Entries in 'gaming' (215)

HTC invests in OnLive

HTC invests in OnLive

Smartphone manufacturer HTC has made two strategic investments that could pave the way for mobile-based cloud gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 8th 2011 at 2:36PM in News
FIFA the killer app for Virgin’s Euro push

FIFA the killer app for Virgin’s Euro push

Virgin Gaming is braced for the big time in Europe after signing a deal with EA Sports.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2011 at 10:30AM in News
Microsoft: WP7 is handheld Xbox

Microsoft: WP7 is handheld Xbox

3DS is on the way and Sony’s handheld masterminds are working on multiple devices, but don’t expect Microsoft to announce a portable Xbox any time soon.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 12th 2011 at 10:28AM in News
OnLive claims 'cloud gaming' patent

OnLive claims 'cloud gaming' patent

OnLive has been granted the ‘cloud gaming’ patent its CEO had filed eight years ago.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 14th 2010 at 4:06PM in News

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PC ‘a generation ahead’ of PS3/360

PC ‘a generation ahead’ of PS3/360

PC gaming is technically so far advanced compared to consoles that it is effectively ‘a generation ahead’, according to the boss of Crysis and Crysis 2 developer Crytek.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 8:09AM in News
OnLive micro console dated, priced

OnLive micro console dated, priced

Cloud computing service OnLive will today finally begin taking orders for its TV-compatible micro console, with the first batches of the machine due to be shipped out on December 2nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2010 at 10:10AM in News
Glasses no barrier for 3D gaming

Glasses no barrier for 3D gaming

A new report has emerged which challenges the belief that the need to wear glasses to watch 3D content is a barrier to entry, particularly in the games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2010 at 11:14AM in News
DeNA buys ngmoco for $400m

DeNA buys ngmoco for $400m

Japanese social games firm DeNA is to acquire ngmoco for $400 million, the company has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 12th 2010 at 10:33AM in News

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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
Miniclip opens mobile gaming division

Miniclip opens mobile gaming division

Miniclip has opened a new business unit focused on mobile, initially with iOS and Android, with more smartphone platforms to follow.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 31st 2010 at 4:13PM in News
Social games market to hit $1.5bn in 2014

Social games market to hit $1.5bn in 2014

The total value of the social network games market will reach $1.5bn by 2014, according to a new report from Screen Digest.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2010 at 1:20PM in News
Gaming charity appoints new VPs

Gaming charity appoints new VPs

SpecialEffect, the charity dedicated to helping young people with disabilities play video games, has recruited journalist Johnny Minkley and PR Kirsty Payne as its new vice presidents.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 14th 2010 at 9:00AM in News

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Green Man Gaming finally goes live

Green Man Gaming finally goes live

Gamers can now for the first time trade in their digitally downloaded titles with the official, albeit slightly delayed, launch of Green Man Gaming’s ecommerce portal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 10th 2010 at 12:15PM in News
Landau: 3D glasses are an opportunity

Landau: 3D glasses are an opportunity

With both the consumer technology and games industries preparing to pour their hearts and souls into the 3D TV push later this year, a leading Hollywood producer has once again ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 28th 2010 at 1:46PM in News
Polaroid enters games sector

Polaroid enters games sector

The popular Polaroid brand has returned to the UK with a range of new video game accessories.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2010 at 2:26PM in News
THQ promises new approach to casual

THQ promises new approach to casual

Along side its plans to progress key IP such as WWE, UFC, Red Faction and Saints Row, THQ has stated that it intends to completely re-work its approach to the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 6:10PM in News

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Can Datel give new life to PSP?

Can Datel give new life to PSP?

Accessories firm Datel has added motion control to the PSP with new peripheral Tilt FX.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 14th 2010 at 12:07PM in News
Korea announces MMO curfew

Korea announces MMO curfew

The South Korean authorities have announced a new ‘gaming curfew’ to try and counter what is seen as the growing problem of MMO addiction in the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 4:29PM in News
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
No 3D or motion could hurt OnLive

No 3D or motion could hurt OnLive

Though many think that cloud gaming could be the dominant force in the next generation of gaming, one analyst has predicted that the failure of services such as OnLive to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2010 at 6:30PM in News
GameCrush dating site blown out

GameCrush dating site blown out

A new site that offers gamers the chance to pay for private video links to gamers of the opposite sex has been forced to temporarily close its beta due to ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 31st 2010 at 3:45PM in News
Green Man Gaming adopts SecuROM

Green Man Gaming adopts SecuROM

Digital distribution upstart Green man Gaming has announced that it has struck a deal with Sony DADC to use controversial DRM SecuROM on its new online sales platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2010 at 4:10PM in News
Butt on Total PC Gaming closure

Butt on Total PC Gaming closure

Imagine Publishing has spoken up about the closure of Total PC Gaming, which it claims was shut down due to a lack of retail backing.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 23rd 2010 at 10:16AM in News
Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Total PC Gaming staff jobs safe

Good news for Total PC Gaming’s staff – the magazine may have closed but ex-team members have kept their jobs.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 1:31PM in News
Total PC Gaming closed down

Total PC Gaming closed down

Specialist gaming mag Total PC Gaming has been closed down by Imagine Publishing, it has been confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 11:49AM in News