Entries in 'content' (71)

Katy Perry teams up with The Sims

Katy Perry teams up with The Sims

EA has announced a collaboration with Katy Perry which will see the music star appear in future DLC and ad campaigns.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 17th 2012 at 5:12PM in News
Publishers to Microsoft: 'Don't kick us off the Flight'

Publishers to Microsoft: 'Don't kick us off the Flight'

Microsoft Flight could harm the simulation games market if the company doesn’t open it up to third-parties, publishers have told MCV.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 13th 2012 at 9:30AM in News
NFS World gets $100 downloadable car

NFS World gets $100 downloadable car

EA is charging users of Need for Speed World $100 to download the free-to-play PC racer’s first ‘premium elite’ car. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Dec 19th 2011 at 10:24AM in News
OPINION: Digital Content at Retail

OPINION: Digital Content at Retail

InComm Europe has done the impossible: bridged the gap between digital content and physical retail. European product and marketing director Simon Osgood explains how the High Street is taking the ...

on Nov 16th 2011 at 2:25PM in News

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Saints Row 3 Season Pass revealed

Saints Row 3 Season Pass revealed

Buyers will be able to purchase four content packs for Saints Row: The Third in advance at a smaller price.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 11th 2011 at 10:20AM in News
Obsidian says Online Pass 'is a gimmick'

Obsidian says Online Pass 'is a gimmick'

Feargus Urquhart, the CEO of developer Obsidian, has criticised the use of the Online Pass in the industry’s battle against pre-owned video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 7th 2011 at 3:22PM in News
Sledgehammer: Modern Warfare 3 not aiming to shock

Sledgehammer: Modern Warfare 3 not aiming to shock

Despite claims to the contrary, the developers of Call of Duty say that they do not see the use of shocking content as a marketing tool for their games.

on Nov 7th 2011 at 1:52PM in News
Free Gears of War 3 DLC inbound

Free Gears of War 3 DLC inbound

Gears of War 3 owners will be able to download a free map pack on November 24th, Epic Games has confirmed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 10:00AM in News

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Netflix is finally coming to the UK

Netflix is finally coming to the UK

US film and TV streaming service Netflix will launch in the UK and Ireland early next year.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Oct 24th 2011 at 1:32PM in News
Tech problems affecting PlayStation Plus members

Tech problems affecting PlayStation Plus members

Sony has outlined details of a PSN problem that it temporarily stopping PlayStation Plus subscribers from accessing some of the free content on offer.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 8th 2011 at 4:34PM in News
SONY: PS3 gets EA privileges

SONY: PS3 gets EA privileges

EA is to continue its 'special relationship' with Sony by offering extra content for three of its upcoming key releases on PS3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 7th 2011 at 10:21AM in News
PlayStation Plus avalanche accompanies Store return

PlayStation Plus avalanche accompanies Store return

The PlayStation Store is back and as a reward for customers' patience Sony has gone live with a host of fresh content to download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2011 at 11:34AM in News

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PSN catch-up schedule announced

PSN catch-up schedule announced

Sony is to increase the rate at which it releases new content on the PlayStation Store to catch up on all the content that was missed during the PSN outage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 17th 2011 at 10:06AM in News
Nivea offers free Your Shape DLC

Nivea offers free Your Shape DLC

Publisher Ubisoft has announced a new partnership with Nivea that has seen the pair publish free downloadable DLC for Xbox 360 Kinect fitness title Your Shape: Fitness Evolved.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 4th 2011 at 12:38PM in News
Gamers need to re-buy PSN content for Xperia Play

Gamers need to re-buy PSN content for Xperia Play

PlayStation owners who have previously downloaded PSN content will have to re-purchase any content they wish to access on their Xperia Play.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 4:06PM in News
Guitar Hero strategy 'was wrong'

Guitar Hero strategy 'was wrong'

Activision's decision to sell Guitar Hero as a product as opposed to a content platform was the ultimate cause of the IPs downfall, GamesBrief analyst Nicholas Lovell has told MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2011 at 11:49AM in News

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Time called on Wii's Rock Band Network

Time called on Wii's Rock Band Network

Develop Harmonix has called time on the Wii arm of the Rock Band Network. From tomorrow, no new content will be released on the service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2011 at 12:13PM in News
PSP2 as powerful as PS3, set for Q4 launch

PSP2 as powerful as PS3, set for Q4 launch

Sony isn't going to take Nintendo's 3DS challenge lying down.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2011 at 7:30AM in News
IGN and GameStop tie digital deal

IGN and GameStop tie digital deal

GameStop's growing ambitions in the digital space have received another boost with news of a new agreement with IGN Entertainment.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 7th 2011 at 3:17PM in News
ITV and Ch4 to hit PS3 this week

ITV and Ch4 to hit PS3 this week

Sony’s PS3 will add to significant strings to its digital content bow this week with the addition of streaming content services from both Channel 4 and ITV this week.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 13th 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Google announces piracy crackdown

Google announces piracy crackdown

In what could prove a very big blow to the activities of internet pirates, Google has announced a number of new policies designed to limit the accessibility of illegal content ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 3rd 2010 at 12:52PM in News
Deus EX gets Augmented Edition

Deus EX gets Augmented Edition

Fans of the Deus EX series will undoubtedly be keen to get their hands on a new Collector’s edition SKU of the game that has just been announced by Square ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 10:14AM in News
Dragon Age 2 gets its own Cerberus

Dragon Age 2 gets its own Cerberus

EA’s Dragon Age 2 will follow in the footsteps of fellow BioWare release Mass Effect 2 by offering an online content hub that can only be accessible by use of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2010 at 9:33AM in News
Game Room runs out of credits

Game Room runs out of credits

Just a month on from its official launch on Xbox Live, Microsoft’s retro arcade games service Game Room has seen an indefinite freeze put on the addition of new content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 29th 2010 at 5:23PM in News
GAME adds DLC alert to pre-owned

GAME adds DLC alert to pre-owned

Leading UK video games retailer GAME has introduced warning stickers on pre-owned copies of games that do not include the DLC those who bought the new version would have found ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 13th 2010 at 2:45PM in News