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TOP 10 Best Hollywood Animation Films Of 21st Century Rated By IMDB

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Hollywood is well known for the badass films it brings for the audience. From the use of VFX to simplicity, Hollywood films have a plenty of them. Both critically acclaimed and economically super strong films are common in Hollywood.

The Hollywood films have excelled in all genres – from horror to comedy, from action to love stories and from adventures to sci-fi, all these have managed to make the watchers happy. And, also animation films are successful in the list too. We must have heard about The Toy Story series, The Ice Age film series and many more, which have made a place in the hearts of the kids as well as the adults.

The animation films of Hollywood are so awesome that the income they do is far more than what is expected from those. Even critics are happy with the story and plot of these.

In this article, I am going to list Top 10 Hollywood Animation movies which should be in your watch list for this week. And these are listed by the movie reviewing site IMDb. Go check out all these films. I will provide you the trailer link and also the rating according to IMDb.

Here they are –

10. Wreck-it Ralph (2012)

This animation film by Walt Disney has a very successful running in the industry. In the plot, it’s all about video games. We know a villain is hated everywhere. So is our lead character Ralph, who’s negative in a video game. But he feels bad of being bad when he’s not invited to the success party of the game and decides to become a hero. So he enters another game to win a medal and prove himself, but messes everything up by putting his whole arcade world in danger. What happens next? Check out yourself.

Rating – 7.7/10

9. The Emperor’s New Groove (2000)

This one’s the creation of our favorite Disney again. It’s the story of a vain emperor Kuzco, who’s a very busy man. He has an administrator Yzma, who he finds suspicious and fires from the job. He plans to build a water park for himself on his birthday but needs to remove a village of his empire to do so. In the meanwhile, Yzma plans to have his revenge and dethrone Kuzco and transforms him to some sort of genie on an attack. To know what happens to Kuzco, his throne and his water park, watch the film.

Rating – 7.3/10

8. Tangled (2010)

One more from our Disney folks. In the story, a young princess Rapunzel gains the magical power of a flower which heals aging, and to stay young, he stepmother captivates her in a tower. Rapunzel spends her entire childhood in the tower, but as she becomes a teenager, her curiosity about the outer world increases. To her aid, a bandit comes to her tower and is held captive by her. She deals with him to release him if he becomes his guide in the outer world. She’s about to experience the most amazing things in the outer world. How? Find the answers yourself.

Rating – 7.8/10

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7. Bolt (2008)

An animal-based movie, but an awesome one. In the plot, Bolt is ah American Shepherd, who’s an artist in a superhero show on TV. Since spending nearly his whole life on the sets, he feels that he has superpowers. But he gets separated from his studio due to an accident. The film is then about Bolt’s journey back home, and on the way, he meets Mittens, a demand alley cat, and a hamster Rhino, who make him realize that he’s no superhero and that the TV show is a fake one.

Rating – 6.9/10

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6. The Kung-Fu Panda series (2008, 2011, 2016)

This film series is at the top in my list, and there’s a valid reason. This one contains a mix of humour, action, suspense and emotion, all of them. This I’d the story about a panda named Po whose parents were killed by the villain when he was a baby. The three films say the story of him growing up, learning Kung-Fu and becoming the Dragon Warrior, ultimately defeating all the villains. This series is an awesome one. I personally request you to watch these.

Rating – 8.1/10

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5. The Adventures of Tintin (2011)

This story is about Intrepid Reporter Tintin, who buys a ship named Unicorn for a big price. As soon as he buys it, the villain of the film Mr. Sakharine, voiced by Daniel “James Bond” Craig becomes eager to buy it from him, going to the extent of kidnapping him – along with his dog Snowy – and murder him. Tintin goes deep into it thus finding they the ship was house to a big treasure of the ancestors of his Captain, Haddock. The story is about how Tintin, Snowy, and Haddock save the treasure from going into wrong hands.

Rating – 7.3/10

4. Monster House (2006)

This one’s got a lot of horrors and a bunch of comedy. This story is about friends who live in the same colony. Their neighbor is an old man who lives in an old house and is a little creepy. Soon he dies of a heart attack and the children think the danger is over. But, the old man’s house had some other plans. They find out that the house is a living monster who would eat any child who goes trick-or-treating there. The only way to stop the house is to go inside it. See his they do it.
Link – https://m.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi3113877785?playlistId=tt0385880&ref_=m_tt_ov_vi

Rating – 6.6/10

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3. The Princess and the Frog (2009)

This is the modern version of the old story of the Frog Prince. In this version, it’s about a hotel waitress Tiana who dreams of one day owning the hotel. Thus she sets on a journey to find a prince, Prince Naveen who had been transformed into a frog by a wild voodoo. She vows to re-transform him into a prince and asking him for the hotel. But she has a lot of problems to face after she kisses him.
Link – https://m.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi419496473?playlistId=tt0780521&ref_=m_tt_ov_vi

Rating – 7.1/10

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2. Cars (2006)

Finally a film different from humans and animals. Cars is a film about a racing car, Lightning McQueen, who is traveling to California for the final race of Piston Cup but gets caught in the small city of Radiator Springs, where he is sentenced to rebuild the road he had damaged. After spending some time there, he realizes the true values of love, friendship and family and that life is not only about money and cups and fame.
Link – https://m.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi2753079577?playlistId=tt0317219&ref_=m_tt_ov_vi

Rating – 7.1/10

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1. Brave ( 2012)

Merida is a Scottish princess whose hobbies are riding horses and archery. But her mother once advises her that this isn’t what princesses do and that she has to marry. She and her mother have an argument after which she runs away from the house. She meets a witch and asks her fit a storm to change her mother, but the witch gives her a cake which transforms her mother into a beast. The rest of the story is about how Merida learns what real bravery is on her way to cure her mother.
Link – https://m.imdb.com/video/imdb/vi678863641?playlistId=tt1217209&ref_=m_tt_ov_vi

Rating – 7.1/10

These were some best-animated films of Hollywood as shown by IMDb.

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Best Xbox Games of 2018 by Players’ score

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2018 proved to be a very interesting year for Xbox. Though Microsoft didn’t have too many exclusives, it did introduce a lot of new opportunities for Xbox One owners. This includes the game subscription service, Xbox Game Pass, which opens up a bounty of new and legacy games for ₹ 700 a month. Microsoft is also the leading proponent of backwards compatibility at the moment, and will even occasionally go the extra mile to offer Xbox One X enhanced games from previous generations. Microsoft may not have been the strongest first-party publisher in 2018 but it still managed to make Xbox One stand out.

Even though exclusives were few and far between, there were still a ton of highly-rated games released on Xbox One in 2018. I have rounded up every Xbox One game that scored at least an 8 on players’ list in the past year, and organized them by score below. Scroll down to see where your favourite of the year landed. You might find also find something new to consider playing before games start rolling in.

So, take a look at the list off the games and check out where your loved ones are placed. Or, go play all those which you have not attempted till now. Here they are –

Divinity Original Sin 210/10

Divinity Original Sin 2 – 10/10

Divinity Original Sin 2 – 10/10

From lonely farmhouses through pitched battles with gods in far-flung dimensions, Divinity: Original Sin II is one of the most captivating role-playing games ever made in both its original and definitive incarnations, with the latter proving that even the most complicated role-players can be ported successfully to gamepad-limited consoles. This has immaculately conceived and emotion-wrought fantasy world, which is topped by brilliant tactical combat, and all these make it one of the finest games of recent years, and it remains an instant classic in the pantheon of RPG greats.

Ashen9/10

Ashen – 9/10

Ashen – 9/10

Ashen has ensured itself a place on almost every list we have come across till now, from PC games to video games. Ashen does more than enough to differentiate it from other Souls-like games. Although its combat utilizes the same stamina-focused mechanics, the inclusion of features that promote a sense of community with the game’s characters makes for a wholly different experience.

It’s frustrating to spawn and see that your computer-controlled partner has a weapon that doesn’t complement the one you’re using. However, even when playing with NPCs, your allies’ efforts to assist you in battle cause you to care about the fates of the colourful cast of people you meet on your journey. The relationships you forge define your adventure through Ashen, and helping your new friends is a powerful motivator that drives you forward through the game’s beautiful world. Gi for it at least once if you have not played it till now.

