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For the second year running, PAX Aus has had to be cancelled, but like a great game player with several lives up their sleeve, PAX is dusting itself off and restoring to an online spawn point.

Published in Entertainment

AMD's star has been rising ever since it launched its Ryzen and EPYC processors, with AMD bringing back much-needed competition to the computing space, making PCs great again and putting the super into supercomputing, and AMD's MD of Sales for the APJ region joined us on iTWireTV to talk about it all.

Published in Guest Interviews
Monday, 31 May 2021 10:44

Optus launches Internet gamer plan

Optus has launched a new home Internet plan specifically designed for gamers which it says aims to not only provide great WiFi coverage, but will also address congestion issues for gamers in households where multiple devices are being used, by prioritising their gaming traffic within the home or premises.

Published in Entertainment

With over 10% of gaming revenue coming from in-game gambling, such as loot boxes, the University of Sydney says game developers are operating in an increasingly competitive sphere, and are looking to in-game gambling to increase revenue, arguably to detriment of players.

Published in Entertainment

Australia's biggest telco says it is "always looking for ways to bring 5G to life in more places, and to show off what it is truly capable of," and it's why Telstra is "teaming up with Augmented Reality (AR) gaming developer, Niantic, to bring a new multiplayer game to Australia."

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Be it gaming, cosplay, comics, an artist alley, family activities and community groups, including a brand new area dedicated to speed running with the help of Spawn Point Bar, this is one cool event you won't want to miss!

Published in Entertainment

For the first time, the Australian Open 2021 will "feature top level competitive gaming every weekend with the Fortnite Champion Series OCE qualifying and finals broadcast live on Australian Open Twitch and Youtube."

Published in Entertainment

Australian game designer and esports entrepreneur, Luke Millanta, was awarded the Guinness World Records title in late 2020 for ‘Most followed content creator on Steam’. Not bad for a hobby!

Published in Entertainment

Social distancing and stay-home restrictions have brought about a boom in the number of Australians playing video games, with 762,000 new gamers getting into gaming during the COVID-19 pandemic crisis, according to a new survey.

Published in Entertainment

Sony has been hit with penalties of $3.5 million for misrepresenting PlayStation gamers’ rights after the competition watchdog, the ACCC, took Sony to court for making false and misleading representations on its website and in dealings with Australian consumers about their Australian Consumer Law rights.

Published in Entertainment
Wednesday, 05 December 2018 12:23

OVH, MyRepublic team up on offer for gamers

Global hyper-scale cloud provider OVH has formed a partnership with Asia Pacific telecom operator MyRepublic to offer the telco’s gamer customers access to OVH’s dedicated servers at exclusive rates.

Published in Entertainment

Singapore telecommunications provider Singtel has launched an ultra-fast broadband service called 1+1 Gbps Fibre Pro Gamer Bundle, aimed specifically at online gamers.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Asus has launched the "first 17.3-inch gaming laptop under 400mm wide with an ultrafast display and a bevy of powerful gaming features".

Published in Home Tech

Cyber security defenders face "increasing threats from organisations in the form of bot-based credential abuse targeting the hospitality industry and advanced distributed denial of service attacks".

Published in Security

The chief of NBN Co, the company rolling out Australia's national broadband network, has blamed gamers for congestion at peak times on the fixed wireless network and hinted that they may be subject to slower speeds to fix the problem.

Published in Telecoms & NBN

Global computer manufacturer ASUS says it’s repeatedly been asked when it  will make a gaming phone. That day is Monday, as it announced the ROG Phone.

Published in Mobility

With PC gamers on the cutting edge of performance and hyper-realistic immersiveness featuring ever richer and more intensive visual content, you will surely feel the need for super fast storage speed!

PAX 2017 is Melbourne's "pop culture" and gaming expo, with Microsoft to showcase its most powerful Xbox yet, the One X with a suite of great games, most with 4K, HDR and 60fps visuals.

Published in Entertainment
Thursday, 02 February 2017 11:09

Millions of gamers' accounts hacked

The details of 2.5 million gamers, who had accounts on Xbox360ISO.com or PSPISO.com, have been exposed on the Internet, having been hacked in late 2015.

Published in Security

With gaming console-based VR headsets and technology to account for more than 50% of hardware revenues, they’ll interestingly make up only 27% of shipments as smartphone VR will also grow.

Published in Home Tech
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