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  • 5 THINGS THE BIG ANT CRICKET GAMES GOT RIGHT

    For the longest time, the only cricket game of note was EA’s Cricket 07. Recently, however, the cricket game market has belonged to

  • Exanima: Isometric RPG meets Mordhau

    Okay, perhaps comparing this to Mordhau is a bit of a stretch. However, Exanima is such a unique game that I can’t find a better comparison than that. Bear with me while I explain exactly why this game is so difficult to place into a category. One thing I can

  • GAMING LAPTOPS: Legit or lagging behind?

    Gaming laptops have long attempted to bring about the revolution and oust the desktop PC from its throne in the gaming empire. Unfortunately, as those who bought these laptops would tell you, they couldn’t quite live up to the mark.

  • CRICKET 19: The Best a Fan Can Get

    After the massive disappointments that were Don Bradman Cricket 17 and Ashes Cricket (2018), I decided not to buy a Big Ant cricket game anytime soon.

  • E3 2019: A Different Spectacle

    Despite Sony’s decision to pull out this year and the growing discontent in the gaming industry in general, E3 2019 has been an event full of hype and anticipation. The fewer bells and whistles and a heavier focus on games and hardware were a welcome change. This is how the E3

  • THE EVOLUTION OF A GAMER

    Few of us adults have the luxury of being able to play video games. It is a hobby that most abandon when they transition to their job lives. I’m still one of the lucky few but it’s still not the same as before.

  • Sekiro: Player dies countless times

    Given that it is a FromSoftware game, I was aware people would struggle with Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice. What I didn't expect was that I, a disciple of Bloodborne, would struggle with it quite so much.

  • IN DEFENCE OF QUIRKY JAPANESE GAMES

    With recent controversy with GameFreak’s announcement of no National Dex for the newest Pokémon games, and some claiming Nintendo’s E3 presentation was lacklustre (only further proof of the Switch’s weak points as a console), Japanese game developers are being scrutinised

  • There's a bleak world out there

    The series which has garnered a cult following for its eerie atmosphere, heart-breaking stories, and brutal gameplay is back with its third entry. We dove right into post-apocalyptic Russia to find out if it's worth it.

  • Not just another Battle Royale

    Apex Legends is a new Battle Royale (BR) game from Respawn, the developers behind the Titanfall series. The game was kept under wraps right up to its release day. So how does it stack up against other BR titles?

  • ANTHEM

    When I first booted up the demo, I expected to find a large server queue seeing as how Anthem was hyped beyond measure. What I didn't expect was being locked out of the game for more than a day due to technical issues.

  • Do not go gentle into that good night

    I'm sprinting, trying to navigate through the maze-like tunnels of this deep mineshaft. To my hypothermic, overburdened self, the flickering matchstick makes every wall and turn look identical.

  • Team Fortress

    Released back in 10th October 2007, this game is very much alive and still kicking strongly to this very day.

  • It's 2019

    If you have been walking around the wondrous streets of Dhaka this year only to bump into a careless deviant with a phone in his hand and his mind somewhere else, then I'm afraid that individual might have been me. Before you launch into a barrage of scathing criticism, I want you to hear my story.

  • 10 overlooked games of 2018

    Grist is a 2D side-scrolling puzzle platformer and it is arguably one of the prettiest games I have ever had the pleasure of laying my eyes on. Gris' art style is a pastiche of Studio Ghibli's best works while maintaining its own niche of sombre tones.

  • Rockstar Games: The Secret behind the Success

    The gaming community is a tough crowd. Publishers struggle most of the time to keep them satisfied. In fact, they often end up giving birth to outrage, controversies and “gates” in the process.

  • MercenarieZ clan presents the Bangladesh PUBG Showdown 2018

    PUBG, otherwise known as Player Unknown's Battlegrounds is a popular first-person shooter battle royale game that took the world by storm.

  • Starcraft without context

    I never understood the strategies involved in RTS games, and the few times I played, I realised spamming one type of soldier at the enemy just doesn't work. To redeem my uncultured ways, I decided to look at how the pros strategised.

  • Struggles of a Middle Class Gamer

    Everyone has dreams. Dreams of becoming something no one could think of, like a doctor or engineer. Unfortunately, more often than not, those dreams are never achieved, for some dirty papers which make the world go round.

  • Adventures of Appalachia

    Fans of one of the oldest RPG franchises were taken by surprise when Bethesda capped off their E3 presentation by announcing Fallout 76.

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