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OneWeb, Stellar Blu deliver LEO inflight connectivity

OneWeb, the global space-based communications company, and commercial aviation terminal partner Stellar Blu Solutions, have successfully delivered high-speed, low-latency inflight LEO satellite connectivity to a commercial airliner. Stellar Blu, has partnered with antenna technology provider Ball Aerospace to incorporate its electronically steered arrays (ESA) into the terminal solution. This collaboration realised breakthrough performance on OneWeb’s […]

June 14, 2022

Report: Cloud gaming on track for mainstream adoption

Amdocs, a provider of software and services to communications and media companies, has released research findings that give a deeper look into expectations around the metaverse and cloud gaming. The New Gamer Report, conducted by Dynata and commissioned by Amdocs, surveyed US gamers who play at least once per week. It found that gamers are […]

April 13, 2022

BAFTA Games Awards 2022: Winners announced

At the BAFTA Games Awards on April 7th, Returnal won Audio Achievement, Best Game and Music, and Performer in a Leading Role for Jane Perry, winning her first BAFTA. Two games won two BAFTAs each: It Takes Two won Multiplayer and Original Property, and Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart won Animation and Technical Achievement. Kimberly […]

April 8, 2022

Survey: YouTube named Coolest Brand for Kids

YouTube is ranked number one in the 50 Coolest Brands for Kids & Teens unveiled by Beano Brain, the specialist kids and family insights agency. Netflix, McDonald’s, Amazon and Disney make up the rest of the top 5 according to the survey of 30,000 7-14 year olds. There were some notable gender differences, with social […]

March 30, 2022

Data: Game streaming just 5% of Western market in 2021

Ampere Analysis data shows that the North America and Europe games content and cloud gaming PC subscription market was worth $3.7 billion (€3.3bn) in 2021, growing 57 per cent from $2.3 billion in 2020. The market, which combines games content subscription services that give access to a catalogue of games and services that offer access […]

March 18, 2022

Report: Video games sales tumble

A report from Seeking Alpha’s Jason Aycock, based on an examination of major interested parties by market research company NPD Group including Microsoft, Sony, Activision and others, suggests that as the Covid lockdown periods ended – or softened – then sales of video games also suffered. February 2022’s sales numbers fell again, for the fourth […]

March 15, 2022By Chris Forrester

Analyst: Are the console wars over?

All eyes were on Sony and Microsoft who released their 9th generation consoles, the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X/S, in autumn 2020. A year and a half later, Dataxis has offered its assessment. The pandemic and subsequent lockdowns was an incredibly successful period for video game console manufacturers: sales of hardware and software (Animal […]

February 23, 2022

Crunchyroll app on Nintendo Switch

The Crunchyroll app is now available on Nintendo Switch consoles – allowing users to stream all of their favourite anime content on TV while their console is docked, or on-the-go with handheld and tabletop modes. Mega Fan and Ultimate Fan subscribers will be able to enjoy offline viewing, allowing for the same off-network anime access […]

February 18, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Lemmings 30th anniversary documentary on YouTube

A new documentary that shines a light on the iconic video game Lemmings will premiere for free on YouTube on February 14th and subsequently be available for free on-demand, following on from its gala screening at Dundee Contemporary Arts theatre in December. Lemmings, which in 2021 celebrated its 30th birthday, is part of the Britsoft […]

February 10, 2022

Survey: UK video games industry on track for growth

TIGA, the trade association representing the video games industry, has released a Business Opinion Survey (BOS) which shows that 68 per cent of respondents plan to grow their organisation’s workforce during 2022. Additionally, 70 per cent of respondents consider that the UK has a favourable business and economic environment for the games industry. TIGA’s research […]

January 17, 2022