G4 to shutter completely at the end of the month

G4, once a gaming-focused cable channel, is now to close completely.

6 years ago

G4 headlines

  • G4 staying as is for time being, Style Network to get Esquire rebranding instead - report

    G4 will stay the way it is on cable for a while, and will not be re-branded as the Esquire Network as planned earlier this year after all.

    7 years ago
  • G4 being rebranded in April, gaming content to cease

    Popular online gaming channel G4 is to be rebranded as the Esquire Network from April 22, and will cease all game programming.

    8 years ago
  • G4 rebranded as Esquire Channel, launches during first half of 2013

    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 […]

    8 years ago
  • G4 to rebrand, refocus for "modern male" tastes - report

    Geek-favourite channel G4 may be in for a significant brand overhaul, according to entertainment industry whispers.

    8 years ago
  • G4 becomes exclusive E3 broadcaster in multi-year deal

    G4’s announced it’s become the the exclusive broadcaster of E3 in a multi-year deal that lasts until 2013.

    10 years ago
  • DirecTV dumps G4 due to low viewer base

    DirecTV has dropped G4 from its channel line-up after negotiations between the station’s parent company Comcast and the satellite TV provider fell through.

    10 years ago
  • G4 to broadcast half-hour blowout on Old Republic, Valve presser to be shown live

    G4’s announced its plans for E3, including a massive half-hour blowout on Star Wars: The Old Republic.

    11 years ago
  • E3 set-up pics show scaffolding, ropes

    Amazing. G4’s posted some set-up shots of E3 in the making, and very buildy they are too.Calm before the storm. Monday will be super-awesome.

    12 years ago
  • G4 promises 14 hours of live E3 conference streaming

    G4’s going to be streaming all the major press conferences live from E3, promising 14 hours of video from the Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo shows.The site’s going to have corresponding liveblog coverage. Get all the details here.Hit this for details of all the live VG247 coverage you can expect from the show next week.

    12 years ago
  • G4 named official broadcaster of E3 2009, will cover Nintendo conference live

    G4 has been named the official broadcaster of E3 2009.The cable channel will be broadcasting the Nintendo conference live, along with the following schedule: Over 22 hours of live coverage Steve Wiebe live world record Donkey Kong high score attempt Live on-air coverage of five major press conferences, including Sony, Microsoft and Nintendo G4TV.com to […]

    12 years ago
  • G4 to exclusively broadcast Dev Choice Awards on TV

    G4 will be broadcasting the 9th Annual Game Developers Choice Awards on national television.Taking place on Wednesday, March 25 during GDC, the ceremony will be aired by X-Play’s Adam Sessler on Friday, April 10 at 6.30pm PST.Tim Schafer (Grim Fandango, Psychonauts) will be presiding over the evening.More through here.

    12 years ago
  • G4 squashes 360 relaunch rumor

    Don’t worry, everyone; the Internet is safe. This unrealistically tantalizing piece of hearsay is totally bunk, according to G4.“We currently do not have anything planned in conjunction with Microsoft for September 25,” a G4 rep told Kotaku. “I can’t speak for Microsoft but can say we do not have anything planned.”We’re as shocked as you […]

    12 years ago
  • Five minutes of awesome HD direct feed inFAMOUS gameplay posted

    Wow. G4’s posted up almost five minutes of inFAMOUS gameplay, and it still looks brilliant. Whoever’s playing it might want to get some skillz, like, but there’s no denying there’s major promise here. Massive city, transport systems, lovely gritty feel, super-powers and lots of climbing add up to “game we want to play”. So watch […]

    12 years ago
  • New Resident Evil 5 gameplay movie released

    This can’t happen soon enough. Capcom’s put out new video of the sensational-looking Resident Evil 5, and we reckon you’d have to be dead inside (geddit?) to be stoical. Movie’s after the break, courtesy of G4. Game’s out in February.

    12 years ago
  • G4 announces E3 coverage schedule, live streaming of all conferences

    US TV channel G4’s announced its schedule for E3 coverage this year, and it looks extensive. All of the conferences are being broadcast without commercials, a good thing. Hit the link for all the details.Better, though, is a promise that all press conferences will be streamed live on the firm’s site, and not just the […]

    13 years ago
  • G4 showing first GTA IV gameplay footage this Sunday

    G4 will show the first footage of GTA IV being played this week, according to the TV service. From the site:GTA IV is almost here, but if you want to get an early look at the biggest game of the year, make sure to check out G4 on Sunday, April 27th for an Exclusive Sneak […]

    13 years ago
  • VG247 gets on the telly!

    Our Fallout 3 news grabbed the attention of US TV outfit G4 yesterday, who decided to include it in its X-Play gaming news round up. You can watch it after the link.

    13 years ago