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Pokémon Go gets revamp and Starbucks tie-in as player numbers slump

Games developer Niantic has updated its Pokémon Go app, as the augmented-reality game's popularity has slumped from its record-breaking uswer numbers back in June.


13/12/2016  |  Full story...

Pokemon Go: Brits more likely to play at work than Germans

Pokemon Go! is starting to invade the workplace, with 53% of UK employees who play Pokemon Go admitting to doing so during working hours.

11/08/2016  |  Full story...

Pokemon Go: Five examples of brands catching augmented reality craze

Pokemon Go! hasn't revealed official sponsorship formats yet, but that hasn't stopped brands jumping on the augmented reality phenomenon. We look at five of the best examples of companies taking advantage of the latest mobile gaming craze...


20/07/2016  |  Full story...

Pokemon Go! launches in UK: How can brands catch the craze?

Pokemon Go, the hugely popular augmented reality game has finally launched in the UK. But how can brands capitalise on the latest mobile craze?

14/07/2016  |  Full story...

Nintendo reveals first smartphone game in Japan (with a social twist)

Nintendo has released its highly-anticipated debut smartphone game, Miitomo, in Japan- but don’t expect a Mario-style platformer just yet..

21/03/2016  |  Full story...

Nintendo delays first smartphone game

Nintendo has announced its first smartphone 'game', but delayed its launch from the end of the year until next March.

02/11/2015  |  Full story...

Mario goes mobile: Nintendo to make smartphone games for first time

In a major move for gaming fans, Nintendo is working with Japanese developer DeNA to develop new games for smartphones.

18/03/2015  |  Full story...

YouTube star PewDiePie hits out at Nintendo revenue-sharing plans

Popular YouTube content creator PewDiePie has criticised Nintendo for its plan to take a cut of advertising revenue from "let's play" videos featuring its games.

03/02/2015  |  Full story...

Microsoft Xbox One revealed with online entertainment focus

Microsoft has unveiled its next generation console Xbox One, designed to become “the ultimate all-in-one home entertainment system” that competes with only with its traditional rival, Sony’s PlayStation, but with the likes of Sky and Virgin Media, in the TV arena.

Watch this video from the Daily Telegraph showing highlights from the launch event:

22/05/2013  |  Full story...

Nintendo to profit from ads on user generated YouTube videos

Nintendo is get a share of the YouTube ad revenues from user generated videos featuring its games, sparking complaints from some of its fans.

20/05/2013  |  Full story...

Nintendo gets social with Miiverse online

Nintendo has made its Miiverse social network accessible to all, letting non-Wii U users see the games giant’s first foray into social media outside of its console ecosystem.

Watch a trailer for Miiverse here:

25/04/2013  |  Full story...

PS4 to stream games via cloud - report

Sony’s upcoming PlayStation 4 console could play games streamed over the Internet using Gaikai technology, as well as traditional optical disc-based games, according to a news report.

20/02/2013  |  Full story...

Mystery Sony event sparks PS4 console rumours

Sony is to host its first PlayStation event in 2 years, sparking rumours that the Japanese consumer electronics giant is preparing to unveil the successor to its PS3 games console.

04/02/2013  |  Full story...

YouTube goes live on Wii U console

YouTube has launched a Wii U compatible version of its video sharing site, as the Google-owned service looks to expand its use among gamers. The new app uses the Wii U GamePad as a remote keyboard for searching through content on the site, with playback in up to 1080p Full HD.

22/11/2012  |  Full story...

Online gaming trends- Microsoft testing IE browser for Xbox Kinnect

Microsoft is reportedly testing a version of its upcoming Internet Explorer 9 browser for its Xbox 360 games console. Sources speaking to technology blog The Verge understand the software would be compatible with the Kinect system, meaning users could browse the web using hand gestures rather than mouse cursors or touch screen devices.

14/05/2012  |  Full story...

Cross-platform trends- How US consumers watch from screen to screen

The average American watches nearly five hours of video each day, 98% of which they watch on a traditional TV set, according to a new report. The Nielsen Cross-Platform Report found that although this ratio is less than it was just a few years ago, and continues to change, the fact remains that Americans are not turning off. They are shifting to new technologies and devices that make it easier for them to watch the video they want, whenever and wherever they want.

11/05/2012  |  Full story...

Nintendo gets serious about online gaming and downloads

Nintendo has announced Nintendo Network, an online service that will span the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS, providing personal user accounts and the ability to purchase downloadable content. Nintendo knows it must take a “bold attempt” in establishing a robust online ecosystem for Wii U, and simplifying DLC shopping is key to that plan, the company’s president has said.

01/02/2012  |  Full story...

Games consoles becoming ‘entertainment hubs’

US consumers are using their Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and Wii devices to stream movies and TV shows in growing numbers, according to a new survey. The poll of 3000 people in the US, conducted by Nielsen, found that streaming video accounted for 14% of the average time spent using Microsoft 's Xbox 360 in October, up from 10% a year earlier. For Sony's PS3, the share of streaming video was 15% this year, up from 9% last year. The shift was even more dramatic for Nintendo's Wii, which jumped to 33% from 20%.

04/01/2012  |  Full story...

Online game sales ‘to surpass physical retail’ by 2013

Sales of online games are expected to pass physical retail from 2013, according to a new study. The report, from DFC Intelligence, predicts that online sales will increase from $19.3 billion in 2010 to $37.9 billion by 2016, driving the overall industry value to $81 billion. It also states that traditional retail have ‘peaked’, and will drop to $43 billion in 2016, down from a high of $58 billion in 2008.


13/09/2011  |  Full story...

Games console rankings: US

Games consoles ranked by percentage of usage minutes (Aug 2010).

Games console rankings: US. Games consoles ranked by percentage of usage minutes (Aug 2010).


BBC iPlayer to launch on Nintendo Wii

The BBC is to make its iPlayer catch-up service available through the Nintendo Wii, writes Brand Republic. This will bring the iPlayer directly to the televisions of the UK's 2.4m Wii owners. iPlayer usage has grown 25% each month during its first-quarter and 42m shows have now been accessed on demand since its launch on Christmas Day. The list of most popular shows includes 'The Apprentice', 'Gavin and Stacey', 'Ashes to Ashes', 'EastEnders' and 'Torchwood'.
From Brand Republic:, 10/04/2008
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