Entertainment

Latest PS Vita Firmware Update Makes It Unusable, Users Report

If you’re one of the few who own the PS Vita, there’s a good chance that your handheld might be suffering from a host of issues brought about by the latest firmware update 3.57. Though most PS Vita patch notes have an indication of enhancing “stability”, all that the 3.57 firmware update did was remove features related to Facebook. And ... Read More »

The Division Windows Beta Lacks Proper Anti-Cheat Technology; Ubisoft Aware of Issues

With Ubisoft’s third-person role-playing game hybrid The Division having its beta extended by a day, PC users have taken to Reddit upon discovering how easy it is to cheat in the game. “I’m a reverse engineer and experienced game developer that specialises in most game securities. I love this game too much to see this game go down in flames. ... Read More »

EA Forecast Disappoints as Star Wars’ Game Success Proves Bittersweet

Electronic Arts Inc’s quarterly revenue missed analysts’ estimates and the company did not raise its full-year forecasts as much as expected as the strong sales of the newly launched “Star Wars: Battlefront” proved to be bittersweet. Shares of Electronic Arts, which is known to issue conservative forecasts, tumbled 8 percent in after-hours trading on Thursday. The hotly anticipated first-person shooter ... Read More »

PC Games Outsold Mobile Games in 2015

It appears that PC digital game sales fared better than mobile gaming in 2015. According to market research firm Superdata, PC downloadable games earned over $32 billion (roughly Rs. 2,17,585 crores) annually, well above the $25.1 billion (around Rs. 1,69,989 crores) generated by mobile games. And this isn’t all. Although mobile gaming appears to be a bigger focal point for ... Read More »

Spotify Gathering $500 Million Growth Investment: Report

Sweden’s world number one music streaming provider Spotify is on the point of raising $500 million (roughly Rs. 3,403 crores) in investor notes in order to underpin projected future growth, the Svenska Dagbladet daily reported Wednesday. The paper said potential investors would be invited to a meeting on the subject in Stockholm “next week.” The paper added that Spotify “will ... Read More »

Rihanna Releases Long-Awaited Album as Tidal Streaming Exclusive

R&B superstar Rihanna late Wednesday released her long-awaited eighth album ‘Anti’ as she offered exclusive early access through commercial tie-ups. ‘Anti,’ Rihanna’s first album since 2012, had been announced late last year but the timing of the release was a surprise and came hours after she put out the first single. Tidal, the streaming service led by rap mogul Jay ... Read More »