Entries in 'rival' (14)

US cable giants prepare console challenge with streaming games push

US cable giants prepare console challenge with streaming games push

Traditional gaming has held its own in the face of increasing opposition this generation – but its stiffest challenge may be yet to come.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 8:30AM in News
Analyst predicts iPad mini launch this October

Analyst predicts iPad mini launch this October

Apple with this October launch an iPad Mini to rival Google’s new Nexus 7, a US analyst has predicted.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 2nd 2012 at 3:31PM in News
Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster reaches 1m boys

Fight My Monster has become the UK’s fastest-growing online game for boys after reaching 1m players.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 12th 2012 at 4:07PM in News
TV ad focus: PS Vita vs other handhelds

TV ad focus: PS Vita vs other handhelds

Sony launched the PS Vita last month and the TV rating results for its first burst of advertising activity have been revealed. 

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 26th 2012 at 11:46AM in News

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Uncharted 4... for iPhone and iPad?

Uncharted 4... for iPhone and iPad?

Platform holders traditionally rule their domains with an iron fist. But the market is changing. These are challenging times.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 29th 2012 at 10:22AM in News
Microsoft 'planning OnLive rival'

Microsoft 'planning OnLive rival'

A report has claimed that Microsoft is preparing a universal, cross-platform Xbox gaming platform similar in design to OnLive for launch in 2012.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 6th 2011 at 2:26PM in News
Legalities of XBLA's rival platform policy detailed

Legalities of XBLA's rival platform policy detailed

There’s nothing wrong with Microsoft’s decision not to publish downloadable games on Xbox Live if they arrive on rival systems first, a lawyer has claimed.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Sep 7th 2011 at 10:07AM in News

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EA announces Steam rival

EA announces Steam rival

Publisher EA has today launched a direct rival to leading PC digital distribution portal Steam.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 3rd 2011 at 2:19PM in News
Activision: EA has lost its way

Activision: EA has lost its way

Outspoken Activision publishing boss Bobby Kotick has in an interview with Edge magazine launched a scathing assault on rival EA, blasting the way it treats owned developers and claiming that ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 27th 2010 at 12:40PM in News
Sony readying iTunes rival?

Sony readying iTunes rival?

UK broadsheet The Financial Times is claiming that Sony will use its presentation at consumer electronics trade show IFA to unveil a brand new iTunes-rivalling digital sales platform.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 1st 2010 at 12:24PM in News
Does Red Dead Redemption have mass appeal?

Does Red Dead Redemption have mass appeal?

Rockstar has high hopes for the upcoming Red Dead Redemption, but US analyst Michael Pachter has questioned whether it will become the blockbuster that publisher 2K Games intends.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 6:36PM in News

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THQ confident Metro 2033 will deliver

THQ confident Metro 2033 will deliver

THQ Claims its forthcoming thriller Metro 2033 could be as big as Call of Duty or GTA.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 28th 2010 at 3:01PM in News
Wada: FFXIV a serious WoW rival

Wada: FFXIV a serious WoW rival

Square Enix is positioning Final Fantasy XIV as a serious rival to Blizzard’s World of Warcraft series, company president Yoichi Wada has revealed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 17th 2009 at 9:37AM in News