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  1. Sony Seen Losing Big Money on PS3 HardwareRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Sony is taking a big loss on each PlayStation 3 console it sells, but end users are benefiting from "supercomputing performance" at the price of a cheap PC, according to research company iSuppli, which dismantled the console to analyze the parts inside.

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  2. Nintendo to Ship 400K Wii Consoles for Japan LaunchRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Nintendo, the Japanese electronics firm, on Wednesday said it would ship roughly 400,000 Wii consoles for the next-generation game system's upcoming Japanese launch , set for Dec. 2, Reuters reports .

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  3. Microsoft Zune to Link to Xbox, PCsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft plans to extend the wireless capability of its new Zune devices to PCs and the company's Xbox 360 game console, according to Microsoft Chairman Bill Gates.

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  4. Nintendo Wii to Play DVDs via Sonic TechRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Sonic Solutions, a maker of digital media software, on Monday said that Nintendo, the Japanese electronics firm, has selected it to provide DVD playback technology for use within an upcoming version of its Wii next-generation game console, Reuters reports .

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  5. Sony PlayStation 3 Woes ContinueRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Sony, the Japanese electronics giant, on Tuesday announced that its PlayStation 3 game console will not run roughly 200 game titles for the two previous generations of its PlayStation machines, marking the firm's latest tribulation related to the system, Reuters reports via WashingtonPost.com .

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  6. Microsoft Sticks to Xbox 360 Shipment ForecastRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft, the world's leading producer of software and maker of the popular Xbox 360 video game console, on Tuesday restated previous estimates regarding shipments of the game system, saying it will ship some 10 million consoles in 2006 and between 13 million and 15 million by the end of its 2007 fiscal year, which ends on June 30, 2007, Reuters ... (more)

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  7. Microsoft Will Offer Video Downloads to XboxRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft will launch a new service later this month that allows customers to download movies and television programs through their Xbox 360 gaming consoles.

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  8. Nintendo Selects Toys 'R' Us, GameStop for Wii Release EventsRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Nintendo, the Japanese electronics firm, on Thursday announced that it has selected Toys "R" Us and GameStop to host U.S. Wii release events, and the two companies plan to hold gatherings in New York City and Los Angeles on Nov. 19 to celebrate the next-generation gaming console's debut, Reuters reports via MSN Money .

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  9. Microsoft Xbox Live Upgraded Before Start of Console WarRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft, the world's largest software producer and maker of the popular Xbox 360 gaming console, on Monday said it would launch its latest enhancements to its Xbox Live online game service on Halloween, Oct. 31, and the boost will be the service's sixth major upgrade, the San Francisco Chronicle reports .

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  10. Sony PlayStation 3 Details RevealedRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    For clarity purposes, the final paragraph of this post has been modified to specify that users of Microsoft's Xbox Live online service must pay the up-front subscription fee to access any competitive multiplayer games.

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  11. Study: Female Web Gamers Outnumber Males 2 to 1Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Of the 117 million Active Gamers in the United States - or people who are 13 years old or older, have a game console to call their own and who play a game for at least an hour every week - approximately 56 percent play some form of online game in 2006, according to Nielsen Entertainment's third annual Active Gamer Benchmark Study.

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  12. Sony PlayStation 3 Woes Weigh on StockRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Sony shares on Tuesday fell 2.7 percent to $39.09 - at a time when the Nikkei Stock Average of 225 firms remained relatively static - due to investors' concerns over a potential delay of the Japanese electronics giant's much-anticipated Sony PlayStation 3 gaming console, as well as a downgrade in ratings, The Wall Street Journal reports .

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  13. Microsoft, Peter Jackson to Team on Xbox 360 TitlesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft, the world's leading producer of software, and Peter Jackson, the award-winning director of the Lord of the Rings films and King Kong , are teaming to create two interactive gaming franchises for the Redmond, Wash.-based software giant's Xbox 360 console and Xbox Live Web gaming network, according to a Sept.

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  14. Matsushita Blu-ray Recorders to Hit Japan in Nov.Read the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Matsushita Electric Industrial will begin marketing efforts for its Blu-ray high definition DVD recorders in Japan on November 15, making it one of the first electronics firms to make such recorders available to consumers, The Wall Street Journal reports .

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  15. Microsoft to Launch Cheaper Xbox 360 in JapanRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft is planning to launch a cheaper version of its Xbox 360 games console in Japan a week before the PlayStation 3 is due on sale.

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  16. LG Launches Blu-ray Disc PC BurnerRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    LG Electronics is adding its name to a long list of companies producing Blu-ray Disc writer drives for PCs.

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  17. Microsoft Lets Anyone Make Xbox GamesRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    A new game development platform from Microsoft allows anyone to create games for its Xbox 360 console, the company said on Monday.

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  18. God Of War Collection Arriving For The PS VitaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 15 | Ubergizmo

    The God of War franchise has been pretty much a staple when it comes to games exclusive to Sony 's PlayStation platform, a franchise which we're sure made many gamers take out their wallets and purses to purchase a PlayStation console or a PS Vita handheld console just for the game specifically .

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  19. Report: DVD Format Wars to End in DrawRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    The ongoing battle between the Toshiba-developed HD-DVD format and the Sony-backed Blu-ray digital disc will likely end in a draw, with both technologies merging into one instead of either format winning out, Reuters reports .

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  20. Microsoft to Sink 'Hundreds of Millions' into Zune iPod RivalRead the original story

    Tuesday Apr 15 | CIO

    Microsoft, the world's leading producer of software, will release one product under the Zune name in 2006, and it will continue to invest "hundreds of millions" of dollars over the next few years in an attempt to overthrow Apple Computer and its mega-popular iPod and steal away the title of king of the digital music player and download space, The ... (more)

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