Batman: The Enemy WithinEpisode 49/10

Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 4 – 9/10

Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 4 – 9/10

Leave out the films, the game has an importance as well. Episode 4 of Telltale’s Batman: The Enemy Within has top-notch writing, thoughtful depictions, and impactful decision-making moments. It leaves Bruce, Batman, and you to grapple with questions and uncertainty. Between the future of Joker, the nature of Amanda Waller, and the potential fallout of Bruce’s mission on his allies, Telltale has set the stage for what could ( perhaps better) be an explosive finale.

Celeste9/10

Celeste – 9/10

Celeste – 9/10

 

Even this one has a place in almost all gaming lists. Yeah, for a reason. It’s a testament to convincing writing and ingenious design that after playing Celeste the gamers felt like they had been on the same journey as Madeline. Her struggle is one made easy to empathize with, her low points painful to watch, and her high notes exhilarating to experience. Her tale is delicately told and beautifully illustrated, confidently coalescing with the satisfying, empowering game it lies within. Not bad for a game about climbing a mountain.

Dead Cells9/10

Dead Cells – 9/10

Dead Cells – 9/10

Somewhat a different flick to have a try on. Even if you can’t make it all that far, Prisoner’s Quarters is simple enough that you’ll have plenty of opportunities to “bank” cells for the aforementioned upgrades. That gives you a sense of constant progress, even when you bomb a run. In fact, the only real issue with the adventure is that some of the better upgrades can take substantially longer than they should. It stalls progress in the mid-game a bit and can lead to a feeling of grinding your wheels. Besides that, though, Dead Cells is a phenomenal effort to blend together some very disparate genres into a tight, cohesive whole. It’s one of the better examples of how to remix ideas without losing their individual strengths.

Dragon Ball FighterZ9/10

Dragon Ball FighterZ – 9/10

Dragon Ball FighterZ – 9/10

I have not seen anyone till now who has not seen Dragon Ball Z in his entire life or is not a fan of it. Dragon Ball Z has been our childhood crush and will be forever. Talking about the gaming version, Dragon Ball FighterZ is complex and distinct enough to be enjoyed by fighting game competitors, but there’s no question that it’s been designed to tap into the hearts of Dragon Ball’s most dedicated fans, and no doubt those same qualities will win people over who’ve never given the series a chance. Where past games attempted to get there through huge character rosters and deliberately predictable trips down memory lane, FighterZ has bottled the essence of what makes the series’ characters, animation, and sense of humour so beloved and reconfigured it into something new: a Dragon Ball fighting game that can go toe-to-toe with the best of the genre.

F1 20189/10

F1 2018 – 9/10

F1 2018 – 9/10

You must have seen it on the PC games list, if you have gone through it! F1 2018 is brilliant, and the most complete Formula One game to date. The changes to career mode make it the strongest and most appealing it’s ever been thanks to the revamped upgrade system, while the simulation-like additions to the driving model bring you closer than ever to the feeling of sitting on the grid with 1000+ horsepower at your feet, without overwhelming those who just want to jump in and drive.

Far Cry 59/10

Far Cry 5 – 9/10

Far Cry 5 – 9/10

Despite some brief irritations and missed opportunities with its narrative, spending time in the world of Hope County remains absolutely delightful. Far Cry 5 boasts a wonderfully harmonious flow to its adventure, with its smart changes to exploration, discovery, and progression distinctly bolstering the enjoyment of creatively engaging and experimenting with its spectacular open world. And, I don’t think you should ever doubt on the Far Cry community!

Forza Horizon 49/10

Forza Horizon 4 – 9/10

Forza Horizon 4 – 9/10

There’s such a diverse range of activities stuffed into every corner of Horizon 4, and meaningful changes contribute to smart driving dynamics and a more consistent sense of achievement. Everything you do in Horizon feels valuable, no matter how big or small—from the basic thrills of speeding a fast car down a gorgeous mountain highway to spending time tinkering with your favourite ride to manage seasonal road conditions to just hanging out with friends and strangers online and goofing off in friendly games. The charm of the Horizon series is as palpable as ever, a winning, all-inclusive recipe that celebrates the joy of driving above all else. Honestly, I don’t know much about this game.

Red Dead Redemption 9/10

Red Dead Redemption 2 – 9/10

Red Dead Redemption 2 – 9/10

 

While Red Dead Redemption was mostly focused on John Marston’s story, Red Dead 2 is about the entire Van der Linde gang—as a community, as an idea, and as the death rattle of the Wild West. It is about Arthur, too, but as the lens through which you view the gang, his very personal, very messy story supports a larger tale. Some frustrating systems and a predictable mission structure end up serving that story well, though it does take patience to get through them and understand why. Red Dead Redemption 2 is an excellent prequel, but it’s also an emotional, thought-provoking story in its own right, and it’s a world that is hard to leave when it’s done.

Iconoclasts9/10

Iconoclasts – 9/10

Iconoclasts – 9/10

When Iconoclasts’ end credits begin to roll, it’s bittersweet to see the journey come to a close. After solving every puzzle and witnessing the finale of its poignant narrative, you can’t help but reflect on the growth of its characters and your impact onto the world. The game will shock and surprise you with how gripping its story is, and it’s likely to do so again in subsequent playthroughs of New Game+ with your expanded knowledge of character histories and events. Iconoclasts may be a call-back to the style and mechanics of old-school games, but it’s also a sincere and compelling adventure that anyone with respect for fantastic storytelling and 2D-action can enjoy.

Subnautica9/10

Subnautica - 9/10

Subnautica – 9/10

Subnautica’s story, scares, and beautifully rendered underwater setting make it one of the most fascinating survival games around. You will always have to grind away to a certain extent to gather necessary resources, but the overall experience is both accessible and refined. Subnautica may not make you eager to get back to the beach this summer, but right now there is no better virtual way to experience the beauty, and the terror, of the deep blue sea

Battlefield V8/10

Battlefield V – 8/10

Battlefield V – 8/10

This game. It is do famous that players and You Tubers like Shroud, Just9n, Choco Taco, Ninja and many more play this or shall I say stream this. The Battlefield series has a winning formula that Battlefield V doesn’t deviate far from, at least for now. Conquest and the map roster don’t mesh well together, however, Grand Operations—and the other modes within it—steal the show and foster some of the greatest moments the franchise has offered. You might be surprised by the impact of the slight changes made for this entry, especially when you’re deep into pushing or defending objectives in Frontlines alongside teammates fulfilling their roles. That’s when Battlefield V is at its best.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 48/10

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – 8/10

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – 8/10

Black Ops 4 isn’t short on content, and its three main modes are substantial. Multiplayer introduces more tactical mechanics without forcing you into them, and it largely strikes a good balance. Zombies has multiple deep, secret-filled maps to explore, though its returning characters don’t hold up and prove distracting. Finally, Blackout pushes Call of Duty in an entirely new direction, making use of aspects from both multiplayer and Zombies for a take on the battle royale genre that stands on its own. Sure, there isn’t a traditional single-player campaign, but with the depth and breadth of what is there, Black Ops 4 doesn’t need it.

Full Metal Furies8/10

Full Metal Furies - 8/10

Full Metal Furies – 8/10

Full Metal Furies is primarily a brawler, and a good one that promotes teamwork instead of button-mashing. But it’s also a very hard puzzle game, one that challenges you to perceive each level, as well as the game’s mechanics and characters, in new ways. It’s a shame most of the Furies are so two-dimensional throughout the main campaign–especially Meg, who’s arguably the most lovable of the bunch–but the story is consistently witty with its humour and an absolute joy to watch unfold. And while coming up with strategies to handle new enemies and piecing together the clues for each puzzle is fairly difficult at times, it’s a rewarding and deeply satisfying challenge.

Chasm8/10

Chasm – 8/10

Chasm – 8/10

Even when its flaws are obvious, Chasm is a well-crafted adventure, and during the more than 12 hours I spent playing through my first time, I got lost only once. That’s a huge bonus in a genre where getting lost is often the most frustrating aspect. Even after I finished, I was eager to venture forth on a new adventure, to test my combat mettle against harder foes and find the one secret that eluded me the first time through. It’s a shame the randomization of the world isn’t that big of a deal and the challenge could be better balanced, but the superb combat and visual design ensure your time with Chasm will be well spent.

