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New 'Doom' game coming in 2025

The latest addition to the popular 'Doom' video game series has recently been announced by id Software and Bethesda Softworks. Titled 'Doom: The Dark Ages', the much-anticipated first-person shooter will come out in 2025 for PlayStation 5, Windows, and Xbox Series X/S.

4d ago

Bangladeshi team reaches finals of Esports World Cup qualifiers

Bangladeshi esports team A1 Esports has reached the grand finals of the PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) Mobile Super League - Central and South Asia (PMSL CSA) esports event, which is considered the qualifier for the Esports World Cup.

4d ago

YouTube is bringing ‘Playables’ games for all users

YouTube’s “app store” for games is set to reach a wider audience as the company announced on Tuesday that its collection of lightweight, free games, known as “Playables,” will soon be available within the YouTube app for all users, as well as on the YouTube Homepage. Initially, these games were accessible to select users for testing before being offered to YouTube Premium subscribers last November.

2w ago

2 Bangladeshi teams set to play Esports World Cup qualifiers

A1 esports, a Bangladeshi esports team, is headed to Nepal to play qualifiers to participate in the Esports World Cup 2024. This is the first time A1 eSports will play PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) mobile in an international LAN tournament. The top five teams from the PUBG Mobile Super League - Central and South Asia (PMSL CSA) will qualify for the Esports World Cup 2024 scheduled to be held in Saudi Arabia later this year.

3w ago

Rise of esports in Bangladesh / From fringe hobby to national pride

For years, gaming in Bangladesh was seen as a waste of time -- often dismissed as a frivolous activity or a distraction from more “serious” pursuits. Traditional societal norms placed little value on gaming, perceiving it as an endeavour devoid of any real-world benefits.

4w ago

Ubisoft reveals new Assassin's Creed game set in feudal Japan

Ubisoft has unveiled the latest entry in its acclaimed Assassin’s Creed franchise, officially titled Assassin’s Creed Shadows.

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'Crisis Requital' wins MLBB Champions Battle (MCB) Season 3

Crisis Requital, an esports team from Bangladesh, won the finals of MLBB Champions Battle (MCB) Season 3, the official Bangladeshi tournament for the mobile game 'Mobile Legends: Bang Bang'.

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Dubai launches “Gaming Visa”

Dubai has launched a Gaming Visa initiative aimed at attracting content creators, offering employment, and training opportunities through it. In collaboration with companies and academic institutions, Dubai is extending long-term cultural visas to welcome more individuals, artists, and creators under the Creative and Talented Accreditation Certificate.

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Two Bangladeshi teams qualify for MLBB World Cup South Asia

Two Bangladeshi esports teams, CMF Kral’s Council and MLT Crisis Requital, have reached the finals of the MLBB Champions Battle (MCB) Season 3, the official Bangladeshi tournament for the mobile game 'Mobile Legends: Bang Bang'. Subsequently, by reaching the finals, both teams have qualified for the South Asian round of the MLBB World Cup, to be held later this year. 

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Prionty wins PUBG Creative Vision Award as first Bangladeshi

Samia Hossain Prionty, a sixteen-year-old PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds (PUBG) player from Bangladesh, has recently won the Silver award in the annual 'Creative Vision Award' segment of PUBG Mobile Global Championship (PMGC) 2023. The creative work that she submitted for the contest was an in-game firearm design for PUBG Mobile, named 'Pixel Glitch' for the UMP45 gun, a weapon from the game.

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'Grand Theft Auto' publisher to fire 600 employees

Take-Two Interactive Software, publisher of the popular 'Grand Theft Auto' video game franchise, has recently announced that they are laying off about 5% of their entire workforce, which amounts to about 600 employees.

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Bangladeshi all-female Valorant teams qualify for international tournament

Two all-female Valorant teams from Bangladesh, Team Hexagon and Team Celestials, have secured qualification for the South Asian round of the VCT Game Changers tournament, an esports event officially hosted by Riot Games, the maker of Valorant.

2m ago

UK university set to launch esports undergraduate degree course

The University of Suffolk (UOS) in the United Kingdom is gearing up to meet the growing interest in video games among children, teenagers, and university-level students by introducing an undergraduate degree course dedicated to esports. According to BBC, the Esports undergraduate course will accept its first students in 2025.

2m ago

Sony reportedly working on PlayStation 5 Pro

Sony's PlayStation division is reportedly working on a PlayStation 5 Pro model that is rumoured to boast a GPU up to three times more powerful than existing PS5 models. While Sony has not officially announced this new model, recent leaks suggest the upgraded PS5 will likely be released in December 2024.

3m ago

Nintendo Switch 2 to be launched early 2025: reports

The successor to the Nintendo Switch, the popular video game console by Nintendo, is now expected to be released in early 2025, according to a recent report by Bloomberg News. This announcement follows earlier speculations that the new console, referred to as 'Nintendo Switch 2' by fans, was initially slated for release in 2024.

3m ago

Activision Blizzard sued by Call of Duty players

Activision Blizzard, the company behind the popular video game franchise Call of Duty, has recently been used by professional gamers. The U.S.-based lawsuit claims that the company has been deliberately restricting competition in Call of Duty tournaments.

3m ago

Rumoured PSP2 might offer PS4 and PS5 games

PlayStation is reportedly in the process of developing a successor to the PSP, which will offer compatibility with PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 games, as per a YouTuber Moore’s Law Is Dead, known for making content on tech. He recently shared details about the rumoured device on his YouTube channel, which has over 171,000 subscribers.

4m ago

Second edition of Women Valorant Championship finds its Champions

The grand finals of the second edition of eBlaze Women Series Valorant Championship 2024, hosted by EMK Center, has just wrapped up. Last year's winners, team 'Morposix Celestials', clinched the championship this year as well by defeating team 'Hellbent Caraxes' with a score of 2-1 in the final game. 

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