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  • More of the same - But that's not a bad thing

    When Shadow of Mordor launched, everyone expected it to be one of those bad spin-off video games of a popular franchise. But everyone, including myself, was pleasantly surprised as it turned out to be one the best games of 2014.

  • Where Indie Developers Exceed the AAA Industry

    From niche hobbies to the multibillion dollar industry that video games are today, the journey has been long and eventful. The colossal market that video games have today makes it an ideal place for large corporations to invest in.


    If you happen to visit Sloclap's website you'll notice that there's nothing on it except for Absolver. The online melee action game that has created quite the buzz around the fighting game community is Sloclap's first major project.


    Video games are a standout amongst the arts for its ways of submerging you in its stories. No other medium succeeds in blurring the line between reality and fiction like video games do.

  • Innovative, Immersive (and Inexpensive)

    Based on a Celtic setting and developed by Ninja Theory – the team behind Heavenly Sword, DmC and Enslaved – Hellblade might seem like a generic hack-and-slash title but there is so much more to the game than meets the eye.

  • Don't get hyped for Age of Empires 4

    On 21 August 2017, Microsoft announced Age of Empires 4. There is a trailer on YouTube, but before you get excited let's break down what we know about the project so far.

  • Top 4 tips for winning in Playerunknown's Battlegrounds

    If you're still waiting for your first chicken dinner in PUBG even after a hundred games, use these 5 tips to plough through the competition.

  • Types of annoying people I met in online games

    These are the kind of people who take the game way too seriously, and when they play, their adrenaline goes into overdrive. Throwing fits of rage and blaming others are their conventions.

  • Prospects of Rainbow Six: Siege in Bangladesh

    Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six : Siege at first failed to generate much excitement and reviews were lukewarm, when it was launched in December 2015. Fast forward 20 months and Siege is one of the biggest first-person shooters around.

  • Graphics Card Buying Guide: 2017 Edition

    If you are a PC gamer, then you obviously understand the importance of a good graphics card in your system.

  • Why Cricket Games Don't Work

    If you ask Bangladeshi sports fans what their favourite sport is, they will be torn between Cricket and Football.

  • The rising eSport of Bangladesh

    On December 1 2015, Ubisoft launched Rainbow Six: Siege. Unlike any other online tactical FPS game available, Rainbow Six: Siege offers players their freedom of movement where they can squad up with four other players & compete in a close-quarters, destructible environment.

  • Fidget spinners of the past

    Fidget spinners became internet famous almost overnight and even managed to hit the Bangladeshi market within a short span of time.

  • A mansion has many rooms…and stories

    What Remains of Edith Finch is a game by Giant Sparrow about what death does to a family.

  • Spiderman: First Impressions

    When Sony first announced the new exclusive for the PS4, a lot of people were perplexed.

  • The path to video game addiction

    Once upon a not-so-distant-time, the word “addiction” would strike fear into the hearts of parents worldwide.

  • A punch-up brawler for the fans

    The Tekken series has never been afraid to be a little bonkers, even in a world where every little disagreement can be solved with a few rib jabs and kicks to the face.


    Codemasters' latest edition of the acclaimed F1 series, F1 2016 has been a giant leap forward compared to the previous installments.

  • Bethesda and Ubisoft at E3

    Bethesda's brief but satisfying show on Sunday night was framed as a tour of a theme park called Bethesdaland.

  • EA at E3

    Another year, another E3 and a new massive set of video games are now in the forefront of community discussion.