Read all about it...

Author: Ravi Vijh

the-oculus-rift-virtual-reality-headset-will-blow-your-mind
avatar

Last week, with so much going on over the three days, the Develop in Brighton conference came and went in a flash. Twitter was abuzz with the game development community and rightly so, as
Continue reading >

sony-vs-microsoft
avatar

E3 2013 was all about Next Gen. Who could WOW you enough to convince you to purchase their console.  Judges decision unanimously give round one to Sony and its PS4.  With round two now
Continue reading >

photo 1
avatar

WildStar launches on the 3 June. Rather than sending journalists a boring email with a code, it was time to do some old skool (yes with a k) PR – sending out physical press
Continue reading >

toyfair_2014

Event PR doesn’t have to be pot luck. With detailed planning, processes to harvest content from exhibitors, and by creating angles from the show itself, Bastion achieved widespread broadcast, national, regional and online coverage
Continue reading >

Royal Parks Foundation Half + Ultra 2013

Working with the Royal Parks Foundation Half Marathon, Bastion was challenged with managing and delivering press coverage to a mainstream audience. The event was run by 16,000 entrants on Sunday 6 October. The course
Continue reading >

23

Fantastic Friday!

Bastion News

By

Posted in Uncategorized



It’s Fantastic Friday here at Bastion Towers with 505 Games’ Brothers scoring a whopping 5/5 and Game of the Week in today’s Daily Mirror and Payday 2 taking the lead review and a 4/5
Continue reading >

avatar

On Sunday, 4 August, BBC One announced The Thick of It star, Peter Capaldi, will be the 12th actor to officially play Doctor Who. Anticipation around the announcement of a new Doctor is always high, but this time round, there was an overwhelming feeling
Continue reading >

xcom-143
avatar

Would you pay £13.99 for an iPad game?

Team Blog

By , 1 comment

Posted in Apps | Tagged , ,



Xcom: Enemy Unknown was launched on the App Store at the lofty price of £13.99. Two weeks later and the game is sitting at 103rd in the all games paid chart. Compare this price to
Continue reading >

clarke-and-cook
avatar

On Friday 24 May, Bastion took to the Home of Cricket, Lord’s, to promote Ashes Cricket 2013. With the help of England all-rounder Chris Woakes, we welcomed press, retailers and partners to take a
Continue reading >

Clipboard01
avatar

Free to play gaming is something we talk a lot about at Bastion, but there is a reason for that. In our line of work we’ve been lucky ennough to monitor the changes within
Continue reading >

zombies vs ninja
avatar

The recent story of a five year old racking up a £1,700 iTunes bill on the game Zombies vs Ninja has brought the model of in-app purchases into the media spotlight. Rory Cellan-Jones’ blog
Continue reading >

Toy Fair 2013 143
avatar

“Thank you for another fantastic Toy Fair and for all of the opportunities you passed our way – another great show.” This was just one of the messages we received following Toy Fair 2013
Continue reading >

mylittlepony
avatar

Free-to-play or freemium games are the future of the video games industry. Certainly in the online space and I’d be prepared to put my neck on the line to cover all gaming. While it may
Continue reading >

gangnam
avatar

Go viral Gangnam style

Team Blog

By , 1 comment

Posted in Social Media | Tagged , ,



Psy’s hit Gangnam Style has just become the most viewed hit on YouTube. The South Korean sensation also holds the Guinness world record for the most number ones across the globe.  Apart from being hilarious
Continue reading >

ee-Kevin-Bacon
avatar

EE puts gaming in the dark ages

Team Blog

By

Posted in Mobile | Tagged , ,



4G has launched exclusively to Everything Everywhere (EE). It is a revolution in mobile technology. We can now have the type of Internet speeds you would expect wired up to a PC on the
Continue reading >

GuildWars thumbnail
avatar

Bastion was tasked with achieving widespread specialist and mainstream coverage by publisher NCSOFT. We had already worked on the early stages of Guild Wars 2, helping it become one of the most anticipated games
Continue reading >

Liverpool's Luis Suarez
avatar

It is time for change!

Team Blog

By

Posted in Sport | Tagged ,



Football is about to implode. It is only a matter of time. I write this blog in utter frustration. I only watched two games on Match of the Day 2 on Sunday but that
Continue reading >

avatar

After an enjoyable meal and a bottle or two of wine too many on Saturday night, the programme for Sunday was clear – sofa, lot of food and catch up TV. This is where I realised how two pieces of hardware have changed dramatically
Continue reading >

Trolls
avatar

Twitter is a wonderful thing. I was introduced to Twitter when I first joined Bastion. Straight out of university, I found a vehicle in which I could engage with friends and like-minded people about
Continue reading >

warrior norn
avatar

You and your avatar

Team Blog

By

Posted in MMOs | Tagged , ,



Video games are a wonderful thing. They open a door to a different world. A world where you don’t have to be yourself; a world where you can turn imagination into reality. In FIFA
Continue reading >

Windows-8
avatar

Minecraft is the latest developer to reject Microsoft’s strategy for Windows 8. Along with Gabe Newell at Valve and Rob Pardo at Blizzard, Markus Persson has gone out of his way to denounce Windows
Continue reading >

wii-u-gamepad-600
avatar

At 3pm on Thursday 13 September, I tuned into Nintendo’s Wii U announcement with my mind already made up. The Wii U is a next gen console that doesn’t excite me and has been
Continue reading >

Oscar Pistorius
avatar

Oscar Pistorius is and has been for a while, the poster boy of the Paralympics. Affectionately named the blade runner, Pistorius is one of those rare athletes who transcend his sport, in line with
Continue reading >

Guild-Wars-2-Races
avatar

Guild Wars 2 has launched. If you didn’t pre-purchase or aren’t a member of the press, 8am this morning was the first moment you would have had the pleasure to dive into the world
Continue reading >

200px-Are_you_smarter_than_a_10_year_old_logo
avatar

The wonderful thing about children is they are brutally honest. They have no fear of embarrassment and don’t mince their words or spare someone’s feelings. They just say it how it is. That is
Continue reading >

0_285_427_http-__offlinehbpl.hbpl.co.uk_news_OKM_B7C8B897-9C1B-CC16-77286D4DDE616EC5
avatar

The Olympics has to protect its sponsors. It is a line we’ve heard for the past six months from the powers that be. Many have been outraged with the recent interview the BBC did
Continue reading >

buy-2500-twitter-followers
avatar

Being social media fanboys at Bastion towers, a topic of discussion that crops up a few times is how best to measure the success of a social media campaign, or how successful are we
Continue reading >

diablo3
avatar

As everyone knows, we are currently suffering through a financial crisis. We may be starting to recover slightly but no one can suggest we are living in prosperous times. If only our financial system
Continue reading >

rio-plus-social
avatar

BBC Click recently ran a piece focusing on a conference in Rio called, Rio + Social conference on sustainability. It is a conference that is the first of its kind that relies almost entirely
Continue reading >

article-2164037-13C48D7F000005DC-128_634x425
avatar

England fans wake up today, heartbroken at watching their national side crash out of another major football championship to dreaded penalties. Not since the quarter final against Spain at Euro 96 has England won
Continue reading >

← Older posts