Entries in 'gaming' (215)

Electronic Theatre tops 300,000 unique users

Electronic Theatre tops 300,000 unique users

Gaming news and reviews website Electronic Theatre has relaunched after reaching a new monthly user milestone.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 12th 2011 at 9:00AM in News
Sony rebrands its online services

Sony rebrands its online services

As of today Sony has gathered its numerous online services under a new, single brand – Sony Entertainment Network.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2011 at 10:17AM in News
Facebook games chief wants content to match consoles

Facebook games chief wants content to match consoles

The man responsible for getting more games on Facebook wants it to start hosting core crowd pleasers like shooters and footy sims.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Aug 29th 2011 at 12:00PM in News

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PlayStation Home to become social games hub

PlayStation Home to become social games hub

It’s never had the credit it deserved for its success, but Sony has nonetheless decided to revisit its PlayStation Home concept with a brand new redesign.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2011 at 11:02AM in News
Vita will seize "market opportunity" for richer handheld gaming

Vita will seize "market opportunity" for richer handheld gaming

There's a line of thinking which argues PlayStation Vita will struggle on the market due to its inability to compete with smartphone gaming's low price software model.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 11:32AM in News
EA questions future of portable gaming

EA questions future of portable gaming

The shockwaves created by the shock 3DS price drop continue to ripple outwards, and now EA has warned Sony that the PlayStation Vita faces some very serious challenges.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2011 at 11:26AM in News
EA turns its back on 3D gaming

EA turns its back on 3D gaming

3D is brilliant. That’s what cinemas tell you. That’s what sports broadcasters tell you. That’s what TV manufactures tell you. That’s what Sony tells you. But EA boss John Riccitiello ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2011 at 10:38AM in News

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A gaming Holodeck for your home? It’s on the way, says Rare

A gaming Holodeck for your home? It’s on the way, says Rare

Total immersion in a believable and completely customisable digital world. The vision offered by Star Trek: The Next Generation’s Holodeck represents the ultimate gaming nirvana, and Rare boss Scott Henson ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 21st 2011 at 11:11AM in News
EA: The App Store model is in freefall

EA: The App Store model is in freefall

Speaking to MCV about the growing cloud gaming segment, one of EA’s leading executives has delivered a damning verdict of the once great App Store model popularised by Apple.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 18th 2011 at 1:10PM in News
FEATURE: Heads in the cloud

FEATURE: Heads in the cloud

Cloud gaming is on the horizon – but what does it mean for the industry? Top bosses from publishing and retail forecast what trends we can expect to see as the ...

on Jul 18th 2011 at 12:58PM in News
Are we losing the generation game?

Are we losing the generation game?

A nation of children break up for school holidays next week. And they are breaking away from games, too.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 14th 2011 at 9:00AM in News

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Majority of Brits are now gamers

Majority of Brits are now gamers

A new report from games market research firm Newzoo has revealed that the majority of UK nationals are now active gamers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 5th 2011 at 12:57PM in News
Green Man relaunches website

Green Man relaunches website

Pioneering digital retailer Green Man Gaming has launched a second generation version of its website.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 4th 2011 at 10:53AM in News
Turner's family planning

Turner's family planning

At Turner Media Innovations, we understand that kids’ gaming habits differ greatly from older gamers. Parents tend to see console games purchases as a gift for special occasions. From birthdays, ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 3:10PM in News
Green Man secures more funding

Green Man secures more funding

Digital retailer Green Man Gaming has secured fresh funding from London-based venture capital firm, Eden.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 30th 2011 at 1:28PM in News

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Insomniac: Core audience isn't expanding

Insomniac: Core audience isn't expanding

One of the most successful console developers of our generation has warned that the traditional core games audience as we know it "isn’t really expanding much".

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 18th 2011 at 3:55PM in News
Harrison: Iwata is wrong

Harrison: Iwata is wrong

Former Sony Studios boss and general partner at London Venture Partners Phil Harrison has dismissed Saturo Iwata's recent criticism of the App Store revolution at GDC.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 15th 2011 at 9:09AM in News
'Gaming causes lack of sleep'

'Gaming causes lack of sleep'

Playing video games late at night is one of the main factors of sleeplessness, according to a US study.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 8th 2011 at 10:43AM in News
Panasonic scraps Jungle handheld

Panasonic scraps Jungle handheld

"My inclination would be to say a system like the Jungle is a non-starter right out of the gate. Until they can show me otherwise I just don't think Panasonic has the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2011 at 11:16AM in News
Dara O'Briain's love for gaming

Dara O'Briain's love for gaming

Jonathan Ross, Simon Pegg, Iain Lee, Chris Moyles, Snoop Dogg – the list of celebrities who openly express their love for gaming is consistently growing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 24th 2011 at 1:05PM in News
Vietnam blocks late night online gaming

Vietnam blocks late night online gaming

Vietnam has moved to block gamers from playing online at night.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 24th 2011 at 11:08AM in News
PC piracy 'is declining'

PC piracy 'is declining'

Piracy in the PC games sector is in decline, according to the president of the PC Gaming Alliance.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 9:01AM in News
­This new gaming accessory stinks

­This new gaming accessory stinks

We’ve got a whiff of the next big thing in gaming – and it’s smell-o-vision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 21st 2011 at 8:15AM in News
Sony working on PlayStation tablet

Sony working on PlayStation tablet

It looks as if the rumours are true – not content with having unveiled both a dedicated handheld (the NGP) and a PlayStation branded mobile phone (the Xperia Play) Sony ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 17th 2011 at 8:21AM in News