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ITV buys stake in ‘Teen Wolf’ firm

Toshiba unveils glasses-free 3D TV

Toshiba believes it has a solution for television viewers who like 3D but hate the glasses.

Nintendo 3DS delay casts gloom over games giant

Nintendo's struggle to bring its hotly anticipated 3D-capable player to the market has sparked concerns over the outlook for the company, with sales of its existing products sliding in key US and European markets.

Nintendo hit by delay to 3D games console

Nintendo has delayed the launch of the first handheld console to offer 3D viewing without the need for special glasses, missing the Christmas season and forcing the group to slash its full-year profit forecasts.

Game sinks into the red as Nintendo Wii sales tumble

Game Group blamed a worse than expected first-half loss of nearly £20m on the continuing dire market for the Nintendo Wii.

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Squeaky bum time for...

Commonwealth Games athletes

It's quite literally squeaky bum time as the few athletes courageous enough to risk their bellies in Delhi arrive for the 19th Commonwealth Games.

Tokyo event showcases fledgling 3D gaming

The Tokyo Game Show has a lot of people wearing dark glasses this year, with the buzz turning 3D at the annual event that brings together the latest offerings from game-machine and software makers.

Win a Nintendo DSi and Brain Training game plus a supply of Equazen eye q

With summer holidays nearly over and the nights now drawing in, it can only mean one thing. Households across the country will soon be getting ready for ‘Back to School’! As every parent knows, ensuring kids are getting the most out of classroom learning is key to them doing well at school.

Microsoft's Kinect to hit stores on 10 November

Microsoft's motion-sensing game system Kinect will hit European retail stores before Christmas, the company said, as it battles for customers with rivals Sony and Nintendo.

Gaming news roundup

How to hack Hendrix, Schoenberg, and the Super Mario Brothers

Is the digital hacker artist Cory Arcangel the ultimate know-it-all in our age of flaky, vividly pointless imagery? Talking to the 32-year-old New Yorker is like trying to control a blob of mercury in your palm or fathom a Zen riddle. His Apple GarageBand autotune Demonstration, on show at the new 176/Zabludowicz Collection show, Systematic, filters a video clip of Jimi Hendrix playing "The Star-Spangled Banner" through off-the-shelf software, revealing "the unanticipated and unsatisfactory shortcomings of supposedly optimal tuning".

Nintendo sees life yet in the Wii

Nintendo, confident that its Wii will stand up against rivals Microsoft Corp and Sony Corp, says it feels no pressure to reinvent the pioneering motion-sensing games platform.

Nintendo shows off 3D portable game device

Japan's Nintendo on Tuesday took the wraps off a new version of its DS handheld device that can play games and show movies in 3D without glasses, as the hardware wars with Microsoft and Sony heat up.

Nintendo, Sony and Microsoft wage war

Electronics hardware makers yesterday showed off snazzy new devices enabling motion-sensing play and 3D effects, intensifying a battle to introduce video-gaming to a new generation of casual users.

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