Google: Debut for the streaming videogame service

Streaming ‎‎Video‎‎ has already started to transform music, cinema and television. Now comes the time for videogames, as ‎‎Google launches the new game-streaming platform Stadia, which will be in cloud computing and accessible to users online on November 19th. The new platform, based on the huge power of Google’s computing centers to “run” the games, Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Bad News: The online game that shields users from fake news

An online game, in nine languages, among them in Greek, where users play the role of fake news producers, works effectively as a “vaccine” against misinformation as it helps people develop more psychological resistance to political and other propaganda when they meet it in reality at some point. This was announced by British researchers at Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

‎Malware attacks with fake video games

Digital criminals exploit the growing demand for video games by distributing malware through fake copies of the most popular ones. More than 930,000 users have been attacked in one year from early June 2018 to early June 2019. More than a third of the attacks have focused on just three games. Video gaming has been Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Ubisoft launches a subscription gaming service‎

At $15 a month, Ubisoft’s “Uplay Plus” service offers subscribers the ability to play all the new company titles. In addition to this feature, those who choose to subscribe to “Uplay Plus” will have the opportunity to view additional content, as well as extras for each title, ulike those who choose to buy a game Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Project Scarlett, Microsoft’s new powerful gaming console

Microsoft presented, during the E3 Games show in Los Angeles, the next-generation “Xbox console“, which is currently known as “Project Scarlett” and is expected to be released in late 2020. The new gaming machine will have four times more power than today’s “Xbox One X”, thanks to a new, much stronger AMD processor. It will Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The new Facebook Virtual Reality Helmets ready for launch

The commercial launch begins for the ‎‎virtual reality helmets of Oculus, which belongs to Facebook‎‎. Oculus Rift S and Quest VR have been around for quite some time, but now it seems that the time has come for their commercial launch. Oculus Quest is a complete virtual reality system that can run independently of a Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

The future of Xbox comes without CDs

The big bet for consoles is to become 100% digital. Or, at least one of the most important goals highlighted in the list of key players in the gaming industry is to eliminate CDs. A few days ago we saw Sony focusing on the digital capabilities of the highly anticipated PlayStation 5. But what the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Stadia: Google is dynamically entering the gaming market

The online gaming market was one of the few in the digital technologies sector where Google had not made any serious moves but this is set to change in 2019 as the online giant announced a new video game streaming service that has the Greek name Stadia! The announcement of the new platform was made Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Artificial Intelligence creates digital worlds from simple sketches

Creating a virtual digital environment is a process that normally takes time, as those who deal with online games know very well. Every detail requires special processing and powerful “Chip” of graphics processing 3D shapes, lighting, textures etc. Games with cutting-edge graphics require “armies” of developers who have been working for years. However, this may not be necessary, thanks to Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …

Microsoft prepares an Xbox without optical disc support

Microsoft is to unveil the next generation of “Xbox”, within the next two years, from which however it lacks the standard to date support of optical drives. According to the publication of the “Thurrott” website, the company is expected to present an upgraded version of the “Xbox One” soon, but is also preparing for the next-generation console to be launched by 2020. This is the family of devices codenamed “Scarlett”, which, according to the Διαβάστε Περισσότερα …