Tag Archives: gaming

Gaming loot boxes: What happened when Belgium banned them?

Loot boxes in gaming should be treated in the same way as gambling, says a group of MPs. That would mean the kind of in-game purchases, where players don’t know what’s in a box until they’ve bought it, would be banned for under-18s. If that does come into force in the UK, what would it actually mean for everyday gamers? For ... Read More »

Let the games begin: Apple’s big bet on gaming

Alongside the star attractions – three new iPhones and the new Apple Watch – Apple announced the launch date of its gaming service called Apple Arcade. The service was announced earlier this in March and since then there has been a sense of curiosity about how it will be priced. Apple took everyone by surprise when it kept the price ... Read More »

LG E9, LG C9 2019 OLED TV Range to Get Nvidia G-Sync Support for Better Gaming Experience

LG’s 2019 OLED TVs are all set to get support of Nvidia’s G-Sync for a more immersive big-screen PC gaming experience. Select 4K OLED models in 55- to 77-inch screen sizes are set to get the support via an update in a few weeks. The update will roll out in select markets only. LG will make the update announcement in ... Read More »

HP Pavilion Gaming 15 review: Solid build, premium looks, robust performance from Rs 70,990

If you are in the market for a gaming laptop, some of the popular choices come from Asus, MSI. Acer and Dell’s Alienware. These brands offer unparalleled number of options in the given price range and hence, you are spoilt for choices. However, HP has also jumped in the gaming laptop bandwagon in India since the last few years with ... Read More »

5 trends that define the online gaming sector in India

India’s economy might be slowing down, but its online gaming industry is going through a boom never seen before. Riding on the mobile and internet revolution sweeping the country, online gaming now cuts across ages and socio-economic groups. Nearly 60 percent of India’s online gamers are below the age of 24, according to industry estimates. Young internet users have a higher propensity to play ... Read More »

How Omnia Media Is Crushing the YouTube Gaming World

When you need an example of a media company that owns some of the world’s top YouTube gaming channels, look no further than Omnia Media. Launched in 2013 as a gaming MCN, the digital-first company now creates both original and sponsored content for millennial and Gen Z communities who are passionate about video games. Omnia boasts the largest global video network ... Read More »

MSI GT76 DT-9SG Titan Gaming Laptop Review

There are thin-and-light “gaming lifestyle” laptops that can actually be carried around every day, and then there are “musclebook” models that are designed solely for power with no priority whatsoever given to weight or bulk. MSI’s latest flagship model, the GT76 DT-9SG Titan, falls squarely and unapologetically into that latter category. It weighs over 4kg (not counting the two enormous ... Read More »

The worst villain in gaming lurks in a hugely popular match-3 game

Who is the worst villain in gaming? Whatever clever answer you have is wrong. There is a truly malicious presence I must warn you about. That’s right, I’m talking about Austin the rat bastard butler from Gardenscapes and Homescapes. If you’re not one of the millions of people who play Gardenscapes and Homescapes, you’d probably recognize how to play it immediately if you saw it. It’s ... Read More »

The biggest PC gaming stories of the week

Welcome to another weekly news round up. We’ve seen alien invasions, a few fun controversies, and footage that may have ruined Toy Story for us forever. Let’s get to it. • GTA’s new Casino update is unavailable in more than 50 countries Games continue to run afoul of differing regional approaches to gambling rules. Regulators are still making their minds up about ... Read More »

Forward Gaming Shutters Doors Ahead of TI9

“With a heavy heart I regret to announce that Forward Gaming ceases to exist. As of today, all employees’ contracts are being released and our players become free agents,” Dashtoyan wrote in a Twitlonger post. He also revealed that he had to “close the company with the debt remaining owed to the players,” to the tune of $36,000 in prize ... Read More »