Gaming

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 »

Xbox One Update Brings Discord Integration, 120Hz Refresh Rate Support

HIGHLIGHTS Discord integration begins in the Discord app 120Hz refresh rate supported at 1080p/1440p Can trim clips from the Guide overlay Microsoft rolled out the May update for Xbox One on Thursday, which brings an integration with Discord, allowing you to link your Xbox Live ID with your Discord account. The update also brings support for 120Hz display refresh rate, the ability ... Read More »

Here’s Why Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Doesn’t Have a Single-Player Campaign

HIGHLIGHTS Black Ops 4 is out October 12 It’ll be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One Black Ops 3 player trends led to lack of single-player Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won’t have a single-player campaign, developer Treyarch confirmed in its reveal on Thursday, instead choosing to focus on multiplayer modes. And in an interview later that day, co-studio head Dan Bunting ... Read More »

Nvidia Sees Fewer Cryptocurrency Miners, More Gamers in Future

\ HIGHLIGHTS Supply shortage that hit core video game audience had eased: Nvidia Company has diversified into an array of businesses They include AI, self-driving cars, digital mining, and cloud computing Too many cryptocurrency clients and fewer cloud computing orders than expected underwhelmed Nvidia Corp investors on Thursday, although the graphics chip maker said a supply shortage that hit its core ... Read More »

PUBG Mobile Can Now Be Played on PC Using Tencent’s Official Emulator – Gaming Buddy

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile emulator is now available for PC users The emulator comes in an installation pack of 8.4MB It lets you switch between HD, Full-HD, and Ultra-HD resolutions PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) made a name for itself last year, popularising the battle royale genre. It launched on Windows, but got a mobile version earlier this year- PUBG Mobile was launched on both Android and iOSin March. Users ... Read More »

Asura Is the First Made in India Nintendo Switch Game

HIGHLIGHTS Asura is developed by Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio No Nintendo Switch release date has been listed yet No price has been revealed either Asura from Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio is the first Nintendo Switch game made in India. The game fuses Hindu mythology with Diablo-like combat and was an entertaining effort when it hit the PC a year ago. Now it seems ... Read More »

Fortnite Invite Codes for iOS Invites Now Available

Epic Games sent the first batch of Fortnite Battle RoyaleiOS invites last week. Now the developer is letting those playing Fortnite mobile bring their friends into the game to try it out. Existing Fortnite iOS players have received an email from the developer explaining that they can send out Fortnite Battle Royale friend invites. “You have new friend invites ready to send!” ... Read More »

Fortnite iOS Launch Revenue Exceeds $1.5 Million in First 4 Days

In a little less than a week, third-person battle royale shooter Fortnite has skyrocketed to the top of the charts on the App Store in more than 40 countries. This is no mean feat considering that the game is invite only at the moment. What’s more is, it’s managed to earn over $1.5 million (around Rs. 9.7 crore) worldwide in its first four days. In ... Read More »

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 »