Gamer arrested after appearing to assault his girlfriend in Fortnite livestream video

A man has been arrested and accused of hitting his pregnant girlfriend who had interrupted his playing of Fortnite. Their altercation was caught on a livestream and fellow gamers called the police after seeing it. Luke Munday from Sydney, Australia was using Twitch to stream himself playing Fortnite last weekend when the apparent assault took […]

A gamer has been charged with rape after he was allegedly overheard assaulting a 15-year-old girl while streaming Grand Theft Auto

Pasco Sherifs Department A Grand Theft Auto gamer has been charged with rape over allegations he was heard assaulting a 15-year-old girl through his mic on June 28. Daniel Enrique Fabian, 18, was playing online on his PlayStation when he told gamers he was taking a break to have sex, according to an affidavit. Fabian […]

ESports: How to be a professional Esports Athlete – Pro gamer gives his tips

Professional gaming has slowly shed its taboo status to become a legitimate option for gamers today. Online competitions and tournaments with some of the world’s most popular games have enticed millions of fans to tune in to watch, as these young professional ESports athletes compete at the highest level of mechanical skill.  A number of […]

AMD calls out NVIDIA’s partner program, G-Sync ‘gamer taxes’

A promotional push by NVIDIA has apparently tied up PC builders, and raised the ire of its competitor AMD. The current leader in the graphics card market, NVIDIA has apparently developed a GeForce Partner Program (GPP) that it claims exists to “ensure that gamers have full transparency into the GPU platform and software they’re being […]

Name Gamer: Sport-Replacing 2019 Hyundai Santa Fe Driven!

-When the fourth generation of the Hyundai Santa Fe goes on sale at the end of 2018, the brand will be well on its way to completely relaunching its entire SUV lineup—although this revamp comes with a little confusion. This new Santa Fe is effectively a replacement for the outgoing Santa Fe Sport. Today’s longer-wheelbase […]

Machinima rebrands as it takes gamer culture videos to new video platforms

Warner Bros. bought digital video site Machinima in 2016, and today the division is announcing a rebranding with the goal of turning it into a bigger content producer that focuses on the intersection of gamer culture and entertainment. Machinima is all about transforming gamer culture from a niche into mass entertainment, and it doesn’t hurt […]

The Game Awards balances revelations, gamer culture, and celebrities

The Game Awards takes place on at 5:30 pm Pacific time Thursday. Now in its fourth year, the event gives gamers their chance to beat their chests about their favorite games, and it lets the industry honor those who created them. It also features revelations from some of the biggest game companies about the new games […]

The McLaren Formula 1 team just hired the World’s Fastest Gamer

Enlarge / 25-year-old Rudy Van Buren beat out 30,000 gamers to win a year’s contract with the McLaren F1 team as its new simulator driver. (credit: McLaren) After an exhausting week of fitness tests, engineering debriefs—plus plenty of racing games—the McLaren F1 team has crowned Rudy Van Buren from Leystad, Netherlands as the World’s Fastest […]

AverMedia Live Gamer Portable 2 Plus adds 4K passthrough support to a great capture card

The PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X are a headache waiting to happen for people who capture a lot of gameplay footage off of consoles. That’s because those systems support Ultra HD 4K resolution, and that can cause errors for most of the recording equipment on the market right now. But AverMedia has stepped […]

Alienware launches new Area 51 gamer desktop with Intel’s fastest chip

Alienware announced its flagship gaming desktop would use an Advanced Micro Devices Threadripper chip last week, and now the gaming division of Dell is announcing that a version of the Area 51 will also be available with Intel’s fastest processor. The announcement of both processors in the same Alienware gaming desktop shows that it’s a […]