E3 Highlights: Microsoft and Ubisoft Return Stronger Than Ever
After canceling one of the most significant annual gaming events in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, E3 has returned in style on 12 Jun. 2021. This year’s gaming expo was broadcast online, offering publishers and developers a new way to display their most anticipated games. Microsoft and Ubisoft
Mavix Enters Exclusive Chair Partnership with NSG
Gaming chair specialists Mavix have signed a partnership with the esports infrastructure company Nerd Street Gamers (NSG). The deal will make Mavix NSG’s exclusive partner, providing gaming chairs for all Localhost offices and esports tournaments. The two companies will also work together on influ
COVID-19 Pandemic Boosts Demand for Solid State Drives
The International Data Corporation (IDC) predicts strong growth in global SSD demand and sales revenue over the next four years. IDC estimates that the Solid State Drive unit shipment will increase at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 7.8% until 2025. During the same period, SSD sales revenue
Team Queso and Razer’s New Partnership Gets Crowned With Chairs
Spanish esports organization, Team Queso, announced its new partnership with Razer, a world-renowned gaming software and hardware company, on June 1. As the official gaming chair partner, Razer will supply players from Team Queso with Razer Iskur chairs during the two-year partnership. The Iskur
Nvidia’s GeForce RTX 3080 Ti and 3070 Ti Officially Announced
Nvidia has finally lifted the veil off the Ti versions of two of its most popular GPUs. Not only that, but both of them are launching very soon. The beefier of the two, the RTX 3080 Ti, is set to arrive in stores on June 3 with a $1,199 price tag. A week later, on June 10, the RTX 3070 Ti will la
AMD To Launch FidelityFX Technology Later This Month
AMD is making its long-awaited FidelityFX technology available on June 22. The so-called super-sampling technology is a direct rival to Nvidia’s DLSS and it’s designed to drastically improve the performance in PC games without sacrificing the level of detail. AMD claims this technology can do
CD Projekt Still Waiting For Cyberpunk’s Return to PlayStation Store
CD Projekt said they are waiting for the green light from Sony to return Cyberpunk 2077 to the PlayStation Store. The game was delisted from the store shortly after its release in December 2020.  Cyberpunk 2077, the long-awaited dystopian sci-fi RPG, had a long list of technical issues and bugs.
Chip Shortage Forces AMD to Pivot Away From Budget Processors
As the semiconductor industry reels from shortages caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, AMD is struggling to meet CPU demand. The company is responding to the crisis by prioritizing high-end CPUs and GPUs for the commercial market rather than budget chips for PCs. Speaking at an investor event hosted
Ubisoft Puts Free-To-Play Games Under the Spotlight
The company behind the Assassin’s Creed and Far Cry franchises, Ubisoft, announced on its full-year earnings call on May 11 that it’ll focus on the launch of free-to-play games and rely less on premium AAA games. The publisher called for a free-to-play push as part of the company’s “finan
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