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Xbox app coming to Samsung Gaming Hub

Samsung Electronics has announced that Xbox is joining Samsung Gaming Hub, a new game streaming discovery platform available on 2022 Samsung Smart TVs including Neo QLED 8K, Neo QLED 4K, QLEDs and 2022 Smart Monitor Series. Samsung Gaming Hub will become the first Smart TV platform to include the Xbox app on Smart TVs. With […]

June 9, 2022

Data: Call of Duty sets record broadband spike

Virgin Media O2 has seen its biggest gaming traffic spike on record, following the release of Call of Duty: Warzone Season 3 and Modern Warfare updates on April 27th. During the evening peak period between 8-10pm, traffic was up 11.9 per cent on average and up 23.8 per cent on the previous week, as gamers […]

April 29, 2022

Research: Cambridge #1 city for UK gamers

Research by SolitaireBliss has revealed that Cambridge is the best UK city to live for gamers. The research studied data within UK cities to determine the best cities for gamers to live based on four categories: average download speed, gaming stores in the local area, local gaming culture, which was determined by local gaming events […]

April 29, 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

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

Pluto TV now on Xbox, PC

Pluto TV, a Paramount company, has announced that its free streaming service is now on Xbox Series X|S, Xbox One, and on PCs with Windows 10 or Windows 11. Users can now access the entire library of channels available directly from Pluto TV app in the UK, GSA, Italy and Latin America. The service will […]

March 31, 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

Rey Mysterio talks WrestleMania, Undertaker, WWE 2K22

With WrestleMania 38 just days away, WWE superstar Rey Mysterio took some time out to talk about the premium live event, the preceeding Hall of Fame ceremony, and the company’s new video game WWE 2K22. At WrestleMania 38 – which takes place on April 2nd and 3rd at the AT&T Stadium in Texas – Rey […]

March 29, 2022By Nik Roseveare

Whip Media Survey on video game TV & movie adaptations

As streaming services are mining video game IP that will attract global audiences, Whip Media conducted a survey to gauge what audiences are looking for in video game TV & Movie adaptations. Upon surveying US audiences who expressed an interest in Halo, the survey found: 65 per cent of likely Halo viewers subscribe to Paramount+. […]

March 22, 2022