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How Learning and Development can attract and retain talent in the gaming industry

As the Indian gaming industry continues to boom Indian gaming studios are focusing more on Learning and Development in order to ensure their people have the tools to continue to evolve and innovate in such a fast-paced industry.  A crucial and much-needed strategy for employee attraction and retention. Learning and Development play a crucial role in attracting, retaining, and engaging talent in organizations. This trend was highlighted by LinkedIn in its Workplace Training Report, which stated that organizations are aligning their L&D programs with their plans for employee retention. Providing training opportunities such as mentorships can have a major benefit on employee retention, especially in the gaming sector. When a gaming firm invests in L&D, it depicts its commitment to its...

In Conversation With the Managing Director of MediaTek, Anku Jain

Anku Jain is presently the Managing Director of MediaTek India. He is heading MediaTek’s pan India operations with offices in Noida, Bangalore and Mumbai. He is also responsible for heading multiple R&D business units in Noida in addition to Indian Govt relations. MediaTek Inc. is a leading Taiwan-based global fabless semiconductor company that powers more than 1.5 billion devices a year and is a leader in developing innovative systems-on-chip (SoC) for mobile devices, home entertainment, connectivity and IoT products. Anku’s authenticity, analytical bent of mine, deep dive approach and the highest level of integrity has won him numerous accolades whilst creating and growing MediaTek’s business in India. With experience spanning over 25 years, he has been focused on building stro...

In Conversation with Gamezop Co-Founder, Gaurav Agarwal

Mr Gaurav Agarwal is a Startup entrepreneur at a VC-backed project exploring browser technology in gaming. He is Enlisted on Forbes Asia 30 Under 30 in Consumer Technology for work in casual gaming. He also has Management consulting experience with Bain & Company, with key engagement in a global effort focused on building enduring partnerships with 100 developing market leaders of the future. He has experience in analytics through brief opportunities at BlackRock and Indian Statistical Institute and has worked in Diverse positions spanning leadership and event management through school and college.  Mr Shrey Mishra ( Founder, Gaming Central and  Co-Founder, XR Central) recently had an interaction with Mr Gaurav Agarwal( Co-founder, Gamezop). Here are some excerpts from the interaction ...

A new version of DRM software Denuvo is coming

Digital Rights Management Software Denuvo is a common PC gaming reprobate, as often as possible faulted for send off issues and issues with execution. That may not generally be fair, yet late games like Resident Evil Village appear to have endured (opens in new tab) and, regardless of whether it fill in as planned, it leaves players helpless against administration slips by that render their games unplayable (opens in new tab). By the by Denuvo stays a famous piece of thirdparty programming among designers who need to limit robbery, and presently the organization has reported Denuvo SecureDLC (opens in new tab). This DRM programming blows away the vanilla Denuvo by safeguarding games, and it is by all accounts especially centered around F2P games, where the cash is being made through microt...

Blade Runner Enhanced Edition update

Blade Runner Enhanced Edition delivered keep going week on Steam , and expectation for a visual remaster of ostensibly Westwood’s most prominent game was high… indeed, in the PCG workplaces. Tragically, truly it’s to a greater degree a calamity rather than a remaster . Nightdive had been dealing with this for some time, however one major confusion was nobody having the option to find the first source code (opens in new tab). The ScummVM form, made by a group of workers in 2019, unfortunately stays the most effective way to play this fundamental title; which is an issue, on the grounds that the arrival of the Enhanced Edition saw the first taken out from GOG and packaged in with the upgraded one. The OG form wasn’t accessible on Steam by any means however, following ...

Nintendo To Cut Switch Sales Due To Chip Shortage

Nintendo had a moderately peaceful quarter for Switch deals, with 3.83 million units delivered in July and September. That is a major drop on a similar period last year, when it had moved to 6.86 million units. Nintendo has now sold 92.87 million Switch consoles till date.Nintendo says “the drawn out effect of both COVID-19 and the worldwide semiconductor shortage makes the condition uncertain” and is amending its Switch deals conjecture for the monetary year somewhere around 1.5 million units. The organization had recently expected to sell 25.5 million control center between April 2021 and March 2022, however has now set the figure at 24 million. In any case, Nintendo isn’t modifying its assumptions for income, and really anticipates that operating profit should be 4% hi...

