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  • Opinion: Slim, cut-price PS3 won't save Sony

    Sony has trimmed the size and price of its PlayStation 3 games console, hoping to boost a slumping market with a sexier product. But the announcement follows news that video game sales are rapidly declining, and the PlayStation 3 is at the bottom of the heap.

  • News: Updated Cell chip for PlayStation 3 Slim

    The PlayStation 3 Slim gaming console from Sony Computer Entertainment is not only smaller and cheaper, but adds hardware enhancements that make it speedier, including a new Cell microprocessor.

  • News: Comics turn Sony PSP into e-book reader

    At a GamesCom press conference in Cologne yesterday, Sony announced that a brand new digital reader will be released on the Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) this December.

  • News: Sony announces PS3 slim, PlayStation 3 price cut

    Sony yesterday announced a slimmed down, cheaper version of its PlayStation 3 (PS3) games console, and slashed the price of the existing PS3.

  • News: Championship Manager 2010 on sale for just 1p

    Championship Manager developer Eidos has announced what it claims is a first in the video games industry - a ‘pay what you want' model allowing football fans to buy the latest instalment of the game for as little as 1p.

  • News: nVidia Tegra-based Zune HD nears release

    The Canadian developer who operates tr.im brought the URL-shortening service back online yesterday, just three days after shutting it down.

  • News: Civilization Revolution for iPhone and iPod released

    If you've ever fancied an undiluted translation of Civilization on a mobile of some sort, Civilization Revolution for iPhone and iPod is officially live on Apple's App Store.

  • News: Faulty graphics chips cost nVidia $120m

    nVidia on Thursday disclosed a charge of US$119.1 million for its second fiscal quarter, ended July 26, to cover costs related to a faulty die and weak packaging material used in its graphics chips.

  • News: Microsoft working with nVidia on Windows 7 graphics

    Microsoft is trying to improve the visuals in Windows 7 by working with hardware makers on a software interface that maximizes the use of graphics cards.

  • News: AMD boosts graphics with 785G chipset

    Advanced Micro Devices introduced a new chipset on Monday with an integrated graphics core that provides a better high-definition video experience compared to earlier chipsets, the company said.

  • News: Intel to reveal graphics chip next week

    Intel plans to share details of Larrabee, its upcoming graphics chip, with programmers and game developers at the Siggraph 2009 conference and exhibition in New Orleans next week.

  • News: World of Warcraft back online in China

    China will allow popular online game World of Warcraft to be relaunched for some players in the country after weeks offline, but it will still require changes to objectionable game content.

  • News: World of Warcraft blocked in China

    The relaunch of the popular online game World of Warcraft in China, where it has already been offline for six weeks, still faces an indefinite delay as it awaits government approval for its content

  • Opinion: Gadget fossils unearthed

    On a recent excavation, Chris Locke unearthed an amazingly well-preserved fossil of Hilarofustis atarium, commonly referred to as the Atari joystick. This is the most recent "discovery" he has made, but among his Modern Fossils collection you can also spot long-dead boom boxes, aged iPods, obsolete hard drives and ancient phones.

  • News: Microsoft Project Natal coming to Windows?

    Microsoft's upcoming gesture-sensing controller - dubbed Project Natal - will be enabled for other platforms beyond the Xbox 360, according to Bill Gates.

  • News: Sony: PlayStation 3 price cut 'illogical'

    During an interview with Fast Company, Sony's president and CEO of Sony America, Jack Tretton said that 10 years is the long term in trying to grab consumers, and so Sony will not be dropping the price of the PlayStation 3.

  • News: Apple agrees to universal mobile phone charger

    Wouldn't it be nice if all our mobile gadgets connected to one universal charger? According to the vice president of the European Commission, Gunter Verheugen, it's not only possible, it's already on the drawing board.

  • News: Free parental control software for games launched

    Gaming service Metaboli has unveiled free parental control software that can help parents ensure children don't play games with inappropriate content.

  • News: PEGI system will be used to classify games

    The Pan European Game Information (PEGI) system will be used in the UK to classify video games.

  • News: The 10 best free games

    PC games can be expensive. Fear not, we've rounded up a selection of the best free games downloads out there, ensuring you can game on without burning a hole in your wallet.



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