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Amid a lockdown and development of livestreaming technology, chess is going through a renaissance
Lifestyle

Amid a lockdown and development of livestreaming technology, chess is going through a renaissance

As the global pandemic continues, American chess grandmaster Hikaru Nakamura is leading a renaissance in chess as thousands of viewers are tuning in on the livestream website Twitch.tv.

No end to Ubisoft's woes as new game draws flak over racist overtones
Sports

No end to Ubisoft's woes as new game draws flak over racist overtones

If Ubisoft are unable to salvage their reputation and make drastic changes to the way they function, the firm may even be subjected to boycotts by gamers.

No flattening of Dota 2’s growth curve as 'TI10’ poised to break eSports prize money record
Sports

No flattening of Dota 2’s growth curve as 'TI10’ poised to break eSports prize money record

Dota 2's The International has grown each year since its inception in 2011, and this year, we are seeing a per day average of over $355,000. This is an increase of over $58,000 each day. The prize pool this year looks set to cross $45 million.

Is online gaming for couch potatoes? Old-fashioned grind fuels million-dollar babies
Sports

Is online gaming for couch potatoes? Old-fashioned grind fuels million-dollar babies

So for all those, who assume gaming and Esports is about sitting on a chair all day and having fun on the computer, think again. The grind is hard, but the rewards are great. Just like any other sport.

Easy, affordable, and varied: How no-frills mobile gaming industry thrives in India
Sports

Easy, affordable, and varied: How no-frills mobile gaming industry thrives in India

The number of mobile gamers in the country will reach 368 million by 2022 from 269 million in 2019.

Physical stress to phishing: Real challenges of virtual gaming and how to counter them
Sports

Physical stress to phishing: Real challenges of virtual gaming and how to counter them

The rapidly-growing Esports industry has its own issues that manifest in the form of various risks associated with online gaming. Here's a look at some with their possible remedies.

World War Z is available to download for free on Epic Games store till 2 April
News & Analysis

World War Z is available to download for free on Epic Games store till 2 April

World War Z is a third-person shooter game for up to four players featuring hordes of zombies.

CarryMinati opens up about life, his career plans, and what it means to be a streamer at Tech2 Innovate
Gaming

CarryMinati opens up about life, his career plans, and what it means to be a streamer at Tech2 Innovate

CarryMinati also talks about facing depression and shares what he did to combat it.

Facebook is removing the Instant Gaming tab from Messenger starting with iOS
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Facebook is removing the Instant Gaming tab from Messenger starting with iOS

The players in Facebook Messenger will continue to access games via threads or chatbots.

PUBG addiction: 15-year-old stabs brother for repeatedly interrupting his game
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PUBG addiction: 15-year-old stabs brother for repeatedly interrupting his game

The boy allegedly banged his brother’s head against the wall and stabbed him repeatedly with scissors.

PUBG Mobile: A 16-year-old in Madhya Pradesh dies after playing for six hours
Gaming

PUBG Mobile: A 16-year-old in Madhya Pradesh dies after playing for six hours

The 12-standard student died of a cardiac arrest after playing PUBG Mobile for six hours at a stretch.

PUBG addiction: Amid exam season, counselors in Madhya Pradesh flooded with queries from concerned parents
India

PUBG addiction: Amid exam season, counselors in Madhya Pradesh flooded with queries from concerned parents

Though the helpline has been set up only for students of Madhya Pradesh, calls are also coming from other states like Uttar Pradesh, Haryana and Bihar.

Jalandhar teenager steals Rs 50,000 from father to buy PUBG controller, skins, more
Gaming

Jalandhar teenager steals Rs 50,000 from father to buy PUBG controller, skins, more

The teen purchased a PUBG game controller, custom skins, costumes, as well as weapons from this money.

Shashi Tharoor moves Sports Bill to regulate online gaming and prevention of fraud
Gaming

Shashi Tharoor moves Sports Bill to regulate online gaming and prevention of fraud

The bill is largely concerned with the presence of gambling in the space of online gaming.

Fortnite cited as one of the reasons behind dysfunctional marriages in the UK
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Fortnite cited as one of the reasons behind dysfunctional marriages in the UK

As per the website, digital addiction is now at number three of the most common reasons for divorce.

West Bengal CID investigates suicides with suspected links to 'Momo Challenge', says most people received 'fake' invitations to play game
India

West Bengal CID investigates suicides with suspected links to 'Momo Challenge', says most people received 'fake' invitations to play game

The Momo Challenge has reportedly claimed two lives so far. In the game, players were “challenged” to communicate with an unknown number. Once the initial contact with a user is established, the Momo account sends a number of challenged and activities that are to be completed to meet ‘Momo’. It allegedly involves challenges that encourage children to engage in a series of violent acts that end with suicide.

SC asks Centre to make kids aware of dangers of games like Blue Whale Challenge, directs chief secretaries to issue guidelines
Tech

SC asks Centre to make kids aware of dangers of games like Blue Whale Challenge, directs chief secretaries to issue guidelines

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Centre to make children aware of the dangers of killer games such as blue whale challenge.

Tech2.Games S01 E09: Dragon punches, absurd eSports prize pools, banhammers and some free trials
Gaming

Tech2.Games S01 E09: Dragon punches, absurd eSports prize pools, banhammers and some free trials

Starfighter Assault is another mode which will be available, expect it to be similar to Battlefront’s Fighter Squadron. The beta will run through until October 9th.

Study says that online gaming is not as addictive as gambling in real life
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Study says that online gaming is not as addictive as gambling in real life

You can successfully quit out of your favourite online game with much ease as playing internet games has been found not as addictive as gambling, new research has suggested.

Nagaland law facilitates online betting in India; wagering on rummy, virtual sports to be legal
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Nagaland law facilitates online betting in India; wagering on rummy, virtual sports to be legal

The Nagaland Legislative Assembly is reported to have passed the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion and Regulation of Online Games of Skill Bill, 2015 recently. This will legalise online games such as poker and rummy when played for money.