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  • News: BioShock 2 release plans revealed

    The follow-up to the critically acclaimed BioShock first-time shooter will launch in Q3, according to Take-Two Interactive.

  • News: AMD 780 chipset integrates ATI Radeon core

    AMD took a step closer to the introduction of its upcoming Cartwheel and Puma chip packages with the introduction of its 780 series chipset at the Cebit exhibition in Hanover.

  • News: PS3 games to get third-party advertising

    PS3 users may well soon be seeing adverts from a host of companies as Sony prepares to open up its in-game advertising to a wider audience.

  • News: BullGuard seeks gamers to trial security software

    Ever fancied becoming a software tester? BullGuard is offering gamers the chance to do just that by trialling the BETA version of its gamers security software and be in with a chance to win a free subscription to the final product.

  • News: HP is world's biggest chip buyer

    HP bought $15bn worth of semiconductors in 2007, more than any other company in the world, according market researcher Gartner.

  • News: Xbox 360 HD DVD drive killed off by Microsoft

    Microsoft is to stop making external HD DVD drives for its Xbox 360 game console, but won't say whether it will switch to Blu-ray Disc drive instead. The company will continue to provide warranty and product support for existing HD DVD players, it said.

  • News: Take-Two rejects EA's $2bn acquisition bid

    Take-Two Interactive Software, publishers of the popular Grand Theft Auto series of games, has received and rejected a $2bn acquisition bid from Electronic Arts but left the door open to a possible acquisition later.

  • News: $1bn joint venture to make PS3 chips

    Toshiba, Sony Corp and Sony Computer Entertainment are setting up a $924m joint venture to develop computer chips, including those that run Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) console.

  • News: Gamers to control characters with their brains

    A headset that allows gamers to control their play with just their thoughts will go on sale later this year. The neuro headset, which has been launched by Emotiv, picks up electrical impulses from the nerve cells in our brain. Non-invasive electroencephalography (EEG) technology is then used to read the impulses and send signals wirelessly to a computer.

  • News: Microsoft says HD DVD woes won't hit Xbox 360

    The death of the HD DVD format won't hurt the Xbox 360 console, according to Microsoft.

  • News: Microsoft refuses to comment on Blu-ray Xbox 360

    Microsoft has shrugged off the demise of the HD DVD format, declining to say if or when it would support Blu-ray Disc for the Xbox.

  • News: Toshiba finally signals end of HD DVD

    Toshiba has halted production of HD DVD players and recorders and is close to making a decision on whether to throw in the towel on the high-definition movie disc format. Read our timeline of the HD DVD versus Blu-ray battle

  • News: Nintendo Wii to overtake Xbox 360 this year

    Nintendo's Wii will displace Microsoft's Xbox 360 as the world's most popular game console this year, according to iSuppli.

  • News: Xbox 360 failure rate hits 16 percent

    The Xbox 360 failure rate is not as high as critics would have you believe, but it's still much higher than the official number from Microsoft, according to US warranty provider SquareTrade.

  • News: Netflix dumps HD DVD and goes Blu-ray-only

    Movie rental firm Netflix has announced it will only stock only Blu-ray Disc and drop the HD DVD format, claiming the industry has already picked a winner in the next-generation DVD wars.

  • News: Nokia previews N-Gage gaming service

    Nokia has invited some Nokia N81 phone users to start playing with its delayed new N-Gage gaming service.

  • News: nVidia boosts 3D gaming with Physc engine

    nVidia has agreed to acquire graphics vendor Ageia Technologies for an undisclosed sum. Ageia, which makes graphics hardware and software, will add features to nVidia's graphics products that will boost the physical reality users experience while playing a game, said Derek Perez , an nVidia spokesman.

  • News: Activision beats EA as biggest games company

    Electronic Arts (EA) yesterday announced a third quarter loss after Activision took on the mantle as the world's largest game maker.

  • News: Gateway dumps Intel for AMD

    Gateway is trading in Intel chips for AMD's Phenom quad-core chips in two new high-end desktop machines in the US.

  • News: AMD launches 1080p HD ATI Radeon graphics chip

    AMD yesterday launched the ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 graphics processor. According to AMD, the ATI Radeon HD 3870 X2 pushes the visual boundaries of PC entertainment beyond the 1080p High Definition (HD) threshold.

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