Tag: Gaming

Playing Video Games Not Harmful To Boys' Social Skills, According To Study

New research suggests that the amount of time spent by boys playing video games does not hamper their competence or social skills. Meanwhile, the more time girls spent gaming, the more difficult it is for them to socialize with others.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 25, 2019

Snapchat To Launch Its Gaming Platform 'Project Cognac' Next Month: Report

According to a new report, Snap Inc. will announce its new gaming platform at its first-ever summit for content and developer partners in April. The service is codenamed 'Project Cognac,' and it's bringing third-party games to the Snapchat app.

Video Games March 15, 2019

Xbox Live Cross-Platform Coming To Android, iOS, Nintendo Switch

Microsoft is scheduled to hold a session at the upcoming Game Developers Conference, during which it plans to unveil a new SDK. Speculation says that this means cross-platform support is coming to Xbox Live.

Video Games February 4, 2019

Nintendo To Stop Creating New Home Consoles In The Future, Says President

Nintendo could move away from developing standalone home consoles in the future, according to its new president. It also plans to make more smartphone games.

Video Games January 7, 2019

'Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice' Gameplay Revealed: Here's What We Know So Far

Activision unveiled the initial gameplay footage of FromSoftware's next action title 'Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice' at Gamescom 2018. The video game rolls out next year for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.

Video Games August 23, 2018

Spyro Reignited Trilogy Release Date For PlayStation 4 And Xbox One Pushed Back To November

Toys for Bob studio head Paul Yan announced that the release date of 'Spyro Reignited Trilogy' for Xbox One and PS4 has been moved to Nov. 13. The game was originally scheduled to be released on Sept. 21.

Video Games August 18, 2018

Intense 'Battlefield V' Devastation Of Rotterdam Trailer Teases Battle Royale Mode

Electronic Arts together with DICE released the Gamescom 2018 trailer of 'Battlefield V,' which will be shown in next week's Gamescom. Gamescom will take place in Cologne, Germany from Aug. 21 to 25.

Video Games August 17, 2018

Video Game Addiction Officially Classified As A Mental Disorder: Here’s Why This Is Important

The World Health Organization recently classified 'video game addiction' as a mental health disorder. The decision to classify it is believed by many to be a very important step forward. Here's why they believe this is so.

Public Health June 19, 2018

Microsoft Is Working On A Netflix-Style Game Streaming Service That’ll Bring Console-Quality Games To Any Device

Microsoft has confirmed that it’s laying the groundwork for a cloud-based gaming service that’ll be accessible on any device. Can it solve the issues plaguing game streaming services?

Video Games June 11, 2018

Asus ROG Gaming Smartphone Debuts With Snapdragon 845, 8 GB RAM And More: Razer Phone, Watch Out!

Asus is entering the gaming smartphone race with its beastly ROG Phone, unveiled at Computex 2018. The handset has an exclusive, overclocked Snapdragon 845 Mobile Platform, 8 GB of RAM, dual cameras, special accessories, and more.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech June 5, 2018

Red Magic Phone Is A Stock Android Oreo Gaming Phone With Strong Specs And 8GB RAM At Just $400

There's a new gaming smartphone in town, boasting top specs and a stock version of Android 8.1 Oreo. Meet the new Red Magic Phone, set to start at $400.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech April 20, 2018

Blasters Of The Universe PSVR: 10 Tips And Tricks

In 'Blasters of the Universe' for PlayStation VR, users dodge their way through intense battles against hordes of enemies. Here are the top 10 best tips and tricks to play this video game.

Video Games February 27, 2018

Asus Unveils The ROG Bezel-Free Kit That Melds Multiple Monitors Into One

Asus unveiled the ROG Bezel-Free Kit at the CES 2018 this week. The solution will blur the seams between interconnected monitors, creating an illusion of continuous widescreen display with the use of polymethylmethacrylate lenses.

Gadgets January 12, 2018

MirraViz Multiview Projector Makes Split-Screen Technology Obsolete

The MultiView Screen, revealed by startup firm MirraViz at the CES 2018, is designed to allow enhanced content viewing in multiple perspectives and in simultaneous instances. The technology is tipped to make split screen obsolete.

Gadgets January 8, 2018

9 Tips And Tricks Every New Xbox One Owner Should Know

The holiday season has swept by quickly and new gamers are getting familiar with new consoles. For Xbox One players we have compiled a list of all the tips and tricks any new owner should know.

January 1, 2018

Microsoft Confirms Surface Book 2 Battery Issue: Why Does It Drain Power While Gaming Even If It's Plugged In?

