Xmas Console Sales Affected By Piracy. No, Seriously.

It's all fun and games using 'Piracy' to describe copyright infringement when you want to reframe the debate and equate the sharing of intellectual property with aquatic larceny, but what happens when your actual ship-based armed robbers yo-ho-ho into view? What then, Mr cognitive linguistics smartypants? The holiday… » 11/14/08 8:40pm 11/14/08 8:40pm

Wal-Mart Launches 'Operation Main Street'

'Operation Main Street' is not - as you may have suspected - a sinister mash-up of the Rainbow Six and SimCity franchises, but is in fact Wal-Mart's Holiday Season price cutting bonanza.The supermarket chain reckons it can save consumers around $200 Million on consumer electronics, toys, games and other gifts. $200M… » 11/06/08 6:20pm 11/06/08 6:20pm

It's That Time Of Year Again - Nintendo Expecting Wii Shortages

You can tell it is nearly Christmas - perfume adverts are on TV, frost is biting your nose in the morning and Nintendo have announced that they might be short of Wiis again. Or are they? "We're producing an unprecedented level of hardware to try to meet demand,” said Nintendo's Reggie Fils-Aime, “We're flowing… » 10/27/08 5:20pm 10/27/08 5:20pm