In a bad sign for Nintendo Sony's six year old Playstation 3 console outsold Nintendo's brand new Wii U in the US during the week of Black Friday. And that's not the only problem Nintendo has this season.
The Nintendo 3DS handheld gaming device has reportedly sold out within 24 hours of its release in Japan on February 26. According to Andriasang, more than 400,000 units were sold in the first day alone, effectively accounting for all available stock.
ITV and Channel 4 are both expected to launch the first commercial video content that can be viewed in the UK via the PlayStation 3 later this week. This follows a similar strategy from the BBC which launched its BBC iPlayer for the PS3 last year.
The makers of Opera are calling for the creation of web opera browser addon standards. Håkon Wium Lie, the chief technology officer of Opera believes that the browser addon market needs to be standardised to help both programmers and users.
With Sony and Microsoft launching their assault on motion responsive gaming this year, in direct competition to Nintendo's Wii, the future of home gaming has never been so hard to predict. But as Piers Dillon-Scott found at the “Game On Dublin” show, that has always been the case.