The Surface Book 2 has a battery drain issue as it loses power during heavy gaming even while plugged in. Microsoft has confirmed the issue but said the device will never drain entirely.

Microsoft November 22, 2017

Logitech Announces $85 Million Deal To Acquire Gaming Headset Maker Astro, Expands Reach To Console Gamers

Logitech has plans to buy the gaming headset maker Astro for $85 million in cash to gain a more prominent position in the console market.

Gadgets July 11, 2017

Acer Nitro 5 Gaming Laptop Targets Budget Gamers: Specs, Price And Availability

Acer has a new gaming notebook in store, and it's designed for budget-conscious gamers. Meet the new Acer Nitro 5, hitting store shelves this summer.

Computers May 25, 2017

Twitch Introduces ‘Pulse,’ Its Own Version Of Facebook, But For The Gaming-Obsessed Crowd

Twitch has now officially unveiled Pulse, its own social platform for the gaming bunch. It will work much like social media sites today, and it’s scheduled for a full rollout in the coming weeks.

Video Games March 7, 2017

Dragon Quest Heroes: You Have To Buy A MicroSD Card To Play The RPG On Nintendo Switch, Here's Why

Nintendo Switch buyers will have to get additional storage space to run some games that will launch for the console. ‘Dragon Quest Hero I' and 'Dragon Quest Heroes II’ will reportedly require 32 GB of storage to function smoothly.

Video Games February 22, 2017

Samsung Gear VR Outsells Oculus Rift, HTC Vive In 2016

SuperData and Unity have jointly published a report where they reviewed how the different VR headsets performed in 2016. Their studies showed that Samsung’s VR had outsold headsets from other companies.

Wearable Tech February 8, 2017

CES 2017: Windows Holographic VR Headsets From Acer, Dell And HP To Watch Out For

Microsoft previewed an exciting lineup of virtual gaming headsets at CES 2017. The prototypes of the Windows Holographic VR headsets from HP, Acer and Dell were displayed at the event.

Gaming January 6, 2017

OmniWear Arc Brings Haptic Feedback For Gaming To A New Level Of Interaction

Haptic feedback in gaming has been a thing for decades, but not much has changed since the technology came into play. However, with the OmniWear Arc neckband, it could finally bring something fresh to the table. Everything seems to rest squarely on the device's Kickstarter success.

Gadgets October 20, 2016

'Tekken 7' Cross-Platform Play Not Happening Because Of Potential Security Risks

'Tekken 7' will not include a cross-platform feature when it releases in early 2017. Katsuhiro Harada, project lead and director of the arcade game, said that PC gamers who have a reputation of cheating on games are the reason behind this decision.

Video Games September 26, 2016

Maingear R1 Razer Edition Is The Liquid-Cooled Desktop For Serious Gamers: Price, Specs And More

The Maingear R1 Razer Edition is out, and it's one heck of a gaming desktop that every gamer will likely want to nab. In a word, the powerhouse packs in impressive components to run practically any current PC title.

Computers September 5, 2016

HP Omen X Desktop Is A Glowing Cube Built For Intense Gaming

HP steps back into the gaming scene with the Omen X Desktop, a cube-shaped PC designed to support 4K and VR. The form factor is not just for looks either, as it offers some big benefits too.

Computers August 17, 2016

Gamescom 2016: Cosplay Weapons Banned, Longer Wait Times Expected As Security Checks Get Stricter

Gamescom organizers announced tighter security measures for the upcoming event, and attendees may not like it. The restrictions will not only impact cosplay fans, but all attendees who will face long waiting lines at the Koelnmesse exhibition center.

Video Games August 4, 2016

Twitch Donation Trolls, Don't Mess With PayPal: This Guy Learned The Hard Way With $50K Refund Denied

Twitch is a place for gaming, streaming and some cash making, and a donation troll just cut its teeth in it. PayPal foiled the mischievous plan of one iNexus_Ninja, who aimed at leaving streamers $50,000 in debt.

Internet June 9, 2016

E3 2016: The Full List Of Confirmed Games And Rumored Titles

The biggest show in the video game industry is just a few weeks away — here's the full list of every title you can expect to see at this year's conference.

Video Games May 21, 2016

Turn Your Trampoline Into An Outdoor Interactive Gaming System With Tgoma

Springfree Trampoline with tgoma transforms into an outdoor gaming system that provides fun exercise for the entire family.

