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Posted at 06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011

Today in Tech: Galaxy Nexus, Black Friday, ‘Skyward Sword’

Also Black Friday and ‘Skyward Sword’

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:07 PM ET, 11/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Google, Wikipedia, Mobile

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 11/11/2011

Today in Tech: Apple battery issues, Steam confirms hack, unlocked iPhone 4S on sale

Apple battery issues, Steam confirms hack, unlocked iPhone 4S on sale

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 11/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Apple, Gaming

Posted at 06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011

Today in Tech: Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

Tim Cook’s Apple; a new Nook Color?; Black Friday deals

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:02 PM ET, 11/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Google, Gaming, Mobile, Online shopping, E-Readers, Apple

Posted at 05:14 PM ET, 09/27/2011

Mojang, Bethesda are going to court over similarly named games

Game developers Mojang and Bethesda are going to court over games that seem too similarly named.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:14 PM ET, 09/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:27 PM ET, 09/15/2011

PlayStation Vita’s U.S. launch: Dec. 31?

Two major retailers are now listing the handheld’s debut as Dec. 31.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:27 PM ET, 09/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:58 PM ET, 09/14/2011

Sony announces PlayStation Vita launch for Japan

Sony announced at the Tokyo Game Show that it will launch its next-generation handheld, the Vita, in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:58 PM ET, 09/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:32 AM ET, 09/13/2011

Nintendo 3DS will record in 3D

Nintendo announced Tuesday that the 3DS will be able to record video in 3D starting this November.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:32 AM ET, 09/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:47 AM ET, 09/12/2011

Nintendo confirms right thumbstick coming to 3DS

Nintendo confirmed that it is adding a right thumbstick attachment to the 3DS

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:47 AM ET, 09/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming

Posted at 05:59 PM ET, 09/02/2011

‘Modern Warfare 3’ multiplayer preview released

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:59 PM ET, 09/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:47 PM ET, 08/29/2011

Zynga IPO is ‘delayed’

Zynga is reportedly “delaying” its IPO because of a volatile market.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:47 PM ET, 08/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 04:42 PM ET, 08/26/2011

GameStop to offer $50 certificate for removing coupons

GameStop apologizes for pulling coupons from Deus Ex with a $50 gift card

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:42 PM ET, 08/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 08/25/2011

GameStop pulls copies of ‘Deus Ex’ from shelves

GameStop reportedly removes “Deus Ex” from shelves after OnLive waiver controversy.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:07 PM ET, 08/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:34 AM ET, 08/19/2011

‘Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword’ on sale Nov. 20

The next installment of the Zelda franchise, “Skyward Sword,” will be on shelves Nov. 20.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:34 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 08/19/2011

NBA 2K12 announces full lineup of legends

Karl Malone, Hakeem Olajuwon and Scottie Pippen are among those joining 2K12’s lineup of legends.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 08/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 06:08 PM ET, 08/16/2011

Sony cutting PlayStation 3 price to $249

Sony’s price cut makes the PS3 more competitive with the Xbox.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:08 PM ET, 08/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 08/15/2011

Microsoft is discontinuing the glossy Xbox

Microsoft is moving back to a matte finish on the Xbox in the next few weeks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:10 PM ET, 08/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011

Target offers another 3DS trade-in deal

Target is running a promotion for those who want to trade-in their old Nintendo handhelds

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:15 PM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:27 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Report: Rovio seeking $1.2 billion valuation

Can the “Angry Birds” creator keep up its momentum?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:27 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 08:54 AM ET, 08/12/2011

Google Plus adds games

Google announced that it’s adding games to its Google Plus social network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:54 AM ET, 08/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Social Networking, Google, Facebook

Posted at 03:40 PM ET, 08/11/2011

Weekend Nintendo 3DS sale: $99 for GameStop rewards members

GameStop Rewards members can trade-in an old DSi, DSiXL or DSLite for a $99 3DS this weekend

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:40 PM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:47 AM ET, 08/11/2011

Should Nintendo jump on mobile?

