Dirt is just what the Playstation 3 needs

Opinion – I have been criticizing Sony for its PS3 strategy and game publishers for their PS3 game strategy pretty much since the console was released almost 10 months ago – despite the fact that I always felt that it is the console with the most potential out there. If you don't believe me, have a look at Dirt. It is the best sign yet that there is hope for the PS3.    

Euro retailer puts out Halo 3 days in advance

European retailer Argos has reportedly begun selling copies of Halo 3, about a week before its scheduled release date.

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Wii gamers to receive The Force next year

Answering the pleas of many fans, Lucas Arts has officially announced a game that will turn the Wii Remote into a digital light saber.

EA set for 32-player online Wii game

EA has announced that the Wii version of Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 will have online support for 32 players, 16 more than what is traditionally offered on the Xbox 360.

Turbografx-CD moves to Wii Virtual Console

Hudson has announced that it will begin offering classic Turbografx-CD titles for the Wii, the first new console to be added to the Nintendo platform since it launched last year.

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Colin McRae, video game and car racing legend, dies at 39

Colin McRae, a former World Rally champion, died in a helicopter crash over the weekend, leaving his immortality in part in a series of top-selling video games.

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Wii confirmed as top-selling current-gen console

A professional research firm has released information that shows the Wii has outsold the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 on a global scale.

Playstation 3, PSP firmware nudged up to next level

Sony has announced new firmware updates for the PS3 and PSP, adding functional enhacements to both platforms.

World Series of Video Games closes shop in middle of tournament

The World Series of Video Games has come to a screeching halt as event organizers were unable to secure enough sponsorship revenue.

Logitech pumps out Bluetooth keyboard, headset for PS3

Fremont (CA) - Logitech this week launched its first Bluetooth keyboard and headset designed specifically for use with the Playstation 3. The Cordless Vantage Headset and Cordless Mediaboard Pro can communicate with the PS3 without any kind of physical connection to the system.  The PS3 has full Bluetooth functionality, which is activated through an option on the console's main menu.

Xbox 360's Lost Odyssey falls back to 2008

Microsoft's first-party RPG Lost Odyssey was originally part of the company's touted holiday lineup, but now it won't hit stores until next year.

Guitar Hero moves to PC, Mac in third installment

Not everyone of us may be able to afford one of BMW's latest M3 sports cars. A newly released freeware game, however, allows car enthusiasts to take the M3 for a virtual drive – and participate in a racing series that promises real prizes.

BMW, 10tacle Studios launch 'BMW M3 Challenge' freeware game

Frankfurt (Germany) – Not everyone of us may be able to afford one of BMW's latest M3 sports cars. A newly released freeware game, however, allows car enthusiasts to take the M3 for a virtual drive – and participate in a racing series that promises real prizes.    

Disney prepping Tron sequel

Halo's Master Chief inaugurated at Madame Tussauds wax museum

The face of Halo, Master Chief, has been immortalized as a wax sculpture at the Madame Tussauds Las Vegas museum, beating icons like Mario and Sonic to the punch.

China creates rival to HD DVD, Blu-ray

As Blu-ray and HD DVD continue their second year in the market, the Chinese government has stepped in to create its own high definition disc format.

Sony may roll out $400 40 GB Playstation 3

A new version of the PS3 may be heading to the US for the holiday season.