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‘Assassin’s Creed III’ gets released in three editions

You may have already picked up Assassin's Creed III at a midnight release party last night, unless you were in an area where parties...

Nintendo Wii price drops $20

Nintendo has announced the MSRP of the new Wii gaming console is dropping from $149 to $129 effectively immediately. The new black Wii console...

Hulu Plus launches on Wii

If you own a Nintendo Wii console you'll now be able to watch streaming content from Hulu Plus. The free app from Hulu can be downloaded from the Wii Shop Channel, and users can try out Hulu Plus free for two weeks (unless you already have an existing Hulu Plus account).

‘Star Wars: Battlefront III’ coming this year?

Multiple online pubs are reporting on a rumor that Star Wars: Battlefront III will release this year. PlayStationLifeStyle.net cites several job postings and tweets...

2011 ‘VGA’ Video Game Awards winners

Over the weekend Spike TV hosted its ninth annual "Video Game Awards" (VGA) ceremony, announcing the winners for 2011. The two-hour event was broadcast to over 100 countries and territories around the world.

Top 10 Black Friday Video Game Deals

From Best Buy to Amazon to Gary, the neighborhood “merchant” who sells Atari games out of the back of his ’94 Taurus, it seems like everyone is tearing video game prices to shreds this week.

‘Rage’ Demo now on Xbox Live, PS3 coming soon

If you're looking for a new game to check out id Software's Rage demo is now available on Xbox Live. With plenty of blood, violence and gore Rage takes you into a post-apocalyptic world called the Wasteland. For gamers who get excited about detailed environments, Rage is loaded with texture. According to id Software President Todd Hollenshead, the extensive details in the game are possible because textures are streamed in to avoid being constrained by system memory. If you haven't seen Rage yet here's your chance to get a look. And, those of you with PS3 consoles should be able to download the Rage demo from the PlayStation Network on December 6. Rage carries an MSRP of $59.99 but this Black Friday weekend you'll be able to find it from various retailers for $29.99. Rage is published by Bethesda Softworks and was released for Xbox 360, PS3, and Windows PCs on October 4, 2011.

Netflix on Wii goes kid-friendly

Netflix has announced their "Just for Kids" instant watch section is now available on the Wii system. The Wii interface addition may ease some parent's fears that their kids might accidentally start streaming a rated "R" or questionable "Unrated" film from the Netflix library.

Wii and Nintendo 3DS to get Hulu Plus

Nintendo has announced Hulu Plus will be available for Wii consoles and the mobile 3DS by the end of the year. With Hulu Plus, users will be able to stream movies and TV shows from the Hulu library for $7.99 per month. A few titles queued up on Hulu Plus include Glee, Dancing with the Stars, and Lost all of which will stream with limited advertising.

Supreme Court overturns video game ban for minors

Big news today for the video game world as the Supreme Court has overturned California's ban on the sale or rental of video games deemed "violent" to minors.

Redbox offers video game rentals nationwide

After a couple years of testing video game rentals at select kiosks, and expanding to several thousand kiosks last fall, Redbox has now expanded the service to 21,000 kiosks nationwide. Video games will cost $2 a day, which is slightly more than movie discs at $1 for DVDs and $1.50 for Blu-ray Discs.

Photos from E3 2011

Photos from E3 2011 in Los Angeles. Just some convention snapshots of upcoming games including Aliens Colonial Marines, Sonic Generations, Never Dead, Kill Team, Asura's Wrath, Payday, Rage, Prey 2, Gears of War 3.

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