Teenagers are fueling a competitive gaming tidal wave

“Kungfufruitcup” sits at her desk where she engages with other video gamers on the website Twitch. (Photo by Timothy C. Wright/For The Washington Post.) Video games have come a long way since the days of Atari and Sega. Instead of pulling up a beanbag chair up to the tube TV in your parents’ basement, now there are worldwide competitions among ... Read More »

Trump’s take on gaming and violence was wrong in the ’90s and it’s twice as wrong now

A cobbled-together meeting at the White House is the latest chapter in the long, misguided crusade against video games. It would be comical if the country were not in a bitter ongoing debate about gun control and the safety of children; but since we are, it’s frustrating that time is still being spent on this long-settled “debate” instead of on ... Read More »

How Digital Gaming In India Is Growing Up Into A Billion-Dollar Market

Participants at the 2018 DreamHack video gaming festival in Leipzig, Germany. India is one of the top five countries for mobile gaming in the world, and online gamers base in the country is estimated to become 310 million by 2021. (Photo credit by Getty Images) The Indian digital gaming industry is growing rapidly, with behemoths like Alibaba backed-Paytm, Tencent, Youzu and Nazara investing in ... Read More »

Developers ‘Have the Choice’ to Allow Xbox One Keyboard and Mouse Support: Microsoft

HIGHLIGHTS Microsoft leave it up to developers to allow keyboard and mouse support It cites user accessibility and developer empowerment for this stance Some users feel that keyboard and mouse use in Xbox One games is cheating While native Xbox One keyboard and mouse support is yet to be revealed, that hasn’t stopped some from using third-party adapters to allow for keyboard and mouse ... Read More »

How FIFA Inspired God of War’s Combat

HIGHLIGHTS God of War’s combat is designed to be ‘non-deterministic’ The game should have puzzles that aren’t as difficult as past titles God of War is out on April 20 PS4-exclusive God of War release date is April 20. In the lead up to that God of War Creative Director Cory Barlog has let slip what to expect from the game. He ... Read More »

Kingdom Come: Deliverance PC Visuals Have Been Downgraded: Report

HIGHLIGHTS Kingdom Come: Deliverance doesn’t look as good as it did in its beta Foilage and details as well as lighting are lacking This comes after the game launched to mixed reviews Open-world role-playing game Kingdom Come: Deliverance has released to mixed reviews on PS4, Xbox One, and PC. And while the game has sold over 500,000 units on PC, it appears ... Read More »

You Can Now Stream ‘Your Name’ Legally

One of the most talked about anime last year, Your Name is finally available for fans to stream legally in the United States. The full movie, complete with English subtitles, is available for rent or purchase on Google Play. The film is also available with either subtitles or a full English language dub for rental or purchase on Amazon as well. If ... Read More »

Burnout developers Criterion are working on an original game focused on melee combat

Criterion are best known as the makers of Burnout (rest in peace) and some of the more recent Need for Speed titles, but lately they’ve been working quietly in the background of EA to support development of titles like Battlefield Hardline and Battlefront II. Now it seems they’re working on a brand new title again, and before you ask – ... Read More »

Four Made-in-India PC Games to Look Forward to in New Year’s 2018

HIGHLIGHTS Missing: The Complete Saga has you play a trafficking victim Alter Army is being developed by two 15-year olds Raji is still in development despite a failed Kickstarter 2017 saw some interesting games from Indian developers. Asura had us crawling through mythology-inspired dungeons, we vicariously lived through the daily regimen of a Bollywood starlet in Alia Bhatt: Star Life, and we played way ... Read More »

MSI launches GV62 series gaming laptops in India starting at Rs 79,990

MSI has launched its latest GV62 series gaming laptops in India. Currently, the company has introduced three laptops in its GV62 series, first is the GV62VR 7RF which features the GeForce GTX 1060 GPU coupled with 6GB of GDDR5 RAM. The MSI GV62 7RE comes with GeForce GTX 1050 Ti coupled with 4GB of GDDR5 RAM and third is the GV62 7RD ... Read More »