Showing posts with category "gaming"

Microsoft to buy gaming giant Activision Blizzard for $69 Billion

Microsoft to buy gaming giant Activision Blizzard — Microsoft on Tuesday announced a landmark $69 billion deal to buy U.S. gaming giant Activision Blizzard, betting big on the prospects of the video game market by scooping up the scandal-hit “Call of Duty” maker. Acquiring the troubled but highly successful Activision will make Microsoft the third-largest […]

January 19, 2022
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Microsoft discontinues all Xbox One consoles, Sony PS4 remains in production

Microsoft—The latest generation of home consoles technically arrived in 2020, with the introduction of the Sony PlayStation 5 and Microsoft Series X/S, but those consoles are still difficult to actually purchase — thanks to, silicon shortage. That isn’t stopping Microsoft from shifting all its resources over to the new consoles, as the company has now […]

January 14, 2022
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gaming

Samsung gaming hub adds Google Stadia, Nvidia GeForce Now to TVs at CES 2022

Samsung gaming hub adds Google Stadia — The most popular way to game on a nice TV is with a dedicated console like a PlayStation 5 or Xbox Series X, but cloud gaming services — which stream playable games over the internet, no console required — are getting better all the time. At CES 2022, […]

January 3, 2022
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gaming

SEGA builds the World’s fastest gaming PC and giving it away for free

Fastest gaming PC — There’s an entire generation of young gamers who only know Sega as a software publisher. For 18 years, though, the company also made home-use video game hardware, starting with the SG-1000 in 1983 and continuing on through its glory days of the Mega Drive/Genesis before finally throwing in the towel after the end […]

January 3, 2022
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gaming

Justin Kan’s Fractal NFT gaming market debuts today

Fractal NFT gaming — Twitch co-founder Justin Kan‘s new startup Fractal is launching its marketplace for gaming nonfungible tokens (NFTs) today. Kan said in an interview with GamesBeat that the company wants to make the ideal marketplace for selling game NFTs, which use the transparency and security of the digital ledger of blockchain to authenticate […]

December 30, 2021
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gaming

Year Ender 2021: Online gaming industry soars high; sees 108% rise in investment to $443.3 million in CY21

Online gaming industry soars high — The online gaming industry witnessed a boom in 2020, and it has only been an upward ride for the sector. Investment in the gaming sector increased 108% to $443.3 million in CY2021 (Jan-Dec) as compared to $212.9 million in CY2020, as per data provided by Tracxn Technologies. With Nazara […]

December 27, 2021
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gaming

NFT Gaming Project Hack Sees $150k Of Crypto Stolen

NFT Gaming Project Hack Sees $150k Of Crypto Stolen — Buyers hoping to get in on the ground floor with Fractal, a gaming-based NFT project by Twitch co-founder Justin Kan, have instead found themselves scammed out of their Solana (SOL) by a hacker. The hack took advantage of the hype around the project, using a […]

December 21, 2021
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gaming

PS5 Restock: GameStop, PlayStation Direct, Antonline, Walmart & More Expected to Drop This Week – December 13-19

If you’re hunting for a PS5 restock before Christmas, we’ve got eyes on a number of drops between December 13-19. It’s the holiday season and gamers are still on the hunt for next-gen consoles. If anything, demand is currently so high that it’s making the last year of console hunting seem relatively relaxed. With only […]

December 12, 2021
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gaming

Sony reveals the PC requirements for God of War

Sony reveals the PC requirements for God of War — The Japanese tech giant has now clarified the PC specs that are needed to enjoy God of War, arguably one of the best games of the previous console generation that is now finally making its way to PC. An Nvidia GeForce RTX 3080 is needed […]

December 9, 2021
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gaming

BBC iPlayer finally arrives on PS5 with 4K support

PS5 — The BBC is finally bringing its iPlayer app to the PS5 in the UK today, more than a year after the console’s original release. Brits have been waiting patiently for BBC iPlayer on the PS5, especially as the app is already available on more than 15,000 devices, including Xbox Series X / S […]

November 30, 2021
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gaming

Game over for Fortnite in China as developer pulls the plug

Game over for Fortnite in China — Epic Games pulled the plug on its Chinese version of Fortnite on Monday, with its three-year effort to penetrate the world’s biggest gaming market derailed by Communist Party crackdowns against online addiction and the broader tech sector. Epic had announced two weeks ago that it would shut down […]

November 15, 2021
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gaming

Spider-Man Finally Swings to Marvel’s Avengers on 30th November

Spider-Man Finally Swings to Marvel’s Avengers — Well over a year since the game launched, Crystal Dynamics has confirmed PlayStation exclusive character Spider-Man will finally be added to Marvel’s Avengers on 30th November 2021. The web-slinger will arrive as part of a Hero Event alongside lots of other content, including a new raid, skins, and […]

November 5, 2021
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gaming