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Gaming boom blooms in year of crisis
Published in Gaming
Wednesday, 02 September 2020 11:19

Gaming boom blooms in year of crisis


51.2 percent more video game downloads

Between April and June, 51.2 percent  more mobile games were downloaded via the Google App Store than in the same quarter of the previous year, according to Kryptoscene analysts.

MSI to have a total of 14 different RTX 30 series cards
Published in Graphics


Gaming X series to lead the pack

MSI has unveiled its RTX 30 series lineup and this Nvidia AIC partner is going all out, with a total of 14 different RTX 30 series graphics cards, including popular Gaming X and Ventus series.

Sony mulls more PC games
Published in Gaming
Tuesday, 01 September 2020 11:02

Sony mulls more PC games


Not sure what yet

Horizon: Zero Dawn probably won't be the last former PlayStation exclusive to make the jump to PC.

Coronavirus not so good for video games after all
Published in News


Shut down

It is starting to look like the coronavirus was not so good for some aspects of the gaming community.

Apple will develop its discrete GPU
Published in Graphics
Friday, 10 July 2020 09:49

Apple will develop its discrete GPU


Total hardware control

Earlier this week, there were some rumors that Apple will use its graphics IP to build the discrete graphics processors, probably starting with a notebook first, and we can assure you that these plans are real.

Protests and electioneering moving onto games
Published in Gaming


Avatars being adapted

Online gamers are finding ways to protest online.

35 percent of the total world's population are gamers
Published in Gaming


65 percent have lives

Data acquired by Finbold.com shows that 35 percent of the current global population comprises gamers.

Samsung launches curved gaming monitor
Published in Graphics
Tuesday, 02 June 2020 10:44

Samsung launches curved gaming monitor


Odyssey G7 gaming monitor out

Samsung announced the global launch of its Odyssey G7 gaming monitor which it claims is the world's first with a curvature radius of 1,000 millimeters.

Xaviant creates the worst business model in history
Published in Gaming


Makes Apple and EA look like saints

While the gaming industry experiments with all sorts of dodgy business practices to get gamers to part with their cash such as Loot boxes, pay-to-play and other microtransactions, Xaviant might have taken such fuckwittery to a whole new level.

Tencent doing well in gaming boom
Published in Gaming
Friday, 15 May 2020 10:41

Tencent doing well in gaming boom


But warns of normality hitting soon

Tencent benefitted from the lockdowns in China, when bored people entertained themselves even more than usual with online games. But analysts – and Tencent itself – cautioned that a lot of the pandemic-driven gaming boost can’t carry forward as people have returned to work after China lifted most lockdowns.