Sanyo floats out new waterproof camcorder

Sanyo has announced a new addition to its Xacti line of camcorders, featuring rugged water resistance just in time for beach season.

Casio intros first 12.1 megapixel Exilim camera

Tokyo (Japan) - Casio has unveiled the EX-Z1200 Exilim camera, the first from the company's line of digital cameras to reach the 12-megapixel threshold. Casio's announcement comes just one day after Panasonic debuted a new digital camera with a resolution of over a dozen megapixels, the 12.2 MP Lumix DMC-FX100.

Rockstar to offer “Special Edition” of Grand Theft Auto IV

Grand Theft Auto IV, scheduled for an October 16 release, will be offered as a regular video game as well as, for some extra cash, as a “Special Edition” in a “customized metal safety box.”

Panasonic unveils wide-angle HD digital compact camera

Panasonic today announced a new compact digital camera capable of shooting pictures with a resolution of up to 12.2 megapixels and 720p high definition videos.

Massive outage hits XM Radio

XM Radio is experiencing massive outages after one of its satellites was disabled.  The company says satellite number 1 is down for “performance” reasons and the company is currently performing a “software update”.

Electronic Arts invests $167 million into The9

Electronic Arts is investing $167 million into The9, a mainland China-based game company.

Tivo Series 3 gets $200 rebate

The mail-in rebate program that has helped TiVo gain widespread adoption is finally heading to the Series 3 high definition TiVo.

80 GB Playstation 3 on the way

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc has announced that it is working on a new PS3 model with an 80 GB hard drive.

Blizzard announces Starcraft II

Blizzard is working on a sequel to the 1998 classic Starcraft. It says it will pour as much time and money as possible to make it a worthwhile game.

Analyst opinion: Shrek 3 and the magic of tomorrow

There is nothing like a studio preview of a new movie.  I grew up near Hollywood and actually thought once about becoming an actor.  Things didn’t work out that way but, for me, this is still one of many roads not traveled. So it was with a great deal of excitement that I found myself over at DreamWorks last Thursday.  The purpose wasn’t to see the movie, the very entertaining Shrek 3, but to be briefed on the massive and very successful partnership between three players behind it.  

Vivendi game revenues surge 117%

Vivendi has reported sharply higher revenues thanks to strong sales of the World of Warcraft Burning Crusade expansion pack.

Midway working on first Blu-ray movie/PS3 game combo disc

The PS3 version of the multi-platform title Stranglehold will come with something extra on it - a full-length feature film in high definition.

Nintendo tops game hardware, software sales in April

Nintendo's Wii, DS, and Pokemon games took the top spots in their respective categories last month, according to the latest data from NPD Group.

Modded Xboxes to be banned

Microsoft has stepped up its Xbox Live security to ban any console that has been illegally modified from connecting online.

JVC announces new high-speed LCD TV technology

Sony announces 30 Playstation 3 games

Sony today announced 30 new games headed to the PS3 platform.

The great Blizzard tease continues

Blizzard Entertainment is continuing to tease millions of gamers with their new splashpages on blizzard.com and worldofwarcraft.com.

Skype to pump out new games channel

The Voice-over IP (VoIP) program Skype is moving into the world of games, with an announcement of a new embedded tool that will allow users to invite friends to play online multiplayer games.

Halo 3 beta extended by four days due to glitch

The public beta for Halo 3 has been extended by four days, due to a problem that prevented many users from accessing the game.

Toshiba HD DVD player hits sub-$300 mark

Through a new limited time in-store promotion, Toshiba's HD-A2 HD DVD player will be available for under $300 beginning next week.