Pakistani gamers helped save India's slot at a PUBG tournament after India banned the game.
By making games affordable and accessible to generations of kids in the country, piracy primed the market, inspired talent, and paved the way for more legitimate businesses.
This web designer turned hacker troll has tricked hundreds of cheaters into downloading programs that actually make them kill themselves and punish them in CS:GO and PUBG online games.
Gamers worry about losing followers, not being able to compete in tournaments with million-dollar prizes, and finding a new job amid rising unemployment.
And with the endless pandemic, this number is only expected to rise.
The origin story of the latest (and super popular) battle royale game.
“People say things like ‘Go back to your boyfriend’, or ‘You belong in the kitchen’ and just automatically assume you are incompetent if you're a girl.”
Hundreds of people have been examined in one hospital for gaming addiction since 2016.
After banning more than 30,000 players last year, PUBG has now developed tools and technologies to identify users engaging in unfair practices.
Turns out, Indian women are far more active on PUBG, Candy Crush and Clash of Clans than their male counterparts.
“I miss playing PUBG but it’s not just about playing a game but having the right to do as you wish, the kind of rights everyone else enjoys.”
The 19-year old’s gaming addiction caused a brain blood clot, acute weight loss and dehydration that landed him in the hospital.