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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
June 2020
ESL Founder and Esports Vet Teams Up With Free to Play MMORPG Ember Sword

Esports veteran Jens Hilgers is joining the team at So Couch Studios to aid their vision for upcoming competitive MMORPG, Ember Sword, according to a press release today.

Former Wolfenstein New Order, DOOM, and New Colossus Developers Form New Studio

In a press release, former Machine Games developers, Michael Paixao and Joel Jonsson, announced the formation of their new studio, Bad Yolk.

SWTOR Previous Expansions Will Be Free With Arrival Of Onslaught

According to MMOBOMB, BioWare revealed enticing news for new SWTOR players.

Elder Scrolls Online Adventures: Side Questing and World Bossing

Join me this week as I continued my questing in Summerset, whilst taking down world bosses with my friends!

Black Desert PS4 Beta Launch Date Revealed, New XB1 Content

Pearl Abyss announced a PS4 beta for Black Desert is set to run from August 9 - 13 before its launch on August 22. Details inside.

Star Citizen Alpha Patch 3.6.0 Live

Star Citizen Alpha Patch 3.6.0 is now live, bringing with it a host of updates.

Witcher 3 HD Reworked Mod 10.0 Update Available

One of Witcher 3's most popular mods received an update in the form of updated textures and reworked models.

Anthem Pre-Cataclysm Challenges Now Available

After a mysterious countdown timer emerged, it appears Anthem's pre-Cataclysm challenges are finally live.

Disney Investor Believes Disney Should Buy Activision

According to Bloomberg report, Disney investor Nick Licouris from Gerber Kawasaki Inc believes Disney should buy Activision amidst the declining stock price of the game publisher.

Wolfenstein: Youngblood Launching On PC Day Early, No Ray Tracing At Launch

Wolfenstein: Youngblood will launch on PC a day early on July 25, according to a tweet from Bethesda.

RIFT Patch Notes Include Cleric Ability Fixes, PvP, More

RIFT patch notes outline several changes and fixes coming to the MMO, including fixes to Cleric abilities, PvP, and more.

Destiny 2 Updates Include Iron Banner, Increased Valor, And More

Destiny 2 is set to receive increased Valor, Iron Banner, and more in a new blog post.

Mordhau To Receive Anti-Griefing Changes And More In Update

Mordhau will receive changes and tools to deal with toxic players, according to a post on their site.

Apex Legends To Force Cheaters To Play Each Other

In an article from Kotaku, it appears that Apex Legends, the battle royale from Respawn Entertainment, will force cheating players to play against each other.

ArcheAge Event Gets You Pets, Pajamas, And A Plushie

A new event in ArcheAge will give you the opportunity to obtain new pets, pajamas, and a Yata plushie.