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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

Study: Smart TVs, gaming lead video accessibility

According to research by Interpret, smart TV makers and gaming companies have been some of the most aggressive in the entertainment arena to bring new accessibility features to market. While innovations related to visual disabilities have been among the most plentiful, new capabilities for auditory and physical / mobility have also emerged. Improvements for cognitive […]

April 8, 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

Netflix launching 3 new mobile games

Netflix is adding another three new titles to its mobile gaming roster as it continues its effort to invest in video games as part of its standard subscriptions. Titles available immediately include Shatter Remastered, a brick-breaking game based on the hit PS3 game Shatter, and This is a True Story – a narrative puzzle game […]

March 22, 2022By Nik Roseveare

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

Research: Brits spend £300 a year on subscription services

With the average Brit spending 3 hours and 37 minutes online every day, and an average of 1 hour 21 minutes a day watching online services such as Netflix, research by comparethemarket reveals UK households spend nearly £300 (€360.56) every year on online subscriptions. One in 12 people spend more on subscriptions each month than […]

March 8, 2022

MeteoHeroes video game launches on PlayStation, PC

The first-ever MeteoHeroes video game has hit the market. The popular environmentally themed animated kids’ show MeteoHeroes, co-produced by Mondo TV and the leading Italian weather forecasting centre Meteo Operations Italia (MOPI), has inspired the game, whose international release has been confirmed on digital platforms. It can now be found on the PlayStation Store. The […]

February 28, 2022

Netflix orders Bioshock movie

Netflix has announced that it is partnering with 2K and Take-Two Interactive to produce a live-action film adaptation of the celebrated video game franchise BioShock. Published by 2K, a subsidiary of Take-Two Interactive Software, the acclaimed BioShock game franchise includes BioShock, BioShock 2 and BioShock Infinite. Set across multiple dystopian and visionary landscapes gone wrong, […]

February 16, 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