Entries in 'twitter' (70)

TRENDING NOW: The Wii U price and launch date

TRENDING NOW: The Wii U price and launch date

Nintendo has this morning confirmed a December 8th launch for the Wii U in Japan.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 13th 2012 at 10:03AM in News
Girlfriend Mode ignites on Twitter

Girlfriend Mode ignites on Twitter

TRENDING NOW: That’s the thing with modern media – the time lapse between ‘making a silly comment’ and ‘paying the price for a silly comment’ is so very, very small.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 13th 2012 at 12:37PM in News
Molyneux: Molydeux is another reason why I left Microsoft

Molyneux: Molydeux is another reason why I left Microsoft

The popular Peter Molyneux spoof Twitter account @petermolydeux has been named as one of the reasons for the developer’s departure from Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jul 9th 2012 at 12:52PM in News

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SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: Top Tips

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: Top Tips

Rounding off our Social Media Special, James Batchelor asks industry experts how games firms can make the most of the world's biggest social networks

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 20th 2012 at 5:50PM in News
SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: The publisher's perspective

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: The publisher's perspective

As part of our Social Media Special, Ubisoft's UK head of digital marketing Alan Dykes discusses how Twitter and Facebook can be crucial to a game's success – if used ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 20th 2012 at 5:26PM in News
SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: The media's perspective

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: The media's perspective

Following our look at how social media can be used to build communities, IGN's Rich Keen discusses the new challenges this poses for media firms as pubishers and developers ...

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 20th 2012 at 5:20PM in News
SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: Social Services

SOCIAL MEDIA SPECIAL: Social Services

Twitter, Facebook and other online networks are a part of our daily lives, but is the games industry taking full advantage of these direct connections to fans?

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 20th 2012 at 4:59PM in News

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Nike becomes the first UK company to have Twitter ads banned

Nike becomes the first UK company to have Twitter ads banned

A Twitter advertising campaign organized by Nike has become the first to be banned in the UK.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 20th 2012 at 12:34PM in News
Microsoft releases Kinect Star Wars iOS app

Microsoft releases Kinect Star Wars iOS app

A new iOS app based on Kinect Star Wars has hit the App Store courtesy of Microsoft.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2012 at 10:04AM in News
Facebook and Twitter apps ready for Vita launch

Facebook and Twitter apps ready for Vita launch

Sony has announced that Twitter, Facebook and Flickr apps will be ready to download on Vita’s PSN Store on day one.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 20th 2012 at 3:29PM in News
Minecraft's Notch offers to fund Psychonauts 2 development

Minecraft's Notch offers to fund Psychonauts 2 development

Minecraft creator Markus ‘Notch’ Persson is prepared to personally fund development of a sequel to Double Fine’s critically acclaimed title Psychonauts.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 7th 2012 at 4:00PM in News

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Twitter spoof Peter Molydeux will return

Twitter spoof Peter Molydeux will return

One of the industry’s favourite spoof Twitter feeds has been suspended – but its owner says that he very much hopes for its return.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 24th 2011 at 2:46PM in News
Your chance to grab a FREE MCV subscription

Your chance to grab a FREE MCV subscription

Intent Media has extended its offer of a free subscription to MCV magazine for all of its Twitter followers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 13th 2011 at 12:58PM in News
Follow the Games Media Awards on Twitter and Facebook

Follow the Games Media Awards on Twitter and Facebook

With a little over two weeks to go until The Games Media Awards 2011, in association with Grainger Games, it’s time for us to remind you exactly how modern we ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Oct 11th 2011 at 1:11PM in News
Develop Awards tonight: Live coverage online

Develop Awards tonight: Live coverage online

Tonight is the biggest night for games developers: over 550 industry execs will cram into the Brighton Hilton's Ballroom to see who has won the Develop Industry Excellence Awards.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Jul 20th 2011 at 5:37PM in News

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APPLE: PC-free iOS 5 announced

APPLE: PC-free iOS 5 announced

Apple has announced that its fifth iteration of iOS will not require a PC or Mac.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Jun 6th 2011 at 8:31PM in News
Wayne Rooney joins Microsoft PR team

Wayne Rooney joins Microsoft PR team

You want me to sign a £1m cheque for a an outdoor advertising campaign that will see our game brand placed on the foreheads of five year old school children ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on May 12th 2011 at 4:52PM in News
Mary Portas in GAME Twitter row

Mary Portas in GAME Twitter row

TV celebrity and retail specialist Mary 'Queen of Shops' Portas directed her attentions at retailer GAME this weekend, and highlighted her lack of respect for the ratings system in the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 14th 2011 at 8:21AM in News
Kevin Butler makes PS3 gaffe

Kevin Butler makes PS3 gaffe

In what can only be described as one of the worst corporate Twitter faux pas' of recent times, comedy PlayStation executive-come-marketing character Kevin Butler has accidentally tweeted the PS3's root ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 9th 2011 at 11:59AM in News
Jonathan Ross talks 3DS on Twitter

Jonathan Ross talks 3DS on Twitter

UK TV star and Twitter powerhouse Jonathan Ross has been doing his part in building the hype for Nintendo's 3DS by discussing the device on the micro-blogging service.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 17th 2011 at 9:09AM in News
MCV adds social media as total readership soars

MCV adds social media as total readership soars

MCV has increased its print and web readership to highest-ever levels.

Michael French
by Michael French
on Dec 10th 2010 at 4:00PM in News
3DS set for November 20th in Japan?

3DS set for November 20th in Japan?

A Twitter user has sparked rumours surrounding the Japanese release date of Nintendo 3DS.

Christopher Dring
by Christopher Dring
on Sep 13th 2010 at 11:07AM in News
Tax breaks trend on Twitter

Tax breaks trend on Twitter

Bringing a bit of light relief to the heavy subject of tax, Chancellor Alistair Darling’s move to offer tax relief to some UK games developers has sparked interest amongst the ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 25th 2010 at 2:05PM in News
Bizarre backs Twitter as future of marketing

Bizarre backs Twitter as future of marketing

Leading UK development studio Bizarre Creations believes that rapidly growing social network sites could trigger a new world order in video game marketing.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 8th 2010 at 4:38PM in News