Gaming

Razer launches zVentures, a new $30M fund for IoT, robotics, VR and gaming startups

Razer launches zVentures, a new $30M fund for IoT, robotics, VR and gaming startups

Razer originally started as a hardware company making mice, keyboards and other peripherals optimised for dedicated computer gaming, with its mantra being “For Gamers, By Gamers.” Now, 18 years into its life, it’s changing things up a bit. While the company continues to build hardware and its newer software business, Razer is now also announcing zVentures, a new fund of $30 million that the […]

Pokémon Go will “likely” come to Android Wear

Pokémon Go will “likely” come to Android Wear

Pokémon Go will come to Android Wear, it seems. At TechCrunch Disrupt SF this afternoon, John Hanke, CEO of Niantic Labs – the company behind the most viral and profitable mobile game of all time – confirmed that his team will look into bringing game to other mobile platforms which are interesting in terms of both […]

Mobalytics is a coach for competitive gamers

Mobalytics is a coach for competitive gamers

If there’s one industry that’s consistently blowing past expectations, it’s competitive gaming. The e-sports market is expected to reach nearly a half-billion dollars this year, and gamers who take part in it are constantly trying to heighten their skills. Mobalytics is aiming to bring visual analytics to competitive gamers so they can discover their weaknesses and make […]

Toyota’s VR drive through a Syd Mead-created world is a near-future trip

Toyota’s VR drive through a Syd Mead-created world is a near-future trip

How do you convince a potential car buyer your vehicle is a future-focused choice? One way is to get one of the most iconic creators of cinematic futurescapes to help you build a virtual world that people can drive the car through themselves. Toyota enlisted Syd Mead, the creative visionary behind Blade Runner and Tron‘s […]

Sun and Moon’s newest Pokémon include a powerful hybrid created by science

Sun and Moon’s newest Pokémon include a powerful hybrid created by science

What hath science wrought: First it created the brooding Mewtwo, whose tale of experimentation and weaponization is the dramatic underpinning for the original Pokémon movie; now, it’s responsible for Type: Null, a new synthetic Pokémon from the upcoming Sun and Moon Pokémon games for 3DS that combines the strengths of various other pocket monsters. In […]

Apple and Nintendo are bringing Super Mario to an iPhone near you

Apple and Nintendo are bringing Super Mario to an iPhone near you

Apple just announced that it is working with Nintendo to deliver a new game on the App Store called “Super Mario Run.” As the name implies, Super Mario Run is a runner game – think “Temple Run” – that lets you tap to jump, and tap longer to jump higher. The longer you run, the […]

The PS4 Slim is coming September 15 for $299

The PS4 Slim is coming September 15 for $299

Sony unveiled a new, sleeker version of its PlayStation 4 today as promised. The PS4 Slim is basically the same as its predecessor inside, but in a smaller shell and with a new price tag at $299 with a retail availability date of Sept 15. The new model is the “standard PS4 going forward,” according to […]

Sony announces the Pro, a more powerful PlayStation 4 with a $399 price tag

Sony announces the Pro, a more powerful PlayStation 4 with a $399 price tag

Sony is revealing the details of an upgraded version of the PlayStation 4. Sony Interactive Entertainment President Andrew House said the new version of the console — dubbed the Pro — is specifically designed to support 4K TVs and high dynamic range video. In other words, it can offer more beautiful, detailed graphics than the existing PS4. […]

What to expect from Sony’s PlayStation event

What to expect from Sony’s PlayStation event

Sony is having a PlayStation event tomorrow in New York, where it plans to provide an update on its PlayStation business and PS4. Most people agree that means it’s going to show us a couple of PlayStation hardware updates, including a previously announced more powerful PlayStation 4 (supposedly codenamed “Neo”) with support for 4K and […]

1 44 45 46 47 48 59