Forza Horizon 5 – Review

OUR SCORE – 9/10 Forza Horizon 5 opts for the familiar maxim: in case it’s not broken, don’t fix it. England-based game developer Playground Games, which has made each section of the consistently further developing Forza Horizon hustling establishment since its beginning over nine years ago, doesn’t meddle with the recipe that it conveyed upon and sharpened over the long haul on its archetype. Forza Horizon 5 is a ton like Forza Horizon 4, which is certifiably not something awful. The series’ fifth part — accessible on November 5 for early access and premium edition buyers and on November 9 for everyone  — is an iterative update. It’s doing whatever it takes not to rehash an already solved problem. Critics will gripe about absence of game advancement: re...

Sega and Microsoft announce strategic alliance for ” Super Game”

Sega Sammy Holdings on Monday said it is looking forward to an essential partnership with Microsoft to foster huge spending plan titles utilising the Xbox producer’s cloud gaming tech, driving expectation the move could flag a more profound restrict. Tokyo-based Sega is investigating making titles with worldwide reach on Microsoft’s Azure cloud stage, it said in a stock trade proclamation without giving further subtleties, including whether an arrangement would include selectiveness for the titles or capital venture. Sega shares hopped 6% in daytime exchanging. Microsoft’s own significant cloud gaming drive is accessible through the Xbox Game Pass, a cross-stage membership administration which highlights Sega titles like the hit “Yakuza” series. Cloud gaming s...

GodLike Esports crowned as the winner of LOCO War Of Glory BGMI Grand Finale

The Grand Finals of the BGMI War of Glory  concluded on 31 October after 35 matches . Among the 18 qualified groups from the League Play of the BGMI occasion, GodLike Esports arose as champions in an insistent manner with 395 and 199 eliminations . The group showed why they are considered as a real part of one of the most incredible BGMI groups in the nation as they outperformed an important lead in the last three days to get the title. Divine Esports was granted the top prize of INR 20 lakhs. Group Insane protected the second spot in the title with an aggregate of 357 points and 185 end points. The group had a powerful lead heading into Day 6 of the occasion however their naiveté made them disintegrated under tension and part with their lead in the last two days. The group actually figure...

Netflix Might turn Squid Games into an actual Video Game

Netflix’s account is currently arriving at what Hollywood scriptwriters would call the showdown point, where everything changes and hard decisions should be made.It’s not simply the backfire and representative walkout the organization confronted for the current week over the Dave Chappelle, which posed extreme inquiries about Netflix’s double responsibilities to variety and imaginative articulation. It’s intersection likewise became obvious in the organisation’s second from last quarter income report on Oct. 19. While Netflix’s quarterly endorser development beat projections—adding 4.38 million versus the 3.5 million expected by the organisation, thanks to the achievement of Korean hit Squid Game—most of that development came from the Asia-Pacific distri...

Sony May Release PS5 Pro suggests new job listings

Regardless of having a considerable assemblage of consoles’ special features and getting positive audits from experts, the PlayStation 5 has been an aggregate cerebral pain for gamers hoping to get their hands on Sony’s latest introduction to cutting edge console gaming. This has been because of the PS5’s famously terrible stockpile issues over the previous year it’s been accessible, driving smart scalpers to underwrite through value excavating. Even with those various issues actually waiting over the console, it appears to be that Sony might have effectively focused on fostering a better than ever form of the PS5 with the PS5 Pro. The coming of age console While Sony as of now has carried out certain upgrades for the consoles, including a more current PS5 model tha...

Ant Play turns your Smart Device into a Gaming PC

‘Ant Play’ has launched first of its own kind, a cloud based gaming platform that turns any smart device into a gaming PC. The idea is to simplify the streaming of high-quality, immersive games on low, medium and even aging desktops and laptops. Ant Play aims to make high end, fast paced gaming more accessible via leveraging cloud services, Ant Play makes it easy to stream high-quality, immersive games on low, medium and even aging desktops and laptops. Players can enjoy Ant Play on their favorite devices without lengthy downloads or updates, expensive hardware or complicated configuration. It gives the ability to play at FHD, 60fps, a latency of 10-20 ms, and all of it with a connectivity currently found in most homes between 15Mb/s to 50Mb/s “Ant Play is new and promising software design...


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