Investors are reportedly pressuring Nintendo to make the jump to mobile platforms

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:47 AM ET, 08/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 08/10/2011

Nintendo announces ‘Flame Red’ 3DS

Nintendo will launch a red 3DS on Sept. 9, to coincide the release of StarFox 64 3D

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:02 AM ET, 08/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/04/2011

Sony: PlayStation Vita won’t hit U.S. stores for the holidays

Sony’s Executive Deputy President Kazuo Hirai said that the Vita will hit the U.S. early next year

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:50 AM ET, 08/04/2011

NBA 2K12 adds more legendary players, new mode

2K Games announced that it’s adding a mode that will let you play some of the NBA’s most historic games in NBA 2K12.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:50 AM ET, 08/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 08/01/2011

Nintendo taps nostalgia for new season of games

Nintendo is revamping the games that made it great moving into the holiday season.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:04 PM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:29 AM ET, 08/01/2011

Diablo 3 auction house to charge real money for in-game goods

Game developer Blizzard is introducing an auction house in its Diablo 3 game that only accepts real money.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:29 AM ET, 08/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:24 AM ET, 07/28/2011

Nintendo slashes price of 3DS after cutting profit forecast

Nintendo is cutting the price of the 3DS to $169.99.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:24 AM ET, 07/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2011

Online video: How do you watch?

A new Nielson report shows that half of all Netflix users connect through game consoles.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:03 PM ET, 07/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Online Video, Digital Culture

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 07/25/2011

‘Modern Warfare 2’ used as ‘training’ for Oslo terror suspect

Anders Behring Brehvik, suspect in the Oslo attacks, said Modern Warfare 2 was a “training-simulation.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:38 AM ET, 07/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:04 PM ET, 07/22/2011

Comic Con 2011: Street Fighter X Tekken reveals four more characters

Fighting game enthusiasts should be pumped after Capcom announced four more classic characters fpr Street Figher X Tekken.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:04 PM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 08:42 AM ET, 07/22/2011

Nintendo Video brings 3D content to the 3DS

Nintendo lets 3DS owners take more advantage of the visual capabilities of their 3D gaming devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:42 AM ET, 07/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:00 PM ET, 07/21/2011

Star Wars: The Old Republic, now up for pre-order

Gamers can now get in on SWTOR at the ground level

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:00 PM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 08:46 AM ET, 07/21/2011

Arcade gaming hits the big 4-0

Arcade gaming turns 40 this year — that’s a lot of quarters

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:46 AM ET, 07/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:18 PM ET, 07/20/2011

Roku announces Roku 2 to stream content on television

Roku announced the Roku 2 line of devices

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:18 PM ET, 07/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Television, Digital Culture, Gaming

Posted at 04:30 PM ET, 07/19/2011

Comic-Con 2011: Taking The Darkness II from comic to video game

2K Games’ first-person shooter The Darkness II is now set to come out Feb. 7 of next year.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:30 PM ET, 07/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 04:51 PM ET, 07/14/2011

Report: Zynga bid $1 billion for PopCap

Zynga reportedly offered $1 billion in cash for PopCap Games, which signed a deal with EA this week.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:51 PM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:11 AM ET, 07/14/2011

Netflix to stream on 3DS, but how many customers will stay?

Right in the middle of a maelstrom of bad press for Netflix, Nintendo announced that the video service can now be streamed onto its handheld console, the 3DS.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:11 AM ET, 07/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online video, Gaming, digital culture

Posted at 02:09 PM ET, 07/07/2011

Nintendo says it’s not developing games for Android, iOS

Nintendo denied reports that it is developing games for the Android and iOS mobile platforms.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:09 PM ET, 07/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 09:26 AM ET, 07/06/2011

PlayStation Network to get a makeover, reports say

Sony may be revamping its PlayStation Network.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:26 AM ET, 07/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:10 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Report: Facebook set to hit $1 billion in gaming revenue

Internet entrepreneur Kevin Ryan predicted that Facebook is on its way to hitting $1 billion in gaming revenue this year.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:10 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, gaming

Posted at 01:26 PM ET, 07/01/2011

Zynga IPO lists Facebook Credits, privacy issues as possible risks

Social gaming company Zynga filed to go public Friday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:26 PM ET, 07/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Social networking

Posted at 10:43 AM ET, 06/29/2011

Facebook Credits draws criticism, inspires competition

AdKnowledge has launched a product to let developers skirt Facebook Credits.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:43 AM ET, 06/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Social networking, Gaming

Posted at 05:05 PM ET, 06/28/2011

Report: Zynga set to file for IPO this week

Zynga, the social gaming company, may be ready to file its IPO as early as Wednesday

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:05 PM ET, 06/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:48 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Facebook hires PlayStation hacker George Hotz, aka GeoHot

