ARTICLES RELATING TO GAMING

Making it in SA’s gaming development industry

2019-10-15 17:37

South Africa’s video games industry is witnessing a strong growth trajectory, with some titles making it onto the international market. But creators are decrying regulatory hurdles, offering their two cents on how to crack the code.

Facebook now blocks people from sharing links to notorious piracy site The Pirate Bay

2019-10-01 09:02

Facebook no longer allows its billions of users to share links to world's most well-known piracy website, The Pirate Bay.

The Nintendo Switch is getting one of the world's most popular games: 'Overwatch'

2019-09-05 18:28

The news was officially announced on Wednesday afternoon during a YouTube news broadcast from Nintendo, named Nintendo Direct.

The world's most popular gamer has added an Adidas deal to his growing list of sponsorships

2019-08-28 09:09

Tyler "Ninja" Blevins now has an apparel line to go with his new book deal and exclusive Microsoft streaming partnership.

A ton of gorgeous new trailers for major upcoming games just arrived — here are the 10 best ones

2019-08-25 16:27

Whether you're looking forward to "Gears 5," "Death Stranding," or "NBA 2K20," there's something new for you to see this week.

Pokémon fans are accusing the developers of being ‘lazy’ for not including all 1,000-plus Pokémon in the new Nintendo Switch games

2019-07-02 14:16

Welcome to #Dexit: "Pokémon Sword and Shield" wont have every Pokémon in the franchise, and some fans are mad enough to boycott the new games.

Forget the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One — at least 10 major games are already being made for 'next-generation' game consoles

2019-06-25 13:26

In 2020, new PlayStation and Xbox consoles are expected from Sony and Microsoft. And we already know about at least a few games on the way.

35 video games coming to Apple’s new Arcade service, which will be like Netflix for games

2019-06-24 17:07

The only games you'll find in Apple Arcade, Apple's new subscription service coming later this year, are totally exclusive to the platform.

Ninja, the world's most popular gamer, is writing a book to teach his gaming secrets — and he's going to star in a graphic novel

2019-06-20 10:47

"Ninja: Get Good" is the first book by the Twitch superstar. A graphic novel called "Ninja: The Most Dangerous Game" is coming in December.

I spent two days with thousands of Pokémon Go fans and had a blast — here's what it was like at this year's Pokémon Go Fest

2019-06-18 09:55

Pokémon Go is still a phenomenon — and I spent two days with thousands of players at Pokémon Go Fest to prove it. Here's what it was like.

 

'Can you gameshare on a Nintendo Switch?': Yes, you can — here's how to share a downloaded game with a friend

2019-10-15 10:49

You can gameshare on your Nintendo Switch by logging someone into your Nintendo account. Once logged in, they can download a game you purchased.

Nintendo just teased a mysterious new device for the Nintendo Switch that will be revealed next week

2019-09-07 16:26

It looks like Nintendo is about to announce a spiritual successor to its hit exercise software, "Wii Fit."

Microsoft's massive online gaming service, Xbox Live, was down for millions of people

2019-08-29 11:09

On Wednesday afternoon, core components of Microsoft's Xbox Live service went offline, making it impossible for many to sign in.

An early image of the PlayStation 5 may have been revealed by a Sony patent

2019-08-26 14:50

A patent document filed by Sony might have given us our first look at the next PlayStation console more than a year before it's expected to launch.

Private contact information for over 2,000 journalists and popular YouTube creators was leaked on a popular gaming conference's website

2019-08-07 16:32

The information included names, home addresses, email addresses, and phone numbers of press members who attended the annual conference this June.

A 29-year-old YouTube star's sudden death is sparking an outpouring of grief and frustration among his fans and colleagues

2019-06-26 11:18

Fans and colleagues of famous YouTuber Etika shared emotional reactions to his death after his public battle with mental health.

The video game industry is facing government scrutiny over loot boxes, and the most powerful leaders in gaming are divided over what to do

2019-06-25 11:17

Between outcry from players and potential federal regulation, the video game industry is facing a major challenge with the concept of loot boxes.

The company behind 'Fortnite' told the UK Parliament that the game isn't addictive, after Prince Harry said it was 'irresponsible' and should be banned

2019-06-22 15:15

Months after Prince Harry called the world's most popular game "irresponsible," Epic Games denied that "Fortnite" is intentionally predatory.

Inside Microsoft's ambitious plan to build the future of Xbox, from a Netflix-style gaming service with blockbuster games to brand-new consoles

2019-06-19 10:52

Microsoft just laid out plans for the future of the Xbox at a massive press conference. We spoke with Xbox leader Phil Spencer immediately afterward.

A gorgeous new video game features stunning re-creations of its famous Hollywood cast — here's the full roster

2019-06-15 16:28

A huge new game coming this November stars top Hollywood talent, from Norman Reedus to Léa Seydoux, and they look incredibly lifelike.

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