Cloud Remote, PS4 media controller

Performance Designed Products (PDP), the leading third-party manufacturer of video game accessories, revealed their latest gaming lifestyle tool, the Cloud Remote for the PlayStation®4 (PS4™) system. Using Bluetooth® and cloud-assisted programming technology, the Cloud Remote features auto-detect functionality that enables hassle-free setup, while allowing PS4 owners to effortlessly stream their favorite entertainment content in seconds.… Read the rest

Square Enix at PAX West 2018, Line-up and events

From August 31 – September 3, SQUARE ENIX® will host gameplay demos, giveaways, panels and a variety of interactive events at PAX West 2018, held at the Washington State Convention Center. At Booth #2141 attendees will be able to play DRAGON QUEST® XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age™, KINGDOM HEARTS III, LIFE IS STRANGE® 2, Shadow of the Tomb Raider™, and THE QUIET MAN™.… Read the rest

Rocket League, ‘Progression Update’ will go live on August 29

Independent video game developer and publisher, Psyonix, has announced that the ‘Progression Update’ will go live in Rocket League on August 29 for all platforms (pending first party certifications). The Progression Update will add a revamped progression system that retools in-game XP in addition to a new ‘Clubs’ feature that allows players to organize and compete as a proper team (Club) with up to 20 members.… Read the rest

2018 Pokémon World Championships Streaming Schedule

Competitive Pokémon play takes the global stage for the 2018 Pokémon World Championships, beginning Friday, August 24. The Pokémon Company International will broadcast four streams live on Twitch, including a main stage stream that will rotate gameplay content and show all the finals matches. The live stream from Nashville, Tennessee, will feature interesting matches all three days of the competition and include live expert commentary.… Read the rest

Staffordshire University, specialist Esports Hub

Staffordshire University has unveiled a specialist Esports Hub to train the next generation of esports managers, shoutcasters and broadcasters.

The University is launching the UK’s first esports degree next month and prospective students got a first glimpse of the custom-built facility during an Open Day on Saturday.

The hub features state-of-the-art technology and will allow students to host and broadcast live esports events.… Read the rest

Insomnia63 Gaming Festival, four days of non-stop action for all the family

GAME Esports and Events is excited to announce further details of Insomnia63, the UK’s biggest gaming festival, as it returns to Birmingham’s National Exhibition Centre over the Bank Holiday Weekend. The four-day gaming extravaganza kicks off from 10:00 a.m. on Friday 24th August 2018.

Attendees will be able to get their hands-on the biggest upcoming titles from major publishers as well as the most exciting new indie titles.… Read the rest

Razer Raiju and Razer Thresher, Controller and headset

Razer™, the leading global lifestyle brand for gamers, announced the release of two new officially licensed controllers for the PlayStation 4, the Razer Raiju Ultimate and the Raiju Tournament Edition. Also announced is the new Razer Thresher headset for PlayStation 4. These new additions to Razers console range are designed to meet the changing needs of PlayStation gamers.… Read the rest

F1 2018, final part in its developer video diaries

Codemasters® has released the final part in its series of four developer diaries for F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, talking about the improvements made to audio and visual aspects of the game.

F1® 2018 presents a significant visual jump forward for the franchise, utilizing physically based rendering to improve the overall look and feel of the game and get it as close to reality as possible.… Read the rest

F1 2018, Another new trailer ramps up excitement levels

As the excitement builds towards the launch of F1® 2018, the official videogame of the 2018 FIA FORMULA ONE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIP™, Codemasters has released the latest trailer for the game featuring amazing gameplay and cinematics.

The new trailer showcases the lifelike recreation of the real world sport that you will be able to enjoy on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, the Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X and Windows PC (DVD and via Steam) worldwide from Friday, August 24th 2018, the weekend of the season starting back up again with the iconic FORMULA 1 2018 BELGIAN GRAND PRIX™.… Read the rest

Insomnia63 aims to smash a GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS title

GAME Esports and Events is delighted to partner with Guinness World Records to bring their roadshow, GWR Live!, to Insomnia63. Attendees will have the chance to attempt a variety of GUINNESS WORLD RECORDS™ titles inspired by the world’s best-selling videogames annual, the Guinness World Records: Gamer’s Edition, at GWR’s stand – including record attempts for hit games Fortnite, Rocket League and Gang Beasts.… Read the rest

Thrustmaster, sim racing ecosystem gets three new accessories

Thrustmaster announced the upcoming release of three new accessories designed for those players looking to optimize their race sim set ups and expand their gaming experience.

Taking advantage of the latest in e-WRC, Thrustmaster is expanding its ecosystem to provide the ultimate experience for players in search of perfection with the release of the ‘TM Racing Clamp’ on August 20th and the ‘TSS Handbrake Sparco Mod +’ and ‘TM Sim Hub’ on September 20th.… Read the rest

PUBG MOBILE, 100 million downloads in 4 months

Tencent and PUBG Corporation (PUBG Corp.) have announced that PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds Mobile (PUBG MOBILE) has surpassed 100 million downloads within 4 months (excluding China, Japan and Korea). The mobile version of the massively popular mobile game first released on the App Store and Google Play internationally on March 19, 2018 and became the most accessible mobile game.… Read the rest

Glitch Gaming Festival – Newcastle, UK on 27-28 October 2018

Answering the call of gamers for a celebration of video games in the north of England, event organiser She’s Gott It! announced more information on upcoming games event Glitch Gaming Festival, held at The Metro Radio Arena on Saturday 27 and Sunday 28 October. Promising to be the largest games event the north has ever seen, Glitch will feature seven individually themed zones catering to gamers of all tastes as well as a roster of celebrity guests.… Read the rest

Turtle Beach’s New Atlas Line, Three New Headsets Built for PC Gamers

Turtle Beach  revealed plans for expanding the company’s portfolio of high-quality, award-winning gaming headsets with a focus on the PC market. Designed in collaboration with leading esports teams, including Astralis, OpTic Gaming, and the Houston Outlaws, Turtle Beach’s Atlas line is built for PC gamers and features three different models – the Elite Atlas Pro Performance Gaming Headset, the powerful Atlas Three Amplified PC Gaming Headset, and the Atlas One PC Gaming Headset.… Read the rest