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NeowinCast: Gamers, Episode #1

Neowin.net presents NeowinCast: Gamers, a new series of Podcasts relating to all things gaming and a few not, hosted by David Corris and Joshua Seed. Coming in at an hour this first episode of the... More...

Wii corners female market

Girls do game. Data released by Nintendo of America at an industry event asserts the company's flagship system has attracted a significant majority of female gamers. President Reggie Fils-Aime said the Wii is the preferred... More...

Gamers use PS3s to do biomedical research

It's kind of like SETI@home, but with PS3s instead of PCs and molecules instead of aliens. In the latest volunteer scientist program, called PS3GRID, anyone who owns a Sony PlayStation3 can donate their system´s downtime... More...

Microsoft Fails PC Gamers

Is Microsoft Trying to Kill PC Gaming? When Microsoft started talking up Vista's gaming functionality, PC gamers got all hot and bothered. There it was, laid out in front of us, the holy land... More...

Gamers get political action group

Calling itself the Entertainment Consumer Association (ECA), the new non-profit advocacy group is forging itself a place in gaming history. Based in Connecticut, the ECA's mission is to give a political voice to gamers in... More...

PC gamers admit to piracy

Recent Macrovision survey sees more than 50 percent of PC gamers admitting to software piracy. Copy protection experts Macrovision have recently conducted a software piracy survey across a number of popular gaming... More...

Girl gamers strike at the boys

Thanks OptiPlex. The women challenging the stereotype that professional online gaming is the realm of geeky men alone. Anja Maller lives a double life. By day she is a 26-year-old single mother studying... More...

Women over 40 biggest online gamers

Think teenagers are spending all night long playing online games on the computer? Wrong -- it's their mothers burning the midnight oil. AOL, a unit of Time Warner Inc., released a study on Tuesday showing... More...

Thai gamers soak up computer skills

In Thailand, young people's obsession with online gaming may help to nurture a generation of computer-literate children, reports BBC ClickOnline's Spencer Kelly from Bangkok. Ministers say the number of nocturnal gamers has dropped Thailand's capital... More...

Shhh! Gamers are Learning...

The Liemandt Foundation - a nonprofit foundation focused on promoting technology-enabled education - is hosting a college student video game development contest with a twist: Students are being challenged to build entertaining games that secretly... More...

Thailand's online gamers face curfew

Thailand is to impose a night curfew on online gaming to curb rising rates of addiction by young players, Information and Communications Technology Minister Surapong Suebwonglee said on Tuesday. Game servers, both local... More...

Dell's new PC to appeal to gamers

Dell Computer will unveil a new PC geared toward gamers on Monday in an effort to scope out the relatively small, but often lucrative, enthusiast market. The Dimension XPS sports Intel's latest 3GHz... More...

Nokia's Gamers

Wish i had one :) "NOKIA'S latest gadget is a handheld game device with 3D colour graphics and multiplayer mode - oh, and it also doubles as a phone. The world's largest mobile... More...

Gamers shut out by Passport switch

Thanks to Andy Tolson for sending this in. Online game players using Microsoft's Zone site complained of persistent problems accessing the service Tuesday, as Microsoft required all users to switch to its Passport... More...

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