Category Archives: tv
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
Mon, Apr 08, 2013 | 17:00 BST
Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures has been announced by ScrewAttack.com and follows Jame Rolfe’s Nerd as he shoots and flips the bird through platforming stages based on the best-worst games of yesteryear.
Tue, Feb 26, 2013 | 14:56 GMT
Tomb Raider has been given the review treatment by US talk show host Conan O’Brien.
Mon, Feb 11, 2013 | 15:39 GMT
Popular online gaming channel G4 is to be rebranded as the Esquire Network from April 22, and will cease all game programming.
Wed, Jan 16, 2013 | 20:12 GMT
Bethesda has registered a trademark with the USPTO for “an on-going television program set in a post-nuclear apocalyptic world.” Fallout anyone? Note the word in the link there. The registration comes just a week after ThreeDog voice actor Erik Todd Dellums tweeted there may be more “of the Dog coming,” tweeting later he was “given permission to release that tease, so fingers crossed.” Speculation started running all over the place that a movie adaption was set for an announcement, or that Fallout 4 is in the works. Continue to speculate. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Sat, Dec 08, 2012 | 20:04 GMT
G4 will be turned into the Esquire Channel during the first half of 2013, according to the Hollywood Reporter. Owners NBCUniversal and Hearst will use the channel to court the untapped “metrosexual” demographic with shows devoted to “cooking, travel and fashion,” and some gaming-centric offerings as well. G4 staples Attack of the Show and X-Play have been cancelled, and will no longer air past the end of 2012.
Thu, Nov 01, 2012 | 12:01 GMT
Sons of Anarchy creator Kurt Sutter really wanted to turn his show into a game. Like, really. Recently he’s been pitching Rockstar and FOX to make his dream come true, but nobody was buying the pitch. So unfortunately for series fans, it’s not happening, he says.
Fri, Oct 26, 2012 | 21:29 BST
Tue, Oct 09, 2012 | 02:15 BST
Battlefield: Bad Company is the latest EA property to get the Hollywood treatment, but this time, it’s the small screen that will benefit.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 16:46 BST
Dishonored will be the subject of the latest episode of the SyFy series Face Off. For those unfamiliar with the show, it tasks make-up and FX artists with completing a designated task and the winner gets to stay on the show. It’s pretty interesting sometimes, and if you are looking forward to Dishonored, tonight’s show should be right up your alley. Face Off airs on the SyFy Channel tonight at 9.00pm EDT. Have a sneak peek below.
Tue, Sep 25, 2012 | 09:11 BST
American cable companies AT&T, Verizon and Time Warner are preparing to enter the gaming race by offering streamed triple-a titles via television. It’s a move that – if executed correctly – could pose a real challenge to physical consoles moving forward.