Gaming

Gaming ‘hero’ retires at 23 due to ill-health

China’s most famous e-sports player, Jian Zihao, has officially retired from gaming aged 23, citing ill-health. He had been a professional gamer since 2012, playing League of Legends under the name of “Uzi”. His decision to quit was announced on Chinese social media site Weibo, where he has five million followers. Gaming addiction is seen as a big problem in ... Read More »

New Game Gear, ‘Fog Gaming’ Reveal, What Is SEGA Doing?

For a week or so, gamers have been speculating about big SEGA news being teased in Famitsu for release tomorrow, and they have had some…big ideas. The concepts have ranged from Microsoft partnering with SEGA to rebrand the Xbox Series X in Japan, to Google buying SEGA outright and snapping up their properties for Stadia content. According to a new ... Read More »

These are top gaming smartphones under Rs 15,000 from Xiaomi, Realme, Samsung and Vivo

Realme’s brand new Narzo series are being marketed as budget gaming smartphones. These are said to feature the MediaTek Helio G80 gaming processors and are also touted for the cameras and battery performance. But as it has been the case since years, the sub-Rs 15,000 market has been one of the most competitive ones. And naturally, the Narzo series face ... Read More »

The secret weapon of a hardcore mobile gamer is a guild of grandmas

When I was a teenager, I spent hours upon hours building friendships in World of Warcraft. We went on raids, hung out on voice chat, and even met in real life. They were tangible, solid connections with other people — some of which I still hold to this day. Mobile games like Homescapes want to mimic this structure: Players are instructed to join ... Read More »

Google Announces First Additions to Stadia Gaming Service Since Its Launch

Alphabet‘s (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) Google has announced the first planned additions to Stadia’s game selection since the streaming video game platform went live in November. Although not yet available to subscribers, they’ll soon see a remastered version of Panzer Dragoon, Spitlings, the Serious Sam collection, and more on their game selection menus. Other games have been added to the library since Stadia’s Nov. 19 launch, but these five are ... Read More »

Coronavirus has had a massive impact on gaming

As the coronavirus pandemic in China has continued to develop, it has led to many people questioning how various industries will be impacted. It’s easy to forget about all of the small moving parts in the world that can be affected by something like this, the gaming industry included. It can be difficult to properly anticipate how the gaming industry has been or ... Read More »

Gamer to gamer, here’s why you need the right chair (and desk)

The days of sitting cross-legged on your floor playing Mario Kart are long gone. Modern day gaming takes more hand-eye coordination and endurance than ever before, and as such, ergonomic accessories like gaming chairs and desks are important investments that hardcore gamers need to help ensure they can play comfortably and safely for hours on end. The right chair, for instance, should ... Read More »

From cloud gaming to virtual reality, trends gamers should watch out for

Gaming is now a huge global phenomenon that is challenging the traditional entertainment industry like never before. Nearly three-fourths of the entertainment market today is made up of online and mobile gaming platforms. Online gaming, as a segment, is estimated to become a $1.1 billion opportunity by 2021, according to Google-KPMG. This growth is coming on the back of relentless ... Read More »

ByteDance Is Planning A Foray Into Hardcore Mobile Gaming, To Take On Tencent

ByteDance, the company that owns popular short-video platform TikTok is apparently readying a major push into mobile gaming and the company has giants in the space — Tencent, in its crosshairs. As per a report by Bloomberg, ByteDance has quickly built a full-fledged gaming division, from ground up, to lead its entry into gaming and hardcore mobile gaming at that, according to ... Read More »

HOW BIG DATA IS TRANSFORMING VIDEO GAMING ACROSS ALL PLATFORMS

Big data is becoming a fundamental analysis tool across all industries, with the world of gaming seen using the power of big data across all platforms in 2020 and beyond. As almost all forms of digital gaming have online elements to them, be it the game being hosted on online servers or customers connecting to the internet via their consoles ... Read More »