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Dutch freeze court action against Pokemon Go makers

Dutch authorities said today they have suspended plans to sue the US makers of Pokemon Go after the company deleted its virtual pets from a protected beach in The Hague.

Microsoft managed to sell only 20 million Xbox One consoles: Report

US tech giant Microsoft originally aimed to sell 200 million consoles of Xbox One but only managed to sell about 20 million units since its launch in 2013, media reported on Monday.

9Apps, Disney tie-up to offer 300 mobile games in India
9Apps, Disney tie-up to offer 300 mobile games in India

9Apps, part of Alibaba Group has announced its tie-up with Disney India`s Interactive business to host and promote over 300 popular mobile games from its gaming catalogue.

HC notice to US firm on PIL seeking ban on Pokemon Go
HC notice to US firm on PIL seeking ban on Pokemon Go

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the US-based developer of Pokemon Go on a PIL seeking ban on the location based-augmented reality game in India for "posing danger to public safety".

New speech technology enables kids to control video game
New speech technology enables kids to control video game

Disney researchers have designed a speech recognition system for kids that can sort through overlapping speech, side talk and creative pronunciations of young children, allowing them to control a video game character.

Does Pokemon Go hurt religious sentiments? Gujarat HC asks centre, state govt to respond
Does Pokemon Go hurt religious sentiments? Gujarat HC asks centre, state govt to respond

A PIL has been filed in the Gujarat High Court against developers of Pokemon Go, alleging it hurts religious sentiments of certain communities by showing eggs in places of worship.

Pokemon Go fever fading in United States
Pokemon Go fever fading in United States

Pokemon Go is still number one mobile game in Singapore.

Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned from playing the game
Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned from playing the game

People who cheat in Pokemon Go will now be banned from playing the augmented reality game, thanks to its developer which is cracking down on violators.

Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned from playing game
Pokemon Go cheaters to be banned from playing game

People who cheat in Pokemon Go will now be banned from playing the augmented reality game, thanks to its developer which is cracking down on violators.

Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic
Pokemon hunt leads to glory for Google-born Niantic

Born in Google`s shadow, Niantic strode into the spotlight with a mobile internet spin on hunting Pokemon but can the obsession with the game lead to long-term financial success?

New wearable touchpad can help you write, play games
New wearable touchpad can help you write, play games

Researchers have developed a highly stretchable touch panel that can be used to write words and play electronic games, an advance that could lead to flexible and wearable devices with a variety of applications.

Microsoft buys interactive game streaming startup
Microsoft buys interactive game streaming startup

Microsoft said it is bolstering its Xbox arsenal with the purchase of a startup specializing in letting people join in the fun while watching live-streamed game play.

Online video games may boost teenagers' intelligence
Online video games may boost teenagers' intelligence

While spending hours on Facebook or other social media sites can lead to bad results in school, playing video games may not have such adverse effects. A new study has found that online video games can even sharpen math, science and reading skills in teenagers.

New imaging technique could make Pokemon Go more realistic
New imaging technique could make Pokemon Go more realistic

MIT scientists have developed a new imaging technique that could help make virtual characters such as Pokemon appear to convincingly interact with real objects.

Taiwan tries to drive Pokemon Go off the road
Taiwan tries to drive Pokemon Go off the road

Taiwan has demanded the developers of Pokemon Go make its highways off limits for the augmented reality game after more than 1,200 people were caught playing while driving.

RummyCircle launches thrilling TVC for Rummy lovers
RummyCircle launches thrilling TVC for Rummy lovers

RummyCircle an online and mobile gaming platform has launched a new TVC, encapsulating the thrill and excitement of playing Rummy online.

 

No more 'Pokemon Go' at Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial
No more 'Pokemon Go' at Hiroshima atomic bomb memorial

It was a bit touch and go for Hiroshima officials, but the atomic bomb memorial park in the western Japanese city is now Pokemon No.

Hundreds of drivers in Taiwan fined after Pokemon Go launch
Hundreds of drivers in Taiwan fined after Pokemon Go launch

Nearly 350 drivers in Taiwan were slapped with fines for playing on their phones after Pokemon Go launched on the island, which has already resulted in broken legs and museum bans.

Young man killed while playing Pokemon at tourist attraction
Young man killed while playing Pokemon at tourist attraction

A 20-year-old man was shot to death while playing "Pokemon Go" at a tourist attraction along San Francisco's waterfront, authorities and a family friend said on Sunday.

 Pokemon Go fans shocked after update resets their progress
Pokemon Go fans shocked after update resets their progress

Hundreds of Pokemon Go fans were left in disbelief after an update reset the widely popular augmented reality game, wiping out three weeks worth of Pokemon catching.

Pokemon Go launched in 15 Asia-Pacific nations –Know the list
Pokemon Go launched in 15 Asia-Pacific nations –Know the list

The highly anticipated augmented reality game Pokemon Go finally launched in Thailand on Saturday, along with 14 other countries in the Asia-Pacific.

Jugnoo integrates ''Pokemon Go'' on its portal
Jugnoo integrates ''Pokemon Go'' on its portal

Appease your Pokemon bug with Jugnoo`s latest integration `Pokemon Go` on its app. The integration is corresponding to the advisory issued `Do not drive and play Pokemon Go`, by the game developer Niantic Labs and most of the governments around the world, in public interest.

Pokemon Go creators launch game in Rio ahead of Games
Pokemon Go creators launch game in Rio ahead of Games

Creators of Pokemon Go on Wednesday said the blockbuster mobile game has been released in Brazil just in time for the Rio Olympics which start on Friday.

Pokemon Go creators sued for property 'invasion'
Pokemon Go creators sued for property 'invasion'

Fed up with Pokemon Go players catching creatures on his property, an American has filed a lawsuit against the creators of the widely popular location- based augmented reality game.

Fake Pokemon Go apps found in Indian cyberspace; users alerted
Fake Pokemon Go apps found in Indian cyberspace; users alerted

With the smartphone-based reality game Pokemon Go gaining popularity, cyber security sleuths have issued an alert against some fake and malicious apps prowling in the Indian web space which can seriously compromise an individual's phone.

Pokemon Go creator wants more tie-ups like McDonald's Japan
Pokemon Go creator wants more tie-ups like McDonald's Japan

The creator of mobile gaming phenomenon Pokemon Go is exploring more sponsorships by companies that want to attract character-hunting players to their businesses, the chief executive of developer Niantic Labs said on Tuesday.

Popular 'pokestop' in Australia removed after residents complain
Popular 'pokestop' in Australia removed after residents complain

A popular place in Australia to catch Pokemons has been removed from 'Pokestop' following complaints by residents of too much shouting throughout the night, people dumping rubbish and cigarette butts and constant traffic jams ever since the craze of the game began.

Pokemon Go a campaign weapon for presidential candidates
Pokemon Go a campaign weapon for presidential candidates

The global phenomenon Pokemon Go has made its way onto the US presidential campaign trail with the staff of both major candidates appealing to users of the smartphone game to catch voters.

 US university adds Pokemon Go to its course
US university adds Pokemon Go to its course

Playing Pokemon Go can now help students earn course credits, thanks to a university in the US that has introduced a new class which will incorporate the widely popular augmented reality game.

G2A Direct gaming platform launched in India
G2A Direct gaming platform launched in India

G2A.Com, a digital marketplace leader in the gaming industry, has introduced a first-of-its-kind initiative for emerging Indian game developers and publishers in the form of G2A Direct.