Shahrukh Ikhtear | The Daily Star
  • Shahrukh Ikhtear

  • BO4 Beta Impressions: Black Ops 2 but a bit worse

    When I booted up the new beta for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, I was extremely sceptical of how it would pan out. However, I was pleasantly surprised with the experience I got out of the game. Still, there are quirks that need ironing out for this to become one of the best CoD games in years.
  • We should've been taught these in school

    “I knew this would come in handy some day!” I scream in excitement as I whip out my logarithm table in front of my manager to discuss the viability of my project.
  • The one overlooked aspect of video game immersion

    The player camera in video games is a criminally-overlooked feature. It can mean the difference between killing that difficult boss and dying to him because the camera glitched out and you were staring into your character's nostrils.

    Let me explain why this is a problem regardless of how much experience you might have in the industry. You will suffer from what I
  • An opposite day for a motorcyclist

    I was being a law-abiding citizen with my motorbike on the left side of the lane. It's only after the nice old man on the footpath called me the son of a certain animal did I realise my nawaabi instinct got the best of me. I was proceeding on the footpath with my bike and my rear view mirrors caught a myriad of souvenirs – the one sando genji from the vendor which I'm sure was tried on by at least three different people, a genuine, authentic ADIBAS backpack, and some bootleg Goraemon stickers.