Entries in 'gaming' (22)

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft cloud 'DeLorean' system can (sort of) see the future

Microsoft Research is working on a new cloud gaming system that aims to reduce network latency by predicting what input players will enter next.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Aug 26th 2014 at 12:26PM in News
Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia Shield Tablet: the first mobile gaming PC?

Nvidia hopes to expand the niche audience for its Shield Portable gaming handheld with a worldwide release of the new Shield Tablet. MCV catches up with Chris Daniel, senior product ...

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2014 at 10:27AM in News
PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware worth $21.5bn - twice that of console market

PC gaming hardware is now worth over $21.5 billion (£12.6bn) globally – over double the value of the console gaming market.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 11th 2014 at 3:38PM in News
EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

EA is losing faith in 3DS and Vita

It’s hard to envisage a future in which handheld consoles remain relevant, EA COO Peter Moore has argued.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2014 at 9:47AM in News

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Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

Microsoft insists Windows gaming is 'critical' despite E3 no-show

E3 wasn’t the right place to discuss Microsoft’s Windows gaming strategy, Microsoft’s games boss Phil Spencer has said.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 16th 2014 at 11:39AM in News
PC losing gaming time share as tablets boom, report claims

PC losing gaming time share as tablets boom, report claims

Growing tablet and mobile game has taken a big chunk out of the PC games sector, a new study has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 2nd 2014 at 12:17PM in News
Android fragmentation 'is an absolute nightmare'

Android fragmentation 'is an absolute nightmare'

The continued fragmentation of the Android market is an absolute nightmare for game developers and testing firms, QA experts have told Develop.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 21st 2014 at 1:30PM in News
PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

PC games have overtaken console games globally..but not in the UK

The PC games sector may be dominant worldwide, but consoles are the real power in the UK and will remain so for years to come, says DFC Intelligence.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on May 8th 2014 at 3:40PM in News

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Amazon's cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon's cloud powering secret new Fire TV game project

Amazon will use its cloud technology to handle thousands of characters on screen at once for an ambitious new game on its Fire TV.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on May 7th 2014 at 11:33AM in News
OnLive: The world is now ready for cloud gaming

OnLive: The world is now ready for cloud gaming

OnLive says its new business model will finally convince gamers that cloud gaming can work.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Mar 11th 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Microsoft re-affirms PC gaming commitment

Microsoft re-affirms PC gaming commitment

“We’re really going after PC” – that’s the message from Microsoft as it (once again) pledges itself to PC gaming.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 12th 2014 at 3:09PM in News
Yogscast: The journey behind the UK's No.1 YouTube channel

Yogscast: The journey behind the UK's No.1 YouTube channel

Nobody paid attention when the Yogscast was created six years ago.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 7th 2014 at 12:33PM in News

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How eSports is becoming a legitimate sport

How eSports is becoming a legitimate sport

Millions of people around the world are playing their favourite games right now.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Jan 23rd 2014 at 3:20PM in News
New Sony patent tackles cloud-based emulation

New Sony patent tackles cloud-based emulation

Could 2014 be the year that streamed PS3 games arrive on PS4?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 3rd 2014 at 11:50AM in News
Rein "yet to see the real value" of second screen gaming

Rein "yet to see the real value" of second screen gaming

Epic Games VP Mark Rein has been unimpressed by second screen experiences to date, and believes we are yet to see a killer app for the technology in games.

Aaron Lee
by Aaron Lee
on Dec 3rd 2013 at 11:18AM in News
Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

Amazon announces streaming mobile games service

AppStream is the name of a brand new streaming mobile games service that is on the way from online retailer Amazon.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2013 at 4:11PM in News

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Twitch now the biggest video site for gamers

Twitch now the biggest video site for gamers

More gamers are tuning in to Twitch for their gaming videos than any other site.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
PS3 sales up but Sony reports quarterly losses

PS3 sales up but Sony reports quarterly losses

Sony’s PlayStation division has reported an ¥800m operating loss (£5m) for the quarter ending September.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 31st 2013 at 2:25PM in News
Ofcom says console ownership is in decline

Ofcom says console ownership is in decline

For the first time in the history of Ofcom’s Children and Parents Media Use and Attitudes Report a decline in UK console ownership has been discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
Nvidia announces Battlebox gaming PC

Nvidia announces Battlebox gaming PC

An ‘elite gaming PC’ is heading to market from graphics card specialist Nvidia.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 1st 2013 at 2:18PM in News
The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

The UK has 6m daily smartphone gamers - report

Six million Britons play smartphone games every day according to new research from ComScore.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2013 at 3:48PM in News