Veteran video game developer Sir Peter Molyneux has said that he wants to introduce the concept of fondness and love into Fable 2 by allowing players to raise a family and by giving them a dog as a constant companion.
Zelda will join the ranks of many other classic Nintendo franchises that have made their way online, with the release of Phantom Hourglass later this year.
San Francisco (CA) - The future of mobile phone graphics lies in vector-based acceleration, according to AMD. The company demoed its upcoming G12 and G40 mobile graphics chips at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco and claimed that they can speed up vector graphics rending by up to thirty times. According to company representatives, the chips could also help developers produce more eye catching interfaces and reduce power consumption.
Las Vegas (NV) – General Imaging today introduced eight GE-branded digital cameras at the Photo Marketing Association's annual conference and tradeshow in Las Vegas.
Ubisoft announced today that it is working on a new Nintendo DS title that turns the handheld system into a virtual guitar.
Nintendo's famed designer Shigeru Miyamoto inspired thousands of game developers, but only introduced one new product during his keynote at the Game Developer's Conference. Miyamoto outlined Nintendo's game design philosophy and challenged game companies and developers to make more universally appealing games.
Las Vegas (NV) - Sony's new DSC-G1 is the company's first Cyber-shot camera to incorporate wireless sharing technology. The 6 megapixel camera will be available next month.
The G1 is equipped with Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) capabilities, which allows users to send pictures from the camera wirelessly to another camera or computer.
Tempe (AZ) - At a digital photo convention in Arizona this week, Vivitar introduced the Vivicam 6200w, a new 6 megapixel underwater digital camera.
The camera can withstand water pressure and prevent damage as deep as 30 feet. It also has a 2" LCD and a digital zoom of up to 4x. It writes to SD cards and sports a rugged exterior armor.
At today's keynote, Nintendo's Shigeru Miyamoto announced that Super Mario Galaxy for the Wii will be released this year.
Milpitas (CA) - Sandisk has unveiled its highest capacity SD card under its "Ultra II" line with HC (high capacity) specification, right alongside three new 8 GB cards from Kingston.
Kingston 's new cards come in three different recording speeds, at level 2, 4, and 6. They are all now available, with prices ranging from around $110 to $130.
Electronic Arts has formed a new partnership with Harmonix, the specialized game developer behind some of the best selling rhythm and music games.
Nintendo is using its popular Pokemon franchise to debut two of the Wii's previously untapped features.
You generally don't see audience emotions change from boredom to adulation during a major convention keynote, but this exact thing happened during Sony's keynote today at the Game Developers Conference.
Panasonic and Leica today announced that the two firms have developed of a new telephoto zoom lens for Panasonic's first DSLR camera Lumix DMC-L1.
It has become more difficult for Sony to make its case for its Playstation game console as the competition from Nintendo and Wii is heating up. At GDC, the company revealed several aggressive approaches to make the PS3 more attractive, including a “next-generation” 3D user community.
The annual Game Developers Conference starts today in San Francisco's lovely Moscone Convention Center, but will this year's show be as interesting as the last?
A new service that lets users stream downloaded content from Amazon to their Tivo has officially launched today. The free service is available now to all Tivo subscribers.
Nvidia is demonstrating at GDC 2007 a newly released toolkit for the development of DirectX 10 games running on its Geforce 8-series graphics chips.
Ubisoft will be bringing the arcade classic Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles to the Xbox Live Arcade this month. The release is conveniently scheduled on the forefront of a new TMNT game that hits the Xbox 360 in two weeks.
DiamondWare and Simutronics have partnered up to add 3D-aware voice chat to Simutronics' HeroEngine, an MMO technology platform.