Entries in 'Media' (66)

Sci-fi worries threaten Future's Imagine acquisition

Sci-fi worries threaten Future's Imagine acquisition

The proposed acquisition of Imagine at the hands of Future has hit a stumbling block.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 7th 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss says some reviewers give low scores for clicks

Xbox boss Phil Spencer has said that he believes in some instances consumer sites give games low review scores to try and generate traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2016 at 3:07PM in News
No Man's Sky subreddit suddenly closed

No Man's Sky subreddit suddenly closed

An angry mod has taken it upon themselves to completely close the No Man’s Sky page on Reddit.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 5th 2016 at 10:48AM in News
Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Ubisoft Publishing is the company's new book venture

Having previously hooked up with others for its print ambitions, Ubisoft has announced its own book publishing operations.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2016 at 2:30PM in News

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Salt and Sanctuary dev: I hate seeing the industry becoming such a toxic place

Salt and Sanctuary dev: I hate seeing the industry becoming such a toxic place

Ska Studios has in a defence of the delayed arrival of its game Salt and Sanctuary on PlayStation Vita lamented what it sees as the largely modern toxic games fanbase.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2016 at 1:22PM in News
Total War TV show Time Commanders is returning

Total War TV show Time Commanders is returning

Remember that game show where folk would wage war using a version of the Total War engine? It’s coming back.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 26th 2016 at 12:02PM in News
PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

PewDiePie asserts FTC Shadow of Mordor innocence, says press is 'literally insignificant'

YouTube sensation PewDiePie has defended his association with Warner Bros’ Shadow of Mordor promotion, and attacked the press for embroiling him in the controversy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 14th 2016 at 11:56AM in News
Future acquires Imagine Publishing

Future acquires Imagine Publishing

The UK’s two largest video game magazine rivals are now one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 23rd 2016 at 9:00AM in News

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Destructoid disbands UK team

Destructoid disbands UK team

Consumer games site Destructoid has let its three UK writers go.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 12:48PM in News
Challenge scraps UK games TV show Videogame Nation

Challenge scraps UK games TV show Videogame Nation

The UK’s only regular TV video games show, Videogame Nation, has been cancelled after its fourth series.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2016 at 11:49AM in News
No Man's Sky delay confirmed, leading to death threats for developer

No Man's Sky delay confirmed, leading to death threats for developer

The MD of UK developer Hello Games has revealed that he has received death threats following the confirmation that No Man’s Sky has been delayed until August.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 31st 2016 at 10:05AM in News

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Paradox sticks up for IGN's Stellaris review and critical freedom

Paradox sticks up for IGN's Stellaris review and critical freedom

Publisher Paradox Interactive has urged fans to stop lambasting IGN for what some feel is an unfair review of Stellaris.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2016 at 11:42AM in News
There's a Candy Crush Saga magazine

There's a Candy Crush Saga magazine

Puzzler Media is to publish a monthly Candy Crush magazine.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 10th 2016 at 2:12PM in News
Arendt and Elliott promoted at GamesRadar

Arendt and Elliott promoted at GamesRadar

Future has announced a pair of senior promotions within the GamesRadar global editorial team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2016 at 11:24AM in News

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Government continues online abuse crackdown

Government continues online abuse crackdown

The Crown Prosecution Service has published a new set of guidelines designed to broaden the scope with which online bullies can be prosecuted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 1:33PM in News
Culture Secretary John Whittingdale slams adblocking 'protection racket'

Culture Secretary John Whittingdale slams adblocking 'protection racket'

The government has said it would consider taking action against the providers of adblockers in an attempt to protect the press.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 3rd 2016 at 11:47AM in News
Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Angry Birds owner Rovio has separated its book and comic publishing operations into a new affiliate company called Kaiken Publishing.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Feb 9th 2016 at 2:23PM in News
GameTrailers closing after 13 years

GameTrailers closing after 13 years

The original home of online games videos is closing down today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
Sony drops pricing info from its PlayStation Blog updates

Sony drops pricing info from its PlayStation Blog updates

Readers of the PlayStation Blog are used to posts highlighting new deals and quoting prices in pounds and euros. That, however, is now a thing of the past.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 2:59PM in News
Zoe Quinn movie rights acquired by Ghostbusters reboot producer

Zoe Quinn movie rights acquired by Ghostbusters reboot producer

Depression Quest developer Zoe Quinn has sold the movie rights to her upcoming memoir Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:52AM in News
League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

Riot’s League of Legends World Championship draws to a close tomorrow and already it has drawn some huge viewer numbers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Daily Mail keen to portray TalkTalk hacker as 'violent games addict'

Daily Mail keen to portray TalkTalk hacker as 'violent games addict'

There are many things to note about the 15-year-old who was yesterday arrested and subsequently bailed for the TalkTalk security breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2015 at 2:57PM in News
Call of Duty dev apologises for fake Twitter terrorist attack campaign

Call of Duty dev apologises for fake Twitter terrorist attack campaign

A Treyarch developer has apologised for the mock-terrorist campaign that was conducted on the Call of Duty Twitter feed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2015 at 2:50PM in News