Sony has revealed the free PS Plus Essential games for March 2024. Check when they will be available and all the details you need to know. Gaming 

Full List of Free PlayStation Plus Essential Games for March: See Them Here

PlayStation Plus members, it’s that time again – Sony has announced the monthly free PS Plus Essential games for March 2024. This month, it’s introducing a diverse collection of four games from different genres, offering shooters, beat-em-ups and driving games. there is something for every style of play. These games are available from March 5th to April 1st. To play these games, you need a PS Plus Essential tier subscriber, priced at Rs 3,949 in India, and of course a PS4 or PS5 console. Although there are other levels (more…

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Electronic Arts will reduce 5% of its workforce as part of a restructuring plan that also includes a reduction in real estate. Gaming 

EA joins PlayStation and Microsoft in reducing workforce by 5%

Electronic Arts will cut 5 percent of its workforce as part of a restructuring plan that also includes reducing real estate, the company said Wednesday, as the video game industry struggles to grow amid high interest rates. The company, which makes video games such as “Star Wars Jedi: Survivor,” expects to pay about $125 million to $165 million in expenses for the move. Riot Games, owned by Sony, Microsoft and Tencent, has also laid off thousands of workers in recent months due to a slow recovery in the gaming market…

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Unlike PlayStation and Nintendo, Xbox could be looking at making its games multi-platform, meaning Xbox games could one day launch on rival platforms like the PS5 and the Nintendo Switch. Gaming 

PS5 Could See Multiplatform Release of Xbox Exclusives, Including Indiana Jones Game

In the console wars, there is always a heated debate about whether one gaming platform is necessarily better than the other, and fans defend their console of choice. But ultimately, it all boils down to games – exclusive games. With Microsoft’s Xbox, PlayStation and Nintendo in the game, the debate continues. Now it seems that Microsoft of the three could take a radically different approach, perhaps to exit this battle altogether. Unlike PlayStation and Nintendo, Xbox could aim to make its games cross-platform, meaning that Xbox games could one day…

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Palworld is a survival title developed by Pocketpair, and similar to the Pokémon games, it features creatures called 'Pals' that you can catch. Gaming 

Palworld Offers More Than Just ‘Pokémon Armed with Firearms’

If you’re a gamer and haven’t been living under a rock, you know about Palworld and how popular it has become since its launch just weeks ago on January 19th. In fact, the game has broken many records and is now the most successful third-party release in Xbox GamePass history. According to reports, the game has sold a whopping 19 million copies in total on Steam and Xbox. But for those of you who aren’t in the know, Palworld is a survival game developed by Japanese indie game maker Pocketpair.…

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These layoffs, confirmed by Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer, represents an 8 to 9 percent reduction of the total workforce in the company's gaming division Gaming 

Microsoft’s Gaming Division to Cut 1,900 Jobs in Tech Layoffs of 2024

Microsoft joins a growing number of technology companies whose employees have been reduced from the beginning of 2024. The Redmond-based technology giant, which recently reached a market value of $3 trillion, has officially announced the immediate layoff of 1,900 employees at its Activision. Blizzard and Xbox divisions. The layoffs will take effect this week. These layoffs, which Microsoft Gaming CEO Phil Spencer confirmed in an internal memo, represent an 8-9 percent reduction in the company’s gaming division’s total workforce, which currently employs a total of 22,000 people. Spencer says this…

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Fancy owning Minecraft on mobile? Now you can buy it for just Rs 29 in the latest deal on the Apple App Store and Google Play. Here are the details. Gaming 

Minecraft Available at a Steal: Get it for Only Rs 29 on Apple App Store and Google Play

If you’ve been looking to buy Minecraft for your Android or iOS device, now could be the perfect time to pull the trigger as it’s been discounted to just Rs 29 from its usual Rs 690 on both the Apple App Store and Google Play. This limited-time offer is sure to be a sweet deal for long-time Minecraft fans who have been dying to play the best-selling video game of all time right on their mobile devices. Notably, this isn’t the first time the game has been discounted; on three…

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Los Angeles-based Riot, whose popular titles include "League of Legends”, said teams outside of core development will see the largest impact from layoffs. Gaming 

League of Legends Developer Announces Layoffs of 530 Employees, Citing Unsustainable Costs

Tencent Holdings’ Riot Games plans to lay off 530 employees, or about 11 percent of its workforce worldwide, the online game company said on Monday in its blog, which included CEO Dylan Jadeja’s letter to employees. Los Angeles-based Riot, whose popular titles include “League of Legends,” said teams outside of core development will see the biggest impact from the layoffs. Digital game publishers are struggling to grow because the public isn’t buying expensive games or staying with games less frequently amid high inflation. At the beginning of last year, Electronic…

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Samsung unveils the world’s inaugural transparent MicroLED screen at CES 2024.

