Amazon could be taking on the might of Valve’s Steam in the game download market, if a new job listing is anything to go by.
Downloading content is becoming increasingly big business for the online retailer, which already has download offerings for its Kindle eBook, MP3 music and movies.
So it makes total sense that it would try to add videogames to its list of content download stores. Amazon has so far refused to comment on the rumours.
Steam gets some competition?
Valve might have some serious competition in the near future according Colin Sebastian, an analyst at investment bank Lazard [...]
The Intel Extreme Masters Global Challenge made its way to the middle east this October, putting $31,500 up at stake in the country of Dubai. Dell was all too eager to show off the power of its new Alienware M17x as gamers duked it out in Counterstrike and Quake for the prize money, and of course, gamer fame.
In the world of eSports there is nary a superior gaming circuit to the Intel Extreme Masters, which truly does span the globe – the previous stop before Dubai was Chengdu, and the location before that was in Cologne – and brings the world’s finest together to compete. The tournament [...]