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ABC, Entertainment Weekly Look To Tap Into Social TV Trend

The ‘Must List’ app from Entertainment Weekly will feature an ad for ABC’s Once Upon a Time letting users read the show’s pilot script from within the app. It allows users to read the show’s pilot script from within the app before it debuts this Sunday.

The ad is capitalizing on a rising social TV trend seeking to combine viewing and social interaction as viewers want to deepen their engagement with shows. ABC did something similar last month, when it offered the pilot of Revenge for free as a script download on Kindle.

EW and i.TV have also also introduced Viewer, an interactive platform that lets people discuss TV shows while they’re watching them. EW also launched a program with GetGlue, encouraging viewers to check in to shows on the entertainment social network, also granting viewers who check in discounts at the Gap, which sponsored the program.

“We have the TV fanatic who comes to Entertainment Weekly to get information on all their shows,” said Karin Tracy, publisher of EW. “Any way we can enhance that experience, they really embrace in a big way.”

Source: AdWeek

Peter Moore Wonders ‘What Is The Role Of Dedicated Handheld Gaming?’

The rise of smartphones and tablet devices has raised the issue of whether or not dedicated portable gaming devices have a place anymore. EA COO Peter Moore is definitely in a contemplative mood when it comes to the PS Vita.

“I think Sony does brilliant hardware, as we all know,” said Moore. “I think the broader question is what is the role of dedicated handheld gaming years from now More and more we see the ubiquity of smart-phones and tablets, how does a dedicating gaming device fit in, add value, and still get the same volumes that it needs in terms of hardware that we were used to in the golden days of Game Boys and PSP So I think the broader question is what is the role of a dedicated device compared to these relatively cost-effective tablets and smart-phones that have great screens and plenty of buttons to control the game with ”

“To their credit I think they saw that they had a sell-through issue and they dropped their price. I think it’s going to be an interesting test for them this Christmas, I think we’re all hoping it will be a tremendous Christmas present,” said Moore on Nintendo 3DS. “I think it is aimed at a younger consumer for the most part. We continue to look at it. We have FIFA coming out on it. We have Madden in the U.S. on it. Like any device we wish it all the best and we will monitor it and watch the sell-throughs and if there are business opportunities to bring new content, different content, or bring some of our great brands there in the future on top of what we have already committed then we will certainly do that.”

Source: Sydney Morning Herald

MLG Sees 181K Unique Concurrent Online Viewers

Major League Gaming (MLG) has announced that they had 181,000 unique concurrent online viewers for the Orlando Pro Circuit competition last weekend. This marks the fourth consecutive record breaking online broadcast of the season, with 3.2 million hours of video consumed online and more than 15,000 fans attending in person.

“The record-breaking viewership of our Live broadcasts this year is truly elevating the global presence of e-sports, placing MLG viewing in the same ballpark as traditional TV viewing numbers,” said Sundance DiGiovanni, CEO, Major League Gaming. “The support of our community is undeniable and fans can expect more high-quality streaming, intense match ups and 2012 season announcements during our 2011 Pro Circuit Championship Live from Providence, Rhode Island, November 18-20.”

The season MLG concludes with the 2011 National Championship next month where players will compete for more than $600,000 in prizes and stipends. Find out more about the pro gaming circuit in this [a]list intervew.

Kinect 2.0 Is Now, Says Microsoft CEO

The Kinect has certainly won a lot of fans with its novelty value, but that can quickly wear off for technical devices. Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer asserts that the best is yet to come for the motion sensing device, however.

“Like any other thing that is new, we came out with a set of applications to show off the platform, to bring others in,” Ballmer said at the Web 2.0 Summit in San Francisco. “Our second generation is now happening.”

“We announced a partnership today with Sesame Street and National Geographic to bring kids’ learning and entertainment to the Kinect. You’ll see a raft of new games from us and third-party publishers this holiday,” Ballmer detailed. “We’ve announced and demonstrated work that we’re doing with people who provide video content — live TV as well as other

, etc. content — to really let you access and find [content] and control it, completely via the Kinect, gesture and voice being a part of that. Bing-powered by the way, that will be out this holiday season. So you’re going to see a range of important innovations coming to Kinect on Xbox this holiday.”

Ballmer also proudly pointed to the homebrew environment for Kinect, and that the Kinect toolkit for Windows has helped foster this innovation. “That kind of opens up a whole new sphere of innovation with Kinect and the PC. This holiday I think you’ll see an explosion of things around the Xbox and Kinect,” said Ballmer.

Source: Gamasutra

Google Ducks SuperPoke Pets Suit

Law firm Freed & Weiss that was collecting complaints from players of the recently shut down Slide’s SuperPoke Pets, a game that let players spend money on virtual items. Google acquired the developer of the game and then dissolved it, resulting in the class action lawsuit that they say now believe that the terms and conditions contract renders unlikely to succeed.

“We have appreciated hearing from many of you and, while this is unfair and unjust, there are just some situations where there is not a likelihood of recovery in the U.S. court system and we have found that to be the case here,” read a statement from the law firm.

Google had also offered to run and maintain a new app called SPP Lite, which would enable players to ensure the continued existence of their digital pets.

Source: All Things D

Angry Birds – Over 30 Million Users Daily

Rovio’s North American general manager Andrew Stalbow has indicated at the Web 2.0 conference that Angry Birds now has over 30 million daily average users (DAU). This would make the game the most popular on Facebook… if it was on Facebook.

Currently, the most popular game on Facebook is CityVille, which is registered as having a DAU of 12.1 million with Sims Social next with 8.8 million. Those numbers dropped quite a bit when the way DAU was recalculated to exclude users who navigate away from apps’ landing pages without logging in.

Also, Stalbow estimates that Angry Birds sees an estimated 300 million minutes of play every day, having been downloaded 400 million times. The fastest growing market, and second largest overall, is China.


Catherine Tops Half Million Sales

Atlus was recently singled out as a being doing well within parent company Index. While the Japanese conglomerate posted a loss for the fiscal year, their game division saw profits, helped by the Persona series.

In particular, Catherine managed to sell a half million units in Japan and elsewhere. Catherine shipped 200,000 units when it first came to the U.S., which was a record for the company.

Check out the two part interview with Atlus over the E3 marketing of Catherine. Has New Look

THQ has relaunched with a modern design, including a lineup of the company’s latest hit titles and a landing page for the company’s presence on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. There’s also the new global digital e-commerce destination powered by Digital River, showing THQ’s latest games while reflecting the company’s current branding.

“This is a significant shift in both the form and functionality for,” said Ryan Okum, vice president of interactive marketing, THQ. “While we’ve already reconstructed the site from the ground up to improve the user experience, over the coming months we will be rolling new features to build out a robust community experience by extending our player’s experience from the game to the web and vice versa.”