Blizzard uses ‘innovative’ argument in World of Warcraft bot lawsuit

Ubisoft caught in a little Assassin’s Creed scandal

TG Daily investigates - Amidst talk that the PC’s days as a major gaming platform could be counted blockbuster titles such as Assassin’s Creed are welcome signs that show just the opposite. Sadly, it is very likely that this game will be remembered for a controversy that dances around a strange decision to remove support for DirectX 10.1 and handed transferred an initial performance advantage for ATI’s Radeon cards over to Nvidia. Did Nvidia have its hands in this one? We looked a bit closer to find out.

Pioneer announces BonusView Blu-ray players

Pioneer has announced two new Blu-ray players supporting  Bonus View and the HDMI 1.3a spec and promising a “true theater experience”. Expect to pay at least a 50% premium for these players over Blu-ray players without this feature.

Sony's Playstation 3 Home delayed again

When and if Sony finally releases its online world "Home" for the Playstation 3, many gamers will likely still be resentful over the countless delays they have endured.  The software has now been scheduled for the "end of the year," a slightly less optimistic outlook than the previously announced release window of autumn 2008.

Vizio's rise tightens LCD TV market

Vizio, the only one of the top five TV manufacturers that is based in the US, has managed to rise near the top of the market, creating pressure on everyone else.  The latest numbers are in from market research firm iSuppli, and it shows an extremely close race between the top three LCD competitors.

Wii's "Nintendo Channel" open for business

Nintendo today released a firmware update for its Wii video game console, adding a new feature to the main menu that allows gamers to access game trailers and demos.  After downloading the update, users can find the "Nintendo Channel" in the Wii Shop Channel, available as a free download.

Grand Theft Auto 4 surpasses $500 million in retail sales

Apparently a life of crime does pay off and in the case of Take-Two Interactive’s Grand Theft Auto 4 video game, it’s paid off big time.  The company has announced that retail sales of the ultra-violent Xbox360 and PlayStation 3 game have surpassed $500 million dollars in the first week.

Grand Theft Auto IV the top game on Xbox Live

Wii, PS2 to get Rock Band "downloadable" content

When Rock Band was announced for the Playstation 2 and subsequently the Wii, one of the most obvious question was, "What about the additional downloadable tracks?"  Because neither the PS2 or Wii has the infrastructure to allow publishers to release downloadable content, it was widely assumed that the song list for those versions would remain static.

Panasonic introduces $700 Blu-ray player

UPDATE: License clash between Sony and Formula 1 Boss means no F1 games

Formula 1 isn’t exactly as popular as Nascar or Indy cars, but there is no denying that it is the premier motorsport event around the globe and it looks like Sony won’t be publishing any more Formula 1 game titles for no: Apparently, the gap between what Sony is willing to pay for a license and what Bernie Ecclestone’s company is demanding is too wide.  

Germans launch ultimate Porsche 911 Turbo game steering wheel

If you are a fan of the famous German sports car brand, or dream of driving a "Porscha", this one may be for you. Endor is bringing a Porsche 911 Turbo gaming steering wheel to the market.

The world’s first wind-power wristwatch: Yours for $143,000

Official Sony headset comes to PSP for VoIP

LG unveils thinnest LCD HDTV

LG Electronics has lifted the curtain on its thinnest TV to date, with a thickness of just 45 millimeters.  The "Scarlet" LG60 HDTV will be available in sizes from 32 inches to 52 inches.  It comes with a touch sensor to allow more seamless operation of turning on and off the TV.

Nine Inch Nails releases latest album as free download

E3 in trouble - Major game publishers skip show AND drop out of organization

E3, the formerly fantastic game expo where tens of thousands of people attended, just keeps getting smaller and lamer.  According to GameSpot, Vivendi has announced that it will not be attending this year’s E3 show.  This also means Activision won’t be attending the show this coming July.  But the bad news doesn’t stop there, because the companies also announced that they will be dropping out of the Entertainment Software Association, the organization that manages E3 and lobbies for the video game industry.

Iron Man rockets to a big weekend

Take-Two offers 12-step program to fix PS3 GTA IV

With the much-publicized problems of the Playstation 3 version of Grand Theft Auto leaving PS3 owners upset, the game's publisher has released details on how to fix the glitches, and it's not an easy process.

DVDs come under pressure from the-same-day iTunes digital releases

Analysis - Movie rentals and purchases in iTunes Store are catching up with DVDs big time with today's announcement that Apple's online media store will offer new and library titles the same day as DVD releases. The fact that you're now able to purchase a movie on iTunes the same day DVD hits the retail channels is a major milestone in the digital movies development. Wal-Mart isn't going to like this at all...