Games

Mobile games thrive, even as pandemic keeps players home

Mobile games are thriving as players turn to them for fun and friendship during the pandemic, with increasing numbers of women joining the trend. "Being...

India unlikely to revoke PUBG ban despite Tencent licence withdrawal

India is unlikely to revoke a ban on PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) following PUBG Corp's decision to withdraw the mobile game's publishing rights in the...

Indian firm, Bollywood’s Akshay Kumar to launch tactical mobile game after PUBG ban

An Indian firm is set to launch a battle royale mobile videogame in partnership with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, capitalizing on the void left...

Gamers left reeling as India pulls plug on PUBG

For tens of millions of Indian gamers, Tencent's PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) videogame was a welcome distraction from the coronavirus pandemic. Then the Indian government said...

Xbox cloud gaming service to debut in September

Microsoft said Thursday its cloud video game service will debut in September as a feature available to Xbox Game Pass Ultimate subscribers. "We're bringing Xbox...

A maid dodging coronavirus in a virtual world spotlights inequality in India

A computer game where players morph into housemaid in India who tries to dodge the new coronavirus and feed her family has opened people's eyes to...

Video game titans earnings climb as people play at home

US video game titans Activision and Electronic Arts on Tuesday reported strong earnings as people staying home due to the coronavirus pandemic turn to...

Regulators remove ‘Plague Inc’ game from Apple’s China app store

The video game "Plague Inc", which has surged in popularity amid the coronavirus epidemic, has been removed from Apple's China app store after regulators...

Live Casino Online: Why the trend is growing?

Gaming is a thing that everyone wants to make the most of. talking about casino games, they have become the trend these days. Since...

Virtual goldmine: In-game goods fuel debate over digital ownership

Jon Jacobs was a financially struggling actor in real life but a wealthy trader in an online video game when he had his breakthrough:...