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Assassin’s Creed Origins: The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC out for PC, Xbox One, PS4

Assassin’s Creed Origins: The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC out for PC, Xbox One, PS4

The new expansion of Assassin’s Creed Origins called The Curse of the Pharaohs DLC is now available for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC.

Mar 13, 2018, 17:20 PM IST
Microsoft acquires gaming start-up PlayFab

Microsoft acquires gaming start-up PlayFab

PlayFab powers more than 1,200 live games and has served over 700 million players.

Jan 30, 2018, 12:54 PM IST
Xbox One X gaming console launched in India at Rs 44,990

Xbox One X gaming console launched in India at Rs 44,990

Xbox One X comes with power to drive native 4K resolutions, High Dynamic Range and Wide Color Gamut.

Jan 23, 2018, 17:03 PM IST
Tencent to bring world's hottest video game to China, promises socialist values

Tencent to bring world's hottest video game to China, promises socialist values

The PUBG game where players fight for survival on a deserted island is currently the world`s top-selling videogame, having shipped more than 20 million copies since its launch in March.

Nov 22, 2017, 17:28 PM IST

India jumps to 3rd spot in global gaming installs

Unity Technologies, creator of a popular creation engine that reaches nearly three billion devices worldwide, today said India is now ranked third in global gaming installs, surpassing Brazil and

Nov 09, 2017, 14:30 PM IST
Acer Nitro 5 Spin gaming notebook now in India

Acer Nitro 5 Spin gaming notebook now in India

Nitro 5 Spin comes at starting price of Rs 79,990.

Oct 10, 2017, 13:07 PM IST
HC asks Centre to list the steps taken against Blue Whale game

HC asks Centre to list the steps taken against Blue Whale game

Taking a serious view of the Blue Whale Challenge game, the Madras High Court had on September 4 directed the Centre and the Tamil Nadu government to explore possibility of banning it.

Sep 19, 2017, 18:43 PM IST
Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC seeks FB, Google, Yahoo's response on plea to remove game links

Blue Whale Challenge: Delhi HC seeks FB, Google, Yahoo's response on plea to remove game links

In addition, response of Centre and Delhi Police was also invited on petition seeking direction to Internet firms to immediately remove links of the online game.

Aug 22, 2017, 15:59 PM IST

'OurMine' claims it hacked PlayStation's social media accounts

Days after taking over the social media accounts of US television network Home Box Office (HBO), infamous hacker group "OurMine" has hit again, this time claiming to have hacked Sony PlayStation`s

Aug 22, 2017, 11:15 AM IST
'Blue Whale' type games totally unacceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

'Blue Whale' type games totally unacceptable: Ravi Shankar Prasad

Games like Blue Whale -- that has been provoking youths to commit suicide -- are "completely unacceptable", Union Electronics and Information Technology Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad said on Wednesday

Aug 16, 2017, 17:38 PM IST
Get PlayStation 4 for free with new Sony BRAVIA OLED A1 series

Get PlayStation 4 for free with new Sony BRAVIA OLED A1 series

Adding to its successful `A1` series of BRAVIA TVs, Sony India on Monday launched its much-awaited premium flagship line-up of OLED TVs.

Jul 24, 2017, 15:25 PM IST
Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

Sony fires at Xbox with arsenal of big PS4 games

Sony on Monday showed off rich, action-packed new PlayStation 4 video games, some for virtual reality, as it defended its crown as the top-selling new-generation console.

Jun 13, 2017, 12:27 PM IST
Sony unveils new ''Spider-man'' game at E3 expo

Sony unveils new ''Spider-man'' game at E3 expo

Sony unveiled a new "Spider-man" game for its Playstation video console at the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles on Monday.

Jun 13, 2017, 11:52 AM IST
Lenovo's gaming brand ''Legion'' enters India

Lenovo's gaming brand ''Legion'' enters India

While Legion Y520 starts at Rs 92,490, Legion Y720 will cost Rs 149,990.

May 17, 2017, 14:06 PM IST

Indian online gamer base to almost triple by 2021, says Google

The online gamer base in India is expected to almost triple to 310 million people from the current 120 million by 2021, according to a report by Google India and KPMG.

May 11, 2017, 16:37 PM IST
India to have 310 million online gamers by 2021: Report

India to have 310 million online gamers by 2021: Report

Increasing smartphone penetration and convenient digital payment options will drive the online gamers base in the country to more than double to 310 million by 2021, a report by Google-KPMG on

May 10, 2017, 20:23 PM IST
'Baahubali The Game' crosses 1 million downloads

'Baahubali The Game' crosses 1 million downloads

Baahubali The Game`, inspired by S.S. Rajamouli`s superhit epic, has crossed over a million downloads since the second part of the film was released on April 28.

May 10, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Online gaming industry in India to hit $1 bn by 2021

The respondents were in the age group of 16-45 years who own smartphones and tablets/laptop/PC with internet connection.

May 10, 2017, 15:53 PM IST
Facebook Messenger games now available to all users

Facebook Messenger games now available to all users

Instant Games was first launched in closed beta version in November 2016 with arcade titles like Pac-Man and Galaga.

May 03, 2017, 16:15 PM IST
Chilling 'suicide game' Blue Whale raises concern globally

Chilling 'suicide game' Blue Whale raises concern globally

Hundreds of deaths across the world are being allegedly linked to a new chilling game named Blue Whale. It has reportedly been involved in more than 100 suicide cases in Russia alone.

May 03, 2017, 00:20 AM IST