George Hotz is said to be working on the Facebook iPad app

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:48 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Facebook

Posted at 02:30 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Supreme Court: Books as ‘interactive’ as video games

The U.S. Supreme Court overturned a Calif. law banning merchants from selling violent video games to children.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:30 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Politics and policy

Posted at 01:41 PM ET, 06/27/2011

Star Wars Galaxies to shutter it servers Dec. 15

Sony and LucasArts have decided to end the multiplayer online role-playing game.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:41 PM ET, 06/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 06:23 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Sony fired security team before first hack, lawsuit alleges

A California lawsuit alleges that Sony fired much of its data security team before it was hit with a massive cyber attack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:23 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 05:49 PM ET, 06/24/2011

Electronic Arts Bioware server hacked

EA sent users e-mails detailing a cyberattack on an old NeverWinter Nights server

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:49 PM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 11:46 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Minecraft user recreates Zelda in amazing tribute

User Gary520 has made a full, 10-hour Minecraft version of the Legend of Zelda.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:46 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/24/2011

Team Fortress 2 is free to play

Valve made its popular first-person shooter, Team Fortress 2, free to play indefinitely.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:40 AM ET, 06/23/2011

Sonic the Hedgehog turns 20

Sonic, Sega’s iconic blue hedgehog, has been around for 20 years

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:40 AM ET, 06/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:33 PM ET, 06/22/2011

F.E.A.R. 3 reviews: The game is good, but not as scary

The third installment of the F.E.A.R. series is available for Xbox 360, PS3, and through Steam for $49.99

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:33 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:29 PM ET, 06/22/2011

Team Fortress 2 ‘Uber Update’ details

Valve is rolling out its next Team Fortress 2 update, calling it its “most ambitious”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:29 PM ET, 06/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:47 AM ET, 06/21/2011

Call of Duty: Black Ops mutiplayer servers down for maintenance

PS3, Wii and PC gamers have been having trouble accessing the Black Ops game.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:47 AM ET, 06/21/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 06/20/2011

Sega cyber attack breaches 1.3 million accounts

The company said credit card information has not been breached

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 06/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 06/16/2011

Microsoft releases the Kinect developers kit

Microsoft released a beta version of a software developers’ kit allowing developers to try to create new ways of using the device for non-commercial purposes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:00 PM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:42 AM ET, 06/16/2011

Robin Williams, beard, star in ‘Zelda’ 3D ad

Williams appears with his daughter, who’s named after the game princess.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:42 AM ET, 06/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:22 PM ET, 06/15/2011

LulzSec takes down Eve Online, Minecraft as part of Tuesday attacks

The hacker group took down several popular sites, apparently just for kicks

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:22 PM ET, 06/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:36 AM ET, 06/14/2011

Skyrim keeps LulzSec from releasing more info. on Bethesda

The hacker group got names and e-mail addresses from the video game maker’s site

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:36 AM ET, 06/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Gaming

Posted at 04:56 PM ET, 06/09/2011

Apple or Nintendo: Who’s the week’s biggest innovator?

Apple and Nintendo both made big, bold announcements this week. But who’s the bigger innovator: Apple with it’s iCloud? Or Nintendo and the Wii U?

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:56 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Apple, Digital Culture

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 06/09/2011

E3 2011: Bioshock Infinite

BioShock Infinite is not a sequel to the other games in the series — in fact, it’s an entirely new story.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:47 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:04 PM ET, 06/09/2011

E3 2011: Mass Effect 3

Commander Shepard must defend Earth in the final game of the Mass Effect trilogy

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:04 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:34 PM ET, 06/09/2011

E3 2011: The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword

The latest Zelda features high-flying fun.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:34 PM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:43 AM ET, 06/09/2011

E3 2011: Soulcalibur V featuring new characters

About half of the characters in the latest installment will be new.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:43 AM ET, 06/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:37 PM ET, 06/07/2011

E3 2011: Nintendo Wii 2 is called the Wii U, with ‘innovative’ tablet controller

The new device, to be called Wii U, has a tablet controller that can be used with or without your TV.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:37 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:31 PM ET, 06/07/2011

E3 2011: Halo 4, voice control and the cloud

Microsoft unveils new games and features for its motion controller.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:31 PM ET, 06/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 06/06/2011

