Gaming

AGES 2016 - where is the missing money?
AGES 2016 eSport event promised a total RM1 million to the winners - but they have yet to be paid. The organisers, Platinum Eden have not responded to DNA queries and their phone is now disconnected.  
New predators assault Malaysia
Acer brings two new Predator gaming systems to Malaysia. Both are ready for VR and support Killer DoubleShot Pro networking. This allows the use of both wireless and ethernet at the same time.  
Can corruption in videogames be curbed?
The seedy world of videogame gambling was recently thrust into the spotlight after the revelation that two highly successful YouTubers were promoting a gambling site that they also happened to own. Videogames and eSports, despite being worth over US $100 billion every year, have no unified international agencies with powers to investigate and ban bad actors - like NBA, ICC or FIFA.
Cyberjaya hosts Bournemouth University’s creative gathering
Global Festival of Learning tour culminates in Cyberjaya Roundtable session with creatives from UK and Malaysia  
Will China devour the global videogame industry?
Chinese giants like Tencent Holdings are on an acquisition spree in the global videogame market. With China's poor history on privacy and a track record of spying, these acquisitions raise significant concerns, writes Ajith Ram
What exactly do modern gamers want?
Summary: The old adage is that gamers want speed, but maybe they just want convenience instead, writes Benjamin Cher.  
Will Microsoft kill PC gaming?
Over the years, Microsoft has proved itself to be a untrustworthy partner for PC game developers and publishers. With revenues shrinking in other sectors, the company might be forced to make Windows Store the exclusive sales portal for all Windows games and software. Or it could demand royalties from competing sales portals such as Steam.  
Will marriage of Windows gaming and Xbox One work?
Windows 10 features coming to Xbox Includes Cortana and Windows Store   IF all marriages were made in heaven, as the saying goes, then Microsoft's Xbox division would be on top of the world at the moment. But as too many people can attest, marriages can also be made in hell or at least, purgatory.
Will lack of AAA games hurt VR gaming?
The big game publishers such as EA and Activision are yet to commit fully to VR. VR gaming is also hampered by a fragmented hardware scene with incompatible devices and lack of standards.  
Developer denies inventing Terminator Skynet
Developer denies creating 'Terminator' style AI for Elite: Dangerous videogame. AI becomes too hard for human players.
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