This R2-D2 unit can even take on Vader

R2-D2 may have saved the lives of Luke Skywalker and Han Solo in Return of the Jedi, but this tricked-out iteration of the astromech droid seems capable of taking on even the Dark Lord himself.

Are cell phones replacing handheld gaming consoles?

The video game industry is currently experiencing a paradigm shift as attention turns away from consoles and handhelds towards the rapidly growing cell phone market.

Report: Majority of Americans are gamers

A recent survey conducted by the Entertainment Software Association (ESA) determined that approximately 67 percent of US households play computer and video games.

EA claims Crysis 2 will be a "Halo Killer"

No, he didn't! An EA spokesperson has claimed that the long-awaited Crysis 2 will be a "Halo Killer."

Games sales continue to slide

It's not great timing, what with the Game Developers' Conference in full swing. But NPD has reported that video game sales fell a stonking 15 percent in February - and consoles did even worse, with sales down by a fifth.

Microsoft turned down US army XBox contract

It has emerged that four years ago Microsoft turned down a potentially huge and profitable deal with the US military which had wanted to stock up on Xbox 360 consoles for soldier training.

3D console gaming to accelerate in 2010

An Insight Media analyst has predicted that video game studios will likely release up to 25 stereoscopic 3D (enabled) console titles in 2010.