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Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel Review

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If there is one phrase to describe Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel, it would be “if it ain’t broke, don’t fix it”. And rightly so as the game is pretty much what fans of the Borderlands series are used to. Interesting characters, wacky humour, lots of crazy weapons and even crazier enemies and of course Jack, whom I am sure we all ... Read More »

Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor Review (PS4)

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When Middle-earth: Shadow of Mordor was first announced, I bet I wasn’t the only one who immediately thought of it as an Assassin’s Creed meets Tolkien game. After all, gameplay trailers portrayed our hero as someone who can leap from buildings, survey the area from the top and uses stealth to vanquish his foes. It had everything that sounded like ... Read More »

FIFA 15 PS4 Review

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The FIFA franchise is a million dollar franchise for EA responsible for about 27% of EA’s net revenue according to Forbes Magazine. You must be wondering just about this point why I’m telling you all this. Soccer is after all a multibillion dollar business in the UK alone and the games generate somewhere between 20-30 million dollar sales a year. ... Read More »

Nikon D750 Hands On Preview

Nikon D750 Hands On Preview

Ever since its appearance at the recent Photokina, the Nikon D750 has become one of the hottest DSLR that is on the lips of many. Essentially a D810 using the D610 sensor, it also looks to be potentially the D700 replacement looking at its number convention. But is it just a mix and match? Kenneth Wong looks to answer that ... Read More »

Destiny Review (PS4)

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Destiny has been out about 2 weeks now. Given the hype surrounding the game, Destiny showed plenty of promise when we had our time with the beta couple of weeks back. To give our readers a broader perspective on the game, I had to dive deeper into the mechanics, missions, and classes to explore its MMO aspects at the same ... Read More »

Nikon D810 Hands On Review

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In an interesting yet expected announcement, digital imaging giants Nikon announced that there will be a successor to the D800/D800E DSLR which raised many eyebrows due to the popularity of those cameras. Called the D810 which indicated this will be more of an upgrade within the same line, the first question to hit many was how do you improve or ... Read More »

The Sims 4 Review

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I still remember when the first The Sims game was announced, gamers everywhere including myself gave that “HUH” look for Maxis to be moving away from great city building simulation games to that of a life simulation game. 3 games later, all was forgotten about that move as gamers were happy with guiding their Sim to greatness and achieving its ... Read More »

Velocity 2x Review (PS4/PS Vita)

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I was just beginning to wonder if there were any good titles coming out for the PlayStation Vita. Lately, one would be experiencing the dry spell of games, the calm before the storm before a whole horde of games start to hit you wave after wave from September. Along comes Velocity 2x the sequel and successor to the first Velocity ... Read More »

SUTD Game Lab’s Game Innovation Programme Industry Day 2014

Game Innovation Programme Industry Day 2014

SUTD Game Lab celebrated yet another successful year of Game Innovation Programme on the 31st August 2014, at Level 4 of the Art Science Museum, Marina bay Sands. Showcasing many “Made-in-Singapore” student games that go beyond entertainment, the games look to empower the disabled, to encourage staying fit using high-tech gadgets and even to save lives. Even though it was ... Read More »

Launching the Asus RT-AC87U Router in Singapore

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When Asus first announced the RT-AC87U earlier this year, many tech enthusiast including myself were drooling at the speeds this new router can bring to the table. The idea of even faster streaming of videos from storage to player or even sharing huge files over the network during meetings at home definitely sounded good as faster is always (or at ... Read More »

Heroes of the Storm Technical Alpha Hands On

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When I first saw the trailer video for Blizzard’s MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) entry, Heroes of the Storm, the thing that caught my attention was Diablo riding a unicorn. Yes, that mean looking prime evil from Blizzard’s Diablo series. Add to the idea of seeing other iconic characters from the various Blizzard game universe collide on a battle field ... Read More »

Destiny Beta Hands On (Playstation 4)

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Given the long weekend we have in Singapore. It was nice to finally get my hands on the Destiny Beta which of course was opened to those who have a PSN plus activated account. Prior to this, the invitation was only opened to those who had a beta access key. Destiny slated for a Sep 9 release this year on ... Read More »

I AM MOVING PICTURES with the Nikon D810

I AM MOVING PICTURES with the Nikon D810

With the Nikon D800/D800E due for a refresh and Nikon Users such as myself eagerly for its replacement especially with all the rumors flying around about the new Nikon D810, it was with great excitement and also curiosity as myself and Ken Koh made our way down to the Nikon Singapore “I AM MOVING PICTURES” event. Held at the Altimate, ... Read More »

Murdered: Soul Suspect Review

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At first look, Murdered: Soul Suspect sets itself up to be a Supernatural-meets-noir-meets-Ace Attorney sort of game. Developed by Airtight Games and published by Square Enix, Murdered follows Detective Ronan, who’s killed while on a case, and has resurrected as a ghost to solve the mystery and figure out exactly who the murderer was. Talk about working overtime. Gameplay Murdered ... Read More »