• What Do We Think of Horizon Zero Dawn?

    What Do We Think of Horizon Zero Dawn?0

    This article is a collaborative effort between Asidcast’s Deep Chakraborty and Joel Monteiro. Horizon Zero Dawn is the next action role-playing developed by Guerrilla Games and published by Sony Interactive Entertainment for PS4 stated for a 2017 release. It will the first IP developed by Guerrilla games since Killzone and this will also be the first Role-Playing game

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  • Here’s How AMD’s RX 480 and 470 Change the GPU Market Completely

    Here’s How AMD’s RX 480 and 470 Change the GPU Market Completely3

    The RX 480 was announced recently, in an event where Raja Koduri (Senior Vice President and Chief Architect, Radeon Technologies Group) gave Linus Sebastian from LinusTechTips a brand new card to have fun with. And while it may not be the most powerful card he owns, but it’s the first Polaris 10 graphics card that uses FINFET

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  • Mafia 3 Needs a Great Open World

    Mafia 3 Needs a Great Open World0

    Mafia 2 was a great game. A key aspect that made the game memorable was that the period setting was depicted unlike in any other game; American cities gripped by the mobs of the 40s and 50s were brought to life in a cinematic storyline, peppered with memorable characters and references to the time, such as outfits, vehicles

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  • Bring Back the RTS We Loved!

    Bring Back the RTS We Loved!1

    It’s 2006, and I’m discovering my first ’hardcore’ game – Command & Conquer Generals. I’m still getting used to the strategizing and micromanagement, but I build up my supply stack, coordinate my rangers, tanks and Humvees into a strike against the GLA base, leaping across hillocks and swerving between roads, fighting the enemy tooth-and-nail till

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  • Then VS Now FPS Gaming : Part 2 (The Rise)

    Then VS Now FPS Gaming : Part 2 (The Rise)0

    This is the second part of Asidcast’s Then VS Now series, if you haven’t read the first half, click here. Previously, we talked about the gaming’s greatest shooters like Wolfenstein, Metroid and Half Life. I’ll be writing about the golden decade of gaming in this article, on how gaming evolved, with better technology and spawned

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  • When will the videogame industry find its Shakespeare? – Special

    When will the videogame industry find its Shakespeare? – Special1

    This is a special article by Souvik Mukherjee, who researches videogames and storytelling and has a PhD on the subject. When he’s not saving the Capital Wasteland, he teaches English at Presidency University, Kolkata. Sixteen years ago, when I was a rather diffident English Literature back bencher in Jadavpur University in Calcutta, India, a friend of

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