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Microsoft finally acquires Minecraft and Mojang Studio for $2.5bn

Tweet Microsoft has finally acquired the most popular video game ‘Minecraft’ and the Swedish firm Mojang that developed this popular game for $2.5bn. Minecraft is quite popular among the players and has been downloaded for more than 100 million times since its launch in the year 2009 The deal between the Microsoft and the Mojang Studio was announced by Xbox Chief Phil Spencer. Minecraft is quite... Read More »
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Power packed action games for Android

Tweet There is no dearth of action games on the Google Play store. Varying from modern-day war games to cartoony jaunts, action games available for Android are certainly engaging, thrilling, and electrifying. Here are the best five titles available under ‘Arcade & Action’ title on Google Play Store. Dead Space Dead Space is a bad hardcore gameplay with rich audio experience. Play this game... Read More »
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New engaging game titles for iOS

Tweet Picking a game from the ever-growing App Store can be quite difficult. Whether you like to play arcade titles, role-playing games, puzzlers or any other genre, from the App Store you can probably find as many as 50 engaging games in each and every category. And lately, three more titles have been added to the App Store. They are: Dungeon Hunter 4: Since 2009, it is the fourth addition in the... Read More »

Sony unveils Amazing Second Screen app for Spider-Man Blu-ray disc

Tweet If you are a die-hard Spiderman fan and have vested interest in the making of The Spider-Man, then this one is surely for you! With the launch of Sony’s Amazing Second Screen app, you get an exclusive chance to dig deep into the extraordinary universe of The Amazing Spider-Man. The app, which can be accessed exclusively on Sony Tablet S, Sony Xperia Tablet S, and Apple iPad, will sync with... Read More »

Verizon Wireless® unveils gaming app GameTanium

Tweet If you own an Android-based device and love to play games on it, here is an interesting piece of news for you. Verizon Wireless has revealed an app that features intriguing games for ultimate gaming experience. Dubbed as GameTanium, the app primarily is a game subscription service exclusively for Android-based smartphones and tablets. Powered by Verizon Wireless network, the app offers unlimited... Read More »

The return of Halo 4

Tweet Microsoft Studios is celebrating the return of the Master Chief with Halo 4. Nearly five years after Halo 3, Halo 4 is all prepared to set the stage for the best first-person shooter saga. If you are obsessed with Halo, here’s a good news for you. Lately Halo 4 developer 343 Industries and Microsoft Studios revealed a $399 XBOX 360 console bundled with a number of features. Available for pre-order... Read More »

Experience the new look of Avengers Alliance on Facebook®

Tweet Do you spend umpteen hours playing Marvel: Avengers Alliance on Facebook? Developed by Playdom and now owned by Disney, Avengers Alliance has defied the expectations of the players by offering striving graphics and hours of gameplay. To add to your gaming experience, Marvel has announced that an exclusive operations chapter from the gripping Avengers vs. X-Men will be included soon. A ground-breaking... Read More »
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Sony® Corp. plans to offer cloud-gaming

Tweet Sony Corp. is planning to offer a one-of-a-kind gaming experience by streamlining games to the Internet-connected devices. Recently, the company announced a deal worth $380 million to acquire Gaikai Inc.- a company renowned to run games on servers. Primarily, the technology allows the gaming enthusiasts participate in fast-action, graphically elegant titles via a web browser- eliminating the... Read More »

Rumors about Sony® PalyStation 4

Tweet The countdown has begun for the official release of Sony PlayStation 4. And there has been a lot of hype about the features and specifications of the imminent gaming console. Rumors and speculations about Sony PlayStation 4 The Sony PlayStation 4 is expected to be made of eco-friendly materials, primarily those that are recyclable. The console is said to incorporate an Eco Start feature, which... Read More »

Zynga® plans to connect its online gamers with ‘Zynga with Friends’

Tweet Zynga, the company behind famous social games like FarmVille and CityVille, announced that it will release a social network, dubbed as ‘Zynga with Friends’.   At present, Zynga is one of the world’s most eminent online gaming companies having millions of monthly active users. Its new social network, Zynga with Friends will connect all enthusiastic online gamers on different platforms,... Read More »

Zynga® Unveils New Gaming Titles

Tweet Zynga, one of the biggest and most renowned platforms for online gamers, announced a slew of games at its annual event ‘Zynga Unleashed’, held at San Francisco.   Some major titles announced are:   Matching with Friends Adding another title to its ‘with friends’ franchise, Matching with Friends is a social puzzle game where the prime objective is to match three or more colorful... Read More »

Zynga® launched Ruby Blast on Facebook®

Tweet Zynga, known for its simulation and role-playing games like CityVille and Farmville is turning towards other genres with the intention of broadening its audience reach.   Lately, Zynga launched its third arcade title for Facebook, called as ‘Ruby Blast’. Earlier examples of arcade games by Zynga, include Bejeweled, Meteos and Puzzle Quest.   The newest title is a fun, social, fast,... Read More »

