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  • News: Toshiba offers tasters of chip based on PS3's Cell

    Toshiba today began offering samples of a high-performance chip derived from the powerful Cell processor that powers Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3) games console. The chip, called the SpursEngine SE1000, was offered to electronics companies ahead of a commercial launch likely later this year.

  • News: Nokia opens N-Gage site

    Nokia's N-gage internet service platform is up and running, allowing users of its smartphones to download games.

  • News: Study: Violent online games are 'relaxing'

    Gamers who play violent games online actually feel relaxed after they have played, according to new research discovered by Develop Magazine.

  • News: Blu-ray enabled Xbox 360 coming this year

    Lite-On will begin shipping Xbox 360 Blu-Ray BD-ROM drives for Xbox 360 consoles later this year, according to multiple news outlets.

  • News: Sony to revamp PlayStation Store for PS3

    Sony yesterday announced that it will introduce an improved PlayStation Store for the PlayStation 3 in mid-April.

  • News: Computer games to get film-style ratings

    Film-style ratings should be given to video games reports a government investigation into the effects of video games and the internet.

  • News: Xbox 360 price cut leads to 40% sales surge

    Xbox 360 sales increased by 40 percent following last week's price cut, which potentially threatens the future of Sony's PS3 and other consoles.

  • News: Sony promises 'unique' games for PSP

    Sony has promised a number of "very unique" game titles for the PlayStation Portable (PSP) later this year.

  • News: EA to release The Sims 3 in 2009

    The third instalment of Electronic Arts' Sim series will hit the market next year, with EA claiming the title will feature more realistic graphics, enhanced customisation of in-game items, and a larger 'living neighbourhood' to explore.

  • News: Second Life founder gives up CEO role

    Second Life founder Philip Rosedale will give up the role of CEO and become chairman of the board for Linden Lab, the company behind the virtual online community.

  • News: Video: Control a computer using your brain

    cMatthew Nagle was paralysed from the neck down after being stabbed several years ago, but technology gave him hope. He was one of four testing BrainGate, a new technology where a chip that picks up electrical pulses is implanted in the brain.

  • News: Microsoft warns of Xbox 360 shortages

    Microsoft is citing a shortage in console availability as the reason its Xbox 360 console trailed substantially behind competitors in US sales for the second month in a row in February, according to the latest numbers from the NPD Group.

  • News: Quad-core laptop CPUs coming in Q3

    Quad-core Intel chips designed specifically for laptops, most likely for desktop-replacement laptops, will ship later this year, the chipmaker has announced.

  • News: EA: 'We want Rockstar and Grand Theft Auto'

    The main concern behind EA's bid to purchase Take Two Games is its Rockstar studio and the Grand Theft Auto franchise.

  • 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.

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