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Level Up Media launches on-demand video site TheGamer.tv for blockbuster console games

Esports and gaming video broadcaster Level Up Media has launched its brand-new website, TheGamer.tv. Initiallyannounced back in February of this year, TheGamer.tv is the world’s first dedicated destination for audiences looking for the latest premium console-based videos from blockbuster titles such as FIFA, Call of Duty, GTA, Assassin’s Creed and …

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WWE Network on-demand app launches on PS4, PS3, and Xbox 360

The WWE Network app has arrived on PS3, PS4, and Xbox 360 consoles, the professional wrestling company has announced. The subscription-based service, revealed back in January, packs access to over a thousand hours of on-demand video content across WWE’s lifetime. Along with classic WWE/WWF match-ups, archives include WCW and ECW …

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On-demand service planned for Wii U and 3DS

A follow-up report to Nintendo’s press briefing this morning has detailed plans for an on-demand service for Wii U and 3DS. Joystiq has translated the Japanese report that describes the service as part of president Satoru Iwata’s long-term plans for its gaming division. The unification of Nintendo Network IDs across …

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GAME teases PC on-demand service

Sony might not be the only firm planning to introduce its own cloud gaming service. In the wake of Sony’s PlayStation Now announcement, GAME has hinted that it could move into the game streaming market, before telling MCV that it hopes to be involved with PlayStation Now. I’m not going …

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Sainsbury’s to cease online sales of games and consoles

Sainsbury’s is to stop selling physical entertainment products online in favour of an entirely on-demand model. The UK supermarket announced it is to halt sales of physical products across its Sainsbury’s Entertainment website from March 2014. As a result, Sainsbury’s will cease online sales of physical products including video games …

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‘People are no longer going to GAME en masse,’ claims EA

Games retailers face serious challenges from the disruption created by on-demand content according to EA Sports boss Andrew Wilson. Speaking this morning in a keynote speech at the Develop conference, he said that despite market growth which meant more gamers than ever were out there, fewer and fewer are going …

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Tesco acquires Blinkbox

Retailer Tesco has made a bold move into the digital space by acquiring a majority 80 per cent stake in video-on-demand service Blinkbox. Blinkbox, which launched in April 2008, boasts around 2m UK visitors a month and has a catalogue including over 9,000 movies and many TV shows. It offers …

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OPINION: Sonys on-demand drive

The download-only era of games may be closer than ever, but today retail has one key advantage: the High Street is still the first stop for all new releases. While the PC has long since offered digital versions of the latest titles on day one, console gamers are still dependent …

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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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4oD targeting PS3 launch

Sony’s PS3 could be set to receive another online boost via the support of another major UK TV broadcaster, according to reports. Channel 4 has reportedly already held talks with Sony over the possible introduction of its IPTV service 4oD on the PS3. Negotiations are said to be ongoing, with …

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