GAMES

  • Microsoft to bring back classic Solitaire game with Windows 10 Yesterday

    New Delhi: Microsoft is going to make all you Solitaire lovers happy. The iconic cards game which was removed from the Windows 8 version is all set to return with the software giant's latest Windows 10 platform. The game was spotted in the preview build of the latest software, which might...
  • Indian swimmers train in SA with eye on 2020 Olympic Games 3 days ago

    Mumbai: With an eye on the 2020 Olympic Games, seven young Indian swimmers have reached South Africa to train under renowned coach Graham Hill as part of the JSW Sports Excellence Programme. SP Likith Karan, K Raju, Manav Dileep, Siva Sridhar (all from Karnataka), Aryan Makhija, Vedant Khandeparkar (both Mumbai) and...
  • Watch: Arnold Schwarzenegger returns as 'The Guardian' with shocking stunts and robotic humour in 'Terminator Genisys' April 15, 2015

    New Delhi: The wait is finally over and the fans of 'The Terminator' can start counting down to 1st July 2015. That is they day when the new installment of 'The Terminator' series comes out. 'Terminator Genisys', along with the legendary Arnold Schwarzenegger, stars Lee Byung-hun as 'T-1000' the bad...
  • 'Game of Thrones' Season 5 livestreamed on Twitter's Periscope; angry HBO sends take down notices April 15, 2015

    Los Angeles: HBO's "Game of Thrones" has the dubious honour of being popular with both pirates and viewers. After its fifth season began Sunday, users of a Twitter-owned live-streaming app shared the fantasy drama. HBO said Tuesday it sent "take down" notices to Periscope, the app that allows video streaming from users'...
  • These Indianized versions of 'Game of Thrones' characters are spot on April 13, 2015

    Lord Varys has proved on occasions more than one, that he is in fact the 'Game of Thrones' equivalent of Chanakya. He is shrewd, and cunning and subtle in his ways but at the end of the day, he has nothing but the best interests of the nation in his...
  • Why the 'Game of Thrones' episodes getting leaked is not a very good thing for fans April 13, 2015

    Everyone loves 'Game of Thrones'. Some people love the violence, some love the nudity, and some love the realistic image it portrays in spite of being a fantasy series. But mostly people just love Tyrion Lannister and watch the rest of the show to witness a few moments of the...
  • Video games with storytelling elements can help treat autism April 13, 2015

    London: Non-violent video games which capitalise on engaging storytelling have pro-social benefits that could ultimately be helpful to clinical disorders such as autism, says a study. "The motivation to engage in and enjoy video games corresponds with principles that apply to human motivation in general," said lead researcher Daniel Bormann...
  • The first episode of the new season 'Game of Thrones' leaked on the internet April 12, 2015

    While a lot of people are out there to #SaveTheInternet, there are some out there just to watch the world burn. The much awaited first episode of the season 5 of 'Game of Thrones' is already available for streaming online.The episode that was scheduled to be aired in the United...
  • What if 'Game of Thrones' was a cartoon show for little kids? April 11, 2015

    There is absolutely nothing in 'Game of Thrones' that a kid can or should see. In fact it would probably be counted as harassment if a kid were to watch this popular HBO series. But no need to worry, tune in to Li'l Thrones! An animated version of 'Game of...
  • What happens when we mix 'Game of Thrones' with 'Mohabbatein'? April 9, 2015

    We'll get a lot more tears and a lot less bloodshed. Or at least that's what we assume will happen. If the epic TV show from HBO were to ever collide with the epic Shahrukh Khan movie, chances are that Amitabh Bachchan would kill any student who broke the rules...
  • How shooter video games can help reform violent criminals April 9, 2015

    Sydney: Australian research into the brain activity of shoot-to-kill video game players could explain why people can easily kill others without feeling bad about it and help reform violent criminals. A team of researchers from Monash University found the activity in the player's brain changed depending on whether they were...
  • Why Jon Snow would make the worst dinner guest ever April 8, 2015

    Anyone who follows 'Game of Thrones' like a maniac knows one thing very well: Jon Snow knows nothing. Jon Snow, the illegitimate child of Ned Stark proves to us without a doubt, that when it comes to dinner table small talk, he really does know nothing at all.In this sketch...
  • Indonesia settles Olympics logo row ahead of Asian Games April 4, 2015

    Jakarta: An Indonesian sports body has agreed to stop using the Olympic rings logo, an official said, after the country faced the threat of losing the right to host the 2018 Asian Games. The International Olympic Committee sent a letter in January warning Indonesia that it could lose its role in...
  • Indonesia resolve Olympic ring row, avoid IOC ban April 4, 2015

    Indonesia is set to retain the hosting rights of the 2018 Asian Games and avoid an International Olympic Committee (IOC) ban after resolving a row over the use of the Olympic rings logo. The IOC had allowed only the Indonesian Olympic Committee (KOI) to use the iconic logo featuring five different...
  • Jwala Gutta vents ire for being left out of funding scheme April 2, 2015

