Online console gaming is the status quo, but nothing will ever usurp the joys of throwing your controller in disgust, cursing, and punching your friends in the arm during couch multiplayer. Sony has a magical, magical reinvention of offline competition.
Don't get upset with your current HD TV. The enormous resolution trial broadcasts of London 2012 are designed for public places, with the BBC and Japanese network NHK giving crowds a taste of the HD of the future.
Missed that important, amazing programme on Channel 5 you've been looking forward to? No, probably not. But if it ever does show anything decent, and you miss it, Channel 5+1 will launch this December, on Freeview, Freesat and Sky. [Guardian]
Android users -- Sky does love you. It's just way-late to the mean-green-machine party. Sky Go is reportedly launching 'in the coming months', after being a big hit on iOS and the desktop, with 1.6 million Brits taking advantage of the streaming service. [TechRadar]
There will be another Star Wars themed advert beaming out of your TV every few minutes soon, thanks to Dixons doing a deal with Mr Vader to promote the benefits of giving Currys and PC World your money.
The government is looking to integrate the BBC iPlayer and its kin into the TV Licence, in plans that will mean anyone watching any of the terrestrial catch-up services will require a licence, regardless of TV ownership.
US monitoring body the American Academy of Pediatrics has updated its research on the effects of TV-watching on toddlers, concluding that there are "potentially negative effects and no known positive effects" from plonking baby down in front of the box.
The knowingly sexist Duke Nukem has got himself in trouble with the UK Advertising Standards Authority, which has barred publisher 2K Games from showing its lapdancing-themed Duke advert before 11.00pm.
Sesame Street was instrumental in teaching generations of screen-bound children how to count and learn the alphabet. So it's only natural that kids would want to get inside that world, right? Microsoft's done it, and it's gonna make kids scream.