Gamestop listing outs a new Wii Remote design

A product listing on game retailer Gamestop's website seems to show that Nintendo has a new controller for the Wii in the works, which fully integrates the Wii Motion Plus technology into the Wii Remote.

Microsoft says Kinect sales will "blow away" the iPad

Microsoft believes that sales of its Kinect platform will easily "blow away" Apple's "magical" iPad - which shipped 1 million units during its first 28 days on sale and 3 million in three months.

Microsoft sees game consoles in the 21st century workplace

Farmville. Halo. Zelda. These are all words that are ingrained in the lexicon of today's working class. Will that change the landscape of the workplace environment? Microsoft says maybe.

Super Mario Bros turns 25 years old

On September 13, 1985, a little game called Super Mario Bros was released for the original Famicom system in Japan. 25 years later, few games have ever become as iconic.

Best Buy starts testing used game trade-ins

While leading used game chain Gamestop says it doesn't like being in the used games business, Best Buy is moving in on its turf. The retailer has begun testing a new in-store trade-in service at around 600 stores.

UK gamers will get Xbox 360 Kinect November 10

Microsoft aims to make its motion-sensing peripheral a global holiday hit, announcing today that it will bring Kinect across the Atlantic Ocean less than a week after it hits store shelves in the US.

Wii swells to 30 million units in the US

Although it had to chug along the finish line near the end to reach it, Nintendo has come to the latest milestone with the Wii and can now claim 30 million units sold in the US.

Foxconn worker still dies after landing in safety net

Another Foxconn employee seems to have jumped to her death, as the "anti-suicide" nets draped around the company's campus apparently didn't do anything to cushion the deadly fall.

78- to 89-year-olds win national Wii Golf tournament

A group of senior citizens from Duluth, Georgia proved that old people can still have game.

Nintendo loses money for the first time in two years

Despite recent assurances from Nintendo that the company was not losing momentum, it today announced a net loss for its most recent quarter - the first time Nintendo has lost money in more than two years.

Is Microsoft's Kinect too expensive?

Is Microsoft alienating core gamers by pricing its Kinect peripheral at $150?

Tiger Woods video game sales are plummeting

It turns out that people aren't too keen on the idea of buying a video game that plasters the image of a washed up sports icon dubbed as a womanizer and a liar.

Next Wii will not have 3D

Not only has Nintendo been the only game console manufacturer to shy away from HD capabilities, it is now also the only one that sees absolutely no value in 3D TV gaming.

Has the Xbox 360 hit the "downside" of its lifecycle?

DFC Intelligence believes the Xbox 360 may have "some" good years left, but estimates the console is on the "downside" of its lifecycle - despite the advent of Microsoft's Kinect platform.

Microsoft's Molyneux says Playstation Move just like Wii

Peter Molyneux, the man behind such high-concept video games as Black & White and Fable, says that Sony's Playstation Move is not really distinguishable from the Wii's motion controls.

No PS3 price cut, Wii HD, Hulu on Xbox: The quashed E3 rumors

The $200 PS3, the ability to watch Hulu on Xbox 360, and yet another addition to the PSP library are all ideas that are now officially shelved to the pile of unsubstantiated E3 rumors.

Sony Move set to hit US shelves in September

Tired of playing with your Wii? Well, don't worry - Sony's Playstation Move is set to hit US shelves on September 19th.

Game Consoles: No new hardware!

New console form factors don't count! And what's up with the lack of stuff for girls at E3?

No More Heroes video game inspires lingerie collection

Video game characters aren't usually known for their awe-inspiring fashion. And when you think of sexy lingerie, do video games come to mind? Well, maybe they should.

Overseas iPod factory consults exorcist after rash of suicides

Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturer that is responsible for creating iPods, Xboxes, Kindles, and cell phones, has brought in an army of counselors and even an exorcist to figure out why dozens of people continue to attempt suicide, and more than a handful have succeeded.