Entries in 'tablets' (30)

Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Halo co-creator scores $5m investment for tablet shooter Midnight Star

Bungie co-founder Alex Seropian's startup Industrial Toys has received a sizable investment from Accel Partners to develop his new mobile title, Midnight Star.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 7th 2014 at 9:14PM in News
Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Sweeney: VR will be bigger than smartphones

Epic Games CEO Tim Sweeney has lofty expectations for the budding VR space, stating that he believes the technology will end up being bigger than the smartphone phenomenon.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 8:09AM in News
Square Enix reveals new Hitman turn-based strategy game for mobile

Square Enix reveals new Hitman turn-based strategy game for mobile

The next entry in the Hitman series will venture into the mobile space as a new strategy offering, Square Enix has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Feb 13th 2014 at 8:55PM in News
HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV ramping down tech, stepping up games, music and film

HMV is reducing the amount of high-end technology it sells, the retailer has told MCV's sister site PCR.

by Laura Barnes
on Nov 29th 2013 at 1:18PM in News

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Assassin's Creed Pirates coming to iOS, Android in December

Assassin's Creed Pirates coming to iOS, Android in December

Ubisoft has announced Assassin's Creed Pirates, a spin-off of Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag for tablets and phones, will launch for both iOS and Android platforms early next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Nov 26th 2013 at 8:25AM in News
iPad Air and new iPad Mini ship next month

iPad Air and new iPad Mini ship next month

Apple has unveiled the iPad Air, a redesigned full-size tablet launching worldwide on November 1st.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 23rd 2013 at 6:24AM in News
Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

Study: Tablets, Smartphones hurting PC market

The worldwide PC market is in decline thanks to iOS and Android tablets, according to a new study from research firm Gartner.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 11th 2013 at 7:50AM in News
Report: Apple to reveal iPad 5, iPad mini 2 this month

Report: Apple to reveal iPad 5, iPad mini 2 this month

Apple will reportedly unveil a pair of new iPad products later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 10th 2013 at 6:01AM in News

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Ofcom says console ownership is in decline

Ofcom says console ownership is in decline

For the first time in the history of Ofcom’s Children and Parents Media Use and Attitudes Report a decline in UK console ownership has been discovered.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 4th 2013 at 10:40AM in News
Yoshida: No question smartphones hurt handheld market

Yoshida: No question smartphones hurt handheld market

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida admits that there's “no question” smartphones have “badly hurt” handheld sales.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 3rd 2013 at 7:44AM in News
Sony's Gaikai service may stream games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices

Sony's Gaikai service may stream games to TVs, PCs, mobile devices

Playstation game streaming service Gaikai may eventually alllow users access to content on devices outside of Sony's gaming hardware, such as smartphones, tablets, computers and televisions.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 24th 2013 at 12:05AM in News
Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 2 tablet as a "full-power PC"

Microsoft reveals Surface Pro 2 tablet as a "full-power PC"

Microsoft has officially announced the latest in its Windows tablet line, unveiling the Surface Pro 2 ahead of its launch next month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Sep 23rd 2013 at 11:45PM in News

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Plants vs Zombies 2 PopCap's biggest release ever, according to CEO

Plants vs Zombies 2 PopCap's biggest release ever, according to CEO

PopCap CEO Dave Roberts has dubbed the iOS launch of Plants vs Zombies 2 the company’s biggest release to date.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Aug 20th 2013 at 3:35AM in News
New Nexus 7 tablet launches today

New Nexus 7 tablet launches today

The second generation Nexus 7 is set to hit shelves later today, and already some retailers are reporting shortages in stock.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jul 30th 2013 at 6:40AM in News
Microsoft cuts Surface price by £120

Microsoft cuts Surface price by £120

Microsoft has slashed the price of its struggling Surface tablet computers.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Jul 16th 2013 at 9:49AM in News
Industry roundtable: using mobile to market games

Industry roundtable: using mobile to market games

The world of mobile has opened up a variety of new routes to market.

on Jun 7th 2013 at 10:16AM in News

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Deus Ex: The Fall skips next-gen in favour of mobiles and tablets

Deus Ex: The Fall skips next-gen in favour of mobiles and tablets

Square Enix teased us yesterday with talk of a new Deus Ex instalment, but it might not be what you expected.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 5th 2013 at 3:00PM in News
Take-Two plans to sync game launches on tablets with PC and consoles

Take-Two plans to sync game launches on tablets with PC and consoles

Take-Two Interactive executive chairman Strauss Zelnick believes it won’t be long before the publisher is launching games on tablets simultaneously with their console and PC equivalents.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on May 31st 2013 at 9:10AM in News
Blackberry boss says tablet computers will be dead in five years

Blackberry boss says tablet computers will be dead in five years

The tablet computer industry – and in turn the iPad – will be dead within five years, the boss of Blackberry has claimed.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 2nd 2013 at 1:26PM in News
Prince of Persia 2 remake in the works for mobile devices

Prince of Persia 2 remake in the works for mobile devices

1993 release Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame is being remade for tablets and smartphones, Ubisoft has announced.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 12th 2013 at 7:29AM in News
Next-generation of mobile devices will beat Xbox 360 and PS3 in power race

Next-generation of mobile devices will beat Xbox 360 and PS3 in power race

Nvidia’s senior VP of content and technology has said that mobile devices will very shortly overtake the PS3 and Xbox 360 in terms of technological clout.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2013 at 10:19AM in News
Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro launches next month

Microsoft Surface Windows 8 Pro launches next month

Microsoft has dated its next run at the tablet market.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 10:30PM in News
iPad Mini announcement expected next week

iPad Mini announcement expected next week

It looks as though we’re just a week off from the long-rumoured iPad Mini unveiling, as Apple has issued invitations for an event next Tuesday.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 17th 2012 at 7:54AM in News
Microsoft reveals Surface pricing

Microsoft reveals Surface pricing

Microsoft has revealed pricing for Surface ahead of the tablet’s release later this month.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Oct 17th 2012 at 7:39AM in News
Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Microsoft's Xbox Music service goes live tomorrow

Xbox and Windows platform holder Microsoft is to have another stab at competing with iTunes and Spotify in the digital music market.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 15th 2012 at 5:00AM in News