Battlefield

  • The Waiting Game: The least fun game of all September 12, 2014

    Anaheim: When it comes to video games, are they better late than never? At this week's GameStop Expo, the video game retailer's annual consumercentric event, more than 3,000 attendees had the chance to test drive highly anticipated titles like Evolve, Dying Light and Battlefield Hardline in the halls of the Anaheim...
  • E3 2014: Electronic Arts launches Battlefield Hardline beta; available for PlayStation 4, PC June 10, 2014

    Los Angeles: Electronic Arts is testing out its latest "Battlefield" game at E3. The video game publisher surprised Electronic Entertainment Expo attendees by announcing it was launching the online beta test for "Battlefield Hardline" after its presentation at the game industry's annual trade show. The upcoming firstperson shooter trades the franchise's...
  • 'Battlefield 4' tech glitches persist, Electronic Arts halts development on upcoming projects December 8, 2013

    San Francisco: Video game publisher Electronic Arts said it halted development on upcoming projects of its "Battlefield 4" game to fix technical problems that have plagued the title recently, taking its stock down as much as 8 percent. Gamers playing "Battlefield 4" a militarystyle shooter that is the company's mostanticipated...
  • Army plans to create close-to-real battlefield situation for training March 8, 2013

    New Delhi: Seeking to provide a close-to-real battlefield situation for its troops to train, the Indian Army is working on a Rs 40-crore plan towards modernising infrastructure at two of its main field firing ranges in Pokharan in Rajasthan and Babina in Madhya Pradesh. "Under the plan, we are looking to...
  • 'Twilight Saga' voted worst movies of all time January 3, 2013

    London: The 'Twilight' movies, which stars Kristen Stewart and Robert Pattinson, have been voted the worst of all time in a new poll. The vote was held by Rifftrax, a site dedicated to funpoking alternate commentaries to movies as performed by former Mystery Science Theater 3000 cast members Mike Nelson,...
  • A smartphone app that tracks battlefield objects September 1, 2012

    Washington: Researchers have developed a new software that can track the exact location of distant objects and monitor their speed and direction, allowing smartphone armed soldiers to better target the location of their enemies. The software developed by the University of Missouri researchers relies on smartphones' global positioning system (GPS)...
  • What the Siachen conflict is all about June 1, 2011

    New Delhi: The scroll of honour at the Siachen base camp of Indian Army reads: "Quartered in snow, silent to remain. When the bugle calls, they shall rise and march again." Siachen glacier, the highest battlefield in the world, is the Himalayan watershed that draws a line between Central Asia and...
  • CRPF jawan kills six colleagues, shot dead October 7, 2010

    New Delhi: It's a tough time for India's largest paramilitary force the CRPF. From the Naxal battlefields to Kashmir, the beleaguered force is now facing shootouts from within its ranks. A jawan killed six of his colleagues in Jharkhand on Friday before being shot dead. ...
  • 1947 soldiers separated as battlefield foes meet again December 24, 2007

    New Delhi: They trained to be soldiers together but fought against each other on the battlefield. For the batch of 1947, partition was a personal sorrow, however, as they met at the Indian Military Academy 60 years later, their loyalties were intact. 80-year-old, Anwar-ul-Haq, a retired brigadier of the Pakistan Army...
  • India unveils high-tech gunship June 20, 2007

    Yelahanka (Bangalore): Indian Army troops who have fought off enemy aggression on high-altitude frontiers can now take heart. India looks set to develop an attack helicopter capable of providing aerial fire support to troops in high-altitude battlefields. India needed such helicopter gunship during the Kargil conflict, but did not have...