• 30
    Sep

    Logitech acquires popular game streaming tool Streamlabs for around $89M

    If you’re into live-streaming video games, you’ve probably heard of Streamlabs. They make a popular, free software tool for overlaying content on top of whatever game you’re playing, allowing streamers to pop everything from sponsorship logos to donation alerts on top of their video. Logitech  has acquired the company for roughly $89 million, plus $29 million in bonus payments if the team ...
  • 26
    Sep

    Hands-on with Oculus Link: Rift who?

    Four months after its release, the Rift S is looking pretty irrelevant. My colleague Josh and I went hands-on with an early demo of Oculus  Link, a feature launching in beta in November that lets Quest users connect their headset to a PC and play games that require a bit more horsepower than the Quest’s onboard compute can handle. The differences between ...
  • 25
    Sep

    Nintendo’s ‘Mario Kart Tour’ is out now for iPhone, iPad and Android

    Mario  Kart Tour, Nintendo’s  latest mobile game, is now available on iOS for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch, as well as on Android devices. The game, like Nintendo’s other mobile releases, is free-to-play with in-app purchases (in-game currency called ‘rubies’) that you use for upgrades and unlocks. Players immediately unlock one rider and get a tutorial to start, which introduces you to the Mario Kart ...
  • 9
    Sep

    Drivetime nabs $11M from Makers Fund, Amazon and Google to build voice-based games for drivers

    Fully autonomous cars may (or may not) be just around the corner, but in the meantime, a startup that’s building in-car apps to help human drivers pass the time when behind the wheel has raised a round of funding. Drivetime — which makes voice-based trivia quizzes, games and interactive stories that people can play while driving — has raised $11 million in ...
  • 6
    Sep

    Xiaomi has shipped 100 million smartphones in India

    Xiaomi  said on Friday it has shipped over 100 million smartphones in India, its most important market, since beginning operations in the nation five years ago. The company cited figures from research firm IDC in its claim. The Chinese giant, which has held the top smartphone vendor position in India for eight straight quarters, said budget smartphone series Redmi and Redmi Note ...
  • 26
    Aug

    Watch the first look at ‘Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker’ from Disney’s big fan ...

    Disney showed off some exciting new footage from Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, the final instalment of the newest Star Wars movie trilogy at its D23 expo this past weekend. Now, that footage is available online for everyone else to see. The clip includes a swelling montage of clips from the previous two trilogies, and the last two movies of ...
  • 24
    Jul

    Nintendo Switch might soon go on sale in China via Tencent

    After months of anticipation, Nintendo  Switch is ready to shed more light on its China launch. The Japanese console giant and Tencent are “working diligently” to bring the Switch to the world’s largest market for video games, the partners announced on Weibo today, the Twitter equivalent in China. The pair did not specify a date when the portable gaming system will officially launch as ...