Entries in 'bbc' (23)

Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC's GTA drama

Daniel Radcliffe and Bill Paxton confirmed for BBC's GTA drama

The BBC has confirmed the first official casting and plot details of its upcoming drama about the development of Grand Theft Auto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2015 at 12:25PM in News
Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

Original GTA dev expresses concern over BBC drama

It appears as if no-one from the original Grand Theft Auto design team is involved in the BBC’s upcoming dramatization about the game’s creation.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 10th 2015 at 1:21PM in News
Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC's Grand Theft Auto drama

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is allegedly in negotiations to play Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama about GTA makers Rockstar.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2015 at 10:51AM in News
The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

A TV drama series based on Grand Theft Auto is in the works at the BBC, the corporation has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 12th 2015 at 11:29AM in News

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Team Liquid co-owner: 'eSports isn't a sport? Wake up and look at the numbers'

Team Liquid co-owner: 'eSports isn't a sport? Wake up and look at the numbers'

The co-owner of one of the world’s biggest pro-gaming teams has told MCV that the popularity of eSports means it must be defined as a true ‘sport’.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jan 22nd 2015 at 9:52AM in News
BBC 5 Live show to ask whether gaming is a sport

BBC 5 Live show to ask whether gaming is a sport

A show called Gaming: Rise of the Cyber Athlete will this week examine the credentials of video games as a sport.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2015 at 11:31AM in News
BBC back on the hunt for new game development partners

BBC back on the hunt for new game development partners

BBC Worldwide's Game team will be visiting London Mobile Games Week later this month, seeking any development and partnership opportunities that will benefit their biggest IP

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 9th 2015 at 12:39PM in News
iPlayer arrives on Xbox One

iPlayer arrives on Xbox One

The BBC has finally launched its iPlayer streaming video app on Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 4th 2014 at 4:00PM in News

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Can the BBC get games right this time?

Can the BBC get games right this time?

The BBC’s plan for the video games market regenerates almost as often as The Doctor.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 20th 2014 at 11:47AM in News
BBC Doctor Who game designed to teach kids computer programming

BBC Doctor Who game designed to teach kids computer programming

A new free-to-play online Doctor Who game from the BBC hopes to bring the art of basic computer programming to kids.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 20th 2014 at 1:34PM in News
BBC 5Live pushes video games show into primetime slot

BBC 5Live pushes video games show into primetime slot

BBC Radio has strengthened its focus on video games by promoting its Game On segment to the masses.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 30th 2014 at 2:29PM in News
Doctor Who: The Adventure Games materialise on Steam

Doctor Who: The Adventure Games materialise on Steam

The BBC has released its collection of Doctor Who: The Adventure Games on Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 24th 2014 at 1:27PM in News

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BBC updates Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure

BBC updates Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure

BBC has released an updated edition of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy text adventure game.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 10th 2014 at 5:49PM in News
Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

Read our exclusive Phil Harrison interview on the future of Xbox inside the latest MCV

In this week's issue of MCV, we talk to Microsoft's corporate VP Phil Harrison about the launch of the Xbox One and what lies ahead in the next-gen.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 29th 2013 at 4:07PM in News
UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

UK back in charge as BBC Worldwide kills LA video games division

BBC Worldwide has regenerated its video game plan… again.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 29th 2013 at 10:00AM in News
Doctor Who takes over Google with 50th Anniversary game

Doctor Who takes over Google with 50th Anniversary game

It's a moment fans have been waiting for for years, it's dominated the media, the radio, the TV, press and the High Street all week.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 22nd 2013 at 9:53AM in News

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Doctor Who Legacy confirmed for iOS

Doctor Who Legacy confirmed for iOS

The rumoured Doctor Who iOS game is real and is locked onto our spacetime coordinates.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
Doctor Who 50th Anniversary title materialises

Doctor Who 50th Anniversary title materialises

November is a busy month for the Doctor, but the Time Lord will still be putting in an appearance in the video games market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 8th 2013 at 11:14AM in News
Doctor Who Eternity Clock trilogy cut short as upcoming games canned

Doctor Who Eternity Clock trilogy cut short as upcoming games canned

The planned second and third games for Doctor Who: The Eternity Clock have been cancelled, the BBC has revealed.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 8th 2013 at 7:28AM in News
Doctor Who smartphone game appears to be locked on to our space-time coordinates

Doctor Who smartphone game appears to be locked on to our space-time coordinates

The latest official Doctor Who Consumer Panel contains a few questions about a proposed Puzzle & Dragons style smartphone game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 9:59AM in News
Sony details PS4 entertainment offering

Sony details PS4 entertainment offering

Entertainment services will be a big part of PlayStation 4's offering, with new details about video and music packages.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 20th 2013 at 7:51PM in News
BBC to abandon 3D - the beginning of the end for 3D TV in the home?

BBC to abandon 3D - the beginning of the end for 3D TV in the home?

Remember when 3D looked as if it could be a key battleground for the console gaming sector?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2013 at 3:31PM in News
Book of Potions and Walking With Dinosaurs heading to Wonderbook

Book of Potions and Walking With Dinosaurs heading to Wonderbook

Sony’s brave experiment that is Wonderbook is to receive two new games in the coming year, including a new Harry Potter entry.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 17th 2013 at 1:11PM in News