Entries in 'life' (26)

INTERVIEW: OnLive's second life

INTERVIEW: OnLive's second life

What a difference a year makes.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Oct 9th 2012 at 10:03AM in News
E3 2012: Xbox 360 has "more than 2 years left", says MS

E3 2012: Xbox 360 has "more than 2 years left", says MS

The Next Xbox may be just around the corner, but Microsoft Studios boss Phil Spencer has predicted that the Xbox 360 has over 24 months of live left in it.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 8th 2012 at 2:22PM in News
Is iOS5 update worsening iPhone battery life?

Is iOS5 update worsening iPhone battery life?

Apple today released a patch for its iOS 5 that is deigned to address complaints about battery life – but users are complaining that it has made situation worse.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 11th 2011 at 3:35PM in News
PlayStation Vita specs - battery lasts 3-5 hours

PlayStation Vita specs - battery lasts 3-5 hours

The battery life for the PlayStation Vita runs at between three and five hours, Sony has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 14th 2011 at 8:29AM in News

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'Don’t give up on Wii'

'Don’t give up on Wii'

A little more belief from third parties and Wii can live long after Nintendo’s next console arrives.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 13th 2011 at 9:28AM in News
E3 2011: Vita battery life on par with PSP

E3 2011: Vita battery life on par with PSP

Sony has revealed some interesting new facts about the upcoming PS Vita,  saying that it hopes the battery life of the console will rival that of the PSP.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2011 at 12:22PM in News
Wii've still got some surprises

Wii've still got some surprises

Yes, Nintendo's new home console is now just weeks away from its E3 debut, but the platform holder has told MCV that there are still some surprises left for owners ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2011 at 4:07PM in News
OPINION: Wii got what we need

OPINION: Wii got what we need

So the answer to my question last week about how the market copes in the gap before ‘Wii 2’ was answered pretty swiftly.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 9th 2011 at 9:29AM in News

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NGP: Sony promises 'solid' battery life

NGP: Sony promises 'solid' battery life

Upon seeing both the size and power of Sony's new Next Generation portable, it's inevitable that the first question many people asked was how long the battery would last – ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2011 at 2:04PM in News
NGP: Price, battery speculation begins

NGP: Price, battery speculation begins

It's a premium device, and that fact immediately asks two questions of the NGP – how much will it cost and how long will the battery last?

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2011 at 10:11AM in News
3D lessens 3DS battery time

3D lessens 3DS battery time

With the Japanese day one software line-up now in place, more details about Nintendo's 3DS are emerging - including confirmation that the 3D functionality comes at a price.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 10th 2011 at 1:35PM in News
Move/Kinect ‘won’t extend console cycle’

Move/Kinect ‘won’t extend console cycle’

The arrival of Kinect and Move this year does not mark the end of the traditional console hardware cycle, according to Ubisoft’s European MD Alain Corre.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 25th 2010 at 5:31PM in News

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Consumers concerned by 3D

Consumers concerned by 3D

UK consumers are worried that 3D TVs will make game violence more lifelike, a new survey has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 5:05PM in News
Retailers ready for longer cycle

Retailers ready for longer cycle

The High Street has called for increased games hardware marketing from the industry if they are to really make the lengthier console generation work.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 4:12PM in News
FEATURE: The longer console lifecycle

FEATURE: The longer console lifecycle

Last year, Microsoft’s game software boss Phil Spencer offered a telling quote about the direction of the games industry to MCV.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 15th 2010 at 2:13PM in News
Bach: Xbox not yet at mid-age

Bach: Xbox not yet at mid-age

As Xbox 360 enters its fifth year on the market in times past we would typically be bracing ourselves for the arrival of its successor – but Microsoft reckons that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 12th 2010 at 1:27PM in News

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Drawn To Life conquers the classroom

Drawn To Life conquers the classroom

Drawn To Life is being used in schools around the country in a bid to encourage children to take a greater interest in art.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2009 at 1:55PM in News
GMAs 2009: One Life Left named Best Games Broadcast

GMAs 2009: One Life Left named Best Games Broadcast

After two years being nominated, but never winning, Europe's only FM games-focused radio show One Life Left was named best games broadcast at last nights Games Media Awards.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 16th 2009 at 12:24PM in News
Halo 3 ODST mini-movie airs tonight

Halo 3 ODST mini-movie airs tonight

Hollywood’s Halo movie project may be continuing to stumble, but those wishing for a taste of what might yet be will want to check out FX channel tonight for the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 10th 2009 at 4:41PM in News
Konnie Huq fronting Drawn To Life

Konnie Huq fronting Drawn To Life

THQ has signed up ex-Blue Peter presenter Konnie Huq to head up its ‘Your Hero’ marketing campaign for upcoming title Drawn To Life: The Next Chapter.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2009 at 11:15AM in News
GTA DS ‘will have a long and successful shelf-life’

GTA DS ‘will have a long and successful shelf-life’

The CEO of Take-Two Ben Feder says you should forget everything you know about how DS games sell.0

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 22nd 2009 at 11:39AM in News
Microsoft: We won E3

Microsoft: We won E3

It’s not the twinning but the taking part that counts, right? Nope. How you win or lose something like E3 is hard to fathom, but the reaction to Microsoft’s conference ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 4th 2009 at 5:46PM in News
Peter Mandelson arrives in Second Life

Peter Mandelson arrives in Second Life

The UK Labour party has become the latest governmental institution to turn to online social world Second Life in effort to spread its word to a brand new audience – ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2009 at 4:55PM in News
Second Life sex leads to divorce

Second Life sex leads to divorce

28-year-old British woman Amy Taylor has filed to divorce her huband after discovering that he had been sleeping with another woman… on a computer via the virtual world ‘game’ Second ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2008 at 5:17PM in News
Samsung: Blu-Ray has five years left

Samsung: Blu-Ray has five years left

Despite its belief that the next few years will bring massive profit to those who’ve invested in Sony’s high-def disc format Blu-Ray, Korean electronics firm Samsung has stated that it ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2008 at 11:13AM in News