Panasonic Ditches Jungle Gaming Device

According to a statement released today, "Panasonic decided to suspend further development due to changes in the market and in our own strategic direction." Did they get scared off by the 3DS? NGP? Rise of the Angry Birds? Either way, the Jungle is no more. [Reuters via Kotaku] » 3/01/11 6:20am 3/01/11 6:20am

Panasonic's Jungle Has Entered its Public Testing Period

Hey, remember Panasonic's portable online gaming console, the Jungle? It's inching closer to retail, after an email was sent out today to US customers who'd registered interest, offering them a test-run. "We're doing something very different," Panasonic wrote. [Bloomberg] » 11/30/10 4:00am 11/30/10 4:00am

Exclusive: First Photo of Jungle, Panasonic's Portable Online Gaming…

This is Jungle. It's the first portable gaming console designed exclusively for online gaming and MMORPGs. And it's from the company who gave us the 3DO nearly 20 years ago. » 10/04/10 8:00pm 10/04/10 8:00pm

Google's Facebook Rival Won't Be a Rip Off...Says Google

Codenamed "Google Me," Google's rumored Facebook-like site wasn't exactly confirmed by their CEO Eric Schmidt, when talking to the WSJ, but he did have something to say about cloned sites, and how no-one needs 'em. » 7/28/10 4:20am 7/28/10 4:20am

Sales Through Xbox Live "Probably" Topped $1 Billion Last Year

Microsoft's long-term plan to make money from our bored purchases of pretend baseball caps for avatars is paying off, with the company reported to have smashed the $1bn barrier in Xbox Live sales in the last 12 months. » 7/07/10 6:30am 7/07/10 6:30am

Original Xbox Live Dead From Today

Don't tell me you're still using that clunky old Xbox? And actually using Live on it? From today, old-console-clingers will be cut off their online supply by Microsoft. » 4/14/10 7:26am 4/14/10 7:26am

Beijing WoW-Themed Restaurant Replenishes Your Health in Real Life

A Beijing man has opened a restaurant themed after his favorite MMORPG: World of Warcraft. After chomping down food, inspired by dishes from Azeroth, customers can log on at various terminals to play WoW. » 12/12/08 2:00am 12/12/08 2:00am