Microsoft® Update will let you control XBOX® with your iPhone®

Tweet Microsoft has released a significant update for its popular app, dubbed as My Xbox LIVE 1.5. This prime update brought along support to control your XBOX 360, right from your iPhone. Main highlights of My Xbox LIVE app The app will allow you to see all the latest console-related activities, browse and play any kind of media files, and even do fast forward or rewind accordingly. How you can... Read More »
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Nintendo revealed a few game titles for Wii U

Tweet Recently, Nintendo showed off a slew of interesting game titles for its new console Wii U. From brand new intriguing series to improved version of some previous games, every single game is primarily addressed to Nintendo’s new game controller. Check out the list of a few major titles unveiled by Nintendo: New Super Mario Bros. U With a few twists to its previous version, the New Super Mario... Read More »
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Stream Paramount Pictures on XBOX® 360

Tweet Since 1912, Paramount Pictures has offered us some really memorable and major blockbusters in cinema and TV shows alike. Titanic, Gladiator, I Love Lucy, Star Trek… the list is never-ending. Undoubtedly, Paramount Pictures has crossed all the milestones in terms of excellence and offered to us classics. If you are a die-hard fan of Paramount Pictures and own a XBOX 360, then here is good... Read More »
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Sony® Brings Stories to Life with ‘Wonderbook’

Tweet “When you sell a man a book you don’t sell him just 12 ounces of paper and ink and glue – you sell him a whole new life.” -Christopher Morley And to let you experience an entirely different and life-like world while reading a storybook, lately at E3 2012 conference, Sony unveiled a novel interactive storytelling peripheral for PlayStation 3. Wonderbook, as the device is dubbed,... Read More »
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New apps to dash on XBOX® 360

Tweet Microsoft is going to release a handful of new applications to XBOX 360s in the U.S. and Canada. For beginners, those of you living Stateside will now have access to Manga Entertainment and MUZU.TV. Manga Entertainment provides access to free video content from its catalog, while MUZU.TV boasts of around 40,000 music videos from current and classic artists ready for users’ viewing pleasure. FOXTEL... Read More »

Microsoft® Kinect-powered Internet browser coming to XBOX® 360

Tweet You could be surfing the Internet using voice and gesture controls on your XBOX 360 gaming console in the very near future. It is being rumored that the software giant Microsoft Corporation is working on a Kinect-enabled Internet browser for the XBOX 360 gaming console. The browser is reported to include Bing voice search, however, it will be limited to media results only. How it will benefit... Read More »

Computer games lift kids from depression, says research

Tweet A new research has proved that playing games on computer can be just as effective as treating a patient of depression through one-on-one counseling. The study was conducted by researchers at the University of Auckland by doctors from New Zealand, and the study report was published online by British Medical Journal (BMJ) this week. According to the study, most of the adolescents hate to seek professional... Read More »
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XBOX® 720 to come with 16-Core CPU

Tweet The latest rumors making rounds on the Internet indicate that the upcoming Microsoft console i.e. the XBOX 720 is going to come equipped with a 16-core IBM PowerPC chip that was reportedly found in some early development machines. The finished version of the XBOX 720 is reported to come with a 16-core CPU, along with a GPU that will be equivalent in power to AMD Radeon HD 7000 GPU. At first instance,... Read More »
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Angry Birds™ Sets to Fly to Your TV Screen

Tweet Are you crazy about Angry Birds game? No surprises, as the game truly has everything to keep you interested and busy throughout. The game, which has topped all gaming charts in a very short span of time, is now planning to feature on your TV screen. If sources are to be believed, you can expect the Angry Birds cartoon series featuring on your TV screen in August 2012. Nick Dorra, Rovio animation... Read More »
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10 million flocks of Angry Birds™ in Space

Tweet Angry Birds are not just catapult throwers. They are record-breaking lot as well. As soon as Angry Birds Space launched, a whirlwind of users swept the spatial zones, as if in a hurry. Outcome — 10 million downloads in just three days! The closest record ever to this feat stands for the Draw Something app from OMGPOP that saw 20 million downloads over five weeks. Given this, you can easily... Read More »
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Zynga® Inc. to own OMGPOP™

Tweet Zynga Inc. is reported to have claimed OMGPOP, the creator of engaging game named Draw Something. In just few weeks, Draw Something has become one of the most famous and addictive game apps. The game basically revolves around the concept of drawing an image that is guessed by other partner or friend. It is available in various versions for Android and iOS platforms and can be played on your... Read More »
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GAMELOFT® brings Ice Age Village in your hands

Tweet GAMELOFT has signed a pact with Fox Digital Entertainment and it will come with an all new game based on the animated blockbuster movie series named Ice Age. Each edition of Ice Age movie has been much loved and adored since its first release in 2002 by Blue Sky Studios. The story revolves around the effort of the three mammals to reunite a human baby to its parents. The Ice Age Village game... Read More »
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Major League Baseball 2K12 from 2K Sports

Tweet If you are Baseball fan, you would be happy to know that the best ever Major League Baseball franchise is back with MLB 2K12. Amalgamating certain elements from 2K10 and 2K11, Major League Baseball 2K12 is the finest title up till now from 2K Sports. Featuring state-of-the-art hitting and pitching controls, comprehensive player tendencies, and engaging game modes, MLB 2K12 is certainly meant... Read More »
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