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2.0 review – A worthy attempt that doesn’t last enough



2.0 review – A worthy attempt that doesn’t last enough

Director: S. Shankar

Running Time: 2h 30m

Cast: Rajinikanth, Akshay Kumar, Amy Jackson

Movie Score: 55%

*[0-50%-red (poor); 50-70%-yellow (average to good, better and promising); 70-90%-green (very good to great); 90-100%-blue (outstanding to perfect and a masterpiece)]


When S. Shankar first introduced us to the humanoid character of Chitti in 2010’s refreshing Robot (or Enthiran), expectations were always on a high regarding its next installment. And the latest release, 2.0 is the sequel that surely and aptly nails it when it comes to surpassing the technical benchmarks of its predecessor. But there’s more to it than meets the eye, which needs to be understood now by the Indian cinema lovers.

As cinemagoers and die-hard sci-fi fans, those who might have thought it would also kill it in terms of breathtaking story and plot, then sadly there’s nothing like that happening here in this extravaganza.

There’s a thing, which needs to be clarified now, to make sure that people know why the treatment to a film’s storyline and characters matter so much. You just can’t escape by saying, “At least some directors are trying to come up with different genres like sci-fi!”

Okay, agreed. But how long will it take for an Indian director, to do justice to the story in a movie as massive as 2.0? No hard feelings for director S. Shankar here; he’s a great Indian film director and there’s no doubt about it. When he helmed Robot back in 2010, it worked wonders because it was a totally new take on something like Artificial Intelligence-based characters and it served the purpose back then, that is, to entertain and mesmerize.

But after that, Shah Rukh Khan’s Ra.One also came in 2011, and that movie too had everything right as far as the technical genius of comparison to Hollywood is concerned, but that movie also killed itself. Why? Because the director didn’t just focus on a straight simple superhero/sci-fi storyline that could have worked by keeping the characters as genuine as possible, without creating masala and drama by inserting utter nonsensical scenes and dialogues, and for what!

After 2.0’s release, most of the people are also saying that we should support movies like these because they are not the typical, repetitive love rom-coms of Bollywood or any other overdramatic film that’s usually made in India for entertainment. And that 2.0 is different from those crap films.

But how is it any different when the director of the film just couldn’t keep the storyline intact which makes you totally exhausted after a while, because it fails to keep you hooked. Just investing in huge cost and expenditure on special effects doesn’t mean that you’ve put an effort, and thus you deserve to get a credit. Its high time Indian movie makers and especially the directors realize this simple thing. It’s really very easy to understand but unfortunately, the present scenario is totally contrary to it.

What was really required here was to carry the momentum of characters in a way the audience could relate to and want to understand more of them and their situations and perspectives. But in 2.0 only boredom prevails thanks to the carelessness on the part of the treatment given to the plot, that’s just so badly predictable.

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Mind that this review is not an intentional attack or something on the film; not at all. But what the end result should have been, was just not there and that’s the reason 2.0 also gets added up to the collection of those Indian sci-fi films that were just made to be seen, ‘not for being remembered’.

If over Rs.550 crores were spent just for leveling with Hollywood’s sci-fi flicks (some of which are masterpieces when it comes to the part of storytelling also), without thinking about making the film a great sci-fi Indian story ever told, then it’s a big shame.

If you really want the Indian audiences to start appreciating the efforts that go into the attempts like 2.0, then the makers of the film itself should think of why, how, and what exactly they are making. It’s not that there aren’t garbage Hollywood sci-fi flicks; there are many. But the ones which are considered the benchmarks are also there in great numbers. And why is that so? Because the directors and makers do justice with the plot, by refusing to add any mindless and illogical element to the storyline or to any character involved.

When that starts to happen in India too, it will be a memorable and defining moment for the Indian cinema.

It’s not that 2.0 will also turn out to be a big box-office bomb like the officially deserving Thugs of Hindostan (that was another costliest Indian film ever made, turning out to be the biggest disaster of all-time), in fact, it’s already collected a great amount from the ticket sales. Akshay Kumar and Rajinikanth have put their efforts, but the film hasn’t, on the part of the ‘script and its power’. It could have been a great powerhouse performance packed film, with all the VFX and technical prowess combined.

