Entries in 'Media' (220)

NGP: Physical storage confirmed

NGP: Physical storage confirmed

As revealed by MCV earlier this month, Sony has stuck with physical media for its PSP successor, though it's opted for a flash card as opposed to disc based ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2011 at 8:40AM in News
Computec launches browser game contest

Computec launches browser game contest

Computec Media is giving games developers the chance to establish themselves on the browser gaming scene.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jan 26th 2011 at 4:25PM in News
Russian media links MW2 to bombing

Russian media links MW2 to bombing

Government-financed satellite news channel Russia Today has pointed the finger at Modern Warfare 2 following the recent terrorist attack in the country.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 26th 2011 at 8:18AM in News
Two-month TV campaign for LBP2

Two-month TV campaign for LBP2

Sony has launched a mammoth marketing campaign for its acclaimed release, LittleBigPlanet 2.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 25th 2011 at 11:50AM in News

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Sceptical reaction to Panorama

Sceptical reaction to Panorama

Having finally been broadcast on BBC One last night, the media has reacted with cynicism to what is being widely labelled as an inconclusive and sensationalist report on the potential ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 10:47AM in News
‘The era of big sites is coming to an end’

‘The era of big sites is coming to an end’

The days of dominant gaming websites are numbered, says The Games Tribe’s Richard Keith.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2010 at 8:48AM in News
BBC’s Panorama turns on video games

BBC’s Panorama turns on video games

As if accusing FIFA execs of bribery wasn’t enough, next week BBC’s Panorama threatens to lift the lid on ‘games addiction’.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 1st 2010 at 3:20PM in News
Carmack predicts the death of discs

Carmack predicts the death of discs

Twelve months after Square Enix boss Yoichi Wada predicted the demise of physical media, another games industry stalwart has declared that the days of packaged games are numbered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 26th 2010 at 12:50PM in News

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Physical games market ‘will not recover’

Physical games market ‘will not recover’

The market boom that enveloped the video games market in 2008 will never again be recaptured, analyst Screen Digest has warned.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 4:05PM in News
Profits up at Future

Profits up at Future

Future Publishing has posted a slight increase in profit for the year ending September 30th 2010.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2010 at 1:56PM in News
Disney losing its console appetite

Disney losing its console appetite

Entertainment behemoth Disney has hinted at a move away from console gaming as the firm looks to the growth being enjoyed in the social and mobile game sectors.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2010 at 1:11PM in News
OPINION: Kinecting with the market

OPINION: Kinecting with the market

We’re here for you, the reader. Any publication or website is. Without readers we die, and if at any time we forget that we’re here to serve you then that’s ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 3rd 2010 at 8:30AM in News

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Richard Keith forms Games Tribe

Richard Keith forms Games Tribe

Erstwhile Future publisher Richard Keith has set up a new online games media company, called The Games Tribe.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 24th 2010 at 10:44AM in News
The changing face of games media

The changing face of games media

The constant state of evolution within the gaming press is precisely what makes it such an exciting area of the market to be involved with.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 24th 2010 at 4:58PM in News
Online games dominate UK media usage

Online games dominate UK media usage

39 per cent of UK internet users now play online games, making it the most popular form of media consumption in the country, according to a new Ofcom report entitled ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 5:09PM in News
Gibeau questions MOH media row

Gibeau questions MOH media row

Publishing empire EA says it will not surrender its creative vision to the furore surrounding the upcoming Medal of Honor game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 23rd 2010 at 1:18PM in News

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Future’s Q3 revenue up 2%

Future’s Q3 revenue up 2%

Media group Future has reported what it describes as an “encouraging” two per cent year-on-year rise in revenue for its 2010 Q3.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 4th 2010 at 12:58PM in News
Physical still dwarfing digital sales

Physical still dwarfing digital sales

A new study entitled ‘The D2 Report: Discs & Digital – The Business of Home Entertainment Retailing’ from the Entertainment Merchants Association claims that traditional boxed product still accounts for ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 3rd 2010 at 1:01PM in News
MCV goes big at Gamescom

MCV goes big at Gamescom

Trade leader MCV has unveiled plans for its biggest ever presence at Gamescom in Cologne.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 28th 2010 at 5:09PM in News
E3: Media Predictions

E3: Media Predictions

How on earth will the 3DS actually work? Will Natal’s games be any good? Will we see the PSP 2? Could Valve be fibbing about Half-Life 2: Episode 3? Shenmue ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 11th 2010 at 2:30PM in News
OnLive hitting all UK ISPs

OnLive hitting all UK ISPs

Streaming games service OnLive will be available over any UK ISP, founder and CEO Steve Perlman has confirmed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 13th 2010 at 11:01AM in News
Sourcebook returns this July

Sourcebook returns this July

Intent Media’s Sourcebook is back this July.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 4:33PM in News
FMG signs Advantage

FMG signs Advantage

Foreign Media Games has secured a new distribution deal with Advantage.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2010 at 1:39PM in News
Future reshuffles games team

Future reshuffles games team

UK media publisher Future has announced a fresh bout of reorganisation in its video games team.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 15th 2010 at 12:15PM in News
Music deal targets gaming

Music deal targets gaming

Britain’s largest independent music publisher Chrysalis is to focus on the games industry following the completion of an £11m acquisition of First State Media Group.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2010 at 5:39PM in News