Games market is booming
Published in News
23 December 2016

Games market is booming

Worth $91 billion this year

Games generated $91 billion worldwide in 2016, according to a report from beancounters at SuperData Research who have been adding up some numbers on Christmas Party napkins.

Asustek cleaning up in the game monitor market
Published in News

Competition not harming us

Asustek says it is not concerned by an increase in the numbers of rivals trying to enter its gaming monitor turf.

Microsoft will adapt Windows 10 for games
Published in News

Auto Update arrives next year

From the spring, Microsoft will be releasing a new update for Windows 10 that it is calling the Creators update which will adapt Windows for games.

Nintendo Switch is 232 euro
Published in Games

Aiming at a cheaper market

Nintendo Switch price details have seemingly been revealed by retailers and it is more or less what we were expecting.

Apple talks about Apple Music and App Store
Published in Games

Introduces new Nintendo Super Mario Run game

Apple has kicked off its Apple event in San Francisco, California talking about both its Apple Music and its App Store, with a special focus on games.

Online gamer kids are brainy kids
Published in Games

They do better in maths, reading and science

New research has shown that kids who play computer games online every day perform better academically in science, maths and reading tests.

MSI defends use of software souped up review cards
Published in Graphics

Higher clock speeds

MSI has replied to TechPowerUp claims it has caught out MSI it out sending out review graphics cards with higher clock speeds out of the box.

A third of Valve is working on VR
Published in Wearables

Expecting the VR age

Valve is getting all moist about VR taking off and has allocated more than a third of its developers to coming up with games for the gizmo.

EA is churning out Star Wars games
Published in Games

Software Empire is striking back

EA has been telling the world how it is going to use the rights it has on Star Wars games – it is going to make a lot of them.

EA delaying entry into the third-person action market
Published in Games

Not coming soon

EA is telling the world that it wants into the third-person action market with an open world game, but it does not appear to be happenng any time soon.