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    Microsoft is all ready to launch the two consoles Xbox Series X/S. Both will be released simultaneously across 37 existing Xbox markets on 7th November 2020. Microsoft enters the next-generation with these two consoles.  (Image Courtesy – Xbox.com) In their blog, Microsoft mentions, “The Xbox Velocity Architecture is at the core of our next...
    The Fortnight X Rocket League Lama-Rama event is set to launch on PS4, Xbox One, PC and Nintendo Switch. The Lama-Rama crossover will take place on September 26 in the U.S. DJ Slushy’s Fortnight Party begins with a royal concert. As part of the Spotlight series of sporting events, he will travel to the main...
    Since the inception of Apex Legends, players have grown accustomed to exciting content with each new season. When Season 6 went live in August, it introduced many exciting features and changes to the game. The commencement of the September Soiree also provided fans the opportunity to experience some of the classic LTMs. Season 6 still...
    SuperAwesome built a platform called Kids Web Services (KWS), a “parental consent management toolkit” that helps developers incorporate child-safe services, including advertising and monetization. KWS is GDPR compliant and has been certified through the KidSafe and other safe harbor programs. It’s used by over 300 companies including Nike, Disney, Hasbro and Lego, according to the...
    It is official! Zlatan Ibrahimović has acquired the allegedly most powerful GPU in the world: the RTX 3090. He shared this bit of information with his fans on his Instagram Story. The official PC Master Race account also shared this on their page. Take a look at it below. It is not clear as to...
    ALL things tech tend to feature during Black Friday - Gaming PCs are no different. With recent hardware releases making it even trickier to find value for money, we’ll help you get a good deal. 2Dell's Alineare Aurora gaming PCs could see discounts this November Just because items are in a Black Friday sale, doesn't...
    Now, Apple has agreed to let Facebook Pay process all paid online event purchases. This means Facebook can absorb the cost, and Apple won’t get a cut. But this agreement only lasts until December 31st. “Apple has agreed to provide a brief, three-month respite after which struggling businesses will have to, yet again, pay...
    Ruth Bader Ginsburg to make history Friday as the first woman, Jewish person to lie in state at US Capitol UK supermarkets Tesco and Morrisons are rationing toilet paper and hand sanitizer as fears of panic buying return. One worker said their store was worse than a bad Christmas. Cloud gaming battle heats up as...
    Amazon has just taken the wraps off its long-rumored Amazon Luna, meaning the company is officially jumping into the cloud gaming ring — one that has become increasingly crowded over the past year. Google launched Stadia last November, Nvidia’s GeForce Now left beta in February, and Microsoft’s cloud gaming offering (formerly known as xCloud) is...
    You might be wondering: “Did Amazon just break Apple’s App Store guidelines by bringing a cloud gaming service to iPhone?” And I can understand why, given that I told you just last week how Apple doesn’t permit Google Stadia in anything close to its current form — and given that Amazon’s just-announced Luna is a...
    New York (CNN Businesss)Amazon is the latest tech giant to throw its weight behind a "Netflix for video games" service. After months of rumors, it's venturing into cloud gaming with a platform called Luna.Luna is both software and an optional $49.99 physical controller that can connect to a Fire TV, PC, Mac and mobile devices....
    BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Johns Hopkins Hospital is tapping into a new tool to help its healthcare professionals recharge and mentally reboot during this especially taxing COVID-19 season. The hospital is using an immersive gaming room where doctors and nurses can exercise, meditate or just decompress. Chevelle Brown, a nurse in the neurosciences unit, said once...
    Amazon revealed its new cloud gaming service, officially called Luna, at its annual Alexa hardware event today. That makes it an immediate competitor to Google’s Stadia, Microsoft’s xCloud, Sony’s PlayStation Now, and a number of other services from major game publishers all eager to try the code on how to stream video games over the...
    Following a teaser from the Xbox Game Pass team yesterday, Microsoft has announced that Doom Eternal is heading to the company’s gaming subscription service. The 2020 sequel to the fantastic 2016 reboot will arrive on Xbox Game Pass for consoles on October 1st and will launch on Game Pass for PC later this year. ...
    The controller also features an Alexa button, which, when held down, allows users to boot up specific games via voice commands. Amazon With Luna, Amazon is targeting cloud gaming at up to 4K and 60fps, though initially, the service will be capped at 1080p and 60fps, Luna head of engineering and technology George Tsipolitis said....
    SEPT. 24, 2020. . . (STATE HOUSE NEWS SERVICE) — It’s been almost three months since the slots parlor and casinos in Massachusetts reopened and regulators said Thursday that each of the gambling facilities are now starting to expand their offerings. As of Thursday, Encore Boston Harbor in Everett reopened its spa, beauty store and...
