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  • PS3 production costs almost halved, says isuppli

    isuppli is reporting that PlayStation 3 manufacturing costs have almost halved since the machine’s launch in November 2006. Initial launch day consoles allegedly costs Sony a whopping USD 840 to produce, which were then sold for USD 599. Following a series of hardware revisions – incl...

  • PlayStation 3 theme creator 2.0 now available

    Those of you looking to flex your creative muscles by churning out some eye-popping themes for Sony’s black box may like to know that ps3themecreator.webs.com has released version 2.0 of its PlayStation 3 theme creator. This latest iteration includes the following features: -Support for ...

  • Activision releases Guitar Hero Metallica trailer

    Awaiting a first glimpse at the next Guitar Hero? Well then you're in luck. Activision has released the first trailer for Guitar Hero Metallica, featuring appearances by all four members of the critically acclaimed heavy metal outfit. The game is set to release sometime in 2009, and will include ove...

  • LittleBigPlanet Metal Gear Solid Boss gameplay trailer

    Media Molecule has released a new gameplay trailer showing off one of the boss battles in the Metal Gear Solid LittleBigPlanet content pack, due out today. As you can see from the footage below, players will need to utilize the paint blaster in order to defeat the boss and solve the various puzzl...

  • Street Fighter IV Challenge pits Sony vs Microsoft

    Capcom has announced it will be hosting a Street Fighter IV tournament pitting Microsoft's community (lead by Major Nelson) against Capcom Unity (lead by Seth Killian) and the PlayStation Blog community (lead by Jeff Rubenstein) at next year’s Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas. The pub...

  • Countdown timer hits Prototype official website

    A mysterious countdown timer has hit the official Prototype website, with 16 days 8 hours, and 12 mins left to go (at the time of writing.)   It's unknown what the numbers are counting down to; however, a guess would be the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in January, as the timer ends du...

  • SOCOM patch not arriving until the New Year

    Sony has confirmed via the official SOCOM: Confrontation message board that the early-awaited patch 1.30 will not arrive until January. Disappointed? Then blame the Holiday rush combined with Sony’s lengthy approval process.  Said the company: "Unfortunately, due to the Holida...

  • Activision lays out Guitar Hero: World Tour DLC schedule

    Activision has unpacked its release schedule for its upcoming Guitar Hero: World Tour downloadable content for the Christmas and New Year period. First up is “Use Me" by Hinder, "Because of You" by Nickelback and "Light it Up" by Rev Theory, which punters will be ab...

  • FIFA 09 bags UK Christmas number one

    Electronic Arts’ FIFA 09 has dethroned Call of Duty: World at War from the top of the UK Charts this week, bagging the mega publisher its sixth UK Christmas number one hit in eight years. Retailer promotions for the popular soccer title boosted sales by a massive 89 percent, pushing Activis...

  • Buzz! Quiz TV receives another Quiz Pack tomorrow

    The Producers of Buzz! Quiz TV have done a fantastic job in providing gamers with a new themed question pack each month since release. Now, right before the holidays, they're continuing that tradition with the next installment into the National Geographic themed packs with Undersea. According to Jen...

  • Smackdown Vs Raw receives exclusive DLC on PS3

    It's not very often that PlayStation 3 owners can revel in the fact that their console of choice is about to receive exclusive DLC that the other guy won't. With titles like Tomb Raider and Grand Theft Auto shunning their black beauty, THQ is going to take a different route. For the first time in hi...

  • Blu-ray taking Europe by storm

    It's hard to figure out how so many companies and websites can promote titles that lead people to believe Blu-ray is a dying format, or even that it's already dead. Month after month, Blu-ray sales increase, with months like November where the format outsells DVD completely. In November, there was a...

  • Disgaea 2 coming to the PSP?

    Disgaea is a cult-classic role-playing game with a strong following and some of the coolest characters known to the genre. If you're an avid RPG gamer, chances are you've been enjoying either Disgaea 3 for the PlayStation 3 or Disgaea for the PlayStation Portable for well over a year now. Fans of...

  • EA cutting 1,000 jobs

    You know the gaming industry may be in deeper trouble than expected when one of its largest publishers – namely, Electronic Arts - is looking to cut 1,000 jobs by the end of the Fiscal Year. EA states that these cuts will save the company roughly USD 120 million dollars over the course of ...

  • Free Radical is receiving significant interest

    Continuing the story around TimeSplitters 4 developer Free Radical, ReSolve has officially set the company into administration. While this is a disappointing experience for its employees as well as the gamers who supported them over the years, ReSolve's Cameron Gunn has revealed that their is signif...

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