Blizzard has announced the long-awaited Blizzcon 2007 convention.Irvine (CA) - Blizzard has announced the long-awaited Blizzcon 2007 convention. The convention will be held at the Anaheim Convention Center in Southern California on August 3rd and 4th and will combine discussion panels, artist signings and gaming tournaments. World of Warcraft fans have eagerly nearly two years since the inaugural Blizzcon back in 2005. Blizzard says tickets will be $100 per person and you can expect those to sell out quickly.
Joost, an Internet TV network currently developed by the founders of Skype, will be showing episodes from CBS programs, including CSI, Survivor and CBS Evening News.
The finalized version of the Wii's web browser is now available as a free download from the console's online store.
The smaller capacity version of the PS3 is officially on its way out because it accounted for less than 10% of all unit sales, according to Sony.
iTunes has begun selling feature movies from MGM.
Cable-television giant Comcast has purchased online movie ticket seller Fandango.
The high definition battle is going into the next round: Toshiba’s previously announced HD-A20 HD DVD player promises a high definition quality that is on par with Blu-ray – for significantly less money.
Philips today announced a “forensic” watermarking tool for video content which allows copyright holders to follow the path of pirated content back to a specific PayTV subscriber.
Guiness World Records will announce at the London Book Fair that it is working on its first edition of a book of video game records.
Bungie today announced on its website that it will release the Halo 3 multiplayer beta on May 16 at 12:00 am PST. The beta will run until June 6 11:59 pm PST.
MySpace has launched a movie preview portal site that will offer trailer clips.
The next Guitar Hero will rock on all next-generation platforms, with a release scheduled for this fall.
An update to the Xbox 360 firmware next month will include integration with MSN Messenger and a handful of new Xbox Live features, according to Microsoft blogger Larry Hryb.
The relatively new medium of in-game ads will mushroom from a $700 million industry to a me of nearly $2 billion in the next four years, according to eMarketer.
Japanese video game giant Nintendo is upping its annual sales projections because of strong Wii and DS sales.
Updated Blu-ray Disc (BD) hardware specifications are set to come into effect in October, but the immediate effect on current BD players will be minimal, reports PC World.
The Wii sold more than 140,000 units more in January than its closest next-gen competitor, the Xbox 360, according to sales figures from NPD Group.
Macservice.com, a repair and upgrade service for Apple products, announced today that it is offering a $195 upgrade for the Apple TV to raise its internal memory from 40 GB to 160 GB.
Remember HP’s acquisition of boutique PC builder Voodoo? We haven’t heard much of HP’s gaming efforts since the announcement of the merger in September of last year. Rob Enderle got a look at HP’s gaming labs and he returned with some intriguing ideas: Virtual worlds merging into reality, coffee tables that become gaming surfaces and high-end racing simulators on surround screens. Here is his report.
Two days after announcing that it would offer music downloads with copy protection technology, EMI said the album The Good, The Bad & the Queen from Damon Albarn, Paul Simonon, Tony Allen and Simon Tong is scheduled to become available on iTunes today.