Hitman 28/10

Hitman 2 – 8/10

Hitman 2 – 8/10

The addition of other minor mechanical changes—like concussive weapons, a picture-in-picture enemy activity alert, and visible security camera sightlines—help to improve Hitman 2 overall as a dense and accessible stealth assassination game.

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BoxOffice: Bumblebee Makes A Strong Start In China

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Transformers franchise’s latest spinoff flick, Bumblebee, has made a superb entry in the Chinese market with a great collection of $59.4 million in its first week, after its release in the country recently. The movie, directed by Travis Knight, was being called a failure previously by many trade experts due to a lukewarm response on the domestic, home box-office in the US.

But after the good reception in China, the movie is sure to become a great hit, if not very-very astonishingly fantastic. But as far as the worldwide box-office collections are concerned, then Bumblebee will definitely end up to be a great grosser. Another thing that’s worked for it in China is that Transformers movies have always been a hit among the Chinese audiences. The action-adventure film is gradually closing in towards a global total of $300 million, as of now, which is really good for it.

With its great earnings in the first week in China, it also dethroned DC and Warner Bros’ superhero blockbuster Aquaman, which is currently ruling the worldwide box-office, with an estimated total of above $940 million! The movie is surely going to cross $1 billion mark, in a few days from now and it will be the first time for a rebooted universe of DC, as far its highest grossing movie is concerned.

The Bumblebee movie stars Hailee Steinfeld, John Cena, and Gracie Dzienny, and Jason Drucker, among others. The voice of Bumblebee is given by Dylan O’Brien while there is also the famous Optimus Prime but in small appearances. His iconic voice is given by Peter Cullen.

The film tells the story of a girl who meets an Autobot, called Bumblebee and then they both start to share an inseparable bond until the end, like true friends. But they also have to face various obstacles and situations testing them, consistently.

The movie is distributed by Paramount Pictures and produced by Tencent Pictures, Allspark Pictures, and Di Bonaventura Pictures.

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Top 10 Disappointments of Entertainment in 2018

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2018 was a fantastic year for movies and TV. This is the year that gave us Infinity War, Black Panther, and Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse, and that’s just looking at some of the good Marvel movies released this year. On the TV side, we got The Haunting of Hill House, Netflix’s weird sci-fi show Maniac, and many more instant classics.

But that pendulum swings the other way, too. For all the great entertainment in 2018, there were also plenty that didn’t live up to the standards we expected. These were movies and shows that we were excited for – however tentatively – and that turned out to be huge let-downs.

Here is the list of 15 shows and films that did not live up to the expectations of the viewers and were somewhat big – or small – disappointments.

1. Jessica Jones Season 2

Jessica Jones Season 2

Jessica Jones Season 2

The first season of Netflix and Marvel’s Jessica Jones was easily one of the best examples of the collaboration between the streaming and comics giants, possibly even the best of all these shows. We were excited about Season 2, right up until the point we actually watched it.

Well, trying to do a Marvel superhero story without an actual villain is a bold idea that could have paid off. Unfortunately, it simply didn’t in this case. The season’s main plotline and massive twist was ruined by bad casting as Janet McTeer and Krysten Ritter had absolutely zero chemistry as alleged family members. And every storyline was a total bore. Unlike the other Marvel/Netflix shows, Jessica Jones hasn’t been cancelled yet, but we hope that will likely change soon.

2. American Horror Story Apocalypse

American Horror Story Apocalypse

American Horror Story Apocalypse

The eighth season of American Horror Story had a great premise: Not only was it the end of the world, but it also promised to finally tie events from the show’s previous seasons together, from the original Murder House to Coven and beyond. It even got off to a promising start, as the first couple of episodes of Apocalypse set up plenty of mysteries we couldn’t wait to learn the answers to.

But after those opening episodes, Apocalypse took a wrong turn. Yes, it felt like a fun twist at the time, but the following episodes proved disappointing week after week. The show started providing answers, but they weren’t the ones we wanted. It spent a half dozen episodes in flashbacks and the all the actions we wanted came to long after. By the time Roseanne star Sandra Bernhard joined the cast for a terribly cheesy turn as a Satanic cult leader, I was done with this season of American Horror Story. Weren’t you?

3. Venom

Venom

Venom

Seeing a Marvel movie on the list is really surprising. Even I was while writing. But, it happened. Venom is a movie that feels like it was written in 1998 by a 7-year-old, then buried in a time capsule, unearthed 19 years later, and made into a movie without a single revision to the draft. It is truly a movie from another time, and all that’s missing is someone doing a kick flip over a set of steps while Korn plays in the background. From Tom Hardy’s accent choices, to the movie turning into an over-the-top action flick where the final battle is filled with muddied CG, those who were looking for a great Sony spin-off movie found themselves a bit disappointed, even though this movie made $800 million, worldwide.

As for the story, it went a number of directions, many of which could have been a good movie of their own. Eddie Brock working as a journalist and ruining his girlfriend’s career: it’s okay. Brock trying to rebuild his life and take down the Life Foundation: even it is okay. Brock losing his mind when the Venom symbiont is taking over, creating a horror aesthetic: it is okay too. Wacky buddy cop movie starring Eddie Brock as the fall guy covered in black oil that talks funny and wants to eat livers: this is not okay, Venom. The weird comedic choices this movie made killed it for so many viewers. Why does Venom need comedy?

However, with the announcement of the home release of the movie, fans of the Venom character were desperately hoping for the rated-R cut of the movie. However, upon its release, fans got three deleted scenes, some behind-the-scenes footage, and that’s about it. As much as we wanted an extended scene of Woody Harrelson in a red wig, this wasn’t what the people wanted to see. Venom is one of the few movies in 2018 that disappointed people twice.

4. The Predator

The Predator

The Predator

The original Predator is unquestionably an ‘80s classic as it combined sci-fi horror thrills and exciting action, and helped make Arnold Schwarzenegger one of the biggest stars in the world. But unlike the Alien or Terminator series, the quality drop from that first movie was fast, and none of the following films were anywhere near as good as the first. So expectations for a new Predator movie in 2018 should not have been high. But the fact that Shane Black was on board to write and direct suddenly raised hopes that he might actually deliver something to equal the first movie. What would the writer of Lethal Weapon and the director of Iron Man 3 do with this series?

Unfortunately, as it turns out, not very much. The Predator was just as mediocre as its predecessors, and was badly hurt by extensive reshoots and incoherent editing, as well as the controversy about certain casting choices that Black had made. The Predator has its moments—the cast is good, there are some funny scenes, and some of the early action is exciting. But the film gets worse as it continues, and emerges as what we should have guessed it would be all along—yet another not-very-good Predator movie. Time to skin this franchise and hang it upside-down for good.

5. Westworld Season 2

Westworld Season 2

Westworld Season 2

Westworld Season 1 was easily one of the best seasons of sci-fi TV ever, which made our hype levels for Season 2 off the charts—maybe even a little too high. Maybe there’s a parallel universe where Westworld Season 2 lived up to our expectations, but that proved impossible in this one.

Where Season 1 was a carefully plotted, well-paced exploration of well-trod science fiction themes, Season 2 was a total mess in comparison. The tone was uniformly grim, the characters we used to like were unrecognizable, the plot was muddled beyond comprehension, and important details were withheld for no reason other than to string viewers along. The show’s creators must have been mad at the Redditors who guessed all the twists in Season 1, because Season 2 seemed designed mostly to befuddle the show’s most dedicated fans. By the time it reached its conclusion, we didn’t want to know the answers anymore—we just wanted it to be over. Right?

6. Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald

Fantastic Beasts 2: The Crimes of Grindelwald

In The Crimes of Grindelwald’s third scene, a character who we never learn anything about despite her constant presence throughout the entire movie murders a toddler, for no reason, just off screen. Even Michael Myers, famed slasher movie villain of the Halloween series, didn’t sink that low, although you could tell in the most recent one that he considered it for a moment.

