Nintendo today announced launch dates for Wii Fit, which broke sales records when it came out in Japan, and WiiWare, a digital download service for the Wii that will offer "bite-sized" games for casual gamers.
San Francisco (CA) – Gaming consoles like Sony’s PlayStation
3 have taken up too much of the spotlight and PC companies are taking
notice. At this year’s Game Developers
Conference, arch rivals like Intel and AMD are putting aside their differences
to wage war against consoles. The
aptly-named PC Gaming Alliance or PCGA already has an impressive list of
members like Acer/Gateway, Activision, Dell/Alienware, Epic, Microsoft and
Even official Microsoft demo units are not immune from the three-red-lights warning sign, indicating an Xbox 360 breakdown, as could be seen at this week's Game Developer's Conference.
Game Review - Lost Odyssey has an amazing story, unbelievable graphics and an award-worthy soundtrack; it's just too bad the game itself faces antiquated mechanics and blatant rip-offs of others in the genre.
The latest title in the successful guitar-centric gaming franchise will feature an entire slate of tracks from Aerosmith, and it scheduled for surprisingly quick summer release.
The latest numbers from NPD are in and the PS3 reached the #2 console spot, although it's really more because Xbox 360 sales are tapering off than it is that PS3 sales are soaring.
Portland (OR) – You can never have enough bandwidth or energy drinks. This is the motto that hundreds of gamers will use over the weekend as they attend the PDXLAN gaming party in Portland Oregon. LAN party coverage is nothing new, so we’re covering the unsung, but still very technical aspects of a LAN party, namely the power and network connections. For most of the day, I followed more than a dozen volunteers around as they spliced network cables, configured routers and guzzled cases of Brawndo energy drink to stay awake.
Nintendo has contacted the US Trade Representative, asking it to help fight video game piracy around the world.
About one in every six Xbox 360 consoles suffers from the "red rings of death" or other problems causing it to be disabled.
Electronic Arts has set a launch date for Spore, the anticipated computer and Nintendo DS game from "Sims" creator Will Wright.
Famous rave DJ Tiësto has joined forces with Streamline Studios, the makers of music and special effects for famous game titles like Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3.
Super Smash Bros Brawl has sold a million copies in Japan, taking a record-worthy 11 days to hit that mark.
Cryptic Studios has shut the lid on production for a massively multiplayer online game that would have pit Marvel comic characters together in a big melee.
Opinion - The HD DVD camp suffered two major blows today and no matter you look at it, begins to look like the certain loser of the high-def format war. HD DVD better has a secret weapon that it can aim at Blu-ray now. Otherwise Toshiba can only hope for a miracle or actually admit defeat. But it is not only Toshiba that loses.
Netflix believes the winner in the HD format war has been determined and said that it will be stocking Blu-ray discs exclusively.
Little-known video game publisher Mastiff has acquired the licensing rights to the Major League Eating organization, and is planning to release a virtual competitive eating game this summer.
The unique, surreal game Flow is poised to make its debut on the PSP in the same way it was released on the Playstation 3 - via digital download.
We don’t want to get your hopes up just, yet, but there appears to be a slight chance that Duke Nuk'em Forever, five-time winner of Wired’s Vaporware Awards, may be released this year.