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Life Got You Down? Buy a Video Game Console

Despite a worsening economy, all three current-generation video game consoles had better U.S. sales in October than they did a year ago, according to the latest figures from The NPD Group. And both Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Nintendo's Wii...

Wii Remote Goes Big

Tired of just moving the Wii control around when what you really need is something that really replicates the shooter or gaming action you need? Well, the Rumble Blaster magically transforms your entire Wii controller into a gun system...

Wii Takes It to the Music

Nintendo has launched Wii Music, letting up to four players mimic the real-life motions of playing instruments with the Wii Remote and Nunchuck controllers. Players will be able to mimic the motions of more than 60 real-life instruments using...

Less Merry Xmas: Sony Keeping PS3 Pricing As Is

Sony has ruled out cutting the price of the PlayStation 3 console before Christmas, insisting that the PS3 is better value than rivals half its price.(Maybe time to rethink that in today's -- or at least last week's -- economy?)With...

Gaming Console Sales -- Who's on Top?

It's always interesting to me to keep tabs on what's selling and what's not -- the proverbial what's hot and what's not. Let's take a look at a favorite topic -- video gaming consoles. Amid a long rant on Advertising...

Nintendo Goes Holographic! Wow Wii!

Nintendo, the maker of the market-leading Wii videogame console, has reportedly co-signed for a patent on holographic storage and may be gearing up for development of this ultra high-capacity storage concept. Nintendo signed the patent with Inphase Technologies, but...

Shaun White for Nintendo Wii (Wee!!!!)

While much has been made about how little excitement Sony and Nintendo have generated at the E3 game show (click here), there's actually some pretty cool stuff coming out. Take this for example: Nintendo had Shaun White, the gold medalist at...

Animal Crossing: City Folk adds VoIP & SMS

According to BetaNews, in Nintendo's E3 keynote this morning came not only the official announcement of Animal Crossing: City Folk for the Wii, but also something unexpected - VoIP functionality (voice chat) and native SMS/e-mail interactivity.Animal Crossing: City Folk is...

Shake, Rattle and Roll Those Gadgets

Manufacturers are increasingly embedding accelerometers and other sensors into their gadgets, according to an article in today's New York Times, allowing them to respond to movement without waiting for us to push a button. Game designers and other programmers...

Nintendo Wii Outsells Them All!

Researchers extraordaire NPD has just released its gaming console sales numbers for April and guess what? Nintendo took the number one and two slots in hardware sales, with the Wiihaving sold 714,200 units while the Nintendo DS sold 414,800...

Sony PS3 haters video

Boy, Sony PS3 is really having a tough time! After the disastrous U.S. launch, PS3 users stealing and killing each other for the high-demand console, >$3000 prices on eBay at the U.S. launch, and the Wii and XBox 360 outselling...

PS3 Sales Go Soft: Trouble in Paradise

While we all take great interest in Sony's foibles, let's talk PS3 problems at the retail sale level spelling trouble for gaming companies, according to this report. Let's face it. The game manufacturers love to develop a game and then sell...

Is the Wii the Center of the Media Universe?

How about this for irony -- a simple hack enables Nintendo's Wii to access a computer's  media collection, with the Wii remote (you know, the one with the strap problem) then being used to view photos and browse iTunes playlists on a TV. ...

Is This a Surprise? Xbox 360 Tops the Xmas Charts

Is anybody really surprised that the Xbox 360 outsold every other gaming console out there this holiday season? That's the report, and I'm not surprised. What is surprising is how well the Wii did -- nearly matching the Xbox 360...

Can't Anybody Get a Gadget Right?

Hey, I'm not picking on Sony this time, but Nintendo, which is facing a silly Wii situation where the strap that holds the do-hickie on your wrist seems to break too easily. The BBC (aka "The Beeb") has all...

I Can See Clearly Now: Windows Vista Due Tomorrow

It's hard to get too excited about the official launch of Windows Vista tomorrow after spending all of that energy for the launch of PS3 (and to a lesser extent, Wii). But still, Microsoft's launch of a new operating sytem is...

Playing Favorites: Wii vs. PS3 vs. Xbox 360

Hey, hey, hey as Fat Albert used to say, we've now got all three new gaming systems out on the market -- granted, they all had their own unique paths to get there! So what do you think? What's your...

Windows Is a Big Boy Now!

Hard to believe it's been 21 years since Microsoft launched Windows in 1985! Lots of blogging on this one today. It was a big deal back in 1985 with a big launch. I do think they did expect it to turn...

4 Million: That's a Lot of Wii

Yes, while Sony is seemingly scaping together as many PS3 units as possible for the holidays, Nintendo plans to ship 4 million Wii gaming consoles by the end of the year. (Thanks to Red Herring for the news and remember that...

Nintendo Says "Wii" to the Senior Set

It'a almost like writing a book report back in elementary school: "This book would be enjoyed by anyone between the ages of 8 and 80." It seems like Nintendo is taking the same approach with its Wii gaming system -- positioning it...

Can't Wait for the Wii?

If you can't wait for Nintendo's Wii, then get your preorders into GameStop or EB Games -- starting Friday, October 13. Of course, this will be a very hot Holiday Season gift item (including self-gifting), and pre-ordering may be the...

Nintendo Wii = $250

While Sony PS3 delays (at least not in Japan and the U.S.) have been making the rounds lately, the big news today is that Nintendo's new gaming console -- the oddly named Wii -- will cost $250. Now that's a...

Nintendo DS Browser Makes Debut

Take it easy, it's only availabe in Japan! Nintendo has started selling its Nintendo DS Browser in Japan via several dedicated Japanese online sales sites. Opera Software's full-featured browser enables Japanese gamers to surf all their favorite Web sites on the Nintendo...
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