Japan is taking the next step in esports development by opening the country’s first esports high school.
The school, Esports Koutou Gakuin, will most likely open in April, according to Kotaku. It will be funded by the esports divisions of Japanese telecom company NTT and pro soccer team Tokyo Verdy. It’s also being staffed by professional esports players as well as managers from those companies. So if you want to start playing now, you can go to sites like https://w88kpi.com.
Singaporean company Aftershock PC has created the world’s first boba-themed gaming desktop, and it is weirdly mouthwatering.
The first in the world: In an Instagram post uploaded on Friday, Aftershock PC said the gaming rig was a commission from a customer who wanted a custom-made computer that reflected their love of the world-renowned drink bubble tea.
Chinese government authorities are hoping to combat the growing rate of video game addiction in their country by limiting the playing time for minors to three hours per week.
The rules: Children under 18 will now only be able to play from 8 p.m. to 9 p.m. on Fridays, weekends and on public holidays beginning Sept. 1, AP News reported. China’s National Press and Publication Administration (NPPA) released the news on Monday.
On Friday, Aldrin “Dunoo” Pangan, known in the Filipino “Defense of the Ancients 2” (Dota 2) community as “Kuya D,” died from COVID-19 complications.
An executive producer for an upcoming Netflix show has died after allegedly being poisoned by a co-worker in China.
Lin Qi, 39, who had been working on the studio’s adaptation of “The Three-Body Problem,” was also the founder, chairman and chief executive officer of Shanghai-based game developer Yoozoo Games.
A Chinese company called Cluvens has released a gaming “cockpit” that looks like a giant black scorpion.
Nothing yells “Get over here!” like a massive scorpion tail-mimicking, motorized and transforming gaming chair to amp up one’s PC battlestation.
Feng Ji, the founder of Game Science, the gaming studio behind the highly anticipated game “Black Myth: Wukong,” is under fire for using sexual references in his social media posts.
“Black Myth: Wukong,” a relatively unknown game from Hangzhou-based studio Game Science, ignites a lot of interest after the developer released the title’s first official gameplay trailer on Wednesday.
Game Science showcased the game’s features in the first 13-minute gameplay video, which includes exploration, its combat system, stealth, boss battles and its different environments, according to IGN.
Researchers from the National University of Singapore have developed a smart glove that replaces conventional handheld devices for gaming.
Inspired by Thanos’s Infinity Gauntlet in the Marvel Universe, the Infinity Glove essentially puts “power” into the user’s hand, allowing them to mimic in-game controls through simple gestures.
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. For more notes on gaming, visit blogsandnews.
“Plague Inc.,” developed by U.K.-based gaming studio Ndemic Creations, saw a massive increase in sales amid the outbreak of the novel coronavirus in China, but its creator advised the public not to rely on the game as a learning tool.
James Vaughn, the creator of the game, said he and the studio have been receiving messages from people asking them about the outbreak that began in Wuhan, China and is already spreading to other countries, according to GameSpot.
A man’s video game addiction has reportedly resulted in the temporary blindness of one of his eyes, a Chinese hospital has concluded.
After playing mobile games on his phone all night, the patient tried to continue where he left off shortly after waking up the next day. However, he lost vision from his left eye five minutes into his game, according to QQ via MailOnline.