Gaming

Microsoft recently announced that it will be acquiring Activision Blizzard for $68.7 billion (roughly Rs. 5,10,990 crore). The wheels have been set in motion, and the deal is expected to close in fiscal year 2023. Activision Blizzard currently has famous titles like World of Warcraft, Diablo, and Overwatch under its belt. However, one of its
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Twitter faced an outage on Friday that resisted some users from accessing the microblogging network. The company acknowledged the problem and announced its fix shortly after it was reported by some affected users and flagged by outage detection platform Downdetector. Alongside Twitter, some users faced issues accessing Counter-Strike, Roblox, Trello, and Twitch due to different
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Wordle — the daily secret word game — has taken social media by storm recently. With its little green, yellow, and grey-coloured square emojis, the game has flooded social media feeds to become a viral trend. Developed by a Brooklyn-based software engineer named Josh Wardle, Wordle is slightly similar to crossword and a sudoku puzzle.
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 Activision Blizzard’s Chief Executive Officer Bobby Kotick has gone from defending his handling of sexual harassment and discrimination claims at the video game maker to preparing to walk away with a windfall of at least $390 million (roughly Rs. 2,910 crore). The 58-year-old executive stands to receive the payday after clinching a deal on Tuesday
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Microsoft said on Tuesday it would buy videogame publisher Activision Blizzard in an all-cash transaction valued at $68.7 billion (roughly Rs. 512,362 crores), or $95.00 per share, inclusive of Activision Blizzard’s net cash. The Redmond-based software giant said that when the transaction closes, it will become the world’s third-largest gaming company by revenue, behind Tencent
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Apple said on Wednesday it has removed from its App Store several knockoffs of Wordle, a website-only word game that has seen a recent surge in popularity thanks to celebrities like Jimmy Fallon. The once-a-day online word game, originally created in October by former Reddit software engineer Josh Wardle, can only be played on his website
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Fortnite is one step closer to making an unofficial return on iOS, as the popular battle royale game enters closed beta testing on Nvidia’s GeForce Now service. The game streaming service is testing the ability to stream a touchscreen-friendly version of Fortnite via Apple’s Safari browser on both iPhone and iPad. The service will allow
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PUBG developer Krafton has filed a lawsuit against Garena, Apple, and Google. Krafton alleged that Garena – which released battle royale games Free Fire and Free Fire Max – has copied PUBG: Battlegrounds and is suing Apple and Google for distributing the games on their respective app stores. Krafton also accused Google of hosting videos on YouTube
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Video games being launched nowadays offer great graphics and smooth operation. However, in order to get a seamless, high-quality gaming experience, a gamer needs a powerful machine loaded with top-of-the-line equipment. Apart from large sized memory modules, one also needs a heavy-duty graphics card in order to get the best that today’s games have to
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PUBG: Battlegrounds has switched to a free-to-play model and is available to all gamers for free on PC and consoles, publisher Krafton announced on Wednesday. Krafton, also the publisher of the popular mobile battle royale game Battlegrounds Mobile India, has introduced a one-time, non-recurring Battlegrounds Plus premium account upgrade alongside. The premium upgrade comes with
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HyperX, the gaming peripherals sub-brand of HP, has announced its lineup of new products during Consumer Electronics Show (CES) 2022. The lineup includes three headsets, a gaming controller for Android devices, a mouse, and a keyboard. One of the biggest announcements by the gaming peripherals brand is HyperX Cloud Alpha Wireless Gaming Headset that has
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