Thursday, September 24, 2009

Wii Price Cut & New Console Bundle

Nintendo Wii Console with Wii Sports Resort

The Tokyo Game Show started today with Nintendo announcing the very first official price cut for the Wii Console since its launch in 2006. In the US, the price falls $50 to $199.99. In Japan, its down ¥5,000 to ¥20,000. Nintendo later confirmed that the price of the Wii Console will also be reduced in the UK, and a new console bundle will be introduced on the 2nd of October. It includes Wii Sports Resort with Wii Motion Plus, but will retail at the same price as the original Nintendo Wii Console package: £179.99





PlayStation 3 250GB Slim Console

Sony PlayStation 3 250GB Slim Console

Sony's Keynote Speech at the Tokyo Game Show today opened with some PS3 sales figures: the new PlayStation 3 120GB Slim Console has already sold over 1 million units worldwide since its launch three weeks ago on the 1st of September. And, a new PS3 Slim Console was announced, with exactly the same hardware specifications as the current model, but with a 250GB Hard Drive, due to be released early next month! (This is obviously Sony's response to Microsoft's recently revealed XBOX 360 Super Elite 250GB Console.) The new PlayStation 3 250GB Slim Console will be bundled with a wireless DualShock 3 controller and a PS3 game, retailing at £284.99

Visit the official Sony PS3 Slim Console site

PlayStation 3 250GB Console

PlayStation 3 Games

Blu-ray Movies

Tuesday, September 22, 2009

New Nintendo DSi Console Colours

Nintendo DSi Console

The Nintendo DSi Console was launched this April. Smaller than the Nintendo DS Lite, but with bigger screens and two new built-in cameras, the Nintendo DSi is currently available either as a Black or White console. Today, Nintendo have announced that the DSi is due to be released across Europe in three new colours: Light Blue, Metallic Blue and Red



Thursday, September 17, 2009

XBOX 360 Super Elite 250GB Console

XBOX 360 Super Elite 250GB Console with Forza 3

Details of the new 250GB model of the XBOX 360, to be sold in the UK and Europe with accessories and Forza Motorsport 3 game, were leaked by retailers late last month, and have been officially confirmed by Microsoft today. The Limited Edition XBOX 360 Super Elite 250GB Console goes on sale the same day Forza 3 is released: the 23rd of October. The Microsoft XBOX 360 Super Elite Bundle includes a black XBOX 360 Console with a 250GB Hard Drive, two XBOX 360 Wireless Controllers, XBOX 360 Live Headset and a copy of Forza Motorsport 3, with a RRP of £249.99 (same price as the new PS3 Slim)

XBOX 360 250GB Console

XBOX 360 Games

The USA version of the XBOX 360 Super Elite 250GB Console comes with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 instead of Forza Motorsport 3

Wednesday, September 09, 2009

Apple iPod touch: The 3rd generation

Apple iPod touch

The very first iPod had a video game, invented by Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak, called Brick, hidden as an easter egg. Since then, original and classic titles, including Pac-Man and Tetris, have made their way onto various iPods as Click Wheel-controlled games. In 2007, Apple launched the iPod touch: a wireless pocket-sized computer, with a multi-touch screen and a built-in motion-sensing accelerometer. So far, Apple Inc. has sold over 20 million iPod touch units... Today, the 3rd generation Apple iPod touch (featuring the same hardware and Operating System as the new iPhone) was released with either 32GB or 64GB of flash memory. Apple's emphasis this generation is definitely on marketing the new iPod touch as a state-of-the-art, hand-held games console: making direct comparisons with the Sony PSP and Nintendo DS, and highlighting the massive amount of games now available...