    New Delhi: India's premier women's doubles shuttler Jwala Gutta on Thursday lashed out at the Indian government after finding herself left out of the scheme to fund the country's top prospective medal winners at the 2016 Rio Olympic Games. Jwala's doubles partner Ashwini Ponnappa -- 2011 World Championships bronze medallists --...
  • Videogames boost skills, but lead to behavioural problems: Study April 2, 2015

    Washington: Good news and bad news for video gamers: new research shows game play boosts visual and cognitive skills, but that too much of the activity is linked to behavioral problems. In one of two studies published this week, Brown University researchers found gaming not only improves visual skills but also...
  • India to bid for 2024 Olympic Games: reports April 2, 2015

    India seems to be going in the right track in order to revive sports in the country and if India manages to win the bid, the venue might well be Ahmedabad. Sources close to The Tribune have confirmed the recent developments of a formal plan being worked upon to host the...
  • What the Indian version of 'Game of Thrones' just might look like March 30, 2015

    Whether or not rumours about 'Rani Mahal', the supposed Indian version of 'Game of Thrones' is true, we can sure let our imaginations lose on what it may look like. And when we know that Sakshi Tanwar just might be in the star cast, it definitely does add a few...
  • This new ad featuring AIB tells us what gaming used to be like back in the day March 29, 2015

    AIB is back with a video after a very long time and by the looks of it, this one is not likely to get banned. Starring in a Microsoft Xbox commercial, the AIB team takes us down the memory lane as they compare modern gaming to what it used to...
  • Now, you can play Super Mario 64 right in your browser March 29, 2015

    New Delhi: Do you miss Ninetendo's iconic Super Mario and want to play it right now? The classic 1996 game is now available for download thanks to Unity developer Roystan Ross who has created the Super Mario 64 HD that features the original game's first level- Bob-Omb Battlefield. Except for the...
  • This artist created Disney versions of 'Game of Thrones' and they are frightfully accurate March 29, 2015

    George R R Martin's bestselling book series 'A Song of Ice and Fire' that has been turned into the critically acclaimed TV series 'Game of Thrones' is a dark and morbid show. Filled with violence, nudity and expletives, this show reflects the cunning in everyone's mind and illustrates what everyone...
  • Five things that we can expect from the Indian version of 'Game of Thrones' March 25, 2015

    An Indian version of 'Game of Thrones'? Yes, that should totally be made. According to TellyChakkar.com, Sony Entertainment Television is doing exactly that.The Show is supposedly going to be called 'Rani Mahal' and will star Sakshi Tanwar as the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen, Anita Hassanandani as Cersei Lannister and...
  • 2006 CWG gold winner among 9 caught for doping March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: At least nine sportspersons, including four weightlifters and one track and field athlete, failed dope tests at the 35th National Games held in Kerala last month, top officials of national federations and organisers of the mega event said today. 2006 Commonwealth Games gold medallist weightlifter Geeta Rani (Punjab), Harjeet...
  • Mi TV 2: Xiaomi launches new 40-inch full HD Android TV at $320 March 24, 2015

    New Delhi: Xiaomi has rolled out its latest Mi TV 2 with 40" full HD LED display and Internet connectivity. The TV is the smaller variant of the 49-inch Mi TV 2 released last year. The smart TV is both an entertainment system and an Android game console. The TV measures...
  • 'Game of Thrones' to live stream premiere in San Francisco March 23, 2015

    San Francisco: The U.S. premiere of the fifth season of "Game of Thrones" will be held at a palatial building in San Francisco, aptly suited for the television show about a mythical kingdom. But the City by the Bay is also a leading tech hub and HBO plans to give "Game...
  • Watch this amazing virtual reality video of Google-funded Magic Leap's 'Just another day in the office' March 23, 2015

    New Delhi: Augemented reality startup, Magic Leap, has posted a video on YouTube showing off 'just another day in the office,' which bears the branding of Dr. Grordbort, a line of steampunk-esque guns, comics, and other products. It further shows the user interface of the game, complete with Google's apps....
  • OnePlus expected to launch a gaming device in April March 20, 2015

    New Delhi: After dropping a hint about its new product category at MWC 2015, OnePlus now comes up with a detailed post teasing the launch of its upcoming device under a new product category. "It's been a little over a year since OnePlus was founded, and while we launched with our...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 5 premieres in London March 19, 2015

    London: The season five of popular fantasy drama "Game of Thrones" premiered at the Tower of London here. It marked the first time that a new season of the HBO series has gotten its world premiere in Europe. Sky Atlantic, the network of pan-European pay TV giant Sky, hosted the red-carpet...
  • Nintendo's shares swell following its decision to develop smartphone games March 19, 2015

    Tokyo: Shares in Japanese video game maker Nintendo Co on Wednesday notched their biggest daily gain since listing as investors cheered the decision by the creators of Super Mario to venture into smartphones in a bid to retain users. The stock ended limit-up, or 21 per cent, at $141, a day...
  • Nintendo to finally develop games for smartphones March 17, 2015

    New Delhi: Super Mario creator Nintendo has finally decided to develop new games for mobile devices. In partnership with developer DeNa, which runs a popular Japanese mobile gaming portal and has created notable mobile spinoffs for games like Final Fantasy, Ninetendo will be only creating new original games for smartphones. The...