Updates galore: Far Cry 2, Tomb Raider, Wii releases

So many updates; I don’t know where to begin. Let’s start with the upcoming games. From the Take-Two stable, both Midnight Club Los Angeles and Top Spin 3 are set for release in India next week. MCLA will see a Day One release on October 24 and will be priced at Rs 1,999 for the […]

New PSP (PSP-3000) in stores this month

The newest version of Sony’s PlayStation Portable (PSP), the PSP-3000, will be available in stores in India in late October. An upgrade to the Slim & Lite PSP that was introduced not too long ago, the PSP-3000 boasts of an in-built microphone and improved screen quality that offers crisper colours and better performance in natural […]

The PlayStation One is now electronic waste

Over 250 tonnes of PlayStation; that’s 300,000 units of one of the most revolutionary pieces of hardware in video game history – Sony’s PlayStation One, will form the first stage of an enormous recycling project undertaken by one of the UK’s leading electronic recycling companies. Redruth, an electronic waste company, has signed up with Sony […]

Saints Row 2, Midnight Club to see Day One release

We just got word from E-Xpress Interactive that THQ’s open-world action game Saints Row 2 will see a Day One release in India on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, which means the game will be in stores on October 15. The Xbox 360 version will be priced at Rs 1,999, while the PlayStation 3 version […]

Core with more: Xbox 360 offer for the festive season

Microsoft has announced a new bundle for the Xbox 360 in India, just in time for the festive season. The bundle includes the Xbox 360 Core console, which only seems to still be available in India (doesn’t that make you feel special?), a 20GB hard drive, a wireless controller, and two games – Forza Motorsport […]

EA’s best of 2008 is yet to come

And we had the opportunity to get a sneak peak at a truly impressive line-up of games from EA evenly spread out across genres and platforms. EA India held a small event at a South Mumbai hotel to showcase its holiday 2008 line-up to the media. They had held a similar event last year at […]

Pure delayed in India by at least a month

Blackrock Studio’s surprisingly fun ATV racer Pure is still a long way away from seeing store shelves in India. Excel Interactive, who are the distributors for Disney Interactive (the game’s publishers), have said that they are yet to receive the game from their American counterparts. Considering the time it would take for replication, packing, and […]

Grid DLC: New cars, events & 100 achievement points

Arguably the best racing game this year so far is finally getting some DLC treatment. Codemaster’s today announced that downloadable content for Race Driver: GRID, in the form of 8 stunning new cars and 2 new online events, will be part of the “8 Ball” Pack, which will make its way on to Xbox LIVE […]

Human Weapon Gaming Nights

Ever wanted to show off your elite gaming skills and win some cool swag in the process? Well here’s your chance. Microsoft-India and The History Channel present “The Human Weapon Gaming Nights”.

To be held on Friday, September 19, 2008 at The Living Room, Residency Cross Road, Bangalore from 4 PM onwards, the event lets you compete against others in games like dead or alive, halo 3, gears of war etc. You can also win some cool prizes including the grand prize an Xbox 360 console. So register here and enjoy.

Burnout Paradise now a PlayStation 3 Platinum Game

The PlayStation 3’s Platinum Games line-up just keeps getting better. After the likes of Uncharted: Drake’s Fortune, Ratchet & Clank Future: Tools of Destruction, MotorStorm and Resistance: Fall of Man, you can now race around Paradise City for less with Burnout Paradise joining the ranks. When PS3 Platinum Games were first announced last month, Burnout […]

First-party Wii and DS games will be available in India

As the Nintendo Wii begins to quietly make its way into stores across India with ninja-like stealth in readiness for its September 30 launch date along with the DS Lite, we caught up with Mahesh Toshniwal of Samurai Games India Pvt Ltd, official distributors of the Wii and DS in India, to confirm to us […]

FIFA Interactive World Cup returns for a new season

After a massively successful season last year, the FIFA Interactive World Cup (FIWC), a tie-up between FIFA and Sony PlayStation, revolving around EA Sports’ popular FIFA franchise, is back for its fifth season, allowing FIFA 09 players from around the world to participate in this unique event via events around the world and online through […]

The newer, slimmer PlayStation 2 is finally here

Still going strong after eight years, India’s best-selling console, the PlayStation 2 is finally getting its long-awaited facelift and a slight price drop to go with it. Launching just in time for the holiday season (Diwali), the new-look PS2 will sport a new dual-shade look, a sleeker design and a built-in AC Adapter. The PS2 […]

Nintendo Wii and DS set to launch to India

Nintendo, who left Sony’s PlayStation 3 and Microsoft’s Xbox 360 shitfaced as it raced into the lead in the console race with the Wii, is finally showing India some love. TheANGRYPixel reports that the Wii is launching in India on September 30 and it will be distributed by Samurai-India, in association with HCL. There have […]

He worked on Gears of War and Halo 3!

What do Gears of War and Halo 3 have in common besides being two of the biggest titles in the Xbox 360’s three-year history? Here’s what – Ranbir Kapoor, a Bollywood star on the rise, has worked as a game developer on both blockbuster titles, or at least that’s what his latest release will have […]