Elgato is launching the Game Capture HD, that allows users to record their PlayStation 3 or Xbox 360 gameplay to a Mac or PC for sharing with friends. Basically, the device sits between the consoles and HDTV to accepts HDMI input from Xbox 360 and A/V input from PlayStation, and pass through gameplay to HDTV via HDMI output. It is at the same time connected to a Mac or PC via USB for recording. The game recorder uses hardware H.264 encoding, allowing HD quality recording in small file size.
The Game Capture HD supports up to 1080i resolution. It comes with software for capturing gameplay and offers Flashback Recording for users to timeshift gameplay. You can share your gameplay to YouTube, Facebook and Twitter easily with just one click. The compact game recorder measures 73 x 24 x 109 mm. It comes with a USB cable, a HDMI cable and a PlayStation cable.