This moment perfectly sets the tone for the rest of this movie: a grim, overly dramatic, mean-spirited entry into the Harry Potter universe. Fantastic Beasts 2 can accurately be described as a loosely connected series of mostly sequential events, though it’s often unclear how it gets from one scene to the next or why the characters do any of the things they do. Maybe worst of all, The Crimes of Grindelwald has no sense of wonder at its own magical world. Millions fell in love with Harry Potter because the wizarding world felt like a place you’d want to live, despite its bad elements. Inhabiting this movie’s magical alternate history for a couple of hours will just make you want to get obliviated so you can forget the whole thing.

7. The Cloverfield Paradox

 The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox

The Cloverfield Paradox starts out riffing on the early structure of movies like Alien and The Thing, with some cursory efforts to establish personalities and relationships for its half dozen or so characters. They’re all basically interchangeable by the end, and you’ll be hard pressed to remember most of their names by the time the credits roll. But the movie really starts to fall apart once the crew activate the particle accelerator—a poorly explained attempt to solve an energy crisis back on Earth—and find themselves suddenly staring at a star-filled void where the Earth used to be.

There are some memorable moments early on, like when a mysterious stranger arrives on the station by apparently teleporting into the interior of a wall, wires and power conduits spliced through her hands and legs like vines that grew through her. The movie’s few moments of body horror—like another scene involving a character’s eyeball—are its high points. But The Cloverfield Paradox quickly devolves into total camp nonsense from there on out, and it never recovers any of its early poise. After 10 Cloverfield Lane, we were excited to see where the Cloverfield universe would expand next, but no longer.

8. Pacific Rim Uprising

Pacific Rim Uprising

Pacific Rim Uprising

There was something magical about the original Pacific Rim’s giant monster battles, glossy, rain-slicked colours, and seemingly effortless world-building. It’s possible the sequel never stood a chance at living up to that, especially since visionary director Guillermo del Toro chose to focus on The Shape of Water, which won the best picture Oscar for 2017, instead of returning to direct Pacific Rim Uprising. And sure enough, Uprising was a disappointment.

Most of all, Pacific Rim: Uprising is just confusing. If you haven’t seen the original, it’s unlikely much in this sequel will make sense. Concepts like Drift—the way Jaeger pilots mentally link with one another—are poorly explained, despite this movie spending plenty of time attempting to recap and revisit past events. And if you did like the first Pacific Rim, you’ll likely wonder what happened to all the distinctive side characters, the stylish action, and the flashy aesthetic. Pacific Rim: Uprising might have seemed like a pretty good giant monster movie if it didn’t have to live up to the gigantically cool original, but unfortunately, it simply can’t escape its predecessor’s massive shadow.

9. Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story

Solo: A Star Wars Story made nearly $400 million at the box office. But in the franchise era, when film companies spend hundreds of millions of dollars to make hundreds of millions more, this was considered a box office flop, especially against the film’s $250 million budget.

Yes, Solo was poorly marketed; it came out five months after The Last Jedi, which prevented it from building steam. But Solo’s failure also confirmed a problem that was present in the prequel trilogy and present in Rogue One: We do not need answers and backstories to the most granular details of the original trilogy. They’re better left to the imagination.

We don’t need 30 minutes of CGI to explain why the Kessel Run is important. We don’t need to learn how Han got his dice, or how Han got his blaster. These things lose their mystery and their specialness when they’re over explained, and they cheapen rather than enrich the source material. Nostalgia is a poor substitute for narrative, as Solo unfortunately demonstrated.

10. WWE (All Rosters)

WWE (All Rosters)

WWE (All Rosters)

The year started off well for the WWE as there was a wonderful Royal Rumble, followed by a fantastic WrestleMania. But history will remember 2018 as the year that WWE got caught with their pants down. They put dollars over ethics with their ongoing Saudi Arabia partnership. And when their top star, Roman Reigns, relinquished the Universal Championship to fight a recurring battle with leukaemia, WWE hit the panic button and put the belt back on Brock Lesnar, a part-time, rarely-seen-on-TV champion. This is what happens when you’re too singularly focused on a single wrestler, to the rest of the roster’s detriment. No one is ready to step up.

SmackDown is consistent. Developmental league NXT remains consistently brilliant. And the women’s roster, with Becky Lynch and Ronda Rousey at the forefront, is firing on all cylinders; they’ll probably main event WrestleMania in 2019. At least they should.

But across the board, the men’s division needs better writers and more compelling reasons to fight one another. Monday Night Raw, in particular, is going through a rough patch, running an “evil Authority” playbook that the company has copied, ad nauseam, since 1998. The ring work is phenomenal – better than it’s ever been – but the narrative stakes feel low. And these performers, who risk their lives for our entertainment, deserve better.

These were the biggest disappointments in the entertainment of 2018. I know not all shows and films on the list are bad – at least according to many of you – but these lacked something and hence are on the list. Think yourself

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Box-Office: Simmba earns Rs.20 crore on first day!

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Rohit Shetty’s latest masala-action directorial Simmba has made a roaring impact on box-office and has managed to earn around Rs.20 crore on its first day itself, in India. It’s also Ranveer Singh’s highest opening among any of his films, in his career.

Simmba, which also stars actress Sara Ali Khan, is being received positively by the audiences in theaters and fans are cheering for the action and style of the film. The exact amount of the film’s first-day collection is around Rs.20.72 crore.

The movie has also become the sixth best highest earning film as far as the opening day is concerned. It beat the likes of 2.0 (Rs.20.45 cr), Zero (Rs.20.14 cr), Satyamev Jayate (Rs.19.50 cr), Padmaavat (Rs.19 cr), Veere Di Wedding (Rs.10.70 cr), and Padman (Rs.10.26 cr).

But it got left out behind some mighty grossers like Thugs of Hindostan (Rs.52.25 cr), Sanju (34.75 cr), Race 3 (Rs.28.50 cr), Gold (Rs.25.25 cr), and Baaghi 2 (Rs.25.10 cr).

Talking of its overseas business then Simmba earned about Australian $188,253 from Australia, which is also more than Rohit Shetty’s previous directorial Golmaal Again which collected about Australia $66,990 in Australia, back in 2017.

Simmba was released on around 4,020 screens across India and the budget of the film is about Rs.85 crore. It was also released on 963 screens in overseas markets.

The film is about a corrupt cop whose only motive is to earn endless money in his life but one tragic incident in his life transforms him completely, for the good. And then he becomes an honest and good-hearted, fearless police inspector.

Simmba is an official remake of southern Telugu language film, Temper, and upon its trailer’s release, a month ago, it got mixed to good reactions with many fans calling it just a copy-paste of Temper’s scenes.

But now that the film has been released and even though it’s a remake, still many moviegoers are going to watch it. The only reason is the treatment given to the story and how it’s been presented by Rohit Shetty. Since he is known for his own style when it comes to masala movies, so Simmba also gained an advantage from this.

The movie is currently running successfully in theaters.
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The Best Desktop/PC Games of 2018: All best?

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One of the most exciting aspects of PC gaming is how quickly it can evolve. Trends come and go, new technologies inspire developers to push the boundaries of their creativity, and because it’s an open platform, ambitious upstarts have great freedom when it comes to creating and releasing their games. Now that there’s healthy competition for Valve from Discord and Epic, two companies that have recently launched their own digital game stores, there are even more opportunities for developers and consumers alike at the start of 2019.

But before we jump into the new year, now is a great chance to revisit the best of PC gaming in 2018. We must have played almost all PC games and I have rounded up every PC game that scored at least an 8 on the gamers list in 2018, and organized them by score below. Scroll down to see where your favorite of the year landed. You might find also find something new to consider playing before games start rolling in.

Here they are –

Ashen9/10

Ashen – 9/10

Ashen – 9/10

Ashen does more than enough to differentiate it from other Souls-like games. Although its combat utilizes the same stamina-focused mechanics, the inclusion of features that promote a sense of community with the game’s characters makes for a wholly different experience. It’s frustrating to spawn and see that your computer-controlled partner has a weapon that doesn’t complement the one you’re using. However, even when playing with NPCs, your allies’ efforts to assist you in battle cause you to care about the fates of the colourful cast of people you meet on your journey. The relationships you forge define your adventure through Ashen, and helping your new friends is a powerful motivator that drives you forward through the game’s beautiful world.

