Linden Labs has bought up XStreet SL and OnRez, the two major Web-based marketplaces for "in-world" goods for its virtual world Second Life.
The latest numbers out of Nintendo show the Wii breaking one-year sales records in 2008, with over 10 million sold.
The cool kids are going on about the Wii, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3...but Sony's venerable PlayStation 2 recently sold its 50 millionth unit in North America.
There have been interesting turns in the trial of a teen accused of murdering his mother and wounding his father after they took away his copy of Halo 3.
Poor sales of Tomb Raider: Underworld mean game maker Eidos won't meet expectations this year.
Activision chief tells CES that video games are set to eclipse all other media, and the figures seem to back him up.
Nobody's ready to cough up a set you can actually drag home from Best Buy and watch in 3D quite yet, but this year's show has plenty of demos.
An FCC official is blaming World of Warcraft addictions for students dropping out of college.
Electronic Arts has released a tool that enables users to "de-authorize" a computer that's had Spore installed...but it doesn't do away with DRM.
Take 2 Interactive has inked a profit sharing deal with Grand Theft Auto's creators that keeps them in-house through 2012.
Nintendo set records this November with 2 million Wii systems flying off shelves, while Sony saw PS3 sales slide by an agonizing 17 percent.
According to one result, Spore has won the honor of being the most illegally downloaded PC game of 2008, with 1.7 million illegal downloads.
The customizable gaming keyboard offers players 25 backlit keys within reach of one hand, and an LCD for game stats.
Sony has confirmed it plans to launch the open beta of its much-anticipated PlayStation Home virtual world by the end of the year...and maybe as soon as Thursday.
A new study from the Pew Internet & American Life Project finds that more than half of U.S. adults play video games of some kind.