Gaming

Red Dead Redemption’s Appearance on Xbox One Was a Mistake: Microsoft

Red Dead Redemption, the open-world western video game, had become available as a backwards compatible title for the Xbox One over the weekend despite no official announcement. It seems that was an error on Microsoft’s part, and the company clarified that in a statement on Monday. “Microsoft tests all Xbox 360 games with our emulator to ensure a quality experience ... Read More »

Humble Bundle Is Now a Publisher Too, With Humble Originals

The Humble Bundle has made a name for itself in the video game sector with its pay what you want approach combined with its charitable identity. It now wants to set up a new vertical called Humble Originals wherein it helps small gaming projects get off the ground. In an interview with video gaming blog Destructoid, Humble Bundle Co-Founder John ... Read More »

Firewatch’s Poor PS4 Frame Rate: Campo Santo Is Working on a Fix

Reviews for the heavily anticipated first-person exploration adventure game Firewatch are finally out and for most part they’ve been favourable. But there has been a bone of contention for most critics on the eve of its launch. The game’s technical performance, particularly on the PS4 isn’t everything it should be what with a choppy and inconsistent frame rate. It’s something ... Read More »

Game Over for One of the Biggest Piracy Groups in the World

China-based cracking group 3DM will stop working on circumvention methods for single-player PC games for a year. The reason for this it claims, is to see if legitimate sales are impacted. “We just had an internal meeting. Starting at the Chinese New Year, 3DM will not crack any single-player games,” the group’s leader who goes by the handle of Bird ... Read More »

Obama’s $4 Billion Computer Science for All Program to Include Gaming

US President Barack Obama unveiled a $4 billion (Rs. 27,182 crores) plan to revamp the country’s education system, called the Computer Science for All initiative. Through this, $4 billion would be given to states, and an additional $100 million to school districts, with the aim to create or improve computer science learning programs in the nation. And it will feature ... Read More »

Titanfall 2 to Feature Single-Player Campaign

Titanfall 2 doesn’t have a solid release date besides releasing before March 2017. Though this hasn’t stopped creator Respawn Entertainment from divulging what to expect in the sequel to 2013’s multiplayer hit. Namely a single-player campaign. Something that was teased awhile ago on a podcast. “So we are doing our best to deliver a vision of grand global colonial warfare ... Read More »

Tech Mahindra Launches Mobile Gaming-Focused Twitch Rival, mSportz

Tech Mahindra Ltd has launched a mobile gaming live streaming platform called mSportz. According to the service’s official website, the platform aims be the “leading live streaming platform for mobile gaming, aiming to connect the world’s 1 billion mobile gamers.” Essentially, the app will let you share gameplay from your smartphone or tablet with others the world over. This isn’t ... Read More »

Hitman PS4 Beta Date, Story Details Revealed

Square Enix has lifted the lid on the story and beta details for its upcoming stealth game, Hitman in an official post on the game’s website. The game will favour Sony’s current-gen console, the PlayStation 4 over other launch platforms, with the beta set to arrive on PS4 first on February 12. The company said you can “guarantee” access by ... Read More »

Play Fallout 4 With Metal Gear Solid Characters

One of the distinct advantages of playing post-apocalyptic role-playing game Fallout 4 on the PC is the sheer amount of community generated content (or mods as they’re called). While we’ve seen mods that improve the visual quality of the game and augment the number of items you can carry, this latest one from Fallout 4 modder Akbiba91 lets you play ... Read More »

The Division Might Not Officially Support Mods, But There’s Already One for It

Despite Ubisoft’s insistence that PC version of The Division – its anticipated shooter role-playing game hybrid – will not support community created enhancements or mods as they’re known, there’s one that works with it right now. SweetFX is a popular graphics mod that allows users to apply a host of post-processing effects to make games look better. It builds upon ... Read More »