Entries in 'fox' (22)

"Aggressive" EA licensing leads to PES 2014 cuts; Rain also missing

"Aggressive" EA licensing leads to PES 2014 cuts; Rain also missing

Konami has confirmed a couple of features that won’t make it into the extremely promising looking PES 2014.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 29th 2013 at 1:29PM in News
New Fox sitcom about game devs slammed for casual sexism and racism

New Fox sitcom about game devs slammed for casual sexism and racism

A new Fox sitcom called Dads is due to air for the first time next month but is already being criticised by critics.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 3:13PM in News
Steve Jobs ordered Apple to pull Fox Network ads

Steve Jobs ordered Apple to pull Fox Network ads

The late Apple boss Steve Jobs pulled the plug on his firm advertising its products Rupert Murdoch’s TV network Fox.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 8th 2013 at 1:36PM in News
Will HMV still exist in 2021? "I wouldn't bet on it," boss Fox admits

Will HMV still exist in 2021? "I wouldn't bet on it," boss Fox admits

What an age we live in when retailer bosses admit that their chains are on the road to extinction.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 10th 2012 at 10:13AM in News

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Konami using Fox Engine in next-gen PES

Konami using Fox Engine in next-gen PES

Hideo Kojima’s Fox Engine will power the future of the Pro Evolution Soccer series on next-gen consoles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 30th 2012 at 3:37PM in News
INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

INTERVIEW: Do video games have a future at HMV?

Yes, says CEO Simon Fox, but there will be sacrifices. Christopher Dring visits HMV’s offices to find out how its attitude towards gaming has changed.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 15th 2012 at 5:59PM in News
ANALYSIS: Retail veterans under pressure

ANALYSIS: Retail veterans under pressure

We’ve been down this road before. Another bleak set of retailer financials, another article in MCV wondering what can be done about it.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 12:28PM in News
HMV: ‘This is our turning point’

HMV: ‘This is our turning point’

HMV is back from the brink after months of turmoil, CEO Simon Fox has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 27th 2011 at 9:00AM in News

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It's Angry Birds Rio, not Rio: Angry Birds

It's Angry Birds Rio, not Rio: Angry Birds

Last week saw the release of the third Angry Birds game, Rio. The game is themed around a new Fox family CG film about kidnapped birds made by the Ice ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Bulletstorm targeting 1m sales

Bulletstorm targeting 1m sales

The co-developer of EA's console and PC shooter Bulletstorm has said it is hopeful that the game will beat the 1m unit sales mark.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2011 at 9:50AM in News
Psychologist blames gaming for 'rape'

Psychologist blames gaming for 'rape'

MCV's more than happy to poke fun at some of the silly reporting about video games in the mainstream press, but there are times when ignorance of the sector ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2011 at 8:11AM in News
OPINION: The big media

OPINION: The big media

UK games retail’s boom week of £113m wasn’t just serendipitously timed to blow rival entertainment launches out of the water.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2010 at 8:27AM in News

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HMV: Pre-owned supports new releases

HMV: Pre-owned supports new releases

One of the UK’s leading retail execs has claimed that the vast pre-owned video games market is vital to the sale of new release titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2010 at 1:48PM in News
Justin Keeling joins UTV Ignition

Justin Keeling joins UTV Ignition

Justin Keeling has joined UTV Ignition as its head of global strategy and product.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2010 at 6:51PM in News
Price to leave Future for Fox

Price to leave Future for Fox

UPDATE: Statement from Future added below at 12.33, May 12th

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 12th 2010 at 1:09PM in News
Record Xmas for HMV

Record Xmas for HMV

HMV group has reported a 14.6 per cent year-on-year increase in its UK and Ireland stores for the five weeks ending January 2nd 2010. For the ten weeks ending on ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 10:49AM in News

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HMV to launch digital games service?

HMV to launch digital games service?

HMV hopes to use its stake in digital delivery service 7Digital to take on the likes of Steam and Metaboli.
The retailer acquired a 50 per cent stake in 7Digital ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2009 at 10:19AM in News
Games industry rounds on file sharers

Games industry rounds on file sharers

HMV’s CEO Simon Fox has backed calls for Internet Service Providers to do more to prevent illegal downloading of copyright material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 7th 2009 at 3:42PM in News
Fox rules himself out of ITV race

Fox rules himself out of ITV race

There’s been some good news this morning for national entertainment retailer HMV with news that its chief executive Simon Fox has seemingly ruled himself out of the running for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 11th 2009 at 11:23AM in News
Aliens vs. Predator detailed

Aliens vs. Predator detailed

Sega has announced gameplay details for its highly anticipated Aliens vs. Predator game, which is scheduled for release in early 2010.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on May 20th 2009 at 6:32PM in News
Games team expanded at 20th Century Fox

Games team expanded at 20th Century Fox

Movie studio Twentieth Century Fox has hired a new VP of new-media licensing to work and manage its game development staff and partners.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 2nd 2008 at 11:56AM in News
Prison Break game confirmed

Prison Break game confirmed

Brash Entertainment will release a video game adaptation of Prison Break on PS3 and Xbox 360 in February next year.

by Tim Ingham
on Aug 18th 2008 at 11:12AM in News