#Gaming

How esports plots to conquer television

Computer games are exhilarating, and broadcasters are betting that this excitement will keep the audience glued to the screen

How Abu Dhabi is developing an entire gaming ecosystem

Abu Dhabi plots a path to gaming hub status

How 5G is the future of eSports and gaming

With an increasing number of gamers, the eSports industry is expected to grow even more rapidly

Middle East’s first location-based AR game launched in Abu Dhabi

Arabian Nights: Genie’s Treasures launch supported by twofour5’s AD Gaming

PUBG Mobile and OPPO partner for 2021 MEA esports season

Local players can progress from regional tournament to the PUBG Mobile Global Championship

Skin in the game: brands gain from gaming boom

Here’s why the sales of gaming equipment have soared in recent months

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Ras Al Khaimah launches gaming business packages with 3-year UAE residency visas

Packages start from Dhs7,725, and business owners are being offered the same renewal rate for the lifetime of their business

AD Gaming formed to further gaming sector in Abu Dhabi

Global video game industry predicted to hit $300bn by 2026

Riot Games Intel Arabian Cup lights up local gaming scene

More than 1,000 teams and 5,000 players from MENA took part over eight months

Emirates Esports Association to set up base at Yas Creative Hub in Abu Dhabi

Abu Dhabi continues to grow status as regional gaming and esports hub

Saudi gaming scene attracts new investment

Webedia Esports Agency announces acquisition of SaudiGamer.com

Half of all Saudi, UAE gamers spent more time playing during lockdowns: study

Pandemic-accelerated gaming to continue post Covid-19 lockdowns in UAE and Saudi

Twitch: 4.4 million GCC gaming fans watched Arabic channels in 2020

Number of streams in Arabic increased by 221% from February to May peak

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Phi Trends: The standout performers in the stock market

The 26 stocks recommended over the past five months have seen stellar returns, states entrepreneur and investor Shailesh Dash, who shares his market perspective in this monthly column

Playing for keeps: How the GCC is developing its esports industry

The GCC and its esports stakeholders can leverage the momentum to build a true gaming/esports ecosystem for the region

Egypt’s Anubis Gaming wins inaugural Riot Games’ Intel Arabian Cup

More than 22,000 fans tuned in live on Twitch, YouTube and Facebook

What does the future hold for the GCC’s gaming industry?

The number of Middle East gamers is believed to be over 100 million

Intel Arabian Cup ‘League of Legends’ tournament enters final stage

Eight teams from MENA participating in Riot Games’ popular title League of Legends

Riot Games to launch ‘League of Legends: Wild Rift’ on December 10 in MENA

Riot Games says plans full Arabic localisation for League of Legends: Wild Rift

Abu Dhabi to expand media hub in effort to diversify economy

Twofour54, named after Abu Dhabi’s geographical coordinates, was set up in 2008

Garena to stage Free Fire tournament for MENA gamers

The combined prize pool for the Free Fire Continental Series is $900,000

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Phi Trends: Why gaming stocks are hitting big

The global gaming sector has transformed from being merely a form of entertainment to a booming industry that has strong investment potential

Adidas to host FIFA 21 tournament for GCC gamers

Amateurs and pros will compete for $25,000 in prize money

Esports, VR gaming complex to be set up in Abu Dhabi

Beirut-based Robocom VR to provide content and technology for ‘Pixel’

Riot Games to launch Middle East servers and Arabic language support for Valorant

The dedicated servers will be located in Bahrain

Why gamers will love the new OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G

Gamers are a demanding lot – but then the OPPO Reno4 Pro 5G is one formidable smartphone

Gaming hardware sales surge during lockdown in UAE and Saudi Arabia

VR hardware sales increase by almost half in UAE in first half of 2020

VR gaming arcade opens doors in Al Khawaneej, Dubai

The Arcade by Hub Zero features VR versions of fan favourites such as Justice League, Batman and others

Saudi Arabia gaming market valued at $837m in 2019: study

UAE is the 35th largest gaming market in the world for revenue

Abu Dhabi-based twofour54 launches gaming training and development centre

Twofour54 teams up with games publishing platform Unity Technologies