During its First Look event at CES, Samsung has unveiled a groundbreaking innovation – the world’s first transparent MicroLED display, adding to the list of surprises at the event. While there’s still no word on how much it will cost or when this technology will find its way to retail devices, Samsung showed off not one, but three different transparent micro-LED displays with slightly different designs. Two of the demo units featured tinted glass to make it easier to overlook areas behind possible panels, while the other appeared to be…

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Apple made big strides in expanding the Mac's gaming capabilities in 2023. Read on to know how the synergy between software and its M Series chipsets is helping achieve this. Gaming 

Apple’s Focus on Gaming for Mac Becomes Evident with 2023 Initiatives

Apple’s Mac computers have traditionally not been known for their gaming prowess; Instead, they’ve gained a reputation as reliable tools that creatives and professionals rely on to get things done. However, that hasn’t stopped Apple from trying to change that perception—indeed, making significant strides in this area. It was only earlier this year that the iPhone manufacturer introduced a game mode with macOS Sonoma. This mode maximizes system performance so AAA games can run as well as possible. Speaking of AAA games, of course, we can’t forget the move to…

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Ever wondered what X would be like if it allowed PS5 gamers to stream directly on the platform? Well, that future may soon become a reality, per Elon Musk. Gaming 

Elon Musk Teases Possibility of Direct Streaming of PS5 Games on X Platform: Find Out More

PlayStation 5 gamers may soon be able to stream games directly to X (formerly Twitter), possibly through an official app, as a recent conversation between Elon Musk and a user suggests. For X, user @AlexJonesMW3, responding to Elon Musk’s Diablo gameplay video, asked if X could launch a standalone streaming app for PS5. “I’m happy to pay whatever price I have to pay to be able to stream directly from my PS5 to @X,” the user said. He also asked Musk if he could contact someone at PlayStation. To which…

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Let's take a look at how 2023 has unfolded for gaming, and why it is a landmark year in gaming history. Gaming 

Here’s Why 2023 Will Go Down as an Exceptional Year in Gaming

The year 2023 is almost over and there are no more major video game releases in sight. But looking back, this year has been incredible for gaming, both in terms of games released and the evolution of the industry. We saw huge releases this year like Marvel’s Spider-Man 2 for PS5, The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom for Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft finally releasing a first-party game with Starfield. Square Enix and Ubisoft also added the release of Final Fantasy XVI and Assassin’s Creed Mirage. And of course,…

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Activision Blizzard will pay roughly $50 million to settle a 2021 lawsuit by a California regulator that alleged the videogame maker discriminated against women employees, including denying them promotion opportunities and underpaying them. News 

Workplace Discrimination Lawsuit Settled by Activision for $50 Million

(Reuters) – Activision Blizzard will pay about $50 million to settle a 2021 lawsuit by a California regulator that alleged the video game maker discriminated against female workers, including denying them promotion opportunities and underpaying them. The California Department of Civil Rights (CRD) sued the Call of Duty maker after a two-year investigation into allegations that it routinely underpaid, failed to promote female employees and condoned sexual harassment. CRD drops allegations of systemic sexual harassment under settlement agreement seen by Reuters. Other allegations settled in the settlement included that Activision…

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Naughty Dog has confirmed that it is no longer working on The Last of Us Online game due to not being able allocate staff and resources. News 

Naughty Dog Confirms Cancellation of The Last of Us Multiplayer Game

Naughty Dog, developer of the critically acclaimed The Last of Us games, which has now been adapted into an HBO TV series, has announced that it is canceling its The Last of Us multiplayer game due to insufficient resources being allocated to the project. The developer claims that the game was developed in conjunction with The Last of Us Part 2, and over time “the gameplay became more refined and satisfying, and we were excited about where we were going.” However, it later became clear that Naughty Dog would have…

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Epic Games is gifting 17 free games, kicking off with Destiny 2: Legacy Collection. Additionally, there are big discounts on games like Alan Wake 2 as well. Gaming 

