Amazon Announces Luna, Its Own „Netflix for Gamers”
Bartlomiej Sagan, 25 September 2020, 12:25
Amazon announced Luna, a video game streaming service to compete with similar services from Google, Nvidia or Microsoft. The official controller and list of launch titles were also revealed.
Google Gives Up on Another Service
Agnes Adamus, 07 August 2020, 22:29
Google Play Music will close soon. The service will be phased out gradually and will end between October and the end of the year. At the same time, Google encourages subscribers to move their collections to YouTube Music.
Discord Breaks With the Image of Being a Paltform for Gamers
Sodar, 01 July 2020, 14:54
Discord has so far been associated mainly with conversations of players during online games. Now this is to change. The program will be profiled more towards a universal communicator for the community.
Microsoft Pulls the Plug on Mixer
Jacob Blazewicz, 22 June 2020, 21:57
Microsoft ceases further development of the streaming platform Mixer. Users of the service will have to move to Facebook, although not all recognizable streamers can take advantage of this offer.
PS Now Becoming Increasingly Popular
Christian Pieniazek, 19 May 2020, 19:27
PlayStation Now, Sony's video game streaming service, is becoming increasingly popular. The Japanese reported that the number of its users has doubled since October 2019.
YouTube Changes Default Video Quality in Europe
Paul Wozniak, 20 March 2020, 22:14
Like Netflix, YouTube has also decided to take action to reduce data consumption in the current period in Europe. However, the method used by Google will not be so intrusive - only the default video quality will be changed.
99.9% of Hacked Microsoft Accounts Were Not Properly Secured
Laty, 10 March 2020, 12:26
Microsoft engineers warn against hackers who hack into accounts without multi-step authentication enabled. 1.2 million accounts were attacked un January alone.
LoL Official Forum Will be Closed
Paul Wozniak, 02 March 2020, 15:33
Riot Games has announced that the official forum of League of Legends will close on March 16, this year. The community has launched an action to backup all threads and files.
Over Million Players Have Used GeForce Now
qjin, 21 February 2020, 21:06
Nvidia announced on its blog that GeForce Now game streaming service is very popular. We've learned that over a million players have used it so far.
Facebook Lite Gets Dark Mode
Peter Doron, 17 February 2020, 13:39
Facebook implements Dark Mode in subsequent applications. After Messenger and Instagram it was time for Facebook Lite. Seems like dark mode in the base Facebook mobile app is a matter of time.
Changes in GeForce Now; There Will be a Paid Subscription [Updated]
Bart Swiatek, 05 February 2020, 19:06
It appears that Nvidia is planning to make changes to GeForce Now. The company intends to introduce a paid subscription, which will offer additional options - including ray tracing in games. Free accounts will be subject to greater restrictions than during ongoing beta-tests.
EA: Streaming Will Bring in Another Billion Players to Gaming
Michael Kulakowski, 26 November 2019, 23:54
One of the heads of Electronic Arts made it clear that in the coming years the company will invest heavily in cloud computing and video game streaming. The company believes that in this way it will be able to reach one billion new players around the world.
YouTube Will be Able to Close Accounts That Bring no Profits
Laty, 12 November 2019, 20:22
PS Now has 1 Million Subscribers, Sony Boasts
Jacob Blazewicz, 30 October 2019, 21:45
Sony has boasted the current number of PlayStation Now subscribers. The game streaming service of the Japanese company is already used by one million people.
Riot Games May Create a Social Networking Website With Mods
Paul Wozniak, 16 October 2019, 15:39
Riot Forge trademarks registered by Riot Games indicate that the studio works on a social networking website that would brings together people playing games from the developer. Most likely, you will also be able to create and share mods.
Nintendo Sues Another ROM Website; Millions of Dollars are at Stake
Jacob Blazewicz, 12 September 2019, 15:33
Nintendo has filed another lawsuit in connection with illegal sharing of games on the Internet. This time it was the RomUniverse website, from which the publisher demands substantial compensation.
