HP develops own motion-sensing controller for PC

Motion-sensitive controllers are beginning to dominate the console gaming market, and now HP is bringing the craze to the PC with its own branded gaming controller.

Super bowl champ Drew Brees to hit Madden NFL 11 cover

Drew Brees became the face of one of the most important Super Bowl victories ever when the New Orleans Saints were crowned victorious, and now that face will hit one of the most important video game box covers.

Rent full-length films on Youtube

Seemingly not satisfied with its top spot in the free streaming video market, Youtube is beginning to experiment with pay-per-view streaming movie rentals, offering full-length motion pictures starting at $1.99.

Xbox 360: Over 40 million served

Despite recent lagging sales of Microsoft's game console, it has managed to jump over the 40 million unit milestone worldwide, though there's still a lot of catch-up to do if it is to ever eclipse Wii sales.

A whole new ball game: Major League baseball comes to the PS3

Sony is today expected to announce a deal with Major League Baseball Advanced Media (MLBAM) to provide live streaming of Major league baseball to the Playstation 3.

Sony details PS3 3D firmware update

The PS3 will become the first system to take full advantage of the new generation of 3D TVs with a firmware update that "will be available shortly."

Microsoft pitches Xbox 360 TV

Xbox 360 owners may eventually be able to tune their console to a dedicated "TV channel" that will air live, original programming focused on Xbox gaming.

Sony moves digital Playstation Store updates to Tuesday

Beginning May 4, Sony will post weekly content updates to the online download storefronts for the PS3 and PSP on Tuesday, pushing releases forward two days from the prior Thursday updates.

PS3 users most likely to connect online

Nearly 80% of PS3 owners have connected their PS3 online, which eclipses the same statistic for Xbox 360 and Wii, according to a new survey from analyst firm The Diffusion Group.

Nolan Bushnell comes back to Atari on Board of Directors

It all comes full circle for Nolan Bushnell, the man who created Atari almost 40 years ago but later sold it away and subsequently left. Now he's back at the company as a member of the board of directors.

Ubisoft will no longer print video game manuals

Something will feel different when you open that video game box later this year if it's a Ubisoft product: that little instruction booklet that has become a staple of the industry won't be there.

7-Eleven explodes into video game sales

Nearly 100 games are on the fast track for shelf space at thousands of 7-Eleven convenience store locations across the country.

Ether Publishing turns iPhone into e-reader

A new publishing start-up is offering short stories, essays and poetry on cellphones, in the hope that users will decide they just don't need an e-reader after all.

US games industry on the mend

US games sale are finally on the rise again, according to NPD Group, with Nintendo's games platforms, new Pokemon games and Sony's God of War III all doing well.

3D TV can give you seizures, says Samsung

Samsung has issued a detailed warning about the dangers of watching its 3D televisions, saying the technology can give viewers epileptic seizures and strokes.

MPIAA, RIAA call for draconian new anti-piracy measures

Movie companies and recording companies are calling for spyware to be installed on all computers to detect and delete pirated material.

TV companies promise national mobile content service

A dozen of the US' largest TV broadcasters have teamed up to develop a national television service for mobile devices.

Zynga sues over virtual currency sales

Mediocre players of games such as Zynga Poker, Mafia Wars and FarmVille may have to live with the consequences of their inadequacy. Zynga Game network, one of the biggest social games makers around, is suing playerauctions.com for selling virtual currency and goods.

Twitter used to forecast box office success

Twitter can be used to give accurate predictions of movie takings, according to HP researchers.

Korea bans after-hours online gaming

In a country where nearly 40% of male students are reportedly addicted to video games, South Korea is trying to curb the growing problem by cutting off access to online games after midnight.