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Jordan bans online game PUBG over 'negative effects'

Jul 06, 2019 - 11:39 PM

A source in Jordan's Telecommunications Regulatory Authority warns the game 'had negative effects on its users, which led to its being officially blocked'

BANNED. Jordan bans PUBG. AFP file photo

Nepal temporarily halts 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' ban

Apr 24, 2019 - 7:04 PM

Petitioners argue playing 'PUBG' is an act of free expression, and the ban was unreasonable and infringed on people's rights to freedom

Nepal bans online game 'PUBG' on concerns over children

Apr 12, 2019 - 8:10 PM

Nepal's telecommunication authority issues a circular to all internet service providers on April 11 to block 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds on instructions from the Kathmandu district court

PLAYERUNKNOWN'S BATTLEGROUNDS Updates to 'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' are announced during the Microsoft xBox E3 briefing at the Microsoft Theater on June 10, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. File photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

10 arrested in India for playing 'PUBG' mobile game

Mar 14, 2019 - 5:34 PM

Gujarat is the only Indian state to ban the game – which has been downloaded more than 100 million times around the world

PUBG Southeast Asia Championship announced, starts on April 28

Apr 24, 2018 - 6:00 PM

Participants in this regional tournament have a shot at entering the PUBG Global Invitational 2018 and vying for up to $2 million in prizes

THE BATTLEGROUNDS ARE OPEN. Interested parties may want to sign up for the PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds Southeast Asia Championship. Image from Mineski and ROG.

'PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds' creators sue NetEase's 'Rules of Survival,' 'Knives Out'

Apr 06, 2018 - 3:18 PM

PUBG Corp requests that the court orders NetEase to 'remove each and every version of the games 'Rules of Survival,' 'Knives Out,' and similarly infringing games, from distribution and to cease developing and supporting those games'

TAKING AIM AT COPYCATS. PUBG Corp wants NetEase's 'Rules of Survival' and 'Knives Out' shut down. Screen shot from PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds website.

4 upcoming games that have esports potential

Oct 15, 2017 - 8:00 AM

While Dota 2 isn't fading soon, here are some new games that should be a hoot to watch pro players master

FIGHTERZ. The new Dragon Ball fighting game is gaining traction for its beautiful visuals and potential as a spectator esport. Screenshot from Dragon Ball FighterZ

RAW Deal: Prepare the Battleground for destruction

Jul 22, 2017 - 7:45 PM

SmackDown s monthly pay per view is headlined by WWE champion Jinder Mahal vs Randy Orton in a Punjabi Prison match

BATTLEGROUND. The Punjabi Prison match plays to Jinder Mahal's strengths as a performer, but it remains to be seen if Randy Orton will be able to carry him through the match. The Photo from

Roman Reigns suspended by WWE for wellness policy violation

Jun 22, 2016 - 9:10 AM

Reigns has been suspended for 30 days for his first violation

THE GUY. Roman Reigns will likely miss the WWE Draft due to a wellness policy violation. Photo from WWE

UP wins in World Supremacy Battlegrounds street dance contest

Oct 05, 2015 - 8:55 PM

UPeepz a UP Diliman College of Human Kinetics based hip hop dance group wins first place at the World Supremacy Battlegrounds

RAW Deal: Oh, the humanity

Jul 22, 2015 - 4:25 PM

There is a place for real stories such as these The only issue is that humanity might not actually be best for business

PHENOM. The Undertaker returned to seek revenge against Brock Lesnar, though not everyone is sure how to feel about it. Photo from