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Whip Media Survey on video game TV & movie adaptations

As streaming services are mining video game IP that will attract global audiences, Whip Media conducted a survey to gauge what audiences are looking for in video game TV & Movie adaptations. Upon surveying US audiences who expressed an interest in Halo, the survey found: 65 per cent of likely Halo viewers subscribe to Paramount+. […]

March 22, 2022

Arctic7 closes £2m seed round

Arctic7, a newly announced games development company founded by Igor Efremov, Mark Rizzo and Alan Van Slyke,  has successfully closed its seed round of $2million. Bay Area-based venture capital firm Grishin Robotics leads the round, alongside two angel investors. A brand-new venture delivering technical and creative solutions within the games industry, Arctic 7’s ambition is […]

March 14, 2022

The Samsung Gaming Hub launching in 2022

Samsung Electronics has unveiled details for the Samsung Gaming Hub at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES). Powered by Tizen, the Samsung Gaming Hub is a new game streaming discovery platform that bridges hardware and software to provide a seamless player experience. Samsung also announced partnerships with leading game streaming services – NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Stadia […]

January 4, 2022

Google Stadia on LG Smart TVs

LG Electronics has announces the availability of Google’s cloud gaming service Stadia on its Smart TVs running webOS 5.0 and webOS 6.0 in twenty-two countries. The Stadia store features over 200 popular games such as Cyberpunk 2077, Resident Evil Village, Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla, Hitman 3, Baldur’s Gate 3 as well as access to a growing […]

December 8, 2021

Bank: Ubisoft hurt by delays

Ubisoft, like most video games providers, is having a prosperous pandemic. Last week, it released its H1 numbers with revenue from sales up 8.5 per cent, and net bookings up 14.2 per cent. Ubisoft has an impressive portfolio of game franchines including the Rayman, Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry franchises, and Tom Clancy games. However, […]

November 4, 2020By Chris Forrester

Netflix orders Assassin’s Creed series

Netflix has entered into an agreement with French video game company Ubisoft to develop content based on the  best-selling video game franchise Assassin’s Creed. The first series is already in developmentand is slated to be an epic, live action adaptation. A search is currently underway for a showrunner. Ubisoft Film & Television’s Jason Altman and […]

October 28, 2020By Nik Roseveare