Italian retailers break PS3 street date

While a good chunk of the world is still waiting for the PS3 to go on sale, some Italian consumers have already purchased theirs.

Google dives into video game advertising

Google is getting into video game advertising with its purchase of Adscape Media for an undisclosed amount of money. Mountain View (CA) - Google is getting into video game advertising with its purchase of Adscape Media for an undisclosed amount of money. Adscape and the search engine giant have released a joint FAQ on Adscape's website, but are keeping most of the details under wraps.

YouTube rolls out virtual red carpet for awards

The few YouTube users who have managed to become virtual celebrities will be honored at the first annual YouTube Video Awards.

INHD to change its name to Mojo

INHD, the flagging high definition channel owned by major cable operators, is about to get a name change.

Nights Into Dreams to make Wii comeback - rumor

Nights Into Dreams, one of the few notable titles from the Sega Saturn, will receive a long-awaited sequel on the Wii, according to media reports.

Koei CEO resigns

The top executive at game development company Koei has resigned.

Nintendo DS Web browser set for summer in the US

Opera Software has announced that the overdue US release of the Nintendo DS Web browser will hit store shelves on June 4.

New PS3 update adds download queueing, Folding@Home

Corresponding with the European launch of the PS3, Sony will launch one of its biggest firmware updates for the console on Thursday.

Apple TV preorders begin to be shipped - reports

Media reports are coming in that people who pre-ordered the Apple TV are seeing that their orders have been shipped.

Sony launches Euro PS3 backward compatibility site

People from areas of the globe that will see the PS3 for the first time on Thursday can now check to see if their PS2 collection will work on the next-gen console.

Nintendo "struggling" to meet Wii demand

Nintendo says that it is trying very hard to meet the unexpected demand for its latest game console.

Nintendo Wii remains the top selling console in February

The Nintendo Wii has continued to outsell its rivals the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 during the usually quite lean month of February according to data released by the NPD group.

Nintendo sets price, date for official DS headset

Corresponding with the first DS titles to have online voice support, Nintendo has set an April release date for its official headset for the portable device.

Wiki, Malware and Technopreneur enter Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary has released its latest update, and new words entering the lexicon officially for the first time include "wiki", "malware" and "technopreneur."

Eidos lets off some Steam

Eidos today announced a new digital download agreement, allowing users to download PC games from Valve's Steam service.

Delutube allows you to view deleted YouTube videos

A site called Delutube has taken advantage of the fact that "deleted" videos on YouTube apparently remain available for viewing up to an hour or so after they can no longer be accessed on itself.

Panasonic shows off SDHC Camcorder

Panasonic at Cebit showcased a new compact camcorder that will be using flash memory cards as storage media.

Creative announces 2 megapixel webcam

Creative announced what the company calls the "most advanced webcam on the market".

PlayStation 3 joins Folding@Home

PlayStation 3 owners will soon be able to help find the cure for Alzheimer's and other diseases with a new Folding@Home plugin.

Panasonic updates Blu-ray player

Hannover (Germany) - Panasonic rolled out its second-generation Blu-ray player at Cebit today. The new DMP-BD10A replaces the DMP-BD10 and improves the audio capabilities of its predecessor. According to the manufacturer, the new player supports the 7.1 channel surround sound formats Dolby TrueHD and DTS-HD. In the case of TrueHD, the company promises studio-master sound quality delivered by the lossless audio codec.