Opinion - Just a few months ago, the high-definition arena looked like we were in for a lengthy battle between Blu-ray and HD DVD. That impression surely has changed: Blu-ray is capturing the market where it counts – movie sales, which apparently are driven by Playstations making their way into the market. Will the game console break HD DVD's neck?
Microsoft is allowing developers to have games use the Xbox 360 hard drive, a requirement that could systematically weed out owners of the Core version of the console.
Customers who purchase the Xbox 360 Elite and HD DVD drive from Amazon will receive seven free HD DVD titles, curbing virtually the entire cost of the player.
Headsets, cables, and controller charge kits for the Xbox 360 are all going for $3 more than they used to at Best Buy, with demand for these items expected to jump for the release of Halo 3.
TV psychiatrist Dr. Phil McGraw will be a new high profile commentator with an assumed negative outlook on violent video games, reports Game Politics.
In the quickest side-by-side firmware updates for the Wii so far, Nintendo has updated its console for the second time in as many weeks.
Over seven million Xbox Live accounts have been created, accounting for nearly 70% of all Xbox 360 consoles.
Analyst Opinion - If you think about it, this will be a fascinating fourth quarter. Nintendo Wii, to pretty much the surprise of everyone, is the product to beat, Sony, the old champ, is on life support but getting a short term uplift, and last week even the Xbox Core unit (which has never sold well) sold very well.
MTV's ambitious music game Rock Band will be the most expensive Xbox 360 title to date.
Gearing up for its first big title since the Wii's launch, Nintendo has added a preview of the new Metroid Prime game as well as a downloadable version of the first title in the series to the Wii Shop channel.
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Customers who purchased specific titles from the Playstation 3's online Playstation Store will receive a full refund because of defects in the game emulation.
Following a similar announcements made earlier this year by EMI, Universal Music Group will be releasing music tracks without an integrated technology that restricts the use of the music files.
Vivendi's Sierra Entertainment announced today that the PC strategy game World in Conflict has gone gold, meaning development is complete and it's ready to be mass produced.