Entries in 'music' (84)

Valve introduces Steam Music

Valve introduces Steam Music

Steam is to introduce a brand new bit of functionality – Steam Music.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2014 at 11:17AM in News
HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

HMV refuses to remove new app from Apple App Store

Apple has asked HMV to remove its new music downloading app from the iOS App Store – and the retailer has said no.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 18th 2013 at 3:20PM in News
ERA: Games retail will outperform video and music combined in 2013

ERA: Games retail will outperform video and music combined in 2013

Video games are expected to generate more revenue than both video and music combined this year.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 27th 2013 at 12:23PM in News
The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The quiet success of Ubisoft's Rocksmith

The music genre is dead, right? Erm, no, perhaps not.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2013 at 1:08PM in News

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Blockbuster targets bank holiday comeback through marketing blitz

Blockbuster targets bank holiday comeback through marketing blitz

Rejuvenated entertainment retailer Blockbuster is to embark on a promotional blitz this bank holiday weekend to properly mark its High Street comeback.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 9:36AM in News
HMV strikes new sales agreements with key suppliers

HMV strikes new sales agreements with key suppliers

Key new releases in film, music and games will still be sold in the remaining HMV stores after an agreement was reached with suppliers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Europe to get pre-owned digital music market; Games on the agenda

Europe to get pre-owned digital music market; Games on the agenda

US second-hand digital music marketplace ReDigi is preparing to launch in Europe and expand into areas including ebooks and video games.

on Jan 18th 2013 at 11:52AM in News
New Hot Chip video is a football game parody

New Hot Chip video is a football game parody

The latest track from British dance music band Hot Chip features a parody football video game as the subject matter of its video.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2012 at 2:27PM in News

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Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Xbox and Windows platform holder Microsoft is to have another stab at competing with iTunes and Spotify in the digital music market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2012 at 5:00AM in News
VIDEO: The best gaming Marching Band performance you'll ever see

VIDEO: The best gaming Marching Band performance you'll ever see

The Ohio State Marching Band clearly knows a thing or two about video games. And marching. And banding.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 8th 2012 at 8:21PM in News
Manchester is the UK's piracy capital

Manchester is the UK's piracy capital

The people of Manchester are mad for piracy, it would seem.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2012 at 3:09PM in News
Tesco acquires streaming music service

Tesco acquires streaming music service

Supermarket giant Tesco has acquired a 91 per cent stake in Milton Keynes based streaming music service We7.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 15th 2012 at 11:51AM in News

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E3 2012: Original Snoop Dogg track features in Tekken Tag Tournament 2

E3 2012: Original Snoop Dogg track features in Tekken Tag Tournament 2

West Coast hip-hop star Snoop Dogg has recorded an original track for Namco Bandai’s upcoming Tekken Tag Tournament 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 6th 2012 at 11:06AM in News
Sony's Music Unlimited app hits iPhone this week

Sony's Music Unlimited app hits iPhone this week

Sony’s cloud-based music service application Music Unlimited will arrive on the Apple App Store this Friday, the company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2012 at 7:24AM in News
Brand Map: 65% of SingStar players are female

Brand Map: 65% of SingStar players are female

A 65 per cent majority of the total gaming hours logged in SingStar are made up by females, compared to a share of 28 per cent for the average game.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 2nd 2012 at 10:00AM 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

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Vevo music app launches on Xbox Live

Vevo music app launches on Xbox Live

Xbox 360 owners can now access music video application Vevo in the UK, US, Canada and Ireland.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 7th 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Moshi Monsters to storm music charts

Moshi Monsters to storm music charts

Moshi Monsters developer Mind Candy has signed a deal with Sony Music to release records for its popular children’s franchise, it has announced.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Mar 5th 2012 at 3:22PM in News
Police threatens file sharers with ten-year imprisonment

Police threatens file sharers with ten-year imprisonment

The Serious Organised Crime Agency has closed down music website RnBXclusive.com and says those who used it could be fined and imprisoned.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Feb 16th 2012 at 9:49AM in News
Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney penning video game soundtrack

Ex-Beatle Paul McCartney penning video game soundtrack

None other than former Beatle Sir Paul McCartney has said that he has agreed to pen music for an as-of-yet unknown video game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 31st 2012 at 10:49AM in News
Music publishers eye up GTA V opportunities

Music publishers eye up GTA V opportunities

It’s not just games retail that is waiting for the Grand Theft Auto V style cash cow – music publishers see the release as a big opportunity too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 23rd 2012 at 10:02AM in News
Now! That's what I call marketing

Now! That's what I call marketing

Tubby Games has outlined the marketing push it hopes will take Now! That’s What I Call Music: Dance and Sing to the top the charts.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 16th 2011 at 2:18PM in News
Channel Island VAT loophole closed

Channel Island VAT loophole closed

Low Value Consignment Relief will no longer apply to goods sent to the UK from the Channel Islands, the Government has announced.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 9th 2011 at 12:01AM in News