Konami Shuts Down Los Angeles Studio, Considers New Metal Gear Solid Game

With Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain and its online mode finally out for consoles (the PC version is expected in January, 2016), publisher Konami has officially shuttered its Los Angeles studio. “Konami has made the decision to close its Los Angeles Studio, effective immediately, due to the product development resources being restructured into a more centralised unit,” Konami ... Read More »

Twitch for Android Now on Par With iOS; Updated With Push Notifications

Live streaming service Twitch has announced a crucial update to its Android app. You can now receive notifications when broadcasters you follow start streaming. In addition to this, you can just as easily enable or disable notifications from certain streamers without unfollowing them. “Starting today, you can receive live alerts for any broadcasters you follow. If you already have our ... Read More »

Star Wars: Uprising for Android and iOS Is a Prequel to Force Awakens

With Star Wars: The Force Awakens out this December, the Disney marketing machine is in full swing. From unveiling hot ticket toys like the BB8 robot to the Crossguard Lightsaber, there’s a lot of tangible merchandise for fans. (Also see: Missed Force Friday? Here’s Some Star Wars Merchandise You Can Buy in India) And if you’re looking for your Star ... Read More »

Check Out Windows 10 and Backwards Compatibility on the Xbox One Soon

At Gamescom 2015, Microsoft announced that Windows 10 and backwards compatibility – which lets you play your Xbox 360 games on your Xbox One – is finally hitting the console in November. In a run up to that, members of the Xbox One Preview Program will be invited to try it out with invites being sent in phases. “Our goal ... Read More »

Pokemon Go Augmented Reality Game for Android and iOS Announced

Not content with Pokemon games released at a regular pace on the Nintendo 3DS, the Pokemon Company – the corporation responsible for marketing and licensing the Pokemon franchise – announced Pokemon Go for Android and iOS. It’s an augmented reality game that lets players find and battle Pokemon in the real world. And unlike most games in the Pokemon series, ... Read More »

Android, iOS, and Windows Players of Minecraft Can Game Together

It’s almost been a year since Microsoft bought Minecraft studio Mojang. Since then, the Redmond-based company has been steadily working on the massive open world hit. On Tuesday, it announced that the Windows 10 and Pocket Editions of the game have been updated for cross-platform multiplayer support. What this means is if you’re playing the game on Android, iOS, Windows ... Read More »

Here’s How You Can Play StarCraft in Your Browser

The first StarCraft game was a revelation for the real-time strategy genre. Sporting easy to understand gameplay mechanics and relatively low system specifications, it soon became one of the most widely played games ever. And while strategy games have yielded the limelight to the multiplayer online battle arena (MOBA) genre with games like League of Legends and Defense of the ... Read More »

FIFA 16 India Price Confirmed; Amazon Is EA’s New Exclusive Partner

FIFA 16 will be exclusive to Amazon India, according to a banner on the retailer’s website. The game will be available on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One, and should hit the country on release date at Rs. 3,999 for the standard edition, and Rs. 4,499 for the deluxe edition of the game on Xbox One and PS4. The ... Read More »

Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Indian Price and Release Date Confirmed

While pre-orders for the hotly anticipated first-person shooter, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, have been going on internationally for a few months now, pre-orders for Indian gamers looking to buy the game at local retail stores should begin shortly. Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 will be priced at Rs. 4,299 on consoles (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, and Xbox ... Read More »

US Presidential Candidate Rubio Says Minecraft Can Prepare Kids for Future

Republican presidential candidate Marco Rubio said Thursday that the popular “Minecraft” video game is a good example of how to prepare young people for the new economy. The Florida senator visited the Lamp Post Group, a startup incubator in Chattanooga, to discuss his plans for promoting innovation. Rubio said a key part of that is for the government to avoid ... Read More »