Microsoft announced that sales of Xbox 360 consoles have passed the 30 million mark globally, with its Xbox LIVE community swelling to more than 20 million active members.
ASUS shed brilliant light on the dark art of overclocking with the introduction of the ROG (Republic of Gamers) OC Station.
Building on the launched ATI Radeon HD 4890 graphics card, AMD announced availability of a factory overclocked graphics processor that is the first to break the 1 Gigahertz (GHz) barrier using standard air-cooling solutions.
AMD launched the ATI Radeon HD 4770 graphics processor, that harnesses the 40 nanometer manufacturing process for the desktop PC market, at anticipated launch prices as low as $991.
NVIDIA announced that Sega has licensed both NVIDIA PhysX and APEX technologies to serve as the development platform for all Sega studios.
AMD and Havok, the provider of interactive software for physics simulation and content development, are presenting new, optimized executions of Havok’s physics middleware on AMD platforms at the 2009 Game Developers Conference. The demonstrations include the first OpenCL supported execution of Havok Cloth.
NVIDIA announced at the Game Developers Conference in San Francisco, CA, NVIDIA APEX, a new capability to its PhysX technology development software development kit (SDK), that provides artists, level designers, and game developers with a set of tools that streamline the process of implementing scalable physics across multiple platforms for next-generation titles.
Dassault Systèmes announced the latest release of 3DVIA Virtools 5, its 3D engine for rapid game prototyping and 3D application development. The new 3DVIA Virtools 5 features updates that ease the development process and will make delivering high-quality 3D projects faster.
NVIDIA announced that it has signed a tools and middleware license agreement for Playstation3 (PS3) with Sony Computer Entertainment Inc (SCEI). The binary version of the NVIDIA PhysX technology software development kit (SDK) is available to registered PS3 developers for free download and use on the SCEI Developer Network.
NVIDIA introduced GPUs in four separate categories that push performance to the highest levels in high-performance notebooks. The new line-up of notebook GPUs from NVIDIA include: GeForce GTX 280M and 260M GPUs for enthusiast notebooks, and GeForce GTS 160M and 150M GPUs for high-performance, sleek notebooks.
AMD announced the ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 4860 and ATI Mobility RadeonTM HD 4830, with advanced capabilities including support for the latest Microsoft DirectX 10.1 games, a home theater-quality HD multimedia experience, and energy-efficient features for long battery life at work, at home or at play.
NVIDIA, in conjunction with content developers, display manufacturers, and PC OEMs and system builders, announces NVIDIA 3D Vision for GeForce, the first high-definition 3D stereo solution for the home.
Empowering consumers to get elite-level computing performance for under $900 U.S. dollars, AMD launched “Dragon” platform technology for desktop PCs featuring the new AMD Phenom II X4 processor. HP, Dell and Alienware plan “Dragon” platform technology-based desktop PCs.
NVIDIA in conjunction with Pegasys., makers of TMPGEnc 4.0 XPress multi-format video encoding software, showcased at the NVISION 2008 conference, a technology demonstration to optimize video processing with the massively parallel architecture of the GPU.
Sony Computer Entertainment today announced that it would release the Wireless Keypad, a new peripheral for Sixaxis and Dualshock 3 wireless controllers for PlayStation 3 (PS3), this holiday season throughout the world.
AMD announced the world’s fastest graphics card, the ATI Radeon HD 4870 X2. The company also announced the ATI Radeon HD 4850 X2 graphics card.
NVIDIA has expanded its award-winning development suite with three new tools that vastly speed up this development process, keeping projects on track and costs under control.
PC enthusiasts, manufacturers, and developers around the world have a lot to be excited about with NVIDIA’s announcement that it will be bringing its SLI multi-GPU technology to Intel’s upcoming line of Bloomfield CPUs.
Starting in September 2008, the newly announced PLAYSTATION 3 (PS3) 80GB model will become the mainstay of the company’s hardware line-up.
Activision and Vivendi, two of the biggest video games creators, have merged and formed one giant: Activision Blizzard. The new company will take aim at Electronic Arts’ market dominance and tries to become the biggest video game creator, according to The Guardian.
Yahoo! announced that Yahoo! Games will offer ad-supported downloadable games from the top casual games publishers.
A “Final Fantasy” game can be summed up with the following words: long and touching storyline, memorable characters, huge number of secrets, great looking movies and very high replayability. Keeping this in mind, you might be thinking how could a Final Fantasy for the PSP keep these things, and, like all Final Fantasy games before it, bring something new to the table. Well, can it? Punk?!
Beginning with this week, Soft32 in collaboration with Games32 team will present you the most important reviews and previews on all the major consoles. So we start with “Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Conspiracy” a game developed by High Moon Studios for XBOX360 and PS3, based on the The Bourne Identity movie. A game that was never expected to deliver such an intense action and cinematic feeling.
AOL announced the launch of BigDownload.com, http://www.bigdownload.com, a new content- and service-centered site for the PC gaming audience providing free downloads, game reviews and industry news.
Researchers at IT security firm Sophos have warned lovers of video games that pages on the US-based Sony PlayStation website have been compromised by hackers.