Wii Netflix goes into testing phase

Netflix has begun shipping Wii discs to some members that will allow them to stream titles from Netflix's instant viewing service directly from the Nintendo console.

Xbox Game Room launches with hiccups

Microsoft's inventive virtual arcade space launched on Wednesday as scheduled, but its launch didn't go off without a few annoying bugs. Some games were simply "out of service."

250GB hard drive now available for Xbox 360

The 250 gigabyte hard drive that came packed in with the Xbox 360 Call of Duty: Modern Wafare 2 bundle, will now be available as a standalone product.

Final Fantasy XIII fastest-selling in series history

The first new installment of Final Fantasy on the Playstation 3 has sold one million copies in the US in just a week, becoming the quickest in series history to reach that mark.

PS3 and PC versions of Grand Theft Auto bundle delayed

Xbox 360 owners have been able to purchase Grand Theft Auto: Episodes from Liberty City, a package that contains two downloadable stories from GTA IV, for months. Unfortunately, gamers who prefer to play on another console will have to wait a bit longer to get their hands on it.

Report: Xbox 360 to support USB mass storage devices

A firmware update planned for Spring 2010 will reportedly allow Microsoft's Xbox 360 to recognize USB mass storage devices.

Playstation ad says Project Natal is for third graders

The first official commercial for the PS3's Playstation Move controller is now online, and it takes some pretty blatant and harsh jabs at the competing motion-sensitive technologies used by Nintendo and Microsoft.

Rumor: Microsoft planning Xbox 360 Slim

A number of pictures obtained by Kotaku seem to suggest that Microsoft has embarked on a major redesign of its Xbox 360 console.

Crackdown 2 for Xbox 360 gets firm release date

The anticipated sequel to one of the Xbox 360's early major successes has been given a firm US release date of July 6, edging right around the previous "first half of 2010" announcement.

Harmonix and Green Day to rock the free world in June

Welcome to Paradise! Harmonix and MTV have confirmed plans to launch Green Day: Rock Band in June for the Xbox 360, PS3 and Wii.

Microsoft showcases new XNA Game Studio

Microsoft is showcasing the latest iteration of its XNA Game Studio for Windows Phone 7, Xbox 360 and Windows-based PCs at GDC 2010.

Xbox revokes its own version of "don't ask, don't tell"

Microsoft has reversed a restriction it had on Gamertag names that prevented people from using words like "gay." It decided to remove the restriction based on user feedback.

Report: Playstation 3 will eventually win

Research firm Strategy Analytics has taken a position that some in the gaming industry may find unexpected: saying that the Playstation 3 will outsell other consoles by the time their repective life cycles end.

Microsoft redefines cross-platform gaming

Microsoft recently showcased an Xbox 360 game that was playable on both a Windows-based PC and a Windows 7 mobile phone.

Valve transforms the Mac into a viable gaming platform

Valve has announced that it will be bringing both the Steam gaming service and Source (Engine) to the Mac.

Atari shifts into overdrive with Test Drive Unlimited 2

Atari has confirmed that its long-awaited Test Drive Unlimited 2 will be a Massively Open Online Racing (MOOR) game.

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.

Square Enix already talks about Final Fantasy XV

Final Fantasy XIII is not even out in the US yet, yet publisher Square Enix has already begun talking about what direction the game's sequel's sequel will take. The company has already apparently begun brainstorming about what kind of game Final Fantasy XV is going to be.

Xbox Live's "Game Room" to launch March 24

Microsoft has announced that its "Game Room" application, a virtual arcade that will invade the Xbox 360 community, will be availale on March 24.

Claim: Online gaming puts children at risk

A recent TV report from Denver, Colorado station KDVR has gamers on the virtual rampage, as its hysterical sensationalism blocks out all common sense in a report which appears to deliver the message that gaming will lead to child molestation and death.