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  • News: Huge demand causes Nintendo Wii Fit shortage

    Demand for Wii Fit, Nintendo's fitness-based Wii peripheral, has reached a fever pitch in the UK.

  • News: The Sims exceeds one million sales

    Electronics Arts' The Sims, the best-selling game of all time, has now sold more than 100 million copies.

  • News: Nintendo Wii to achieve 'impossible' graphics

    Poland-based games developer Nibris says the Nintendo Wii is capable of graphics previously thought to be restricted to Microsoft's Xbox 360 and Sony's PlayStation 3 (PS3).

  • News: Modder builds PlayStation 3 laptop

    Ben 'Heck' Heckendorn, the modder who created an Xbox 360 laptop with a built-in camera, has turned his attention to the PlayStation 3 (PS3), building a laptop using the hardware components of Sony's console.

  • News: World of Warcraft users exceed 1m in China

    World of Warcraft: The Burning Crusade has surpassed one million concurrent users in China. That's the highest concurrency since the game was launched in China in 2005, according to the games developer, Blizzard.

  • 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.

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