Free repair for faulty Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheels

It appears that the Xbox 360 is not the only Microsoft gaming product that can be faulty. Microsoft has announced plans to provide a free retrofit for its Xbox 360 Wireless Racing Wheel which fixes a malfunction in the chassis that may cause the device to “smoke” when the AC/DC power supply is being used. [...]

Halo 3 xbox 360

To celebrate the release of the third game in the popular Halo Franchise, Microsoft are releasing a special edition Xbox 360. It shares it?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s style with the Masterchief, the main character from the Halo games but unfortunately is not going to be bundled with a version of Halo3. Features * Halo 3 Special Edition Console [...]

Nicole Kidman to front Nintendo advert campaign

Nintendo seem to be going from strength to strength what with its Wii and Ds being so popular and Nintendo?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s investors rejoicing at its high share price. Now that they have all that money to splash around they can hire Nicole Kidman to become the face of Nintendo’s advert campaign for its new video game. [...]

Fox to Sign Halo Deal

Less than a year after its plans to co-produce with Universal a movie based on Halo, Microsoft’s hit video-game franchise, fell apart, 20th Century Fox has signed a deal to become the primary licensor for Halo, Variety reported. This deal will allow Fox to launch a broad array of products, from books to apparel to [...]

Nintendo?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s shares overtake Sony?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s

According to Bloomberg Nintendo?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s shares managed to hit a new record high overtaking their toughest competitor, Sony. Nintendo?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s shares temporarily overtook Sony, hitting a record high of 45,350 yen (approx $367), which brought the company’s net worth to 6.57 trillion yen ($53 billion). At the close of the Tokyo-based Nikkei stock exchange, Nintendo’s shares had [...]

Xbox 360 Elite news

Its been seen as a technical rival to Sony?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s PS3 and now Microsoft?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s updated version of the Xbox 360, the Xbox 360 Elite has a price point. The Xbox 360 Elite will retail for US$ 479.99 (?Ǭ£240.00 / EUR 350), while a standalone 120Gb hard disk will go for US$ 179.99 (?Ǭ£90.99 / EUR 130). [...]

The Slouchpad

The Slouchpad is a gamer?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s dream. This comfortable chair which has a number of adapters along the side which you can plug in everything from your Mp3 player, TV to your laptop and DVD player and it boasts has two built-in 5Watt RMS speakers and a 10Watt RMS Sub Woofer which will help immerse you [...]

The PlayStation Eye

Sony claims to have made huge advances in USB camera and microphone technology and they have put all of this into the PlayStation Eye, a camera accessory for the Sony PS3. Highlights of the new Eye camera are a noise canceling microphone, frame rate of up to 120 frames per second, two position zoom lens [...]

Father of the PlayStation Retires

Ken Kutaragi aka ‘Father of the PlayStation’ has decided to retire from his role as chairman and CEO of Sony Computer Entertainment, Inc (SCEI). He helped make PlayStation what it is today, the world?¢‚Ǩ‚Ñ¢s most popular video game brand. Kutaragi developed the original PlayStation as well as the PS2 and he was also instrumental in [...]

PS3 users give support to Folding@Home

More than 250,000 PlayStation3 owners have enrolled their console in the Folding@Home project which uses it to study the shapes proteins assume which could helps to understand diseases such as Alzheimers. So many people have signed up that the project has carried out a year’s worth of research in a month. The Folding@Home (F@H) project [...]

Halo 3 multiplayer beta dated

The Halo 3 multiplayer beta has finally been set for May 16. For anyone who has an xbox360 this is their first chance to test out the must own game for the series. However the beta is only open to people who had registered last year or have purchased the special retail packages of Crackdown. [...]

The DS and 3D glasses

Ghostlight, a UK video games publisher has confirmed its forthcoming Nintendo DS shooter, Glory Days 2 will feature 3D glasses functionality. The game which is being developed by ODenis is a good vs evil affair that combines shoot-em-up and real-time strategy elements. In the game players take control of planes ranging from WW2 aircraft to [...]

More Price cuts for the PS3?

Over the Easter Weekend, two retailers cut ?Ǭ£25 off the price of the PS3 to entice people to buy the console. Play.com and WH Smith must have been desperate to cut the price so quickly after the launch even if it was just for the weekend. Play.com even offered customers a free HDMI cable, free [...]