Why it matters: PC gaming and mobile gaming are hot. Sales of gaming PCs continue to defy overall PC market stagnation, with annual retail growth rates as high as 31% being reported by research firms like NPD. Some statistics from the new TECHnalysis Research Multi-Device Gaming report show that gamers in the US and China spend an average of 19.5 hours per week gaming on PCs … [Read more...] about Gaming laptop combo: Intel and Nvidia partner to drive PC gaming on the go
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source Epic Games Epic Games is the veteran game development studio that created “Fortnite,” in addition to many other games over the past 25-plus years. In late 2018, Epic leveraged its massive “Fortnite” player base to launch a major new initative: The Epic Games Store. In the following months, Epic has made several moves … [Read more...] about The creator of ‘Fortnite’ is trying to shake up the PC gaming industry — here’s why a lot of fans are very upset over it
Valve today confirmed a big update to its PC game streaming platform that makes desktop games more portable than ever. Its new Steam Link Anywhere service now lets you enjoy your favorite titles anywhere in the world through the Steam Link app for mobile. But don’t get too excited if you use an iPhone or iPad. Apple’s strict App Store guidelines mean iOS users … [Read more...] about iOS users miss out as Steam makes mobile PC gaming more portable
Epic Games of Fortnite fame just announced a creator-friendly PC gaming storefront. The announcement was significant, as Epic touted 88 percent revenue slice for developers, beating out Steam (and for that matter, Microsoft) by a significant margin. Additionally, the Epic store will also allow YouTubers, streamers, and bloggers to get a cut of any sales they send through to the … [Read more...] about Steam, Discord, Epic: Where does the Windows PC gaming store wars leave Microsoft?
HONG KONG (Reuters) - Tencent Holdings (0700.HK) said on Wednesday its third-quarter net profit rose 30 percent, beating estimates, as investment gains offset a weak performance in the Chinese company’s core gaming business. FILE PHOTO: Tencent Holdings Chairman and CEO Pony Ma (C) visits the Tencent booth following the opening ceremony of the fifth World Internet … [Read more...] about Tencent profit beats estimates as investment gains offset gaming…