Entries in 'bbc' (35)

BBC is the latest publisher to join Interface

BBC is the latest publisher to join Interface

The BBC is the latest publisher that is looking to sign games from independent creators at Interface next week.

on May 3rd 2016 at 2:20PM in News
90-minute football gaming special to air on BBC Radio 5 this evening

90-minute football gaming special to air on BBC Radio 5 this evening

BBC Radio 5 will air a 90-minute special dedicated to the history and impact of football video games this evening.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:21AM in News
Monthly video games show coming to BBC Radio 1

Monthly video games show coming to BBC Radio 1

The BBC has commissioned a brand new monthly Radio 1 show dedicated to video games.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jan 28th 2016 at 10:00AM in News

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Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

Can the BBC finally take eSports to the mainstream?

The BBC’s investment in eSports marks a potential turning point for the sector, leading experts say.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 15th 2015 at 9:46AM in News
BBC Three to live stream League of Legends World Championships

BBC Three to live stream League of Legends World Championships

eSports are taking one step further into the mainstream as the BBC has announced it will be live streaming the League of Legends World Championships.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Oct 8th 2015 at 12:01PM in News
Rockstar says BBC's GTA drama was 'random, made up b****cks'

Rockstar says BBC's GTA drama was 'random, made up b****cks'

Last night saw the long-awaited airing of the BBC’s controversial dramatization of Rockstar’s creation of Grand Theft Auto, The Gamechangers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 16th 2015 at 10:19AM in News
BBC announces Doctor Who Game Maker educational tool

BBC announces Doctor Who Game Maker educational tool

Doctor Who is again being used as an educational vehicle, this time to encourage kids to learn how to design games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 2:49PM in News

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VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC's GTA drama Gamechangers

VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC's GTA drama Gamechangers

The BBC has released the first trailer for its upcoming drama based on the development of Grand Theft Auto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 3:10PM in News
The BBC is giving a Micro Bit computer to every British year seven child

The BBC is giving a Micro Bit computer to every British year seven child

11 and 12 year olds across the UK are to receive a pocket-sized codeable computer courtesy of the BBC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 7th 2015 at 3:19PM in News
BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

BBC iPlayer is now available on Wii U

Wii U owners can now stream and catch up with their favourite BBC shows on their console.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on May 28th 2015 at 4:28PM in News
Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over 'Game Changer' drama

Rockstar issues lawsuit against BBC over 'Game Changer' drama

The BBC’s upcoming drama about the creation of Grand Theft Auto has landed in hot water with the series' creator, Rockstar.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on May 21st 2015 at 2:03PM in News

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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
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
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