Apple bans MySpace from stores

Apple has banned MySpace, the popular social networking site, from its retail stores.

Apple begins selling DRM-free music

Apple is now offering DRM-free music through a new iTunes “Plus” store. For a 30% premium over regular, copy-protected music, Apple has become the first major online music distributor to offer some of its content without usage restrictions.

NCSoft launches free MMO

MMO hack and slash fans who are tired of paying monthly fees may want to take  a look at Dungeon Runners, a new game from NCSoft.

Mortal Kombat: Armageddon ships for Wii

A reworked version of Mortal Kombat: Armageddon for the Wii has shipped today, bringing the classic street fighting game to Nintendo's innovative console.

Producers, actors talk of Vader’s new ‘attack dog’ at Star Wars Celebration IV

Throwing Clone Troopers through walls and bringing down entire buildings is just a few things players will get to do in the upcoming ‘The Force Unleashed’ Star Wars game. Extra: Slideshow

Nintendo making mod-proof Wiis

Nintendo could be sticking it to the mod-chip makers by rolling out new Wii motherboards that are supposedly tamper-proof.  The boards have been neutered of three essential pins that are commonly used in attaching the mod-chips.

Update: Pirates of the Carribean hauls in $401 million

Walt Disney Studios' Pirates Of The Caribbean: At World's End has opened the weekend with worldwide revenues of $101.4 million during its first day in theaters, surpassing its predecessor, but trailing Spider-Man 3.

Lego Star Wars coming to Wii and PS3

Fans of the Lego Star Wars games can rejoice because the games are now being ported over to the Nintendo Wii and Sony PS3.

Microsoft covers up Halo 2 nudity with patch

Microsoft has released a patch that will cover up some partial nudity that was discovered in copies of Halo 2.

Xbox Live Arcade's Geometry Wars slated for Wii, DS

Geometry Wars, a game designed exclusively for the Xbox 360's online distribution platform, is making its way to Nintendo on both the Wii and DS.

The Sims to head to the silver screen

Electronic Arts's life simulation game is the latest video game to be slated for a theatrical movie, thanks to a new partnership with 20th Century Fox.

Rayman Raving Rabbids sequel to go exclusively to Nintendo

Rayman Raving Rabbids appeared on just about every platform imagineable, but a recently announced sequel will just be heading to the Wii and DS.

One Laptop Per Child group working on video games

The organization that wants to give a laptop to every child in impoverished nations now also wants to give them free video games.

Jack Thompson goes after Halo 3

Anti-violent gaming activist Jack Thompson is now going after Microsoft’s upcoming alien killing Halo 3.

Sony details new PS3 firmware update

Playstation 3 users will soon be able to watch DVDs upscaled to 1080p and access their console from anywhere in the world with an Internet-connected PSP.

Nintendo sets lifetime Wii sales of 35 million in NA

Nintendo hopes to sell 35 million Wii consoles in North America, and says it can achieve the goal by 2011.

Rockstar to offer “Special Edition” of Grand Theft Auto IV

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 invests $167 million into The9

Electronic Arts is investing $167 million into The9, a mainland China-based game company.

80 GB Playstation 3 on the way

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc has announced that it is working on a new PS3 model with an 80 GB hard drive.

Blizzard announces Starcraft II

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.