Activision thinks PS3 will outsell Xbox 360 this year

In a report detailing its forecast for the rest of the year, Activision said it expects that for the first time, PS3 sales will eclipse that of its rival, the Xbox 360, in the US.

New God of War in the works for PSP

After God of War III helped place the PS3 back on a pedestal last month, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) is now working on a new entry to the God of War PSP series.

The Sims 3 to invade the console world, add new features

The Sims 3 did its magic on PC once again as it became the top-selling computer game last year, and this time the game's publisher EA wants to capture that success on the console side.

Sony upgrades PS3 with 40nm RSX graphics chip

Sony has upgraded its Playstation 3 console with a 40nm RSX graphics chip.

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.

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.

Crysis 2 rulez...On the PS3?

Crytek has conceded that the Playstation 3 (PS3) version of Crysis 2 will offer "slightly more performance" that the Xbox 360 edition.

Microsoft restructures Xbox point purchasing

Consumers who want to buy a standard-priced $5 game on Xbox Live can now simply add $5 to their account, as Microsoft changes a confusing restriction that required users to buy points in $6.25 increments.

Call of Duty "Stimulus Package" comes to PS3, PC May 4

Xbox 360 users have been enjoying new content on Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 for a few weeks now, and owners of the PS3 and PC versions will soon be able to get their hands on the update as well.

UK PS3 owner gets £84 rebate for Linux deactivation

A resourceful guy in the UK thinks that Sony's disabling of the "Install Other OS" feature from the PS3 violates EU standards. Amazon, the e-tailer from which he bought the console, agrees.

Playstation hires new game tester from reality show

The very first reality show that aired exclusively through Playstation's digital distribution network came to a close tonight, with the biggest fanfare ever awarded to an entry-level video game grunt. [SPOILER ALERT]

Paranormal horror returns in F.E.A.R. 3 FPS

Warner Bros. has confirmed a Fall release date for its F.E.A.R. 3 paranormal horror FPS. 

The title - which will be playable on the Xbox 360, PS3 and Windows PCs - is expected to feature both single-player and co-op modes.

Geohot restores PS3 Linux support

Serial hacker and modder George Hotz has successfully restored support for Linux on the PS3 (firmware version 3.21) by loading a custom generated PUP file.

Third-party company makes PS3 mobile

Move aside, PS3-PSP Remote Play. Japanese company Hori is set to release a portable HD screen that will literally take the system on the go by connecting directly to a PS3 slim model.

God of War III hit million sales within days

Perhaps the last big PS3 exclusive for a substantial time, God of War III did not disappoint in its retail debut. Sony has confirmed that the game passed a million units sold "in the first couple of days" after it was released.