Gaming

GameStop Misses Estimates on Lower-Than-Expected Video Game Sales

GameStop Corp, the world’s largest video game and gaming console retailer, reported a lower-than-expected quarterly profit on Thursday due to lower sales of video game software at its outlets. Shares of the company fell about 5 percent to $14.43 (roughly Rs. 1,040) after the bell on Thursday. Net sales from the video game software business fell 18.5 percent to $300.9 ... Read More »

Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition Coming to Nintendo Switch Soon, Out Now for PS4 and Xbox One

HIGHLIGHTS The game has a 40 percent off launch discount The Nintendo Switch release date is yet to be revealed This could open the doors to Final Fantasy XV on the Nintendo Switch Final Fantasy XV Pocket Edition is a demake of Final Fantasy XV for Android and iOS that released in February of this year. Now it’s making its way to all ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Now Has 3 Million Players in the US, Most on Android: Report

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile now has 3.1 million US players Out of those, 1.7 million are on Android PUBG Mobile recently achieved 100 million downloads In a new development, the popular PlayerUnknown’s Battleground (PUBG) mobile game has managed to achieve three million players in the United States. According to the latest data from analytics platform App Ape, the PUBG Mobile game has crossed ... Read More »

IOC, E-Sports Seek Closer Ties at ‘Historic’ Summit

The Olympic movement may be dedicated to celebrating world-class athleticism but some say its growth can be helped by something that requires hardly any movement at all: gaming. At a first-of-its-kind summit in Lausanne on Saturday, e-sports leaders will meet International Olympic Committee executives to explore how the enormous popularity of gaming can draw more young fans towards the Games. “The goal ... Read More »

Spider-Man Limited Edition PS4 Pro Announced

\ With PS4-exclusive Spider-Man having a September 7 release date, Sony has revealed the Limited Edition Spider-Man PS4 Pro console for $400 (around Rs. 27,500). It includes a fully customised ‘Amazing Red’ 1TB PS4 Pro console featuring the iconic Spider-Man logo, a matching Dualshock 4 wireless controller, Spider-Man game on Blu-ray disc, and a PlayStation Store download voucher for The City That Never Sleeps DLC. In addition ... Read More »

Fortnite Micro-Transaction Revenue Hits $1 Billion: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Fortnite has an Android version in the works Fortnite has surpassed PUBG on revenue It’s currently on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and PC Battle royale shooter Fortnite is on PS4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, iOS, and PC with a Fortnite Android version in the works as well. And it seems that Epic Games’ efforts with the title have seen ... Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to Get More Free Content Than Any Other Game in Call of Duty History – Report

HIGHLIGHTS Black Ops 4’s free content includes maps and specialists Themed events could allow access to premium maps The game is out on October 12 Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is out on October 12 and in the run up to this it seems that the game will have a wealth of free content drops, so much so that Activision ... Read More »

Nvidia Overestimated Bitcoin Mining Demand, Stuck With Excess GPU Inventory: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Nvidia apparently has a surplus of current generation GPUs This has resulted in the delay of launching new ones A top OEM has reportedly returned 300,000 GPUs to Nvidia At Computex 2018, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang announced that the company would not be launching any new GPUs for “a long time”. Perplexing when you consider that the GeForce 10 series of cards ... Read More »

Nintendo Kills Nintendo Switch Pre-Owned Games to Combat Piracy: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Nintendo has apparently resorted to banning Nintendo Switch game cards This has been done to combat growing piracy concerns The Nintendo Switch has been in the crosshairs of hackers since launch Nintendo has taken a drastic step to combat piracy on the Nintendo Switch. The hybrid console, while enjoying early success, has been the centre of attention for hackers aplenty ... Read More »

Google Working on Standalone AR Headset With Cameras and Voice Input: Report

Google is reportedly working on a standalone Augmented Reality (AR) headset, codenamed Google A65, according to documents obtained by German news site. The Mountain View firm is said to be working with Taiwanese manufacturer Quanta on the AR headset, the same company that was involved in the production of the Pixel C tablet that was launched in 2015, WinFuture claimed in a report on Friday. ... Read More »