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  • News: The 9 best games trailers from the Tokyo Game Show

    The Tokyo Game Show recently took place in Japan. The event, which is second-biggest video-game tradeshow of the year, is hosted by the Computer Entertainment Supplier's Association (CESA) and this year saw a record 200,000 visitors.

  • News: Nintendo 3DS hardware specs leaked online

    The specs for Nintendo's forthcoming 3D-without-glasses handheld gaming console have been leaked online, and if they prove legitimate, the device is sure to impress.

  • News: Study: 60% of female players don't call themselves 'gamers'

    Casual game publisher PlayFirst and market research firm Frank N. Magid Associates, Inc. weigh in on the casual games market spread across social network, mobile, and PC platforms. Not surprisingly, gender plays a role.

  • News: Sony rolls out PS3 3D Blu-ray support, grief reporting

    Sony's long-promised 3D Blu-ray update for the PS3 rolls out today, sooner than originally expected, and all it'll cost you is the time it takes to apply a firmware update.

  • News: Director Christopher Nolan considers Inception video game

    Director Christopher Nolan revealed Inception video game ideas today at a press event for the movie's release in Italy, covered by film industry publication, Variety.

  • News: The technology behind games development revealed

    Despite a lack of attention in past years, the Australian games development industry is increasingly punching above its weight and is contributing more to the economic prosperity of the country than its profile would suggest. According to the Game Developers’ Association of Australia (GDAA), the industry body responsible for growing the profile of the Australian interactive game industry, the sector is a dynamic and sophisticated one driven by strong creative and management talent, advanced technology, and 30 years’ games development experience.

  • News: Poll: 70 percent of PC users also own games console

    Nearly three-quarters (72 percent) of respondents to a PC Advisor survey indicated that they own a gaming console.

  • News: Classic gaming service Good Old Games shuts down

    Classic PC gaming service Good Old Games has shut down. In a statement on its website, the operators said after long consideration, the digital-rights-free download service concluded it could no longer operate the site in its current form.

  • News: Halo: Reach makes $200 million in first-day sales

    Halo: Reach tallied $200 million in sales on its release day, says Phil Spencer, the corporate vice president of Microsoft Game Studios, during Microsoft's keynote Thursday morning at the Tokyo Game Show as reported by 1UP.com's liveblog of the event.

  • News: Study: In-game ads may work

    For the first time, a recent study of EA Games shows proof that advertisers may actually benefit from something many gamers hate: in-game advertising.

  • News: 72% of adults would ban sales of violent games to kids

    A poll from Common Sense Media could affect the legal challenge against California's ban on violent video games, at least in the court of public opinion.

  • News: 'Shoot-em-ups' improve decision making

    Playing 'shoot-em-up' computer games speeds up how quickly your brain make decisions, says researchers.

  • News: 61% of smartphone owners play mobile games

    Americans are increasingly stuffing their smartphones with apps, with games leading the way and productivity apps in the middle of the pack.

  • Video: Sony unveils 3D product lines at IFA

    3D cameras, PS3, Blu-ray and Vaio laptop

  • News: Sony promises 3D PS3 and 3D Vaio laptop

    PlayStation 3 owners will finally be able to watch movies in 3D by October, Sony CEO Howard Stringer promised during his speech Wednesday at the Internationale Funkaustellung (IFA) trade show in Berlin.

  • News: AMD to kill ATI brand

    AMD has announced plans to remove the ATI name from its products by the end of the year, killing a brand name synonymous with graphics enthusiasts for 25 years.

  • News: Google buys games firm SocialDeck

    Google has made its fifth acquisition since the start of August, this time scooping up SocialDeck, a company that develops games that people can play against friends using iPhones, BlackBerry devices, or via Facebook on a PC.

  • News: UK govt wants Medal of Honor ban

    The UK Defence Secretary, Liam Fox, is calling for game retailers to boycott the next Medal of Honour to "show their support for the armed forces".

  • News: Tesco to roll-out game trade-in service across UK

    Tesco is rolling out its game trade-in scheme across a number of its supermarkets in the UK.

  • News: Demon unveils gaming broadband service

    UK ISP Demon has unveiled a broadband package aimed at gamers with prioritised bandwidth and download speeds of 'up to' 20Mbps.


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