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Disney plans sale of video-game unit acquired from Fox

FoxNet makes free-to-play mobile games based on entertainment properties, such as the hit Marvel Strike Force.

Cloud gaming faces challenges as Google prepares launch

Google unveiled details of its nascent streaming video platform Stadia at this week's Gamescom trade fair in Cologne in the hope it can gain massive traction among hardcore gamers.

Top ‘Fortnite’ streamer Ninja leaves Amazon’s Twitch to join Microsoft’s Mixer

Ninja has streamed himself playing alongside rappers Drake and Travis Scott and often appears on Instagram and Twitter alongside football players Neymar Jr and Harry Kane.

‘Pokémon Masters’ prepares for launch with August date

Would-be players can sign up in advance of its upcoming release on Google Play for Android devices and the App Store for iOS devices.

‘Twisted Metal’ car game confirmed for TV show

The franchise debuted in 1995 on the original PlayStation console and was characterised by a weaponised ice cream truck operated by a psychotic clown called Sweet Tooth.

Capcom Home Arcade is an arcade stick with 16 games built...

With a roster of retro classics spanning "Final Fight" and "Mega Man" to "Street Fighter II" and "Darkstalkers," the Capcom Home Arcade packs a combination punch through high-quality parts and a relatively high price tag.

Heavy screen time appears to impact children’s brains

Kids who spend more than two hours a day on screens score worse on language and reasoning tests.

Japan Game Awards 2018: ‘Monster Hunter: World’ wins top prize

Expanding on a well-established series formula while becoming more accessible for newcomers, it became a best-selling entry and then the publisher's biggest hit over a 40-year history.

Electronic Arts delays popular video game, sinking stock

The launch date of Battlefield V was delayed by four weeks to Nov 20, and EA also cut its forecast for the fiscal year ending in March.

‘Fortnite’ fever may be cooling

The free online game's revenue grew just 2% in July, despite creator Epic Games releasing a new season of its "battle pass" offering digital perks and added challenges.

‘Fortnite’ gaming star defends not playing with women

"Fortnite" became an eSports phenomenon after the release of a free "Battle Royale" mode that lets up to 100 players vie to be the last character standing on an ever-shrinking terrain.

EA apologises for cutting Kaepernick’s name from Madden soundtrack

It is believed that the removal of mentions of Colin Kaepernick is related to his willingness to protest during the playing of the US national anthem.

Hit video game Halo gets TV drama series adaptation

The series will run for 10 episodes.

‘Spider-Man’ info leaks but Tom Holland is innocent

More early "Spider-Man" information has made its way into the public domain but this time courtesy of a video game voice actor rather than the movie franchise lead

School shooter video game draws criticism

The game, "Active Shooter," is to be released by Valve Corp. of Bellevue, Washington, on June 6 for between $5 and $10.

Chipmaker Nvidia sees fewer crypto miners, more gamers in future

Too many cryptocurrency clients and fewer cloud computing orders than expected underwhelmed Nvidia Corp investors on Thursday, although the graphics chip maker said a supply shortage that hit its core video game audience had eased.

Activision’s forecasts disappoint as battle with Fortnite, PUBG escalates

Activision Blizzard Inc's forecasts for the current quarter and full year came in below Wall Street estimates as the video game publisher faces competition from free digital games such as Fortnite and PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds.

Lindsay Lohan loses ‘Grand Theft Auto’ appeal

Lindsay Lohan had previously accused Take-Two Interactive Software Inc of invading her privacy by including characters in "Grand Theft Auto V" which she claimed were based on her.

Next ‘Assassin’s Creed’ set for Greece

As Greek god Kratos swaps his homeland for a mythic Scandinavia in April's "God of War," it appears that the "Assassin's Creed" franchise has set its sights on an Ancient Greek stop-off.

A salute to the greatest video-game hero

Mario is truly the most iconic video-game character of all time.

Capcom’s Monster Hunter World debuts to strong gaming reviews

Monster Hunter World received excellent reviews from Eurogamer, IGN, and Metacritic.

MCMC wants download of ‘Fights of Gods’ disabled

Minister Salleh Said Keruak says video game degrades religions and religious leaders, and poses a huge threat to racial unity and harmony.

New video game features Jesus, Buddha as fighters

Religious leaders in Malaysia want government to act against Fight of Gods, a game developed in Taiwan, saying it must be banned and blocked from download.