Entries in 'twitter' (70)

EA apologies for 'unacceptable' and 'stupid' Frostbite Wii U jibes

EA apologies for 'unacceptable' and 'stupid' Frostbite Wii U jibes

Peter Moore has publicly apologised for April Fools tweets sent out by the official DICE Frostbite account that mocked the Wii U.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 2nd 2014 at 9:32AM in News
DICE Frostbite April Fool taunts Wii U

DICE Frostbite April Fool taunts Wii U

Developer DICE has in an almost cruel April Fool taunted Wii U owners with a mock announcement of support for the console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 1st 2014 at 4:17PM in News
Cave shutting down Western social media presence

Cave shutting down Western social media presence

The future looks bleak for cult Japanese studio Cave.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2014 at 2:47PM in News
What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

What did you miss from the London Games Conference?

Last night's London Games Conference was another jam-packed event filled with incredible insight on how to discover, sell and even make games.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Nov 14th 2013 at 10:55AM in News

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LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

LGC: Twitter activity trumps ad spend for boosting game sales

Twitter UK MD Bruce Daisley says the social media platform is the most effective way to drive games sales.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Nov 13th 2013 at 5:03PM in News
SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

SOE will ban players for vile behaviour on any social network

Abusive behaviour on Twitter could see the perpetrator banned from playing Sony Online Entertainment’s online titles.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 19th 2013 at 12:47PM in News
2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

2m mentions in 24hrs for Grand Theft Auto V on Twitter

As well as taking retail by storm, Grand Theft Auto V has also dominated social networks.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 17th 2013 at 12:59PM in News
Sony apologises for Grand Theft Auto V PS4 gaffe

Sony apologises for Grand Theft Auto V PS4 gaffe

Whoops. Sony has put its foot in it for a second time surrounding Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto V.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 28th 2013 at 8:56AM in News

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One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

One Direction fans try to out-hate Call of Duty fans on Twitter

There are many evils in this world and it’s safe to say patching Black Ops II and suggesting Harry Styles has a penis are definitely two of the worst.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 1st 2013 at 11:12AM in News
How to master social media

How to master social media

We all know channels like Twitter and Facebook are essential to promoting your products, but what is the most effective way to use them? 

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jul 25th 2013 at 4:30PM in News
GameSpot's next-gen Twitter battle is grim reading for Microsoft

GameSpot's next-gen Twitter battle is grim reading for Microsoft

99 per cent of statistics are meaningless, obviously, but the results of an interesting consumer poll paint a grim picture for Microsoft’s new console.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 23rd 2013 at 11:38AM in News
Hashtag campaign to promote 3DS

Hashtag campaign to promote 3DS

A new social media campaign is looking to raise awareness of the 3DS.

Michael French
by Michael French
on May 17th 2013 at 10:11AM in News

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Adam Orth exits Microsoft following always-on Twitter fiasco

Adam Orth exits Microsoft following always-on Twitter fiasco

Microsoft creative director Adam Orth, made infamous for his recent outburst on Twitter regarding always-connected consoles, has left the company.

Erik Johnson
by Erik Johnson
on Apr 11th 2013 at 7:35AM in News
George Galloway calls for UK Twitter ban

George Galloway calls for UK Twitter ban

MP George Galloway has filed an early day motion that calls for a ban on Twitter within the UK until the site opts to cooperate with local authorities.

Greg Lockley
by Greg Lockley
on Mar 19th 2013 at 12:43PM in News
The New Rules of Video Games Marketing

The New Rules of Video Games Marketing

The bedrock of any video game or console launch is its marketing.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Feb 27th 2013 at 1:19PM in News
#PlayStationMemory claims top global trending spot on Twitter ahead of PS4 reveal

#PlayStationMemory claims top global trending spot on Twitter ahead of PS4 reveal

The world has united in memory of nearly two decades of PlayStation ahead of the reveal of the PS4 in New York tonight.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2013 at 11:20AM in News

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Bungie's Destiny ready for reveal; Social media campaign begins

Bungie's Destiny ready for reveal; Social media campaign begins

The first project of Bungie’s post-Halo identity looks set for a reveal as early as this Sunday (February 17th).

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 13th 2013 at 2:42PM in News
HMV Tweeter refuses to apologise for online outburst

HMV Tweeter refuses to apologise for online outburst

The woman behind HMV’s famed Twitter outburst last week has refused to apologise for her actions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 4th 2013 at 2:41PM in News
Nintendo adding Twitter-style verified accounts to Wii U online service Miiverse

Nintendo adding Twitter-style verified accounts to Wii U online service Miiverse

Nintendo today announced it will add verified accounts to its online Miiverse service to help single out brands, Nintendo VIPs and celebrities.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jan 23rd 2013 at 3:36PM in News
UPDATED: SOE president lambasts Planetside 2 hackers

UPDATED: SOE president lambasts Planetside 2 hackers

No-one likes a cheat, of course, but sometimes things should maybe be put in a little more perspective.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 5th 2012 at 10:22AM in News
#1reasonwhy - Devs join forces to tackle sexism in gaming

#1reasonwhy - Devs join forces to tackle sexism in gaming

Hundreds of women game designers have spoken out on Twitter about rampant sexism in the game industry as the reason why there are so few female developers in the sector.

Craig Chapple
by Craig Chapple
on Nov 27th 2012 at 12:22PM in News
Serious Sam publisher hands out free game to those who criticise Medal of Honor

Serious Sam publisher hands out free game to those who criticise Medal of Honor

The publisher of Serious Sam 3 has urged fans to openly criticise Medal of Honor in return for free copy of the game.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 30th 2012 at 8:49AM in News
Facebook and Twitter apps pulled from Xbox Live

Facebook and Twitter apps pulled from Xbox Live

Microsoft has removed the dedicated Facebook and Twitter apps from the Xbox 360 marketplace.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2012 at 3:26PM in News
GAMES MEDIA AWARDS: A night in tweets

GAMES MEDIA AWARDS: A night in tweets

Obviously last night was a great evening for everyone in the building at the Games Media Awards 2012. But it was an exciting time on the internet, too.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 19th 2012 at 10:19AM in News
Disgruntled former SCEA PR man lets rip on Twitter

Disgruntled former SCEA PR man lets rip on Twitter

This should be read with a very notable disclaimer – ex-employees are often not the best barometer of their former employer’s strategy.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 25th 2012 at 9:38AM in News