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  • BBC iPlayer 3 coming to PS3 this year

    The BBC has said that the upgraded version of its iPlayer will hit PS3 soon.

  • Doctor Who: The Adventure Games announced for PC, Mac

    The BBC’s announced a brand new episodic Doctor Who game for PC and Mac.

  • BBC Worldwide in development talks over new Doctor Who games

    BBC Worldwide has announced that it’s currently in talks over the development of some new Doctor Who games.

  • BBC looking to make games out of its popular series

    The BBC’s looking into creating DS, Facebook, iPhone and Wii games for some of its popular television series.

  • BBC iPlayer postponed on Xbox 360 indefinitely

    Looks like the BBC iPlayer has been postponed indefinitely on Xbox Live due to a stalemate on a service agreement. See, the BBC wants it to be free, Microsoft charges for services. Never the twain shall meet, apparently. “Microsoft only wants to offer its users access to platforms it can charge for as this is […]

  • BBC: PS3 now accounts for 10% of all iPlayer viewing

    The BBC has stated that since Sony’s 3.0 firmware update, PS3 accounts for “10 percent of all iPlayer viewing.” “User response to our new iPlayer for PS3 has been amazing,” said BBC’s Anthony Rose to CVG. “Although it’s less than a week since we launched, iPlayer on PS3 now accounts for a massive 10 percent […]

  • BBC working on PS3-specific version of iPlayer

    According to, Anthony Rose, head of online media group, BBC Future Media & Technology, has updated his blog to reveal that a PS3 specific version iPlayer is in the works. “We’re… working on bringing BBC iPlayer to Sony PS3, but we’re not quite there yet as the PS3 uses a slightly older version of […]

  • "Mystery" BBC game yet to be revealed

    The BBC’s Darren Walter has confirmed on his blog that the “mystery” game he was shown by Sony in February was not seen in the company’s E3 conference. So, sat in the audience in the Shrine Auditorium in Los Angeles at the Sony briefing I was really looking forward to seeing everyone’s reaction to the […]

  • Hirai: We will be in leadership position at the end of cycle

    Kaz Hirai’s told the BBC that he’s confident that PS3 will be the eventual winner of the current generation of hardware. “I am very confident that after the 10-year lifecycle we will have the install base that we are looking for and that is obviously to be in the leadership position,” he said. The SCE […]

  • GTA IV launch covered by BBC News - video

    The BBC ran a sizeable piece on the GTA IV launch in its main bulletin last night. Watch the full thing after the link. It includes archive footage from DMA Design when they were working on the first GTA 12 years ago, a game the presenter described as a “car chase”. It was all fields […]

  • iPlayer on PS3 "in due course"

    Now, this actually is ironic. The BBC’s announced on its blog that its iPlayer is on the way to PS3. The Corporation’s just working out how best to do it. “We’re investigating the optimal video profile and browser proposition to enable us to officially make iPlayer available on PS3 in due course,” said Anthony Rose, […]

  • iPlayer on Wii is "ironic", says BBC

    The BBC has explained its decision to put iPlayer on Wii instead of PS3 or 360, calling the move “ironic” and saying the announcement makes a “mockery” of Microsoft and Sony’s multimedia aspirations. “How ironic that it is the Nintendo Wii, and not the Playstation 3 nor Xbox 360, that becomes the first of the […]

  • BBC announces iPlayer for Wii

    The BBC’s iPlayer video service will soon be available through Wii. An early version of the service starts on the console today, but software updates are promised as time goes one. “The BBC’s catch-up TV service can now be accessed on an increasing number of different platforms – from the web and portable devices to […]

  • GDC: Red ring of death blights Microsoft's stand, Waters swoops

    BBC journo Darren Waters has shot a video of an Xbox 360 RRODed on Microsoft’s GDC stand. The “news community” is having kittens over this. “Unfortunately for Microsoft,” said Darren, “one of their consoles here at GDC has suffered the red ring of death, familiar to millions of people. Not million affected, perhaps, but plenty […]

  • Play TV working on PS3 - video

    Here. Quite a big file of BBC Online’s tech guy Darren Waters hands-on with Play TV, the PS3 digital TV tuner, presumably at Sony’s office. The movie shows Darren going through a lot of the features of the service, including playing TV from a PS3 through a PSP wirelessly. It’s due out “later this year.” […]


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