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The Last of Us ep1 on YouTube

Sky and streaming service NOW have released the entire first episode of The Last of Us in the UK and Ireland on the Sky TV YouTube channel – allowing everyone the chance to watch and sample the hype surrounding the series for free. The first episode, based on the popular PlayStation franchise, is the second-biggest […]

January 27, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Bank: “Video Games will rebound in 2023”

A comprehensive eport from investment bank Exane/BNPP says it expects the Video Games sector to “rebound in 2023 helped by stronger line up of new games and better availability of new-generation consoles.” The bank reminds clients that 2022 proved to be a “corrective year” for the games sector, where the industry overall suffered a 10 […]

January 18, 2023

NBA announces record marketing partners for Paris Game

The National Basketball Association (NBA) has announced that a record 17 marketing partners will support The NBA Paris Game 2023 Presented by Nike, which will feature the six-time NBA champion Chicago Bulls and the three-time NBA champion Detroit Pistons playing the league’s second regular-season game in Paris at the Accor Arena on January 19th. The […]

January 18, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Whip Media: The Last of Us most anticipated show of 2023

There are several reasons to believe The Last of Us – the new action-adventure series based on the popular video game of the same name – could be the next big hit for HBO, according to data shared by Whip Media. The key point: The Last of Us is poised to have the second-strongest opening […]

January 12, 2023

Forecast: Another slow year for VR sales in 2023

Macroeconomic weakness is leaving its stamp on consumer device markets, and virtual and augmented reality devices are no exception, according to research from technology market analyst firm CCS Insight. The company expects global unit sales in this segment to remain just short of 10 million in 2022, growing to 11.4 million in 2023. “High inflation […]

December 16, 2022

The Last of Us on Sky, NOW this January

Sky has announced the highly anticipated series, The Last of Us, will air exclusively on Sky Atlantic and NOW on January 16th. Fans of The Last of Us will not miss out on the excitement with each instalment available of the nine episode series at the same time as the US premiere each week at […]

November 2, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord on Quest 2, PS VR2

Sony Pictures Virtual Reality (SPVR) has revealed the name of their highly anticipated VR game based on the Ghostbusters franchise, Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, coming to Meta Quest 2 and PlayStation VR2 in 2023. Ghostbusters: Rise of the Ghost Lord, developed by award-winning VR developer and publisher nDreams and published by Sony Pictures […]

November 1, 2022

Data: Number of video gamers plummets

The gaming industry has seen its user base shrink this year, with the number of gamers plunging by 150 million globally. Most of that user drop came from only three markets. According to data presented by Safe Betting Sites, the world’s top gaming industries – China, the US and Japan – are expected to lose […]

October 17, 2022

Report: Grand Theft Auto burns 57.8bn kg of CO2

The Grand Theft Auto (GTA) video game franchise is responsible for an estimated 57.8 billion kg of CO2 emissions, based on sales data and playing stats, a study has revealed. Carbon-Cutting Consoles surveyed 2,000 gamers to discover their playing habits – particularly how this relates to energy bills – and analysed the energy consumption behind […]

September 5, 2022

Microsoft’s Activision buy could face probe

Microsoft’s purchase of Activision Blizzard could substantially lessen competition in consoles, multi-game subscription services and game streaming, a UK watchdog has warned. Microsoft had aimed to buy the maker of Overwatch, Candy Crush and Call of Duty for $68.7 billion. But now the UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) says its concerns mean it may […]

September 1, 2022