Gaming

Razer moves into wireless power, debuts HyperFlux mouse and pad

The wireless charging movement is getting one more boost today, this time from the world of gaming. Razer, the tech giant that has built a brand (and very loyal following) as a gaming-first hardware c

Carnegie Mellon’s ‘Superhuman AI’ bests leading Texas Hold’em poker pros

A new paper published by Science today details how Libratus, an AI developed by researchers at Carnegie Mellon’s computer science department, managed to take on and defeat top industry professio

Ex-Zynga execs raise $15 million for their new gaming studio, Manticore Games

In the eight years since Frederic Descamps and Jordan Maynard launched their last gaming startup, the industry they helped shape now brings in more than $100 billion in revenues globally. There's been

A new version of Mixer, Microsoft’s Twitch rival, hits iOS and Android

Microsoft today is officially launching a new version of its Mixer mobile gameplay streaming app, its Twitch rival. The app, which is initially available on Android with iOS arriving soon, was first i

Mario Bear has come to save 2017

It’s been a long year – it feels like it actually spanned about 50, in fact. But now, at the end, some relief: Mario Bear. Yes, it’s just a bear from Build-A-Bear Workshop. And a ‘

Facebook adds support for live streaming and video chats to Messenger games

Last November, Facebook launched Instant Games, a new platform for gaming with friends inside the Messenger chat app. Today, the company is announcing a couple of notable new features for this gaming

Twitch launches Achievements and Stream Summary to help creators grow their channels

At last month's Twitchcon, the game-streaming site Twitch's annual conference, the company unveiled a suite of new tools for video creators on its platform designed to help them grow their online chan

Razer to raise upwards of $504 million in Hong Kong IPO

PC gaming company Razer is set to raise upwards of US$504 million (HK$3.9 billion) when it lists on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on Monday. The company, which develops gaming-focused accessories for

Google launches Resonance Audio, its new spatial audio SDK

As augmented reality slowly proliferates with the promise of bringing computer interaction into three-dimensional space, platform giants like Google are tasked with bringing every sense into 3D space,

EVE Valkyrie developer CCP Games goes cold on VR

In another sign of scales majorly falling off of eyes where VR is concerned, games developer CCP Games -- which made an big early bet on virtual reality gaming -- is pulling the plug on two of its stu

Microsoft launches a revamped version of Mixer into beta

Microsoft today announced the launch of a new beta version of its mobile gameplay streaming app, Mixer, for both iOS and Android. The company says the new app features an entirely different codebase t

Gaming accessories firm Razer to raise up to $550M in Hong Kong IPO

Razer, the U.S.-Singapore firm that produces PCs and peripherals for gamers, is set to raise as much as $550 million from its Hong Kong IPO after it revealed its price range. The company first filed t

The Xbox One X Review: Unboxing and tearing it down

This is the Xbox One X. A full review is coming, but until then, here are some pics of the outside and inside of unassuming gaming machine. The case is passe and boring. Inside are the chips and bits

The MSI Trident 3 Arctic packs crazy gaming power into a tiny case

Here’s the skinny: This computer is skinny. The MSI Trident 3 Arctic is a gaming rig in a surprisingly small package. During testing the found the computer capable of running the latest VR hardw

Nintendo says Switch will beat Wii U total sales within its first year

The Switch is beginning to pay off for Nintendo . The new console is selling so well that the Japanese firm said today it is likely to outsell the Wii U, its predecessor, within one year of its releas

Cult game Football Manager 2018 is adding support for gay players

Cult soccer football simulation game Football Manager has taken an historic step with the introduction of support for gay players in its next launch. The upcoming 2018 version of the franchise, which

Watch a real rocket scientist figure out (and beat) carnival scams

As a parent you often are forced by your tyrannical children to try carnival games. This, according to ex-NASA and JPL engineer Mark Rober, is a bad idea. Rober and his friends – including a pro

This Nintendo Switch dock packs a built-in projector for big screen anywhere

The Nintendo Switch is probably the best mobile gaming console ever created, but it’s still not great at going from playing on the go to big screen console experience when you’re not at ho

Analogue’s Super Nt comes with two SNES games, including a ‘Director’s Cut’

The SNES Classic from Nintendo is pretty great, and it ships with the previously unreleased Star Fox 2 in the box. But Analogue’s amazing Super Nt – a precision engineered reference quality Super

Nintendo to release SNES-themed 3DS XL in the U.S.

Nintendo is going to ride the retro cash cow to the bank. The company recently announced an SNES-themed 3DS XL for Europe and apparently its coming to the States, too. The handheld is available for pr
Load More