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Microsoft’s PC gaming head departs after just six months

Jason Holtman

We reported in October about Jason Holtman, former Valve employee being roped in by Microsoft to head their sinking PC gaming division. Neowin spotted Jason Holtman’s update on his LinkedIn page today which shows that he quit Microsoft in January. That’s not too far away from October, being only six months. The reason for his departure is unknown, nor is ... Read More »

Microsoft hires former Steam boss to improve Windows as a gaming platform

Microsoft has managed to muster up Valve’s former employee Jason Holtman, to work on “making Windows a great platform for gaming and interactive entertainment.” Holtman was a Valve employee for eight years, involved with developer relations. He was responsible for bagging in big-name publishers to partner with the now hugely successful client Steam. “Yes, I have joined Microsoft where I ... Read More »

Deal Of The Week: The Sims 3 + Expansions


For those in the long waiting line for a price drop if The Sims 3, now is the time. Game4U, India’s specialist gaming retailer’s Digital Download Service ‘downloads4u‘ is offering The Sims 3 along with its select expansions as the “Deal of the Week” from the 20th – 27th November, 2012. The Sims 3, normally available at a retail price ... Read More »

Portal: No Escape, a short film based on Portal


Just came across this interesting piece in PC Gamer. Dan Trachtenberg, an indi film director,  has made a nice short film based on the popular game Portal. The movie’s pretty sick, with nice Portal effects and and an accurate Portal ‘vibe’, with an actress playing Chell the protagonist. Its a nice concept film, and done pretty neatly considering it just might ... Read More »

The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Screenshots of Every Race


The Bethesda Blog recently posted screenshots of the faces of every race in the game, and believe me, they look bloody damn good, and most importantly, very original and true to its roots. I am very impatiently waiting for Skyrim, as the previous installment, The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion was one beautiful gaming experience. So here we are, screenshots of ... Read More »

The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings Review


NARRATIVE The Witcher wowed gamers with its groundbreaking delayed consequence system, back in 2007. Few games since, especially Fallout 3 and Fallout: New Vegas have successfully built upon it, but The Witcher 2: Assassins of Kings takes the idea of the dynamic narrative to completely uncharted levels, never seen before in any medium of entertainment. Like a traditional RPG, The ... Read More »

Bioshock Infinite: We Have A New Big Daddy


The Bioshock team announced some mega (read: ill) news at the E3 conference. And it has something do with Bioshock’s signature character, the one and only, BIG DADDY! Whats the one thing you can imagine being as monstrous, dangerous, bossy and preposterous as the Big Daddy? Nothing, right? Well there is one. And that’s Songbird. I got you there didnt I? Well, ... Read More »

Pro Evolution Soccer 2012 (PES 2012) Details Revealed


Konami has just recently revealed the latest installment to its legendary football simulating game, Pro Evolution Soccer (previously known as Winning Eleven). I have been a Pro Evo loyalist even since Pro Evolution Soccer 4. I’ve been a consistent player of the Pro Evo series and it is amongst our favorite multiplayer game when we get together with a couple ... Read More »

Review: Portal 2


Valve’s second installment to its critically acclaimed Portal, part of the Orange Box package, is now out, a stand alone franchise. Portal 2’s generating a whole lotta buzz all around, and we thought we’d do a summarized review of the game, just to brief on whether its worth or not. Well, obviously, its worth it, but, is it as memorable as ... Read More »

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