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ITV games show The Cube coming to consoles

A video game based on hugely popular game show The Cube will be released on consoles later this year. The title will be published by Koch’s Europress division as part of a partnership with series producers Objective Productions, distributors All3Media International and Route 1. Currently in its third series on …

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ITV and Ch4 to hit PS3 this week

Sony’s PS3 will add to significant strings to its digital content bow this week with the addition of streaming content services from both Channel 4 and ITV this week. That’s according to The Guardian, which claims that the launch will mark a change of strategy for ITV which, until now, …

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ITV promises fair games addiction investigation

A flood of angry emails has prompted ITV to assure the industry that any investigation into video games addiction will be fair. Yesterday, the broadcaster sent out invitations for gamers or their parents whose education or relationships have suffered because of video games – or have suffered from violence connected …

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Lorraine Kelly investigates games addiction

Clearly, ITV has missed the widespread backlash against the BBC’s Panorama on games addiction as it’s now launching its own investigation. And who better to head up this initiative than long-time morning TV presenter, Lorraine Kelly? ITV has been issuing invitations to various specialist gaming media outlets, such as CVG, …

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YouView turns TVs into consoles

The humble TV set-top box is finally emerging as a genuine challenger to Nintendo, Microsoft and Sony. The team behind Freeview successor YouView have told MCV that the new platform – co-funded by UK broadcasters BBC, ITV, Channel 4, and Five plus the likes of BT – will use an …

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Coronation Street game hits Facebook

Long-running UK television soap Coronation Street is to become the first such programme to get its own dedicated social network game. Corrie Nation is to initially run on Facebook and ITV.com, and has been created in conjunction with the television show’s production team. After the November 1st launch, other platforms …

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SONY: ITV on Demand hits PS3

Sony has outlined some further spokes in tis IPTV wheel with the introduction of ITV content on demand on the PlayStation Network. A host of content agreements have been signed with providers across a number of nations including the Netherlands, Spain, Germany and Finland. There’s no sign, however, of the …

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Live action Halo short debuts tomorrow

Its release is still a long way off, but the hype machine for the next instalment in the Halo series steps up a gear tomorrow with the UK premiere of movie short ‘Birth of a Spartan’. The 60 second ad will appear following the full time whistle in the Lyon …

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Now ITV seeks console licensing deals

It’s not just the BBC that wants to boost its games activity – ITV also wants to see more of its key properties on consoles after having already licensed hit shows such as I’m A Celebrity to Koch and Dancing On Ice to Ghostlight. We have licensed a considerable amount …

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