DiamondWare and Simutronics have partnered up to add 3D-aware voice chat to Simutronics' HeroEngine, an MMO technology platform.
Activision has announced that it will be buying DemonWare, a Dublin-based gaming middleware developer.
Work on the PC shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Cheronbyl is complete and the game is ready to ship to stores later this month.
Atari today announced that it is finished working on Test Drive Unlimited for the PS2 and PC.
The Xbox Live has topped six million users, Microsoft announced today.
Project Gotham Racing, a blockbuster game title for the Xbox and Xbox 360 game consoles, will soon be available in a version for Windows Mobile smartphones. Extra: Slideshow
Comedy Central has partnered with Microsoft to release an episode of its popular cartoon show South Park in high definition.
Eidos Interactive wants PSP owners to harness their musical powers with its new Traxxpad software.
According to a recent survey done by Nielsen, 41% of all U.S. households have a video game console which is up from 39.1% in 2005.
If the virtual world of Second Life is just too "Earth-like" then how about an MMO on Mars?
Mobile phone users are trying out games in record numbers according to a study done by Telephia, a market research company.
Santa Clara (CA) – Macrovision today announced that Netflix will be using the firm’s content protection technology in its video download service.
The Macrovision system will prevent consumers from copying or redistributing movies and make sure that, depending on the subscription plan, that only a certain number of Netflix movies are available on a PC. Dubbed Analog Copy Protection (ACP), the technology will be integrated into about 1000 movies that are or will be available for download through Netflix’ website.
Microsoft has added a 512 MB memory unit to its Xbox 360 game console.
According to a recent interview posted on Spong.com, the Wii's online infrastructure will be closed to third-party developers likely until 2008.
The creators of the popular Chad Vader online video series which lampoons Darth Vader's younger brother are hitting the big time.
A few years ago we stared into tubes displaying grainy TV pictures. Today, we have TVs that weigh less than half at twice the picture size, present lifelike pictures and audio systems can pump out cinema-rivaling sound. Not just TV and video, also games gain from this development: The PS3, for example, promises a world of HD games – and delivers. Well, at least sometimes.
EA is coming to iTunes. According to an announcement today, music from dozens of EA games has been added to the iTunes library.
In a move that sets the PS3 apart from the Wii and Xbox 360, Sony has begun offering the most expensive digital download across all next-gen platforms.
Sony has confirmed that more than 1000 of the 5000+ PS2 titles will be compatible with the PS3 when it's released in Europe this month.
After essentially being pushed aside for the more popular "The Sims" franchise, the pioneering open-ended game is back, with an all-new SimCity announced for the Nintendo DS.