Nony Khondaker

June 7, 2018
June 7, 2018

The droids you are looking for

An auteur of story-driven interactive adventures, David Cage and his studio Quantic Dream are well-known for their choice-driven walking simulators such as Fahrenheit, Heavy Rain and Beyond. In 2012, Quantic Dream released a short film titled “Kara” where an android of the same name becomes self-aware while being assembled in the factory. The tech demo, with its ground-breaking visuals and

May 10, 2018
May 10, 2018

A Way Out - A Mixed Bag of Emotions

Since 2016, EA has been running a program called EA Originals where they look for promising indie games and provide them full funding without any publishing fees. The latest product of this program is A Way Out, a story driven co-op experience created by Swedish filmmaker Josef Fares, who previously directed Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons. Ever since its E3 reveal in 2017, A Way Out got a lot of gamers excited but probably not as much as Fares himself who confidently stated “It is impossible to not like this game”. Is his statement true?

March 22, 2018
March 22, 2018

Online Gaming Group Etiquette

There are lots of groups on social media where gamers share their collective passion of videogames. More often than not, however, gamers get a little too passionate and turn the groups into toxic wastelands. Here are some scenarios that are very likely to trigger gamers and a guide on how not to behave in such contexts.

March 1, 2018
March 1, 2018

Ubisoft's new direction and what it means for gamers

In the past two decades or so, Ubisoft had kept gamers (and themselves) very busy by releasing at least one AAA single-player title every year – namely, entries from the Prince of Persia, Assassin's Creed and the Tom Clancy franchises. In the earlier days, they did a very good job of juggling the workload as most of their games would be acclaimed by gamers and critics alike.

February 1, 2018
February 1, 2018

A few steps forward, a hundred backward

Even though Don Bradman Cricket 17 was a major disappointment, I was willing to give Big Ant cricket games another chance when Ashes Cricket was announced with fully licensed Australia and England teams.

January 18, 2018
January 18, 2018

Motorcycle combat done (almost) right

The motorcycle combat genre was first popularised by the Road Rash franchise in the 90s. However, no game could do justice to the genre after the discontinuation of the franchise.

November 30, 2017
November 30, 2017

The dying franchise comes back to life

The franchise Assassin's Creed, with its then-fresh premise, revolutionary gameplay and intriguing storyline, had found its place in gamers' hearts (and hoodies, backpacks, and just about any merchandise imaginable!).

November 23, 2017
November 23, 2017

GREAT GAME, NOT SO GREAT SEQUEL

The Wolfenstein franchise has been around since the '80s and is renowned for its unique blend of gore and alternate history. 2014's The New Order took things up a few notches by packaging all of that in a more cinematic

November 9, 2017
November 9, 2017

IBA, DU welcomes its newest BBA batch

On October 27, 2017, Institute of Business Administration (IBA), University of Dhaka arranged the Freshers' Reception Programme (affectionately called Fresherz) for its newest BBA Batch, BBA 25th.

September 28, 2017
September 28, 2017

A slow but promising start

Shortly after a concept art leak, Life Is Strange: Before the Storm was announced in E3 2017 as a spin-off of Life Is Strange. The heavy critical acclaim of the original series meant the spin-off had pretty big shoes to fill.