Entries in 'gaming' (215)

HMV ramps up games marketing "to attract former GAME customers"

HMV ramps up games marketing "to attract former GAME customers"

A video games themed in-store marketing campaign will kick off at entertainment retailer HMV later this month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2012 at 12:49PM in News
Entertainment overtakes gaming in Xbox 360 usage

Entertainment overtakes gaming in Xbox 360 usage

US Xbox 360 owners are now spending more time using Xbox 360’s multimedia functions than they are gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2012 at 9:18AM in News
The Sun: Terrorists using COD to "plot attacks"

The Sun: Terrorists using COD to "plot attacks"

Pay attention Daily Mail – this is how you troll the games industry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 20th 2012 at 8:45AM in News
Facebook gaming on the decline

Facebook gaming on the decline

Just one year ago it seemed that Facebook WAS gaming, but 12 months down the line and it looks as if playing games on the world’s leading social network is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 27th 2012 at 3:31PM in News

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Top five kids gaming sites' share of TV ad market

Top five kids gaming sites' share of TV ad market

Children's social gaming sites such as Moshi Monsters accounted for almost ten per cent of all video game TV advertising last month.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 10th 2012 at 6:18PM in News
UK gaming café plans nationwide expansion

UK gaming café plans nationwide expansion

Cornwall-based video games café Loading wants to open new bars in London.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 8th 2012 at 5:30PM in News
Games becomes second-fastest growing TV ad sector

Games becomes second-fastest growing TV ad sector

Video games has become the second fastest growing TV advertising market in the UK, behind office equipment.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 3rd 2012 at 2:12PM in News
Alienware reveals dedicated gaming PC

Alienware reveals dedicated gaming PC

There’s a new console hoping to muscle its way under your TV – Alienware’s X51 gaming PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 18th 2012 at 8:35AM in News

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Internet gaming addiction "changes the brain"

Internet gaming addiction "changes the brain"

Today’s copy of UK newspaper The Independent carries word of new research that suggests an addiction to the internet and online gaming could actually alter the brain.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2012 at 8:40AM in News
Razer's Project Fiona brings traditional gaming to tablets

Razer's Project Fiona brings traditional gaming to tablets

A brand new gaming tablet revealed this week at E3 looks to marry the ideal of traditional hardcore gaming and the convenience of a tablet PC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 11th 2012 at 9:22AM in News
Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Cloud gaming company Gaikai is now providing its demo service to Ubisoft and Best Buy following deals with YouTube, EA and more.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Diablo III accessories go on sale

Diablo III accessories go on sale

A branded mouse, headset and mats have hit shelves well ahead of the release of Blizzard’s PC RPG Diablo III.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 2nd 2012 at 11:00AM in News

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Games TV ad lengths: 2010 vs 2011

Games TV ad lengths: 2010 vs 2011

Generation Media takes a look at why more games TV advertisements are longer than ever, with a year-on-year comparison.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 16th 2011 at 12:30PM in News
OnLive says Xbox/PlayStation tie-in "would be great"

OnLive says Xbox/PlayStation tie-in "would be great"

OnLive appears eager to end its direct competition with the established home consoles, with one of the company’s executives openly encouraging Sony and Microsoft to incorporate the cloud game tech.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2011 at 3:45PM in News
Which game won the battle of the TV ads?

Which game won the battle of the TV ads?

We reveal what TV viewers liked most about some of this season’s biggest games advertisements, including those for Skyrim, FIFA 12 and Modern Warfare 3.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 2nd 2011 at 11:34AM in News
New cloud gaming firm materialises

New cloud gaming firm materialises

Watch out OnLive and Gaikai – a new rival says it can be the dominant force in cloud gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2011 at 2:55PM in News

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Cloud tech hinted for next Xbox

Cloud tech hinted for next Xbox

Cloud technologies could have an important role to play in the future of Xbox, an executive at Microsoft has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 14th 2011 at 12:35PM in News
Facebook gaming on the decline?

Facebook gaming on the decline?

The biggest 20 games operators on Facebook are combating a steady drop in daily user retention, an analyst group has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2011 at 3:50PM in News
id: PC is not a leading games format

id: PC is not a leading games format

John Carmack, the boss of acclaimed developer id and the leading force behind recent release Rage, has spoken frankly about the commercial viability of the modern PC games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 10th 2011 at 1:32PM in News
Retailers cash in on £120m audio craze

Retailers cash in on £120m audio craze

The High Street could make in excess of £120m this year from the booming online game headset market.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 7th 2011 at 8:15AM in News
Microsoft 'planning OnLive rival'

Microsoft 'planning OnLive rival'

A report has claimed that Microsoft is preparing a universal, cross-platform Xbox gaming platform similar in design to OnLive for launch in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 2:26PM in News
Steve Jobs - the man who changed handheld gaming

Steve Jobs - the man who changed handheld gaming

There are several moments that can rightly be called ‘pivotal’ throughout the history of gaming. The Magnavox Odyssey. Space Invaders. The NES. Game Boy. Sony’s PlayStation. Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 10:14AM in News
Virgin Gaming: Call of Duty Elite 'not a threat'

Virgin Gaming: Call of Duty Elite 'not a threat'

The Battlefield 3 Worldwide Conquest Tournament helps EA compete with Call of Duty Elite, Activision’s social service which also includes a competitive gaming element with prizes up for grabs, according ...

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Oct 3rd 2011 at 3:32PM in News
Social gaming rise linked to console decline

Social gaming rise linked to console decline

Social gaming is directly contributing to the global decline in console software sales, new data suggests, with masses of people playing and spending less on core systems in favour of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 2:06PM in News
OpenFeint co-founder steps down

OpenFeint co-founder steps down

The mobile gaming network’s CEO and co-founder Jason Citron has resigned after the company was sold to Gree earlier this year.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 15th 2011 at 10:02AM in News