Grand Theft Auto IV, scheduled for an October 16 release, will be offered as a regular video game as well as, for some extra cash, as a “Special Edition” in a “customized metal safety box.”
Electronic Arts is investing $167 million into The9, a mainland China-based game company.
Sony Computer Entertainment Inc has announced that it is working on a new PS3 model with an 80 GB hard drive.
Blizzard is working on a sequel to the 1998 classic Starcraft. It says it will pour as much time and money as possible to make it a worthwhile game.
There is nothing like a studio preview of a new movie. I grew up near Hollywood and actually thought once about becoming an actor. Things didn’t work out that way but, for me, this is still one of many roads not traveled. So it was with a great deal of excitement that I found myself over at DreamWorks last Thursday. The purpose wasn’t to see the movie, the very entertaining Shrek 3, but to be briefed on the massive and very successful partnership between three players behind it.
Vivendi has reported sharply higher revenues thanks to strong sales of the World of Warcraft Burning Crusade expansion pack.
The PS3 version of the multi-platform title Stranglehold will come with something extra on it - a full-length feature film in high definition.
Nintendo's Wii, DS, and Pokemon games took the top spots in their respective categories last month, according to the latest data from NPD Group.
Microsoft has stepped up its Xbox Live security to ban any console that has been illegally modified from connecting online.
Sony today announced 30 new games headed to the PS3 platform.
Blizzard Entertainment is continuing to tease millions of gamers with their new splashpages on blizzard.com and worldofwarcraft.com.
The Voice-over IP (VoIP) program Skype is moving into the world of games, with an announcement of a new embedded tool that will allow users to invite friends to play online multiplayer games.
The public beta for Halo 3 has been extended by four days, due to a problem that prevented many users from accessing the game.
An all-new Bomberman game is heading to the Xbox 360 via the Live Arcade digital download service.
Amazon today announced that it will be launching a new music download store with DRM-free content later this year. The company said that it will offer “millions of songs” from more than 12,000 record labels, including EMI Music.
Halo fans should get their calendar ready, and mark September 25 as the release date for the final version of Halo 3. Extra: Slideshow
Owners of the Xbox 360 HD DVD player can now download an update that should fix a couple playback problems that have recently plagued the top-selling HD DVD hardware.
Eidos today announced that it will bring Tomb Raider: Anniversary to the Wii.
EMI said late Monday that it will be releasing Paul McCartney’s entire solo catalog “across all digital platforms.” And there is even hope that Beatles songs may finally become available through commercial download platforms.
Microsoft opened up the doors to Halo 3 in New York City and San Francisco on Friday to give gamers a first glimpse at the game, about a week before beta testing begins.