Angry Birds Maker’s IPO Seen Less Likely Despite Mobile Games Growth

The often touted but regularly delayed stock-market listing of Rovio, creator of the hugely popular “Angry Birds” mobile game, could be even more distant after this week’s warning of lower earnings and a planned cull of more than a third of its staff. While the mobile games market as a whole is thriving and looks set to grow to more ... Read More »

XCOM 2 Delayed, New Release Date Announced

XCOM 2, the sequel to 2012’s stellar XCOM: Enemy Unknown has been delayed. The game was due for a November release this year, however, Firaxis, the studio responsible for the game, has now announced a February 5, 2016 release date for this PC-only title. The studio says the reason for this is so the game can ship with the best ... Read More »

Destiny: The Taken King an Online Exclusive for Flipkart?

The latest instalment to shared world shooter Destiny: The Taken King appears to be an online exclusive to Flipkart. Right now, the e-commerce giant is the only site with a listing for the disc version of the game called Destiny: The Taken King Legendary Edition. This was further compounded by retailers being instructed by World Wide CD Roms, the game’s ... Read More »

Assassin’s Creed Syndicate PC Release Date Announced

Ubisoft, the company behind Assassin’s Creed Syndicate has confirmed that the game will be coming to PC on November 19. It’s coming to Xbox One and PlayStation 4 (PS4) almost a month earlier on October 23. The delay is inevitable considering how poorly the last entry in the series, Assassin’s Creed Unity, performed on the PC. “We have introduced several ... Read More »

PS4 Exclusive Tearaway Unfolded Not Coming to India

Sony will not be bringing the PlayStation 4 (PS4) exclusive Tearaway Unfolded to India. The game, slated for a September 9 release, will skip India, retail sources have told NDTV Gadgets. “Yes, the game is not coming in officially,” a buyer for at an independent game store confirmed. “We’re not unhappy as it wasn’t going to sell much anyway,” he ... Read More »

Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro for Android Devices Launched at Rs. 2,799

Delhi-based Amkette on Thursday released a Bluetooth gamepad for Android, called the Evo Gamepad Pro. The Gamepad Pro is design to work with most Android games, but Amkette has also created the Evo Gamepad Games app for Google Play, which will help you to find the games that are compatible with the controller. The Amkette Evo Gamepad Pro is available ... Read More »

Disney Shuts Down Development at Indiagames

Disney India is shutting its game development studio, sources at Indiagames have told NDTV Gadgets. We have been given to understand that around 30 programmers, testers, and artists working on the studio’s recent iOS and Android game ICC Pro Cricket 2015 have been given their relieving letters on Thursday. What this means is, one of India’s oldest game studios will ... Read More »

GOG Galaxy Lets You ‘Rollback’ Updates From Games

Steam might be the dominant force in PC game distribution but that’s not stopped others like Origin and GOG Galaxy from staking their claim to the throne. While Origin gives you free games each month, GOG Galaxy serves them up to you minus the pesky DRM that tends to make the experience intrusive. Now, GOG has added a rollback feature ... Read More »

YouTube Gaming, Google’s Twitch Competitor, to Launch Wednesday

YouTube’s big push to gaming, which it first announced in June, is set to release on Wednesday as a standalone website and will also be available via apps on Android and iOS. YouTube Gaming will compete against Amazon-owned Twitch, which currently leads the game live-streaming business with milestones such as around 2 million concurrent viewers. The launch of YouTube Gaming ... Read More »

Microsoft: Xbox One to Be Sold at Priority Retailers From September 1

On Monday, NDTV Gadgets exclusively reported that the Xbox One will be coming to Microsoft Priority Retailers in India by next month. On Tuesday, Microsoft officially announced that Xbox One consoles, accessories, Microsoft-published Xbox One games, and Xbox Live subscriptions will be available at Microsoft Priority Resellers across India from September 1 in Delhi NCR, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Kolkata, Bengaluru, Chennai, ... Read More »