Sony PS3 Bids Linux Goodbye

Wednesday, March 31st, 2010
Sony has just announced that it will cease supporting Linux on its PS3 gaming consoles. According to the PlayStation Blog, the new firmware update for the PS3 system will be disabling the "Install Other OS" feature that was made available to previous PS3 consoles prior to the current slimmer models. The PS3 Firmware 3.21 update which will be released on April 1 will remove the said functionality mainly d

Nintendo 3DS Offers Possible Threat to 3D TV’s

Wednesday, March 24th, 2010
Nintendo may have something up its sleeve that may just surprise not just the gaming industry but also the up and coming makers of 3D televisions. It is only recently that the buzz about 3D televisions is getting louder and louder. People are eagerly expecting the launch of various consumer 3D televisions that may be enjoyed with the aid of using 3D glasses. But Nintendo may be taking it a notch higher with its so

Xbox 360 Consoles Sold More In February Than The Wii

Monday, March 15th, 2010
For the first time in more than two years, Microsoft’s Xbox 360 have outsold erstwhile leader Nintendo Wii in console sales for the month of February. According to analyst group NPD, US monthly sales for February has the Xbox 360 console garnering the tops spot, taking the place of the Wii. It may be a bittersweet victory for Xbox 360. Although they got the top spot, overall sales waned for the month in the

Video Game Industry Enjoys Record December Sales

Friday, January 15th, 2010
The video game industry heaved its biggest sigh of relief as it enjoyed a record December in terms of video game sales. This is very welcome news considering that the industry has recently been beaten up by lagging sales in the past several months of last year. According to data obtained by the market research firm NPD Group, video game sales in the US in December 2009 accounted for a whopping $5.53 billion. This

New Call of Duty Rakes In Record Sales

Friday, November 13th, 2009
Finally, this may be the sign that the video game industry may be out of the doldrums. After months of suffering from lagging sales and lukewarm figures, the video game industry may have just seen the first positive signs that everything may be going up once again. What would be better than having a record established while doing it? Activision Blizzard Inc. has recently announced that first day sales of its &quo

Rock Band Game Coming Into iPhones

Saturday, October 10th, 2009
It seems that game developers have been trying to reach out into as many gaming platforms as possible. In this case, games that have become popular in gaming consoles are finding their way into smart phones. And it is no surprise that a popular game such as Rock Band would be made available in your iPhone sometime this month. EA Mobile has announced that it will be releasing their very popular rock music game tit

Nintendo Wii Finally Engages The Price Slash Game

Monday, September 28th, 2009
No, it is not a new video game title that Nintendo Wii will be promoting. The price slashing game has actually been going along the previous months with other gaming console makers such as Sony and Microsoft, in response to the dire circumstances that the whole gaming industry currently finds itself in. Or it might be due to keeping the competition up, we just don’t know for sure. But the good thing is, espe

US Video Games Sales Continue Sliding

Monday, September 14th, 2009
In what was first considered as a recession proof market, video game sales in the US have been going through a rough slide for the longest time, maybe since the first time it first got established. This market sector has been one of those that seem to survive better than most of the other sectors during this recession. But its current standing does not seem to provide hopes to become more upbeat. According to fi

Microsoft Xbox Also Slashing Off Price After PS3

Friday, August 28th, 2009
Probably in a move to go along with Sony’s PlayStation 3 price cut, Microsoft is also doing the same with its Xbox 360 Elite console. There were speculations surrounding Microsoft also getting to cut down the price of their own gaming console and it was confirmed by the announcement the company released on the Xbox site.  The Xbox 360 Elite will enjoy a price slash of US$100, putting it at US$299.99 re

Sony Cuts PlayStation 3 Prices

Wednesday, August 19th, 2009
Sony announced this week that it is cutting back the price of its PlaySation 3 game console for as much as US$100. The Sony PlayStation console was once the leader among gaming consoles in terms of sales some years back. But it has since been relegated to third place and overtaken by the Nintendo Wii and the Xbox 360 of Microsoft. But it hopes to boost up its sales with the move anticipating the coming holiday sea