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Posts Tagged ‘entertainment’

  • Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice sees successful global launch

    Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice sees successful global launch

    March 25, 2019 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice sees successful global launch

    Gamers worldwide embarked on an unforgettable journey that makes death an enemy and ally in the highly-anticipated videogame, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. Directed by Hidetaka Miyazaki of FromSoftware (Dark Souls and Bloodborne), Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice...

  • Samsung Blu-ray players are a thing of the past

    February 18, 2019 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on Samsung Blu-ray players are a thing of the past

    If you’re in the market for a new Blu-ray player, you’re out of luck with Samsung. The South Korean conglomerate has officially stopped production on 4K Ultra HD and some 1080p Blu-ray players. “Samsung will no longer introduce new Blu-ray...

  • Netflix testing feature allowing platform to be controlled by eye movements

    WATCH: Netfix lets you control app using eye movements

    November 9, 2018 • Online & SocialComments Off on WATCH: Netfix lets you control app using eye movements

    Internet entertainment service provider, Netflix is rolling out a new feature that allows you to control the iOS app using facial expressions. At the recent Netflix’s Fall 2018 Hack Day held on Nov 7, the company unveiled and tested a mobile Netflix app...

  • Black Mirror is getting an interactive episode on Netflix

    Black Mirror is getting an interactive episode on Netflix

    October 2, 2018 • Online & Social, Top StoriesComments Off on Black Mirror is getting an interactive episode on Netflix

    Netflix is looking to turn acclaimed sci-fi series, Black Mirror, into a Choose-Your-Own-Adventure kind of experience. The first interactive episode arrived on the service a little over a year ago in the form of Puss in Book: Trapped in an Epic Tale, where...

  • Eidos Montréal and Crystal Dynamics' Shadow of the Tomb Raider launches today.

    Shadow of the Tomb Raider drops today

    September 14, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Shadow of the Tomb Raider drops today

    Eidos Montréal and Crystal Dynamics’ Shadow of the Tomb Raider launches today. The stakes are higher, the world is bigger, and there’s an apocalyptic spin on the classic Tomb Raider narrative. The most ambitious take on the series, Shadow of the...

  • WATCH: Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Blackout Battle Royale Trailer

    WATCH: Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Blackout Battle Royale Trailer

    September 10, 2018 • Gadgets and GamingComments Off on WATCH: Official Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – Blackout Battle Royale Trailer

    This is Blackout. Fight through classic Black Ops locales while playing as some of your favourite characters from across the series. Drop into the action in a wingsuit, and take command of land, sea and air vehicles in this last-player-standing experience...

  • New World of Warcraft expansion arrives August 14

    New World of Warcraft expansion arrives in August 2018

    April 18, 2018 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on New World of Warcraft expansion arrives in August 2018

    Azeroth reels in the wake of the Legion’s devastating assault, and the emergence of a powerful new resource—Azerite, lifeblood of the wounded planet—has brought the Alliance and the Horde to the brink of war. On August 14, World of Warcraft players will...

  • Streaming service Iflix launches in Ghana

    iflix to take on Netflix with African expansion

    June 1, 2017 • Mobile and Telecoms, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top Stories, West AfricaComments Off on iflix to take on Netflix with African expansion

    In an attempt to grow their global footprint and take on industry giants such as Netflix, iflix (www.iflix.com), a Subscription Video on Demand (SVoD) service for emerging markets, today announced the establishment of iflix Africa to bring its world class...

  • Kenya: Ringier partners with entertainment brand, Ghafla

    October 20, 2016 • East Africa, Mobile and Telecoms, Top StoriesComments Off on Kenya: Ringier partners with entertainment brand, Ghafla

    As part of its continued expansion, Ringier Africa Digital Publishing (RADP), Ringier Africa’s publishing company, will work with Kenya’s top entertainment website ‘Ghafla’ (Ghafla.co.ke). The partnership sees Kenya’s leading entertainment platform...

  • 10 key trends shaping digital entertainment on demand

    October 19, 2016 • Lists, Online & Social, Southern Africa, Top StoriesComments Off on 10 key trends shaping digital entertainment on demand

    On-demand entertainment is relatively new to the South African market, but it is already taking the market by storm and evolving on the fly. Taryn Uhlmann, Executive Head of Operations at Discover Digital, a digital entertainment and video on demand services...

  • ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2’ Trailer Debuts Online

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on ‘Cloudy With a Chance of Meatballs 2’ Trailer Debuts Online

    In the original, hero Flint Lockwood invents and eventually destroys a machine that causes chaos in his hometown by turning water into food. Number two picks up shortly after, with Flint discovering that his machine is still operational — and now produces...

  • ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Passes $1 Billion Worldwide

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on ‘The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey’ Passes $1 Billion Worldwide

    Peter Jackson’s “The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey” has joined a very special club: it is now among the 15 movies in history that have earned more than one billion dollars worldwide. According to Box Office Mojo, the movie has earned...

  • How Syfy Turns TV Shows Into Social Phenomenons

    March 8, 2013 • Top StoriesComments Off on How Syfy Turns TV Shows Into Social Phenomenons

    Syfy, known to viewers as Sci-Fi up until 2009, recently celebrated its 20-year anniversary. Along with the channel’s revamped branding, new strategies for formulating and distributing content online emerged. Whether it’s populating Syfy Sync (a...

  • Local SPs urged to incorporate Wi-Fi into strategies

    July 6, 2012 • Mobile and TelecomsComments Off on Local SPs urged to incorporate Wi-Fi into strategies

    A recent Cisco Internet Business Solutions Group (IBSG) survey has found that increased global demand for mobile devices and network connectivity sees Wi-Fi and traditional mobile networks playing critical roles to meet the needs of consumers. The Cisco...

  • Gamers do it in bed — Study

    March 23, 2012 • Gadgets and Gaming, Top StoriesComments Off on Gamers do it in bed — Study

    Two recent studies indicate that most mobile gaming takes place at home, often in bed. Mocospace, a mobile entertainment site, discovered that 96% of the 15 000 users they surveyed play mobile games at home. Users played more games at home than when they were...

  • Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    March 20, 2012 • FeaturesComments Off on Why all industries should embrace the iPad

    The growth of tablets continues to surpass expectations, throwing the PC industry into disarray. The iPad is so popular that publishers and other content-rich industries are forced to reposition their wares or risk failure. A powerful wave of content...