Entries in 'open' (42)

Alworths plans to open 200 stores

Alworths plans to open 200 stores

Woolworths’ former development boss has told MCV he will open up to 200 Alworths stores throughout the UK – and games will be stocked in all outlets.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 7th 2009 at 9:44AM in News
UK trade calls for open distribution

UK trade calls for open distribution

UK distributors have called upon the games industry to embrace open distribution in order to improve the sector.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 18th 2009 at 9:15AM in News
First Microsoft Store opened

First Microsoft Store opened

Microsoft has opened its very first dedicated retail store in Arizona; the first in what is expected to be a string of retail outlets focused specifically on Microsoft products.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 22nd 2009 at 4:49PM in News
First Microsoft store opens this week

First Microsoft store opens this week

Microsoft will open the first of its branded retail stores next Thursday, October 22nd, according to the Wall Street Journal.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2009 at 12:22PM in News

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7Digital: Online platforms must be open

7Digital: Online platforms must be open

360, Wii and PlayStation 3’s online platforms should be made accesible to third-party services like Steam, says 7Digital.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2009 at 11:59AM in News
Gaikai beta arrives in Europe

Gaikai beta arrives in Europe

The cloud-based Gaikai service, which lets players enjoy traditional disk-based PC games through a browser without the need to install any files or own the physical media, is entering closed ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 9th 2009 at 4:30PM in News
Sell your songs on Rock Band

Sell your songs on Rock Band

MTV and Harmonix are set to revolutionise the Rock Band games with a groundbreaking initiative that will allow all bands and musicians submit their own music for download.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 20th 2009 at 2:18PM in News
Nokia opens Ovi content portal

Nokia opens Ovi content portal

Nokia has opened the doors to its much-anticipated Ovi Store, which it hopes will steal some of the mobile app initiative back from Apple.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 26th 2009 at 12:55PM in News

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Senior exec calls for opening up of casual games platforms

Senior exec calls for opening up of casual games platforms

Writing exclusively for CasualGaming.biz, PopCap’s senior director of business development for Asia Pacific Giordano Bruno Contestabile has called for casual games publishers to open up their platforms in an effort ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 6th 2009 at 2:01PM in News
Best Buy claims downturn will help UK invasion

Best Buy claims downturn will help UK invasion

Best Buy has insisted that its push into the UK market is well on track, that it is ready to ‘revolutionise’ the country’s retail landscape, and that global economic pressures ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 6th 2009 at 4:08PM in News
PS3 Home to launch tomorrow

PS3 Home to launch tomorrow

The open beta of PS3 Home will be made available to all PS3 users from tomorrow (December 11th), SCEE has announced.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 10th 2008 at 9:40AM in News
PS3 Home launch ‘in next 10 days’

PS3 Home launch ‘in next 10 days’

The clock is ticking on Sony’s recurrent pledge to release an open beta for its PS3 social network Home by the end of the year – and a report in ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 8th 2008 at 12:01PM in News

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Sony maintains 2008 launch for PS3 Home

Sony maintains 2008 launch for PS3 Home

The clock is ticking on 2008, but Sony has once again asserted that its PS3 Home service will be opened to the public before the turn of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 27th 2008 at 5:12PM in News
Halo 3 Recon is open-world title

Halo 3 Recon is open-world title

A number of new details about Bungie’s upcoming expansion to its popular FPS franchise, Halo 3 Recon, the most interesting of which is the news that it will be based ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 17th 2008 at 12:23PM in News
PS2 becomes open platform

PS2 becomes open platform

SCEE's George Bain has announced sweeping changes to Sony Computer Entertainment's approvals process, which have effectively made PS2 an open development platform – whilst at the same time easing the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 29th 2008 at 10:22AM in News
SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

SCE eyes up Indian studio opening

Sony is planning to further boost it's already-announced commitment to games development in India - and could even open an internal studio of its own in the territory.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 5th 2008 at 12:22PM in News

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PS3 Home delayed again

PS3 Home delayed again

SCEA has officially confirmed that its beta testing of the highly anticipated PS3 Home service is to continue throughout the next few months, seemingly pushing the official launch of the ...
Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 22nd 2008 at 11:12AM in News