Gaming

Modern Combat Versus Launched on Android and iOS

HIGHLIGHTS Modern Combat Versus is free to download The game is currently available just in beta It can only be downloaded in select countries as of now Gameloft has now released the latest entry in its popular Modern Combat franchise called Modern Combat Versus on both Android and iOS. The new online multiplayer game is currently available only in select countries and will be ... Read More »

Commodore 64 Mini Poised To Continue The Hot Retro Gaming Trend

Retro gaming has been a hot topic as of late and it appears to show no signs of slowing. The NES Classic generated a ton of buzz for Nintendo last year (some good, some bad) and the company followed up with the SNES Classic which just hit store shelves today – and quickly sold out almost everywhere. The Ataribox continues to draw interest as ... Read More »

This week’s highs and lows in PC gaming

This week I interviewed X-Com creator Julian Gollop about Phoenix Point, his return to the turn-based strategy genre. It’s shaping up to be a treat for those who want more of that kind of game after knocking through War of the Chosen, with a totally different approach to the strategic layer. It borrows more from Civ in that way than anything ... Read More »

The best gaming headsets you can buy

Video game fans will know there is nothing quite like getting the very best sound out of your favourite games, from the rush of bullets to the deathly quiet of stealth missions. Which is why many people turn to a gaming headset to get the top experience out of a new game. Whether for use on a console such as the Xbox ... Read More »

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 »