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Wii may drop to $200 next Sunday
— 6:00 AM on September 21, 2009

Next to the $250 vanilla Xbox 360 or $300 PlayStation 3, the $250 Nintendo Wii is starting to look like less and less...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Microsoft makes Xbox 360 cut official
— 11:08 AM on August 27, 2009

Those leaked flier photos we told you about yesterday were legit, apparently. Shacknews now says that Microsoft has officially confirmed an impending round...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Leaked fliers show $250 Xbox 360
— 6:00 AM on August 26, 2009

Would you believe it? Now that Sony's PlayStation 3 is neck-and-neck with the vanilla Xbox 360 at $300, Microsoft seems to be bracing for a...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Slim PlayStation 3 becomes official
— 5:21 PM on August 18, 2009

Hot on the heels of this morning's Kmart ad, Sony has officially unveiled the new, slim version of its PlayStation 3 console. According to Shacknews,...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Evidence points to cheaper, slim PlayStation 3
— 10:08 AM on August 18, 2009

Just when you thought the console war was dying down, evidence has appeared to suggest a new, slimmer, and cheaper version of the Sony PlayStation...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Microsoft posts second revenue drop
— 6:00 AM on July 24, 2009

Unlike Apple, Microsoft is clearly suffering the effects of the global recession—in fact, it's apparently been doing so for about six months. The company

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles Software Windows

UPDATED: Ballmer hints at next-gen Xbox console for 2010
— 10:26 AM on June 19, 2009

Despite what CEOs of large game publishers might have you believe, we could see a Microsoft console launch before too long. According to TG...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

Microsoft shows original new music game for Xbox 360
— 10:59 AM on April 1, 2009

Sick of Guitar Hero? Rock Band not doing anything for you? If so, Microsoft has just the thing for you. Check out the trailer released...

Type: News story Tags: Gaming Game consoles

Wii developers get PhysX SDK, too
— 6:00 AM on March 20, 2009

Nvidia isn't only courting PlayStation 3 developers with its PhysX SDK. The company says it has also received Nintendo's approval as a "third...

Type: News story Tags: Game consoles

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