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PUBG Mobile Can Now Be Played on PC Using Tencent’s Official Emulator – Gaming Buddy

HIGHLIGHTS PUBG Mobile emulator is now available for PC users The emulator comes in an installation pack of 8.4MB It lets you switch between HD, Full-HD, and Ultra-HD resolutions PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) made a name for itself last year, popularising the battle royale genre. It launched on Windows, but got a mobile version earlier this year- PUBG Mobile was launched on both Android and iOSin March. Users ... Read More »

Asura Is the First Made in India Nintendo Switch Game

HIGHLIGHTS Asura is developed by Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio No Nintendo Switch release date has been listed yet No price has been revealed either Asura from Hyderabad-based Ogre Head Studio is the first Nintendo Switch game made in India. The game fuses Hindu mythology with Diablo-like combat and was an entertaining effort when it hit the PC a year ago. Now it seems ... Read More »

Entertainment Publicity Firm Rogers & Cowan Acquires ITB Worldwide

Images from the #MangoGirls campaign | Source: Courtesy New York, United States — Rogers & Cowan is amping up its influencer expertise with the acquisition of ITB Worldwide, a London-based marketing agency that specializes in matching brands with celebrities and digital influencers. Founded in 2008, ITB Worldwide established itself by orchestrating high-profile campaigns, such as Natalie Portman’s long-standing relationship with Dior ... Read More »

Fair Saint Louis Announces 2018 Entertainment Lineup

St. Louis Symphony Orchestra, Jason Derulo and Martina McBride lead the entertainment for America’s Biggest Birthday Party: July 4, 6 & 7 at Gateway Arch National Park ST. LOUIS (May 8, 2018)—Fair Saint Louis has announced the entertainment lineup for its 2018 annual celebration. The world-renowned ST. LOUIS SYMPHONY ORCHESTRA, global multi-platinum recording artist JASON DERULO and country music superstar MARTINA MCBRIDE ... Read More »

Cannes 2018: film festival kicks off with some high-end soapy entertainment

Critics forced to watch opening ceremony Following the news that Cannes was to stop advance press screenings and make the hacks watch the films at the same time as the red-carpet folk, there was much emollient argument to the effect that the difference would be negligible. The change has, however, had a notable effect on the press show for the ... Read More »

Three guitar heroes for a new era

 Serious sophistication: Annie Clark of St Vincent performs at the 2018 Coachella Festival. Photograph: Matt Cowan/Getty Images for Coachella Is the guitar dying? Ten years after the recession, the industry has seen its share of struggle: the 2,633,000 units sold in the US in 2017 falls about 5% short of the 2008 figure, according to Music Trades magazine. But the ... Read More »

Played out? Gibson’s bankruptcy fuels fears for the guitar’s future

Bruce Springsteen on Broadway, guitar in hand: ‘It was the sword in the stone.’ Photograph: Kevin Mazur/Getty Images The industry faces threats from changing musical tastes, online commerce, and the instrument’s own durability. But new talent offers hope Bruce Springsteen stood in a black T-shirt on a Broadway stage and talked about when he first discovered the power of the instrument ... Read More »

Pipa Virtuoso Wu Man Brings Ancient Chinese Music To The Present

Wu Man hopes her use of the pipa will help teach the world more about Chinese culture. Stephen Kahn/Courtesy of the artist Wu Man is recognized as the world’s greatest virtuoso on an instrument that is over 2000 years old: the Chinese pipa. Throughout her career, she’s brought the pear-shaped, 24-fret instrument into the 21st century by collaborating with world class ... Read More »

10 Best Movies and TV Shows to Stream in April

Finally! Last year’s big Emmy-winning breakout hit The Handmaid’s Tale is back on the air – “under his eye,” naturally – to give us yet another glimpse of a hellish, misogynistic dystopia that’s pure escapism. (Riiiight.) Offred and Co. will have plenty of competition for your attention this month, as the service also drops a doc on everyone’s favorite impossibly proportioned doll; ... Read More »

Sports can play a role in weight management

Uday Jhala at a football game. Photo: Aniruddha Chowdhury/Mint Football Uday Jhala, 36, hates working out and loves his junk food and drinks. Yet, he weighs a healthy 67kg—the ideal weight for a man 5ft, 9 inches tall. “Given the amount of trash I eat and drink, I should be thrice my size. Thanks to football, I am fairly fit ... Read More »