Ubisoft is developing five games for Microsoft’s next Xbox

During a recent earnings call, Ubisoft CEO and co-founder Yves Guillemot announced that the publisher is working on five games for Microsoft’s next Xbox console, according to Game Informer. Three of the five titles are Watch Dogs: Legion, Gods & Monsters and Rainbow Six: Quarantine, which will be released both on the current Xbox One and the upcoming Xbox, which is […]

How To Play Games Sober

Drink Games lend themselves surprisingly well to drinking, even though your hands are full most of the time. Drink while tweaking your settings. Drink during the opening cutscene (it’s always too long anyway.). Drink during load screens. Drink when characters on the screen drink. Drink before you even start playing. Come home from the bar […]

The best games for PS4

Sony’s PlayStation 4 is fast approaching its sixth birthday, and that poses a problem. You see, game developers have seen fit to release a game for almost every day the console has been available, leaving you with well over 1,500 titles to choose from. The sheer volume of games on offer, coupled with the subjective […]

Apple Arcade review: Let the games begin

While Apple¡¦s latest mobile operating system iOS 13 brings major new features and enhancements to iPhones, what users may find more exciting is Apple Arcade ¡X a new gaming platform. Many see Arcade as a response to Google’s Stadia gaming platform. But let us keep that debate for another day. For now, Apple appears to be attracting a lot […]

The Batman Arkham trilogy is now free to download from the Epic Games Store

From now until September 26th, you can grab six Batman games for free on the Epic Games Store. These include Rocksteady’s three Batman Arkham games, as well as three Lego Batman games from Traveller’s Tales. To get your hands on the games, just log into the Epic Games Store and claim them free of charge. Of the six, […]

The best multiplayer PC games 2019: top competitive games to play today

Welcome to our pick of the best multiplayer PC games of 2019.  If videogames are defined by competition, then there’s nothing more gamey than drawing your controller from its holster and taking on other players. Whether you’re rubbing shoulders with your frenemies on the couch or taking on the world, the best multiplayer PC games […]

Video game stocks slide after Trump implicates games in mass shootings

Shares of major video game companies fell sharply on Monday following President Donald Trump’s speech addressing mass shootings in Texas and Ohio in which he implicated violent games as a reason for the attacks. Electronic Arts and Take Two Interactive declined about 4%, while Zyngadropped 5%. The stock of Activision Blizzard, which publishes the Call of Duty series, fell by more […]

Chinese video-game censorship doesn’t end with ‘Devotion’

By all accounts, Devotion was a great game. That sentence has to be in past tense, and the opinion has to be second-hand, because Devotion was only available to play for one week earlier this year. But apparently, it was a twisted and masterful psychological horror title inspired by games like PT, but steeped in Taiwanese superstition. Devotion landed on Steam […]

National Video Game Day 2019: 5 Classic Video Games That Take You back to the 90s

On July 8, the world witnessed National Video Games Day (or National Videogame Day). The obscure ‘holiday’ is one of two National Video Game Days that gamers across the world observe (the other is on September 12). The first mention of National Video Games Day appears in the 1991 edition of Chase’s Calendar of Events […]

How India caught on the new-age board game culture of the west to create an ecosystem of cafes & communities back home

It is a weeknight. It is also game night for Akhila Phadnis. The 29-year-old board game devotee from north Bengaluru has just spent nearly one-and-a-half hours braving the city’s infamous traffic snarl to reach the eastern suburb of Kodihalli. But her enthusiasm remains unaffected, for Cheating Moth and Codenames await. Her indifference to put herself through a […]