E3 2011: Microsoft shows off Kinect Star Wars

Players gesture to fight, fly, drive and use the Force.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:06 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:13 AM ET, 06/06/2011

LulzSec hackers target FBI affiliate, Nintendo

The hacker group LulzSec hit an FBI-affiliated group, harmless files at Nintendo

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:13 AM ET, 06/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Security, Gaming

Posted at 01:57 PM ET, 06/03/2011

E3 2011: Where to watch if you aren’t there

Many of the conference’s big announcements will be live-streamed.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:57 PM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:53 AM ET, 06/03/2011

Angry Birds, now on your PC

The popular game from Rovio is now on Windows, too

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:53 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Windows

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 06/03/2011

E3 2011: Sony offers sneak peek of NGP

Uncharted: Golden Abyss, Hustle Kings, Sound Shapes and Stardust are all games on the new handheld

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:14 AM ET, 06/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:56 PM ET, 06/02/2011

LulzSec releases Sony data

The hacker group LulzSec released a million Sony records, including usernames and passwords

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:56 PM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:33 AM ET, 06/02/2011

Sony PlayStation store back online

After over a month offline because of a hacking episode, the Sony store has been restored with some new content.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:33 AM ET, 06/02/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Sony: PlayStation Network shut down to prep for store reboot

The firm says it’s “still on track” for full restoration by the end of the week

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:40 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:38 PM ET, 06/01/2011

E3 2011: Hardware to expect from big three at E3

The Electronic Entertainment Expo, or E3, kicks off next week and will showcase gaming’s best

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:38 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:08 PM ET, 06/01/2011

Empires & Allies, Zynga’s new game, loses the ‘ville’

“Empires& Allies” breaks from Zynga’s traditional model, as “CityVille meets Risk.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:08 PM ET, 06/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Facebook, Gaming

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 05/31/2011

‘Call of Duty: Elite’ — a social experience for gamers

Activision will charge a monthly fee for the social networking service.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:42 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Sony: PlayStation Network will be fully restored this week

Sony will bring its PlayStation store back online by the end of the week

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:42 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:05 PM ET, 05/31/2011

Nintendo cuts DS Lite price to $99.99

Nintendo slashed the handheld’s price by about $30 and will rebrand six of Mario games with red packaging.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:05 PM ET, 05/31/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, gadgets

Posted at 01:24 PM ET, 05/27/2011

Sony drops hints about the PlayStation 4

The company said it’s already paying for research into a new console

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:24 PM ET, 05/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011

Xperia Play Review: Lots of potential, a few problems

The Xperia Play still has a way to go before it stands a shot at replacing the PlayStation Portable or the DS in my gadget collection. If it gets decent games soon, it could be the start of a lucrative line for Sony.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Google

Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 05/26/2011

Sony offers free ID theft protection

Sony makes good on its promise to customers.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:37 AM ET, 05/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 04:28 PM ET, 05/25/2011

Sony store still down, will return by month’s end

Sony can’t make good on its “Welcome Back” promises until its PlayStation store comes back

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:28 PM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:19 AM ET, 05/25/2011

Serious games to be featured at Tech@State conference

Socially conscious games take front at center at State Dept. conference

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:19 AM ET, 05/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Politics and Policy

Posted at 12:03 PM ET, 05/24/2011

Modern Warfare 3 trailer released

Modern Warfare 3, Call of Duty’s next installment, promises tons of explosions.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:03 PM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:53 AM ET, 05/24/2011

Sony hit with attacks in Greece and Japan

Attacks on music sites in last two days add to Sony’s woes.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:53 AM ET, 05/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 11:51 AM ET, 05/20/2011

Sony hit with phishing scam on Thailand home page

Sony hit as it tries to beef up security.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:51 AM ET, 05/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 09:07 AM ET, 05/19/2011

Valve will not show a game at E3 this year

Sorry Half-Life fans: Valve announced it will not be showcasing any new games at E3 this year.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:07 AM ET, 05/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 03:28 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Sony: Password system weakness found, but no new attack

Sony said Wednesday that its password system had a weakness, but there has been no new attack on its network

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:28 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 01:55 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Video of Wii 2 supposedly leaked from developer

A suspicious video has surfaced online showing what the upload claims is a presentation on “Project Cafe,” aka the Wii 2.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:55 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:16 PM ET, 05/18/2011

