Entertainment

Lana Del Rey review – ‘Hollywood sadcore’ shines in Australia

While questions of artificiality still seems to arise when discussing Lana Del Rey’s work, on stage her sincerity is undoubtable. Photograph: Alexandre Schneider/Getty Images For hours, throngs of Lana Del Rey devotees have been camped outside Qudos Bank Arena to secure front-row spots to her Sydney show. They are mostly young women, many brandishing the unofficial uniform of the night: flower crowns ... Read More »

Fortnite Invite Codes for iOS Invites Now Available

Epic Games sent the first batch of Fortnite Battle RoyaleiOS invites last week. Now the developer is letting those playing Fortnite mobile bring their friends into the game to try it out. Existing Fortnite iOS players have received an email from the developer explaining that they can send out Fortnite Battle Royale friend invites. “You have new friend invites ready to send!” ... Read More »

Fortnite iOS Launch Revenue Exceeds $1.5 Million in First 4 Days

In a little less than a week, third-person battle royale shooter Fortnite has skyrocketed to the top of the charts on the App Store in more than 40 countries. This is no mean feat considering that the game is invite only at the moment. What’s more is, it’s managed to earn over $1.5 million (around Rs. 9.7 crore) worldwide in its first four days. In ... Read More »

Fortnite Battle Royale Xbox One, PC, and Mobile Crossplay Announced

HIGHLIGHTS Xbox One, PC, iOS and Android Fortnite players can soon play together PS4 and Xbox One players cannot PS4 and Xbox One cross-play may be more complicated than imagined Fornite Battle Royale developer Epic will support cross-platform play between Xbox One, PC, iOS and Android. The news was revealed during Microsoft’s debut Inside Xbox broadcast on Saturday, March 10. ... Read More »

Teenagers are fueling a competitive gaming tidal wave

“Kungfufruitcup” sits at her desk where she engages with other video gamers on the website Twitch. (Photo by Timothy C. Wright/For The Washington Post.) Video games have come a long way since the days of Atari and Sega. Instead of pulling up a beanbag chair up to the tube TV in your parents’ basement, now there are worldwide competitions among ... Read More »

Trump’s take on gaming and violence was wrong in the ’90s and it’s twice as wrong now

A cobbled-together meeting at the White House is the latest chapter in the long, misguided crusade against video games. It would be comical if the country were not in a bitter ongoing debate about gun control and the safety of children; but since we are, it’s frustrating that time is still being spent on this long-settled “debate” instead of on ... Read More »

How Digital Gaming In India Is Growing Up Into A Billion-Dollar Market

Participants at the 2018 DreamHack video gaming festival in Leipzig, Germany. India is one of the top five countries for mobile gaming in the world, and online gamers base in the country is estimated to become 310 million by 2021. (Photo credit by Getty Images) The Indian digital gaming industry is growing rapidly, with behemoths like Alibaba backed-Paytm, Tencent, Youzu and Nazara investing in ... Read More »

Jon Hopkins Teases New Music

Jon Hopkins has shared a four-minute video trailer featuring new music. You can watch it above. The animated clip, which is titled ‘Trailer 2018’, gives fans a chance to hear the first new material from the producer since 2015, and comes five years on from the release of his last studio album, Immunity. “I’m so happy to share some brand new ... Read More »

As Marvel’s ‘Black Panther’ roars, here’s how DC’s ‘dark and turgid’ movies can play catch up

Source: Marvel A panther just mauled the box office competition, and some suggest its next victim might be an upstart superhero movie operation. The record-breaking debut of Marvel Studios’ “Black Panther” further cemented the superhero movie maker’s dominance over Hollywood. Yet Marvel’s counterpart, Warner Brothers’ DC Extended Universe (DCEU), has some serious catching up to do—especially after last year’s “Justice ... Read More »

10 Hollywood movies on black people

A still of ‘Black Panther’. New Delhi: Marvel’s superhero film Black Panther, which is currently storming the global box office, is noteworthy for its all-black star cast and emphasis on Afrofuturism, a philosophy that studies the intersection of Afro-American culture with technology. Here are 10 other Hollywood films focused on black people. The Color Purple (1985): The Steven Spielberg film depicts the issues ... Read More »