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Amid coronavirus outbreak, F1 drivers will compete in 'virtual races'

21 Mar 2020

Amid coronavirus outbreak, F1 drivers will compete in 'virtual races'

The spread of coronavirus has triggered a wave of cancellations and postponements, including that of several race events around the world.

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

27 Aug 2019

PUBG debuts at IIT Roorkee's annual sports festival: Details here

Immensely popular mobile game PUBG made its debut at the annual sports festival of IIT Roorkee, this year.

PUBG Mobile Club Open: Indian teams denied visa for Finals

19 Jul 2019

PUBG Mobile Club Open: Indian teams denied visa for Finals

In an unfortunate development, three Indian teams (SOUL, TeamIND and Indian Tigers), who had topped the table in the PUBG Mobile Club Open India qualifiers, have not been able to secure German visa for the Finals.

#GamingBytes: Five Indian gamers making waves in the eSports scene

24 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: Five Indian gamers making waves in the eSports scene

Owing to the advent of titles like PUBG and increasing popularity of games like DOTA, Indian eSports scene is on the rise.

Prince Harry's comment on 'Fortnite' rekindles the gaming-addiction debate

21 Jun 2019

Prince Harry's comment on 'Fortnite' rekindles the gaming-addiction debate

The popular Battle Royale game Fortnite is usually in the news for good reasons like its interesting crossovers.

#GamingBytes: This Indian PUBG Mobile team wins Rs. 42 lakh

19 Jun 2019

#GamingBytes: This Indian PUBG Mobile team wins Rs. 42 lakh

If someone asks why you keep on playing PUBG all day, here's an answer you could give them- "I'm training to earn millions like Team Soul."

#GamingBytes: Five best Indian PUBG Mobile players

13 Mar 2019

#GamingBytes: Five best Indian PUBG Mobile players

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games.

#GamingBytes: Who are the world's five best 'Fortnite' players?

25 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: Who are the world's five best 'Fortnite' players?

Fortnite by Epic Games has built a strong fan following in the Battle Royale community by constantly adding new and exciting content.

#GamingBytes: Top five Counter Strike players of India

21 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: Top five Counter Strike players of India

Counter-Strike is one of the most competitive first-person shooter games which relies on players' reflexes and shooting accuracy.

#NewsBytesExclusive: This youngster is now India's top PUBG gamer

20 Jan 2019

#NewsBytesExclusive: This youngster is now India's top PUBG gamer

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games. It enjoys immense popularity among the Indian gaming community.

#GamingBytes: Five richest gamers in the world

15 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: Five richest gamers in the world

Gaming has been a form of entertainment for a long time. However, recently, it has become a sport, with the rise of eSports tournaments.

#GamingBytes: Five best Indian PUBG Mobile players

13 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: Five best Indian PUBG Mobile players

PUBG Mobile is one of the most tactically intense Battle Royale games.

#GamingBytes: PUBG bans 12 professional players, here's why

11 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: PUBG bans 12 professional players, here's why

PUBG offers one of the most competitive Battle Royale experiences due to the tactical military approach of the gameplay.

#GamingBytes: PUBG bans some players for 3 years, here's why

03 Jan 2019

#GamingBytes: PUBG bans some players for 3 years, here's why

PUBG is one of the most intense and competitive games in the Battle Royale genre.

Nubia Red Magic Mars RNG Edition launched: Specifications, features, price

03 Jan 2019

Nubia Red Magic Mars RNG Edition launched: Specifications, features, price

As an exclusive variant of the Nubia Red Magic Mars, the ZTE-owned brand has launched the RNG Edition.

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Global Finals Dubai

01 Dec 2018

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Global Finals Dubai

PUBG Mobile has taken the eSports circuit by storm as the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Mobile Star Challenge 2018 Global Finals is being held in Dubai, as we had earlier reported.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament ill organized, says participants

28 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament ill organized, says participants

Fortnite, by Epic Games, is trying to cement its popularity in the eSports circuit by organizing the Winter Royale tournament, as we had reported.

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament to be open to all

22 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: Fortnite Winter Royale tournament to be open to all

Fortnite has already established itself as one of the most popular Battle Royale games. Now the studio, Epic, is trying to make a mark in the competitive eSports platform as well.

#GamingBytes: Games to watch out for in The Game Awards

14 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: Games to watch out for in The Game Awards

The Game Awards is the annual ceremony, honoring achievements within the video games industry.

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

07 Nov 2018

#GamingBytes: PUBG to start Global Championship Event next year

PUBG already enjoys immense popularity in the Battle Royale genre due to its realistic tactical gameplay and it is looking to further it by solidifying its eSports presence.

#GamingBytes: Mumbai based team wins PUBG Mobile Campus Championship

22 Oct 2018

#GamingBytes: Mumbai based team wins PUBG Mobile Campus Championship

PUBG Mobile Campus Championship is the first major eSports tournament, to be held in India.

#GamingBytes: Indian Counter-Strike pro caught cheating in tournament

21 Oct 2018

#GamingBytes: Indian Counter-Strike pro caught cheating in tournament

Counter-Strike is one of the most competitive multiplayer games and has an incredibly loyal fan base.

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Mobile Star Challenge

25 Sep 2018

#GamingBytes: All about the PUBG Mobile Star Challenge

PUBG Mobile is one of the most popular mobile games that draws new players every day.

#GamingBytes: Epic announces $10 million for Fortnite Fall Skirmish

11 Sep 2018

#GamingBytes: Epic announces $10 million for Fortnite Fall Skirmish

Fortnite is one of the most popular 'Battle Royale' games to have eSports tournaments.

Winner of India's first PUBG tournament to get Rs. 15lakh

08 Sep 2018

Winner of India's first PUBG tournament to get Rs. 15lakh

India is getting its first major eSports tournament, as Tencent Games announced it will host the 'PUBG MOBILE Campus Championship 2018', a college level tournament with a prize pool of Rs. 50 lakh.

#GamingBytes: This person earns $560,000/month by playing video games

26 Aug 2018

#GamingBytes: This person earns $560,000/month by playing video games

Tyler Blevins is a 26-year-old video game streamer, known online as Ninja.

#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games

26 Aug 2018

#CareerBytes: You can now learn how to play video games

Interestingly, there are several academies coming up around Seoul, which teach professional gaming to children.

#GamingBytes: The International has record prize-pool of $24.9 million

21 Aug 2018

#GamingBytes: The International has record prize-pool of $24.9 million

DOTA 2's The International is the world's biggest eSports tournament. The 2018 edition's main event started on August 20 and will end in 4 days time.

Man vs AI: Musk's bot crushes pro-gamer in DOTA 2

14 Aug 2017

Man vs AI: Musk's bot crushes pro-gamer in DOTA 2

At games company Valve's annual 'Defense of the Ancients (DOTA) 2' tournament, an Artificial Intelligence (AI) bot just stunned the gaming community.

Esports to generate $1.5 billion in revenue by 2020

22 Mar 2017

Esports to generate $1.5 billion in revenue by 2020

Esports is set to become a $1.5 billion market with an audience base of around 600 million by 2020.