#Games

4 days ago.Seattle, WA, USA
Amazon's game division has not launched a single successful game since 2014. (Photo Credit: Twitter/ @LOTRO)

  • Amazon Games was developing the game in collaboration with China's Leyou Technologies Holdings 
  • The latter was acquired by China's tech giant Tencent Holdings in December
  • The resulting contract led to disputes between Amazon and Tencent

13 April.Mumbai, Maharashtra, India
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There are lots of racing games available on Android and iOS and some games are free and some are paid. Most people loved racing, action, and puzzle games like PUBG Free Fire, Mario Kart Tour, and others.

3 April.Dallas, TX, USA
Super Mario Bros game was first released in 1985. (Photo Credit: Unsplash)

  • Super Mario Bros by Nintendo's 1986 sealed pack game was sold for a $660,000
  • The game's copy was sold at Heritage auctions in Dallas on Friday
  • The sealed copy's hang tab was intact making it one of the finest copies graded at auction

2 April.Noida, Uttar Pradesh, India
Noida boy commits suicide after being scolded for playing games (Picture Credits: Unsplash)

  • A 15-year-old boy allegedly jumped to death from an under-construction building
  • The Class 7 student had gone missing from his home in Sector 110
  • "The body has been sent for a post-mortem examination", said a police official.

1 April.Brasília - Brasilia, Federal District, Brazil
Organizers of the Rio Open, the biggest tennis tournament in South America, said Thursday they were canceling this year's edition. (Photo Credit: Unsplash/Representative)

  • The cancellation of the Rio Open comes in the wake of worsening COVID-19 situation in Brazil
  • Rio Open had already been postponed indefinitely from mid-February to make way for the Australian Open
  • The event will next be held in 2022, organnisers said

30 March
Handball was first played in Germany and Scandinavia. (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

  • Handball is a fast paced team game in which two teams of seven players each aim to throw the ball using hands into another team's goal
  • It was first played in the North, specifically in Germany and Scandinavia
  • The first Field Handball World Championship was played in Germany in 1938

25 March.New Delhi, Delhi, India
The Indian trio of Anjum Moudgil, Shreya Saksena and Gaayathri Nithyanadam claimed the silver medal in the 50m rifle 3 positions team event of the ongoing ISSF shooting World Cup. (Representative Image/Unsplash)

  • The Indian team shot 43 in the gold medal showdown to finish behind the Polish team
  • Earlier, India had scored 1304 and 864 in the first and second qualifying rounds respectively
  • The Polish team comprised Aneta Stankiewicz, Aleksandra Szutko and Natalia Kochanska

25 March.Tokyo, Japan
Japanese torchbearer Ryo Matsumoto (L), a student of Nippon Sport Science University, carries an Olympic torch during the first day of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games torch relay in the town of Naraha, Fukushima Prefecture. (AFP Photo)

  • As the nationwide torch relay begins, organisers are hoping it can build enthusiasm among a sceptical Japanese public
  • After delay due to coronavirus pandemic, organisers announced new date for Olympics ceremony - July 23
  • Anti-virus measures and other delay-related costs add 294 billion yen ($2.8 billion) to the price tag of Tokyo Olympics

25 March.Fukushima, Japan
Tokyo 2020 Olympic Torch Relay Grand Start torchbearers from Japan's women's national soccer team, or Nadeshiko Japan, lead the torch relay in Naraha, Fukushima prefecture on March 25, 2021. (AFP Photo)

  • The relay kicked off in Fukushima
  • The torch relay will be different this time as spectators are banned from the launch
  • The flame will pass through all 47 prefectures before arriving at Tokyo's National Stadium

16 March