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Why Sony is Launching “PlayStation PC” & Porting Its Biggest Games

Sony Interactive Entertainment has reportedly registered the name of a new branch of its PlayStation brand - PlayStation PC. While the name currently appears to be a formality, it does give another string signal that Sony may be planning to...

Netflix is Adding Video Games to its Subscription Service

Subscription-based on-demand video streaming platform Netflix is reportedly planning to add games to its subscription service sometime within the next year. The California-based company recently hired Mike Verdu, formerly of EA and Facebook's Oculus VR gaming platform, as "vice president...

Microsoft Shuts Down Streaming Platform Mixer, Partners with Facebook Gaming

Microsoft is closing its Mixer video game live-streaming service on 22 July 2020 with plans to move existing partners and streamers over to Facebook Gaming. Mixer, launched in 2016, will now no longer be operated by Microsoft as a service....

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Again

Cyberpunk 2077, the highly anticipated open-world RPG from the studio that brought gamers the Witcher series, has been delayed for the second time in one year. Its new release date its set for 19 November 2020, moved from previously set...

Global Video Game Market to Hit $92 Billion in Value This Year

As one of the leading forms of entertainment today, the video games industry continues to generate remarkable profits from its huge player base. According to data gathered by GCN, the global video games market is set to jump over...

Over 1.56-Billion Gaming Consoles Sold Worldwide

Sony’s PlayStation 2 remains the best selling game console of all time, two decades after its release. Data gathered by Learnbonds.com indicates that by March 2020 approximately 1.56-billion game consoles of different brands have been sold globally with PlayStation...

Tokyo Game Show 2020 Cancelled due to COVID-19

The organisers of the Tokyo Game Show have announced that this year's event has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. TGS 2020 was scheduled to take place from 24 to 27 September at the Makuhari Messe convention centre...

‘Animal Crossing’ Boosts Nintendo’s Profits as Videogame Demand Soars

The success of the Nintendo Switch during the worldwide pandemic has propelled Japanese entertainment company to a stand-out year. Nintendo says that it had made 352-billion yen ($3.3-billion) in operating profit for the fiscal year ending in March - a...

World’s Largest Gaming Event E3 2020 Officially Cancelled

IT News Africa previously reported on the supposed cancellation of the Electronic Entertainment Expo - E3 - for 2020, with many publications stating that companies close to the event were in the process of pulling out as the cancellation...
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