Google surprised its home page’s visitors with a free-to-play, anime-inspired video game doodle to celebrate the opening of the Tokyo Olympics.
About the doodle: Google collaborated with Japanese animation studio STUDIO 4°C to create “Doodle Champion Island Games,” according to The Mercury News.
A sealed copy of “Super Mario 64” set an auction price record for a video game after fetching $1.56 million at Heritage Auctions on Sunday.
Collector’s must-have: The auction house revealed that 16 collectors bidded during the last day of the three-day auction in Dallas, according to Barrons.
Krafton Inc., the company behind PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG), is set to turn its owner into a billionaire when it goes public next month.
“Winner, winner, chicken dinner”: Krafton founder Chang Byung-gyu, who holds 14% of the company’s shares, could be worth as much as $3.5 billion if initial public offering (IPO) prices stay at the top end of the company’s IPO filing’s range, reported Bloomberg Billionaires Index.
Final Fantasy XIV Composer Masayoshi Soken Called ‘Warrior of Light’ After Battling Cancer for a Year
“Final Fantasy XIV” (FFXIV) composer Masayoshi Soken opened up to his fans and team about his battle with cancer during the FFXIV Digital Fan Festival on Sunday.
The reveal: During the end of the festival on May 16, Soken thanked the community and revealed that he was diagnosed with cancer in March 2020.
A Taiwanese Facebook user shared a story on how he bought his PlayStation 5 from a man who was forced to sell the gaming console after his wife found out it was not an air purifier.
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.
Concerns around Zoom’s reported security issues had people seeking alternative platforms for teleconferencing.
Some companies in the United States, which have already given up on the platform, may want to take a cue from a Japanese firm that used a video game for their conferencing needs.
A 7-year-old girl from Singapore has just fulfilled her destiny to become the very best Pokémon trainer, like no one ever was.
Simone Lim claimed her rightful place by winning the top spot at the Pokémon Oceania International Championships on Sunday.
Roslinda Embran, more famously known online as Lynda Embran, or Miss Rose, is living proof that anyone can become a successful streamer if they just work hard at it.
The Malaysian housewife shared her story while speaking to Zayan My in December. She admitted that it did not go smoothly when she first started out streaming “Player Unknown’s Battle Ground (“PUBG”), as translated by World of Buzz.
A university in north-eastern China is now offering a course for its students who want to become better at video games and eventually get into esports.
The Shenyang University in Shenyang, Liaoning Province, China is offering a course that teaches students how to play, produce, promote and provide professional commentary on video games, the teachers said, according to the Daily Mail.