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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
Cyberpunk 2077 Stream Announced, To Show 15 Minutes of Gameplay

Announced via Twitter, Cyberpunk 2077 will show off 15 minutes of edited gameplay next week.

Kingdom Come Deliverance Now On Xbox Game Pass (Console + PC)

Medieval RPG Kingdom Come Deliverance by Warhorse Studios is now available on both the PC and console variant of Xbox Game Pass.

New In-Game Trailer for Ashes of Creation MMORPG Released

A new in-game trailer for Ashes of Creation MMORPG has released.

Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 Expansion Adds More Missions and Game Modes on Sept 30

An expansion pass for Marvel Ultimate Alliance 3 is set to add more content and game modes to the existing game, the first of which arrives on September 30.

Cyberpunk 2077 Coming to Google Stadia

Cyberpunk 2077 will arrive on Google Stadia, according to an official dev diary released by CD Projekt RED.

No Man's Sky Beyond VR Impressions

The experience delivered by VR is unbelievably difficult to convey. Right now, you’re reading this on a screen -- a 2D experience. You experience 3D games through this 2D window. VR is so much more than 3D. It is a physical presence which, in that moment you are experiencing it, convinces your brain is completely 100% real. In normal gaming, you may press E to interact with something. In VR, you physically reach out to interact with it. You can imagine my dilemma, then, when it came time to describe my VR experience in No Man’s Sky Beyond.

Sony Announces Upcoming Acquisition of Insomniac Games

Insomniac Games, developers behind Marvel's Spider-Man, Sunset Overdrive, and Ratchet and Clank, is to be acquired by Sony.

BDO To Receive Brand New Life Skill Mastery System

In a post on the Black Desert Online community forums, Community Manager Yukimura announced the rollout of the Life Skill Mastery system.

Neverwinter, Champions, and STO Dropping XXMP Chat Support

In a series of posts from Arc Games, form Admin abassadorkael announced the sunset of XXMP chat support.

New MMO Hegemony Announced

A new MMO, Hegemony, was announced earlier, featuring classic-style MMORPG mechanics with Minecraft's sandbox mechanics.

Nvidia Reveals Host of RTX Enabled Games, Minecraft Receives Drastic Update

At Gamescom earlier today, Nvidia unveiled a roster of games set to receive ray tracing updates, with Minecraft receiving a ground-up overhaul.

Age of Empires Definitive Edition Available Now, Age of Empires II Definitive Edition Launching November 14

As previously hinted at, Age of Empires Definitive Edition is available now, with Age of Empires II Definitive Edition set to release on November 14.

New Sparklite Gameplay Trailer Premiered In Nintendo Gamescom 2019 Showcase

Switch indie title, Sparklite, was shown off at Gamescom earlier today, featuring procedurally generated levels, and more.

No Man's Sky Beyond Patch 2.06d Live on PC

No Man's Sky Beyond received a new patch, dubbed 2.06d. It's live on PC, with consoles to follow.

Age of Empires Announcement Coming Monday During Gamescom

According to a tweet (via PCGamesN), an Age of Empires announcement is set to arrive on Monday August 19 during Gamescom.