Batman: The Enemy WithinEpisode 49/10

Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 4 – 9/10

Batman: The Enemy Within – Episode 4 – 9/10

Episode 4 of Tell-tale’s Batman: The Enemy Within has top-notch writing, thoughtful depictions, and impactful decision-making moments. It leaves Bruce, Batman, and you to grapple with questions and uncertainty. Between the future of Joker, the nature of Amanda Waller, and the potential fallout of Bruce’s mission on his allies, Telltale has set the stage for what could (better) be an explosive finale.

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle9/10

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle – 9/10

BlazBlue Cross Tag Battle – 9/10

Whether playing through the story mode alone or against hardened opponents online, Cross Tag Battle is an absolute joy with a surplus of possibilities within its wide roster and versatile fighting system. Even with all the ridiculousness of the overarching plot, I revealed in the charm of my favourite characters and embraced the many moments of fan service. It’s a masterful unification of styles and mechanics from four different universes that compels you to dig deeper and dedicate the time to getting the most out of the beloved members of this cast.

Celeste9/10

Celeste – 9/10

Celeste – 9/10

It’s a testament to convincing writing and ingenious design that after playing Celeste I felt like I’d been on the same journey as Madeline. Her struggle is one made easy to empathize with, her low points painful to watch, and her high notes exhilarating to experience. Her tale is delicately told and beautifully illustrated, confidently coalescing with the satisfying, empowering game it lies within. Not bad for a game about climbing a mountain.

Dead Cells9/10

Dead Cells – 9/10

Dead Cells – 9/10

Even if you can’t make it all that far, Prisoner’s Quarters is simple enough that you’ll have plenty of opportunities to “bank” cells for the aforementioned upgrades. That gives you a sense of constant progress, even when you bomb a run. In fact, the only real issue with the adventure is that some of the better upgrades can take substantially longer than they should. It stalls progress in the mid-game a bit and can lead to a feeling of grinding your wheels. Besides that, though, Dead Cells is a phenomenal effort to blend together some very disparate genres into a tight, cohesive whole. It’s one of the better examples of how to remix ideas without losing their individual strengths.

Dragon Ball Fighter Z9/10

Dragon Ball Fighter Z – 9/10

Dragon Ball Fighter Z – 9/10

Dragon Ball Fighter Z is complex and distinct enough to be enjoyed by fighting game competitors, but there’s no question that it’s been designed to tap into the hearts of Dragon Ball’s most dedicated fans, and no doubt those same qualities will win people over who’ve never given the series a chance. Where past games attempted to get there through huge character rosters and deliberately predictable trips down memory lane, Fighter Z has bottled the essence of what makes the series’ characters, animation, and sense of humour so beloved and reconfigured it into something new: a Dragon Ball fighting game that can go toe-to-toe with the best of the genre.

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age9/10

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – 9/10

Dragon Quest XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age – 9/10

Innovation in games is talked about a lot, but it’s also great to see traditional gameplay formulas that have been around for decades presented exceptionally well. Dragon Quest XI is one of the best modern examples of this; its beautiful presentation, both visual- and story-wise, combines with a tried-and-true gameplay formula for a journey that’s full of heart and soul. Once you find yourself sucked into the world of Dragon Quest XI, it’s going to be hard to put down until you reach the grand finale.

F1 20189/10

F1 2018 – 9/10

F1 2018 – 9/10

F1 2018 is brilliant, and the most complete Formula One game to date. The changes to career mode make it the strongest and most appealing it’s ever been thanks to the revamped upgrade system, while the simulation-like additions to the driving model bring you closer than ever to the feeling of sitting on the grid with 1000+ horsepower at your feet, without overwhelming those who just want to jump in and drive.

Far Cry 59/10

Far Cry 5 – 9/10

Far Cry 5 – 9/10

Despite some brief irritations and missed opportunities with its narrative, spending time in the world of Hope County remains absolutely delightful. Far Cry 5 boasts a wonderfully harmonious flow to its adventure, with its smart changes to exploration, discovery, and progression distinctly bolstering the enjoyment of creatively engaging and experimenting with its spectacular open world.

Forza Horizon 49/10

Forza Horizon 4 – 9/10

Forza Horizon 4 – 9/10

There’s such a diverse range of activities stuffed into every corner of Horizon 4, and meaningful changes contribute to smart driving dynamics and a more consistent sense of achievement. Everything you do in Horizon feels valuable, no matter how big or small—from the basic thrills of speeding a fast car down a gorgeous mountain highway to spending time tinkering with your favourite ride to manage seasonal road conditions to just hanging out with friends and strangers online and goofing off in friendly games. The charm of the Horizon series is as palpable as ever, a winning, all-inclusive recipe that celebrates the joy of driving above all else.

Subnautica9/10

Subnautica – 9/10

Subnautica – 9/10

Subnautica’s story, scares, and beautifully rendered underwater setting make it one of the most fascinating survival games around. You will always have to grind away to a certain extent to gather necessary resources, but the overall experience is both accessible and refined. Subnautica may not make you eager to get back to the beach this summer, but right now there is no better virtual way to experience the beauty, and the terror, of the deep blue sea.

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey8/10

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – 8/10

Assassin’s Creed Odyssey – 8/10

Despite this, Assassin’s Creed Odyssey’s ambition is admirable, which is reflected in its rich attention to detail for the era and its approach to handling the multi-faceted narrative with strong protagonists at the lead. While its large-scale campaign—clocking in at over 50 hours—can occasionally be tiresome, and some features don’t quite make the impact they should, Odyssey makes great strides in its massive and dynamic world, and it’s a joy to venture out and leave your mark on its ever-changing setting.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 48/10

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – 8/10

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – 8/10

Black Ops 4 isn’t short on content, and its three main modes are substantial. Multiplayer introduces more tactical mechanics without forcing you into them, and it largely strikes a good balance. Zombies has multiple deep, secret-filled maps to explore, though its returning characters don’t hold up and prove distracting. Finally, Blackout pushes Call of Duty in an entirely new direction, making use of aspects from both multiplayer and Zombies for a take on the battle royale genre that stands on its own. Sure, there isn’t a traditional single-player campaign, but with the depth and breadth of what is there, Black Ops 4 doesn’t need it.

Hitman 8/10

Hitman 2 – 8/10

Hitman 2 – 8/10

The addition of other minor mechanical changes—like concussive weapons, a picture-in-picture enemy activity alert, and visible security camera sightlines—help to improve Hitman 2 overall as a dense and accessible stealth assassination game.

Reigns: Game Of Thrones8/10

Reigns: Game Of Thrones – 8/10

Reigns: Game Of Thrones – 8/10

Reigns: GoT is by no means perfect. It doesn’t lend itself to long play sessions thanks to the potential for repetition, which can make the action feel tedious. But that’s ultimately a minor quibble for what’s a genuinely fun experience: a choose-your-own adventure where you’re faced with non-stop decisions and a seemingly endless combination of ways for things to play out.

The Walking DeadThe Final Season Episode 18/10

The Walking Dead – The Final Season Episode 1 – 8/10

The Walking Dead – The Final Season Episode 1 – 8/10

Beautiful things are possible in the new world and the new ways to play that Telltale has laid out in Done Running. But something ugly and horrifying is likely to happen first, and it is going to be captivating to watch.

The Walking DeadThe Final Season Episode 28/10

The Walking Dead – The Final Season Episode 2 – 8/10

The Walking Dead – The Final Season Episode 2 – 8/10

We leave The Walking Dead on a Telltale firmly willing to make mechanical and tonal risks, nearly all of which pay off well in this episode, hinting towards a bright future we may never get to see. If this is the last time we see her, the fact that she, and this series, have become what they’ve become is maybe the closest thing to a Happily Ever After as can be expected from The Walking Dead.

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All New Planned Releases for 2019 on Netflix

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With a new year comes new titles to stream on Netflix. The third season of the Netflix original A Series of Unfortunate Events will drop Jan. 1, while Grace and Frankie, Friends From College, Trolls: The Beat Goes On!, Call My Agent! And Club de Cuervos will all return for new seasons in January. Additionally, part two of the fourth and final season of Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt will be released Jan. 25.