Reports: Sony PlayStation Network still vulnerable to attack

A weakness in the Sony's PSN password reset system could lead to a breach, some gaming outlets say.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:16 PM ET, 05/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 03:43 PM ET, 05/17/2011

L.A. Noire, Rockstar’s new game, gets high marks as high art

Rockstar’s new game, gets high praise as high art.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:43 PM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2011

Xperia Play, Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation phone, available from Verizon next week

Sony Ericsson’s PlayStation Phone will be in stores on May 26

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:28 AM ET, 05/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 05:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011

Apple, Rovio pick up gaming Guinness World Records

The iPhone 4 is the fastest-growing handheld gaming platform in the world

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:23 PM ET, 05/16/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Apple, Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 10:06 AM ET, 05/13/2011

Xbox leads the pack as gaming industry enjoys an April boost

April was kind to the game industry, and the Xbox led the pack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:06 AM ET, 05/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 02:24 PM ET, 05/11/2011

Angry Birds bursts onto the Web

Rovio announced Angry Birds is coming to the Web

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:24 PM ET, 05/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 04:17 PM ET, 05/10/2011

Sony: PlayStation network likely to take ‘a few more days’ to get back up

Nearly three weeks after shutting down its PlayStation Network, Sony has no solid timeline for when it will be back

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:17 PM ET, 05/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 01:01 PM ET, 05/09/2011

Report: Sony may have stopped third attack

CNET reported Monday that Sony may have been able to ward off a third attack on its networks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:01 PM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 05/09/2011

Sony delays PlayStation Network relaunch

Sony announced Friday that it has delayed the relaunch of its PlayStation Network and has not set a new date for service restoration.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:14 AM ET, 05/09/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 05:29 PM ET, 05/06/2011

Report: Next Xbox spotted at EA studio

Rumor has it a prototype of the next Xbox is out to developers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:29 PM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:38 AM ET, 05/06/2011

Sony CEO Stringer apologizes for hacked services, promises ID theft protection

Sony CEO Howard Stringer promises ID theft insurance in a response to a widespread hacking attack. The company says services will be back up “in the coming days.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:38 AM ET, 05/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 03:33 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Pac-Man, Portal, Heavy Rain among games headed to Smithsonian

The Smithsonian American Art Museum revealed Thursday which 80 games made it into its exhibition, “The Art of Video Games.”

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:33 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 05/05/2011

Anonymous denies breaching Sony servers, again

Anonymous said that it is not responsible for the credit card theft during a Sony breach and has never stolen credit card information as part of its attacks.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:09 PM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:22 AM ET, 05/05/2011

HTC Flyer gets a shipping estimate

The HTC Flyer will be shipping to pre-order customers May 22-27, according to Best Buy’s Web site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:22 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 08:58 AM ET, 05/05/2011

Sony details PlayStation Network attack, but no timeline for service restoration

The second service attacked by hackers has no timeline for when it will be back up.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  08:58 AM ET, 05/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 03:03 PM ET, 05/04/2011

Cyber attack was large-scale, Sony says

Hacked firm implies Anonymous may have had something to do with first breach.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:03 PM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security, Politics and Policy

Posted at 09:35 AM ET, 05/04/2011

Nintendo slashes price of the Wii

Nintendo’s Wii now costs $149 and includes MarioKart and a Wii wheel

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:35 AM ET, 05/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 01:09 PM ET, 04/29/2011

FBI looks into Sony’s PlayStation security breach

The FBI confirmed that it is looking into the Sony PlayStation hacking incident.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:09 PM ET, 04/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 04:58 PM ET, 04/28/2011

Hulu Plus coming to Xbox Live on April 29

Xbox Live gamers will be getting a free taste of Hulu Plus on Friday.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:58 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 04/28/2011

How can Sony recover?

The once-loved brand irked customers even before the data breach

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:50 PM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 10:12 AM ET, 04/28/2011

Sony answers questions about security measures

The company said that all personal data was protected and credit card data was encrypted. Sony is also working on a software update that will require all users to reset their passwords once the network is restored.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:12 AM ET, 04/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 04/27/2011

Sony got hacked; what should I do?

