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  • Best indie games of the eighth generation

    With unique concepts, artistic visuals and bold stories, there have been a lot of indie games which came out to great response from the gaming community this generation. And amidst this influx of amazing indie titles, here are our picks for the eight best indie games of the eighth generation. This list takes into the account the overall polish of story, narration, animations and standout gameplay features.

  • Games to make your boring Eid better

    The season of infinite beef bhunas and house invites are here. Eid-Ul-Azha is that time of the year where you are thrust into so many family gatherings that by the end of the day, you just want to relax all by yourself with some video games. So with that here are a couple of games that we recommend for all platforms for the coming week.

  • Games to get you through the boring bits of Eid

    Let's face it; Eid-ul-Azha isn't all about fun times with friends and taking #cowfies. Sometimes we get bushwhacked into that dawaat during which our interest in our surroundings plummets like my K/D ratio in Rainbow Six Siege. Well, worry not. Today, we have a bunch of games that can help you survive the onslaught of boredom.

  • 'Brain training' app improves memory

    A brain training computer game developed by British neuroscientists is shown to improve the memory of patients in the very earliest stages of dementia and could help such patients avert some symptoms of cognitive decline.

  • Pokemon Go makers, Dutch authorities, Netherlands

    Dutch take Pokemon Go makers to court

    Dutch authorities are taking the US makers of Pokemon Go to court after the company failed to respond to pleas to stop hordes of fans flocking to protected beaches.

  • This week's gaming update


  • ‘No Man's Sky’: from a humble shed to a new gigantic universe

    A new computer game created by a team of 15 people in a shed in southern England makes its highly anticipated debut this week after creating buzz for conjuring a mind-bogglingly large universe of 18 quintillion planets for players to explore.

  • New map 'Underland' released for Unreal Tournament

    Epic releases a fully meshed Deathmatch level called Underland with the new Unreal Tournament build. This level is designed for 6 to 8 players who fight across a hidden outpost, once lost for a thousand years, that guards the entrance to the massive Underland caverns.

  • Pokemon World Championships pair arrested

    Two men have been arrested at the Pokemon World Championships venue in Boston, US, following a tip-off by the event's security staff.

  • 'Rise of the Tomb Raider' on for PC and PS4 after Xbox debut

    Lara Croft's latest adventure will be on Xbox One this year, and then Windows PC and PlayStation 4 in 2016.

  • Arkham Knight: Consoles breathe a sigh of relief

    Arkham Knight, the last instalment in the highly acclaimed Arkham series looks to give Batman a fitting farewell. But how does it compare to its illustrious predecessors? Read on to find out.

  • When Pigs Fly...yes

    Do your part in destroying an age-old phrase in the English Language by helping pigs fly. Will your acts bring about Armageddon by rendering old pacts null and void? I don't know. I wasn't very successful at this game. Maybe you'll have better luck.

  • The Video Games of This Year's E3

    E3 has ended but it surely started off the hype train in full speed.

  • Project Cars: Long awaited racing sim developed by racing geeks

    Racing simulators seem to be popping up everywhere these days. PC gamers are being treated to a flurry of racing sims which vary in style and delivery, but offer mostly the same deal in terms of driving experience.


    The story takes place after Book 2: Spirits. You are Korra, the Avatar, who has control over the four elements.

  • Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series

    This is an interesting game to review insofar as I really like it but the things I have to say about it will probably discourage people from getting it.