Gaming industry

Gopro HERO8 Black review: the new benchmark for action cameras?
Testing a new camera and comparing it with the previous version In 2019, GoPro has updated their flagship devices by releasing the eighth generation of the HERO cameras. We have…

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What Red Dead Redemption 2 is lying about. Cowboys in games, movies, and reality
The whole truth about the not-so-Wild West Endless prairies, a faithful "Colt" on the belt and a hardy stallion, carrying a silent and slightly hungover hero straight into the sunset:…

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Through the thorns to the Monolith. How the legendary S. T. A. L. K. E. R. series was created.
While waiting for the second part, we remember how the iconic franchise was born For many people, S. T. A. L. K. E. R. is more than a game. More…

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Through the thorns to the Monolith. How the legendary S. T. A. L. K. E. R. series was created.

While waiting for the second part, we remember how the iconic franchise was born
For many people, S. T. A. L. K. E. R. is more than a game. More than 12 years have passed since the release of the first part, but fans return to this universe again and again. However, not everyone knows what production hell the GSC Game World Studio had to go through at the time. Today we will tell you about how the legendary franchise was created.

It all started with Olesya Shishkovtsova and Alexander Maksimchuk-programmers who came for an interview at GSC Game World together with X-Ray, their engine for video games. Sergey liked the new technology very much, but at first it was decided to use it to create real-time strategies. Work began on two projects at once: Pilgrims, which combined elements of the shooter with mass battles, and Commandos. Continue reading

IPhone 9 and iPad Pro. What else will Apple show at the spring presentation?

Top insights from top analysts

The annual event is about a month away, but we already know approximately what the kupertinovites are going to show. Spoiler: this is not only iPhones, but also a few more interesting devices. Read more in our article.

When will the presentation take place?
Apple plans to announce new devices at the end of March. To be more precise-30 or 31 numbers. The second option is more likely, because all the company’s recent presentations took place on Tuesday. Continue reading

How video games help the Chinese to survive the epidemic of coronavirus

The local industry is booming, and developers are unwittingly making money from a deadly disease
In many regions of China, a coronavirus quarantine has been in place for several weeks — residents do not leave their homes and work remotely if their profession allows them to. Traditionally, in January and February, the Chinese have a long vacation, which has a positive impact on the local (and not only) gaming industry. But the effect of the quarantine was unexpectedly strong. How much-explains the developer from Beijing.

Everyone seems to already know what the COVID-19 coronavirus is. This is a dangerous disease transmitted by airborne droplets. Continue reading

Best PC gaming builds in 2020

Six current configurations — from cheap but working to powerful and expensive
Do you want to build a powerful gaming computer, but you do not have enough experience for this or have a very limited budget? It doesn’t matter! We have prepared several ready-made configurations for you from 40,000 to 170,000 rubles. You just have to choose the right one!

Budget, but severe option for 40,000 rubles
Processor: AMD Ryzen 5 2600x — 9 500 rubles
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Best gifts for gamers on February 23

Laptop, chair, keyboard, mouse, and headphones — complete game set
The most male holiday annually puts girls in a dead end. What to give a young person/friend / colleague, except socks and shaving foam? In fact, the choice is huge, especially if a man is fond of video games. We have collected the most interesting gadgets and accessories that any gamer will be delighted with.

Acer Nitro 7 Laptop
One of the most interesting gaming laptops today in terms of price/quality ratio. Continue reading

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Between the hammer and the anvil. Warcraft 3 Review: Reforged
Reissue of Blizzard's iconic strategy that turned into a disaster. What went wrong? Warcraft 3 is a great game without exaggeration. It managed to grow more than one generation of…

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Best gaming video cards of 2020
Top graphics for any requests Your future in computer games depends on the right choice of GPU. Save too much — get low FPS and freezes in fresh games. But…

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Adolf rebelled. Zombie Army 4: Dead War Review
Almost a lightweight version of the resident Evil license plate The Rebellion Developments team has returned to thrash and craze. Hitler led an army of zombies. This is the fourth…

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Very cheap gadgets and accessories from AliExpress
No more than 216 rubles Although many products on the Chinese marketplace have risen in price recently, if you want, you can find decent lots for a penny. We have…

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How video games help the Chinese to survive the epidemic of coronavirus
The local industry is booming, and developers are unwittingly making money from a deadly disease In many regions of China, a coronavirus quarantine has been in place for several weeks…

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