Cloud gaming service OnLive coming to the TV

November 18, 2010

US-REARDEN-ONLIVEOnLive, the closely-watched startup that is aiming to change the way people buy and play video games, officially launched last June. But the company says that was a mere warmup for the main event, which begins in a few weeks.

PluggedIn: Gesture tech eyes growth

April 21, 2010

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By Unnikrishnan Nair and Mansi Dutta, in Bangalore

Gesture-recognition technology is set to motion in a new level of interactivity in everything from games to phones, and poses a serious challenge to the ubiquitous mouse and remote controls.

Black Friday sprint begins for video game industry

December 1, 2009

Black Friday marks the beginning of the most critical time of the year for video game makers, as customers jam stores on the day after Thanksgiving to pick up games and consoles as gifts.

Cloud-gaming service OnLive opens up

September 2, 2009

OnLive, the “cloud-based” gaming service that generated plenty of interest when it was announced in May, is opening itself up.

Gamescom lands on gamers’ map

August 20, 2009

Two days ago, Sony finally announced it would cut the price for its flagship
PlayStation 3, reacting to slumping sales which have lagged
behind those of Nintendo’s Wii and Microsoft’s Xbox 360.

Sony cuts PS3 price, sounds confident about holidays

August 19, 2009

The long-anticipated price cut on Sony’s PlayStation 3 video game console might have come just in the nick of time, as industry sales continue to wilt in the heat of summer. Both game hardware and software sales have been flagging, but console price cuts typically spur game sales.

No recession for solitaire on PCs

April 8, 2009

Forget the bells and whistles, realistic graphics, complex story lines and cinematic soundtracks. When it comes to video games, solitaire still rules.

Video games defy economic gloom

December 12, 2008

U.S. shoppers are still spending in a big way — they are just not buying cars, plane tickets, clothing, etc. But they are buying video games.

$60 video games? Do the math, says Zelnick

December 5, 2008

How do entertainment retailers come up with the prices they charge? Why is a movie theater ticket $10, a music CD $15, a rental DVD $3-$5 and a top video game $60?

Sony offers big PS3 price cut, if you can get the credit

November 25, 2008

With Black Friday only a few days away and projections for the holiday shopping season bleak, it’s not surprising that Sony is making a price cut move on its PlayStation 3 video game console to lure cash-strapped shoppers.