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Sony to acquire video game developer Bungie in a deal worth $3.6 billion

Japanese technology giant Sony says it will buy video game developer Bungie in a deal worth $3.6 billion. The US-based company is best known for the Destiny and Halo gaming franchises. Sony says the deal will give it control of Bungie’s franchises and access to its live gaming services, as it aims to “reach billions […]

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China limits children’s online gaming to three hours per week

Kids and teens under 18 years old in China will only be allowed up to three hours per week to play online video games, China’s video game regulator said. The National Press and Publication Administration told state-run news agency Xinhua that game-playing would be only allowed between 8:00pm to 9:00pm on Fridays, weekends and legal […]

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Chinese gaming companies slide as state media labels them ‘electronic drugs’

The stock prices of China’s biggest online gaming firms slipped after a state media outlet called them “electronic drugs”. Tencent and NetEase shares fell more than 10% over the past two days. Investors are increasingly concerned about Beijing cracking down on firms. The state media’s Economic Information Daily said many teenagers had become addicted to […]

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Dell stops shipping power hungry gaming PCs to California and five other US states

Dell is no longer shipping energy-hungry gaming PCs to certain states in America because they demand more energy than local standards allow. Customers seeking to purchase, for example, an Alienware Aurora Ryzen Edition R10 Gaming Desktop from Dell’s website and have it shipped to California are now presented with a message that tells buyers they’re […]

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25-year-old suffers brain stroke while playing PUBG match

A 25-year-old man reportedly suffered a brain stroke while playing a PUBG match. After being immediately rushed to a nearby hospital, he was diagnosed with intracerebral haemorrhage, and subsequently passed on January 18. The man was identified as Harshal Memane, a resident of Shindewadi in Pimpri-Chinchwad, Pune. A statement from a local police station quoted […]

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Leak suggests Sony PlayStation 5 could launch on February 5

Back in April 2019, PlayStation 5 lead system architect Marck Cerny had confirmed in an interview that the next-generation console will not launch in 2019 and that PS5’s central processing unit is based on the third generation of AMD’s Ryzen line of processors. Among other things, he confirmed that the PS5 will support 8K graphics, […]