Obama criticizes generation iPad

US president Barack Obama has criticized the iPad and Xbox 360 for transforming relevant information into a "diversion" and putting "new pressures" on democracy.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Buy an Xbox 360 game, get a bag of pot for free

Smoke 'em if you got 'em! And who has them? Well, not us, obviously. But a child of four in Britain does. 



2K Games transforms XCOM into a first-person shooter

2K Games has confirmed the long-awaited resurrection of XCOM as a first-person shooter (FPS) for the Xbox 360 and Windows PC.

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.

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.

Victims of Call of Duty crash get Xbox Live credit of about 90 cents

Gamers who bought the bug-inducing downloadable content (DLC) pack for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on the Xbox 360 have been credited with 7 free days of Xbox Live Gold.

PS3, PSP continue to thrive in "other" regions

They're sometimes the brunt of the joke in the US, but the PS3 and PSP remain a strong competitor in parts of the world. How will this affect Sony's marketing of the platforms?

24-karat gold Xbox 360 starting at $5,000

Computer-Choppers.com, a business that actually specializes in encompassing electronic products in pure gold, now has available an Xbox 360 wrapped in a beautiful 24-karat casing.

Microsoft sues UK company over Xbox 360 controller

Datel Design's third-party Xbox 360 controllers, which are stocked at thousands of stores in the US, may be infringing on a whole bunch of Microsoft copyrights.

Call of Duty expansion breaks the game, invalidates Xbox points

Microsoft mistakenly released the latest downloadable update for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 at the wrong time, creating all sorts of problems in the game and even slowing down the process of validating prepaid Microsoft Points cards.

There are 220 million game systems in US homes

The number of game consoles and handheld systems in the US now accounts for nearly three-fourths of the population, with 220 million devices connected across the country.

Xbox 360 "Game Room" arcade to be stale until May

Microsoft launched its virtual arcade room on the Xbox 360 earlier this month, but it won't be adding any new games to the space until late next month.

Microsoft confirms USB memory support for Xbox 360

Major Nelson (aka Larry Hryb) has confirmed that Microsoft is slated to release a system update on April 6th which will allow the Xbox 360 to use USB flash drives for storing game saves, demos and other content.