Microsoft has changed the options for Microsoft Points in the US, allowing users to purchase the currency in increments of 400, 800 and 1200.
The controversial Digital Economy bill has made it through Parliamentary wash-up - the period after a General Election is called but before the dissolution of Parliament.
Veteran Nintendo games designer Shigeru Miyamoto has said that videogame technology is still intimidating to new audiences.
Former Sony Europe boss David Reeves is to take control of Resident Evil and Lost Planet publisher Capcom in Europe, GamesIndustry.biz reports.
Activision has reorganised its executive team and split the company into four specific divisions to oversee its portfolio of titles.
EA and DICE have revealed that Battlefield 1943 has become the fastest game on Xbox Live Arcade to sell over one million units.
The UK Government is to adopt a tax relief plan put forward by games developer association TIGA.
Developers have reacted positively to news of Nintendo's new 3D-capable DS console, predicting that 3D will give it the edge over smartphones as a gaming device, and give gamers a reason to buy new hardware.
The introduction of 3D to Nintendo's new handheld will likely breathe new life into the flagging DS market, according to industry analysts.
Graphmongers the NPD Group have announced the US games market was down 8 per cent last year.
Former Electronic Arts exec Mitch Lasky has said that the Madden publisher has the wrong business targets, team and cost structure, and its digital and distribution business is the only successful division in the company, our sister site GamesIndustry.biz reports.
Modern Warfare 2 has unsurprisingly finished as the UK's best-selling game of 2009, according to Chart-Track data.
Rogue Warrior developer Rebellion Derby is to be closed down.
Greenpeace has more highlighted Nintendo as the most environmentally unfriendly of all its annually surveyed electronics companies.
Microsoft has dropped a chip from its forthcoming Natal motion control system to save money, according to our sister site GamesIndustry.biz.
Despite a global recession, 2009 was the second strongest year on record for the UK games industry, as consumers spent a whopping £3.311 billion on videogames and related products.
The best selling game of 2009 across North America was the Xbox 360 version of Modern Warfare 2, with a whopping 4.2 million units shifted by the end of November. The PS3 version finished eighth with 1.9m sales.
Sony's mentioned monthly fees and PlayStation Network in the same sentence again, firming-up what Kaz Hirai was thinking out loud about last month.
Nintendo has said it is "extremely disappointed" by the ruling made by Paris' Criminal Court last week in favour of flash cart sellers, but that it will appeal the decision.
Research company Insight Media reckons 3D capable televisions will spread like wildfire and number around 40 million by 2014.
Sony has confirmed that PSP Minis will be compatible with the PlayStation 3 from 17th December. The next PS3 firmware update will come with a Minis emulator that will enable users to download the digital games for use on the PS3 as well as the PSP.
Denis Dyack, the outspoken boss of Too Human developer Silicon Knights, believes his studio is now "one of the last of the V8s", following a turbulent year in the industry of videogames.
Colossal Modern Warfare 2 sales have nudged Activision's Call of Duty franchise over the $3 billion revenue mark.
The PC version of licensed shooter Aliens vs Predator will support dedicated servers, according to a new statement made by British developer Rebellion.
An update on the Wii Vitality Sensor and a first look at its software applications are already part of Nintendo's plans for E3 2010, according to a new interview with Nintendo of America president Reggie Fils-Aime.