July 29th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

MCN BroadbandTV and BMG have “joined forces” (e.g. done a JV deal of some description) to launch the optimistically titled Windfall to help push and break YouTube acts. Pooling their resources and...

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July 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

To promote their debut album next month, Frank Carter & The Rattlesnakes have built their own version of the Snake game (familiar to everyone who had a Nokia handset 16 years ago – big shout out...

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June 26th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

For some incredible #gamificaion #content, of course. Yes, invisible equestrian enthusiast Psy is the latest character in the Crossy Road game. (For slightly older readers it’s basically like Frogger.)...

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June 25th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

The lucrative success of Kim Kardashian’s mobile game is spurring a new wave of celebrity titles for smartphones and tablets, including some based on musicians. The Kardashian game’s publisher Glu...

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June 15th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

YouTube has now launched standalone services for its three key content verticals: music, children and games. You’ll be familiar with YouTube Music Key, while the YouTube Kids app launched in the US earlier...

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April 17th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Everything he does, he does it for you. Everything Bryan Adams’ fans do in his new app, they do for points. “Play the Bryan Adams Game – Level Up and prove that you are one of the biggest Bryan...

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March 18th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

We wrote recently about the return of console franchise Rock Band courtesy of its developer Harmonix. But it turns out Harmonix is working on something else too: virtual reality for music. One of its investors,...

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March 7th, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

2015 is the year when plastic-instrument console music games come back, seemingly. We’ve heard about the imminent return of Guitar Hero, and now it’ll be joined by Rock Band. The game’s original...

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March 3rd, 2015 by Music Ally Blog

Tradiio is the latest startup trying to turn music discovery into a virtual stock-exchange style game, where players listen to new music and invest virtual money in an effort to make a digital killing....

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