'Hacker' launches iTunes copying

Lost Odyssey loses some of its charm due to technical issues

Game Review - Lost Odyssey has an amazing story, unbelievable graphics and an award-worthy soundtrack; it's just too bad the game itself faces antiquated mechanics and blatant rip-offs of others in the genre.

Next Guitar Hero to exclusively feature Aerosmith

The latest title in the successful guitar-centric gaming franchise will feature an entire slate of tracks from Aerosmith, and it scheduled for surprisingly quick summer release.

Playstation 3 climbs ahead of Xbox 360 in January

The latest numbers from NPD are in and the PS3 reached the #2 console spot, although it's really more because Xbox 360 sales are tapering off than it is that PS3 sales are soaring.

Westinghouse offers LCD TV firmware upgrades via Internet

Westinghouse hopes to reduce the number of on-site repairs by offering its customers to upgrade the firmware of their LCD TVs on their own.

Bandwidth and Brawndo power PDXLAN party

Portland (OR) – You can never have enough bandwidth or energy drinks.  This is the motto that hundreds of gamers will use over the weekend as they attend the PDXLAN gaming party in Portland Oregon.  LAN party coverage is nothing new, so we’re covering the unsung, but still very technical aspects of a LAN party, namely the power and network connections.  For most of the day, I followed more than a dozen volunteers around as they spliced network cables, configured routers and guzzled cases of Brawndo energy drink to stay awake.

Nintendo goes to US government to combat gaming piracy

Nintendo has contacted the US Trade Representative, asking it to help fight video game piracy around the world.

Report: Xbox 360 failure rate above 15%

About one in every six Xbox 360 consoles suffers from the "red rings of death" or other problems causing it to be disabled.

Samsung wants to be a top-3 digital camera vendor in 2008

Netflix teases PS3 and Xbox 360 movie streaming

Streaming videos to game consoles could be coming soon to Netflix customers.  The company is surveying its customers and asking if they would likely use a streaming service to Xbox 360 and PS3 consoles.

Despite increased shipments, PDP TV revenues decrease in 2007

Spore video game gets September release date

Electronic Arts has set a launch date for Spore, the anticipated computer and Nintendo DS game from "Sims" creator Will Wright.

DJ Tiësto and computer games form an unholy alliance

Famous rave DJ Tiësto has joined forces with Streamline Studios, the makers of music and special effects for famous game titles like Gears of War and Unreal Tournament 3.

Super Smash Bros Brawl hits one million mark

Super Smash Bros Brawl has sold a million copies in Japan, taking a record-worthy 11 days to hit that mark.

Marvel cancels massively online multiplayer game

Cryptic Studios has shut the lid on production for a massively multiplayer online game that would have pit Marvel comic characters together in a big melee.

HD DVD: Time to quit?

Opinion - The HD DVD camp suffered two major blows today and no matter you look at it, begins to look like the certain loser of the high-def format war. HD DVD better has a secret weapon that it can aim at Blu-ray now. Otherwise Toshiba can only hope for a miracle or actually admit defeat. But it is not only Toshiba that loses.

Netflix drops HD DVD

Netflix believes the winner in the HD format war has been determined and said that it will be stocking Blu-ray discs exclusively.

Samsung hit with class action lawsuit over Blu-ray player

Samsung has been sued in the first class action lawsuit over a Blu-ray Disc player, as it faces allegations of selling a defective product that will never be able to play certain movies.

Competitive eating to make its debut in video game form

Little-known video game publisher Mastiff has acquired the licensing rights to the Major League Eating organization, and is planning to release a virtual competitive eating game this summer.

Circuit City unloads 1080p HD DVD player for $112

Chicago (IL) – As Toshiba is phasing out its second generation of HD DVD players, retailers are slashing prices to get rid of their inventory. Circuit City is offering the HD-A20 model for $112.47 in the Chicago region.