Ignition preps Blacklight FPS for Summer 2010 deployment

Ignition Entertainment and Zombie Studios have designed a near-future FPS that is expected to offer "AAA-quality" military action in a downloadable package.

Crytek revs stereoscopic 3D engine

Crytek has confirmed that it will be showcasing its next-generation CryENGINE in stereoscopic 3D (S-3D) at GDC 2010. 

'Insubordinate' Infinity Ward bosses fired

Maybe violent games really do make people aggressive: Activision has fired two senior employees of the studio behind Modern Warfare 2, citing insubordination.

Japanese game apparently about beauty, not soft porn

A few weeks back we told TG readers about a new Japanese game that was getting gamers all hot under the collar called Dead or Alive: Paradise, which didn’t seem to have much of a plot apart from some breast wobbling and girl to girl flirtation.

PS3 consoles recover from critical leap year error

A red-faced Sony has confirmed that its Playstation 3 consoles are now recovered from an internal clock glitch.

Gaming causes violence claims yet another nincompoop

Yet another hysterical survey has tipped up in a supposedly prominent psychology magazine, the Psychological Bulletin, claiming yet again that playing violent video games leads to violent thoughts and doesn’t promote “positive social behaviors.”

Sony: Keep PS3 off until clock bug is fixed

Sony has asked PS3 owners to keep their consoles off until an enigmatic bug plaguing the system's clock functionality is fixed. 

HAL tablet takes on pricey iPad

Haleron has taken on Apple's overpriced iPad with an Android-powered tablet that features a 800 x 480 TFT LCD touchscreen along with a VIA 600 MHz processor.

Quake 3 frags Android OS at 25fps

A talented programmer known as thunderbird2k has successfully ported Quake 3 to the Android OS.

Report: Apple designates "explicit" category for iPhone app store

Apple has reportedly launched an initiative to create an "explicit" category for third-party app developers of the iPhone and iPod Touch.

Nintendo recycles DSi with XL display

Nintendo of America has confirmed that it will be selling a XL version of its DSi handheld gaming device for $190.

Apple allows bikini beach frolicking to resume

Apple has graciously returned a banned swimwear shopping application to the virtual shelves of its hallowed iPhone store.

Sony panics, criticizes Microsoft over Natal propaganda

An irate Sony spokesperson has harshly criticized Microsoft for broadcasting "happy, happy, joy, joy" news about Project Natal.

Tweeters twitter on... and on...

It hardly bears thinking about - there are now 50 million tweets a day, according to Twitter. That's 600 per second.

UAE bans Heavy Rain over sultry seduction scene

The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has reportedly banned a film noir video game over an allegedly sultry seduction scene.

Warning: 3D movies may cause vision fatigue

A UC Berkeley optometrist had warned that over-exposure to 3D technology could cause a small number of people to suffer from vision fatigue.

Sony patents universal games controller

Sony has filed a patent for a game controller that would work with any console.

Kotick: Activision trying to keep gaming fun

Activision CEO Bobby Kotick has insisted that his company remains committed to keeping the "fun" in gaming.

2K and Firaxis rebuild Civilization with new sequel

2K Games and Firaxis are developing a Civilization game that will feature a new engine, redesigned combat system and hexagon tiles capable of generating organic landscapes.

Strap in! Blizzard activates Starcraft II beta

Strap in! Blizzard has finally activated its long-awaited beta program for the upcoming Starcraft II: Wings of Liberty real-time strategy (RTS) game.