    Amazon is throwing its hat into the cloud gaming ring with Luna, a new game streaming technology that’s coming to PCs, mobile devices, and Amazon’s own Fire TV hardware. Starting today, customers in the U.S. can request an invitation for early access to Luna, Amazon announced at its devices event on Thursday. Luna will be...
    First up, this whole “Android coming soon” business. Amazon Android availability Initially, Luna will launch in early access on Fire TV, PC, Mac and iOS devices, including iPhones and iPads. Notably, it won’t be available on Android right away. The Android version should go live within “weeks” of the early access launch, according to Luna...
    What seems to be an Amazon-made game controller has appeared in FCC filings (credit to Dave Zatz for spotting this first). While an Amazon-made gaming controller would be interesting on its own, these filings have been published shortly before the company’s next annual hardware event, which kicks off at 1PM ET today, suggesting Amazon could...
    Since the pandemic began, gaming has offered a way for people to stay connected, but even Microsoft knows that too much of a good thing can be harmful and that “gaming should be part of a balanced life.” With that in mind, it’s rolling out the official Xbox Family Sharing App. Available for iOS and...
    Nvidia’s RTX 3080 graphics card seemed to be the 4K gaming champ we’d been waiting for at $699 — except most of us are still waiting a week after launch. The card was practically impossible to buy, Nvidia made a lot of mistakes and had to fight off bots, and scalpers wound up selling them...
    The Nintendo Switch is a fantastic console, but arguably the most frustrating thing about it is the relatively paltry internal memory. It comes with just 32 GB of storage, and some of that is taken up by the Switch’s operating system. If you’re quickly running out of space for your digital games library, Best Buy...
    New York (CNN Business)Corsair Gaming, a hardware and accessory company, is going public Wednesday under the ticker symbol CRSR. On launch, its shares were priced at $15 and its shares were down about 4% in mid-afternoon trading.Corsair (CRSR) sells gaming hardware and accessories, including computer parts that people can use to build their own custom...
    Nick “NickMercs” Kolcheff is renewing his contract with Faze Clan, in a three-year extension. It’s a big deal, not least because Kolcheff is the most subscribed-to person on Twitch — clocking in at an astonishing 56,000 subscribers — and also one of the biggest channels on the entire site. (A note: you have to pay...
    We know how the 1990s Console Wars between Sega and Nintendo ended: Sega lost. But CBS All Access’ lively gaming documentary Console Wars has enough of an emotional payoff that it could still be spoiled. Without revealing exactly how it ends, it winds up the way you’d want it to if the film was about...
    Fact check: Obama administration implemented several police and prison reforms Chain restaurants in bad financial shape Microsofts big bet on a Netflix of gaming is paying off: The service now has over 15 million users © Microsoft Microsoft Starting in the summer of 2017, Microsoft made a major bet on a new style...
    THERE is a comfortable excitement that oozes from Gears 5. A rock-sliding, chainsaw-whirring familiarity that settles you in for a hypnotic cover-based shooting session. 6 Kait is a gritty, fantastic new protagonist for Gears 5Credit: The Coalition 6 Up close and personal kills are still a Gears classicCredit: The Coalition Story-wise this is a direct...
    Cast your mind back, if you can, to the tender world of gadgets circa 2011. Apple had just launched Siri on the iPhone, Google was making its biggest push into social networking with Google Plus, and Sony had decided it was time to release a true gaming smartphone: the much-anticipated “PlayStation Phone,” officially dubbed the...
    The Tokyo Game Show, one of the largest gaming industry conferences in the world, opened fully online on Wednesday for the first time since its launch in 1996. The annual event usually attracts hundreds of thousands of enthusiasts, many of whom are dressed up as game characters, but this year, as a result of the...
    As a pillar of the gaming community, Dr DisRespect’s opinions are hugely influential. Players tend to follow what their idols say, and Doc usually has a lot to say about gaming. However, when he was asked about next generational consoles, Dr DisRespect was pretty quick with his response. (Image Courtesy – Dr DisRespect YouTube)...
    Steam has added a big update to its experimental news hub feature: the ability to actually browse gaming news from a list of publications curated by Steam’s Curator system. The first collection of sources includes “top sites serving players across seven languages,” the company wrote in a blog post. And the whole thing is free....
    Now is the best time to get into PC gaming. The high-end graphics cards are cheaper than the last generation. The release of new consoles means AAA games will finally make use of all that graphical power. And most importantly, the PC ecosystem has never been so robust and consumer-friendly. The question is, “How...
    Microsoft kicked off its virtual Ignite conference today with a look back at how Microsoft Flight Simulator has changed since its introduction in 1982. The nearly 40-year history shows just how much PC gaming has changed, to the point where Microsoft Flight Simulator can now accurately (most of the time!) map out the real world...
