Entries in 'service' (45)

Call of Duty: Elite to close this Friday

Call of Duty: Elite to close this Friday

Activision's social network for Call of Duty is to be canned.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Feb 26th 2014 at 10:19AM in News
Microsoft developing Siri-rival called Cortana

Microsoft developing Siri-rival called Cortana

Al character Cortana from the Halo series is to lend itself to a new Siri-rivalling tech from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2013 at 9:45AM in News
PS4 will offer "world's first" 4K movie download service

PS4 will offer "world's first" 4K movie download service

Sony has revealed its first big non-gaming service for the PS4 – the world’s first 4K video service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 1st 2013 at 1:03PM in News
£35 Battlefield Premium service revealed

£35 Battlefield Premium service revealed

EA will at next week’s E3 reveal the Battlefield Premium service, according to a retail listing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 29th 2012 at 10:07AM in News

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PlayStation cloud gaming service rumoured for E3

PlayStation cloud gaming service rumoured for E3

Sony will strike a deal with OnLive or Gaikai at E3 next month for PlayStation cloud gaming, according to reports.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 24th 2012 at 6:01PM in News
Hitari teams up with Royal Mail

Hitari teams up with Royal Mail

Online independent games retailer Hitari has added a raft of new services after partnering with Royal Mail and DPD.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on May 1st 2012 at 2:55PM in News
No Amazon UK game downloads this year

No Amazon UK game downloads this year

Amazon's PC game download store has suffered a new delay, say publishers.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Apr 25th 2012 at 11:52AM in News
Sky reveals new console TV streaming service

Sky reveals new console TV streaming service

Murdoch owned satellite broadcaster Sky has unveiled a brand new streaming TV service that will be made available on consoles, tablets, PCs, connected TVs and mobile phones.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 21st 2012 at 2:05PM in News

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Who will buy Metaboli?

Who will buy Metaboli?

Digital retailer Metaboli is an acquisition target for major video game firms.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Feb 14th 2012 at 9:00AM in News
Nintendo admits that digital service could miss Wii U launch

Nintendo admits that digital service could miss Wii U launch

Nintendo is pondering whether it will launch a digital download service on the day it launches its next home console, the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2012 at 10:21AM in News
Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Gaikai partners with Ubisoft, Best Buy

Cloud gaming company Gaikai is now providing its demo service to Ubisoft and Best Buy following deals with YouTube, EA and more.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Jan 5th 2012 at 10:40AM in News
Newell: Piracy is a non-issue for Valve

Newell: Piracy is a non-issue for Valve

Valve boss Gabe Newell has challenged the notion that software pricing is the driving force behind games piracy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 28th 2011 at 2:37PM in News

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Apple pulls iOS games subscription app

Apple pulls iOS games subscription app

After just a couple of days of availability, Apple has without explanation removed a first-of-its-kind games subscription service from the iOS App Store.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 1:32PM in News
iOS to get its first streaming games subscription service

iOS to get its first streaming games subscription service

Big Fish Games has secured an agreement with Apple for a first-of-its-kind subscription games servcie on iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2011 at 8:32AM in News
Ratcliffe reboots GaBoom

Ratcliffe reboots GaBoom

Online games swap shop GaBoom has been relaunched.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 2nd 2011 at 11:03AM in News
Netflix is finally coming to the UK

Netflix is finally coming to the UK

US film and TV streaming service Netflix will launch in the UK and Ireland early next year.

Zen Terrelonge
by Zen Terrelonge
on Oct 24th 2011 at 1:32PM in News

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The Hut launches games trade-in service

The Hut launches games trade-in service

Online retail firm The Hut Group has set up a new website that allows customers to buy and sell pre-owned video games.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Oct 6th 2011 at 5:23PM in News
OnLive.co.uk is finally here

OnLive.co.uk is finally here

The future or just a flash in the pan? Either way, the OnLive journey is going to be a fascinating one and today’s the day the service finally launches in ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 22nd 2011 at 8:25AM in News
Is this retail's digital console breakthrough?

Is this retail's digital console breakthrough?

We're told time and time again that retail can play an important part in the digital gaming landscape, but one obstacle has always remained – the iron grip platform holders ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 19th 2011 at 12:50PM in News
New EA scheme lets gamers download FIFA 12 before it hits shelves

New EA scheme lets gamers download FIFA 12 before it hits shelves

Consumers will be able to download FIFA 12 days before the game hits store shelves, EA Sports has confirmed.

on Aug 2nd 2011 at 2:53PM in News
Amazon’s UK games download store ready for October launch

Amazon’s UK games download store ready for October launch

Online retail behemoth  Amazon will launch its PC game download store in the UK this October, MCV can reveal.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 21st 2011 at 9:23AM in News
Nintendo video service could arrive tomorrow

Nintendo video service could arrive tomorrow

A press release issued in Germany seems to indicate that Nintendo’s 3DS Video download service is due to launch in Europe tomorrow (July 13th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 12th 2011 at 12:47PM in News
Intent Media launches market research service

Intent Media launches market research service

Intent Media, one of the UK’s leading b2b publishing companies, is to start selling specialist market reports across a number of its websites – some generated by its own editorial ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 16th 2011 at 11:29AM in News
Xbox Live suffers "service alert"

Xbox Live suffers "service alert"

With PSN currently surrounded by a national security controversy, Microsoft has now issued a service alert for users of Xbox Live.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 27th 2011 at 11:57AM in News
Amazon launches cloud music service

Amazon launches cloud music service

Online retailer Amazon has stolen a march on Apple and Google by launching a cloud music service for PC, Mac and Android devices.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 29th 2011 at 1:26PM in News