A number of original films will hit Netflix throughout the month, including Black Earth Rising, And Breathe Normally, Lionheart, Justice, The Last Laugh and When Heroes Fly. Following the success of the true crime docuseries. Making a Murderer, the streaming service will debut Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes on Jan. 24.

On the film side, I Know What You Did Last Summer, Jersey Boys, The Dark Knight, Pulp Fiction, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp and Disney-Pixar’s The Incredibles 2 are among the titles that will be added to Netflix in January. Shows like American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace and the fifth (and final) season of Z Nation will join the streaming service’s library.

Here is the complete list of films and shows coming to Netflix in January, below.

January 1

• Photofest

• Across the Universe

• The Addams Family

• A Series of Unfortunate Events: Season 3

• Babel

• Black Hawk Down

• The Boy in the Striped Pajamas

• City of God

• Comedians of the world

• The Dark Knight

• Definitely, Maybe

• The Departed

• Godzilla

• Happy Feet

• Hell or High Water

• I Know What You Did Last Summer

• Indiana Jones and the Kingdom of the Crystal Skull

• Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade

• Indiana Jones and the Raiders of the Lost Ark

• Indiana Jones and the Temple of Doom

• It Takes Two

• Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back

• Jersey Boys

• Mona Lisa Smile

• Mr. Bean’s Holiday

• The Mummy

• The Mummy Returns

• Pan’s Labyrinth

• Pinky Malinky

• Pulp Fiction

• The Strangers

• Swingers

• Tears of the Sun

• Tidying Up With Marie Kondo

• Watchmen

• XXX: State of the Union

January 2

• Monty Python and the Holy Grail

January 4

• Courtesy of TIFF

• And Breathe Normally

• Call My Agent!: Season 3

• El Potro: Unstoppable

• Lionheart

January 9

• Courtesy of Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures

• Godzilla: The Planet Eater

• Solo: A Star Wars Story

January 10

• When Heroes Fly

January 11

• Friends From College: Season 2

• ReMastered: Massacre at the Stadium

• Sex Education

• Solo

• The Last Laugh

January 15

• Revenger

• Sebastian Maniscalco: Stay Hungry

January 16

• American Gangster

January 17

• Patrick Harbron/FX

• American Crime Story: The Assassination of Gianni Versace

January 18

• Melissa Moseley/Netflix

• Carmen Sandiego

• Close

• Fyre: The Greatest Party That Never Happened

• Girl

• Grace and Frankie: Season 5

• IO

• Soni

• Trigger Warning Wth Killer Mike

• Trolls: The Beat Goes On!: Season 5

• The World’s Most Extraordinary Homes: Season 2 Part B

January 21

• Justice

January 24

• Conversations with a Killer: The Ted Bundy Tapes

• Hotel Transylvania 3: Summer Vacation

January 25

• Animas

• Black Earth Rising

• Club de Cuervos: Season 4

• Kingdom

• Medici: The Magnificent

• Polar

• Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt: Season 4 Part 2

January 27

• Z Nation: Season 5

January 29

• Gabriel “Fluffy” Iglesias: One Show Fits All

• Marvel Studios’ Ant-Man and the Wasp

January 30

• Screengrab/Disney Pixar

• Disney-Pixar’s The Incredibles 2

 

 

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Steam Winter Sale 2018: All Games and Prices

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We’re deep in the Steam Winter Sale, which means you can find deals on a mountain of digital PC games right now. With so many titles available at discounted rates, it can be tough to sort through them all and find what you’re looking for. To help ease the burden, I thought I should highlight some of the best games you can get on sale without putting too much extra burden on your credit card. Because after a long season of holiday shopping, don’t you deserve a little treat for yourself?

With that in mind, I have looked at the Steam games on sale for ₹ 700 or less and highlighted some of my favourites. Take a look at the picks below and see if any of them look like worthy additions to your Steam library. Or, if you would rather see the whole giant list of Steam games on sale right now, you can find it here.

Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight

Dead by Daylight is a multiplayer horror game that finds four innocent people trapped in an enclosed environment with a bloodthirsty killer. The players controlling the survivors have to turn on power generators that will let them escape. The killer is played by a fifth player who has murderous means to make sure the others are dead by daylight. This game will cost you only $10 or in India it will be ₹ 700.

Buy Dead by Daylight – https://store.steampowered.com/app/381210/Dead_by_Daylight/

The Division

The Division

The Division

The Division 2 is scheduled to come out in March, but that gives you plenty of time to dive into its loot-driven predecessor to see what all the fuss is about. And for just around ₹ 500, there’s no reason not to give it a shot. So, you well know his much it costs – ₹ 525.

Buy The Division – https://store.steampowered.com/app/365590/Tom_Clancys_The_Division/

Donut County

Donut County

Donut County

Donut County is like Katamari Damacy, but with a hole instead of a ball. Your job is to guide a bottomless pit along the ground, gobbling up any tiny item that will fit. As your hole eats things, it grows in diameter until it can swallow the entire level. If that doesn’t sound like fun, I don’t know what does. And, it will cost you only ₹ 683.

Buy Donut County – https://store.steampowered.com/app/702670/Donut_County/

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition

Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition

After the loss of Fallout 76, you must be thinking, or wondering if you should go for a Fallout game. But, this one is good. Many long-time fans of the series were disappointed by Fallout 76. There’s no better way for let-down fans to drown their sorrows than to go back and experience the series at what is arguably its best. Fallout: New Vegas has everything you want in a Fallout game—including no online component at all. You probably won’t get another game quite like it until The Outer Worlds. What is the cost? It is only ₹ 700.

Buy Fallout: New Vegas Ultimate Edition – https://store.steampowered.com/app/22380/Fallout_New_Vegas/

Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight

This sprawling action platformer puts a strong focus on exploration and big boss fights. And because you drop all of your currency when you die, and you need to make your way back to your body to get it back, each step into an unknown area feels fraught with peril. And this one is of 700 bucks as well!

Buy Hollow Knight – https://store.steampowered.com/app/367520/Hollow_Knight/

The Orange Box

The Orange Box

The Orange Box

For anyone who hasn’t played the games in The Orange Box, it’s practically a felony if you don’t pick it up for 200 bucks. It contains Portal, Team Fortress 2, and all three instalments of Half-Life 2, which can only underscore how unfortunate it is that we haven’t gotten the third instalment yet. And yeah, it is only ₹ 210! Go grab it.

Buy The Orange Box – https://store.steampowered.com/sub/469/

Portal 2

Portal 2

Portal 2

Speaking of Portal, that game is basically a proof of concept for its full-fledged AAA sequel. For just 140 bucks, you can get one of the most creative and clever puzzle games ever conceived. The hilarious and impeccably acted story is just icing on the cake (which may or may not be a lie). And, why not give this a try only for ₹ 140?

Buy Portal 2 – https://store.steampowered.com/app/620/Portal_2/

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

Rainbow Six Siege

No big deal, just one of the best games-as-a-service shooters on the planet is available right now for under 700 bucks. Carry on. Or don’t, and grab this tactical team-based shooter that’s still getting regular content updates three years after release. Give it a try. It is only ₹ 630.

Buy Rainbow Six Siege – https://store.steampowered.com/app/359550/Tom_Clancys_Rainbow_Six_Siege/

Reigns: Game of Thrones

Reigns: Game of Thrones

Reigns: Game of Thrones

HBO’s Game of Thrones is coming back in April, which makes now a great time to get reacquainted with the world of Westeros in this wicked card game that puts you on the Iron Throne. It is only for ₹ 210.

Buy Reigns: Game of Thrones – https://store.steampowered.com/app/897820/Reigns_Game_of_Thrones/

Rocket League

Rocket League 

Rocket League

You might not think the concept of “soccer with cars” would lend itself to complex, strategic gameplay. But if you think that, you obviously haven’t played Rocket League, a game that’s easy to pick up but contains nuances that are all but impossible to master. You must have seen many You Tubers using this game in the background of their videos. Thus will cost you approx. ₹700.

Buy Rocket League – https://store.steampowered.com/app/252950/Rocket_League/

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When the case is of gaming, desktop gaming is considered to be the pinnacle. But, mobile gaming has also evolved as a great choice in recent years. Perhaps it is because of the upgrades that the mobile games have made, or because now many desktop games are available on Android devices.

