Sony renews Playstation 3 with lower capacity, new color

Sony Computer Entertainment Japan announced today that it will launch a new PS3 later this year with a 40 GB hard drive, which will also be available in ceramic white.

Toyota releases Xbox Live Arcade game

After an unbelievably successful run for Burger King last year, Toyota is trying its hand in the "advergame" business with the release of "Yaris".

Star Trek urn, casket announced

Eternal Image, a company that specializes in brand name funerary products, said that it will be offering Star Trek branded urns and caskets by the end of this year. The company will offer initially an urn that “is reminiscent of the 24th century styling of the United Federation of Planets and Starfleet.”    

Xbox 360 to get two free games

British regulatory group says no to new version of Manhunt 2

Rockstar was able to get a toned down version of Manhunt 2 through the ESRB, but it is having a more difficult time getting approval in the UK.

Happy Birthday! Atari 2600 turns 30

Chicago (IL) – The Atari 2600, considered by many the origin of the modern game console market, is celebrating its 30th birthday this month.    

X-Wing rocket disintegrates in flight

A scale replica of a Star Wars X-Wing fighter disintegrated in mid-flight after being launched in Plaster City, California.

40 GB Playstation 3 may be set for October 28

An entirely new PS3 hardware is apparently on its way to to retailers in time for the holiday season.

World of Warcraft reaches 800,000 concurrent users in China

Update: Slim PSP surpasses sales of old PSP in Japan

The recently redesigned version of the PSP has already sold 580,000 units in Japan, more than the same amount in the same time frame for the original PSP.

Playstation 3 store adds game tutorial videos

Sony has taken the PS3's digital download capability to a platform no other console has tried yet - video tutorials.

Retailers ready fifth Xbox 360 SKU with arcade bundle

US retailers have begun listing yet another version of the Xbox 360, a special low-cost bundle for casual gamers.

HD DVDs to turn into online shopping catalogs

The newest feature to enter the realm of high definition video is the ability to go shopping online, directly from an HD DVD player.

Unreal Tournament 3 likely to be pushed back to 2008

Midway has announced that Unreal Tournament 3, originally set to be its killer PS3 app for the holiday season, may not make it out this year after all.

Command & Conquer series released, once more

Nintendo adds to Wii safety with free "Remote Jacket"

Nintendo has introduced a new product that slips over the Wii for users to have a better grip on it, and existing Wii owners can apply to get up to four for free.

GIMP.TV answering questions you’re too embarrassed to ask

Ontario (CA) – Basic car maintenance like changing your oil and rotating tires may seem easy to grease monkeys, but to many people it’s as mysterious and complicated as brain surgery.  Now, there’s a video podcast called “Fuel Time” that promises to show basic car fixes, all without embarrassing yourself.

Ask a Ninja unmasked

Ontario (CA) - Imagine being able to ask the Ninja from Ask a Ninja not just one question but a whole bunch of questions all at once! was given a chance to do just that at the 3rd Annual Podcasting and New Media Expo in Ontario, California this past weekend. Even better, we lived to tell about it.  

Nintendo head says Wii supply won't meet US Christmas demand

Reginald Fils-Aime, the president of Nintendo's North American division, recently said that Wii production will not be able to meet consumer demand this holiday season, for the second year in a row.

Hudson announces first Turbografx-16 CD games for Wii Virtual Console

Last month, Hudson announced it would bring Turbografx-16 CD titles to the Wii's Virtual Console digital download store, and the first one to come out will be Gate of Thunder.