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multiplayer gaming

Two or more people playing a game on the computer and competing with each other over the Internet or inhouse local network (LAN). The traditional card games such as bridge and poker emulate a deck of playing cards. However, video games also allow players to compete within a simulated environment that takes them into a fantasy world. See MOBA, e-sports, MMOG, MMORPG and gaming.
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According to Leonid Musatov, Chief Marketing & Brand Officer - MTS India, "Being a data centric Company, MTS is always looking at creating newer drivers for data consumption in the country and the way online multiplayer gaming is gaining traction, MTS has powered GAMEGOD - India's first online, multiplayer, video gaming platform.
Multiplayer gaming services represents the latest in a series of initiatives launched by Oman Mobile to more than 1.7 million subscribers to play its part in connecting people across Oman and beyond.
The firm is expecting to launch its latest game this year which will ensure synchronous multiplayer gaming experiences across any device, network and location, Star Arcade's CEO Harri Myllyla said as he also welcomed the investment from Klaas Kersting.
Gold membership will be required for online multiplayer gaming, and will also allow 500Mb cloud storage for save games and simultaneous chat with up to seven people.
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Electronic gaming is predicted to grow from $11.1 billion to $15.4 billion by 2011 in Europe, Middle East and Africa (EMEA), according to PriceWaterCoopers and Wilkofsky Gruen.Video game sales are being fuelled by a combination of a growing youth population in many Arab countries, as well as rising internet penetration - particularly high-speed broadband, which facilitates multiplayer gaming. In addition, the summer season is typically a peak sales season.To take full advantage of the period, the organiser of GITEX Technology Week, Dubai World Trade Centre, has announced plans for the region's largest eSport forum.
The phones should be able to handle multiplayer gaming and move more easily between different wireless networks.
Swedish multi-player and connected gaming solutions supplier Terraplay Systems AB said on Monday (5 September) that the Indian mobile games publisher Indiagames Ltd had selected Terraplay to provide server solutions for connected and multiplayer gaming.
Bluetooth and triband GSM/GPRS capabilities mean wireless multiplayer gaming should be possible both locally and via a mobile phone network.
The service is designed to connect a PlayStation 2 to the Internet so that the user can participate in online multiplayer gaming. BT Openworld is supplying its mass market consumer broadband products - BT Openworld Broadband and BT Broadband - which are both compatible with the PlayStation Network Gaming service.
Each board boasts an SB1394 socket, otherwise known as Firewire, which means lag-free multiplayer gaming if you've got more than one computer.
ENGAGE is more than just an online games service, providing chat, bulletin boards, leaderboards and many other features designed to create the ultimate online multiplayer gaming experience.