Entries in 'Hardware' (335)

Wii dominates the living room

Wii dominates the living room

More than half of US Wii owners keep their console in the living room.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 24th 2011 at 11:19AM in News
Xbox successor in 2015?

Xbox successor in 2015?

A somewhat ambiguous posting on a web portfolio of a designer currently working for Microsoft has got tongues wagging about a potential 2015 launch date for the next Xbox console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 1:39PM in News
Ngmoco: Sony hardware 'in trouble'

Ngmoco: Sony hardware 'in trouble'

The founder of mobile gaming outfit ngmoco has suggested that Sony's position in the hardware space is weak in contrast to its contemporaries Microsoft and Nintendo.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2011 at 9:40AM in News
Time called on Zune hardware

Time called on Zune hardware

Having never succeeded in standing toe-to-toe with Apple's mighty iPad series, reports are claiming that Microsoft is ready to call an end to its Zune hardware business.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 8:08AM in News

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US market posts annual gain in February

US market posts annual gain in February

The US video games market managed to reverse a run of losses in February by posting year-on-year growth of three per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 8:42AM in News
There's no stopping Xbox in US

There's no stopping Xbox in US

The remarkable strength of Xbox 360 in the US video games market shows no sings abating with news of a record performance for the console in February.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2011 at 8:24AM in News
It starts here: Next Xbox talk begins

It starts here: Next Xbox talk begins

Though we won't know anything concrete for a long, long time to come, the very first roll of the dice on what will eventually become the next generation of console ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2011 at 8:35AM in News
Panasonic scraps Jungle handheld

Panasonic scraps Jungle handheld

"My inclination would be to say a system like the Jungle is a non-starter right out of the gate. Until they can show me otherwise I just don't think Panasonic has the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2011 at 11:16AM in News

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3D TV tracking ahead of HD

3D TV tracking ahead of HD

Japanese technology giant Panasonic has claimed that 3D TV is already tracking ahead of HD TV sets when it comes to comparable unit sales at this point in the tech's ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2011 at 11:51AM in News
NPD: Xbox claims January win

NPD: Xbox claims January win

Microsoft has claimed both another month of strong sales in the US and another month of console market leadership.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 18th 2011 at 9:24AM in News
GAME: We claim a third of accessories market

GAME: We claim a third of accessories market

UK retailer GAME has said that sales of accessories in its stores account for around a third of the total accessories market across the regions in which it operates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 16th 2011 at 12:59PM in News
PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

PlayStation 2 hits 150m sales

Almost 11 years on from its Japanese debut in March 2000, Sony's PlayStation 2 has now passed 150m unit sales across the world.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 12:04PM in News

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Levine: I don't want new hardware

Levine: I don't want new hardware

Famed developer Ken Levine has confessed that he has no appetite for a fresh generation of home console hardware.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 4:00PM in News
Calibur11 launches console shells

Calibur11 launches console shells

Calibur 11 has entered the games market with a unique line of console shells.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 2nd 2011 at 4:52PM in News
Nintendo sees hardware sales spike

Nintendo sees hardware sales spike

The Red Wii helped Nintendo hardware sales boom during the Christmas period, despite a year-on-year drop in profit.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 31st 2011 at 11:04AM in News
3DS: No stock shock this time

3DS: No stock shock this time

Phenomenal pre-order demand means Nintendo will have to bring more 3DS stock to the UK than it did for day one of the Wii launch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2011 at 10:00AM in News

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Repair Shop turns attention to games trade

Repair Shop turns attention to games trade

A consumer-facing console repair specialist is shifting its focus to retail.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 20th 2011 at 3:22PM in News
EA crowned top publisher of 2010

EA crowned top publisher of 2010

Electronic Arts has been named the leading games publisher for the second year in a row.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 19th 2011 at 10:45AM in News
3DS compatible with DSi chargers

3DS compatible with DSi chargers

The Nintendo 3DS will be compatible with standard DSi chargers when it hits stores later this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 17th 2011 at 3:36PM in News
Console price cuts predicted for 2011

Console price cuts predicted for 2011

Economic weakness, a change to the traditional hardware cycle, the growth of digital - there are plenty of things we can point the finger at when trying to assess the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2011 at 8:51AM in News
Nintendo's 5 years of US success

Nintendo's 5 years of US success

Gaming stalwart Nintendo is this morning rightly singing loudly about its transformation in this generation of machines, heralding its unprecedented success in the US market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2011 at 9:26AM in News
GAME posts 9.7% UK sales decline in 2010

GAME posts 9.7% UK sales decline in 2010

The GAME Group has reported a total sales decline of 12.3 per cent for the 49 weeks ending January 8th in the UK and Ireland.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2011 at 8:16AM in News
LittleBigPlanet 2 hardware bundle incoming

LittleBigPlanet 2 hardware bundle incoming

Sony has confirmed plans to release a LittleBigPlanet 2 hardware bundle which was spotted on the online portal of leading UK games retailer GAME.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2011 at 3:30PM in News
Nintendo denies DSi discontinuation

Nintendo denies DSi discontinuation

Platform holder Nintendo has denied claims that it has stopped manufacturing the DSi ahead of the launch of the 3DS over the next two months.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2011 at 11:51AM in News
US: Analyst predicts Wii December victory

US: Analyst predicts Wii December victory

Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter has predicted that Wii emerged as the best selling home console of December in the US.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 3:03PM in News