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Tag: Launch

Nintendo 3DS Revealed at E3: No Price or Release Date Yet

Nintendo 3DS Revealed at E3: No Price or Release Date Yet
Big N today took wraps off of their much-anticipated Nintendo 3DS handheld video game system at the E3 2010 show. The new handheld looks sort of like a DSi, but features a widescreen 3.5″ 3D display at the top which requires no glasses to see the its 3D effect.

New Xbox 360 Slim Price, Release Date and Specs Revealed

New Xbox 360 Slim Price, Release Date and Specs Revealed
At today’s E3 press conference, Microsoft lifted the covers on their greatly-anticipated update to the Xbox 360’s hardware. It’s not called the Xbox 360 Slim as anticipated, rather simple “The New Xbox 360”. The New Xbox 360 features a smaller case then previous models (it was actually hiding inside an original Xbox 360 case before its reveal today).

IPad Launch Day Apps Leaked

IPad Launch Day Apps Leaked
Thanks to the guys over a MacRumors, we now know a way to figure out a way to determine what iPad apps are on the horizon for launch day next week. According to this screenshot, some of the games we can look forward to getting all fingerprinty over on April 3rd include: Flight Control HD, Labyrinth 2 HD, and Sparkle HD and Cro-Mag Rally.

PS3 Slim Price, Release Date, Pics and Specs Announced by Sony

PS3 Slim Price, Release Date, Pics and Specs Announced by Sony
Sony has just officially announced the upcoming release of their new PlayStation 3 (PS3) Slim console during their press conference at GamesCom 2009. The new PS3 Slim console sports a compact new form-factor, and a lower price to go with it.

Nintendo Dsi Goes Black and Blue in Us This April

Nintendo Dsi Goes Black and Blue in Us This April
The next generation Nintendo handheld, the DSi, debuted in Japan last November to robust sales while the rest of the world looked wistfully on, wondering when we, too, could have a chance to take pictures with our game systems without spending $300 to import.

Zune 2 Price, Release Date, Photos and Specs

Zune 2 Price, Release Date, Photos and Specs
Earlier today, we broke the news that new Microsoft Zune media players had shown up on the FCC website for approval. In the last few hours, many more details about the new models have surfaced around the web.

Directv New HD Channels Begin to Roll Out

Directv New HD Channels Begin to Roll Out
Good news for DirecTV subscribers. The satellite provider today launched 21 new high definition channels for your viewing enjoyment. The channels are the first wave of programming for DirecTV’s 100 HD channel promise. The initial 21 channels are available immediately if you’re signed up for the HD package and have the SD version of the channel in your current programming plan.

Halo 3 Gone Gold, on Track for Sept 25 Release Date

Halo 3 Gone Gold, on Track for Sept 25 Release Date
Bungie today confirmed that Halo 3 has gone gold. In other words, the game is done, complete, finito and in the can. After three years of design, development and testing, the latest installment in Microsoft’s FPS juggernaut is ready for the world.

IPhone is in the House

IPhone is in the House
Look what I just got my grubby little hands on… After a brief, uneventful visit to my local AT&T store (on the Northwest side of Chicago,) I managed to score one of the last couple of 8GB iPhones in stock.

IPhone Store Kiosks Revealed

IPhone Store Kiosks Revealed
A video surfaced today showing off the iPhone kiosks that will be going into select AT&T stores for the June 29th launch. The kiosks feature a giant interactive version of the iPhone which shows off the user interface magnified for all to see.

Texas Scouts’ World Record Rocket Launch

Texas Scouts’ World Record Rocket Launch
This weekend, a group of Cub Scouts and Boy Scouts in Austin, Texas set out to break the Guinness World Record for the number of simultaneously launched model rockets. They successfully deployed 965 model rockets at the same instant, smashing the previous record of just under 400 rockets.

Is That a Banana in Your Stratosphere, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?

Is That a Banana in Your Stratosphere, or Are You Just Glad to See Me?
A French-Canadian artist is working on a plan to launch a gigantic banana-shaped blimp into orbit above the state of Texas. The project proposes a 300-meter, helium filled banana floated skywards, to hover over the Lone Star state.

Playstation 3 U.K. Launch Date

Playstation 3 U.K. Launch Date
Despite rumors to the contrary, it sounds like the Sony Playstation 3 console is still slated for release in the United Kingdom this March. GamesIndustry.biz is reporting a March 23, 2006 U.K. launch date after speaking with several reputable sources.

Will Apple’s iPhone be Revealed Next Monday?

Will Apple’s iPhone be Revealed Next Monday?
Gizmodo Editor Brian Lam claims to have the inside track on impending announcement of Apple’s mystery mobile phone. The post simply reads: “Gizmodo Knows: iPhone Will Be Announced On Monday – I guarantee it. It isn’t what I expected at all.

Did You Manage to Score a PS3? Tell Us Your Stories!

Did You Manage to Score a PS3? Tell Us Your Stories!
With the very first U.S. Playstation 3 consoles going on sale in less than 15 minutes, we’d like to hear from anyone who stood in line, got a console, or didn’t and what your experiences have been, good, bad or ugly.

Zune Pricing and Date Official

Zune Pricing and Date Official
After much speculation on prices ranging from $229 to $299, the Microsoft Zune media player has been officially announced for a November 14th release date at a price of $249.99. This places it head to head with other 30GB media players such as Apple’s iPod.