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PlayStation 3 developers get free PhysX SDK
— 12:44 PM on March 18, 2009

Nvidia may be promoting PhysX as a way to sell more GeForces, but the company hasn't forgotten about the physics application programming interface's other uses....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Engineers say Sony R&D cash went into the Xbox 360's CPU
— 9:45 AM on January 2, 2009

The Xbox 360 has turned out to be a formidable competitor to the PlayStation 3, and Sony may have unknowingly contributed to its success. So...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Game consoles

Microsoft denies Xbox 360 Blu-ray rumors, again
— 5:08 PM on October 10, 2008

Yesterday, rumors of a Blu-ray drive for the Xbox 360 re-emerged after several months of silence. Supposedly, Microsoft had contracted Toshiba-Samsung Storage Technology to...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

Xbox 360 Blu-ray drive still looms, says report
— 11:08 AM on October 9, 2008

Shortly after Toshiba called it quits on the whole HD DVD thing earlier this year, the rumor mill ground up to full speed and started...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

High-definition Wii refresh coming 'by 2011'
— 9:28 AM on October 1, 2008

Nintendo's Wii console has many perks: a fun, intuitive control scheme, an affordable price tag, and the ability to play old-school Nintendo games. You can't...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Xbox 360 sales surge by up to 600% after price cut
— 5:08 PM on September 11, 2008

Surprise, surprise. Repositioning a game console to undercut Nintendo's Wii can help sales after all. Gaming blog Kotaku has received a memo from Microsoft...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Microsoft cuts Xbox 360 prices (again)
— 9:11 AM on September 4, 2008

Make that two price drops in two months. When Microsoft said it would start selling the 20GB Xbox 360 for $299.99 "until supplies last"...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Lian Li : void your Xbox warranty to avoid heat issues
— 9:59 AM on August 14, 2008

In a bizarre sales pitch, the folks at Lian Li have introduced what looks like a very nice PC chassis.... for the Xbox...

Type: News story Tags: Cases Game consoles

PC gaming wins popularity contest, to run for student senate
— 12:29 PM on August 11, 2008

Could PC gaming be more popular than any console?  The NPD Group says yes and has data to back it up.   PC gaming...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

Dell charges $299 for the high-end Xbox 360 Elite
— 4:36 PM on August 6, 2008

What's better than a vanilla Xbox 360 for $299.99? How about one of Microsoft's top-of-the-line Xbox 360 Elite consoles for a dollar less? In a...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Xbox 360 Arcade dipping to $199.99 next month?
— 3:54 PM on August 4, 2008

After the Xbox 360's descent from $349.99 to $299.99, will we see the stripped-down Xbox 360 Arcade fall from $279.99 to a lower, more...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Amazon starts carrying $349.99 Xbox 360 with 60GB hard drive
— 11:20 AM on August 1, 2008

Two weeks ago, Microsoft cut the price of its Xbox 360 console from $349.99 to $299.99 and announced a new, more expensive model with...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Sony to update $399 PlayStation 3 with bigger hard drive
— 9:09 AM on July 16, 2008

Microsoft isn't the only one freshening up its console line lately. Shacknews reports that Sony has announced plans to replace its $399.99 PlayStation 3...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Xbox 360 drops to $299.99—until stocks run out
— 6:00 AM on July 14, 2008

Just as rumored, Microsoft slashed the price of its Xbox 360 console to $299.99 yesterday. The cut applies to the version of the system that...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Xbox 360 dropping to $299.99 next Sunday
— 6:00 AM on July 10, 2008

As PC graphics cards drift further and further from current-generation console GPUs in terms of features and horsepower, consoles continue to come down in price....

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Report: Xbox 360s with Blu-ray coming in the third quarter
— 9:39 AM on May 2, 2008

Just over a month ago, Asian tech sites reported that Lite-On was quietly manufacturing Blu-ray drives for Microsoft's Xbox 360 console. Microsoft took the...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

Sony said to be in talks over PS3 video distribution
— 6:00 AM on April 22, 2008

The PlayStation 3 may soon have the best of both worlds in terms of movie playback capabilities: online downloads for quick, easy access and Blu-ray...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Game consoles

Lite-On said to be making Blu-ray drives for Microsoft
— 9:38 AM on April 1, 2008

Since Microsoft discontinued its HD DVD drive for the Xbox 360, the rumor mill has been grinding away about a possible replacement Blu-ray drive for...

Type: News story Tags: Multimedia Storage Game consoles