Gaming Spotlight

Gamescom 2023: ASUS Republic of Gamers never stop gaming

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) included new ROG gaming products, plus loads of fun activities on the side such as product showcases, ROG Talk, and ROG Party at its Never Stop Gaming event, which was held August 22–23, at E-Werk in Cologne, Germany. Gamers and ROG fans have been treated …

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Oracle Red Bull Racing and Rokt launch talent search for female F1 sim racers

Oracle Red Bull Racing and its official Team Partner Rokt, a global leader in ecommerce technology, today announced that they are launching a global talent search for female F1 sim racers. The talent scouting initiative, announced at Oracle Red Bull Racing’s International Women in Engineering Day celebration at its technology campus …

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Samsung expands game streaming to millions of existing 2021 Samsung TV owners by end of year

Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. has announced new gaming partnerships, bringing streaming to select Samsung 2021 TV models and 4K. First up is Antstream Arcade, cloud gaming service and Blacknut Cloud Gaming subscription based service. “Antstream Arcade believes that combining gaming’s past with gaming’s future will push the industry forward to …

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Gaming Retailer of the Year Chillblast’s Ben Miles

This year’s winner of PCR Award’s Gaming Retailer of the Year, UK gaming brand, Chillblast focused on PC builds as well as laptops, servers and enterprise solutions and is also official PC supplier of Williams eSports. Here we get the latest from Chillblast’s Managing Director, Ben Miles on the custom …

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What the recent run of big-name acquisitions means for the games industry

Stewart Stanbury – Director of Business Development at Jagex explores how the recent spate of big name acquisitions in the games industry have been driven by the evolution of technology. While big studio mergers and acquisitions are a staple of the games industry, the recent spate of big spending from …

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Kakao Games Achieves 15 Million USD investment in playable Worlds

Korean game publisher Kakao Games has received 15 million USD investment from Kakao Games Europe B.V. in American independent game developer, Playable Worlds, which focuses on Cloud-Native Games and a Metaverse platform. Kakao Games led the Series B round, which totaled over 25 million USD including participation from other investors. …

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Mokens League Live Blockchain eSports Raises $2M USD for ‘Win to Earn’ NFT Gaming Platform with MOKA Token

Mokens League has completed its $2 million seed fund. The NFT-based eSports platform also announced its in-game currency, MOKA token, on the Polygon network. MOKA will serve as the main utility token in the ecosystem of company-developed eSports games and in the future for third party games that get integrated …

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Why it’s time for gamers to get serious about security?

Steve Wilson, UK and Ireland Director at NortonLifeLock explores the rise in cybersecurity threats in the gaming world as exponential growth in gamers opens the floodgates for cyber criminals. In the UK today, there are 44 million gamers, out of a population of 65 million. In Europe, that figure is …

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Norton Special Report Reveals Over 2 in 5 Gamers Have Experienced a Cyberattack

 NortonLifeLock has conducted a global study that sheds light on the cyber risks impacting the gaming community. The 2021 Norton Cyber Safety Insights Report: Special Release – Gaming & Cybercrime, conducted by The Harris Poll among more than 700 UK adults who currently play online games, found that over two in five …

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PCR Feb issue Independent Retailer: Chillblast’s Ben Miles

Chillblast’s Director, Ben Miles tells Michelle Winny, Editor of PCR about its recent Tactus Group acquisition, its involvement with F1 and how the explosive growth of the PC gaming market is driving product demand. UK based Chillblast started out as a specialist importer of niche overclocking products; it has since …

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