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Legendary Puzzle Quest Returns on Nintendo Switch !

A magnificent reboot of one of the single best puzzle games ever created in Puzzle Quest – The Legend Returns feels like a dream come true. It’s more than home on the Nintendo Switch, whilst remaining true to what made it great over a decade ago. All the previously released content and a bunch of new stuff, including 100 new quests, character classes, items, etc, wrapped up in a marvelous package, this one deserves to be taken apart and to take a closer look at what’s under the hood! Strap yourself in, sit back and relax and let me know in the comments section what you think of it and if you are planning on picking this one up! #PuzzleQuest #PuzzleQuestTheLegendReturns #PuzzleQuestChallengeOfTheWarlords Kindly note that a review code was provided by D3 Go!, publisher of P...

BB Tag 2.0 Update Switch Review! Best 2v2 Fighting Game?

BB Tag, or BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle is flat-out one of the single best fighting games on the market and one that just got better with the new 2.0 update! After the awesome Spring update, Arc System Works has managed to expand the roster bridging even more universes and delving deep into the fighting arena with some of the better fighters, including my new favourite hero, Akatsuki! Strap yourself in, sit back and relax and let me know in the comments section what you think of it and if you are planning on picking this one up! #BBTag #BlazBlue #BestGames2019 Kindly note that a review code was provided by Arc System Works, developer and publisher of BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle for Nintendo Switch. More Nintendo Switch game reviews coming soon, stay tuned! https://www.nintendo.com/games/detail/...

Guilty Gear 20th Anniversary! Strive, XX AC+R And More!

The name Guilty Gear is synonymous with excellence in the fighting game community. The Nintendo switch is the perfect hybrid console, and the Guilty Gear 20th anniversary collection one of the hottest things yet. With ARC system Works hyping us up for their highly anticipated release of Guilty Gear Strive, it’s about high time that we take apart the 2 released Guilty Gear games for Nintendo Switch. And you guessed it, take a sneak peak at Guilty Gear Strive! Strap yourself in, sit back and relax and let me know in the comments section what you think of it and if you are planning on picking this one up! #GuiltyGearStrive #GuiltyGear #ARCSystemWorks Kindly note that a review code was provided by Arc System Works, developer and publisher of Guilty Gear & Guilty Gear XX Accent Core Plus f...

The Esports Club partners with Ahmedabad’s first-ever Comic Con to create exclusive gaming experience zone

Pop culture lovers in Ahmedabad are in for a treat as the city gets ready to host its inaugural Comic Con. Ahmedabad Comic Con will feature an exclusive gaming zone in partnership with The Esports Club (TEC), an initiative focused on developing India’s esports community – in addition to the complete Comic Con experience which includes creators, performances, experience zones and geekiest shopping from leading brands, creators and artists across India and the world. Speaking for Comic Con, Ahmedabad, Jatin Varma, Founder, Comic Con India said, “Comic Con is the greatest celebration of pop culture and entertainment not just in India, but the world. At Comic Con India, we offer our fans the best experience possible and given its rapidly growing community, gaming has become a very critical par...

Half a Billion Orders Served Up in new Snap Games title ‘Ready Chef Go by Mojiworks!’

Snap Inc. and Mojiworks, a leading developer of bespoke games for globalsocial platforms, are delighted to present Ready Chef Go!, a cooking game available exclusively on Snap Inc’s (NYSE: SNAP) real-time multiplayer gaming platform, Snap Games. In Ready Chef Go!, friends can play together to out-cook other teams of Snapchatters in quick rounds of up to 60 seconds, adding upgrades and ad-driven boosts to get ahead of competing chefs. Ready Chef Go! launched on December 19th, and has served half a billion in-game orders over the holiday season. The game is now available to players worldwide. Mojiworks is the first third-party developer to launch a game featuring 3D Bitmojis. In Ready Chef Go!, players team up to prove that they’re the best Bitmoji chefs ever — brought to life through ...

ASUS Republic of Gamers Announces the ROG Swift 360Hz, World’s First 360Hz Gaming Monitor with NVIDIA G-SYNC Technology

ASUS Republic of Gamers (ROG) today announced the ROG Swift 360Hz, the world’s fastest and first NVIDIA G-SYNC® gaming monitor with a 360Hz refresh rate, and the ROG Swift PG32UQX with G-SYNC ULTIMATE technology, a 32-inch gaming display engineered with mini-LED technology to deliver stunning 4K HDR visuals. Unparalleled speed for an extra edge with the ROG Swift 360Hz G-SYNC Esports monitor Compared to widely available 240Hz gaming monitors, the ROG Swift 360Hz can put out a whopping 50 percent more frames every second – supplying esports and competitive gamers with the edge they need to win. With a comfortable 24.5-inch display size and Full HD resolution, the ROG Swift 360Hz features the same unmistakable design that graces the lineup of highest-end ROG gaming monitors. Mini-LED Drives ...

