EA set for 32-player online Wii game

EA has announced that the Wii version of Medal of Honor: Heroes 2 will have online support for 32 players, 16 more than what is traditionally offered on the Xbox 360.

RPTV market to continue shrinking as flat-panel TV takes over the living room, says IDC

Turbografx-CD moves to Wii Virtual Console

Hudson has announced that it will begin offering classic Turbografx-CD titles for the Wii, the first new console to be added to the Nintendo platform since it launched last year.

Lord British to go to space

Target reportedly doubles Blu-ray shelf space

Target has doubled the amount of space reserved for display Blu-ray movies, further edging HD DVD out of the picture, according to a recent article in Video Business.

Colin McRae, video game and car racing legend, dies at 39

Colin McRae, a former World Rally champion, died in a helicopter crash over the weekend, leaving his immortality in part in a series of top-selling video games.

MySpace goes Hollywood

Wii confirmed as top-selling current-gen console

A professional research firm has released information that shows the Wii has outsold the Xbox 360 and Playstation 3 on a global scale.

Sony ditches DVD for Blu-ray in Japanese DVRs

Sony has announced that it will no longer produce DVD-based personal video recorders, and instead will put all of its eggs in the Blu-ray basket.

Playstation 3, PSP firmware nudged up to next level

Sony has announced new firmware updates for the PS3 and PSP, adding functional enhacements to both platforms.

World Series of Video Games closes shop in middle of tournament

The World Series of Video Games has come to a screeching halt as event organizers were unable to secure enough sponsorship revenue.

Logitech pumps out Bluetooth keyboard, headset for PS3

Fremont (CA) - Logitech this week launched its first Bluetooth keyboard and headset designed specifically for use with the Playstation 3. The Cordless Vantage Headset and Cordless Mediaboard Pro can communicate with the PS3 without any kind of physical connection to the system.  The PS3 has full Bluetooth functionality, which is activated through an option on the console's main menu.

Creative launches Zen player based on new media processor

Austin (TX) - Creative today launched its latest Creative Zen player, the first to use Sigmatel's STMP3700 processor designed specifically for portable devices. The new credit card-sized Zen is available in 4 GB, 8 GB and 16 GB capacities.  An SD card slot is also included.  The 2.5-inch TFT display carries a resolution of 320x240.  The device can play back MJPEG, Windows Media, MPEG-1, MPEG-2, MPEG-4SP, Divx 4-5, and Xvid.  It also sports a USB connection for easy PC-to-device media transfer.

Xbox 360's Lost Odyssey falls back to 2008

Microsoft's first-party RPG Lost Odyssey was originally part of the company's touted holiday lineup, but now it won't hit stores until next year.

Guitar Hero moves to PC, Mac in third installment

Not everyone of us may be able to afford one of BMW's latest M3 sports cars. A newly released freeware game, however, allows car enthusiasts to take the M3 for a virtual drive – and participate in a racing series that promises real prizes.

BMW, 10tacle Studios launch 'BMW M3 Challenge' freeware game

Frankfurt (Germany) – Not everyone of us may be able to afford one of BMW's latest M3 sports cars. A newly released freeware game, however, allows car enthusiasts to take the M3 for a virtual drive – and participate in a racing series that promises real prizes.    

Walgreens to offer free inkjet refills tomorrow

Got an empty inkjet cartridge, but don’t want to spend a lot of money to refill it? You may be in luck because drugstore chain Walgrees will be offering free black or color cartridge refills tomorrow.

Disney prepping Tron sequel

Halo's Master Chief inaugurated at Madame Tussauds wax museum

The face of Halo, Master Chief, has been immortalized as a wax sculpture at the Madame Tussauds Las Vegas museum, beating icons like Mario and Sonic to the punch.

China creates rival to HD DVD, Blu-ray

As Blu-ray and HD DVD continue their second year in the market, the Chinese government has stepped in to create its own high definition disc format.