Activision to replace Guitar Hero 3 Wii discs for free

Owners of the Wii version of Guitar Hero 3 disappointed in the fact that it only provides mono output will be able to receive a new copy for free that contains stereo output.

Halo developer says it plans to stay devoted to Xbox

Despite recently severing its official ties to Microsoft, Halo developer Bungie said it has no plans to move on to any console other than the Xbox 360.

Blu-ray makes HD price war closer with lower price

For the first time, a standalone Blu-ray Disc player is now widely available for a price that's $100 less than the Playstation 3.

First third-party Wii sensor bar goes wireless

Relatively unknown tech manufacturer Blazepro has created a wireless sensor bar for the Nintendo Wii console, giving users the opportunity to ditch the unhealthily long cable that comes with the system.

ESRB responds to parental group's "C" rating

Entertainment Software Ratings Board president Patricia Vance has issued a response to a recently issued "report card" from the National Institute on Media and the Family, calling the rating "grossly misrepresented".

Universal says 30% of HD DVD users access Web content

Universal today released some facts on usage of special Web-enabled content that is available on several of its HD DVD movie titles.

Halo 3 at root of $5 million lawsuit

If Halo 3 has caused your Xbox 360 to crash, then you've experienced the complaint behind a new class-action lawsuit targeted at Microsoft and Bungie.

Mass resignations could happen at GameSpot

Report: Wii is most searched Christmas toy

The Nintendo Wii is the most sought after Christmas toy, at least in terms of Internet search requests, according to a new online metrics report.

Nintendo DS game claims to teach ambidexterity

Majesco Entertainment today announced the availability of Left Brain Right Brain, a new DS game that it says can help users become ambidextrous.

Wii shortage turns attention to Chinese "Vii"

Beijing (China) - China is known for creating pirated versions of DVDs and even video games, but now it is also the home of a cheap version of an entire gaming console. James Wong takes the credit for inventing the strikingly similar-looking Wii clone.  In addition to making the console look very realistic, Wong has created a "Vii" remote that also mimics its Wii counterpart.

Over 2.7 million Blu-ray players sold

The Blu-ray Disc player count stands at over 2.7 million units, according to the format's promotional group.

Xbox 360 firmware update goes live

The Xbox 360's fall Dashboard update is now available, highlighting the new ability to download original Xbox games.

Super Smash Bros Brawl online play detailed

Nintendo today detailed how online multiplayer will work with the upcoming Wii game Super Smash Bros Brawl.

Tivo teams with Photobucket, Picasa for online photos

In its latest bid to offer interactive services not related to TV browsing, Tivo announced that it has joined forces with Photobucket and Google's Picasa to allow users to browse online photos from their Tivo box.

Microsoft slashes prices on some Xbox Live Arcade titles

Microsoft today announced that it has cut prices on five of the best-selling Xbox Live Arcade games.

Sony details video downloads for Playstation 3

Sony will begin offering an on-demand video service for the PS3 next year.

Is Kindle the next big thing after the iPod?

Analyst Opinion - I’ve been using the Kindle on and off for the last week and have to admit I’m impressed. There are a number of critical shortcomings to the offering but they don’t really get in the way of a good experience most of the time and the advantages appear to overcome the disadvantages.

To be profitable, PS3 Metal Gear Solid needs one million sales in 24 hours

Konami recently said in an interview that for its Playstation 3 exclusive Metal Gear Solid 4 to be worth the investment, it needs to sell one million copies in the first day.

Samsung takes contrast ratio of LCD TVs to 500,000:1

Samsung released new LED-backlit LCD displays, which are expected to increase the contrast ratio of LCD TVs by a factor of 20.