Delayed Shield game gadget to hit market on July 31
Graphics chip star NVIDIA has set a July 31 release date for its Shield handheld gaming and entertainment device powered by Google's Android software.
Verizon-backed Redbox launches streaming service
In a challenge to instant video leader Netflix, telecom giant Verizon and rental group Redbox have launched a streaming video service for US customers.
New products might be game consoles' swan song
With a new generation of game consoles slated to start hitting store shelves later this year, game enthusiasts should savor the moment. It may not come again.
E3 to showcase big videogame titles, hot trends
Sequels to blockbuster console titles and play on smartphones or tablets will be showcased with Times Square-like glitz starting Tuesday at the E3 videogame extravaganza in Los Angeles.
Review: Sony's new PlayStation Vita disappoints
With the PlayStation Vita, Sony has attempted to infuse a traditional handheld game machine with some of the smartphone and tablet features that have made gaming on those devices so popular lately.
Sony says it has sold 1.2M of the PlayStation Vita
Sony says it has sold 1.2 million PlayStation Vitas worldwide, exceeding the company's expectations amid stiff competition from mobile devices and Nintendo.
Sony Vita will debut in US with film-music services
Sony said that its PlayStation Vita handheld entertainment gadgets will debut in the US market on February 22 with access to popular streaming film and television service Netflix.
Nintendo 3DS game system gets momentum in US
Nintendo on Tuesday announced that it sold more than four million of its sophisticated 3DS handheld videogame gadgets in the United States by end of 2011.
Sony PS Vita gets world launch in Japan
Technology giant Sony on Saturday held the world launch of its next-generation PlayStation Vita handheld console in Japan, as the company aims to take a bite out of the growing smartphone games market.
Hulu shows heading for Nintendo Wii and 3DS
Nintendo said Friday that online video service Hulu Plus will stream movies and television shows to Wii and 3DS videogame systems by the end of the year.
Voice-detection feature on new iPhone could shake up industry
The new Apple iPhone 4S that was unveiled Tuesday includes a faster chip and more powerful camera than its predecessor, but overall is underwhelming except for one potentially revolutionary new feature: Siri voice-recognition ...
Sony videogame line-up flexes motion control
Sony on Thursday unveiled a holiday season line-up of PlayStation 3 videogames tailored for motion control using the Japanese entertainment titan's Move gear.
Nintendo seeks to rev up 3DS with holiday games
Nintendo is readying an array of video games for the holidays in an aggressive attempt at catch-up for lost time from the sales delay of the 3DS portable machine last year.
Social gaming a big winner in smartphone boom
More virtual livestock looks set to be traded and petulant fowl hurled at targets as social gaming takes hold in the booming mobile phone market, industry experts say.