Tag "gaming"

Gaming Smartphones Penetration to hit 6.5% by CY2021

By : CIOL Bureau 1

With a significant upstick for mobile gaming, driven by popularity of highly advanced mobile games such as PUBG and Fortnite, more smartphone companies are now releasing dedicated gaming smartphones to capture a pie of the growing market. According to new

Intel Announces World’s Best Gaming Processor: New 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K

By : Ashok Pandey

Intel announced the 9th Gen Intel Core i9-9900K, the world’s best gaming processor, and said preorders for the new processor would begin today. The announcement was made as part of a series of new desktop processor introductions that will enable

Razer launches its own online gaming store

By : CIOL Writers

Razer, which is known for its gaming laptops and accessories is expanding its ecosystem with the launch of Razer Game Store, an online gaming distribution platform. “As gamers, we know the importance of a good deal and the Razer Game

This AR-based gaming app gives kids a real-world petting experience

By : CIOL Writers

Always wanted your kid to have a pet? But, then it is not always realistic to manage a real one. We understand, so here’s an AR-based gaming app that gives your kids a real-world petting experience. It is developed by

You can currently buy Sony Playstation VR for as low as $200

By : CIOL Writers

Sony is offering a limited time discount for the PSVR headset with several bundled offers. The company announced that it has dropped PSVR prices by $100 across the board between February 18th and March 3rd. First up is the Gran Turismo bundle,

Google said to be working on game streaming service, Yeti

By : CIOL Writers

Google is planning to expand its portfolio by foraying into the game streaming segment. The search engine giant is working on Yeti, a subscription-based game streaming service that could work either on Google Chromecast or a Google-made console, which is still

Facebook launches pilot program for game streamers much like Twitch

By : CIOL Writers

Facebook is exploring the game streaming market by introducing a pilot program for gaming streamers. The social network has created a new program for game streamers which will enable them to earn money similar to Twitch and YouTube. The company announced

Nazara acquires majority stake in e-sports gaming firm Nodwin Gaming

By : CIOL Writers

Mobile gaming company Nazara Games has acquired 55 percent stake in Gurgaon based e-sports gaming firm Nodwin Gaming. After this acquisition, Nodwin will become an independent subsidiary of Nazara. With this acquisition, Nazara aims to strengthen its portfolio of offerings in

Lego partners China’s Tencent to develop online games

By : CIOL Writers

Danish toymaker Lego is teaming up with Chinese internet giant Tencent Holdings to develop new video games and potentially a new social network aimed at children, the two companies announced Monday. “What we are looking for now with Tencent is just to

Reliance Games partners GoPhygital to develop AR and VR-based games

MUMBAI, INDIA: Reliance Games, a part of Reliance Entertainment – Digital, the digital entertainment focused business of the Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG), today announced its foray into the fast growing Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality space by announcing its

Microsoft Xbox One X: Everything you need to know

By : CIOL Writers

Video game consoles have become a popular source of entertainment for the kids and adults alike. They have come a long way from the old 8-bit 2D graphics of the past to the latest 4K models. Gaming consoles today consist

Microsoft rolls out game gifting for all Xbox One users

By : CIOL Writers

Microsoft’s digital game gifting functionality which was launched in October has been made public now. Earlier the feature was available only to Xbox Insiders users. Xbox One game gifting adds the ability to send digital game licenses between players through

Razor launches its first Android smartphone for gamers

By : CIOL Writers

Razor, the company is known to design gaming computers will now enter the smartphone market. The new smartphone titled Razor Phone will be the first Android-powered smartphone by the company. Tom Moss, head of Razer’s mobile business, told The Guardian, “We

Dell unveils two Inspiron gaming laptops and a 34-inch Alienware monitor

By : CIOL Writers

Dell and its Alienware gaming subsidiary unveiled a new line up of gaming products at the IFA 2017 this week including Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming Laptop, Inspiron Gaming Desktop with new Clear Panel and Polar Blue LED lighting and Alienware 34

HP’s Omen X is going to be a high-end gaming laptop

By : CIOL Writers

HP has announced the OMEN X laptop at an event in Germany on 22nd August. The device is a high-end gaming laptop comprising of the fastest hardware components present. The OMEN X laptop comes in 15-inch and 17-inch versions, both

Logitech is acquiring gaming hardware maker Astro for $85M

By : CIOL Writers

In a bid to expand into rapidly growing gaming space, computer accessory company Logitech is acquiring Astro Gaming, a popular headset maker for video games, for $85 million in cash. As part of the deal that is expected to close

Microsoft unveils the most powerful gaming console ever- Xbox One X

By : CIOL Writers

After a full year of waiting, Microsoft’s much-anticipated console was finally unveiled at its E3 event. The Xbox One X- previously known as “Project Scorpio”- is the “the most powerful gaming console ever”, claims the company and will arrive on November

NVIDIA unveils world’s fastest gaming GPU, GeForce GTX 1080 Ti

USA: NVIDIA CEO Jen-Hsun Huang at the Game Developers Conference, in San Francisco unveiled GeForce GTX 1080 Ti — the fastest gaming GPU ever. “It’s time for something new, something that’s 35 percent faster than a GTX 1080, something that’s faster than Titan

Nintendo’s Super Mario Run to be rolled out to Android users only in March

By : CIOL Writers

All the Android users who were hoping to receive Super Mario Run, at least after a month of iOS rollout (like us), there’s a bad news. The company has announced that the Android rollout will take place only in March.

Mobile gaming firm Nazara partners Virat Kohli & Rohit Sharma for cricket-based game series

By : CIOL Writers

Tapping on cricketers global brand value, mobile gaming firm Nazara Technologies has partnered with Virat Kohli and Rohit Sharma to create a cricket-based game series. According to an Economic Times report, the gaming publisher is planning to launch ‘Virat Super