    GameStop’s shares soared more than 20 percent on a report that its largest individual shareholder is hatching a plan to go head-to-head with Amazon. Shares of the Grapevine, Texas video-game retailer surged as Ryan Cohen — the founder of Chewy.com — disclosed in a government filing on Monday that he has had conversations with...
    Technology giant Microsoft announced its acquisition of videogame giant ZeniMax Media in a deal that will cost the Redmond-based company $7.5 billion. While ZeniMax may not be a familiar name to many people, it is the publisher that owns Bethesda Softworks, developer of popular titles like The Elder Scrolls and Fallout. In a Microsoft blog...
    The Xbox Series S has already won hearts as an affordable next-gen gaming option. Although it won’t be as powerful as the Series X, the console is as impressive as it can get. Recently, Digital Foundry talked at length to the Codemasters Technical Director for the Cheshire Studio, David Springate, about developing the upcoming game...
    ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) — Alaska plans to allow the online sale of raffle tickets for the first time to help nonprofit organizations faced with limited fundraising opportunities because of coronavirus restrictions. The state Department of Revenue approved the temporary change over the summer allowing organizations holding charitable gaming permits to sell raffle tickets and draw...
    New York (CNN Business)Microsoft (MSFT) on Monday announced plans to purchase game publisher Bethesda Softworks's parent company, ZeniMax, in a landmark $7.5 billion acquisition deal.Bethesda is one of the world's largest privately-held gaming developers, and its studios have produced several critically acclaimed franchises including "Elder Scrolls," "Fallout" and "Doom." Bethesda is also the developer behind...
    Fortnite players in the USA are worried about Fortnite being banned. The Trump administration recently banned WeChat and TikTok because of Tencent’s stake in these apps. TikTok then proposed a deal with Oracle and Walmart to save its huge user-base in the US. Now, Oracle is the new technology provider for the app and it...
    Sony issued an apology on Twitter for PlayStation 5 pre-orders turning into a disaster. The Japanese company announced pricing and release dates for the gaming system Wednesday and minutes after the event, nearly every major retailer was 'out of stock.' Retailers including Amazon, GameStop and Walmart jumped the gun with opening pre-orders a day early...
    ? iOS Never Again, 4 hours agoThe mobile segment is one of the fastest growing industries in the technology segment. Haters … moreThink of anyone with a sense of reality, logic would not argue with that. In contrast, the mobile gaming console and / or PC has the biggest revenue against data or statistics. So...
    Valorant has cemented itself as one of the finest tactical shooters since its inception. Another reason the gaming community has applauded the FPS is that the game has managed to keep cheaters at bay, thanks to a very strict anti-cheat software. While Vanguard has proven to be uncompromising in its short lifespan, it hasn’t been free...
    C:>systeminfo /u 2.0.7.7cyberpunk /p ******Loading Processor Information…Loading Memory Information…Loading Video Card Information…Saving data to: c:cp77hardware_requirements.infoDisplay now? y/nY pic.twitter.com/bhfDa51gkd — Cyberpunk 2077 (@CyberpunkGame) September 18, 2020 You’ll need at least 8GB of memory (12GB is recommended) and you’ll need to set aside 70GB of storage space. Cyberpunk 2077 will run on the...
    Zoom in / Shenzhen, China – August 19: A woman walks outside Tencent’s headquarters on August 19, 2020 in Shenzhen, Guangdong Province, China. (VCG / VCG photo via Getty Images) The U.S. government is reportedly exploring Chinese technology company Tencent and investment-interested American gaming companies. Bloomberg Reports The U.S. Treasury Department for Foreign Investment...
    Apple has changed the rules. One month after suggesting its iOS App Store guidelines would bar cloud gaming services like Google Stadia and Microsoft xCloud from appearing on an iPhone or iPad, the company has now overhauled those rules, telling journalists last Friday that Google and Microsoft’s streaming games are actually welcome after all. But...
    Cloud data warehouse company Snowflake is promoted at the Nasdaq MarketSite, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in New York's Times Square.Mark Lennihan | AP Check out the companies making headlines after the bell:  Snowflake — Selling in the biggest software IPO continued in extended trading with shares of Snowflake down more than 1%. The cloud company dropped...
    Seattle Mariners relocate weekend home series against Padres to San Diego 9 Photos of Abandoned Subway Stations Around the World Tencent’s Gaming Stakes Draw U.S. National Security Scrutiny (Bloomberg) -- The Trump administration has asked gaming companies to provide information about their data-security protocols involving Chinese technology giant Tencent Holdings Ltd., people familiar with...
    The world of video games is one of constant evolution– Year after year, with each new console or platform that goes on sale, we see new ideas and experience first-hand how the franchises we love change and evolve over time. But there are times when companies decide to take a look...