GAMES

  • Haryana leads gold rush on opening day of National Games 5 hours 52 minutes ago

    Five meet records were drowned in the swimming pool even as star wrestler Amit Kumar was shockingly upstaged and had to settle for a silver medal on an exciting opening day of competitions in the 35th National Games on Sunday. Haryana dominated the proceedings on the opening day and finished on...
  • Game reviews: A new life for old video games 12 hours 38 minutes ago

    Los Angeles: For some video games, what's old is new again. Following last year's re-release of "Halo 2," "The Last of Us" and "Grand Theft Auto V," several other titles - and one hand-held device - are receiving similar resurrections in 2015. A look at recent revivals: - "Grim Fandango Remastered": The...
  • 'Game of Thrones' creator George RR Martin once wrote a TV pilot about an alien landing at the Super Bowl 13 hours 24 minutes ago

    Scottsdale: The creator of "Game of Thrones" says he once wrote a TV pilot with a plot focused on an alien landing at the Super Bowl. George R.R. Martin is now a famous author who has the clout to go to the Super Bowl. Martin attended the Rolling Stone party on the...
  • Came to National Games as prize money too hard to ignore: Sandeep Sejwal 15 hours 9 minutes ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Among the small bunch of India's international medallists who chose to participate in the National Games despite the event falling in off season, Asian Games bronze-medallist Sandeep Sejwal said on Sunday that the prize money on offer for every gold won here is just too tempting to ignore. Sejwal, only...
  • Sachin Tendulkar stars as chaotic National Games kick off Yesterday

    Thiruvananthapuram: Sachin Tendulkar was there to bring a capacity crowd on its feet and the cultural splendour was there for all to see as the 35th National Games were declared open here on Saturday with a colourful opening ceremony even as organisational chaos continued to take sheen off the event. The...
  • Five woes which the 'Game of Thrones' TV Show fans face in the hands of the book fans Yesterday

    The trailer for the 'Game of Thrones' season five is out and I cannot contain my excitement at all. I can't help but imagine all that is going to happen, the people who are going to be brutally murdered and the dragons, oh my god the dragons! And I can't...
  • 'Game of Thrones' season 5 trailer released; features Petyr Baelish, Daenerys Targaryen, Tyrion Lannister, among others Yesterday

    Los Angeles: Revenge will be a key theme in the next instalment of "Game of Thrones", the newly launched trailer of the show's fifth season has revealed. The trailer debuted during the IMAX screening of the show and was released online Friday. It sees some of the many characters of the...
  • Injured Vijender Singh pulls out of National Games 2 days ago

    Thiruvananthapuram: Star Indian boxer Vijender Singh has pulled out of the 35th National Games starting on Saturday after failing to recover from a nagging nose injury. "I have not been able to recover from the nose injury which had forced me out of the Asian Games November last. It flared up...
  • Boxing India decides to boycott National Games 3 days ago

    The boxing competition at the National Games starting on Saturday was thrown into jeopardy today after Boxing India (BI) directed all state units to boycott the event owing to the IOA's refusal to grant recognition to BI, prompting top names such as former Asian and Commonwealth medallist Manoj Kumar to...
  • Neymar vows to help Brazil win Olympic gold in 2016 4 days ago

    Rio de Janeiro: Football superstar Neymar has vowed to end Brazil's Olympic gold duck by leading his nation to their first title on home soil in 2016. "I think we can learn from everything and if Brazil have still not won this football gold medal that we're all dreaming of, it's...
  • Miley Cyrus goes topless at a beach in Hawaii 6 days ago

    Los Angeles: Singer Miley Cyrus, who is known for her weird and racy outfits, went topless while enjoying a day out with her beau Patrick Schwarzenegger at a beach in Hawaii. The 22-year-old wore only skimpy black bikini bottoms on her getaway this week, reports dailymail.co.uk. The duo was spotted laughing...
  • Tendulkar supports Sarita Devi but Dravid feels she did wrong January 20, 2015

    New Delhi: Former cricket captain Rahul Dravid feels that Indian woman boxer L Sarita Devi didn't do the right thing by refusing to accept the bronze medal at the Incheon Asian Games in October, last year. Sarita lost her semi-final bout on a controversial point system to Jina Park of South...
  • Video game technology paves way for low-cost navigation system for self-driving cars January 20, 2015

    Washington: A new software that allows a self-driving car to determine its location using a single video camera instead of several laser scanners can shave thousands of dollars from the cost of such vehicles. Ryan Wolcott, a doctoral candidate in computer science and engineering at the University of Michigan, used video...
  • Man dies after a 3-day gaming binge at an Internet cafe January 20, 2015

    Taipei: A 32-year-old Taiwanese man has died after a three-day gaming binge at an Internet cafe in the island's south, the second such case this year, a report said today. The man, identified by his family name Hsieh, was found slumped motionless in his chair in the cafe in Kaohsiung city. Other...
  • Jennifer Lawrence to star in Francis Lawrence's 'The Dive' January 19, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Jennifer Lawrence will soon be working again with her 'Hunger Games' director Francis Lawrence. The pair will team up for 'The Dive' - the biopic based on the real life story of freediving married couple Francisco "Pipin" Ferreras and Audrey Mestre, reported The Wrap. James Cameron is...
  • 'The Imitation Game' review: Benedict Cumberbatch and Keira Knightley are brilliant, outshine the film's script January 16, 2015

