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Forecast: VoD, consoles, wearables, NFTs to trend in 2022

The technology, media and telecommunications (TMT) practice at Deloitte, has revealed its predictions for the sector in 2022. These include: No mid-life crisis for the games console: Market revenues will top £60 billion as device reaches half century Deloitte predicts that the games console market will generate £60.6 billion in 2022, up 10 per cent […]

December 2, 2021

Telcos to invest in gaming

Researchers at Analysys Mason (AM) says the gaming sector will see more direct activity from major telcos. AM predicts that 2022 will see operators diversifying their strategies to try and capture a slice of the $180 billion being generated by gaming businesses. Martin Scott, lead analyst for AM’s media and pay-TV research division believes that […]

December 2, 2021By Chris Forrester

Research: TV, movie viewing time shrinks

According to findings from research firm Interpret, TV and movie viewing has become a smaller portion of consumers’ overall weekly entertainment time over the past two years. At the same time, the share of weekly time spent on other entertainment pursuits, particularly digital activities, has increased. The net result is an increased diversity in time […]

December 1, 2021

Research: Anime, eSports share strong cross-influence

According to research by Interpret, across markets including the UK, US, Germany and Japan, anime viewers are twice as likely to watch eSports as non-viewers. In addition to eSports, anime viewers spend more on online gaming than non-viewers. According to Interpret’s Global Animeasure 2021 report, anime viewers are more likely to play video games (they […]

December 1, 2021

Research: Gaming now above TV in Gen Z interests

GWI, a supplier of audience insights, has shared the findings of its report, Connecting the dots 2022. The research focuses on changing consumer attitudes and how their behaviours will shape the year ahead. The report is compiled through the continuous collection of survey data throughout 2021, by GWI, from 700,000 interviews across 47 countries. It […]

November 18, 2021

Study: High demand for multiplayer & cross-platform games

Unity, a platform for creating and operating real-time 3D content, has released two reports revealing the high demand for multiplayer games and the importance of post launch content for sustaining player engagement. Unity Gaming Services’ Cross-Platform Gaming Study conducted by The Harris Poll on behalf of Unity, revealed that over half of all Americans (56 […]

November 16, 2021

StudioCanal streaming channel on Apple TV

StudioCanal, the production and distribution company owned by Canal+, has launched StudioCanal Presents – a new streaming channel exclusively on the Apple TV app in the UK. The channel offers subscribers access to a catalogue of film and TV titles from StudioCanal’s world-spanning library. The channel is available through the Apple TV app on iPhone, […]

November 3, 2021By Nik Roseveare

Bank: “Video game spend remains robust”

Media analysts from investment bank Berenberg, ahead of a major Video Gaming Conference they are hosting in November, say that the video game market has pulled back sharply in recent weeks, with the average share in their coverage down 13 per cent in the last month and c20 per cent in the year-to-date. The bank […]

October 19, 2021

Research: Gaming winning more of entertainment time

Data from Hub Entertainment Research show that gaming consoles play a central role in the entertainment lives of many consumers. Highlights from Hub’s Game Consoles 2021: Respawned and Leveled Up study: 1) Game consoles are occupying more time. A third (36 per cent) of respondents play console games, about the same as in 2019 (33 […]

October 13, 2021

CareGame takes part in the 1st gamescom asia

CareGame, creator of the cloud technology for all mobile gamers on this planet, is taking part in the first edition of gamescom asia. This hybrid event will be held from October 14 – 17 2021, in Singapore and online. An unmissable event for South-East Asian game developers, gamescom asia is the new key rendez vous […]

October 7, 2021