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Acer’s new gaming monitors introduce eye-tracking technology

Display maker Acer has unveiled three new gaming monitors all of which contain inbuilt Tobii eye-tracking technology, promising major advancements in reactivity and input. Swedish eye-tracking firm Tobii has been leading innovation in the area since the early 2000s and is beginning to explore partnerships to integrate its biometric systems into computers, gaming products and even… Read More

Infected Pokémon GO APK carries dangerous Android backdoor

As Pokémon GO goes viral despite not being available in many countries, users around the world have started side-loading via APK files and risking device security, eager to get their hands on the new mobile gaming app from Nintendo. Pokémon GO was released in Australia and New Zealand on the 4th July, and later in… Read More

UK government announces launch of global eGames tournament

The British government has announced it will be supporting an Olympics-style international eGames tournament, which will take place every four years in the host country of the current Olympiad. eGames, the first of which will be held this August in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, will be a non-profit organisation and will offer medals in place… Read More

Alibaba launches world’s highest-paying eSports tournament

Chinese internet giant Alibaba has announced that it will be launching multiple eSports tournaments, including a series called the AliSports World Electronic Sport Games (WESG). Starting this April [unofficial translation] with finals held in Shanghai in December, the Games will include competitions for Dota 2, Counter-Strike: Global Offensive, StarCraft 2: Legacy of the Void and Hearthstone…. Read More

Sony to release mobile games from new ForwardWorks studio

After pulling its PlayStation Mobile service last year, Sony is launching a new game development studio called ForwardWorks which will bring existing PlayStation content to iOS and Android devices. Based in Tokyo, the new ForwardWorks ‘will leverage the intellectual property of the numerous PlayStation dedicated software titles and its gaming characters,’ according to an English… Read More

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