Monthly Archives: October 2015

NDTV introduces an all-new app for Windows Phone

NDTV is one of the top broadcasting television networks in India. Founded in 1988, the broadcaster has three national news channels - NDTV 24x7 (English), NDTV India (Hindi) and NDTV Profit (Business news), along with several online properties. While NDTV has had an official Windows Phone app since long, it wasn't the best they could do. It was packed with comprehensive features of course, but an overall rating of 3.4 on Windows Store is a validation that it wasn't received well by Windows Phone users.

But the next leap is surprising. The latest update to the Windows Phone app completely revamps the apps in UI as well as functionality. Essentially, It's a dumbed down version of the older app, and takes away almost all the features making it not simple, but almost useless.










NDTV introduces an all-new app for Windows Phone

NDTV is one of the top broadcasting television networks in India. Founded in 1988, the broadcaster has three national news channels - NDTV 24x7 (English), NDTV India (Hindi) and NDTV Profit (Business news), along with several online properties. While NDTV has had an official Windows Phone app since long, it wasn't the best they could do. It was packed with comprehensive features of course, but an overall rating of 3.4 on Windows Store is a validation that it wasn't received well by Windows Phone users.

But the next leap is surprising. The latest update to the Windows Phone app completely revamps the apps in UI as well as functionality. Essentially, It's a dumbed down version of the older app, and takes away almost all the features making it not simple, but almost useless.










Top 5 goriest games for Android, download for Halloween

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As almost everybody worldwide approaches that one day of the year where scary and violent is the staple for almost every movie, we give you a mini-tribute to Halloween ourselves – the top 5 bloodiest and goriest Android games you could ever install on your device. We’ll rate them for you from 1 to 5 on the gore factor, as you should be able to install these just for that one day of the year where you can play these games without being disturbed.

Postal (via Amazon Appstore)

This game gained notoriety when it was released in 1997, and for all intents and purposes it was a fairly unremarkable game. But the storyline is unique in that it invites gore and violence – a citizen who has gone “postal”, flipped out and basically just starts killing anyone that isn’t him. As you can imagine, that invitation to “gratuitous violence” has raised the eyebrows of some – very notably the Google Play Store, which has refused to allow this game on its lists. Don’t you worry though, Postal – recreated for Android – is available via the Amazon Appstore, and you can still play it in all its bloody glory.

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Gore level: 5 – kill anyone that isn’t you
DOWNLOAD: Amazon Appstore

Surgeon Simulator

Despite the medical nature of the title of this game, it is not at all medical in the way you play it. The game forces anyone who plays it to become a surgeon, but you have to do your surgery with all manner of err… shall we say, “inappropriate” tools. Need your hands or legs replaced? Well, no problem – but first let me hack your old limbs off with a hacksaw. As you can imagine, this game may be funny in nature, but it is gory beyond all detail.

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Gore level: 5 – you can’t escape getting bloody with this one
DOWNLOAD: Google Play Store

Carmaggedon

That title alone should give you the idea of what this game is all about. It’s a freeform driving game, this means you driver wherever you want to within the game – but the game disturbingly encourages you to hit every pedestrian you see. It give you bonus points for those “hits”, you see, and so what starts out as a driving game becomes a bloody mess. You can even hit the cows and see those disintegrate in a bloody explosion. What kind of game makes you hit cows?

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Gore level: 4 – you can drive without hitting people, but where’s the fun in that?
DOWNLOAD: Google Play Store

Dead Trigger 2

This has been voted by many in the gaming industry as probably the best zombie shooter ever, and Madfinger Games has gained a lot of gamer points from making this game. The outfit has produced a number of other games these days, but Dead Trigger 2 will remain in our memories for a while. The blood in the game mostly comes from zombies, and for zombie shooting games, that gore is the good kind. You can blast their heads off with high powered rifles and guns, or hurl a grenade over and enjoy the explosion of blood and severed zombie limbs.

Gore level: 3 – you don’t really get disturbed when it’s zombie blood you’re spilling
DOWNLOAD: Google Play Store

Dead Space

This wouldn’t be a complete list of gory games if we didn’t include EA Games’ sci-fi horror mashup. Dead Space is cleverly imagined, a zombie horror-fest in outer space. The game has received some bad rep for having wonky controls on Android, but you can’t really deny the gore in the game. Imagine using a plasma saw to cut through hordes of Necromorphs and just deal glorious bloody damage to all of your undead opponents. You might find obvious satisfaction there, but you can’t deny its bloody violence.

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Gore level: 4 – additional gore points for being in outer space
DOWNLOAD: Google Play Store

That should keep your need for gory games going through the whole of Halloween. Enjoy!

Decimate entire rival civilizations with Rapture – World Conquest

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If you like playing that classic game Civilization, but you’ve always thought that it needs to be a little faster or a little more frenetic, then you’d be happy to know that there’s such a game available on Android devices. No, it’s not from the makers of Civilization, but it’s pretty close, if by close you mean a five-minute version of the game. Rapture - World Conquest is now available for Android devices, and ready for you to conquer worlds and vanquish your enemies.

Basically, you play a god looking out for your followers and helping them to escape the impending apocalypse by sending down “miracles” that will devastate the enemy. You can choose from among 12 different ones, including meteors, earthquakes, tsunamis, volcanoes (now you understand why the need for quotation marks on miracles). And did we mention that you have to do this in just a five minute blitz? So basically, it really is Civilization on steroids.

You have 18 different civilizations to choose from, all of which you can control and lead to victory (if the enemy doesn’t decimate them of course). And you can actually choose to play against 3 of your friends who are also online or even on local wifi. But you can also try to go against strangers of course, so you won’t feel bad when you send a plague upon their houses. But at the end of the day, it’s how fast you strategize and how quickly you can implement these strategies that will win you the 5-minute game.

You can download Rapture - World Conquest from the Google Play Store for free. There are in-app purchases available to help you along the way, but they’re also not necessary to be able to play the game.

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