Gizmondo is coming (again)

Back at CES in January 2005 we got to play with one of the first Gizmondo gaming consoles and we weren’t impressed. (Actually we thought it was a piece of cheap crap that was on a rollercoaster ride to oblivion.) Well guess what? after sales of about $2m (and a loss of about $382m in…

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Xbox 360 kiosks for hospitals

Microsoft is giving a bunch of Xbox 360 kiosks to children’s hospitals – I’m sure that will be especially appreciated by the kids who have hurt themselves playing Wii. Microsoft Corp. today announced a new partnership with Companions in Courage, a non-profit organization dedicated to supporting children and families who are overcoming life-threatening obstacles. As…

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Obama blames GTA4 instead of bad parents

At a campaign stop in Indianapolis Obama attacked Grand Theft Auto 4: “Now, this isn’t intended for kids, although I promise you there are kids who are playing it, but these video games are raising our kids. Across the board, middle-class, upper-class, working-class kids, they’re spending a huge amount of their time not on their…

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Xbox 360 Leaks

Lots of leaks concerning the Xbox 360 and Gaming Horizon has summarized them well: 16:9 HD Game Play 3 USB 2.0 Ports Support for 4 Wireless Controllers Detachable 20GB Hard-drive Wi-Fi Ready 3 PowerPC CPUs at 3.2GHz 500 Mhz ATI GPU 512 MB GDDR3 Ram (lots more at Gaming Horizon)

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Xbox 360 First Photo

Engadget has scored a coup with the first photo of the Xbox 360, apprently taken by someone with a cameraphone at the Xbox 360 Revealed launch party in Los Angeles. Looks vaguely mac-like to us. (via Engadget)

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Waiting for the PSP

The Sony Playstation Portable is now available in Japan, and SorobanGeeks has lots of photos of hundreds of crazy Japanese people (plus a few tourists) waiting outside at 1am for the stores to open. Expectations of a US release date and price for the PSP are March and $150-$160. In the bad news department Tim…

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Sony PSP Playstation Portable Price and Release Date

Sony has announced the price and release date for the PSP Playstation Portable game/entertainment console, and it is better than anyone expected. The PSP will be available in Japan on December 12th and will cost 19,800 Yen (about $185). Expectations of a US release date and price for the PSP are March and $150-$160. (Comparable…

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Make Half Life 2 Run Faster

Half Life 2 is going to be the second game this year to really push the CPU, processor, and memory requirements of your PC to the limit. If you want Half Life 2 to run faster and look as good as possible graphically you could drop a couple of grand on new hardware or you…

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Sony PSP Playstation Portable Pricing

Update: Yep, it was a fake. Don’t believe the information below. Playstation Magazine in the UK claims the scoop on pricing for the Sony SPS Playstation Portable. May be fake but here’s what they say: Package 1: Playstation Portable, Rechargable Battery, Battery Charger, 32MB MemoryStick: $199. Package 2: Playstation Portable, Rechargable Battery, Battery Charger, 64MB…

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