Entries in 'active' (17)

App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

App Store vitals: 40bn downloads, 500m active accounts

Apple's App Store has hit 40 billion downloads, less than a year after reaching 25bn downloads back in March. The announcement follows Flurry's study that showed 1.76bn Android and iOS ...

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Jan 7th 2013 at 3:24PM in News
Study shows 'no public health benefit' from active video games

Study shows 'no public health benefit' from active video games

Researchers at the Baylor College of Medicine have released a report on the impact of active video games on healthy children's physical activity.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 28th 2012 at 3:02AM in News
Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Mafia Wars 2 sheds 900k users in under a month

Casual games title Mafia Wars 2 has suffered an exodus of players in November.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 1:45PM in News
Facebook has 200m active gamers

Facebook has 200m active gamers

Internet powerhouse and social networking leader Facebook has outlined a range of initiatives that it hopes will arrest the slowdown of gaming growth on the website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2010 at 2:48PM in News

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EA sued over Sports Active 2.0

EA sued over Sports Active 2.0

Electronic Arts is facing a lawsuit after fitness firm Active Network has claimed EA Sports Active 2.0 will infringe on its trademark rights.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 7th 2010 at 6:18PM in News
Sony 3D glasses to cost £90

Sony 3D glasses to cost £90

Electronics giant Sony is expected to release its first commercially available 3DTVs in the UK market this June – but as is the case with all early adopters, those wishing ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 11th 2010 at 3:42PM in News
No Xbox 360 for EA Sports Active 2

No Xbox 360 for EA Sports Active 2

Just hours after revealing that a motion controlled version of Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11 will be heading to PS3 but not Xbox 360, EA has now announced that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2010 at 11:08AM in News
EA Sports Active makes $125m

EA Sports Active makes $125m

Electronic Arts' Wii fitness title EA Sports Active earned the company $125m in its most recent financial year, leading the publisher to heap praise on Nintendo’s challenging format.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 4th 2010 at 11:53AM in News

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EA dates Crysis 2 and key titles

EA dates Crysis 2 and key titles

Crysis 2 will be released some time between October and December this year, EA has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2010 at 11:18AM in News
EA Sport Active shop “a living billboard”

EA Sport Active shop “a living billboard”

Having opened its first ever EA Sports Active-dedicated retail outlet earlier this month, EA has told MCV that it sees the stores as the best possible way of promoting ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2009 at 11:32AM in News
EA Sports Active: More Workouts detailed

EA Sports Active: More Workouts detailed

Publisher EA has for the first time demonstrated and named EA Sports Active: More Workouts at its currently ongoing press conference at Cologne’s Gamescom 2009.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2009 at 4:59PM in News
NPD: Wii Sports Resort dominates

NPD: Wii Sports Resort dominates

Despite the 26 per cent year-on-year drop suffered by video games software sales at North American retail in July, Nintendo’s dominance continues with the platform holder (and Nintendo exclusive titles) ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 14th 2009 at 11:30AM in News

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Xbox 360 boasts most active users

Xbox 360 boasts most active users

New numbers from analyst firm Nielsen Games suggest that the Xbox 360 currently boasts the most active user base of any home console, with 11.5 per cent of those owning ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 12th 2009 at 5:30PM in News
EA Sports Active sees Wii shine

EA Sports Active sees Wii shine

Proving that third parties can still succeed on Nintendo platforms, EA has revealed that its EA Sports Active has to date sold 1.8m copies worldwide.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2009 at 11:33AM in News
Carol Vorderman makes handheld return on DS

Carol Vorderman makes handheld return on DS

Nintendo has announced a brand new fitness title in its growing healthy-gaming roster – Active Health with Carol Vorderman.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 20th 2009 at 12:34PM in News
ELSPA ‘delighted’ by new Govt ad

ELSPA ‘delighted’ by new Govt ad

ELSPA has expressed its joy over the Government’s new Change4Life TV ad, which praises the role of active games as part of a healthy lifestyle.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 1st 2009 at 11:32AM in News

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EA next to enter Wii fitness market

EA next to enter Wii fitness market

Just one day after Koch-owned publisher Deep Silver announced it’s own competitor in a marketplace already catered to by the likes of Nintendo’s Wii Fit and Atari’s Family Trainer, EA ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2008 at 10:35AM in News