300w ago - Microsoft today announced it is lowering the estimated retail price (ERP) for its X-Box 360 family of consoles in Europe from Friday, 14th March. The entry level Xbox 360 Arcade console now has an ERP of £159.99 saving £40.
The Xbox 360, which includes a 20GB hard drive and one wireless controller, will have an ERP of £199.99 saving £50, and the Xbox 360 Elite will have an ERP of £259.99 saving of £40.
Microsoft say the move is an ongoing strategy to open up the ultimate in high-definition gaming and entertainment to an even wider audience, with an offering for everyone.
Press Release: Everyone's Invited To Experience Xbox 360 As Microsoft Lowers Estimated Retail Price in Europe
LONDON - Monday 10th March, 2008 - Microsoft today announced it is lowering the estimated retail price (ERP) for its Xbox 360™ family of consoles in Europe. Now with an entry-level ERP of £159.99, Xbox 360 is a mass market entertainment proposition with something to offer for every interest and budget.
From Friday, 14th March, Xbox 360, which includes a 20GB hard drive and one wireless controller, will have an ERP of £199.99 - a saving of £50 on the current ERP. The Xbox 360 Elite, which comes with a massive 120GB hard drive enabling consumers to store huge quantities of content...
301w ago - Sony has had added a new color variant to its PSP collection, this time it is the turn of Matt Bronze to make an appearance.
The limited edition PSP will arrive on April 24 along with some new accessories. One of the 'major' new accessories is a PSP cradle that allows you to remotely control your PSP.
To quote: Another month, another color for the Japanese PSP. The latest addition to the multi racial portable family is "Matte Bronze," a limited edition color that will arrive on April 24 along with a couple of new accessories.
Unlike most of the PSP color variations, Sony Japan has decided to release the bronze system exclusively as a Value Pack bundle. In addition to the PSP-2000 hardware, the package will include a pouch, a strap, a cloth, a 32 megabyte Memory Stick, and a D Cable for hooking up the system to a television. This is the first time Sony has included a television cable with a PSP bundle.
Pricing for the bundle is set at 23,800 yen.
Coinciding with the bronze color variation, Sony will release a couple of new accessories for the portable. The company will release the PSP-S360 cradle at 4,800 yen. In addition to simplifying the charging process a bit, this device includes a small remote control, allowing you to remotely control your PSP.
302w ago - Confirming reports coming in from the PlayStation Destination trade show event, Sony today officially announced that it plans to introduce a Metal Gear Solid 4 bundle package in North America.
The bundle will include a base PlayStation 3 console equipped with an 80 GB hard drive, a copy of Metal Gear Solid 4, and a DualShock 3 controller.
MSRP for the bundle is $499.99 and it is expected to hit store shelves in Q2 2008.
Press Release: SONY COMPUTER ENTERTAINMENT AMERICA INTRODUCES METAL GEAR SOLID¬®4: GUNS OF THE PATRIOTS PS3 BUNDLE AVAILABLE IN LATE Q2 2008 IN NORTH AMERICA
Company Also Announces Limited-Edition God of War¬® PSP¬® Entertainment Pack and April Availability of DUALSHOCK¬®3 Wireless Controller for North America
SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., February 26, 2008 - At its annual retail and publisher conference Destination PlayStation, Sony Computer Entertainment America (SCEA) announced details of upcoming PLAYSTATION¬®3 (PS3™) and PSP¬® (PlayStation¬®Portable) (PSP-2000) hardware bundles with two of the most highly anticipated 2008 titles. The company also announced the April 2008 availability of DUALSHOCK¬®3 wireless controller in North America.
To coincide with the much-anticipated North American launch of Metal Gear Solid¬®4: Guns of the Patriots...
303w ago - StreamMyGame.com announced today that its software now enables 2D applications as such as Microsoft Office as well as 3D games to be used remotely on low spec Windows notebooks, Linux devices and the PlayStation 3.
StreamMyGame.com offers its members the flexibility to use their 2D applications installed on a main PC on any other PC or Linux device in their home or home office. The application does not need to be installed on the remote PC/device. Their applications can be viewed at HDTV resolution and two people can simultaneously use the same application making it easy to collaborate.
All 2D applications can be used including Word, PowerPoint, Excel, Outlook, XP Media Center and even Photoshop along with commercial applications such as MYSQL Administrator and SAP's Database Manager.
Gamers who use Valve's Steam network can now use StreamMyGame to remotely see Steam's 2D launcher. They can start games such as Half Life 2, Counter Strike Source and Team Fortress and then record, broadcast and stream them, even to the PlayStation 3.
"Our members wanted to be able to launch and play their Steam games remotely," said Richard Faria CEO. "We have delivered that and provided them with the ability to access email and use other office applications...