Oculus Quest launch games pricing: Only 1 is over $30

Facebook provided the prices planned by developers for their May 21 launch on Oculus Quest. Oculus Quest is the $400 all-in-one VR system from Facebook which ships with a pair of intuitive hand controllers. There are more than 50-plus titles planned for launch and the games selected represent Facebook’s effort to curate a high-quality console-like experience […]

PUBG Mobile Ban: Iraq Government Bans Online Games Including PUBG Over Threat to National Security

Iraq parliament has now banned several popular online games, including the biggest of all time, Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). The government says these games are harmful to society and a potential national security threat. Oil-rich Iraq has suffered for decades under the dictatorial rule of Saddam Hussein and U.N. sanctions, the 2003 U.S. invasion and […]

With $600 Mn GTV And 20 Mn Users, Junglee Games Gears Up For The Unicorn Status

The period between 2012-2013 was a turning point for Indian online gaming industry in many ways. It was in 2012 when gaming startups such as Nazara Technologies, Octro, Dream 11 and 99 Games were getting ready to raise their Series A and above funding. Being the first movers, these players already had a vision for […]

China’s new regulations outlaw blood and poker… in video games

China’s uneasy relationship with the video game industry became even more thorny last week. New regulations from the government — who must approve all new games within the country — won’t be approving any games that feature blood, card games, or palace intrigue. Any game company that wants to sell their product in China needs […]

Games Inbox: Funny video games, Apex Legends decline, and Ghost Giant love

The morning Inbox imagines what it would take for a Microsoft and Nintendo team-up, as one reader learns about Japan’s favourite game. To join in with the discussions yourself [email protected] No laughing I recently finished Assassin’s Creed Odyssey and would say that I very much enjoyed it. I’d have to really given how long it […]

Why Game Publisher N3twork Will Spend Millions Scaling Other Developers’ Mobile Games

The studio behind Legendary: Game of Heroes is offering its sophisticated in-house user acquisition platform to other game developers to help them grow their games. Along with the tools, N3tworkis also planning to invest tens of millions of dollars in scaling other publishers’ apps that meet their partnership criteria … without taking an ownership position or equity. (Full […]

Winter Olympics: Games Organisers Confirm Cyber-Attack, Won’t Reveal Source

Pyeongchang Winter Olympics organisers confirmed on Sunday that the Games had fallen victim to a cyber-attack during Friday’s opening ceremony, but they refused to reveal the source. The Games’ systems, including the Internet and television services, were affected by the hack two days ago but organisers said it had not compromised any critical part of […]

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition Launched

Samsung Galaxy Note 8 PyeongChang 2018 Olympic Games Limited Edition has been unveiled in Seoul, South Korea, to extend the company’s Olympic legacy. The South Korean company will give more than 4,000 units of the Limited Edition Galaxy Note 8 to athletes and the PyeongChang 2018 Olympic family, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the […]

The Best PC Games of 2017

HIGHLIGHTS Thimbleweed Park is an entertaining old-school adventure Assassin’s Creed Origins is a welcome return for the series Hellblade and Pyre show that indie developers haven’t given up on PC Sony has the PS4 Pro and Microsoft has the Xbox One X. The humble PC doesn’t need to brag about 4K resolution or HDR when customisation and flexibility […]