Follow your curiosity: Some new ways to explore Mars
(Phys.org) -- As NASA's Mars Rover Curiosity prepares to land on Mars, public audiences worldwide can take their own readiness steps to share in the adventure. Landing is scheduled for about 10:31 p.m. PDT ...
Wii U: New console launches in a sea of gadgets
In the six years since the last major video game system launched, Apple unveiled the iPhone and the iPad, "Angry Birds" invaded smartphones and Facebook reached a billion users. In the process, scores of ...
Sony PlayStation 4 expected at NY event Wednesday (Update)
Sony is expected to unveil its next-generation gaming system at a New York event Wednesday evening, a development that would give the struggling electronics company a head start over Microsoft and an Xbox 360 successor.
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony
Microsoft is the last of the three big video game console makers to unveil its latest gaming system. Tuesday's unveiling comes nearly eight years after the Xbox 360 went on sale. It follows last fall's de ...
Review: 'Disney Infinity' invites you to dream big
In ancient times B.V.G. (Before Video Games), here's how kids played: Take all your toys—dolls, soldiers, cars, blocks, that thing you got from a cereal box—and dump them on the floor. Forget about logic ...
PlayStation Move set for September release
Sony's Move motion-sensing controllers for PlayStation 3 will hit the US market in September ahead of Microsoft's rival Kinect devices, as the firms prepare to battle for gamers' affections.
New 'Call of Duty' blasts last year's sales record
(AP) -- "Call of Duty: Black Ops" shattered entertainment records this week when it raked in $360 million in its first 24 hours on sale, once again proving that video games have cemented their place in our ...
Microsoft offers $99 Xbox consoles with a catch
Microsoft began testing whether a pricing strategy that has been a hit with smartphones will invigorate sales of its Xbox 360 videogame consoles.
Xbox Music to offer on-demand music free on tablet
Buyers of tablets that run Microsoft's newest operating system, Windows 8, are in for a pleasant musical surprise: they'll be able to handpick from a selection of millions of songs and stream them for free ...
Slump deepens for video game sector, survey says
US videogame sales extended their decline in February with a 25 percent monthly drop compared with a year ago, according to an industry tracker.
The new consoles from Microsoft, Nintendo and Sony (Update)
Microsoft and Sony offered new details this week on the game consoles they will start selling before the holiday shopping season. The Xbox One and the PlayStation 4 will join Nintendo's Wii U, which came ...
Microsoft Kinect: Revolutionary technology in early phases
Nintendo got the motion-activated gaming craze started with the Wii controller, and Sony improved on the motion controller with its Move.
Microsoft 3Q growth overshadowed by tablet threat (Update)
Even as Microsoft Corp.'s earnings grow at a robust rate, investors can't seem to shake the feeling that the boom days are winding down for the world's largest software maker.
Tech leaders ponder future of mobile
The pace of innovation and change in mobile devices is so dizzying it is difficult to predict the winning platforms and products of the next few years.