Tech

Sports Direct to offer e-sports in Game Digital tie-up

By: BBC News Sports Direct plans to open e-sports areas in some of its stores as it increases its collaboration with specialist games retailer Game Digital. The retailer will allow space in which to sell both physical gaming products and for players to meet and compete. E-sports, essentially computer and console gaming, can be played in […]

Most teens can’t afford a virtual reality headset, so they’re going to VR arcades instead

You can now go to a VR arcade from CNBC. By Michelle Castillo February 10, 2018 CNBC Virtual reality (VR) arcades are popping up to let people experience the computer-generated worlds without having to buy a headset. The nascent VR gaming industry earned $286.7 million last year, per SuperData Research. However the firm projected it will grow into a […]

New Luxor arena could prove Las Vegas is the perfect place for esports

By Brock Radke Las Vegas Sun On March 22, the Luxor will open Esports Arena Las Vegas in the space formerly occupied by LAX Nightclub. To the average Vegas visitor or casual observer, this development likely seems like another casino entertainment experiment aimed at bringing in younger customers, or possibly the beginnings of a new Strip trend. […]

The best phones for gaming in 2018

Whether you’re partial to iOS or Android, we’ve tested them all and rounded up the best phones for gaming this year. By Sam Loveridge February 6, 2018 www.gamesradar.com It’s easy to think that just buying a new smartphone means you’re automatically getting the best phone for gaming this year. Although that’s definitely a good route to go down, […]

How This Company Built a Business Through Gaming

How This Company Built a Business Through Gaming How to turn gaming into a career By David Wither February 7, 2018 https://www.influencive.com The average citizen now sees about 4,000 ads per day. It’s become a marketing truism in recent years that to stand out in an oversaturated digital world, you must fuel customer engagement by offering something […]

Microsoft Purchases Cloud-Based Gaming Platform PlayFab

BY WILLIAM USHER   https://www.cinemablend.com  “Microsoft” and “Acquisitions” have been used a lot lately ever since rumors about Microsoft acquiring some of the big names in gaming and tech were floated around last week. Well, Microsoft did acquire a gaming company in the form of the cloud-based streaming platform, PlayFab. Over on the official Microsoft blog there’s a […]

eSports loss of Christopher “Apocalypse” Lautre

By Christopher House Partner Content By Cougar Gaming  Esports / Feb. 6, 2018 The South African esports community suffered a huge blow this weekend with the loss of Christopher “Apocalypse” Lautre, who was involved in a fatal motorcycle accident on Saturday the 3rd of February. Christopher played competitive CS:GO for the South African MGO Damage Control, who released a statement […]