Nachiket Mhatre
Nachiket Mhatre
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Micromax LED42K316 LED TV Review

The Micromax TV's premium price tag drastically changes the equation and the consumer's expectation from it...

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Dead Space 3 Preview

The Dead Space franchise is a true distillation of Survival Horror without relying on a frustrating control scheme. Read on to know how the third instalment seems to be shaping up...

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Video Game Releases: January 2013

January is generally a slow month for video game releases, and 2013 doesn't break tradition in that regard. Here are some of the notable offerings from the month...

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G.O.T.Y. 2012: Video Games

A look at which games we thought were the best ones this year, and why.

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DmC: Devil May Cry Preview

DmC is pretty much like John Carpenter's They Live, albeit with demons instead of aliens hidden within the society and controlling humanity through economy, government and the media...

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Interview with Brian Allgeier: Creative Director, Fuse (Insomniac Games)

What started out as Overstrike at Insomniac games quietly went into development limbo before being reincarnated as Fuse—a four-player co-operative shooter with crazy weapons that deliver a tactical twist...

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Interview with Jason Haber: SimCity (Maxis)

All you old-schoolers out there, who have spent embarrassingly long hours huddled behind DOS and early Windows-based machines, will identify with Maxis' City-Building sand-box classic SimCity...

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Dolby Atmos Cinema Sound System: First Impressions

The military has leveraged the psychological impact of sound to cripple enemy morale for a long time now. However, Hollywood hasn't been able to reproduce the full extent of this aural terror in cinemas yet...

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Video Games Releases: December 2012

After bleeding gamers dry through the very busy months of October and November that witnessed a crazy amount of AAA title releases, December gives a respite to

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Dead or Alive 5 Review

On first glance, it's hard to take the Dead or Alive (DOA) franchise seriously. On the surface it appears to be a regular fighting game...

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The most kickass video game levels of all time: Part II

Continuing our series of absolutely kickass video game levels of all time, this instalment takes the best from three of the most loved video game franchises.

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Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance Preview

It's been 25 years since the first Metal Gear game, and the series has largely remained unchanged in all these years. In fact, the shift to a 3D perspective with the games bearing the Solid suffix is the only major change the franchise has seen.

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PS3 Super Slim Review

The PS3 Super Slim is the third major redesign amongst many generations of minor hardware updates to the PlayStation 3 console. You may even call it the seven year old itch of sorts...

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Review: Asus ROG Vulcan Pro Gaming Headset

Asus upgrades the ROG Vulcan ANC headset with an external USB audio card and christens it the ROG Vulcan Pro, featuring the same all-round performance with added LAN party friendliness...

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Top 5 Video Game Weapons: Part II

Continuing our series of the biggest and baddest weapons found in video games, this instalment covers everything from lethal mining equipment and experimental real-world weapons...

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Top 5 Video Game Weapons: Part I

Diwali may be a festival of lights and blatant consumerism, but as Priyanka Chopra says, it's mainly about things that go boom. No one does boom better

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Need for Speed: Most Wanted Review

Released almost seven years back, the original Need for Speed: Most Wanted was one of the best in the series. It had nailed down the cops and robbers gameplay of the NFS: Hot Pursuit in an open world setting akin to that of Underground 2...

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Medal of Honor: Warfighter Review

What Warfighter lacks in a compelling plotline isn't compensated by great gameplay either. It commits the same folly that the original was panned for—lack of innovation...

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Video Game Releases: November 2012

This month we have a handsome number of AAA titles lined up, which is likely to pose a serious risk to the health of your wallet...

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Assassin's Creed III Review

After visiting Jerusalem and Europe for the original and the sequel, the third installment brings the eternal clash between the Assassins and Templars to Colonial America...