lets players more easily search their in-game surroundings in the middle of a quest or battle.
Paramount has announced it will be bringing the 2007 drama "A Mighty Heart" to HD DVD, the first official new movie announcement since the studio opted to back HD DVD exclusively.
Sony and Stanford have updated the Playstation 3's Folding@Home client, adding among other things connectivity with the PSP.
A 14-year-old boy was knocked unconscious and sent to the hospital as a result of trying to cool off his Xbox 360 over the weekend.
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A demo for the upcoming PSP Silent Hill game has illegitimately made its way to the public, available to download from the PSP's mobile Internet browser.
MTV Networks, Real Networks and Verizon today announced that they will be forming "Rhapsody America", a new company that will be offering an "integrated digital music experience" for PC, portable music players and cellphones.
The HD DVD camp today received an exclusivity commitment from two major movie studios – a welcome commitment the group needs in its battle against Blu-ray.
Delivering on its promise to bring more games to the Apple computer platform, Electronic Arts today shipped four new Mac titles./div>