And when it comes to hard-core gamers, they don’t play games just for fun or time pass, and they surely don’t randomly choose the games to be played. There are various categories or genres of games, like action, adventure etc. And with time, horror games have also added themselves in the list of liked and most played games.

Here are top 10 Android games which are utterly based on horror-

1. Into The Dead (75 MB and In-app purchases)

 Into The Dead (75 MB and In-app purchases)

Into The Dead (75 MB and In-app purchases)

Get it in google play store

Zombies are a great name when it comes to horror. In this game, you have to survive as long as possible in a world overrun with zombies.

There are several amazing features. You’ll get intense gameplay with stunning graphics and audio, which will be enough to give you jump scares. You can unlock a new arsenal of weapons and perks to help you survive and daily missions and challenges help you know the game better. Also, you can challenge your friends to beat your high score.

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fhx0MeC13ws]

2. Granny (143 MB and In-app purchases)

Granny (143 MB and In-app purchases)

Granny (143 MB and In-app purchases)

Get it in google play store

Probably the most famous horror game. So famous that its PC version has been released and also know the fact that once it was available in only 46 MB or so and now it’s more than triple.

Granny has somehow locked you up in her house and you have only five days to escape. Use your mind to solve the puzzles and unlock your way out to safety. But beware! Granny is old but hears even a pin drop. You make a little noise and she’ll come running to you. You can hide under beds or in wardrobes.

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4rsXOjQshJs]

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3. Dead Effect 2 (1.1 GB and In-app purchases)

Dead Effect 2 (1.1 GB and In-app purchases)

Dead Effect 2 (1.1 GB and In-app purchases)

Once again a zombie flick on the list. But this one’s a lot better and is specially for those who love some shooting action in a zombie flick.

Get it in google play store

This one is a console-quality action sci-fi shooter game with RPG elements. Several features include enticing storyline, with tons of upgradable weapons, gear and high-tech body implants. Most of all, it has stunning graphics and uses the latest NVidia technology along with the Android one. You get realistic effects and movie-like sound quality. 100+ upgradeable body implants and 40+ hi-tech weapons with 20+ hours of campaign storyline and 10+ hours of special missions. Why is this game on the horror list? Download, play it and check out! Or go through the trailer.

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=K9iNEZou1H0]

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4. The Eyes: The Horror Game (102 MB and In-app purchases)

The Eyes: The Horror Game (102 MB and In-app purchases)

The Eyes: The Horror Game (102 MB and In-app purchases)

A game full of jump scares and terror. And the developers advise not to play this game alone in the dark.

Get it in google play store

According to the game, you are caught in a huge haunted mansion in the middle of the night and you need to escape in order to live. But the ghost of the mansion is right after you. Some reasons, according to the developers, to download this game are that it will give you sudden jump scares and the graphics and atmosphere are eerie. You can play offline or can compete with other players round the world. You can choose from multiple scary monsters or you can even create your own! There are multiple gameplay modes as well.

Trailer Game Preview: 

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=n4dbmcxUM_I]

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5. Slendrina: The Cellar (41 MB)

Slendrina: The Cellar (41 MB)

Slendrina: The Cellar (41 MB)

A continuation of the Slendrina game series. If you are a fan of the Slender Man games, you’ll love this too.

 

Get it in google play store

Slendrina has become more evil and chases anyone who tries to enter her territory. Now she has seen you and she week do anything to stop you.

You have to find eight missing old books in the cellar and then run towards the exit. You have to go through various doors which can be opened only by keys. Look everywhere, because anything could be anywhere!

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ej_gXxT9cYo]

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6. House Of Slendrina (50 MB)

House Of Slendrina (50 MB)

House Of Slendrina (50 MB)

Well, one more Slendrina game on the list. This one is again a continuation of the Slendrina series.

Get it in google play store

In this one, you will have to find out the secret of Slendrina. You will have to find eight pieces of picture, take it to unlock a secret key and then find out the secret of Slendrina. But, that ghost Slendrina is chasing you everywhere and will never let you find out her secret. By the way, who does want that someone finds out his/her secret?

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7. The Letter (86 MB and In-app purchases)

The Letter (86 MB and In-app purchases)

The Letter (86 MB and In-app purchases)

The developers claim it to be the best horror novel visual game. But before telling anything, I am informing you that pat this game only when you are a hard-core reader.

Get it in google play store

In the fans, expect a long story mode spanning over 700,000 words described in seven chapters. Apart from that you’ll get seven various personalities to choose from, all of then having varying personalities and different approach to situations. Full English voiced, with animated background, this game offers you original soundtrack with quick time events. But, only the first chapter is ad-free, rest six will annoy you.

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iO4UUHy9E0I]

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8. Dead Trigger 2 (544 MB and In-app purchases)

Dead Trigger 2 (544 MB and In-app purchases)

Dead Trigger 2 (544 MB and In-app purchases)

Again a zombie apocalypse survival game on the list. Claimed to be the best first-person zombie shooter survival game.

Get it in google play store

In this game, battle across ten different region and 33 environments, choose your favourite annihilator from fifty different weapons with more than 600 gameplay scenarios, including Solo Campaign, Global Mission and Side Quests. Also get insanely terrific graphics and various types of enemies and easy controls.

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=jzHb-89DiC4]

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9. The Fear: Creepy Scream House (61 MB and In-app purchases)

The Fear: Creepy Scream House (61 MB and In-app purchases)

The Fear: Creepy Scream House (61 MB and In-app purchases)

You are a man who has to admit his girlfriend in an asylum because of her scary behaviour. You’re married his and have a daughter. But, someone is watching you and your family is in danger. Protect then at any cost before it’s too late!

Get it in google play store

A really horrific game with a superb story. Various features are included as well. A deeply affecting story with high graphics and fearful atmosphere. This game will make you fear ghosts. Each and every moment of the game so give you jump scares. Not afraid of ghosts? Just play this.

Download link

Trailer

[youtube https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-FOYpJ_WHU0]

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10. Haunted Circus 3D (15 MB and In-app purchases)

Haunted Circus 3D (15 MB and In-app purchases)

Haunted Circus 3D (15 MB and In-app purchases)

This is on the list only on the basis of some nice gameplay.

Get it in google play store

You get a chance to visit a legendary circus, but that turns out to be your worst nightmare. Your visit turns horrifying from the beginning with broken lights, eerie atmosphere and dead cell phone battery. You face off against evil killers like clowns, rabbits, orang-utans and many other creatures. All you can use are the monitors, elevators etc. Will you be able to make it out alive?

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So these are some awesome horror game you can play to have jump scares. Go check them!

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T-Series vs Pewdiepie: War for supremacy started, who do you support?

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T-Series vs Pewdiepie: War for supremacy started, who do you support?

T-Series vs Pewdiepie: War for supremacy started, who do you support?

T-Series vs Pewdiepie: I remember there was a time when people used to surf YouTube for enjoyment. YouTube provided songs, films, and much more needed for relaxation. It was a time. There was no competition.

And now, since there us competition all around, why should we leave the platform which used to entertain people? Then started channels. And we saw You Tubers. Various people came up with various ideas, and made videos and put them fir others to see. But no! We don’t want peace. We don’t want everyone to enjoy their time to their own.

T-Series vs Pewdiepie: War for supremacy started, who do you support?

T-Series vs Pewdiepie: War for supremacy started, who do you support?

I did not know anything about Pewdiepie. I had just heard that there was some channel with such name and it was You Tube’s biggest channel. Okay, that’s great!

After listening a lot about this man, I decided to visit the channel ( I am a hard-core gamer and frequently visit gaming channels) in hope of seeing some nice gaming videos. And what did I find? Let us imagine he has 100 videos, then only 5 or 6 are gaming videos and others are completely useless. I don’t mean to offend Pewdiepie or his fans. But you fans call it a gaming channel? Then where are games?

Now, coming to T-Series. I have not yet seen any video or news which can prove that even T-Series wants a war. Have you any? No. Everything was going right. Then where did this battle for the Numero Uno spot come from?

