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A highly opinionated avid PC gamer, Poorna blindly panics with his friends in various multiplayer games, much to the detriment of his team. Constantly questioning industry practices and a passion for technological progress drive his love for the video game industry. He pulls no punches and tells it like he sees it. He runs a podcast, Gaming The Industry, with fellow writer, Joseph Bradford, discussing industry practices and their effects on consumers.

February 2018
Last Active
October 2020
Ninja Theory Announces Project: Mara

In their latest video, Ninja Theory, developers of Hellblade: Senua's Sacrifice, have announced a new game, Project: Mara.

Tencent Looks to Acquire Full Ownership of Funcom

It looks like Tencent wants to acquire Funcom in a voluntary cash offer. Here are the details.

Two New Classes Come to Ragnarok Online

New classes have been added to Ragnarok Online in the latest update to the MMORPG.

Three New Minas Morgul Dungeons Now Available in LOTRO Update 25.3

Three new Minas Morgul Expansion instances are now available as part of LOTRO's Update 25.3.

Cyberpunk 2077 Cause of Delay Rumored to be Current Consoles

If a new rumor is to be believed, Cyberpunk 2077 is delayed because of current generation consoles.

Star Trek Online Outlines 10th Anniversary Omega Event

Star Trek Online's 10th Anniversary Omega Event is almost here, starting on January 28 through February 27.

Kuva Lich Improvements, Armor Scaling, and More Discussed in Warframe Dev Stream

A massive dev stream from the Warframe team outlined several changes and improvements coming to the game.

TERA Console Will Receive The Popori Brawler

If you play TERA on console, good news. You'll soon receive a new class in the popori brawler.

Viking RPG Valnir Rok Receives New God and More

Viking RPG Valnir Rok has received a major update with new areas, and a new god.

Clothing, Emotes, Hideout and More Come to Red Dead Online

Red Dead Online sees new clothing, emotes, and more in the latest update.

Black Desert Mobile Sees 20 Million Installs, Two Thirds of Total Series Playerbase

Black Desert Mobile has crossed 20 million installs, while the series itself has generated $1.5 billion in revenue.

Free Fallen Stronghold’s Treasure Chest Can Be Claimed in Neverwinter

You can claim the Fallen Stronghold's Treasure Chest for free in Neverwinter through February 20.

Faction Change Bug for World of Warcraft Patch 8.3 MOTHERS Research

A new bug might give you pause before swapping factions for MOTHERS Research in World of Warcraft Patch 8.3.

OPINION: New World & The Age-Old Clash Between PvE & PvP

Like many things in the industry (life, really), rampant tribalism emerges between various camps of differing beliefs, play styles, genres, etc. Many times, these divisions erode into truly toxic behavior and detestable language. But other times, these divisions lead to some good-natured poking. We need not look any further than last week’s news regarding New World and their constantly changing stance on PvE and PvP.

Infernal Descent for Neverwinter Out Now on PC

Infernal Descent for Neverwinter is now available on PC, with Xbox One and PS4 to follow on February 25.