What PlayStation Network users should know about the Sony hack.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:26 PM ET, 04/27/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Security

Posted at 04:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011

Sony: Attackers may have obtained profile, payment information

PlayStation Network users’ data may have been stolen in six-day outage

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:35 PM ET, 04/26/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:02 AM ET, 04/25/2011

PlayStation Network still down after ‘external intrusion’

PlayStation Network has been down for five days, following an outside attack

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:02 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:23 AM ET, 04/25/2011

Nintendo confirms new Wii for 2012

Nintendo confirmed it is working on a new Wii for 2012

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:23 AM ET, 04/25/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Harrison Ford, Conservation International team up for eco-game

Play Ecotopia, a Facebook game designed in collaboration with actor Harrison Ford.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:50 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Social Media

Posted at 12:37 PM ET, 04/22/2011

Report: PSP Go will go on in North America

Sony will continue PSP Go production in the U.S.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:37 PM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:36 AM ET, 04/22/2011

PlayStation network to be down for ‘full day or two’

Sony said that its gaming network will see a multi-day outage.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:36 AM ET, 04/22/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 11:59 AM ET, 04/20/2011

Report: Sony discontinues the PSPGo

A report from Japan says Sony has confirmed it is stopping PSPGo production

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:59 AM ET, 04/20/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 06:09 PM ET, 04/19/2011

George Hotz donates $10,000 to electronic watchdog group

After Sony fight, Hotz donates legal fund plus more to the Electronic Frontier Foundation

By  |  06:09 PM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:10 AM ET, 04/19/2011

Angry Birds to feature NFC-enabled ‘Magic’

The game will use NFC technology for multiplayer, extra levels on Nokia phones.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:10 AM ET, 04/19/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 04:14 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Apple, Google eat into the handheld gaming market

The big three — Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo — may have to add two more to the list.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:14 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile

Posted at 03:10 PM ET, 04/15/2011

Portal 2 will be released early, if you try hard enough

Bottom line: Portal 2 will release early, but only if players can pass a final exam.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:10 PM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:04 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Valve plays with its players in advance of Portal 2

Since April 1, game company Valve has been hiding cryptic messages and Easter eggs in games on its Steam platform, sending gamers on a treasure hunt to investigate what exactly the company is trying to tell them.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:04 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:49 AM ET, 04/15/2011

Report: Wii HD coming in June

A successor to the Wii may finally be on its way.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:49 AM ET, 04/15/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Angry Birds to hit Windows Phone 7 on May 25

Rovio is working on a way to sync the super popular game across devices.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:21 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Mobile, Windows

Posted at 12:39 PM ET, 04/14/2011

Microsoft releases Kinect controls for Netflix

Starting today, you can control your XBox 360 Netflix account with movements and voice

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:39 PM ET, 04/14/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Online video

Posted at 03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011

Microsoft starts sign-up for Kinect developers kit

Kinect hackers, rejoice! Your favorite hobby is about to get a bit easier.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:00 PM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Microsoft, Windows, Digital Culture

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 04/13/2011

Report: Nintendo will cut Wii price to $150

Engadget reported that Nintendo may cut the price of the Wii to $150

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:43 AM ET, 04/13/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 11:37 AM ET, 04/12/2011

The Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for 3DS coming June 19

Ninetendo announced the Legend of Zelda: Ocarina of Time for 3DS will hit June 19

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:37 AM ET, 04/12/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 02:16 PM ET, 04/11/2011

Sony settles with PS3 hacker

Sony settles with PS3 hacker George Hotz

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:16 PM ET, 04/11/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:14 AM ET, 04/07/2011

Anonymous will stop PlayStation Network attacks

Anonymous announced it will stop PlayStation Network attacks, but continue its actions against Sony.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:14 AM ET, 04/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 01:29 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Video game exhibition extends voting deadline

Want to try to get your favorite video game into the Smithsonian? You know have until April 17 to place your vote.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  01:29 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 12:42 PM ET, 04/06/2011

Nintendo denies reports of sky-high rates of returns for 3DS

There have been reports that the handheld is causing some headaches and dizziness.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:42 PM ET, 04/06/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011

Sony NGP may be delayed by Japan earthquake

Sony’s next-generation portable, or NGP, may face launch delays as a result of damage to Sony’s facilities in Japan.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:24 AM ET, 04/05/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Gadgets, Mobile

Posted at 02:01 PM ET, 04/04/2011

Anonymous puts Sony in the crosshairs

Anonymous, the loosely organized hacktivist group, has reported that its latest attack has taken down Sony.com and the PlayStation Store Web site.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:01 PM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

Gmail Motion a reality, thanks to USC Kinect hackers

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:15 AM ET, 04/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Gaming, Digital Culture, Google

