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Top 35 Toys Trends in February
Top 35 Toys Trends in February
From Compact Gel Capsule Blasters to Interactive Puppy Playsets
This list of February 2023 toys trends covers innovative releases over the last month from branded toys, toys for young children, and toys for consumers of all ages. For modern children’s toys,... MORE
Top 90 Computers Trends in February
Top 90 Computers Trends in February
From Robust Palm-Sized PCs to Eight-Channel SSDs
This list of February 2023 computers trends showcases some of the most innovative releases over the past month. This includes computer hardware, full-scale computers, computer peripherals, and... MORE
Top 95 Games Trends in February
Top 95 Games Trends in February
From Auto-Backed Esports Rebrands to AR-Based Video Games
From handheld gaming pc devices to sandwich cookie metaverses, this list of game trends spans from brand-focused esports deals to innovations in the mobile and PC gaming spaces. As gaming is one of... MORE
Gaming Voice Chat Services
Gaming Voice Chat Services
Discord is Enabling Voice Call Support on PlayStation 5
Sony announced a new PlayStation Discord integration that allows users on the popular PlayStation 5 gaming console to participate in Discord voice calls and voice channels on the device itself. This... MORE
AI-Generated Virtual Avatars
AI-Generated Virtual Avatars
Ready Player Me is Trialing its Generative Avatar Service
Ready Player Me announced it will be trialing a generative AI avatar service through the implementation of OpenAI’s DALL-E software. DALL-E is a deep learning model that generates digital... MORE
Top 100 Computers Trends for 2022
Top 100 Computers Trends for 2022
From Pocket-Sized 4K Mini PCs to Adaptive Computer Accessories
This list of 2022 computer trends offers an overview of the computers industry, including everything from gaming and entertainment solutions to workflow and home office improvements. The Beelink... MORE
Nature-Filled Open-World Games
Nature-Filled Open-World Games
Ubisoft is Working on Two New Titles in the Farcry Series
Ubisoft, the French Canadian game developer, is currently working on two Far Cry projects, one of which is a single-player experience called Project Blackbird, and the other is a standalone... MORE
Angular Next-Gen Gaming Consoles
Angular Next-Gen Gaming Consoles
This Sony PlayStation 6 Concept Has a Sleek, Illuminated Design
This Sony PlayStation 6 concept is a rendering of how the iconic video game console could evolve in its next iteration to satisfy a wider swatch of avid gamers. The console is characterized by its... MORE
Consolidated Game
Developers are releasing games connected seamlessly across multiple platforms
Trend - Game developers are releasing their titles on multiple platforms, including consoles and mobile devices, to appeal to a broader gaming market, allowing players to enjoy titles across devices. This increases the playerbase for each game, resulting in larger communities, events, and profits.
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Sim Racing Collaborations
Sim Racing Collaborations
Apex Racing Team Partners with Stormforce Gaming for a Sim Racing Team
Apex Racing Team (ART) has partnered with PC manufacturing company Stormforce Gaming to launch the Stormforce Gaming ART team. The team will prepare to compete in the 2023 Porche Esports Supercup (... MORE
Compact Clip-On Gaming Controllers
Compact Clip-On Gaming Controllers
The Jacknife Gamer Mini Gamepad is Pocket-Friendly
The Jacknife Gamer mini gamepad has been developed by Duncan Mao as a handheld smartphone gaming solution perfect for gamers to pair onto their device. The controller features an ultra-compact... MORE
Fantasy Esports Platforms
Fantasy Esports Platforms
Stattrak Launches a Fantasy Esports Bitcoin Platform with ZEBEDEE
Stattrak, a fantasy esports company known for bitcoin usage, has opened a new web platform in collaboration with ZEBEDEE. ZEBEDEE will run the new online platform, automatically enabling Stattrak to... MORE
play_circle_filled Pre-Built Mini Gaming PCs
