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Sony buys cloud gaming company Gaikai

Sony buys cloud gaming company Gaikai

Sony has confirmed the purchase cloud gaming company Gaikai for $380 million. Gaikai is a cloud-based game service which allows users to play high-end PC titles by streaming the content…

Smartclip signs agreement with PlayJam

Smartclip signs agreement with PlayJam

smartclip, the multi-screen video and brand advertising platform, has signed a deal with PlayJam, the TV games platform. The partnership will see smartclip work with PlayJam as their preferred advertising…

PwC: Entertainment and media spend $2 trillion by 2016

Global spend on entertainment and media services will reach $2.1 trillion by 2016, from $1.6 trillion in 2011 according to PwC. But the continuing change to digital over physical distribution…

Samsung Smart TV cloud gaming

Samsung Smart TV cloud gaming

Samsung is to introduce a cloud-based video games service to its premium TVs. It has made a deal with Gaikai to use the California firm’s streaming technology to let its…

OnLive cloud gaming for LG Smart TVs

OnLive cloud gaming for LG Smart TVs

OnLive, a specialist in on-demand cloud gaming, is demonstrating the OnLive Game Service on the next-generation LG Smart TV with Google TV (G2 Series) from LG Electronics at the Electronic…

New CTO for PlayJam

New CTO for PlayJam

PlayJam, the platform for games on Smart TV announced the appointment of co-founder and former CTO of Criterion Software Adam Billyard as CTO. Criterion Software is accredited with revolutionizing the…

Games console sales will slump 19% in 2012

Games console sales will slump 19% in 2012

The global TV games console market will drop by 19 per cent in 2012, according to research from the Strategy Analytics. The report projects a decline in global Xbox 360…

ESPN kicks off multi-platform worldwide football brand

Launching just in time for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, ESPN is introducing ESPNFC, a new multi-language and multi-country brand for football fans around the world across TV, radio,…

Sony launches PlayStation 3D bundle in UK

Sony launches PlayStation 3D bundle in UK

Sony’s PlayStation 3 3D Display bundle is now available to purchase in the UK. The package includes a 24-inch 1080p, 240Hz HD screen with two pairs of active shutter 3D…

Angry Birds goes multiscreen TV

A multi-platform animated TV series of the hit casual game Angry Birds has been revealed at MIP. Rovio, the games developer that has built it via facebook, is also considering…