Nintendo debuts Zapper

Amazon lights up the Kindle

Seattle (WA) - After months of conceptual discussion, Amazon has finally released the Kindle digital book reader. On Amazon.com's home page, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos writes "Today, we at Amazon are excited to announce Kindle, a wireless, portable reading device with instant access to more than 90,000 books, blogs, magazines, and newspapers."

Nintendo adds latest Virtual Console titles for Wii anniversary

There was speculation that Nintendo would release a major title to the Virtual Console this week for the Wii's one-year anniversary, but its only addition was a little-known NES game from the 1980s.

Resident Evil Blu-ray to have Resident Evil PS3 demo

In addition to being one of the first discs to use the new BD Profile 1.1 standard, Resident Evil: Extinction on Blu-ray will include PS3 game demos.

New Zunes become hot commodity

The original Zune was something of a punchline when it debuted to dismal sales, but the newer high capacity model is having a more impressive initial reaction.

Wii regains sales lead in October

Halo 3 gave the Xbox 360 a huge spike in September, but last month the Wii took its place back as the top-selling console in the US.

Amazon Kindle coming early next week

Harmonix announces downloadable Rock Band song expansions

Harmonix's much talked about game Rock Band isn't even out yet, and already it is announcing additional tracks you'll be able to buy for $2 a pop.

Best Buy reportedly faking Wii shortages

Best Buy's latest tactic is apparently to announce the availability of "the last Wii" at multiple sporadic times throughout the day to create a false sense of limited supply.

Opinion: Beowulf in 3D is a feast for the eyes

Opinion - Director Robert Zemeckis has created a fantastic warrior epic that has vibrantly brought the old English poem of Beowulf to life. Complete with a golden fire breathing dragon, horrendous-looking monsters, and demigod hero, the movie is entertaining enough to keep you engaged for most of its duration.

Playstation 3 sales double thanks to price cut, new model

Over 100,000 PS3 consoles were sold in the US last week, thanks largely to the introduction of a lower-priced $400 version.

PS3 to play DivX

TV clips made available on Bebo

Apple updates iPod Touch

Version 1.1.2 of the iPod Touch software is now available, adding among other things the ability to create and edit events directly from the device.

Playstation 3 rumble controller will work with PS2 rumble games

Sony has confirmed that its pending PS3 controller that brings back the rumble pack will be fully backwards compatible with compatible PS2 games.

Sony details first BD Profile 1.1 Blu-ray movie

Sony will be the first to release a Blu-ray Disc movie title using new technical specifications, including a feature that memorizes all the content that has already been accessed on the disc.

Xbox games to be available through Xbox Live Marketplace

Timed to correspond with the five-year anniversary of Xbox Live, Microsoft has announced it will begin adding original Xbox titles to the Xbox 360's Live Marketplace for users to download to their hard drive.

Super Mario Galaxy is truly amazing

Game Review - The entire gaming community needs to give a standing ovation to Super Mario Galaxy for providing one of the most fantastic game experiences of all time. Check out Super Mario Galaxy

Crysis debuts

After several delays and a roadshow that has lasted more than 18 months gamers can now find out if Crytek’s first person shooter is as good as promised: Electronic Arts officially announced the game today.

40" and larger LCD TV sales boom in Q3, says Quixel Research