UK sales of video game hardware and software in 2008 have lept to £4.034 billion, so say industry body ELSPA. Looks like fans of video games are refusing to listen to the doom-sayers and have been buying video games in ever larger numbers taking software sales to £1.905 billion. Now the detail …
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Mike is at the London end of the Apple announcement today, bashing away LIVE as things happen.
Find a niche … that’s what everyone says about the technology world … or the world of commerce on a larger scale. Well JV Games must have been listening because they’ve just come out with Frat Party Games to run on the Nintendo Wii.
We all know how popular virtual worlds are, with the best known examples being Second Life and World of Warcraft. These worlds are all very well, but they’re set in a fictional world. Not a bad thing for many people, but some players will hanker for more reality. Get Real This is where Twinity comes [...]
If you’re hot on the idea of getting in to the gaming industry — and who wouldn’t be, they just lie around all day playing video games, right? (joke) — getting yourself up to the Edinburgh Interactive Festival this year might be a good start.
Netflix and Microsoft have signed a deal to stream films and TV programmes to the Xbox 360. Starting in the autumn, over 10,000 films and TV episodes available to Xbox Live Gold subscribers who are Netflix subscribers, all for no additional cost.
Yahoo is on the move again after their shenanigans with Microsoft and the possible take over. Today they’ve announced that they’re getting in to ad-supported downloadable games.
The premise behind Amuso, that is publicly launching this week, is to give people a place that they can create their own game shows and let them lose with their vivid imaginations to produce whatever games might snag people’s attention.
The BBC is to continue to open up paths to make money from it’s car TV programme, Top Gear, via its commercial wing, BBC Worldwide.