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‘We want to do for eSports what Sky did for football’ says AD&D

AD&D, a new partnership formed by UK agency Attention Seekers and US events giants Done & Dusted, has said it wants to do for competitive gaming what Sky did for football. The firm has said that it wants to revolutionise how eSports is presented and make them more accessible to …

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No Man’s Sky keeps its name after legal tussle with Sky TV

Upcoming space sim No man’s Sky has avoided the need to change its name. Hello Games boss Sean Murray has revealed that the studio has settled a three-year legal dispute with BskyB, which felt it had ownership of the term ‘Sky’. Indeed, so protective is it of the word the …

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Sky and ITV partner to launch 24-hour Ginx eSports TV channel

Ginx TV has unveiled its new direction this morning, following a new partnership with Sky and ITV. From June 23rd, the video games channel will become Ginx eSports TV, the first 24-hour eSports channel in the UK. It will launch on channel 470 in Sky’s Sports section and will feature, …

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Sky is scrapping its 3D TV channel

The UK’s only dedicated 3D channel is to be closed. Sky 3D was launched back in 2010 ahead of what the entertainment industry was presenting as an expected boom in 3D TV uptake. Now the channel is to be scrapped completely with all remaining 3D content to be shoved onto …

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Sky Now TV finally comes to Xbox One

Sky’s Now TV streaming service is launching today (July 30th) for Xbox One. Now TV is an on-demand service allowing viewers access to a variety of Sky content including movies, sports and TV programming. It was originally listed in the launch line-up for Xbox One entertainment apps set to hit …

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Additional monthly subscription fee added to Sky Go on consoles – report

A monthly subscription will be needed to access Sky Go on games consoles in the near future. That’s according to a report from Digital Spy which claims that Sky is to revamp and rebrand the service as Sky Go Extra on July 29th, bringing with a 5 per month access …

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Sky Go and Now TV apps confirmed for PS4

Broadcaster Sky has confirmed two new streaming video apps for PS4 and one for PS3. Sony’s latest console will this summer receive non-contract sports, movies and entertainment streaming service Now TV as well as Sky Go, which allows subscribers to access much of their TV content without the need for …

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Sky will post you a DVD copy of digital film purchases

We’re accustomed to free digital copies coming bundled with DVDs and Blu-ray, but now Sky is to approach things from the other direction. TechRadar reports that the TV network will in the coming weeks begin offering customers who buy a digital film for their Sky box a physical copy of …

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Now TV app won’t hit Xbox One until summer 2014

Despite appearing in Microsoft’s launch window” list of Xbox One apps, Sky’s Now TV app is unlikely to arrive until the summer. Sky also confirmed to Videogamer that there doesn’t not appear to be any imminent plans to launch a Sky Go app for the platform. "We enjoy a long …

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