Entries in 'Media' (220)

DCMS reveals tax break details

DCMS reveals tax break details

The UK Department for Culture, Media and Sport has revealed to Develop more details on Labour’s plan for game development tax breaks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2010 at 4:04PM in News
MCM Expo ties with MCV

MCM Expo ties with MCV

The London MCM Expo has formed an official media partnership with leading UK trade publication, MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 19th 2010 at 11:32AM in News
IGN cuts staff

IGN cuts staff

Reports are surfacing that IGN has made significant lay-offs to its main U.S. operation.

by Colin Campbell
on Mar 16th 2010 at 11:44PM in News
FMG bringing Casual Mania to DS

FMG bringing Casual Mania to DS

Emerging UK games force Foreign Media Games is to publish Casual Mania – its second release in the region – on DS next month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 5th 2010 at 3:44PM in News

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Disney pledges IP restraint

Disney pledges IP restraint

Media giant and powerhouse IP stable Disney has insisted that it won’t release video games based on its popular movie licenses as a matter of routine – instead, it will ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 5:09PM in News
Media Molecule acquired by Sony

Media Molecule acquired by Sony

Sony Computer Entertainment has acquired LittleBigPlanet developer Media Molecule for an undisclosed sum.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 2nd 2010 at 4:48PM in News
Publishers bullish following ABCs

Publishers bullish following ABCs

The specialist press has been fighting its corner after a mixed bag of ABC results.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 25th 2010 at 5:33PM in News
Heavy Rain banned in UAE

Heavy Rain banned in UAE

PS3 exclusive Heavy Rain has become the latest game to be banned in the United Arab Emirates thanks to its inclusion of adult material.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 3:57PM in News

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3D FPS coming to Facebook

3D FPS coming to Facebook

Casual games are becoming increasingly popular. As a result, many devs hoping to make a standout product have been gradually complicating their titles. And thus we stand here today, faced ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 5th 2010 at 3:26PM in News
Licensing.biz leaps to latest traffic high

Licensing.biz leaps to latest traffic high

Europe's dominant site for licensing across games, toys, sport, fashion and more achieved record readership last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 4:51PM in News
Develop traffic tops 100k again in Jan

Develop traffic tops 100k again in Jan

The only site exclusively targeted at Euro games development has enjoyed its best ever January traffic.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2010 at 11:18AM in News
iPad – the reaction

iPad – the reaction

Now the long wait is at last over, the tech industry has been keen to share their impressions of Apple’s smartphone-netbook stopgap, the iPad – and the reactions paint a ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 11:22AM in News

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Livingstone slams game violence outcries

Livingstone slams game violence outcries

The UK took too long to recognise the cultural and financial merits of video games, Eidos Life President Ian Livingstone has said at the Westminster eForum.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 21st 2010 at 10:44AM in News
EA inviting Euro media pitches

EA inviting Euro media pitches

Rapidly evolving publisher EA is reportedly sending out pitch requests to a number of agencies as it looks to consolidate its estimated £80m European media planning account.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 14th 2010 at 12:30PM in News
Government fast-tracking VRA fix

Government fast-tracking VRA fix

The Department for Culture, Media And Sport has revealed that it is to fast-track a Bill through Parliament that will close the loophole in the Video Recordings Act 1984 that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 15th 2009 at 5:50PM in News
Physical media extinction ‘inevitable’

Physical media extinction ‘inevitable’

A cocktail of strong debate and sparkling wit was the outcome of sister site Develop’s first ever Jury Service feature, which resulted in a near-unanimous verdict that physical content is ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2009 at 12:13PM in News

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LittleBigPlanet takes kids’ BAFTA

LittleBigPlanet takes kids’ BAFTA

Media Molecule has picked up yet another award for its seminal playground platformer LittleBigPlanet, this time receiving a BAFTA Children’s award.

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by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 30th 2009 at 11:05AM in News
LittleBigPlanet sequel looks unlikely

LittleBigPlanet sequel looks unlikely

There were lots of puzzled looks when Capcom recently revealed that it is to release a disc-based successor to Street Fighter IV rather than expand its title via DLC, but ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 6th 2009 at 12:25PM in News
GMAs 2009: The winners in full

GMAs 2009: The winners in full

Hundreds of journalists and PR execs poured into Jongleurs, Camden to see the cream of the UK games media crowned at the Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 1:03PM in News
GMAs 2009: Slingsby is best Regional Journo

GMAs 2009: Slingsby is best Regional Journo

Dan Slingsby was named the best Regional Games Columnist gong at last night's Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:53PM in News
GMAs 2009: The Guardian wins newspaper prize again

GMAs 2009: The Guardian wins newspaper prize again

The Guardian won the Games Media Award for best coverage in a national newspaper for the third year running last night.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:50PM in News
GMAs 2009: OXM's Channel named Rising Star

GMAs 2009: OXM's Channel named Rising Star

Official Xbox Magazine's Mike Channel was named the UK games media's rising star at last night's Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:47PM in News
GMAs 2009: Blyth named best print writer

GMAs 2009: Blyth named best print writer

Jon Blyth was named the best specialist writer in print at last night's Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:45PM in News
GMAs 2009: Shortlist wins Mainstream gong

GMAs 2009: Shortlist wins Mainstream gong

Shortlist can now boast it has the best games coverage in a mainstream magazine in the UK - and it's got a Games Media Award to prove it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:34PM in News
GMAs 2009: Eurogamer named Best Website

GMAs 2009: Eurogamer named Best Website

Eurogamer was named the best games website last night at the Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:28PM in News