Xbox 360 HD DVD player price drops to $130

Effective immediately, the MSRP for the HD DVD add-on to Microsoft's Xbox 360 is now $129.99, and yes, it does still include the offer for five free HD DVD movies.

More than half a million people sign up for Age of Conan beta

Durham (NC) – The upcoming Age of Conan game has seen promising interest hinting to a big launch. More than 500,000 people have signed up for beta testing or the Clan of Conan Club, product manager Erling Ellingsen told TG Daily.  

Tobacco smoke makes Super Smash Bros Brawl unplayable on Wii

Super Smash Bros Brawl is one of the most talked about video games for any console, but players in Japan have come to realize that their Wii must be free of dust and smoke for the game to operate.

Bomberman Land's mini-game collection is exemplary

Game review - Bomberman Land may not be the best Bomberman game ever created, but its presentation and sheer volume of mini-games is one of the best titles for the Wii to date.

Saitek launches "Cyborg" gaming mouse

Bristol (UK) - Saitek, one of the few companies exclusively dedicated to PC gaming accessories, today announced the availability of its "Cyborg" mouse, which expands and retracts dynamically to the user's touch. The Cyborg Mouse is unique because its rear shell moves back and forth automatically to fit the shape and position of the user's hand.  It does this with a small built-in motor that can be toggled on and off.

Wii version of Civilization Revolution canned

2K Games has pulled the plug on the Wii version of its upcoming Civilization game, but it's still coming out for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Nintendo DS.

One million PS3 owners now Folding@Home

Sony Computer Entertainment today announced that its contribution to Stanford's Folding@Home medical research program now reaches one million Playstation 3 consoles worldwide.

Wii Super Smash Bros tops 500,000 in Japan first-day sales

Super Smash Bros Brawl for the Wii sold over 500,000 copies in its first day in Japan, more than all other new releases on all platforms combined.

Electronic Arts projects PS3 to outsell Xbox 360 this year

The largest video game publisher has released its estimates of 2008 console sales, projecting that the Xbox 360 will come in behind both the Wii and the Playstation 3.

Parappa the Rapper creator to make encore on Wii

The rhythm game pioneer and creator of the cel-shaded hip hop artist is making a comeback, this time on the Wii, according to the game's official announcement from Majesco.

Playstation division finally turns a profit, sells 5 million PS3

Sony released its financial data for the last quarter in 2007, showing a $100+ million profit in the Playstation division for the first time since the Playstation 3 launch.

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Man kills daughter after she broke his Xbox

Tyrone Spellman has been convicted of murdering his daughter, in an angry rage that was ignited because she knocked over his Xbox.

Skype on PSP goes live with firmware update

The top voice-over IP messenger program on the Internet is now available for the PSP, as the first major feature for the portable system that is only compatible with the newer slim models.

GT5 Prologue coming to PS3 on April 17

Chicago (IL) – Gran Turismo 5 Prologue, likely the most important game for the Playstation 3 so far, has received a launch date and a price tag.      

Qtrax free music player disappoints

It’s not often that we put “sucks bad” in a title, but the beta Qtrax music player truly disappoints. After all the hype of allowing millions of freely playable songs, the so called “Songbird” beta program is excruciating slow, crashes often and doesn’t even offer any music.

HD DVD buys Super Bowl ad

During next week's Super Bowl, viewers will be treated to an HD DVD commercial, but won't see any mention of the competing Blu-ray format.

PS3 version of Call of Duty 4 reaches two million copies

Call of Duty 4 has become one of three titles on the Playstation 3 to sell over two million units, reaching the milestone in less than three months.

Virtual Console games to appear in Wii Super Smash Bros

More than a half dozen classic Nintendo games will be playable in the highly anticipated upcoming Super Smash Bros Brawl.

Qtrax to offer 25 million songs for free

iTunes better look out because a new music service will soon offer millions of songs for free.  New York-based Qtrax is launching a beta application that will aggregate up to 25 million songs from peer-to-peer networks.