Tag Archives: television

Report: G4 to remain G4

NBC will reportedly keep G4 up and running as a television network, despite leaving it for dead earlier this year. Kotakurelays a report from The Hollywod Reporter that claims NBC will no longer turn G4 into the new Esquire channel as originally planned, instead rebranding the Style channel as the …

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Over 8m viewers tuned into Xbox One event stream

Microsoft’s unveiling of the Xbox One brought in a massive amount of viewers. The company has announced the stream of the event was watched by 8.45m people on the day of the reveal, with 1.73m tuning in on Spike TV. The former figure triples the firm’s previous record for concurrent …

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Microsoft files patent for television achievements

Microsoft has applied for a patent that would potentially award achievements for watching video content. Games Industry originally reported on the ‘Awards and Achievements Across TV Ecosystem’ patent published by the firm, which covers the idea of rewarding viewers with achievements in essentially the same way that Xbox 360 does …

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Second season of The Walking Dead may tie-in with TV show

The next series of episodes from Telltale’s The Walking Dead could tie-in with the AMC show of the same name. CEO Dan Connors told Polygon anything is possible,” when it comes to what’s in store for season two – specifically mentioning potential crossover opportunities between the game and the television …

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Bethesda trademark points to Fallout television series

Bethesda has registered a trademark that just screams Fallout TV show. Eurogamerreports the company registered with the US Patent and Trademark Office for an on-going television progrma set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.” Could this be what Fallout voice actor Erik Todd Dellums was teasing at last week? It now …

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Syfy’s Xbox 360-exclusive television series launches today

Syfy digital has announced its set to launch Nuclear Family, an original television series, exclusively on the Xbox 360. IGN reports The show will be available via Syfy’s web app on the console, and will deliver 20 episodes kicking off at some point later today. The series revolves around a …

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Former CBS exec joins Microsoft to develop original Xbox content

Former CBS Television Studios president Nancy Tellem has joined Microsoft to develop original content for the Xbox brand. Tellem will work to create content as Entertainment & Digital Media president, heading up a new LA-based production studio. The move doesn’t come as too much of a surprise, with rumours swirling …

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Report: Steam Big Picture open beta imminent

Steam’s Big Picture mode will hit open beta early this week, if a report from The New York Times is to be believed. Over the weekend the mainstream news outlet ran a profile piece on Valve, which among other items claimed Valve’s effort to bring PC gaming to the living …

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