EA to pull down servers with older online game titles

Gamers still logging onto older versions of Madden, FIFA, Tiger Woods, and others don't have much more time until EA suspends all online gaming features for dozens of titles.

PS3 sales double as Nintendo falls in Japan

Grand Theft Auto IV gets shot back to 2008

Take Two's anticipated Grand Theft Auto IV will miss the pivotal holiday timeline for 2007, adding several months to the wait time for fans of the series.

Crysis gets a November 16 release date

Electronic Arts (EA) and Crytek today announced that the first person shooter Crysis will be hitting retail shelves on November 16.>> In Pictures: Crysis preview  

Oakley, Motorola prep second-generation Bluetooth sunglasses

Chicago (IL) – Fancy new eyewear from Oakley has popped up on the FCC website: The “O Rokr Pro” will be the second generation of Bluetooth sunglasses to result from the cooperation with Motorola and the first to be capable of music streaming.    

Harman Becker launches GPS system that warns speeders

Harman/Becker Automotive Systems has launched a new GPS device that will verbally warn drivers when they are in excess of the legal speed limit.

Pioneer to begin offering 1080p "super black" HDTV sets

Dedicated plasma TV backer Pioneer will launch its first pair of "full HD" TV sets witha built-in tuner, 1920 x 1080 resolution and its new deeper black technology this October.

UPDATE: Hitachi unveils first Blu-ray camcorders

Tokyo (Japan) – Hitachi today unveiled the first two Blu-ray-based camcorders – one “simple” version with an integrated Blu-ray drive and one hybrid model with a Blu-ray / hard drive combination.   In Pictures: Hitachi Z-BD7H Blu-ray camcorder ...  

New Timex watch doubles as iPod remote

Middlebury (CT) - Timex today announced a new sports watch that can wirelessly communicate with a nearby iPod, allowing remote control of the digital music player. The iControl watch, part of Timex's Ironman line, can be programmed to sync with the user's iPod.  The watch has specific iPod buttons, including play/pause, volume up/down, and skip forward/back.

Sony calls for recall of 416,000 cameras

Sony has announced a recall for as many as 416,000 digital cameras because a defect in the manufacturing could cause injuries.

Rockstar officially appeals Manhunt 2 ban in UK

Rockstar has officially filed the paperwork to appeal the decision made by a UK regulatory committee to effectively ban the title from going on sale in the country.

Police raid game console modders

Agents from the United States Immigration and Customs (ICE) have raided 32 game console modders across several states.

Canon announces HD HDD camcorder

Lake Success (NY) – Canon will be offering a new camcorder that records video in 1080i and stores them on a 40 GB hard drive.

Sony reportedly working on DVR functionality for PS3

Sony is working on a digital tuner that would bring live TV recording to the Playstation 3 in parts of the world next year.

Four-player online co-op announced for Halo 3

In a surprising revelation, Halo developer Bungie announced last night that Halo 3 will include a cooperative online mode that allows up to four players to team up and battle together over Xbox Live.

Colin McRae to race onto PS3 this year

Racing series Colin McRae, known for its attention to realistic vehicle damage, is heading to the Playstation 3 this fall with Colin McRae: Dirt.

Super Mario Galaxy shows promise

Opinion - Nintendo let me take a spin through another round of Super Mario Galaxy today and I'm now beginning to really appreciate what this holiday title can bring to the Wii.

First look: Wii Fit fits the Wii mold

New York (NY) - At an event held by Nintendo yesterday in New York City, we got a chance to score some more hands-on time with some of Nintendo's upcoming titles and made sure we put Wii Fit through its paces, at least for its initial preview build. Here is what you can expect when the device will debut in the first half of next year.

“PC games not dead yet” – Nvidia

Sharper monitors and special versions of games will reinvigorate PC gaming, according to Nvidia representatives.

PS3 gets a Rockstar exclusive