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Display Lag database rates 170 HDTVs based on input lag

Input Lag is a condition that affects millions* of people – and now there's something we can all do about it. Competitive Street Fighter 4 player Adeel Soomro has compiled a database of 170 HDTVs and monitors that he put through the ringer with Leo Bodnar's Lag Tester, on a site called...

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Surprise: XBLA Minecraft's split-screen multiplayer requires HDTV

Split-screen multiplayer in the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft requires an HDTV connection, but the game's description on the Xbox Live Marketplace website fails to note this necessity. Minecraft's description on XBLA does list "HDTV 720p" under the "Local Capabilities" details, but that generally...

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New Bravia TV includes PS2 hardware

Many of us can't play PS2 games on our PS3s right now, but Sony has come up with a clever, and distinctly Sony-like, workaround for that problem: sticking a PS2 into a Bravia HDTV. And only ten years after the system's contemporary, the Dreamcast, was packed into a Fuji TV. The budget-focused...

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There's an official Super Street Fighter IV HDTV now

If you were looking for a way to make a $150 arcade stick for Super Street Fighter IV seem like a reasonable and sensible expense, here it is: the Super Street Fighter IV HDTV. Roundtable Concepts is introducing a line of LED televisions featuring Super Street Fighter IV logos and imagery on the...

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Microsoft: Dropping HDMI cable gives Xbox 360 consumers 'flexibility'

Microsoft's VP of Interactive Entertainment Business in Europe, Chris Lewis, tells GI.biz that the removal of the HDMI cable from the Elite packaging was to enable more "flexibility to consumers who can then decide which type of cable they want for their specific gaming and TV screen set-up."...

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Pachter: Nintendo is benefiting from global recession side effects

Normally when Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter whips out his crystal ball and starts getting the vapors, he doesn't have time to turn on his minirecorder and take down the futurespeak channeled through his body. Luckily for us (and you!), he not only recorded it this time, but also wrote it...

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How to fight HDTV image lag

HDTV processing lag isn't really the sexiest gaming thing to talk about, but fans of Rock Band and Guitar Hero may have felt and dealt with its cold, uncaring cruelty. Hypercombofinish has a really great, basic piece on the issue and provides some tips on how to avoid the lag. Engineers can keep...

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Qtv launching IPTV service on ... PlayStation 2

Qtv unveiled plans to push its "all-in-one" streaming media player to home consoles at the National Association of Broadcasters trade show (NAB 2009), held yesterday in Las Vegas. While other streaming services exist in the current console market, Qtv will begin testing the service in the U.S....

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Best Buy: Xbox 360 Pro and 42" HDTV for $899

If you're in the market for a new Xbox 360 Pro and a new HDTV -- and if you don't have to have 1080p compatibility -- Best Buy is currently running a pretty sweet promotion. Right now the store is offering both a 720p Samsung 42" plasma HDTV and an Xbox 360 for $899.98. If you'd prefer an LCD...

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Don't panic: NXE will stream Netflix HD via component cables

For those of us with HD displays, the revelation that the Netflix component of Xbox 360's New Xbox Experience would stream HD video via the intertubes was just spiffy. Then came various reports that said feature would only be available in situations where the 360 was connected to an HDCP-compliant...

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