Wii Netflix goes into testing phase

Netflix has begun shipping Wii discs to some members that will allow them to stream titles from Netflix's instant viewing service directly from the Nintendo console.

Wikipedia, YouTube go down

Wikipedia and YouTube have both experienced outages over the last twenty-four hours.

New peripheral converts Wii signal to HD

An electronic design company called VDIGI has released the world's first HDMI connector designed for the Nintendo Wii, offering upscaled graphics to 1080p.

Xbox Game Room launches with hiccups

Microsoft's inventive virtual arcade space launched on Wednesday as scheduled, but its launch didn't go off without a few annoying bugs. Some games were simply "out of service."

NYC Museum of Modern Art adds @ symbol to permanent collection

Dear Andy Warhol, please move your famous can of Campbell's tomato soup to make room for the humble and mundane @ symbol in the NYC Museum of Modern Art (MOMA).

Will EA use its 10-year "Bourne" license?

Last year, Electronic Arts acquired the video game license to Robert Ludlum's Bourne franchise, but now it has canceled the first game that was supposed to use that license.

250GB hard drive now available for Xbox 360

The 250 gigabyte hard drive that came packed in with the Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern Wafare 2 bundle, will now be available as a standalone product.

Nintendo plans glasses-free 3D DS

3D is everywhere these days - even in the Nintendo DS. The company says it's planning a 3D version of its handheld console within a year.

Bannco debuts cross-platform Scorch 360 controller

Bannco has debuted a cross-platform wireless controller for the Xbox 360 and Windows-based PCs.

Playstation hires another social media "specialist"

Sony's Playstation team now has three full-time employees devoted exclusively to the official Playstation blog and Twitter account.

Final Fantasy XIII fastest-selling in series history

The first new installment of Final Fantasy on the Playstation 3 has sold one million copies in the US in just a week, becoming the quickest in series history to reach that mark.

Nintendo's Miyamoto wants Wii in schools

Shigeru Miyamoto, the man responsible for creating Mario, says his next big project is getting people to use the Nintendo Wii as an educational tool.

iPad app developers focus on tablet games

A recent study conducted by mobile research company Flurry Analytics has found that 44 percent of apps currently being tested for the Apple iPad fall into the crowded games category.

Steve Jobs gets his own iSitcom

As if we didn’t have enough rubbish to watch on TV, we may soon be treated to a sitcom based on Steve Jobs and his huge ego.

Blowing into cartridges is back with NES Harmonica

Ah, remember the good old days when you had to blow into your NES cartridges when they wouldn't work? Well, to bring back that unforgettable nostaglic experience, there's the NES Harmonica.

PS3 and PC versions of Grand Theft Auto bundle delayed

Xbox 360 owners have been able to purchase Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, a package that contains two downloadable stories from GTA IV, for months. Unfortunately, gamers who prefer to play on another console will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on it.

3D video game adoption higher than HD game adoption

In a new survey released by the Consumer Electronics Association (CEA), 36% of those who plan to buy a 3D TV soon say they plan to play 3D video games. That's more than double the amount of people who wanted to play HD games just a few years ago.

Report: Xbox 360 to support USB mass storage devices

A firmware update planned for Spring 2010 will reportedly allow Microsoft's Xbox 360 to recognize USB mass storage devices.

Self righteous SXSW-fest finally over

As the tragically hip make their reverse Mecca haj out of Austin today – updating 4Square on their iPhones as they go - we take a look back over SXSW Interactive, celebrating the worn checkered shirts, grungy chic neck scarfs, cowboy hats and hemp sandals.

Playstation ad says Project Natal is for third graders

The first official commercial for the PS3's Playstation Move controller is now online, and it takes some pretty blatant and harsh jabs at the competing motion-sensitive technologies used by Nintendo and Microsoft.