Pre-Built Mini Gaming PCs
Minisforum Debuted the 'HX99G' High-Spec Miniature Gaming PC
Minisforum, the company most known for its compact, high-performance pre-built computers, officially debuted the ‘HX99G,’ one of its most powerful mini PCs to date. One major change to... MORE
Hyper-Lightweight Gaming Mice
Hyper-Lightweight Gaming Mice
The Razer Viper Mini Signature Edition Weighs Only 49 Grams
The Razer Viper Mini Signature Edition is one of the lightest gaming mice on the market today, boasting an effective weight of only 49 grams. The company states that this was achieved by years of... MORE
Esports Community Platforms
Esports Community Platforms
Sacramento Kings are Launching a New Platform with RIval
The Sacramento Kings teamed up with ‘Rival,’ a company known for building communities and online interactive experiences, to launch ‘The Realm.’ The Realm is an online... MORE
Responsive Game Updates
Responsive Game Updates
CD Projekt Red Added New Performance Features to Cyberpunk 2077
CD Projekt Red Debuted a New Cyberpunk 2077 Update that brings two much-needed performance features to the popular futuristic video game. These are the NVIDIA DLSS 3.0 and NVIDIA Reflex feature.... MORE
play_circle_filled Action Rhythm Animated Games
Action Rhythm Animated Games
Xbox and Bethesda Develop the New Hi-Fi Rush Game Available Now
The Evil Within studio Tango Gameworks introduces its new Hi-Fi Rush game, which is essentially a combo-driven brawler that has rhythm game features. Players play with Chai, who is a would-be... MORE
Web3 Survival Games
Web3 Survival Games
Emergent Games Will Launch the Web3 MMO 'Resurgence' on ImmutableX
Emergent Games has launched ‘Resurgence,’ a Web3 survival MMO game that sees players attempt to rebuild the world after an ecological collapse. Emergent also released an ARG last year that... MORE
play_circle_filled Accommodating Gaming Controllers
Accommodating Gaming Controllers
Pretorian Launched the Accessible 'Flex Controller' for Switch
Pretorian Technologies, a United Kingdom-based assistive product company, launched the ‘Flex Controller’ for Nintendo Switch systems. This controller is quite similar to Microsoft’... MORE
Accessible Controller Expansion Kits
Accessible Controller Expansion Kits
Microsoft Added New Attachments to its Adaptive Controller
The Microsoft Adaptive Controller for Xbox, originally released in 2018, is a popular accessibility device for gamers with limited mobility. The controller itself is a flat rectangular pad with... MORE
Expansive Racing Game Series
Expansive Racing Game Series
Turn10 Recently Announces the Forza Motorsport is to Launch Soon
Turn 10 notes that Forza Motorsport will be launching in compatibility with Xbox and PC hardware. This is the franchise’s most immersive racing series experience to date. The game has over 500... MORE
Fan Engagement Autograph Experiences
Fan Engagement Autograph Experiences
Virtual Tables Announces Partnership with the XFL
Virtual Tables, a company that provides virtual venues of fandom, has announced a new partnership with the XFL, the professional American football league. The partnership will incorporate the... MORE
Treasure-Hunting Slot Games
Treasure-Hunting Slot Games
Wizard Games Launches Its New Game Title, 'Sultan’s Palace Fortune'
Wizard Games’ most recent game, Sultan’s Palace Fortune, sees players journey across the desert to find treasures and solve puzzles. The three-reel slot machine has diamonds, wilds, and... MORE
Top 100 Tech Trends for 2023
Top 100 Tech Trends for 2023
From Tent-Safe DIY Heaters to Connected Modular Smart Tables
From innovations in the home office and entertainment spaces to general improvements to camping and outdoor technology, this list of 2023 tech trends includes everything in the technology sector,... MORE
Top 100 Games Trends for 2023
Top 100 Games Trends for 2023
From Metaverse Mouthwash Games to Off-Season Esports Events
From sim-racing esports deals to sci-fi series-inspired games, this list of game trends for the forthcoming year highlights the plethora of business opportunities available in the gaming and esports... MORE