Google Play Store Will Also Have its Own Subscription
Barth Faryna, 10 September 2019, 12:38
There is much to suggest that Google Play will follow the example of other platforms and will also introduce a subscription. The service will be called Google Play Pass and will be competing with Apple Arcade.
Google Stadia - Price, Release date and Launch Titles [Updated]
Christian Pieniazek, 07 June 2019, 11:50
Stadia, i.e. the streaming platform from Google, will debut later this year. Thanks to a leak, we already know how much we will have to pay for the opportunity to check it, and we the first titles that will be released on the new platform.
Google Maps and Google Search Soon With Incognito Mode
Milosz Szubert, 08 May 2019, 13:02
During the I/O 2019 conference, Google announced the extension of incognito mode to other applications, which will allow more private use. This feature will soon appear in Google Maps and Google search engine.
"Future Is Private" - Facebook Will Focus On Smaller Communities
Jakub Mirowski, 01 May 2019, 20:36
During the Facebook developers' conference, Mark Zuckerberg announced a new direction of development for the platform. The popular social website will now focus on protecting the privacy of users and small communities.
Apple Wil Invest Millions in Apple Arcade
Conrad Hazi, 15 April 2019, 22:06
Apple intends to invest as much as $500 million in its gaming service. Apple Arcade is to work similarly to Xbox Game Pass and offer numerous exclusive titles available for a monthly subscription to iPhone, iPad and Apple TV owners.
Disney+ US Launch Date and Price
Christian Pieniazek, 13 April 2019, 00:33
Disney+ will debut in the USA this year and the monthly fee for using the service will be significantly lower than a Netflix subscription. The company has also shared a list of planned features and attractions.
Firefox and Chrome Will Block Notification Pop-Ups
Agnes Adamus, 03 April 2019, 23:53
Mozilla and Google will battle unwanted notifications popping up in. Both companies are working on solutions for their browsers, which are to reduce the number of irritating notifications.
Streaming Constitutes Almost Half of Music Industry Revenue
Bart Swiatek, 03 April 2019, 15:30
A report prepared by the International Federation of the Phonographic Industry (IFPI) suggests that streaming is responsible for 47% of global music industry revenue.
Battle Royale Games Boost Sales of High-Speed Internet
Milosz Szubert, 26 March 2019, 16:46
Due to the increasing popularity of online games such as Fortnite, 31% of homesteads in Great Britain have decided to upgrade their Internet speed. The data was published by MoneySuperMarket.
Blood and Truth - New Trailer and Release Date
Adrian Werner, 25 March 2019, 23:49
During the State of Play event, Sony showed a new trailer of the action game Blood & Truth. Sony also announced the release date.
Apple Arcade: New Video Game Subscription Service
ElMundo, 25 March 2019, 23:09
During today's conference, Apple revealed the Apple Arcade service, enabling us to access over 100 exclusive titles for iOS and MacOS for a monthly fee.
Apple Develops a Premium Subscription for Mobile Games?
Jacob Blazewicz, 24 March 2019, 22:55
Bloomberg agency shared a piece of interesting information about the Apple company. According to the agency's sources, the American company plans to reveal a paid video game subscription service akin to Xbox Game Pass.
Facebook Stored Unencrypted User Passwords
Frozen, 22 March 2019, 22:17
Passwords of hundreds of millions of Facebook users were stored on company servers in unencrypted form since at least seven years, reports KrebsOnSecurity.
Google Stadia Requires 25 Mb/s For Smooth 1080p in 60fps
ElMundo, 21 March 2019, 10:29
Phil Harrison, the boss of Google Stadia project, has shared some information about the bandwidth required to be able to play in FullHD and 60 fps.
Apple VOD - Competition For Netflix and HBO GO?
Konrad Serafinski, 12 March 2019, 16:55
Is Apple planning to reveal VOD this month? The company has sent invitations to a spring conference, which is to take place on March 25.
Epic Games Store Lacks Even Most Basic Account Security Measures
Christian Pieniazek, 05 March 2019, 22:38
Registering an account on Epic Games Store is as easy as pie – the user isn't even obliged to verify the email address they've provided.
