Category Archives: tv
Fri, Sep 07, 2012 | 03:04 BST
Geek-favourite channel G4 may be in for a significant brand overhaul, according to entertainment industry whispers.
Fri, Aug 10, 2012 | 11:05 BST
Thu, Jun 21, 2012 | 14:21 BST
Sony has announced a free,beta version of the BBC Sports app is available on PlayStation Network. Listed in “My Channels” of the XMB, it will allow PS3 users to stream a large amount of BBC Sports coverage, even the big ones such as F1 racing, the London 2012 Olympics, and Wimbledon. Go fire up the PS3 and have a look. The app’s beta ends June 25. Thanks, Eurogamer.
Sat, Jun 16, 2012 | 20:38 BST
CBS has ordered a TV game show on Draw Something, after being introduced to the unscripted pilot based on the OMGpop and Zynga’s game. The project was executive produced by Ryan Seacrest and Michael Davies, and each week teams of celebrities and actual players of the game will play it before a studio audience for prize money. Viewers can also play “along at home for a chance to win prizes and compete with the celebrities.” No word on when the first episode will air, according to Deadline.
Tue, May 22, 2012 | 16:05 BST
Trion Worlds and Syfy have released a short documentary video detailing Defiance, which is both an online shooter and science fiction drama set 35 years into the future.
Fri, May 18, 2012 | 09:05 BST
EA will air a brand new ad for Medal of Honor: Warfighter during the Champions League final tomorrow evening. The ad will air at 8:30pm on Sky Sports 1. The Warfighter ad will go up against a new Black Ops II trailer that’ll air at an unspecified point during the final.
The Danger Close shooter launches on October 27, while Treyarch’s effort comes out on November 13.
Thu, May 17, 2012 | 20:55 BST
Starting today, Xbox Live Gold members who are also Time Warner Cable and Bright House customers will be able to access HBO GO through the console. Those in the US can now watch the entire HBO catalogue of live and on demand original content from newer shows such as Game of Thrones to old favorites like The Sopranos. You can even use Kinect to control it. Get more through the Major.
Tue, May 15, 2012 | 18:53 BST
Rumor has it Apple has made a $112 million offer to LCD TV manufacturer Loewe AG. If true, the acquisition would pave the way for Apple to become even more omnipresent the electronics and tech departments. Develop’s calls to Loewe AG on the matter resulted in representatives for the firm hanging up when asked about the rumor.
Thu, May 10, 2012 | 09:33 BST
The Sons of Anarchy game that’s previously been mooted will happen on consoles and not as a browser game, the show’s creator Kurt Sutter has confirmed.
Wed, May 09, 2012 | 11:22 BST
Microsoft’s announced the launch of MLB.TV for international audiences on Xbox 360. The service is provided by the Major League Baseball, and is already on US PS3s, but this is the first time the service has been available outside America.
TSA has a full list of countries getting the application.
Wed, Apr 25, 2012 | 20:03 BST
A representative for G4′s Adam Sessler has confirmed that the host of X-Play, and all-around nice guy, is leaving the network. Sessler’s last episode of the show will air on G4, today, April 25. Sessler has been hosting the show since it aired on ZDTV in 1998, produced a web series called Sessler’s Soapbox, and was editor-in-chief of games content at G4. His representative stated he plans to “stay in front of the camera and continue as a key voice within the games industry. He also sings, and is available for weddings and bar mitzvahs.” We wish him the best of luck and look forward to seeing what he has in store for us all. Via Kotaku.
Tue, Apr 03, 2012 | 18:18 BST
Sony has added Amazon Instant Video to PSN, and it’s now available as an option through the video section of the XMB. The app allows users to rent and purchase various movies and television shows for a fee. Amazon Prime members will have full access based on their annual subscription.
Tue, Mar 27, 2012 | 08:35 BST
Microsoft will launch HBO Go, MLB.tv and Comcast Xfinity TV as the latest TV apps for Xbox 360 in the US, according to several reports picked up by Engadget. The catchup content apps will enable you to watch shows like Entourage, Game of Thrones and others through HBO, as well as baseball on MLB. HBO was initially due to arrive on April 2, the night after the season two premiere of Game of Thrones, but that’s now been brought forward. Obviously.
Tue, Mar 20, 2012 | 09:00 GMT
Microsoft’s announced it’ll launch BBC iPlayer onto Xbox Live today in the UK.
Wed, Mar 14, 2012 | 12:11 GMT
Tue, Mar 13, 2012 | 14:32 GMT
Apple iTV will go into production from May for a launch by the end of 2012, Peter Misek of US analyst firm Jefferies has said.
Tue, Feb 28, 2012 | 08:20 GMT
HBO’s announced at a San Francisco event overnight it’s to debut its HBO Go service on Xbox 360 from April 1 in the US.
Tue, Feb 21, 2012 | 19:33 GMT
Take-Two has has filed trademarks for both GTA TV and Rockstar TV which has led some to speculate the firm plans to include some sort of trans-media promotion for GTA V.
Thu, Feb 16, 2012 | 21:19 GMT
Capcom has revealed a few more details of its Street Fighter X Tekken reality show, Cross Assault, now that sign-ups have closed. The show kicks off on February 22 and ends on February 28, and will be aired on a dedicated Capcom Unity minisite. Cross Assault ropes in fighting champs Alex Valle and Aris Bakhtanians to guide a group of ten hopefuls to possible fighter stardom. Head over to GameInformer to see which of the hundreds of entry videos made the cut. Street Fighter X Tekken releases in March.
Tue, Feb 07, 2012 | 22:53 GMT
Highly portable game engine Unity has added yet another platform to its line-up of supported devices – smart TVs. Gamasutra reports consumer electronics manufacturer LG has struck a deal with Unity to deliver games built on its engine to a new range of TVs. Unity has over 750,000 licensees including Square Enix. LG has also recently partnered with OnLive and is apparently on a campaign to completely rid your living room of boxes.