Epic Offers 17 Free Games and Significant Discounts on Alan Wake 2 and More

Epic Games has revealed that it will be giving away a total of 17 games as part of its holiday celebrations. The first game in this lineup is Destiny 2: Legacy Collection, which can be claimed until December 20th. When you visit Epic Games’ free games page, you’ll notice that the next mystery game hasn’t been revealed yet. It will be interesting to see what it is on December 20th. New games are still unlocked in the same way going forward. The holiday festivities extend beyond free games; you can…

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PlayStation Wrap-Up 2023 lets you create a year-end summary of your gaming on a PlayStation 4 or PS5. You can see how many games you played, your most-played game, the trophies you earned, and more. Gaming 

Learn How to Create Your PlayStation Wrap-Up 2023

It’s that time of year again, when streaming apps like Spotify, YouTube Music, and even social media apps like Reddit release their year-end reviews. And now PlayStation, Sony’s gaming division, has released its own synopsis. PlayStation Wrap-Up 2023 allows you to create a year-end summary of your gaming experience on PlayStation 4 or PS5. You can see the number of games you’ve played, your most played game, the rewards you’ve earned and more. This year has been particularly exciting with the release of many critically acclaimed games such as Marvel’s…

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Admit it, you've spent 25 hours playing Suika Game too, right? Gaming 

Nintendo has launched its Switch year in review website

Nintendo has joined Sony and Microsoft in releasing their own year in review tools, allowing players to discover the amount of time they have dedicated to playing The Legend of Zelda: Tears of The Kingdom, Pikmin 4, and Suika Game on their Nintendo Switch this year. Sign in to the web app with your Nintendo Account to see the first game you play on Switch this year. You can then scroll down to see how many different games you’ve watched on the console during our last trip around the sun,…

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It will tell you how many hours you've spent gaming this year. Gaming 

Comparing your performance with other players in Xbox’s 2023 year-in-review recap

Xbox is providing users with a comprehensive overview of their gaming habits and preferences for the year. The 2023 recap showcases the total amount of time spent gaming on the Xbox system in the past year, highlights the most active month, displays the total number of achievements earned, and presents a pie chart illustrating the top genres enjoyed. This information can help users determine if their gaming preferences have evolved over time. Additionally, users will be able to view a list of the games they have played the most this…

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Once considered the biggest gaming event, E3 is now permanently cancelled. Read on to find out why. Gaming 

E3, the Formerly Prominent Gaming Event, Faces Permanent Cancellation

E3, once the biggest annual show in the video game industry where developers showed off their latest games to the public, has been canceled permanently. Over the past few years, several editions of E3 have been canceled, first due to the COVID-19 pandemic and then due to a lack of commitment from developers and major publishers such as Sony, which decided to hold its own events such as the PlayStation Showcase instead. Stanley Pierre-Louis, CEO of the Entertainment Software Association, the organization responsible for E3, said in a statement to…

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GTA 6 trailer is finally out, but some finer details might have escaped your notice. Let's see what Rockstar has in store for gamers once the game launches. Gaming 

Latest Update on GTA 6 Reveals Exciting Developments

The official trailer for GTA 6 is finally out, and the 1 minute and 30 second trailer nicely highlights what fans can expect from the game when it launches in 2025. The trailer opens with a sunset in Vice City, Rockstar’s fictional Miami, and then reveals Lucia – the first female protagonist in the GTA franchise. Throughout the runtime, we can see several details surrounding the story, including a possible relationship between Jason, the male protagonist, and Lucia, possibly inspired by Bonnie and Clyde. While most of the trailer shows…

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Ubisoft accidentally showed ads in Assassin's Creed Odyssey while gamers were playing, and users are upset despite the company's statement. Gaming 

Ubisoft’s Advertising Blunder: What Happened After Ads Appeared in Assassin’s Creed?

Ubisoft has been making Assassin’s Creed games for over a decade, and while the series has had its ups and downs, it’s developed a cult following for its mysterious gameplay and historical settings. However, fans were recently frustrated when Ubisoft accidentally showed in-game ads in Assassin’s Creed Odyssey, its 2018 flagship action RPG. This affected the gaming experience, and many users reported that these ads appeared in the middle of in-game “pop-ups”. Since then, Ubisoft has acknowledged this bug and dismissed it as a “technical issue”. “We have learned that…

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