Microsoft Nearly Doubles the Price of Xbox Live Gold in India

One of the bigger plus points to owning an Xbox One in India is Xbox Live Gold. The subscription costs a mere Rs. 2,240 a year and gives four free games a month, in addition to allowing for online multiplayer. However it appears that Xbox Live just became a lot dearer. Gadgets 360 has discovered that the company plans to hike its prices for an Xbox Live subscription in a big way. We received an email from the company stating that Xbox One gamers will be paying Rs. 3,999 per…

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New PS4 Bundle With Street Fighter V and The Last of Us Spotted

It’s been over a month since Uncharted 4 was available in India. At the time Sony launched a console bundle to celebrate the occasion. Now it has launched another PS4 console bundle for prospective PS4 owners to choose from. Earlier Rs. 37,990 would get you a 500GB PS4 with God of War III Remastered and The Last of Us Remastered as well as two DualShock 4 controllers. Now you can get a 1TB PS4 with The Last of Us Remastered and Street Fighter V. Considering that Street Fighter V is…

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Battlefield 5 World Premiere Date Confirmed

EA will finally lift the lid on its new Battlefield game on May 6 at 4pm ET (1:30am IST on May 7). The company will, according to a countdown timer on the official Battlefield website, give gamers “a first look at the future of Battlefield” via its Twitch channel. “Get insight into the minds of the developers as you hear from the creative director Lars Gustavsson and lead producer Aleksander Grondal on the past, present and the future of Battlefield,” states a press release sent by EA. As per a…

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Angry Birds Action! Brings Angry Birds to Life

One of the earliest poster children for mainstream mobile gaming success, Angry Birds has come a full circle. From a being a smartphone game to a movie, there’s now a game to celebrate the movie’s release. It’s available on Android and iOS right now. And unlike Sony’s Ratchet & Clank reimagining on the PS4, it utilises augmented reality (AR) to a large degree. Dubbed as Angry Birds Action!, Rovio has partnered with AR firm Zappar to bring the titular Angry Birds to life. Using Zappar’s zap code tech, fans can…

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered to Ship With Multiplayer

Earlier in the week we reported that the upcoming Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare has a Legacy Edition that ships with a remaster of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. Now, more information has surfaced on what you can expect from the remaster of the 2007 classic. The source is a leaked poster that found its way to Reddit. With its pricing and date format, it is quite possibly for the Canadian version of the game. But what’s most interesting is that Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered will not…

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Hitman: Episode 2

After a solid albeit technically poor debut, Hitman’s second episode, called World of Tomorrow is now available digitally on PC, PS4, and Xbox One. It takes place in the coastal town of Sapienza, Italy. Is it a return to form or a damp squib? Read on to find out. Your mission is to assassinate two scientists working on a designer virus that could put your employers, the ICA out of business, aside from well, leaving the world in chaos. Honourable (or not so honourable) intentions aside, you’re also tasked with…

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No One Knows Dark Souls III’s Release Date in India

Action role-playing game Dark Souls 3 is due to hit stores the world over on April 12 (well, barring Japan since the game release on March 24 there). India was slated to get the game at the same time. This however, does not seem to be the case anymore. Eager customers looking to get their hands on the game have been told by local stores to wait as it has been delayed to April 20 at the earliest, while some were informed of availability on April 18. Odd considering that…

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Square Enix Could Bring Final Fantasy XV to PC

While the main draw of Square Enix’s Uncovered: Final Fantasy XV event was Final Fantasy XV (FFXV)’s release date, it was revealed early due to a video leak by Gamespot. However that doesn’t mean there was nothing else of note. Aside from announcing a companion mobile game, an anime series called Brotherhood Final Fantasy XV, and Kingsglaive: Final Fantasy, a computer-generated movie, there’s also a good chance of seeing FFXV hit the PC eventually. FFXV director Hajime Tabata told Engadget that the studio isn’t currently working on a PC version…

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Oculus Rift May Offer Better High-End Quality Than PS VR, Admits Sony Executive

After years of hype and development, high-end virtual reality (VR) headsets will make their way to consumers starting with the Oculus Rift this month, in 20 countries around the world. Sony’s PlayStation VR (PS VR) is one of its biggest competitors, and Sony Computer Entertainment vice president Masayasu Ito pointed out this week why he thinks its creation will be more popular. “If you just talk about the high-end quality, yes, I would admit that Oculus may have better VR,” Ito toldvideo gaming website Polygon. “However, it requires a very…

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No Man’s Sky Release Date, Price, Limited Editions Revealed for PS4 and PC

Highly anticipated PC and PS4 adventure survival game No Man’s Sky finally has a release date. Sony has also confirmed that the physical and digital editions of the game will be available for pre-order right away, incidentally the date coincides with a leak on the US PlayStation Blog a couple of days ago. The game will be available from June 21 in the US, June 22 in Europe and India, while UK gamers will have to wait till June 24 to play it. “Sean Murray [No Man’s Sky’s Director] has…

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