The year 2018 has been tumultuous for the gaming industry. From match fixing, to mass banning of players to a new gaming style becoming the hot favorite – the year has seen it all! In this article let’s discuss all the high points and low points that we have seen in the gaming industry for PC, Mobiles as well as consoles.PUBG Banned Over 30,000 Players
PUBG the famous multiplayer Battle Royale game banned approximately 30,000 players from the game including 16 professional players. The players were accused of using cheat codes. The cheating techniques in question were Radar hacking. Radar hacking allows a player to know the exact location of opponents. This [...]
Diwali is right around the corner and a long holiday is upon us gamers. How does a gamer spend his or her Diwali bonus? Why not buy the monitor of your dreams? We take a look at the best monitors available on Amazon right now and list the best ones for you here.LG 29UM69G 29 Inch Ultrawide IPS Monitor
The LG Ultrawide monitor is one of the best gaming monitors in a budget. The 21: 9 UltraWide full HD IPS Display monitor has a 2560 x 1080 px resolution and features on-screen controls with screen split 2. 0. The LG 29UM69G also has a feature [...]
After the company launched a flagship and a mid-range smartphone today, Huawei is all set to launch a gaming smartphone soon with is sub-brand, Honor. The company has announced that it will be launching a gaming oriented flagship in India called the Honor Play on 8th August. The smartphone will be an Amazon exclusive device. For people in India who were waiting for Xiaomi’s Black Shark smartphone, this is exciting news. The Honor Play first launched in China in the month of June.
The trend of launching gaming smartphones has picked up the pace in the recent years. Brands like the Asus ROG and Razer, which usually make gaming [...]
Asus has launched its latest flagship smartphone, the Zenfone 5Z in India. While the device is impressive, hands down its most attractive quality is its price. It will go on sale in India on 9th July at a starting price of Rs 29999. Another Asus device that has grabbed the headlines recently is the Asus ROG gaming smartphone, which was recently announced at Computex in Taipei. It has now been confirmed that the new gaming smartphone will launch in India in Q3 of 2018.
Speaking at the launch event of the Zenfone 5Z in New Delhi, Asus CEO Jerry Shen conceded that Asus has plans on launching the ROG phone in India in the third quarter of 2018. This essentially means that [...]
Gaming smartphones are gaining popularity by the day. After Razer, Nubia, Black Shark and Asus, Honor has launched its own gaming smartphone. After weeks of leaks, the Honor Play is now official and will be available in China exclusively for now. One of the highlights of this gaming smartphone is its pricing and should give other gaming Android devices a run for their money. The base model with 4GB RAM and 64GB storage is priced at CNY 1999 (Rs 21000 approx.) and the 6GB RAM model will retail for CNY 2399 (Rs 25000 approx.).
The Honor Play takes design cues from the likes of Honor 10. It follows the notch trend but, unlike the Mi 8, it has a narrower notch which can be hidden [...]
According to a latest Weibo post, Black Shark, the subsidiary smartphone brand of Xiaomi is all set to launch its first gaming smartphone on April 13th. In February and March of 2018, there were many leaks and rumours about the Xiaomi Black Shark. The latest teaser image officially confirms the launch date of the new device. However, the company has not used the word Xiaomi anywhere on its teaser image.
Xiaomi BlackShark is powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset, which also powers the recently launched the Xiaomi Mi MIX 2s. However, unlike the Mi MIX 2s, the Black Shark is expected to have a sturdier design with a metal unibody design, which will help the smartphone to [...]
If an OEM is launching a gaming smartphone in 2018, then the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 is the chipset to go with. It offers top of line GPU and CPU performances with peak benchmark scores. Xiaomi has partnered with a Chinese startup named Black Shark Technology Incorporated to launch a gaming smartphone named ‘Black Shark‘. According to a teaser image released by the company, the smartphone will be powered by the Qualcomm Snapdragon 845 chipset.
The CEO of Black Shark recently announced a lucky draw on Weibo. Where three winners will be gifted with Black Shark smartphone on 30th March. Soon after 30th, we are most [...]
A lot of smartphone makers are working on gaming-centric smartphones. A few months ago, he Razer Phone was launched, and there are rumours of Asus working on one as well. The latest entrant into the gaming-centric smartphones segment appears to Xiaomi. As per a leak, the company might launch a gaming-centric smartphone called BlackShark.
Xiaomi is known for budget and affordable flagship smartphones. However, it will be interesting to see if the company will retain the pricing strategy for this device as well.
The teaser image from the website doesn’t say much, but, it indicates the dual stereo speakers at the bottom with a USB type C port. In fact, the design of [...]
Konami, maker of the famous football video game series – the Pro Evolution Soccer, was present at Gamescom with a new trailer for Pro Evolution Soccer 2018. The latest trailer showcased some of the features that could be expected in the 2018 version of the game.
Konami announced that the playable demo of PES 2018 will be out on August 30th for PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. However, the demo won’t be available on PC and the overall content hasn’t been confirmed just yet.
There will be 12 teams available to choose from – FC Barcelona, Borussia Dortmund, Liverpool FC, Inter Milan, SC Corinthians Paulista, CR Flamengo, [...]
Samsung will launch a new CH711 curved Quantum Dot monitor at CES 2017, aimed at the growing gamers market. the Monitor will be available in 27- and 31.5-inch variations, and is scheduled for an early 2017 commercial release. The CH711 monitor has a 1,800R curvature and an ultrawide 178-degree viewing angle.
The design allows for the monitor’s horizontal and vertical positioning adjustment. The CH711 has 125 percent sRGB color coverage and 2,560 x 1,440 WQHD resolution. The monitor also features a “Gaming UX” allowing for precise corrections of colour brightness and picture along with presets for FPS, RTS, RPG and AOS game genres.
Today’s multimedia [...]
CES 2016 has seen a number of firsts. From the world’s thinnest TV to the world’s first transparent display, the technological fest has seen it all. Now, Alienware has joined the league of firsts by unveiling the world’s first OLED gaming laptop.
Those familiar with OLED displays will know why this is a big deal for a gaming laptop. OLEDs offer deeper blacks since there’s no need for a backlight and lower latency. Alienware has claimed that its new Alienware 13 laptop will have a one millisecond refresh rate thanks to OLED.
The reason behind the delay to embrace OLED screens for gaming laptops is that OLED panels used to be expensive in [...]
Micromax’s subsidiary Yu Televentures launched the Yutopia smartphone yesterday. At a price of Rs. 24,999, the device has some solid features like an all-metal body and Snapdragon 810 chipset along with 4 GB of RAM. We put the device to test and checked its hardware and graphic capabilities.
Have a look at our benchmark, gaming and heating test:The device sports a 5.2-inch quad HD IPS display, powered by Qualcomm Snapdragon 810 chipset, with 4 GB of RAM and 32 GB storage. There is a 3000mAh battery pack with Quick Charge 2.0 feature, which means that the phone will be equipped with charging capabilities up to 75% faster than conventional charging mechanisms. The [...]