    Director: Morten Tyldum Cast: Benedict Cumberbatch, Keira Knightley, Matthew Beard, Charles Dance, Mark Strong, Matthew Goode, Rory Kinnear, Allen Leech There is certainly something intriguing and fascinating about the past, which is precisely why the filmmakers and the actors have always taken interest in biographical films or biopics, as they are...
  • 'The Imitation Game' tweet review: You actually want to watch it for Benedict Cumberbatch January 16, 2015

    'The Imitation Game' has quite clearly left an impact. With 8 nominations at the 2015 Academy Awards including Best Film, Best Director, Best Actor and Best Supporting Actress, the film has proved that its idea, content, and the execution has been the best and most convincing. 'The Imitation Game', which...
  • Grand Theft Auto V for PC to be released on March 24 January 14, 2015

    New Delhi: Rockstar Games has finally announced the release date for the PC version of the Grand Theft Auto V. The game that has had a series of delays will now be released for PC on March 24, 2015 - four months after it was launched on Xbox One and...
  • 'Boyhood' gets Linklater nominated for Directors Guild Award January 14, 2015

    Los Angeles: Richard Linklater's 12 years of toiling on coming-of-age tale 'Boyhood' reaped a coveted nomination on Tuesday for the top Directors Guild Award, which has correctly predicted the best director Oscar for 10 of the last 11 years. Two-time DGA winner Clint Eastwood, 84, earned his fourth nomination for outstanding...
  • Arjun Sarja teams up with A.M. Ramesh for bilingual 'Game' January 12, 2015

    Chennai: Actor Arjun Sarja and filmmaker A.M. Ramesh have teamed up for a murder mystery titled 'Game'. The film, that is said to be based on a real life incident, will simultaneously be shot in Kannada and Tamil. Ramesh and Arjun last teamed up for a biopic on late forest brigand...
  • 'The Imitation Game', 'Selma' falter at the Golden Globe awards; 'Boyhood' may change course of the Oscar race January 12, 2015

    Beverly Hills: Coming of age tale "Boyhood" won the coveted Golden Globe for best drama on Sunday, while the quirky period caper "The Grand Budapest Hotel" was the surprise winner for best comedy or musical, in a big upset to awards season front-runner "Birdman." The first major awards for the Hollywood...
  • Keira Knightley makes first appearance since baby news January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Actress Keira Knightley made fer first public appearance since the news of her pregnancy broke, and she chose a loose dress to conceal her baby bump. Knightley, who is married to musician James Righton, posed for photographs at the the 2015 AFI Awards Luncheon held at the Four Seasons...
  • 'The Grand Budapest Hotel' leads BAFTA awards' shortlist with 11 nominations January 10, 2015

    'The Grand Budapest Hotel', an offbeat comedy starring Ralph Fiennes as the concierge of a luxury hotel in a bygone Europe, topped the shortlist for Britain's BAFTA awards, with 11 nominations, including for best film. Following is how the main films stack up for the awards. Nominations were announced on Friday...
  • Video games coming in 2015: Everything you need to know January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: Link, Master Chief, Batman and Nathan Drake will be back in action. The leading men are among the protagonists starring in totally new video game instalments in 2015, joined by newcomers like a team of intergalactic monster hunters and their prey ("Evolve"), a band of high-tech criminals and their...
  • 'Game of Thrones' fifth season to premiere April 12 January 10, 2015

    Los Angeles: HBO's hit series 'Game of Thrones' season 5 will premiere on April 12. The channel made the announcement Thursday, also revealing that 'Silicon Valley' and 'VEEP' will also both air on the same day, reports people.com. The network even released a few seconds of footage from the highly anticipated upcoming...
  • Golden Globes Awards 2015: Complete list of nominations January 9, 2015

    The Hollywood Foreign Press Association will hand out its 72nd Golden Globe Awards on Sunday. Following is a list of key film nominees. BEST DRAMA "Boyhood" "Foxcatcher" "The Imitation Game" "Selma" "The Theory of Everything" BEST COMEDY OR MUSICAL "Birdman" "The Grand Budapest Hotel" "Into The Woods" "Pride" "St. Vincent" BEST ACTOR, DRAMA Steve Carell, "Foxcatcher" Benedict Cumberbatch, "The Imitation Game" Jake Gyllenhaal, "Nightcrawler" David Oyelowo, "Selma" Eddie Redmayne,...
  • Sony to delay sale of PlayStation 4 in China January 8, 2015

    Shanghai: Sony will delay sales of the PlayStation 4 gaming console in China, originally scheduled for January 11, due to "various factors", according to a statement on Thursday. Sony Computer Entertainment said in the statement that a new sale date had not yet been determined. Prolonged negotiations with Chinese authorities were...
  • Pakistan denies charges, says boat which exploded near Gujarat coast not ours January 5, 2015

    Refuting allegations of the boat that exploded at the Gujarat coast belonging to them, Pakistan clarified that teh boat did not belong to them. "I think this is a very silly allegation. We have checked with our authorities. No boat from Pakistan left for the place," Ministry of Foreign Affairs...