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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

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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

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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

NVIDIA partners Facebook to allow PC gamers stream live on the platform

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Though game streaming isn’t new to Facebook Live but NVIDIA is making the process a lot simpler and easier by allowing PC gamers with NVIDIA graphics cards to broadcast directly to Facebook Live “with two clicks”, according to company’s latest

Lenovo expands smart devices lineup with smart home, smart glass products

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A recent survey revealed at least 23 percent of global consumers expressed uncertainty as to which smart home device would be useful to them. To address that concern, Lenovo has launched a set of smart devices at CES 2017, for

Things that will breathe new life into a sluggish PC market in 2017

Global PC shipments has seen a steady decline of eighth consecutive quarters in Q3, 2016. According to Mikako Kitagawa, Principal Analyst at Gartner , the two fundamental issues that have impacted PC market are mainly the extension of the lifetime

Pokémon GO finally releasing in India tomorrow, thanks to RJio & Niantic partnership

Reliance Jio is now bringing the sought-after, first-of-its-kind, Augmented Reality game ‘Pokémon GO’ to India in a partnership  with Niantic – publisher and developer of the game. From tomorrow onwards, thousands of Reliance Digital Stores and select partner premises in

India jumps to fifth spot in the mobile gaming market

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India is the fifth biggest mobile gaming market, according to a report by San Francisco-based business intelligence firm, App Annie. With a steep rise in mobile game downloads and the revenues, India rose two places in the second quarter of

Harry Potter Go, a new augmented reality game expected to hit our mobiles soon

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Another good news for Potterheads. Google is not the only one who understands our love for the wizardry world; Niantic, the game developer who created Pokemon Go is also rumored planning to bring ‘Harry Potter Go’ into our smartphones. The

After Go, Google’s Deepmind plans to take on Starcraft II

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After having proved its might against humans by beating the world champion Lee Sodol at one of the toughest games in human history – Go, Google’s Deepmind AI is eyeing a new territory of strategy- based game Starcraft II. Moving

Alienware’s new gaming laptop reads your eyes

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Alienware has revamped its line of gaming notebooks with desktop-class graphics chips, just weeks after Nvidia announced its plans to bring the GTX 1080, GTX 1070, and GTX 1060 to laptops. The company will launch three laptops: a 17-inch, 15-inch,

PlayStation games coming to PC now

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Sony is bringing the PlayStation Now service to Windows PC, which means subscribers can soon access PlayStation 3 games on their computer screen in the same way they’d watch a Netflix series. Starting with Europe, PS Now is launching in

Facebook working on a downloadable desktop gaming platform

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Facebook was once known not only for social networking but also for casual gaming- remember Candy crush, Farmville, or Criminal Case- which was also one of the revenue channels for Facebook and developers. But soon, gaming took a big dive

Social media apps ruled the roost in the first half of 2016

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Despite the unprecedented gaming fervor – courtesy Pokémon Go – the social media apps dominated the first half of the year, says a new study. According to a new study from SurveyMonkey Intelligence, only one game i.e Slither.io cracked the

Bullets and Roses: Pokemon Go

INDIA: Travelling between virtual and real world? That must not be ‘it’. There should be more that

Pokémon Go may surge past the popularity of Twitter & Tinder

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Pokémon Go is yet to be launched globally and it’s already taking over the 10-year-old micro-blogging

GSN Games to recruit for more than 75 positions in its new studio in Bangalore

BANGALORE, INDIA: The social casino games major, GSN Games has opened a new studio in Bangalore

Enjoy IPL with this new social cricket betting app

BANGALORE, INDIA: Now you can enjoy the IPL season with your friends sitting miles away- challenge

GSN Games India on hiring spree; brings Arun Dutta on board

BANGALORE, INDIA: Social casino games and cash tournaments company GSN Games announced the appointment of Arun