Gaming

EA Play is joining Xbox Game Pass for free. Alongside the launch date and pricing reveal for Xbox Series X, Microsoft announced that EA Play — EA’s games subscription service, earlier known as EA Access / Origin Access — will now be included at no additional cost with Xbox Game Pass Ultimate, and Xbox Game
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Xbox Series S, the more affordable and less powerful version of the Xbox Series X, has been announced by the company. Offered with a pocket-friendly price tag, the Xbox Series S is touted to be the smallest Xbox console ever, marked by a distinctive grill on its body. Although the Microsoft-owned gaming giant hasn’t announced
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Chinese gaming and social media group Tencent said on Thursday it takes the protection of user privacy and data seriously, in response to India’s banning of Chinese apps. The company said it would engage with Indian authorities to ensure the continued availability of its apps in India. India has banned another 118 mostly Chinese mobile
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For tens of millions of gamers in India, Tencent’s PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG) video game was a welcome distraction from the coronavirus pandemic. Then the government said it was pulling the plug. “When everything was under lockdown, PUBG’s interactive features gave me a semblance of real-world social interaction. It was a stress-buster for me,” said Mustafa
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An Indian firm is set to launch a battle royale mobile video game in partnership with Bollywood star Akshay Kumar, capitalising on the void left by a ban on Chinese tech firm Tencent’s popular PlayerUnknown’s Battlegrounds (PUBG). nCore Games, based in the Bengaluru, will launch its Fearless and United: Guards (FAU-G) game by the end
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China’s commerce ministry said on Thursday it strongly opposed India banning Chinese mobile apps. Indian actions violate the legal interests of Chinese investors and services providers and China asks India to correct its mistakes, commerce ministry spokesman Gao Feng told a briefing. India has banned another 118 mostly Chinese mobile apps including Chinese gaming and
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Fortnite Chapter 2 Season 4 titled Nexus War has been announced and it brings Marvel superheroes into the game, in the form of character skins. The development was shared on the official website. Nexus War introduces some iconic locations from the Marvel universe like Doom’s Domain, Sentinel Graveyard, and more to the game. Fortnite Chapter
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Sony PlayStation 5 pre-orders have begun, the Japanese company has announced. It added that the online registration is open for PlayStation users for an opportunity to receive an invitation to pre-order a PS5 console. The consoles will only be shipped in the US. In other PS5-related news, a Brazilian telecommunications agency has allegedly certified Bluetooth
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Independent British firm Tonic Games has delivered the latest feel-good gaming hit, Fall Guys: Ultimate Knockout, after Sony offered it to subscribers and by tapping the power of streamers and social media. Taking inspiration from classic TV shows such as Takeshi’s Castle and It’s a Knockout, players navigate clumsy, costumed avatars through a series of life-or-death
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Age of Empires III: Definitive Edition has been officially revealed at Gamescom 2020. Featuring upgraded 4K graphics, enhanced audio and new game modes, the remastered title is set to be released on October 15. While the first two instalments from the iconic strategy trilogy have already been released in their Definite Edition-versions in 2018 and
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Resident Evil is officially coming to TV. Netflix has ordered a scripted live-action adaptation of Capcom’s best-selling horror video game franchise that has previously given us six movies with Milla Jovovich. Constantin Film, the German studio behind the Resident Evil film series, will produce the Resident Evil Netflix series, with Supernatural co-showrunner Andrew Dabb on
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World Cricket Championship 2 (WCC2) receives most of the people’s vote in the gaming category in the Digital India AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge. According the government poll, WCC 2 received 74 percent of all votes, making it a clear winner of this challenge. This ‘AatmaNirbhar Bharat App Innovation Challenge’ was announced in July, soon
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