Consoles and Accessories

  • How Games Challenge Hollywood: Call of Duty, Battlefield earned more money than Twilight

    Several years ago, Microsoft's Halo was the first game to reach the 100 million US dollar sale on the opening weekend. Today, the video games are challenging and beating blockbuster movies on their opening days. Case in point – Twilight: Breaking Dawn Part I.

  • Razer to design the ultimate Xbox 360 arcade stick with community effort

    At this year Tokyo Game Show, peripheral maker Razer has announced co-development program with the arcade stick community to come up with the ultimate arcade stick for the Microsoft Xbox 360 game console. Beta testing of the prototype will commence soon.

  • Sony PS3 in “Splash Blue” and “Scarlet Red”, to launch on 17 November

    At the Tokyo Game Show 2011 press conference today, Sony Computer Entertainment has announced the limited edition "Splash Blue" and "Scarlet Red" of their popular PlayStation 3 game console. Both new editions will be available from 17 November 2011.

  • First Look: Razer Hydra PC Gaming Motion Sensing Controller

      The Razer Hydra PC Gaming Motion Sensing Controller, much like the recent deluge of alternative input gadgets like Microsoft’s Kinect and Sony’s PlayStation Move, allow for immersive three-dimensional interaction in rich in-game virtual environments. We at the VR-Zone Enrichment Centre take a quick first look at this futuristic magnetic field powered contraption, and after intensive testing with

  • Sony announces official name for the NGP, reVITAlises PSP lineup in the process

    We have been hearing a lot about Sony's fabled NGP or Next Generation Portable gaming console ever since the first official confirmation of its existence was made way back in January, but leave it to the Japanese company to regenerate public interest in its upcoming console by announcing its official name at this year's E3.

  • Nvidia Demos Tegra 3 at Computex

    At Computex today, Nvidia showed off several tech demos and games on the upcoming successor to Tegra 2. Pictures of Lost Planet 2 and a Unigine Heaven-like demo after the break.

  • Review : Sharkoon X-Tatic SX & X-Tatic SP headsets

      Sharkoon is a well known PC components and peripherals manufacturer in Europe. The company was established back in 2002 in Germany and today they also have an office in Taiwan. Today we bring you the first review of a Sharkoon product in VR-Zone; or of two products to be precise, the X-Tatic SP and

  • Third Attack Attempt On Sony PlayStation Network Thwarted

    Another bad day for Sony? CNET is actually claiming that Sony managed to thwart the would-be hackers and stopped a third attack, but it’s all thanks to them! 

  • Road to EVO 2K11: Singapore EVO Qualifiers this Sunday, 24 April 2011

    SGFIGHTER, in conjunction with Singapore Cybersports and Online Gaming Association (SCOGA) and FRIENDS OF CLEMENTI, have jointly organised the EVO Qualifiers for Super Street Fighter IV as part of the Clementi Game Festival 2011 that is going to be held this Sunday, 24th April 2011. Prizes include an expense paid trip to Las Vegas to participate in EVO

  • SEGA “Mega Drive Portable” shows up in Brazil

    Most of us who grew up in the early days of console gaming would fondly remember the days where Nintendo's NES and SNES would go head-to-head with the likes of SEGA's Master System and Mega Drive video game consoles. And while those systems have now found a better place in the heaven for obsolete game

  • Xbox 360 Game Review: ilomilo

    If you like cute puzzle games, then you probably would want to try out Ilomilo. Developed by SouthEnd Interactive and Microsoft Game Studios, this Xbox Live arcade game is also available on Windows Phone 7 for AT&T customers in US. Read on for the full review.

  • ASUS Announces Xtion PRO Developer Challenge

    ASUS has announced the start of a new competition designed to showcase the exciting features of the new ASUS Xtion PRO. With over US$24,000 up for grabs, creativity and ingenuity is a must as competition will be fierce. In addition to the cash prizes, participants will have a chance to earn future business cooperation opportunities

  • Nintendo 3DS sold out in Japan on first day of retail

    Just how popular is Nintendo's new handheld video game console, the 3DS? Well, it would seem that any fears of the console maker's potentially failing in their attempt to venture into 3D gaming would be busted, at least for the time being. After all, how else can one explain the complete sell-out of all 400,000

  • Sony PSP price drops to US$130

    Sony has announced the drop of price of their Sony PlayStation Portable (PSP) handheld game console. It was retailing at US$169.99, and now, the price tag has been revised to an attractive US$129.99.

  • Rumour: Nintendo Wii 2 will feature support for HD content?

    Nintendo may have kept its lips tightly sealed over the possibility of releasing an updated Wii console to compete against the likes of the PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360, but it seems that the heat competition might be finally starting to get to the Japanese console maker. While the company has confirmed that a console

  • Lenovo and Eedoo prepare to launch Ebox game console, goes toe to toe with Xbox’s Kinect

    Imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, is it not? Well, if the saying were to hold any truth in today's context, then it would seem that Microsoft's Xbox and its complementing Kinect motion sensor is the most highly sought-after console and accessory of this generation's console wars. After all, why else would Lenovo and

  • Sony asks for Restraining Order over PS3 Hack

    Sony takes legal action against group, fail0verflow, over its release of a set of tools which allow illegal copies of PS3 games to run on the console.