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Mobile and console Heroes games to launch alongside TV reboot

The reboot of television show Heroes, Reborn, is going to be joined by both mobile and console titles. The mobile version – coming to iOS and Android – is entitled Heroes Reborn: Enigma. Meanwhile the console and PC title is called Heroes Reborn: Gemini. Both are being made by Chicago-based …

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Playstation Vue Mobile TV streaming app receives limited release for iPad devices

Sony’s TV streaming service Playstation Vue has begun rolling out to iPad devices, with the app being soft launched in select US cities. Engadgetreports on the app’s arrival on the iTunes store. It makes good on the statements Sony made about an iPad version being in the works when the …

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VIDEO: Hearthstone ad to air during NBA and NHL finals

Blizzard will give its free-to-play card battler Hearthstone a big push with a TV ad that will air during the NBA and NHL finals in the US. The 30-second short takes a light-hearted approach to the title, showing off little in the way of gameplay and instead showing a fictional …

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ESPN to air live Heroes of the Storm finals this weekend in the US

eSports will take another big step this weekend when a competition final will be aired live on US cable TV. Blizzard has announced that the grand finals of its Heroes of the Dorm MOBA tournament will be screened by ESPN2 on Sunday night (April 26th). The channel will show the …

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Daniel Radcliffe tipped to star in BBC’s Grand Theft Auto drama

Harry Potter star Daniel Radcliffe is allegedly in negotiations to play Sam Houser in the BBC’s upcoming drama about GTA makers Rockstar. The Hollywood Reporter claims that the show will focus on the tussle between Houser and notorious disbarred lawyer Jack Thompson, who last decade fought to have the GTA …

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Over-the-air TV tuner support goes live for Xbox One preview members

Microsoft has announced Xbox One preview members in US and Canada can now use an over-the-air tuner to access television programs. Xbox Wire explains preview members can purchase the Hauppauge WinTV-955Q along with an HDTV antenna to gain access to the service. It runs $79.99 on Amazon, Best Buy, GameStop …

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Mobile company TV ad spend outpacing console games

Four of the biggest video game TV ad spenders in the US in Q1 were mobile game companies. VentureBeat reports that iSpot data shows that the four companies in question – King (Candy Crush Saga), Machine Zone (Game of War), Supercell (Clash of Clans) and uCool (Heroes Charge) – spent …

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The BBC is making a Grand Theft Auto drama

A TV drama series based on Grand Theft Auto is in the works at the BBC, the corporation has announced. What will it be? Will it be based on the game proper, on its creation, its history or its makers? All of that remains unknown. All that we do know …

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Live-action Zelda TV series in production at Netflix, report claims

Nintendo is in the early stages of making a live-action The Legend of Zelda series that will be shown on Netflix, it has been claimed. The Wall Street Journal reports that Netflix is already in the early production stages with the show being described internally as Game of Thrones for …

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Release date set for PlayStation TV exclusive Powers

PlayStation’s first original TV series, Powers, will hit PSN in March. The first three episodes, released on March 10th, will be free to all PSN members, while the remaining seven episodes will be available to PlayStation Plus subscribers, with a new one arriving every Tuesday. The series had originally been …

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