Entries in 'Media' (220)

Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Xbox One U-turn could hand console market to Apple and Google, Darling argues

Microsoft should have been stronger in its argument for the Xbox One’s former digital features, Codemasters founder David Darling has stated.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 2nd 2013 at 3:00PM in News
One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

There are many evils in this world and it’s safe to say patching Black Ops II and suggesting Harry Styles has a penis are definitely two of the worst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 11:12AM in News
US media rounds on Minecraft, dubs it 'Minecrack'

US media rounds on Minecraft, dubs it 'Minecrack'

One of the most successful and creative games of recent times has become the bizarre target of the US media.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 29th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
Videogamer.com changing review policy to remove "wall of text"

Videogamer.com changing review policy to remove "wall of text"

One UK consumer games site has revealed plans to change its review policy to offer more bite-sized information to readers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 19th 2013 at 11:03AM in News

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Uncooked's 360 Gamer rebranded as ONE Gamer

Uncooked's 360 Gamer rebranded as ONE Gamer

UK games mag 360 Gamer is to unveil its new branding with its next issue.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2013 at 11:48AM in News
Games media's 'Big Four' gorge on sensational E3

Games media's 'Big Four' gorge on sensational E3

The real winner of E3 wasn’t one of the squabbling console manufacturers – but the hundreds of journalists writing about them.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jun 21st 2013 at 9:24AM in News
BT hires games writer

BT hires games writer

BT.com is relaunching this summer, complete with a new video game section featuring previews, reviews, video content and features.

Billy Langsworthy
by Billy Langsworthy
on Jun 4th 2013 at 11:44AM in News
Scottish Police chief blames violent games for teenage stabbing

Scottish Police chief blames violent games for teenage stabbing

A knife attack in Clydebank has been blamed on the offender’s access to violent video games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 3rd 2013 at 2:28PM in News

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OPINION: Are the biggest games on the planet being ignored?

OPINION: Are the biggest games on the planet being ignored?

My annual trip to San Francisco for GDC last month was primarily in the service of MCV sister title Develop.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Apr 10th 2013 at 3:48PM in News
Simon Miller joins VideoGamer.com

Simon Miller joins VideoGamer.com

Former Imagine Publishing and THQ man Simon Miller is the new editor-in-chief of VideoGamer.com.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 1:15PM in News
EA: DRM is a dead-end strategy, was never discussed in SimCity meetings

EA: DRM is a dead-end strategy, was never discussed in SimCity meetings

The always-on internet requirement of Maxis’ SimCity was never designed as a DRM measure, EA Labels president Frank Gibeau has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 28th 2013 at 3:18PM in News

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Daily Mail wants to win over gamers

Daily Mail wants to win over gamers

The Daily Mail’s stance on video games is not as clear as you might think.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 15th 2013 at 9:32AM in News
Twitch records strong growth, attracts 28m users in February

Twitch records strong growth, attracts 28m users in February

Justin.tv owned gaming video service Twitch has posted some very impressive numbers for February 2013.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 13th 2013 at 3:27PM in News
MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

MCV Pacific Weekly Wrap-Up

Australia's first ever R18+ rated videogame hit shelves this week, and the iGEA and media were there to help celebrate.

Leigh Harris
by Leigh Harris
on Mar 8th 2013 at 5:21AM in News

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Dead Space 4 saga turns ugly as EA's Peter Moore insults journalist

Dead Space 4 saga turns ugly as EA's Peter Moore insults journalist

The story of Dead Space 4’s supposed cancellation has taken an unwelcome turn with EA COO Peter Moore launching a personal attack on the journalist who broke the story.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 7th 2013 at 10:04AM in News
Tracking modern media audiences

Tracking modern media audiences

It’s no good shouting at an empty room. Publishers need to know where their audience is and how to reach them, and as the demographic of gamers broadens, this is ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Mar 6th 2013 at 1:33PM in News
IGN empire grows with Russia launch

IGN empire grows with Russia launch

Online giant IGN is launching a Russian version of its site this month as part of a deal with Eastern Europe publisher Gameland.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Mar 6th 2013 at 1:30PM in News
Eurogamer Network is no more as it rebrands to Gamer Network

Eurogamer Network is no more as it rebrands to Gamer Network

Media and events business Eurogamer Network has rebranded itself.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 8:00AM in News
1UP.com, GameSpy.com and UGO.com shut as IGN lays off staff

1UP.com, GameSpy.com and UGO.com shut as IGN lays off staff

IGN has laid off a still unspecified number of staff.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2013 at 11:38AM in News
Ahead of the game: Game Informer arrives in the UK

Ahead of the game: Game Informer arrives in the UK

At first glance, Game Informer’s UK expansion is hardly an invasion.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 19th 2013 at 10:47AM in News
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
Digital Spy breaks 20m monthly users mark as games make gains

Digital Spy breaks 20m monthly users mark as games make gains

Entertainment and technology website Digital Spy has passed the 20m monthly users mark for the first time.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 11th 2013 at 9:47AM in News
Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

Read all about it: international games media brands set sights on UK

The biggest games magazines in North America and Europe are to launch in the UK, MCV can reveal.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Feb 7th 2013 at 12:19PM in News