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Microsoft Flight Simulator – Review

From light planes to wide-body jets, fly highly detailed and accurate aircraft in the next generation of Microsoft Flight Simulator. Test your piloting skills against the challenges of night flying, real-time atmospheric simulation and live weather in a dynamic and living world. Create your flight plan to anywhere on the planet. Microsoft Flight Simulator includes 20 highly detailed planes with unique flight models and 30 hand-crafted airports. The Good Great flight simulator for those interested in planes and/or the world, with or without flight experience. The graphics are amazing, the planes fly realistically and sound good. Framerates are similar to X-Plane 11, but at much higher quality. The activities (landing challenges, bush trips etcetera) are enjoyable and a great way to learn an...

Marvel Avengers Beta – Impressions

I was able to spend quite some time with the beta for Marvel’s Avengers and I’ve found myself feeling quite conflicted with how I feel about it. At first glance, it’s everything I’ve wanted from an Avengers game but as I delved deeper and continued to play, the cracks started to surface and that’s when I started to worry. The beta kicks things off with A-Day, a celebratory event for the Avengers that quickly turns into a disaster after Taskmaster and a group of terrorists attack. We’ve seen this mission in action many times and it acts as a tutorial of sorts, allowing you to play as each one of the avengers and get a feel as to how they play. There are a couple more single-player missions involving Kamala Khan AKA Ms Marvel and the Hulk which give you a small insight into the relationship ...

Dragon Ball FighterZ DLC character Master Roshi announced

Master Roshi will be the next fighter to join Dragon Ball FighterZ as a playable character as part of FighterZ Pass 3 in September, publisher Bandai Namco and developer Arc System Works announced. Bandai Namco also announced the roadmap of Dragon Ball FighterZ Show events for the rest of 2020, which is as follows: Dragon Ball FighterZ is available now for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC via Steam.

Ghost of Tsushima: Legends online co-op multiplayer mode update coming this fall

Publisher Sony Interactive Entertainment and developer Sucker Punch have announced Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, a new online cooperative multiplayer mode coming to Ghost of Tsushima as a free update this fall. Here is an overview of Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, via PlayStation Blog: Legends is an entirely new experience—it’s a separate mode that doesn’t follow Jin or the companions from his journey, but instead focuses on four warriors who have been built up as legends in stories told by the people of Tsushima. Ghost of Tsushima‘s single-player campaign focuses on an open world and exploring the natural beauty of the island, but Legends is haunting and fantastical, with locations and enemies inspired by Japanese folk tales and mythology and an emphasis on cooperative combat and action. We de...

NODWIN Gaming launches Valorant Agni Series 2020; Registrations from August 4

NODWIN Gaming, Asia’s leading esports company, announces the launch of its first-ever Valorant tournament – NODWIN Valorant Agni Series 2020. Registrations for the tournament opened on August 4. As a run-up to the tournament, NODWIN successfully hosted a one-day Valorant Invitational on August 4 with a star-studded line-up of some of India’s most popular gamers, streamers and influencers. Valorant is a free-to-play, multiplayer, tactical first-person shooter game developed and published by Riot Games. The sixty-four days long Agni Series will have a total of four online qualifiers with each round having a separate finale. The first qualifier will be held on August 21. The winners of each of the four qualifiers will battle it out to claim the whopping prize pool of INR 4.25 lakhs in the gra...

Konami Announces eFootball PES 2021 Season Update, Available From September 15

Konami Digital Entertainment B.V. has today officially revealed eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE, the latest title in the eFootball PES franchise. The new game will be available for PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC (Steam) from September 15th starting at RRP €29.99 / £24.99, with pre-orders open from today1. 1 PS4, Xbox One and Steam pre-orders will go live from 14:00 UTC, July 16th. Launch Trailer eFootball PES 2021 SEASON UPDATE (PES 2021) delivers all the critically acclaimed features and gameplay from eFootball PES 2020 that was awarded “Best Sports Game” at E3 2019, plus more. Boasting the latest player and club data for the new season, the game also includes the exclusive UEFA EURO 2020™ mode and content in advance of the rescheduled real-life tournament. As the eFootball PES franchise...

