Gaming

Hong Kong Swamped By PlayStation Vita Pre-Orders

According to a news report from Engadget China, pre-orders for the PlayStation Vita are huge in Hong Kong.

Hacker raids Sony PlayStation Network; 77 million users potentially hacked

NICK WINGFIELD, IAN SHERR and BEN WORTHEN The Wall Street Journal 27.04.2011
Hacker raids Sony PlayStation Network; 77 million users potentially hacked

A hacker stole the names, birth dates and possibly credit-card numbers for 77 million people who play online videogames through Sony Corp.'s PlayStation console, in what could rank among the biggest data breaches in history.


Nintendo Wii sex game gets OK for kids

A RAUNCHY game for the Nintendo Wii has outraged parents who say it promotes orgies and lesbian sex to kids as young as 12.

Asian Models Demonstrate Kinect Badly

Tom Goldman Escapist Magazine 01.08.2010
Asian Models Demonstrate Kinect Badly

Hot models demonstrating your new upcoming product is usually a good thing, unless that product is Microsoft's Kinect.


The First Wii: Obama brings video games to the White House

When Barack Obama takes office on January 20th, he'll not only be the most powerful man in the world, but also the most powerful gamer. (Nintendo did give outgoing President Bush a DS and Brain Age some years ago; it's up to you to decide if he ev...

Video coming to the Wii

CNET News 26.12.2008
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Dentsu, Japan's largest ad agency, said it will team up with Nintendo to launch a video distribution service on the Wii.


Gamers set for crisis-time bargains

Nickkita Lau The Standard 19.12.2008
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The 7th Asia Game Show, which kicks off today at the Hong Kong Convention and Exhibition Centre, is expected to draw more than 400,000 gamers in search of financial crisis-inspired bargains.

Playstation Home open beta now live

Wolfgang Gruener TG Daily 12.12.2008
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Chicago (IL) – Nintendo’s Wii and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 have been dominating game console headlines lately and there was not really a whole lot positive to say about the Playstation 3 lately. Sony’s game console desperately needs new reasons why pe...


Sony Set To Launch Online Virtual World

Antone Gonsalves InformationWeek 11.12.2008
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Home, PlayStation 3's long-delayed online 3-D social networking service, will debut Thursday.

Sony PSP 3000 Launched in India, 80 GB PS3 Coming Soon

Sony India announced the launch of PSP-3000 in the Indian market at the Playstation event held in Mumbai. The company has also announced its plan to roll out the 80 GB Sony PS3 console in the country.


Nintendo DS becomes personal beauty consultant

The Sydney Morning Herald 09.08.2008
Nintendo DS becomes personal beauty consultant

Women in Japan will soon be able to have their own handheld beauty consultant after games company Sega teamed up with cosmetics giant Shiseido to offer make-up tips on the Nintendo DS.

Just a few weeks back we had reported about the Xbox 360 price drop by Microsoft but once again there are rumors circulating which hint that there could be another price drop in the offing. However, the news is just speculation at this stage.


Casual gamers connect at Seattle conference

JOHN COOK Seattle Post-Intelligencer 24.07.2008
Casual gamers connect at Seattle conference

The casual games industry is only about a decade old. But it is rapidly growing, segmenting and evolving as people of all ages and backgrounds discover a wide array of online strategy, puzzle, fantasy and other games.

Microsoft: Make an Xbox 360 game and get paid

Speaking with GamePro, Microsoft general manager Boyd Multerer reveals pricing details on community-developed games, the fact that there will be no free games on the new Community Game store, and how community games factor into the Xbox 360's big ...


Sony Plans to Sell 150 Million PlayStation 3 Game Consoles

At present, Sony PlayStation 3 is the worst selling latest-generation video game console. However, Kazuo Hirai, chief executive of Sony Computer Entertainment Inc., hopes that the latest system will eventually outsell its predecessor, Sony PlaySta...

Nintendo rolls out Wii games, Sony takes to video

Kiyoshi Takenaka and Jennifer Martinez Reuters 16.07.2008
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LOS ANGELES (Reuters) - Riding the success of its popular Wii video game console, Nintendo Co Ltd (7974.OS: Quote, Profile, Research) on Tuesday unveiled fresh titles for gamers to throw frisbees and rock on, while rival Sony Corp (6758.T: Quote, ...


Stringer: Wii an “Expensive Niche Game Device"

Tom Ivan Next Generation 14.07.2008
Stringer: Wii an “Expensive Niche Game Device"

As Sony’s PS3 builds up steam in the sales race with Microsoft’s Xbox 360, company CEO Howard Stringer insists the firm isn’t competing with Nintendo for market share.

Microsoft Xbox 360 cheaper than Nintendo Wii

MICROSOFT'S Xbox 360 has become the cheapest next-generation games console following price cuts across the Xbox range.


ASUS ARES CG6155 Gaming Desktop PC Launched

Gamers! Here is a latest desktop from ASUS dubbed ARES CG6155 to provide ASUS’ legendary quality, reliability, high performance and stability for their every gaming need.

Sony preparing 'break apart' Wii-like controller?

According to developing partners, it appears that Sony is preparing a new controller for its PlayStation 3 console, one which can "break apart" into two units each of which have Wii-mote-like motion sensing functionality.