Wii U Launch Date, Price Announced for U.S.

Today Nintendo of America President Reggie Fils-Aime took to the stage in New York and officially announced the price and release date for the new Wii U console. The console was already officially announced in Japan hours ago, but the…

Rumored Wii U Specs Leaked Ahead of Announcement

With the official announcement of the Wii U only days away, it might seem that leaked specs are unneeded. However, gamers in the age of the internet certainly want to know details as soon as possible. So, here is the…

Wii U Leak Shows November 11 Launch Date and $250 Starting Price

Details about Nintendo’s Wii U and its games have been abundant, but Nintendo has stayed tight-lipped on confirmation of when the console will be released and how much it will cost. As always, though, it’s hard to keep these sorts…

Valve “jumping” Into Gaming Hardware Creation

It’s been rumored for months now that Valve is working on creating their own game console. Aside from hiring hardware engineers, Valve striking out with their own hardware just seems to make sense. The company is already porting Steam games…

Video Game Sales Were Down Again In July

The video game industry was seen as something that was recession proof back in 2008. Everybody loves video games and people are going to keep buying them. The Wii was still flying off of shelves and people were gobbling up…

Ouya Will Run a Version of the XBMC Media Player

Despite its runaway popularity on Kickstarter, the Ouya console still has a long way to go if it hopes to compete with the likes of Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo. The major consoles have become more than just machines on which…

Go Right: An Ode To Side-Scrolling Video Games

With the proliferation of the next-gen console, coupled with the uber-power PC gaming provides, the side-scrolling video game is not something we see very often. True, there are those who kept their Super NES/Sega consoles intact and operational, but for…

Valve Might Be Making A Console After All

Valve has been up to something lately. The world famous game developer was rumored only last month to be building a games console to bring PC games to the TV. There was even photographic evidence straight from a Valve employee.…

DVR Usage Increasing Among Television Viewers

As television and devices that take advantage of our screen time continue to evolve, so does our utter obsession with using TV grow. Nielsen posted on its blog a study the group recently conducted that looked at what Americans have…