Winners of Summer Grand Finals of ESL India Premiership 2020

The fifth edition of the summer season of NODWIN Gaming’s front-running event, ESL India Premiership, that went live on June 1st, 2020 concluded with a bang on July 19. Sponsored by Mercedes-Benz, Red Bull, Western Digital, Disney + Hotstar, and Airtel India esports Tour, the flagship tournament experienced an exponential rise in participation and steep rise in viewership. Player registrations were up by 1866% as and the viewership by three times in comparison to the last year’s summer season. The winners of all the four games played — CS: GO, PUBG MOBILE, Clash of Clans and FIFA20 — collectively took home the pool prize of a whopping INR 38 lakh this season. \ NODWIN Gaming kick started the summer season of the tournament with an exciting new format that had the players on the edge of the...

HP Introduces Powerhouse Gaming Portfolio Designed for the Next Generation Gamers in India

Today HP unveiled new OMEN Laptops and accessories, updates to OMEN Command Center, and introduced the first 16” Pavilion Gaming laptop – all designed for today’s gamer to play their best while pushing the limits of what their devices can do. It offers “First of its kind” hardware technologies in the industry enabling Gameplay experience to next level and offer unmatched power without any compromise. Gaming benefits are being unlocked as people are spending more time at home, uncovering new avenues for both entertainment and general well-being. Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Vickram Bedi, Senior Director, Personal Systems, HP India Market said, “HP continues to push progression in gaming by growing and evolving the ecosystem with enhanced experiences through broad gaming portfolio. We under...

Summer Grand Finals of ESL India Premiership 2020

The fifth edition of the summer season of NODWIN Gaming’s front-running event, ESL India Premiership, that went live on June 1st, 2020 is finally in its last leg. The grand finale of the mega esports event is live on Disney+Hotstar from July 16-19, 2020, giving fans across India the opportunity to watch their favourite players and teams battle it out one last time in popular games like CS:GO, Clash of Clans, PUBG MOBILE, and FIFA 20. The winner/winning team will be awarded a grand prize of a whopping INR 38 lakhs.    The ESL premiership has been a much-loved event for the esports community right since its inception in 2016. This year, however, to add more thrill to the chase and up the level of competition, NODWIN Gaming has tweaked the format to introduce the concept of Grand Final Playof...

BlitzkriegXP sign Vedang Chavan A.K.A Vedzz as head coach for BXP PUBGTeam

BlitzkriegXPIndia’s first experiential esports organization excited to announce that Vedang Chavan A.K.A Vedzzwill be joining as head coach of the PUBG mobile team.Vedang has previously played a crucial role as the coach at Marcos gaming and is currently involved with the rising PUBG squad, Megastars, as a performance analyst.With the in-game PUBG experience of 6000+ hours, to being a winner of Nvidiaicafe attack 2020, and eventually being titled as‘The Ultimate Gamer in the house’ by Intel, as a coach Vedang will be responsible to refine the gaming tactics and mentor each BlitzkriegXP PUBG roster player. “We are thrilled to have Vedzzjoin the BlitzkriegXP family. Based on his accomplishments as a player, coach and analyst, Vedzz will, without a doubt, motivate, challenge, and inspire our ...

WCC’s new Career Mode : The most challenging update in cricket gameplay till date

  Nextwave Multimedia, India’s leading game developer launches the third installment of the World Cricket Championship (WCC 3) with its first full-fledged career mode in a mobile cricket game. Amidst the Covid-19 pandemic cancellation of live sports, the career mode’s unique features promise to keep the cricket fever alive among fans around the world. The new career mode will have a cricket season sprawling across 3 brackets, 25 series, and 400+ matches with a built-in challenging performance decision system which determines your rise in ranks starting from a local club to the national or international level. You can install this game on Android from the link below : https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.nextwave.wcc3&hl=en_IN WCC 3’s career mode stands apart with a 3D...

121XP forays into eSports arena; launches Team BlitzkriegXP

121XP, India’s first ever Out-of-the-line agency, today announced its foray into the Rs. 6,200 crore Indian eSports market with the launch of Team BlitzkriegXP. Led by three girls, Team BlitzkriegXP will focus on discovery and development of talent; content creation and competing in marquee game fests. “The Indian eSports market is growing exponentially and being an experiential-first agency, it is a strategic foray into where the future lies”, said Alvin Dsouza, Managing Director, 121XP. “While the game sessions are getting competitive and rewarding; the need to create a credible ecosystem towards organizing a still nascent and cluttered industry space is paramount. With BlitzkriegXP, we are focusing on not only supporting a team, but in the process, expanding the realm of the India...


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