Intel Showcases Extraordinary PC Gaming and VR Experiences at E3; Announces $1 Million Intel Grand Slam for Esports

Intel Showcases Extraordinary PC Gaming and VR Experiences at E3; Announces Million Intel Grand Slam for Esports

Availability for the rest of the family will soon follow, with the 12-core Intel Core i9-7920X X-series processor expected to start shipping in August, and the Intel Core i9-7940X X-series processor, Intel Core i9-7960X X-series processor and 18-core …
Read more on newsroom.intel.com

VR is coming to eSports in a big way: here’s what you need to know

Computer Hardware

We’ve seen a huge growth in the popularity of eSports in recent times – to the point where big games have been covered on Sky TV – but will competitive matches be something that can help stoke the popularity of VR gaming, which remains a rather niche pursuit? Intel certainly believes so, with the company announcing a big push behind VR eSports to this end.

Over at E3 2017, Intel announced that it will collaborate with eSports giant ESL and Oculus to form the VR Challenger League.

This will kick off next month, featuring professional VR gamers slugging it out in a pair of virtual reality games: The Unspoken (by Insomniac Games – pictured above) and E…
TechRadar – Latest computing news

The problem of treating play like work – how esports can harm well-being

Latest News

We are mid-way through the annual esports calendar and South Korean team SK Telecom 1 recently scored a resounding victory at the Mid-Seasonal Invitational. The MSI, as it’s known, is a tournament where teams compete to win the video game League of Legends. This year, for the first time, there were world-class players from 13 regions across the globe battling for a US$ 1.69m prize pool. SK Telecom 1 skirmished through three weeks of matches to retain their title, taking home nearly US$ 700,000 (£544,000) in prize money….
Technology News – New Technology, Internet News, Software, Semiconductor, Telecom, Computer Science