Video Games May 9, 2016

The 5 Best 'Doom' Clones Ever Released

'Doom' was a true innovator, and helped create the modern shooter — and while some may say that the subsequent ripoffs were all garbage, there were a few that helped push the genre forward.

Video Games May 4, 2016

Is Addiction To Video Games Tied To Depression, OCD, Anxiety, ADHD?

Individuals with ADHD, anxiety, and depression were more likely to show signs of technology addiction. Additionally, the addiction was found to be more prevalent in young, single men compared to others, reveals a new study.

Healthy Living/Wellness April 29, 2016

Watch Retro 8-Bit Display Made Out Of 160 Logitech G810 Gaming Keyboards [Video]

Logitech walked a different path of showcasing its 6810 gaming keyboards at PAX East 2016. The company connected 160 such keyboards to come up with an 8-bit display to project a rather retro but cute animation.

Gadgets April 26, 2016

'Rainbow Six Siege' Second DLC Revealed: 'Operation Dust Line,' Starring US Navy SEALs Valkyrie And Blackbeard

‘Rainbow Six Siege’s’ upcoming DLC lands in May, according to Ubisoft. ‘Operation Dust Line’ contains two new operators, Blackbeard and Valkyrie, which will add novel tactics and challenges to the fast-paced FPS.

Video Games April 24, 2016

Set The Date: Next Major 'Destiny' Expansion Tipped For Sept. 20

'Destiny’s' April Update recently went live, but fans already have their eyes on a new objective. According to the latest clues, the upcoming major update for the title could land as early as Sept. 20.

Video Games April 21, 2016

Roblox Experiences Get More Immersive With Expansion Into VR With Oculus Rift [Interview]

Roblox gaming platform announced the expansion into virtual reality with its launch for Oculus Rift.

Geek April 15, 2016

Gamers May Help Solve Problems In Quantum Physics

Humans can still beat computers in complex problem-solving, such as in the complex matter of quantum physics. Through the game Quantum Moves, Danish researchers recruit players to help them figure out the quantum speed limit and build a quantum computer in the future.

April 14, 2016

EVGA Launches SC17 Gaming Beast Built For Overclocking: 4K UHD Display, Full GUI Support And More

EVGA recently built a portable gaming rig packed with promising features, including full GUI support. The SC17 Gaming Laptop is ready and willing to take gamers on 4K UHD adventures, pushing its multiple overclocking-friendly hardware to the max.

Computers April 7, 2016

Microsoft Xbox One Reportedly Tops 20 Million Units Sold Worldwide, Still Trailing PS4

Xbox One recently sold its 20th million unit console, according to reports from VGChartz. Although the figure is still only half of PlayStation 4’s performance, Xbox One gauges its success by other metrics.

Business March 16, 2016

Playing Video Games May Have Positive Effects On Kids: Study

New research discovered that high usage of video games translated to higher odds of better intellectual functioning and overall competence in school among children. It also found that gaming may help improve kids' cognition and social skills.

Life March 11, 2016

Nintendo Wii U And New 3DS 2016 Games Lineup Unveiled, And It Includes SNES Games

Nintendo held a Nintendo Direct video conference where it presented its upcoming releases for 2016. Good news comes for new 3DS console owners who will be able to play SNES games, and the list is quite consistent.

Video Games March 5, 2016

'Fallout 4' Patch Hits PC, Headed To PS4 And Xbox One Consoles Next

Bethesda recently released another patch aimed at making the 'Fallout 4' experience even more memorable. This time, PC gamers were the first to get their hands on patch 1.4, with Xbox One and PlayStation 4 in tow.

Video Games March 1, 2016

Neverending Nightmares' Horror Indie Game Headed To PlayStation 4, Vita

‘Neverending Nightmares’ is scheduled to roll out on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation Vita this year. The porting of Infinitap Games’ title on consoles raises goose bumps, as the game is much more subtle than a jump scare.

Video Games February 28, 2016

Challenging Action Game 'Risk Of Rain' Headed To PS4, Vita: Check Out The Gameplay Trailer [Video]

Sony thinks that many PlayStation 4 and Vita titles are too easy on players, so it ported 'Risk of Rain' from PC. The intense, borderline frustrating epic game will come with new features and improved online capabilities.

Video Games February 24, 2016

Ubisoft Russia Allegedly Spills 'Tom Clancy's The Division' PC Requirements: Here's What You Need

Thanks to Ubisoft Russia, the system requirements for 'Tom Clancy’s The Division' leaked out. Should the information stand true at the official game release, this is excellent news for gamers with second-best rigs.

Video Games January 23, 2016

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