There is now a special gaming bed from Japan for gamers who would rather stay in bed for long durations of play.
Japanese furniture manufacturer Bauhutte recently unveiled the ultimate gaming bed, which provides all gaming essentials from the moment you wake up until the time you doze off.
High school student Miyu Otomo has become the first female champion at the All Japan High School Esports Championship.
In the tournament, Otomo and her team competed in the game of “League of Legends,” a popular multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) title.
Frankie Gatdula, an employee at a gaming company, is being accused of physically abusive and manipulative behavior by several women, including YouTuber Gina Darling.
According to a Facebook post from Gatdula’s ex-girlfriend, Cyndy Nguyen, he allegedly attempted to crash his car while she was inside then tried to run her over with his vehicle when she attempted to escape. She wrote in the post:
Twitch streamer and Hi-Rez employee, Thomas Cheung, is among the 21 men who were arrested during a sex ring sting operation in Georgia last week.
The five-day operation, which culminated on Super Bowl Sunday, targeted men traveling to Brookhaven, Georgia to have sex with a child, reports Variety.
A Chinese gamer was recently rushed to a hospital on a stretcher after a nonstop 20-hour video game marathon left him paralyzed from the waist down.
The unidentified man begged his friends to continue playing his unfinished game for him as he was being lifted out of the internet cafe in the afternoon of Jan. 28, but it was not reported what game he got so hooked on.
Lisa Vannatta, perhaps better known by her gamer handle STPeach, is no stranger to attention online; with 455,540 Twitch followers, 385,000 Instagram followers, 108,000 Twitter followers, 34,958 YouTube subscribers, and 18,378 subreddit readers, she manages her personal brand as a video game streamer with the finesse only a professional could handle.
Of course, with all the attention comes the occasional hater or two — especially when she posts photos of herself with her boyfriend, Jay.
A tent that perfectly isolates one from the outside world — including light — has emerged from Japan.
Check out the Bocchi Tent from Bibi Lab, an indoor goods company that values “making goods that become topics more than profitable products.”
A hotel in Taiwan is offering gamers a chance to experience what it’s like to be in an eSports tournament thanks to its theme centered around competitive gaming.
Referred to as i hotel — located in Taoyuan, Taiwan — the lodging offers quite the luxurious feel of a five-star hotel with a dash of eSports. Based on its Facebook page, most of its rooms will come equipped with two desktop units complete with gaming chairs.
American “Overwatch” pro player Jay Won had to drop out of high school to pursue his esports career, but he was too young to sign the high-paying contract himself.
The 17-year-old, who goes by the in-game name “Sinatraa”, earned himself an enormous $150,000 contract with NRG sports.
It is frustrating to lose at a game you’re so passionate about, but you don’t have to do something foolish to express your disappointment.
Enraged because of his defeat in a “League of Legends” match — reportedly due to his team member’s incompetence — a gamer from China had no other reaction but to hit his head on a computer screen monitor.
Earlier this week, police discovered an unconscious 19-year-old boy behind a bush near some train tracks in Hangzhou, China with infected and bleeding feet.
The police quickly called for an ambulance when the boy woke up briefly to ask for some water. When the police asked him what had happened, the young man explained that he hadn’t eaten in three days, had no money for food, and had been wandering aimlessly after a 6-day long gaming binge at a nearby internet cafe, according to Hangzhou Daily.
When 30-year-old Wang Gang of Xi’an, China had spent all his money from work on online gaming, he found a way to make money by playing even more games.
Wang started gold-farming, which is the practice of hiring another gamer to play on your account all day and night to produce in-game currency or to accumulate valuable characters or items — currency or items are then sold for real money to other players to give them an edge in their game.