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Over 2,500 games removed from Apple’s China App Store after loophole ...

07 July, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

HONG KONG (Reuters) – More than 2,500 mobile games were removed from Apple’s China app store in the first week of July, four times as many in the same period in June, after Apple closed a loophole to comply with Chinese licence requirements, data from SensorTower showed. Apple had given publishers of revenue-generating games a … Read More

Tokyo Games will not be done with splendour, but will be simplified, says C...

06 June, 2020 9:46 pm 9:46 pm

TOKYO (Reuters) – Tokyo 2020 CEO Toshiro Muto said on Wednesday that the rearranged Olympics will “not be done with grand splendour”, but will be simplified. The Games, originally scheduled to start next month, were postponed for a year in March by the International Olympic Committee and the Japanese government due to the COVID-19 pandemic. … Read More

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Virtual fans? Premier League looks at options for empty stadium games

05 May, 2020 9:15 am 9:15 am

MANCHESTER, England (Reuters) – The Premier League is exploring the use of audio effects and computer generated ‘fans’, to improve the viewer experience of watching behind closed doors games. The league voted on Monday to allow teams to return to non-contact training in small groups from Tuesday and hopes to be able to clear contact … Read More

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Sony suspends PlayStation Store in mainland China to upgrade security

05 May, 2020 4:24 pm 4:24 pm

HONG KONG (Reuters) – Sony has suspended its PlayStation Store in mainland China saying it wanted to improve the online store’s security, in a move that will temporarily prevent it from selling games in the world’s largest video game market. PlayStation China announced the closure in a statement on its Weibo account on Sunday, saying … Read More

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Olympics: IOC overhauls bidding process for Games to stop dropouts

06 June, 2019 5:40 pm 5:40 pm

LAUSANNE, Switzerland (Reuters) – The International Olympic Committee outlined plans to overhaul the bidding process for future Games, stating that cities interested in hosting the Games should hold referendums before submitting official tenders to avoid having to withdraw their candidacy at a later date. The IOC has seen many cities in recent years drop out … Read More

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Roy to miss two games through injury

06 June, 2019 9:01 am 9:01 am

LONDON (92 News) – England opening batsman Jason Roy, who left the field during the team’s eight-wicket win over West Indies, has been ruled out of their next two matches, against Afghanistan and Sri Lanka, an England and Wales Cricket Board release announced on Monday, 17 June. Roy had left the field during the West … Read More

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China releases new rules on game approvals

04 April, 2019 3:04 pm 3:04 pm

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – China’s press and publication regulator has issued new rules on applications for publishing online games in China, signaling a possible acceleration in the handing out of formal approvals. China stopped granting licenses to monetize online games in March 2018, hurting the industry and developers such as Tencent Holdings Ltd and NetEase Inc. … Read More

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La Liga to broadcast second tier games on Youtube

01 January, 2019 10:07 am 10:07 am

(Reuters) – Matches from the second tier of Spanish football, known as La Liga 123, are to be broadcast on Youtube with English commentary in a bid to boost the division’s international appeal, the league’s organising body has announced. The broadcasts, which begin on Friday with Cadiz’s game against Granada, will be available in Africa, … Read More

Google to test game-streaming service with latest Assassin’s Creed

10 October, 2018 10:11 am 10:11 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Alphabet Inc’s Google said it has partnered with Ubisoft  to test its video game streaming service by offering the latest instalment of the Assassin’s Creed series. A limited number of players will be able to stream the soon-to-be released Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, set in ancient Greece, to a Chrome browser on a … Read More

Liga announces landmark free-to-air deal with Facebook in India

08 August, 2018 10:15 am 10:15 am

BARCELONA (Reuters) – Spain’s top flight soccer division La Liga announced on Tuesday a landmark deal with Facebook which will allow viewers in the Indian sub-continent to watch every game over the next three seasons for free on the social network. A statement from La Liga said all 380 league matches for the new season, … Read More

Tokyo 2020 organizers feel the heat two years out from Games

07 July, 2018 9:45 am 9:45 am

TOKYO (Reuters) – As Tokyo melts in a record-breaking heatwave, Olympic organizers are looking at ways to combat the heat when the 2020 Games rolls into town in two years. With the temperature reaching a record 41.1 degrees Celsius (106 Fahrenheit) on Monday, concerns are high that similar conditions in 2020 could disrupt the Games … Read More