Video Gaming System News (15 Posts)


Microsoft Releases Xbox One S with UHD Blu-ray Support

Microsoft Releases Xbox One S with UHD Blu-ray Support

A new Ultra HD Blu-ray player has arrived on the market, in the form of Microsoft's Xbox One S gaming console. The new Xbox One S, which is 40 percent smaller than the original Xbox One, supports High Dynamic Range... Continue Reading

Video Gaming System News

One of the most powerful new home theater source components on the market today is the video game console. Sony's Playstation 3 literally helped launch the Blu-ray format with its cross-generational appeal. The Nintendo Wii also has captured the mind and spirit of many in-home gamers. Read up on the latest news about streaming video games, video game consoles as home theater source components and more right here on HomeTheaterReview.com.

For stories about video game systems and how they affect the home theater world, be sure to look over the news presented in this section.

Video Gaming System News Archives

Aug 31, 2015

Will the Xbox One Ever Become the Complete Home Entertainment Hub It Aspires to Be?

Once upon a time, there was a videogame console that was positioned by its creator as a "complete all-in-one games... Continue Reading
Will the Xbox One Ever Become the Complete Home Entertainment Hub It Aspires to Be?

Jul 21, 2014

Amazon Fire TV Debuts Gaming

With the glut of home TV alternatives that are out there, Amazon's new Fire TV has one trick up its... Continue Reading
Amazon Fire TV Debuts Gaming

Apr 03, 2014

PS4 Reveals VR Headset

Sony hasn't let it dominance of the Xbox One slow it down one bit. They have just revealed a Kinect-killer... Continue Reading
PS4 Reveals VR Headset

Mar 12, 2014

PS4 Sells Six Million

The Blu-ray equipped PS4 has sold 6 million units since launching last fall. Not only is it a runaway success... Continue Reading
PS4 Sells Six Million

Dec 19, 2013

Xbox One Sells Two Million Units

The holiday shopping season has been good to Microsoft whose next-generation video game console has sold over two million units.... Continue Reading
Xbox One Sells Two Million Units

Mar 18, 2012

BenQ's Specialized Gaming Monitor Debuts with StarCraft II

BenQ has decided to bring the company's video technology to the gaming world with the RL2450HT LED monitor, which will make its debut in the middle of a StarCraft II tournament. Continue Reading
BenQ's Specialized Gaming Monitor Debuts with StarCraft II

Mar 25, 2011

Klipsch Provides Speakers for 3D Gaming Laptop by Alienware

Loudspeaker maker to the stars, Klipsch, just released the news that they are now in a partnership with high end PC company, Alienware, to provide speakers for the first 3D capable laptop. Alienware is a favorite platform for hardcore games. Continue Reading
Klipsch Provides Speakers for 3D Gaming Laptop by Alienware

Dec 08, 2010

Nintendo Returns to CES

Video game company, Nintendo, is headed back to the Consumer Electronics Show for 2011 for the first time in 16 years. The company recently made news with its 3D hand-held game console. Nintendo's Wii, an SD game console, is very popular with the CE market. Continue Reading
Nintendo Returns to CES

Nov 06, 2010

PlayStation Rewards Created by Sony

PlayStation users are about to get more out of their gaming devices thanks to Sony, according to a report by USA Today. As a thank you for customer loyalty, Sony is implementing the PlayStation Rewards program, which is tied to customer PlayStation use. Continue Reading
PlayStation Rewards Created by Sony

Jul 05, 2010

Video Games Could Be 3D's Killer Application

Designers of video games are forever striving to make their creations more immersive. It would seem that the 3D format is ideally suited to serve this desire, as it would allow players much greater depth and breadth as they go from level to level. Continue Reading
Video Games Could Be 3D's Killer Application

Mar 24, 2010

Nintendo Announces 3D Gaming System That Doesn't Need Glasses

Videogame system designers are jumping on the auto-stereoscopic (i.e., glasses-free) 3D bandwagon. Nintendo is leading the way, announcing its status as the first videogame company to be bringing out a system, the Nintendo 3DS, which can handle both 2D and 3D games. Continue Reading
Nintendo Announces 3D Gaming System That Doesn't Need Glasses

Mar 07, 2010

Polk Launches HitMaster Speaker System For Music Gamers

The 2010 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) hosted the unveiling of Polk Audio's new HitMaster7 speaker system, which is designed to bring out the very best in electronic music-based videogames, including Rock Band and Guitar Hero. Continue Reading
Polk Launches HitMaster Speaker System For Music Gamers

Nov 16, 2009

HD Video Games Are The Gateway Drug For Generation Y To High End Home Theater and Surround Sound

Video games are as additive to kids as a nice glowing rock of crack. With HD video and surround sound - many including Dr. Ken Taraszka, argue that the way to get Generation Y into audiophile topics is to speak their language... Continue Reading
HD Video Games Are The Gateway Drug For Generation Y To High End Home Theater and Surround Sound

Jun 02, 2009

Microsoft's Xbox 360 To Offer 1080p Movie Downloads This Fall

Without question the most successful new product for Microsoft in 10 years has been Xbox 360 which competes favorably with Sony's Playstation 3. Now it downloads movies right onto the game console in 1080p resolution. Continue Reading
Microsoft's Xbox 360 To Offer 1080p Movie Downloads This Fall