Category Archives: tv
Thu, Jun 13, 2013 | 15:17 BST
Steven Spielberg and George Lucas have all discussed the future of gaming in a new panel session. Spielberg in particular wants to see immersion in games rise to unprecedented levels moving forward.
Wed, Jun 12, 2013 | 10:09 BST
Quantum Break developer Remedy Entertainment has published a new dev diary on its Xbox One debut. The game will combine a TV series and shooter into one canon, and has been describe by studio boss Sam Lake as ‘a little bit crazy’.
Tue, Jun 11, 2013 | 01:00 BST
Rabbids Invasion is an interactive TV show powered by Kinect. Ubisoft announced it during its E3 presentation and showed kids playing along with the Rabbids, pointing their fingers to pelt a Rabbid; racing to be the first to point at an hidden object; and screaming at the screen. Platforms were not confirmed but a “very soon” release window was given. It will debut on Nickelodeon. Grab all the news from Ubisoft’s presser in our full report.
Mon, Jun 10, 2013 | 20:30 BST
Quantum Break, the Xbox One exclusive from Remedy was shown during the Microsoft E3 conference. The game was announced during the Xbox One reveal last month,and the game is decribed as one which “blurs the line between gaming and TV by integrating drama and gameplay into one seamless, uniquely immersive experience. How you play the game impacts the show, and the show informs how you play the game.” Kind of like Defiance. Video is below.
Thu, Jun 06, 2013 | 20:32 BST
Sky has said it has “no plans to sell Xbox hardware as part of a Sky subscription,” a spokesperson told MCV. The comment was given as a response to rumors from earlier today, which stated the UK broadcaster was working with Microsoft to offer Xbox One consoles along with TV package subscriptions. Sources stated the Xbox One would serve as a set-top box for Sky television, or as a companion device. “We have a longstanding partnership with Microsoft by which we distribute our content via Sky Go and NOW TV on Xbox,” said the spokesperson. “We look forward to continuing to work with them as part of our commitment to giving our customers more ways to watch Sky programming in addition to their Sky+ HD box. “
Wed, Jun 05, 2013 | 12:20 BST
Xbox One will deliver a range of interactive TV projects and features, and Rob Stevens of studio Soho Productions has stressed the desire among game developers and the television market to create increasingly interactive shows in the gaming space.
Wed, May 22, 2013 | 22:39 BST
A report from the Associated Press indicates that the deal between the NFL and Microsoft for Xbox One is worth $400 million over five years for the NFL.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:10 BST
Xbox One’s live TV fucntionality will only be available in the US at launch, a press release from Microsoft has confirmed.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 21:15 BST
Xbox One will be home to bespoke TV shows, digital shorts and much more.
Tue, May 21, 2013 | 12:13 BST
BlazBlue is being transformed into an anime series called ‘BlazBlue: Alter Memory’. It’ll begin in Autumn, although it’s not yet clear which networks will support it, or if it’ll purely be an online endeavour.
Tue, May 14, 2013 | 16:10 BST
Former THQ exec Danny Bilson discusses his new project, and tells VG247′s Dave Cook why transmedia will raise standards in narrative and engagement going into the next generation.
Sat, May 11, 2013 | 16:16 BST
Syfy has renewed Defiance for a second season by greenlighting 13 new episodes. Season two will begin production in Toronto in August for a 2014 premiere. The news coincides with Trion’s announcement of new content headed to the game end of Defiance, which includes five content updates for the year, with each one offering free, paid and micro-transaction items along with a new playable species on the docket.
Thu, May 02, 2013 | 22:05 BST
Eurogamer publisher Gamer Network has expanded its video content by partnering with YouTube channels Team VVV and Family Gamer TV.
Wed, May 01, 2013 | 13:08 BST
Lovefilm’s PS3 player is getting an update today across the UK and Germany, which adds and HD streaming option.
Tue, Apr 30, 2013 | 23:34 BST
A second season of animation The Lebrons will air as an Xbox Live exclusive. Shack News reports the cartoon returns on May 10, with new episodes weekly; check out a trailer on MSN. This on its own is not such earth-shattering news but it is indicative of Microsoft’s push to turn its platform into something like a cable box as well as games console; did you see the rumour that it’s trying to bring back Heroes?
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 | 20:58 BST
In more EVE Online news, it looks as though the game is getting its very own TV series.
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 | 02:29 BST
Cancelled superhero TV series Heroes may yet get a second lease on life. TVLines cites anonymous sources for word that MSN is in preliminary talks with NBC to develop a new version of the show for Xbox Originals, with all new stories and characters but cameos from the original cast. Microsoft certainly seems to be making a major push to turn the Xbox 360 – and likely its successor – into something like a cable box.
Thu, Apr 11, 2013 | 13:28 BST
UK-based station Channel 4 has announced a new gameshow called “Draw It!” which has been created in collaboration with Draw Something owners Zynga. The show will adapt the format of the app and will see two teams battling for cash prizes
Wed, Apr 10, 2013 | 13:03 BST
Tue, Apr 09, 2013 | 11:55 BST