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Report: German home electronics sales fall

German consumers are keeping their wallets firmly closed according to a study from HEMIX (Germany’s Home Electronics Market Index). The first 9 months of this year saw a 6.1 per cent fall in sales of a broad range of consumer electronics compared with the same period in 2022. TVs, the backbone of consumer electronics sales, […]

November 30, 2023By Chris Forrester

Modern Warfare III drives record traffic on Virgin Media O2

On November 8th, Virgin Media O2 experienced the largest spike ever on its broadband network driven by the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare III video game. The day that the latest update in the Call of Duty saga was made available for gamers to preload, Virgin Media O2’s broadband network hit 25.1Tbps at peak, a […]

November 10, 2023

Samsung, Blacknut launch Free Game Pilot in US

Samsung Electronics and Blacknut have announced a new way for players to discover games on the Samsung Gaming Hub. In a new initiative, Samsung Gaming Hub players in the US can play select games for free on compatible Samsung Smart TVs, powered by Blacknut. This ‘Free Game Pilot’ will be active for a limited time, […]

November 10, 2023

Crunchyroll Game Vault goes live

Crunchyroll, the global home of anime, has enhanced its Mega Fan membership with the Crunchyroll Game Vault granting unlimited access to a growing library of mobile games specifically for fans of anime and anime-inspired entertainment, at no extra cost. Available to Crunchyroll Mega Fan members in more than 200 countries and territories, Crunchyroll Game Vault […]

November 8, 2023By Nik Roseveare

Research: Sizable potential TV audience for gaming IP

In today’s world, a perhaps under-leveraged IP are video games, suggests Hub Entertainment Research. Not for a lack of trying, but a track record full of shoddy movies based on gaming IP left gamers and the general public suspicious of anything based on gaming IP.  This changed when The Last of Us hit TV screens […]

October 24, 2023

Xsolla launches Mall

Xsolla, the video game commerce company, has announced a new online destination called Xsolla Mall. This platform allows video games to host multiple landing pages where players can access exclusive in-game items, game discounts, and premium experiences directly from developers and publishers or via campaigns with content creators and payment providers. Developers can showcase and […]

September 18, 2023

Gargoyles Remastered game launches October 19

Disney Games, in collaboration with developer Empty Clip Studios, has revealed that Gargoyles Remastered, an artfully crafted revival of the ‘90s classic 16-bit side scrolling platform adventure, will release digitally for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, Steam, and GOG on October 19th. Two physical editions, a Classic Edition and a Collector’s Edition will also […]

September 11, 2023

HMRC pay out to creative industries up 36%

Statistics show that HMRC paid out £1.66 billion (€1.94bn) in creative industries tax reliefs for the year to March 31st 2022 – a 36 per cent increase from the previous year. This was largely due to an impressive rise in high-end TV reliefs which have increased by 131 per cent to £829 million and now […]

August 24, 2023

Samsung unveils Odyssey Neo G9 57” dual UHD gaming monitor

Samsung Electronics has announced the latest additions to the Odyssey monitor series: the Odyssey Neo G9 57” (Model name: G95NC) and the Odyssey Ark 55” (Model name: G97NC). The gaming monitors, are on display at Gamescom 2023, a European event for computer and video games, from 23 August 2023 to 27 August 2023 in Cologne, […]

August 23, 2023

Survey: 82% of UK WFH watch TV

Survey data from TonerGiant has uncovered that 82 per cent of UK hybrid workers admit to watching TV when working from home. Men are 5 per cent more likely to watch TV compared to women and watch 19 more minutes per day, on average. Streaming services such as Netflix, Prime Video and Disney+ are most […]

August 18, 2023