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Microsoft xCloud game streaming technology’s testing on iOS devices has been stopped. The company recently announced that it will be bringing xCloud to Android devices on September 15 with no information on an iOS release. Now, as per a new report, Microsoft has stopped testing this service on iOS devices through Apple TestFlight programme but
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FIFA 21 gameplay trailer is here, and it details the new gameplay features that EA Sports had previously announced, giving us an insight into how players can use them and what their impact on FIFA 21 will be. This includes improved dribbling (termed in-game as “Agile Dribbling”), positioning (“Positioning Awareness”), and collisions (“Natural Collision System”),
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Sony on Tuesday reported a 1.1 percent decline in first-quarter operating profit, much milder than market estimates as its gaming business thrived while consumers locked down at home looked for entertainment and downloaded more games. The electronics and entertainment firm posted April-June profit of JPY 228.4 billion (roughly Rs. 16,180 crores), versus JPY 230.9 billion
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PlayStation digital sales grew nearly 83 percent year-on-year in this past lockdown-hit quarter, bringing in over JPY 394 billion (roughly Rs. 27,960 crores) in total revenue, Sony revealed in its quarterly earnings report on Tuesday in Tokyo. That also helped its subscription service PlayStation Plus rack up nearly 45 million members — as of June
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Do you really need to spend Rs. 50,000 on a device like the new Asus ROG Phone 3 just to play games? No, of course not. Nearly all the phones that we’ve tested this year, priced at around or below Rs. 15,000, have been able to play modern games smoothly enough, and the whole reason
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Critical digital rights battles over privacy, free speech and anonymity are increasingly being fought in video games, a growing market that is becoming a “new political arena,” experts and insiders said on Thursday. With the industry set to more than double annual revenues to $300 billion (roughly Rs. 22.44 lakh crores) by 2025, questions about
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Electronic Arts on Thursday raised its full-year forecast for adjusted revenue after beating quarterly estimates, encouraged by strong player engagement and increased videogame sales to stuck-at-home gamers. EA, popular for titles like Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order and Battlefield, raised its full year adjusted revenue outlook to about $5.95 billion (roughly Rs. 44,527 crores) from
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PUBG for PC and consoles received its 8.1 update that brings a revamped Sanhok map, a loot truck, an updated Survivor Pass, and several other gameplay improvements. Sanhok, which is the smallest map in PUBG, has been revamped with terrain changes, reworked areas like Ruins, Gateway (previously Docks), and Airfield (previously Mongnai), along with several
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French video game maker Ubisoft said it was bringing in “profound changes” following allegations of inappropriate behaviour at the group, as it reported higher-than-forecast net bookings for its fiscal first quarter. Earlier in July Ubisoft announced the departure of three senior managers, including its chief creative officer, following an investigation into allegations of inappropriate behaviour.
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Forza Motorsport 8 is on its way. At the Xbox Series X games showcase, Microsoft announced the next chapter of Turn 10 Studios’ simulation racing franchise — calling it a “reimagining” — for its next-gen console, which is currently in “early development”. A one-minute Forza Motorsport 8 trailer — all captured in-engine — gives you
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Rocket League will soon be free-to-play. Epic Games-owned developer Psyonix has announced its football-meets-cars multiplayer video game is dropping its paywall later in summer 2020. When that happens, Rocket League will also move from Valve’s PC distribution platform Steam to its counterpart, the Epic Games Store. While Steam Rocket League owners will still be able
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Asus is one of a small handful of companies designing high-end phones specifically for gaming. A lot of mainstream models are advertised as “gaming phones” because of their processors or screens, and yes, they do run games relatively well. However, the Asus ROG Phone series is actually designed for gaming first and everything else later,
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