Jiela E-Sports Café Makes the First GeForce RTX iCafe In Bengaluru

NVIDIA launched the first GeForce-certified iCafe in 2015 to deliver the ultimate GeForce gaming experience to iCafe customers in the Asia- Pacific Region. Since 2018, the number of GeForce-certified iCafes in operation has doubled to 1,000 in the Asia Pacific region, with Jiela E-Sports Café becoming the first GeForce-certified iCafe fully equipped with the latest NVIDIA® GeForce® RTX GPUs in Bengaluru, India. In the last couple of years, India has witnessed a remarkable rise in the gaming industry. This creates an opportunity for organizations like Jiela E-sports to enter the market and provide adequate infrastructure that accelerates a growing gaming ecosystem. With more than 700 iCafes and 10 million active members in China, Jiela E-sports have the expertise to cater to the growing Ind...

NVIDIA Enables Era of Interactive Conversational AI with New Inference Software

NVIDIA today introduced groundbreaking inference software that developers everywhere can use to deliver conversational AI applications, slashing inference latency that until now has impeded true, interactive engagement. NVIDIA TensorRT™ 7 — the seventh generation of the company’s inference software development kit — opens the door to smarter human-to-AI interactions, enabling real-time engagement with applications such as voice agents, chatbots and recommendation engines. It is estimated that there are 3.25 billion digital voice assistants being used in devices around the world, according to Juniper Research. By 2023, that number is expected to reach 8 billion, more than the world’s total population. TensorRT 7 features a new deep learning compiler designed to automatically optimize and ac...

Western Digital’s Bloggers Meet Was Pretty Epic

Western Digital, a leading storage solutions brand organised a gaming meetup, where many popular streamers like Rakazone, Angad Singh (that’s me – famous and really humble), and Mackle were present, alongside many other gamers, PC enthusiasts, and more. At the event we got our hands on the new WD BLACK NVME SN750 SSD, a gaming focused SSD that aims to reduce load times, provide better gaming experiences – it even has a heatsink to dissipate heat while gaming for long sessions. With read speeds up to 3470 MBps, and write speeds up to 3000 MBps, the WD BLACK NVME SN750 SSD boasts 1.6 times faster load and installation time. We’ll be testing the WD BLACK NVME SN750 SSD more in the near future and will have more updates for you soon.

NVIDIA Explains Why High FPS Matter for Competitive Gaming

NVIDIA presents the second detailed study  in our ongoing efforts to understand how graphics performance affects competitive gaming and esports in a new study titled “Why Does High FPS Matter for Competitive Gaming?” In the first study, titled “Unlock Your Full Potential – How Higher Frame Rates Can Give You An Edge In Battle Royale Games” NVIDIA product manager Gerardo Delgado outlined how having the right hardware, a fast GPU and a high refresh rate G-SYNC monitor can help you reach your full potential on the battlefield by enabling faster reaction times. When playing competitive games like Fortnite, CS:GO, or PUBG, players often measure their skills based on their Kill/Death ratio (K/D ratio). A higher K/D ratio means that the player wins their battles a higher percentage of the t...

SAHIL ‘MICRO’ VIRADIA RETAINS HIS CROWN AT RED BULL R1V1R RUNES NATIONAL FINALS

Capping off two months of intense, pan-India esports action, Sahil ‘Micro’ Viradia has come out on top as India’s best Dota 2 player, retaining his crown at the Red Bull R1V1R Runes 2019 National Finals. Viradia, representing Global Esports, defeated Rohan ‘Devoid’ Prattipati 3-1 in a tense battle at Hyderabad International Convention Centre on Saturday to become champion for the second year running. The victory earns Viradia an all-expenses paid trip for a unique, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to meet members of OG, the current, two-time winners of The International, which is the world’s most prestigious esports competition. “It has been a swift journey for me, since I have the practice. I think my performance speaks for itself. I look forward to meeting team OG soon,” said an ecstatic S...

NEW OPERATOR LEADS AN EXCITING NOVEMBER FOR TOM CLANCY’S RAINBOW SIX® SIEGE IN INDIA

Today, Ubisoft revealed full details across a range of exciting initiatives in India that will further expand and support Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six® Siege as it moves into Operation Shifting Tides – the fourth, and last season, of Year 4. The announcement of Operation Shifting Tides earlier this month introduced Kali, the first operator from India to feature in Rainbow Six® Siege. To mark this occasion, on November 21st Ubisoft will launch a new standard edition of the game on digital PC for India specially priced at 499 INR. Then on November 22nd and 23rd activity around Rainbow Six® Siege in India will culminate at the Indiajoy exposition in Hyderabad, with the finals of the first ever Rainbow Six® Siege India series tournament co-organised by Ubisoft and ESL India. Operation Shifti...


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