From Minecraft to Fortnite: The most influential video games of the decade

| December 19, 2019

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Minecraft's flexibility and Fortnite's battle pass. See a few of the games that shaped how we play and defined a decade of gaming.

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Axis Animation creates hyper-real animated experiences, designed to transport viewers to never-before-seen worlds.Across sci-fi, fantasy, horror and action we tell bold, cinematic stories stories for the biggest names in video games, television, film, online, theme parks and beyond. Whatever the medium, our content is striking and our characters indelible.Sitting at the heart of Axis Studios in Glasgow, Scotland with 17 years of pedigree, Axis Animation’s award-winning, international team of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers deliver projects that spark with energy, dynamism and imagination.

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The Future of Tech: Gaming Consoles, the Xbox and PlayStation of Tomorrow

Article | February 10, 2020

Consoles have come a very long way since the arrival of first-generation machines from Atari and Coleco in the seventies. Even the original PlayStation (1994) and Xbox (2001) look dated compared to the 4K/HDR-capable machines of today, and that divide will grow even larger once the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X arrive at the end of 2020. But what about the future? More than once console makers have tried to break new ground, by focusing on functionality beyond gaming, but for the most part those attempts have failed. Nintendo has found the most success with specialized hardware that still focuses on games first, while Sony and Microsoft have seemingly understood that building powerful general purpose machines that are akin to PCs is their best and safest bet.

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Redbox enters the free, ad-supported streaming market

Article | February 17, 2020

Redbox has entered the ad-supported streaming market with the launch of Redbox Free Live TV. The company, best known for its DVD rental kiosks, has been dabbling with streaming for years as consumer demand for DVD rentals has simultaneously declined. But despite its name, Redbox’s new streaming service isn’t offering “live TV” similar to what you’d get on a TV streaming service like YouTube TV or Hulu with Live TV. Instead, the new service offers a curated set of ad-supported movies and TV shows, similar to The Roku Channel, IMDb TV or TiVo Plus, for example.

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Why Entertainment Stocks Soared by Double Digits Tuesday

Article | April 7, 2020

If that does happen, Cinemark and AMC Entertainment might reopen their theaters for the traditional blockbuster summer movie season. AMC CEO Adam Aron hopes customers can return by mid-June, and analysts at B. Riley even upgraded Cinemark to a buy and noted the company should be able to "control cash flow and get through this shutdown period without any adverse liquidity events."

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Apple to Buy NextVR from Best Virtual Reality Platforms

Article | April 5, 2020

Technology giant Apple plans to take NextVR, one of the best platforms, by showing that it continues to work on virtual reality. NextVR was transferring important events over virtual reality today. Virtual reality (VR) and augmented reality (AR) technologies will undoubtedly be among the most used technologies in the future. Studies on this subject have been going on for years, but we still have not fully seen what this technology can do. For this reason, the virtual reality industry has not matured yet today. Apple has long been working on virtual reality and augmented reality.

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Axis Animation

Axis Animation creates hyper-real animated experiences, designed to transport viewers to never-before-seen worlds.Across sci-fi, fantasy, horror and action we tell bold, cinematic stories stories for the biggest names in video games, television, film, online, theme parks and beyond. Whatever the medium, our content is striking and our characters indelible.Sitting at the heart of Axis Studios in Glasgow, Scotland with 17 years of pedigree, Axis Animation’s award-winning, international team of directors, designers, artists, animators, writers and producers deliver projects that spark with energy, dynamism and imagination.

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