Entries in 'Media' (104)

Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Rovio spins off book publishing arm

Angry Birds owner Rovio has separated its book and comic publishing operations into a new affiliate company called Kaiken Publishing.

Andrew Wooden
by Andrew Wooden
on Feb 9th 2016 at 2:23PM in News
GameTrailers closing after 13 years

GameTrailers closing after 13 years

The original home of online games videos is closing down today.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2016 at 11:03AM in News
Sony drops pricing info from its PlayStation Blog updates

Sony drops pricing info from its PlayStation Blog updates

Readers of the PlayStation Blog are used to posts highlighting new deals and quoting prices in pounds and euros. That, however, is now a thing of the past.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 2:59PM in News
Zoe Quinn movie rights acquired by Ghostbusters reboot producer

Zoe Quinn movie rights acquired by Ghostbusters reboot producer

Depression Quest developer Zoe Quinn has sold the movie rights to her upcoming memoir Crash Override: How To Save The Internet From Itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 9th 2015 at 10:52AM in News

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League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

League of Legends World Championship opener had 1m concurrent Twitch viewers

Riot’s League of Legends World Championship draws to a close tomorrow and already it has drawn some huge viewer numbers online.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2015 at 2:59PM in News
Daily Mail keen to portray TalkTalk hacker as 'violent games addict'

Daily Mail keen to portray TalkTalk hacker as 'violent games addict'

There are many things to note about the 15-year-old who was yesterday arrested and subsequently bailed for the TalkTalk security breach.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 28th 2015 at 2:57PM in News
Call of Duty dev apologises for fake Twitter terrorist attack campaign

Call of Duty dev apologises for fake Twitter terrorist attack campaign

A Treyarch developer has apologised for the mock-terrorist campaign that was conducted on the Call of Duty Twitter feed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2015 at 2:50PM in News
Reddit's new site does away with all user comments

Reddit's new site does away with all user comments

The often poisonous population of Reddit has led to the site’s owners launching a new portal that eradicates its central principle – user comments.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2015 at 3:36PM in News

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Channel 4 opens games publishing arm

Channel 4 opens games publishing arm

Ex-Sony, Outplay and Ripstone staff are heading up a new games publishing arm by Channel 4 called All 4 Games.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Sep 24th 2015 at 11:04AM in News
Soul Axiom dev: 'Popular' YouTuber wanted $22k for one video

Soul Axiom dev: 'Popular' YouTuber wanted $22k for one video

Developer Wales Interactive has said that it was asked for a payment of $22,000 when it approached a YouTuber about possible coverage for its game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 11th 2015 at 11:28AM in News
'Slave Tetris' game pulled from Steam after media outcry

'Slave Tetris' game pulled from Steam after media outcry

A mini-game that attempted to explain the condition suffered by slaves being transported across the Atlantic by likening it to Tetris has been pulled from Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 4th 2015 at 11:24AM in News
VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC's GTA drama Gamechangers

VIDEO: The first footage of Daniel Radcliffe in BBC's GTA drama Gamechangers

The BBC has released the first trailer for its upcoming drama based on the development of Grand Theft Auto.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 3rd 2015 at 3:10PM in News

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Online games site RockyFroggy reprimanded by ASA

Online games site RockyFroggy reprimanded by ASA

A website that allows users to compete in online games to win prizes has had its knuckles rapped by the Advertising Standards Authority over a misleading ad.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 3:46PM in News
Itagaki blames review procedures for Devil's Third scores

Itagaki blames review procedures for Devil's Third scores

Outspoken developer Tomonobu Itagaki has again accused the press of getting it wrong in its critical mauling of Wii U shooter Devil’s Third.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 2nd 2015 at 11:39AM in News
Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Mario Happy Meal toy embroiled in wanking kerfuffle

Well here’s a story we didn’t expect to be bashing out on a mid-week summer holiday morning.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2015 at 10:30AM in News
Time's VR cover leads to outpouring of disappointment... and genius

Time's VR cover leads to outpouring of disappointment... and genius

If you haven’t seen it already, look below to see how Time chose to depict its cover feature on virtual reality.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 7th 2015 at 10:48AM in News

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Reddit finally moves to close racist threads, but what was the real motivation?

Reddit finally moves to close racist threads, but what was the real motivation?

Having said recently that it would not be closing down racist threads, Reddit has once again changed its content strategy to prohibit a handful of notorious hangouts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 6th 2015 at 3:45PM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask GamesRadar+

How did the games media cover E3? We ask GamesRadar+

The last year saw huge changes for Future’s output, with the closure of CVG and the combination of its remaining games brands into GamesRadar+.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2015 at 3:00PM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask PC Gamer

How did the games media cover E3? We ask PC Gamer

PC Gamer’s Tom Senior talks about bringing the platform back to E3

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 31st 2015 at 12:06PM in News
War Thunder producer takes down YouTuber channel in act of vengeance

War Thunder producer takes down YouTuber channel in act of vengeance

A Gaijin Entertainment gameplay producer has been suspended after abusing his DMCA powers to wrongfully bringing the channel of a leading Russian YouTuber to a halt.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 31st 2015 at 10:00AM in News
Jessica Moreno becomes fourth senior female to leave Reddit in last month

Jessica Moreno becomes fourth senior female to leave Reddit in last month

Reddit’s head of community Jessica Moreno has left the company, marking the fourth major exit by a female employee in the last month.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 30th 2015 at 4:06PM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask Curse

How did the games media cover E3? We ask Curse

Curse VP of global sales Nathan Lindberg reveals the firm’s unique approach to covering E3 – and how it kept its fans happy

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 30th 2015 at 9:08AM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask Gamer Network

How did the games media cover E3? We ask Gamer Network

June was the biggest month ever in Gamer Network's history – following five consecutive months of record-breaking traffic.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 29th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask IGN

How did the games media cover E3? We ask IGN

IGN’s UK editor-in-chief Alex Simmons lifts the curtain on the media giant’s record-breaking coverage of this year’s E3

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 28th 2015 at 9:38AM in News
How did the games media cover E3? We ask VideoGamer.com

How did the games media cover E3? We ask VideoGamer.com

VideoGamer.com head of video production Simon Miller explains how the site’s comedic approach to E3 helped it stand out from the crowd

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Jul 27th 2015 at 2:40PM in News