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  • Blog Post: Microsoft Over-The-Air Tuner Brings Cord-Cutting Television To North America

    At Gamescom, Microsoft announced over-the-air televisions for some territories in Europe. Now, that same service is available for Xbox One preview members in the United States and Canada. The company announced that using the Hauppauge WinTV-955Q ($79.99) or the not-yet-released Hauppauge TV Tuner for... More
  • Blog Post: Law & Order: SVU Rips GamerGate From The Headlines

    Law & Order: SVU made its reputation as one of TV's great guilty pleasures by creating barely disguised roman á clefs based on recent media scandals. Now, it's set its sights on the "GamerGate" controversy and Anita Sarkeesian. NBC just released a clip from the upcoming episode... More
  • Blog Post: MythBusters Tackling The First-Person Shooter Conceit With Doom

    In classic first-person shooters soldiers carry a dozen guns, some grenades, extra ammo, and a few health packs. MythBusters is going to see if that's a viable way to fight villainy. You can check out a trailer for the episode below which airs January 31. In it, MythBusters hosts Jamie Hyneman and... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion: What’s The Best Video Game Based On A TV Show?

    With the Sons of Anarchy video game on the way, it prompts us to think of video games based on TV shows. Not video games based on movies – that's a different category – we want to talk about games based specifically on TV shows. There are lots to choose from. Just looking at our Replay... More
  • Blog Post: Rejoice! Game of Thrones Season Five Is Dated!

    HBO's blockbuster fantasy series is coming back for another season of bloody intrigue. Today, via Twitter, HBO announced the launch date of its highly successful series based on the Song of Ice and Fire series by George R. R. Martin. HBO's official account tweeted: " BREAKING: # GoTSeason5... More
  • Blog Post: Sling TV Coming To Xbox One, Free Month Trial For Live Members

    Microsoft and Dish have announced that the newly announced Sling TV service will be coming to Xbox One soon. The product, which will provide a variety of over-the-internet television programming from Disney, CNN, ESPN, TNT, and others, was announced today at CES. The service will be offered for $20 per... More
  • Blog Post: Raptr Launching Dedicated Game Video Sharing Site Plays.tv

    Currently in beta, Plays.tv is a site for sharing video game videos built by the gaming social network site, Raptr. You can check out the in-beta site here . You can also download, from Raptr, special software to help you capture gameplay on your PC by heading here . The beta site has been live for a... More
  • Blog Post: Sony's PlayStation Vue Service Will Deliver Television To Consoles In Early 2015

    Sony has announced, PlayStation Vue, a service that will deliver television programming to users via PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3 consoles. The company anticipates having it ready for consumers in the first quarter of 2015. The publisher has announced a number of partners that will be available when... More
  • Blog Post: Reader Discussion – Do You Plan On Watching The Exclusive Video Content Coming To Xbox Live And PSN?

    Both Microsoft and Sony are making their online subscription platforms (Live and Plus) more valuable by adding exclusive entertainment beyond video games. Do you plan on watching? Among other projects, Sony has the upcoming show Powers starring Sharlto Copley based on the comic of the same name. Microsoft... More
  • Blog Post: Xbox One October Update Brings New Snap Controls, Password Security

    Microsoft is beginning to roll out a new update that brings some new media functionality, plus a needed tweak to the system's password security. The biggest change is new controls for the system's sometimes wonky Snap feature. Now, a quick double tap of the Xbox button will bring up a quick menu... More
  • Blog Post: Report: Cyan Worlds' Myst To Make The Jump To Television

    Cyan Worlds’ Myst series stands out as a seminal point-and-click franchise. Myst’s mysterious worlds are tied together through books that transport the reader to different locations. Deadline reports that Legendary TV has signed a deal with Cyan Worlds to create a television show based on... More
  • Blog Post: Sonic Boom's Animated TV Accompaniment Has An Air Date

    Sonic is re-entering the world of television animation in November, and for the first time he will be in CG. The show begins airing on November 8 on Cartoon Network, three days for the Sonic Boom video games are planned for release on Wii U and 3DS. You can check out a trailer for the show below, which... More
  • Blog Post: Twitch Viewership Numbers Rival Those Of Major Cable Networks

    New data shows just how popular the game-streaming service Twitch has become. Twitch, which was recently purchased by Amazon for a nearly a billion dollars, is posting viewer numbers that rival ratings for some of the biggest cable networks in the world. A recent New York Times article shows the explosive... More
  • Blog Post: Doctor Who Invades Minecraft For Xbox 360

    With Peter Capaldi as the twelfth Doctor Who, the long-running British sci-fi series has never been hotter in the U.S., recently setting a new high ratings mark for BBC America. Now, the good Doctor is coming to the Xbox 360 version of Minecraft. Microsoft has announced that a new Doctor Who character... More
  • Blog Post: Resident Evil-Inspired Detective Drama TV Show In Early Stages Of Development

    In development by Mance Media, Arklay follows detective James Reinhardt as he investigates the mysterious homicides of Raccoon City. The show is in early stages of creation by Shawn Christopher Lebert, who spoke with Polygon about the show saying, "I am indeed in the midst of writing project Arklay... More
  • Blog Post: Starz Network App Now Available For Xbox One

    Subscribers to Starz can now access the network's content through an Xbox One Starz Play app. Microsoft announced the news today, through its official Xbox website. As with services like HBO Go, you will have to be a cable or satellite subscriber to Starz to use the Starz Play app. Through Starz... More
  • Blog Post: PlayStation Network Drama Series Powers Selects Director

    The upcoming PlayStation Network exclusive drama series Powers , based on the comic book of the same name, has some new details. Announced during E3 , the show will be available as part of a PlayStation Plus subscription, though the first episode will be free to everyone starting in December. The first... More
  • Blog Post: Microsoft Hires Former AMC Executive For Xbox Entertainment

    Microsoft has tapped Ari Mark, AMC's former programming director, to develop "unscripted" content for Xbox Entertainment Studios. "Unscripted" is likely a euphemism for reality TV-style content, as that was Mark's forte at AMC. At the network, he produced reality shows like... More
  • Blog Post: Nintendo Apologizes For Missing European TVii Launch Window

    Nintendo missed the intended launch window for its TVii services in Europe, and has issued an apology to Wii U owners. You can find the apology on Nintendo's European TVii site . Nintendo doesn't offer an excuse, or an adjusted launch date. Only an apology, and the promise of more details soon... More
  • Blog Post: HBO Go Coming To PS3 And PS4

    HBO's CEO Richard Plepler has good news for PlayStation owners. The network's popular television streaming service is coming to both of Sony's current home consoles. While there is no release date for the PSN HBO Go app, we do know that the service will first come to PlayStation 3's huge... More
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