Posted at 06:10 PM ET, 04/01/2011

Nintendo breaks European sales records with 3DS

Nintendo breaks European sales records with 3DS as the PS2 catches up to the Wii

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  06:10 PM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 10:20 AM ET, 04/01/2011

Xperia Play launches in Europe, Hong Kong and Taiwan

Sony’s “Playstation phone” hits overseas markets

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:20 AM ET, 04/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Mobile, Gaming

Posted at 05:33 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Xbox calls for volunteers to test new disc format

Xbox gamers are being asked to help Microsoft test a new disc format for the Xbox 360.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:33 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Microsoft, Gaming

Posted at 03:18 PM ET, 03/29/2011

Nintendo says 3DS sales ‘best ever’ for handhelds

Nintendo issued a statement saying the 3DS was its best-selling handheld

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:18 PM ET, 03/29/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming, Gadgets

Posted at 02:33 PM ET, 03/28/2011

Lady Gaga gives $1.5 million to Zynga’s Japan recovery effort

The singer raised the money through sales of her Japan prayer bracelets.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  02:33 PM ET, 03/28/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 12:28 PM ET, 03/24/2011

Duke Nukem Forever delayed...again?

Duke Nukem Forever, the unshippable game first slated for release in 1998, may be facing another delay.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:28 PM ET, 03/24/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 04:32 PM ET, 03/23/2011

Sony says PS3 hacker lied under oath, has fled to South America

According to the latest documents filed by Sony in the case against George Hotz, the accused hacker “conveniently traveled to South America” as information contradicting testimony he made under oath came to light.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:32 PM ET, 03/23/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 05:17 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Final “Mass Effect 2” mission lands March 29

Mass Effect 2 hit consoles on Jan. 26, 2010, bringing the second installment of Bioware’s popular game to eager gamers everywhere. Now, more than a year later, Bioware has announced the final mission for the game will drop as downloadable content on March 29.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:17 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 05:01 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Valve shuns ad agencies, releases its own Portal 2 advertising

The game company is skipping the middleman and producing its own ads

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  05:01 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 03:08 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Companies step up to help Japan

A week after an earthquake and tsunami hit Japan, plenty of companies have stepped up to help those affected.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:08 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Online shopping, Gaming, Google

Posted at 03:02 PM ET, 03/18/2011

Angry Birds inserts ads in HD iPad app

Ads appeared on the loading screens in the iPad version of the app.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  03:02 PM ET, 03/18/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Gaming

Posted at 10:16 AM ET, 03/17/2011

Sony gets permission to look at hacker’s PayPal account

A judge has granted Sony the right to look into hacker George Hotz’s PayPal account records

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  10:16 AM ET, 03/17/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
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Posted at 04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Kinect breaks sales record

The Kinect has broken the Guinness World Record for the fastest-selling consumer electronics device.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:38 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming, gadgets, microsoft

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/10/2011

Rovio, the company behind Angry Birds, raises $42 million from investors

The minds behind Angry Birds have raise $42 million from investors

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/10/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming, social media

Posted at 04:07 PM ET, 03/08/2011

Is Nintendo slipping in the console wars?

In one analyst’s opinion, the Wii may be falling behind the PlayStation 3 and the Xbox 360.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  04:07 PM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming

Posted at 07:59 AM ET, 03/08/2011

Angry Birds, Facebook to team up in May

Initial reports stated that Angry Birds would hit Facebook next month, but Rovio’s Peter Vestabacka told the Next Web that the game will hit the site in May. Vestabacka, whose title at Rovio is the Mighty Eagle, said he wasn’t sure rumors about an earlier launch date got started.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  07:59 AM ET, 03/08/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming

Posted at 11:22 AM ET, 03/07/2011

Judge says Sony can see visitors to hacker’s site

A judge has said its okay for Sony look at everyone who has visited a Web site containing a hack for the PlayStation 3.

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  11:22 AM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming

Posted at 09:44 AM ET, 03/07/2011

Angry Birds coming to Facebook

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  09:44 AM ET, 03/07/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  gaming, social media

Posted at 12:50 PM ET, 03/03/2011

Nintendo brings Netflix, free hotspots to 3DS

By Hayley Tsukayama  |  12:50 PM ET, 03/03/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Faster Forward | Tags:  gaming, AT&T, netflix, online video