Support for Pewdiepie in Bangladesh

And, talking about this Pewdiepie shit (no offence still!), he was going on his way. All of a sudden, suddenly, he started bashing India. He joked about India. It was still okay. He then made a statement that ‘If you make account in India then you are easily subscribed to T series’. On what means can you say that? Okay. We leave it again. Again, all of a sudden, he brings out some shit disstrack. Okay it is a trend. But what did he say? T-Series is bitch lasagna? For all those who don’t know what it means, according to Pewdiepie, it means your state when you challenge the king. He is the king? Nice joke indeed. He said ‘You India you lose’ and that our language sounds like mumble rap community and he called himself “blue eyed white dragon” and Indians “dark magician”. Why? Man, you offended Indians!

Then came his fans. Check out the tweets regarding this battle. Every other person says, “Nuke India” or “India is only good at population and memes” or “Kim Joeng to bomb India”. Really? Just for brand supremacy, you’ll say all these shit? Some You Tubers like H3H3 and Mr. Beast came up with racism against India. It was T-Series vs Pewdiepie, but thanks to all these people, it is now T-Series vs The World.

Support for T-Series in India

Support for T-Series in India

And his fans say that Pewdiepie was just joking in his disstrack. Joking with those racist lyrics? Okay, leave that. I remember there is a man Jake Paul who made a song on You Tube disstracks, and these people got offended and nearly made it the most disliked song. Why? He was joking too! If not, then how is this Pewdiepie joking?

Link for Jake Paul’s song – https://g.co/kgs/GsZcRf

I had studied in Physics that wave and atomic molecules had dual nature, but now I got to know that even Pewdiepie has dual nature. How? There was a time when he used to make fun of this You Tuber Mr. Beast because he used to donate money to Twitch streamers. But now, he is thanking him only because he supports him! So hypocrite.

Live subscribers count

Live subscribers count

And what are we Indians doing? Okay. One correct thing. We are subscribing T-Series. But, most of us are visiting the channel and videos of Pewdiepie only with the intention of commenting or slamming him. But do you realise that you are helping him this way? You Tubers become big not only by subscribers but also by the number of views they get on their videos. And only with the intention of bashing him, we are going to his videos and in turn giving him more and more views. Stop this. If you really want T-Series to win, then go subscribe it and visit its channel and its videos.

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The Winners and Losers of The Battle Royale Community 2018

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The Winners and Losers of The Battle Royale Community 2018

One video game genre dominated 2018, and there’s no question about it — battle royale. The fight-to-the-death multiplayer mode that exploded in popularity with Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds quickly turned into a worldwide sensation with the release of Epic Games’ Fortnite: Battle Royale, and since then, we’ve seen numerous games attempt to get in on the craze with their own battle royale modes.

Most of these modes have failed to make much of an impact, with the main three – PUBG, Fortnite, and Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Blackout mode and a somewhat subordinate FALLOUT 76 – receiving the most attention. Still, even these aren’t created equal. Over the course of 2018, we’ve seen two clear winners (and one loser) emerge in the battle royale scene, and we expect this momentum to continue into 2019. These are the battle royale winners and loser of 2018.

WINNER: ‘FORTNITE’

The Winners and Losers of The Battle Royale Community 2018

Fortnite Battle Royale

Why is Fortnite a winner? Go out in public and ask any kid what their favourite video game is, and you’ll realize immediately. Epic Games’ spin on the battle royale formula may have lifted some elements directly from the competition, such as the shrinking circle and parachuting onto the map, but it’s in the execution and consistency of its ideas where Fortnite truly shines.

New items, modes, and events are added multiple times a month, giving players reason to come back far beyond simply improving their kill-to-death ratio, and some of these can drastically change the game and force the community to quickly adapt. A recent update added warplanes to battle royale, and a new Creative mode even gives you the ability to make your own environments and rule-sets for custom matches.

Fortnite is also the only one of the big three battle royale games to be free-to-play, and it’s the only one to offer cross-play support across every platform. Even if you’re on PlayStation 4 and your buddy is on an Android phone, you can still play battle royale together, and your statistics and progression will carry over if you play on a different system. Fortnite isn’t just an element of pop culture – to many young players, the game is pop culture, and Epic Games has done a fantastic job of keeping fans engaged for the last year. Even if you aren’t winning matches, the bizarre bits of lore that are dropped every so often are reason enough to dive back in. and things can only get better from here.

WINNER: ‘CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4’ BLACKOUT

WINNER: ‘CALL OF DUTY: BLACK OPS 4’ BLACKOUT

Black Ops 4 Blackout

Anything Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds can do, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 can do better. That seems to be the motto Treyarch lived by while developing Blackout, the first battle royale mode in Call of Duty’s long history. It’s remarkably similar in basic design to PUBG, with airdrops, bandages and accessories to pick up, vehicles to drive, and armor to equip, but it’s all wrapped up in a package that only Call of Duty can deliver. Weapons feel close to perfect, and there’s plenty of variety for any time of player to win a match.

Blackout is more than just a copy of PUBG, however. Functioning as a sort of “greatest hits” from the Black Ops series’ history, the battle royale map is filled with buildings and elements recognizable to fans, and in certain areas, you can even run into zombies. The reward for venturing into these dangerous zones is an arsenal of powerful weapons, but the risk of being spotted or heard by another player makes it a very tough decision.

Whether or not Blackout can thrive in 2019 depends almost entirely on Treyarch’s consistent support. The map included isn’t enormous, which lends well to the series’ fast and intense gunplay, but small tweaks and alternations to buildings, or even the addition of new types of computer-controlled enemies, would do wonders for the player-base.

LOSER: ‘PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS’

LOSER: ‘PLAYERUNKNOWN’S BATTLEGROUNDS’

PUBG

Pretty surprising? Well, don’t be. Now just think. What went wrong with Player Unknown’s Battlegrounds? Perhaps that isn’t the right question, as the immensely popular battle royale game’s fall from grace can almost entirely be attributed to other games’ successes. When Fortnite took off, Epic Games’ knack for quick fixes and constant updates made PUBG Corporation look downright slow in comparison. It took far too long for new maps to be added to the game, and the Xbox One port wasn’t in a very playable state when it launched at the tail-end of last year.

PUBG Mobile on iOS and Android are both free-to-play, just like Fortnite, but the full-fledged games on Xbox One, PC, and PlayStation 4 are not. Not only are you forced to fork over cash before you play the game, but you can’t play with those on other platforms.

This is accepted in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, which has plenty of other non-battle-royale content, but in PUBG, battle royale is the game. When so many more people are playing a competitor’s game, it becomes difficult to excite your remaining fans, and if publisher Bluehole insists on keeping the game locked behind an initial paywall, it could struggle to gain new ones.

It isn’t all bad news, however. With the recent launch of the game on PlayStation 4, a huge number of potential players can enter the game, and the Fix PUBG campaign helped to address some of the issues most requested by the community, including better anti-cheat systems and optimization. That might not be enough to return PUBG to the top of the battle royale heap, but it does mean its most devoted players are still getting a better game out of it.

LOSER: FALLOUT 76

LOSER: FALLOUT 76

Fallout 76

When Bethesda announced Fallout 76, the multiplayer-oriented entry in its revered post-apocalyptic franchise, fan reaction was mixed. The Fallout series has always been known as a single-player experience. And a very good one at that. Upon launch, Fallout 76 became this year’s Mass Effect: Andromeda, a stunning failure that wasn’t ready for primetime in the slightest. Fallout 76 currently holds a 52 on Metacritic for PS4 and 49 on Xbox One, shockingly low averages for a AAA game from a well-known studio.

Fallout 76 plays like an early access game, with far more bugs than a typical Bethesda game. Even worse, there’s just not much of worth to do in this massive depiction of West Virginia. With very little story to speak of and derivative quest design, it’s easy to get bored. And for a game that has a multiplayer focus, Fallout 76 is decidedly lonely due to the fact that the server cap is 24. You can walk for hours upon hours without seeing another player.

To make matters even worse, the canvas bag that was supposed to come with the expensive Power Armor edition was missing. Bethesda’s initial response was to give players 500 Atom (a $5 value) to purchase items in-game. Of course, that gesture made a lot of people angry. Bethesda changed its tune and will deliver the canvas bags early next year, but will anyone be playing Fallout 76 in early 2019?

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