Entries in 'entertainment' (130)

MLG Xbox 360 app hits today

MLG Xbox 360 app hits today

The Xbox 360 version of Major League Gaming's app is out today in a handful of territories, including the UK and US.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Mar 24th 2014 at 6:51PM in News
WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

The WWE Network app has arrived on PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 consoles, the professional wrestling company has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 24th 2014 at 8:52PM in News
GAME ups entertainment market share

GAME ups entertainment market share

Retailer GAME increased its share of the UK entertainment market by 2.3 per cent year-on-year for the 12 weeks ending December 22nd.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 10:00AM in News
Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury's is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 20th 2013 at 6:10PM in News

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Sony looking to cut $100m from Entertainment Division budget

Sony looking to cut $100m from Entertainment Division budget

Sony has enlisted management consultancy firm Bain and Co to find $100 million – about £62 million – in cuts, a person close to the firm has revealed.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Nov 19th 2013 at 3:46PM in News
GTA V "could be the biggest entertainment launch in history"

GTA V "could be the biggest entertainment launch in history"

More than 1,000 UK stores will be open from midnight for the launch of Grand Theft Auto V.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 12th 2013 at 3:44PM 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
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

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Sony rejects entertainment sell-off proposal

Sony rejects entertainment sell-off proposal

An attempt by an ‘activist shareholder’ to force Sony into an entertainment spin-off has been rejected by Sony.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 9:48AM in News
Ultimate trade guide Sourcebook available now

Ultimate trade guide Sourcebook available now

This year’s edition of Sourcebook, the essential guide to agencies and service companies working in games, technology and entertainment, is out now.

on Jul 26th 2013 at 9:46AM in News
Ballmer courting Hollywood over Xbox One entertainment content

Ballmer courting Hollywood over Xbox One entertainment content

Microsoft is on the hunt for exclusive entertainment content for Xbox One.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 5th 2013 at 9:24AM in News

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Report: Sony brings in Morgan Stanley, Citigroup to consider division split

Report: Sony brings in Morgan Stanley, Citigroup to consider division split

Sony has reportedly employed financial services corporations Morgan Stanley and Citigroup to research a potential split of the firm’s entertainment division from its electronics sector.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 31st 2013 at 8:55AM in News
Sony considering split of entertainment and electronics divisions

Sony considering split of entertainment and electronics divisions

The bigwigs at Sony are currently discussing a proposal to split the corporation’s entertainment and electronics divisions into two separate entities.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 23rd 2013 at 7:42AM in News
Amazon boosts its entertainment market share as GAME drops 3%

Amazon boosts its entertainment market share as GAME drops 3%

Supermarkets and Amazon have boosted their entertainment market share at the expense of GAME and HMV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2013 at 1:49PM in News
Charlotte Harrington named as new Tesco entertainment boss

Charlotte Harrington named as new Tesco entertainment boss

The UK’s leading supermarket Tesco has named Charlotte Harrington as its new home entertainment and books boss.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 18th 2013 at 10:56AM in News

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Future's consumer reach hits record high

Future's consumer reach hits record high

The latest ABC numbers from Future Entertainment show that the publishing company now reaches a higher global audience than ever before.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2013 at 12:33PM in News
Google's entertainment manager heads to Weve

Google's entertainment manager heads to Weve

Warren Mills will leave Google for a role at mobile commerce firm Weve at the end of the month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2013 at 11:46AM in News
Lee Nutter becomes Future's group publisher for entertainment

Lee Nutter becomes Future's group publisher for entertainment

Future has promoted Lee Nutter to the position of group publisher for the entertainment group.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 29th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
HMV demise could kill 4% of games market; High Street entertainment share would plummet

HMV demise could kill 4% of games market; High Street entertainment share would plummet

The cost to the UK video games market should HMV fail to find a buyer could be as little as four per cent.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 16th 2013 at 10:27AM in News
Overall UK games market down 17.4% in 2012

Overall UK games market down 17.4% in 2012

The ERA has said that the UK video games market declined 17.4 per cent to £1.598bn in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 2nd 2013 at 10:19AM in News
New Xbox Live entertainment apps launch

New Xbox Live entertainment apps launch

Xbox Live has added several new offerings to its budding entertainment app section.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Dec 21st 2012 at 7:17AM in News
INTERVIEW: SCE CEO Andrew House

INTERVIEW: SCE CEO Andrew House

Andrew House felt he was heading into the lion’s den ahead of his first major press conference since becoming CEO of PlayStation.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jun 19th 2012 at 1:42PM in News
Blizzard Entertainment skips E3 2012

Blizzard Entertainment skips E3 2012

World of Warcraft developer-publisher Blizzard will not have a floor presence at this year’s E3, a company rep has told MCV.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 11th 2012 at 6:32PM in News
Inside Xbox UK scrapped

Inside Xbox UK scrapped

Microsoft has cancelled Inside Xbox in the UK and Europe after it axed the service in the US last week.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 9th 2012 at 3:50PM in News