Paradox Launches a Dedicated Multi-platform Mod Website
Michael Kulakowski, 21 February 2019, 00:09
Paradox Interactive has launched a new multi-platform mod service for the studio's titles, such as Cities: Skylines or Surviving Mars.
Google Will Unveil a Game Streaming Platform
Bart Swiatek, 20 February 2019, 14:14
Good chances are that Google will reveal its game streaming platform, currently known as Project Yeti or Project Stream, during this year's GDC.
Google Won't Block Ad Blockers
Bart Swiatek, 18 February 2019, 14:00
Google decided to withdraw from the planned changes to the Chromium engine, the technology behind the Chrome browser, which were to prevent users from employing ad-blocking browser plugins.
Razer Game Store Closes After 10 Months
Adrian Werner, 17 February 2019, 16:47
Razer Game Store, the digital distribution service founded by the dedicated gaming peripherals manufacturer, will close by the end of this month.
The World Cracks Down on Pirate Websites
Conrad Hazi, 13 February 2019, 22:53
Websites with games, films, music and other illegal materials are increasingly often being blocked by internet providers. The scale of their activities is growing and their efficiency is being praised by MPA.
Tencent Invests $150 Million in Reddit
Bart Swiatek, 12 February 2019, 23:38
The Chinese Tencent corporation has invested 150 mln dollars in Reddit. The famous message board intends to use the money to develop its own advertising platform and expand on new markets.
Spotify Will Ban for Ad Blockers
Adrian Werner, 09 February 2019, 19:04
Soon, Spotify will change its treatment of users that block the site’s ads. The company intends to ban any account on which ad blockers are detected.
Firefox Will Disable Automatic Video Playback
ElMundo, 05 February 2019, 16:21
Soon Mozilla Firefox will be able to turn off automatic playback of video materials.
YouTube May Remove Thumbs Down
Frozen, 05 February 2019, 13:40
YouTube intends to put a leash on thumbs down as counterattack against haters who took a liking to bombing contents of some particular creators.
Android, iOS and Switch Get Xbox Live Support
Bart Swiatek, 04 February 2019, 15:38
Microsoft plans to expand Xbox Live support on Android and iOS devices, as well as the Nintendo Switch console.
Facebook paid users for sensitive data
Bart Swiatek, 31 January 2019, 13:57
Tech Crunch reports that Facebook used a special app to collect the data of its users for money.
YouTube plans to reduce the visibility so-called borderline content
Bart Swiatek, 29 January 2019, 22:48
YouTube informed that it intends to change the website’s system of recommendations – the aim is to limit the visibility of so-called borderline content.
Google Chrome may disable ad-blocks
Agnes Adamus, 24 January 2019, 14:31
Google is getting ready to take on advertising blocking (using AdBlock type plug-ins). The most popular browser will probably see a modification of the employed engine - Chromium.
Netflix raises prices in US and other countries
Michael Grygorcewicz, 16 January 2019, 14:43
The world's largest VoD provider has increased the price of all its packages guaranteeing access to the library of films and popular series by several percent. The increases has not reached Europe yet.
8 changes coming to Steam in 2019
Milosz Szubert, 15 January 2019, 12:58
The annual Steam summary has brought a list of changes to be implemented to the service in 2019.
Facebook Messenger gets Dark Mode?
ElMundo, 02 January 2019, 13:04
It seems like the Dark Mode is finally coming to Facebook Messenger, the new layout is currently being tested in several undisclosed countries.
Battle.net transformation begins now
luckie, 24 March 2017, 14:43
Battle.net's official app is now renamed to Blizzard App. With this first step, the company behind the games like World of Warcraft and StarCraft has begun the rebranding of its central online service.
Find interesting games faster thanks to Steam Discovery Update 2.0
luckie, 08 November 2016, 13:43
Browsing through the Steam Store hasn't been overly convenient so far. Fortunately, the Discovery Update 2.0 has implemented a bunch of cool features that make the interface clearer.