video games

Amazon: Video Game Revenue Down, Physical Book Sales Up

Amazon CFO Tom Szkutak offered more details this afternoon during an analyst earnings call about the company's disappointing fourth quarter When it comes to physical media, Szkutak said the biggest

Overview: Japan’s Video Game Market In 2011 (Sales, Hardware, Software)

Japan's video game industry is the world's second biggest (after the US), but it's on a downward streak for the fifth consecutive year. Based on sales, the country's video game industry has contracted

Japan Video Game Charts: Bestsellers In First Half Of 2011, This Week Topped By LA Noire

It's the middle of the year, and the <a href="http://www.famitsu.com/">Famitsu</a> [JP], Japan's (and probably the world's) biggest video game magazine, decided it's a good time to release the top 10

Dragon Age 2 Comes To The Mac On Day One

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/03/Bioware-DragonAge2-inline.jpg" />The original <a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/dragon-age-2/">Dragon Age</a> was a pretty good game

For Your Protection: Vietnam Bans Late-Night Gaming

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/topgearvietnam.jpg" />It's not the best time to be a gamer in Vietnam. The country's government, by way of the Ministry of Information an

Games Industry Down 5 Percent In January (But Kinect Is Doing Fine)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/kinectjan.jpg" />Everybody panic. The video game industry was down 5 percent this past January compared to January 2010, even if Activisi

Portal 2 Now Available For Pre-Order

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/portal2preorder.jpg" /><a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/valve/">Valve</a> has released the details surrounding pre-ordering <a HREF

Video Game Leaks: The Long & Ignoble History

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/crysis2ll.jpg" />It’s not the first time this has happened, and it most certainly won’t be the last time. A reasonably complete build

Crysis 2 Dev Build Leaks

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/crysis2leak.jpg" />It would appear that <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/crysis-2/">Crysis 2</a> for the PC has leaked in some capa

Analyst: Prepare Yourselves For A Pay-To-Play Call Of Duty

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/codpaytoplay.jpg" />Now here’s a rumor that will stop many people in their tracks. An analyst at Wedbush Securities, “one of the larg

Guitar Hero Didn't Die A Natural Death, But Was Killed By Myopic Greed

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/guitarherodead.jpg" />Kudos to <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/activision/">Activision</a> for doing exactly what so many people h

In 2011, PC Gamers Will Regain Their Place In The Sun

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/pc2011.jpg" />Let it be known that 2011 will be the year that console gamers will be jealous of their PC gaming brethren. (As if that mat

Pobody's Nerfect: Call Of Duty Developer Says It's Impossible To Ship Bug-Free Games

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/codbugs.jpg" />What do fans of <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/call-of-duty-black-ops/">Call of Duty: Black Ops</a> and <a HREF="h

The LED Pong Clock, Sans DIY

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/Screen-shot-2011-02-09-at-10.24.51-AM-620x330.png" />At the CrunchGear offices, after all our tireless work, we sit around and talk time;

LG: The PS3 Infringes On Our Patents, So We Want It Banned

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/lgps3ban.jpg" />What exciting times we live in, what with word that Sony has plans to subpoena a boatload of Web sites and individuals in

Performance Designed Products’ Marvel Edition Versus Fighting Pad: 6 Face Button, Re-Designed Thumbstick

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/mvc3pdp.jpg" />Last week saw a full-on <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2011/02/01/for-marvel-vs-capcom-3-mad-catzs-arcade-fightstick-t

Video: Porting Stalker To The Crysis Engine

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/stalkerr.jpg" />One of the better deals during <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/20/the-steam-holiday-sale-has-begun/">Steam’s

Sony To Go After More PS3 Hackers, Including Linux Hacker Graf_Chokolo

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/422530755_be2a7eefb6_o-620x465.jpg" /><a href="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/sony">Sony</a> is apparently going after <a href="http://www

Halo: Combat Evolved HD Re-Make Unofficially Set For November 15

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/halocombatevolved.jpg" />It looks like there <i>will</i> be <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/2010/12/01/will-there-be-a-halo-combat-evo

Study: Gamers Aren't Better Drivers Than Non-Gamers (And May Even Be Worse!)

<img src="http://www.crunchgear.com/wp-content/uploads/2011/02/gt5.jpg" />Bad news for people who think they’re great drivers because they play games like <a HREF="http://www.crunchgear.com/tag/gran
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