Here’s What Microsoft Can Do in $69 Billion Activision Deal After UK Ban

Britain’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) on Wednesday blocked Microsoft’s $69 billion (nearly Rs. 5,64,100 crore) acquisition of Call of Duty maker Activision Blizzard over concerns it would hinder cloud gaming. The ruling was a shock after the regulator had already resolved its concerns about the consoles market, a sector dominated by Sony‘s PlayStation and Microsoft‘s … Read more

The Last of Us Part I PC Port’s New 25 GB Patch Brings Optimisation, Fixes Crashing, Improves Textures

The Last of Us Part I on PC has received a massive 25GB patch, aimed at improving the horrid condition it was launched at. Dubbed v1.0.4.0, the version marks the seventh update since the port was launched on March 28, proving that developer Naughty Dog hasn’t given up on it yet. The patch is mainly … Read more

Dead Island 2 Review: Escape From Hell-A

In most video games, you just kill stuff. You shoot, stab, blow up, or slice through a rotating cast of bad guys on your way to a usually yellow and sometimes off-white circular-ish marker on your screen, where you receive your next set of instructions from an NPC. Apparently, that radio/file/key/code/ you were looking for … Read more

Final Fantasy XVI Extended Gameplay Revealed at PlayStation’s State of Play Event

Final Fantasy XVI just got an extended gameplay reveal at PlayStation’s State of Play event, held early Friday. The 25-minute-long footage touched upon the game’s summonable Eikons and combat, as producer Naoki Yoshida stressed that there’s no requirement for one to have played the previous games. In fact, Final Fantasy 16 functions as an entirely … Read more

Doom Eternal, Kena: Bridge of Spirits, and Wolfenstein: The Old Blood Lead PlayStation Plus Extra, Deluxe Games for April 2023

Doom Eternal leads the pack of new titles coming to the PlayStation Plus Extra and Deluxe/ Premium catalogue, this month. Starting April 18, all higher-tier PS Plus subscribers gain access to Bethesda’s demonic shooter, where you cycle between firearms, a flamethrower, a wrist-mounted blade, and more to lay waste to diabolical monsters, set against a … Read more

PlayStation State of Play Event to Showcase Final Fantasy XVI Gameplay: Details

Sony is hosting a new State of Play event this week, headlined by Final Fantasy XVI. In a tweet, PlayStation confirmed over 20 minutes of new gameplay from Square Enix’s highly-anticipated dark fantasy game. The event will be live across PlayStation’s official YouTube and Twitch channels on April 14 at 2:30am IST in India, and … Read more

The Last of Us Part I PC Review: A Port So Disappointing, It Deserves an ‘Early Access’ Tag

There’s no denying that The Last of Us has been on every PC gamer’s radar since marking its first steps on the PS3 in 2013. A title so monumental, it was released two more times across subsequent PlayStation generations, adapting and surviving the test of time. The new PC version of The Last of Us … Read more

E3 2023 Has Been Cancelled

E3 2023 has been cancelled — it’s not happening in any form, in-person or digital, this year. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA) confirmed the news on Twitter, following an original report from IGN based on emails sent to its members. It mentioned that while E3 was a beloved brand, the 2023 edition ‘simply did not … Read more

Ubisoft Backs Out of E3 2023, Will Host Its Own Event: Report

Ubisoft no longer plans on attending this year’s physical E3 event. In a statement to VGC, the game publisher has decided to ‘move in a different direction’, and instead, hold its own separate Ubisoft Forward Live event on June 12 in Los Angeles. The news comes after last month’s investor call, where the company CEO … Read more

PS5, PS5 Digital Edition to Receive Rs. 5,000 Discount From April 1 in India: All Details

There’s good news for PlayStation fans as Sony has now confirmed that all variants of its PS5 gaming console will receive a limited time discount of Rs. 5,000 in India from April 1. This is said to be part of its summer promotional offer and would be applicable for both online and offline purchases. This … Read more