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Ginx seeking £0.5m in crowdfunding to fuel growth

Games TV channel Ginx has taken to crowdfunding platform Crowdcube in an effort to boost its international presence. The firm is looking for 540,000 from backers to help fund new apps for PS4 and Xbox One, as well as growing the amount of global content it features. Available in the …

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Activision Blizzard opens television and film studio

Activision Blizzard has announced the launch of a new film and television studio to produce adaptations for its various franchises. The publisher has confirmed Call of Duty will get its own multi-movie franchise, while Skylanders is to receive the animated series treatment as Skylanders Academy. Not much is known about …

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Game show based on QuizUp in the works at NBC

A live game show based on popular mobile trivia title QuizUp is in development for network television, NBC representatives have announced. Gamasutrareports the network has detailed plans for a 10-episode season for QuizUp America,” which will feature contestants competing against television audiences playing at home with their mobile devices. The …

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Channel 4: ‘We want to be like Devolver Digital’

Channel 4 isn’t a stranger to producing games, but now the TV network has opened up a dedicated publishing arm to this end – All 4 Games. MCV talks to studio boss Colin MacDonald to find out more Why start All 4 Games? It came from a few different places. …

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Defiance game will live on, despite death of TV series

The tie-in Defiance MMO will continue ‘exactly as before’, the CEO of Trion Worlds has pledged, following the cancellation of its TV counterpart. The sci-fi show has been dropped by US network Syfy after three seasons, having premiered in April 2013 – two weeks after developer Trion Worlds’ interconnecting MMO …

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Dota tournament The Defense returns on Danish TV

The original Dota 2 international tournament, The Defense, makes its return with a live television broadcast contract. The tournament, which began in 2011 organised by joinDOTA, has returned after a two year hiatus with a $75,000 base prize pool and televised games. Over ten weeks, Danish channel TV 2 ZULU …

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