Gaming

This week in games: Psychonauts goes temporarily free, Fortnite goes Battlegrounds

  Okay, I’ll keep this short because we are well-and-truly into review season now—this week alone we had Dishonored: Death of the Outsider, Divinity: Original Sin 2, Tooth and Tail, Cook Serve Delicious 2, some strategy game called Oriental Empires, and more. So many games. Death of the Outsider has a launch trailer below, plus Humble is giving away copies of Psychonauts, thatgamecompany unveiled its Journey follow-up, Fortnite added a PUBG mode, Sea of Thieves lays ... Read More »

Sky shows big Apple TV 4K gaming push, poaching key PlayStation Journey dev

Apple looks keen to make a big gaming push with its new Apple TV 4K set top box, revealing it’s poached a key studio from core console platform holders Sony at its iPhone 8 launch event. Thatgamecompany, the dev team behind the critically acclaimed Journey, is developing its new title, Sky, exclusively for Apple platforms. And while it’s coming to iPhone and iPad, it’s the Apple ... Read More »

Review: Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming

Dell Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming is priced at Rs1,15,190. The newest addition to Dell’s Inspiron line-up is meant to be a slightly more affordable alternative to the more expensive 15-inch Alienware (starting from Rs1,63,990; www.dell.com/in) gaming laptop. In terms of design, the Inspiron 15 7000 Gaming doesn’t actually betray its gaming credentials till you notice the red inserts on the front ... Read More »

Asus ROG Chimera gaming laptop rocks a fast 17.3-inch 144Hz G-Sync display

If it is a blazing fast display for gaming on the go that you’re after, Asus has what you need in its ROG Chimera, a 17.3-inch laptop with 144Hz Full HD panel. Oh, and it supports G-Sync to boot. Asus is currently showing off its ROG Chimera at IFA 2017, Laptop Mag reports. Details are still few and far between, though ... Read More »

Target leaks possible Bethesda Game of Thrones game (Updated)

Update: According to Forbes, a Target spokesperson has responded, saying “This is not a real product – we’re sorry for any confusion.” The spokesperson did not elaborate further, so we still don’t know it was an error by Target or a spoofed URL, though the listing, whatever its origin, is now gone. Original story: Game of Thrones and A Song of ... Read More »

Rocket League on Nintendo Switch Will Have Free Mario and Metroid Cars

Rocket League on the Nintendo Switch will have Mario and Metroid-themed vehicles, the game’s developer Psyonix announced on Wednesday. They will be provided free exclusively to all Switch players, though you’ll need to unlock them by completing certain achievements. A total of two vehicles will be available in four different choices: Mario and Luigi NSR, and Samus’ well-known gunship from Metroid, with a colour variant for her Varia ... Read More »

Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition Coming to Android, iOS, and Windows This Fall

At Gamescom, the PC version of Final Fantasy XV stole the show but interestingly, game developer Square Enix has now taken the wraps off Final Fantasy XV: Pocket Edition, which is a mobile entry based on the game. The Pocket Edition of the role-playing game will be made available for Android, iOS, and Windows. The company has released an announcement trailer for the Final Fantasy ... Read More »

HTC Said to Be Exploring Strategic Options, Including VR Business Spin-Off and Company Sale

HIGHLIGHTS HTC is exploring a range of options to resurrect its business Spinning off VR business or selling itself is on the cards for HTC HTC’s market value has fallen almost 75% to $1.78 billion in last 5 years Smartphone maker HTC Corp is exploring options that could range from spinning off its virtual reality (VR) business to selling itself, Bloomberg reported ... Read More »

Free PC Game Available On Steam For One Day Only

2013’s Shadow Warrior, the 3D reboot of the classic shooter of the same name, puts you in control of hero Lo Wang as he hacks, slashes, and shoots his way through enemies. Now you can pick up the PC version of the game for free on Steam for a limited time. The offer expires tomorrow at 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET / 6 PM BST. ... Read More »

Monument Valley 2 for Android Is Up for Pre-Registrations on Google Play

HIGHLIGHTS Monument Valley 2 up for pre-registration on Google Play Pre-registering will notify you when the game becomes available It is already available on iOS for Rs. 400 Many will remember 2014’s Monument Valley as one of the most beautifully constructed games to make to the mobile platform. The game was known for its surreal landscapes, stunning architecture, and puzzling geometry. Its ... Read More »