Apple doesn't live up to its movie rental promise

Apple was supposed to have a thousand movies on iTunes available on a digital rental basis for the Apple TV by now, but so far there are not even 500.

Sony promises "big change" to PS3 online next month

Playstation 3 users can expect a "pretty big change in the Playstation Network in the early part of April," according to Sony Computer Entertainment America's John Hight.

Dungeons and Dragons creator dies

VIDEO – HD camcorder shootout: Can you tell the difference? Part II

So today is the day we tell you which camcorders shot the clips we featured in yesterday's HD shootout. We admit that this was a rough test and definitely not scientific, but it did give us a sense of the cams' differences in image quality and handling. You can read yesterday's article here.

SD card backup for your laptop with SanDisk’s FlashBack Adapter

If you have a few SD or SDHC cards lying around, then you might want to take a look at SanDisk’s FlashBack adapter for laptop backups.  The adapter is basically a SD/SDHC card reader that fits into your laptop’s ExpressCard slot.  The included software promises to automatically backup files and folders.

We Ski for Wii to hit US this spring

The first third-party Wii game to use the Wii Fit Balance Board has been confirmed for a stateside release.

VIDEO – HD camcorder shootout: Can you tell the difference?

Is a multi-thousand dollar camcorder really that much better than a budget cam? Well, that's the question we tried to answer over the weekend when we pitted our brand-spanking new JVC-HD110 shoulder camcorder against three other cams.

Like video games? Cnet/Gamespot going hiring crazy

Getting paid to review video games is a dream job to some and CNET/Gamespot may have a position for you.  Management is still reeling from the high-profile resignations (some say firings) of four of the site’s top editors and Cnet now appears to be filling those vacant positions.

Metal Gear Solid 4 gets official release date

Konami has announced the release date for the upcoming exclusive Playstation 3 title Metal Gear Solid 4, which will launch alongside a special limited edition version of the console.

Nielsen says over a dozen million people unprepared for digital TV

Nielsen Media Research says that more than 13 million US homes are not ready for the digital TV switch next year.

SCi to cancel 14 games and lay off 200

Video game publisher SCi Entertainment Group has announced that it is going to cut 25% of its workforce and put a halt to 14 of its pending projects.

GDC Conference visited by record 18.000 visitors

The recently completed Game Developers Conference had a record turnout. This was probably caused by larger number of exhibitors at the conference which was a mixture of lectures, head-hunting and the conventional trade show. GDC had more than 400 sessions which were mostly packed even on the final day when guys from CryTek held several very interesting sessions.

Activision CEO says $1 billion investment needed to compete against WoW

Wii mauls PS3 in Japan due to high-volume February titles

After the Playstation 3 began to narrow in on the Wii in Japan, the Nintendo platform blasted the sales charts this month thanks in large part to Wii Fit and Super Smash Bros Brawl.

More teenagers ignoring CDs, report says

Namco Bandai announces two "Tales" games

Namco Bandai's popular series of "Tales" role-playing games is celebrating its 10th anniversary this year, and in commemoration the publisher has announced new games for the Xbox 360 and Wii.

Obtain citizenship, avoid jail in illegal immigration game ICED

Los Angeles (CA) – Suki is a Japanese student on the run from US immigration authorities and you can experience what he is going through in a new game called ICED.  Short for I Can End Deportation, the game places players in New York where they must avoid police and do good deeds to gain citizenship.  The makers of the game say it’s an educational tool aimed at teens, but critics claim it trivializes illegal immigration.  

Nintendo to charge for online Wii services

Nintendo has confirmed that it will offer "Wi-Fi Connection Pay & Play" on the Wii, a feature that will have additional online functionality but at an added price.

Guild Wars passes the 5 million mark

Blizzard's 800-pound gorilla World of Warcraft isn’t the only relevant game in the MMORPG genre.

Playstation 3 Dual Shock controller dated, priced

Sony today announced a firm release date and MSRP for the "Dualshock 3" controller, the first PS3 controller to include the rumble feature.