More than half a million people sign up for Age of Conan beta

Durham (NC) – The upcoming Age of Conan game has seen promising interest hinting to a big launch. More than 500,000 people have signed up for beta testing or the Clan of Conan Club, product manager Erling Ellingsen told TG Daily.  

Tobacco smoke makes Super Smash Bros Brawl unplayable on Wii

Super Smash Bros Brawl is one of the most talked about video games for any console, but players in Japan have come to realize that their Wii must be free of dust and smoke for the game to operate.

Bomberman Land's mini-game collection is exemplary

Game review - Bomberman Land may not be the best Bomberman game ever created, but its presentation and sheer volume of mini-games is one of the best titles for the Wii to date.

Casio’s Exilim camera blasts out 1200 frames per second

Casio’s upcoming digital camera makes up for its “meager” six megapixel quality with an amazing 1200 frames per second shooting speed.  The Casio EXILIM EX-F1 has a 12X optical zoom and can shoot full resolution pictures at 60 frames per second and 1200 fps movies at 336 by 96 pixels.

Saitek launches "Cyborg" gaming mouse

Bristol (UK) - Saitek, one of the few companies exclusively dedicated to PC gaming accessories, today announced the availability of its "Cyborg" mouse, which expands and retracts dynamically to the user's touch. The Cyborg Mouse is unique because its rear shell moves back and forth automatically to fit the shape and position of the user's hand.  It does this with a small built-in motor that can be toggled on and off.

Wii version of Civilization Revolution canned

2K Games has pulled the plug on the Wii version of its upcoming Civilization game, but it's still coming out for the Xbox 360, Playstation 3, and Nintendo DS.

One million PS3 owners now Folding@Home

Sony Computer Entertainment today announced that its contribution to Stanford's Folding@Home medical research program now reaches one million Playstation 3 consoles worldwide.

Wii Super Smash Bros tops 500,000 in Japan first-day sales

Super Smash Bros Brawl for the Wii sold over 500,000 copies in its first day in Japan, more than all other new releases on all platforms combined.

Electronic Arts projects PS3 to outsell Xbox 360 this year

The largest video game publisher has released its estimates of 2008 console sales, projecting that the Xbox 360 will come in behind both the Wii and the Playstation 3.

Big lens overload at Nikon’s PMA booth

Alright I admit that I am a Canon guy (I got three of their cams and a bunch of lenses), so walking into the Nikon booth at the PMA show in Las Vegas felt a bit weird.  But any trepidation was washed away when I saw their demonstration setup of several of the company’s newest super telephoto lenses.

Sony Cybershot says President Bush smiles, Obama doesn’t

Most of the upcoming point-and-shoot cameras have some type of smile detection technology that will only fire a picture when a person smiles, but how accurate are these features?  At the PMA 08 show we tested out the Sony Cybershot’s “Smile Shutter” technology and found it to be quite finicky.

Nintendo DS gets a new color: Black

Sony enters digital photo frame market

Record 1080p videos with JVC’s new Everio

JVC announced two new Everio camcorders, both of which are capable to record videos in 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second. Las Vegas (NV) – JVC announced two new Everio camcorders, both of which are capable to record videos in 1080p resolution at 60 frames per second.

Parappa the Rapper creator to make encore on Wii

The rhythm game pioneer and creator of the cel-shaded hip hop artist is making a comeback, this time on the Wii, according to the game's official announcement from Majesco.

Playstation division finally turns a profit, sells 5 million PS3

Sony released its financial data for the last quarter in 2007, showing a $100+ million profit in the Playstation division for the first time since the Playstation 3 launch.

Look mom, no hands! We play around with the wireless picture transmitting Eye-Fi card.

Las Vegas (NV) – If you are tired of connecting USB cables or using card readers to transfer photos from your digital camera then Eye-Fi has the perfect solution for you.  The card fits in any SD card slot and has 2 GB of internal memory along with a 802.11 b/g transmitter.  Simply shoot a picture and the file is instantly beamed to your PC or Mac.  At the PMA 08 show in Las Vegas, we popped the card into one of our cameras and gave it a spin.

Tivo wins in Echostar lawsuit appeal

A federal court has confirmed that cable provider Echostar infringed on Tivo's copyrights and must pay more than $90 million in damages.

A close-up with the 21st century KITT

Man kills daughter after she broke his Xbox

Tyrone Spellman has been convicted of murdering his daughter, in an angry rage that was ignited because she knocked over his Xbox.