Entries in 'death' (19)

The Death of TV Advertising

The Death of TV Advertising

There was a time when you couldn’t flick on Coronation Street without seeing Ant and Dec prance about on a Wii Fit Balance Board.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 8th 2013 at 11:24AM in News
EA declares the death of stereoscopic 3D games... again

EA declares the death of stereoscopic 3D games... again

Remember that time when they told you that stereoscopic 3D was THE next big thing in gaming? They lied.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 21st 2012 at 3:59PM in News
UK indie's first person survival horror game Routine revealed

UK indie's first person survival horror game Routine revealed

A brand new survival horror game has come to life that looks to challenge the likes of Day Z in the hardcore gaming stakes.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 15th 2012 at 2:32PM in News
Another industry exec predicts the death of the console

Another industry exec predicts the death of the console

Ngmoco’s Ben Cousins has become the latest high-profile games exec to predict the death of the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 27th 2012 at 9:02AM in News

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FEATURE: Rush to cash in store credit could expedite GAME demise

FEATURE: Rush to cash in store credit could expedite GAME demise

GAME’s Spring Clean sale has certainly proved popular with customers. But has it helped or hindered GAME’s current plight?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 14th 2012 at 1:32PM in News
US developer receives death sentence in Iran

US developer receives death sentence in Iran

A dual US-Iranian citizen has been sentenced to death for allegedly producing games encoded with western-leaning sentiments, as part of a wider CIA plan to stimulate a revolution within the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2012 at 8:33AM in News
Did Steve Jobs design the iPhone 5 before he died?

Did Steve Jobs design the iPhone 5 before he died?

Two weeks ago the iPhone 4S was unveiled, which didn't sit well with many who were anticipating the iPhone 5.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2011 at 11:52AM in News
Carmack predicts the death of discs

Carmack predicts the death of discs

Twelve months after Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada predicted the demise of physical media, another games industry stalwart has declared that the days of packaged games are numbered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 12:50PM in News

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Kojima foresees end of consoles

Kojima foresees end of consoles

Legendary games developer and the creator of the Metal Gear Solid series Hideo Kojima has said that in time the games industry will move away from consoles and turn instead ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 7th 2010 at 4:34PM in News
"Sometimes I sounded like a dick"

"Sometimes I sounded like a dick"

In a high-profile confessional at the DICE summit earlier this week, Activision Blizzard boss Bobby Kotick took the chance to clarify his infamous boast that he wanted to “take the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 19th 2010 at 5:04PM in News
AUS: More death threats for Atkinson

AUS: More death threats for Atkinson

Outspoken anti-games critic Michael Atkinson has said that he fears for the safety of his family thanks to ongoing threats from gamers due to his strict opposition of legislation that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2010 at 10:18AM in News
Death threats in Aussie R18+ debate

Death threats in Aussie R18+ debate

With the Australian government having finally opened up the debate on violent games, and in turn paved the way for a possible R18+ rating to be introduced, South Australian attorney ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 20th 2010 at 4:11PM in News

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Watchdog accused of exaggeration

Watchdog accused of exaggeration

Following BBC show Watchdog’s somewhat farcical attack on PS3 last week, one of the consumers that starred in the segment has come out and claimed that he was encouraged to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2009 at 11:35AM in News
BBC defends Watchdog report

BBC defends Watchdog report

Following last night’s focus on alleged manufacturing problems with Sony’s PS3 on BBC consumer rights show Watchdog, the broadcaster has fought back in its war of words with platform holder ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 2:38PM in News
Watchdog PS3 segment falls flat

Watchdog PS3 segment falls flat

A feature on the Sony PlayStation 3 on BBC’s consumer rights show Watchdog last night has left the UK games industry unimpressed thanks to a string of inaccuracies and questionable ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 18th 2009 at 10:42AM in News
Sony slams Watchdog PS3 claims

Sony slams Watchdog PS3 claims

PS3 platform holder Sony has spoken out against tonight’s episode of BBC consumer rights show Watchdog, which will feature a segment presented by Iain Lee investigating claims that Sony is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2009 at 6:30PM in News

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Microsoft extends three year 360 warranty conditions

Microsoft extends three year 360 warranty conditions

Xbox 360 platform holder Microsoft has altered the terms of conditions of its three year Xbox 360 warranty scheme to include problems related to the common E74 error.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2009 at 2:32PM in News
Is this the real reason why gamers "risk death"?

Is this the real reason why gamers "risk death"?

It’s been on the lips of every publisher boss this week: “How could that Change4Life ad have been avoided?”

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2009 at 9:49AM in News
Microsoft promises fewer RROD problems in future

Microsoft promises fewer RROD problems in future

Despite its many achievements in this console generation, the Xbox 360 is still struggling to shake its reputation for poor hardware reliability – but Microsoft has insisted that its new ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2009 at 5:26PM in News