Social games

Teen Patti, Rummy, India’s Original Social Games See Huge Growth in Pandemic Year

The noise surrounding gaming titles like PUBG Mobile and Call of Duty Mobile often makes us forget about the first few games Indians played on their smartphones. Before Battle Royale became a thing, there were games like Bombsquad and Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia, but even before they became popular, card games were what found […]

Virtual worlds

StartUp ‘NeverEnding’ Goes Completely Nerd, With Rich Virtual Worlds to Eliminate Tired Stereotypes

Jamie Van Doren says being bullied as a child was a big inspiration for why his startup NeverEnding wanted to create an inclusive experience. The platform, which allows users to create custom characters, brings the game and community worlds together for an exciting experience. We sat down to chat with Van Doren about how NeverEnding […]

Virtual worlds

Video game preview: Winter releases offer players an escape to virtual worlds

From retreating to the wholesome islands of “Animal Crossing: New Horizons” to strumming guitar tunes in “The Last of Us Part II,” gaming has provided an escape from the woes of 2020. A change of seasons also offers players the opportunity to continue to find solace via virtual worlds in 2021 – which promises a […]

Virtual worlds

Immerse yourself in virtual worlds with the Oculus Rift S for $100 off

For nearly a month now, Amazon has been selling the Oculus Rift S for $100 off, bringing the price down to $299. We didn’t cover this deal over the holidays as it didn’t ship until January. Now that we’re in January, however, we think it’s time to highlight the sell-off. If you buy a Rift […]

Virtual worlds

Unlikely sees losses climb to $88.5m in quest for virtual worlds

Unlikely Co-Founder and CEO Herman Narula Courtesy of Improbable LONDON — SoftBank-backed Improbable reported a pre-tax loss of £64.8 million ($88.5 million) on Wednesday for the seven months to Dec. 31, 2019, according to a filing with UK Companies Registry. House. This is a sharp rise on the £39m reported pre-tax loss in the year […]