From the beginning till the end, everything that runs on the screen just doesn’t matter unless it’s a great VFX scene and thank goodness that at least that aspect is mind-blowing for 2.0. It’s the only thing worth watching in the otherwise weak story-driven movie. And if you get the chance of watching it in 3D, just go for it once. It will make your jaw drop.

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The genre of tech horror; How dark and true is the “Black Mirror”



The genre of tech horror

Black Mirror first aired in 2011; a British series that focuses on the dark side of technology and its impact on individuals. Created by satirist Charlie Brooker, it is primarily eerie with twists and turns about the plots relevant to the smartphone age. What’s scarier than ever is the unnerving that it does to its viewers and all in the comfort of their homes? The focus is on the complexities of technological systems that are currently in use in our households. The real-time horrors and the fragility of those systems, is what makes Black Mirror so real.

Technology cannot replace real

In season 2’s “be right back” the Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein like story goes on where a woman loses her husband but gets back a prosthetic bionic man with her husband’s memories downloaded. After the initial euphoria, she soon realizes that the resurrected figure is more a horror because no technology is good enough as human life. You have the money then you can buy an experience. That’s all it’s ever going to be.

Social Media dictation

Another consumer-centered episode is “nosedive”. It is set in a not so distant future where social media likes or dislikes determine a person’s living, their jobs and their chances in the world. Again, a farce on society, it portrays a woman’s journey to get to a wedding as bride’s maid. The social acceptance issue is so vivid again here. Every other day, we see people falling victim to the unassuming headaches of social platforms. We need to realize that other people do not and should not have the authority to dictate and define our lives.

The mortality and morality dilemma

There are also more sensitive sides to Black Mirror like “San Junipero”. Here, the issue of mortality is in question. The focus is on how much you’re willing to pay for an unlimited time on Earth and then what will we essentially do with all that time. We can simply survive in a world of technology with all its abilities to extend pain or give extreme joy or pleasure without a second thought. Nevertheless, the choice is ours and choosing wisely is the key.

The age of innovative tech is here and we’re all party to it. With all the creative geniuses that we have experienced until now, we will very soon be living in a world of robotics and AI. Reality as we perceive now, will soon be outdated and technology will take control over everything. This may sound superficial but with the emerging new advancements from crazy gadgets to weird bionic tech, we aren’t too far away from the darker side of it as well.

Where can you watch the show?

If you want to stream the show online then you can opt for Netflix – all you need is a good internet service. The only other option to opt is for you to go for Blu-ray/DVD available on Amazon. Yes, there might be some pirated episodes available but let’s not forget that it’s not just wrong and unethical but also a crime. Therefore go for what’s right and legal.

Can you subscribe to Netflix just for Black Mirror?

While it may sound like a silly question, it is very much possible. How so? Netflix offers you a 30 day free trail option. If you can binge watch and complete all the seasons within that time period – just unsubscribe.

However, most people who go for the trail always end up taking the subscription because it’s a new form of entertainment and TV. We can watch whatever we want on whatever we wish to and let’s not forget the where ever.

Anyway, here’s how you can unsubscribe;

  1. Sign in and open the account section by clicking on the down arrow next to your profile name.
  2. Once done, you would see a gray box with the words “Cancel Membership” written on it under the Membership and Billing column.
  3. Yes, click on it and then on “Finish Cancellation”. This will end you subscribed package.

However, you can watch/ use the app until the end of your billed month.

Best Picks

Now that the where is out of the way, let’s talk about the what, shall we? What or which episodes are the best ones so far?

Here are 5 best episodes of Black Mirror for you.

  1. Season 2, Episode 3 – The Waldo Moment: It revolves around the possibilities of a cartoon character being elected for the public office.
  2. Season 4, Episode 6 – Black Museum: This episode showcases voyeurism to an extent alongside how humanity can cross all boundaries without thinking about the implications for a second even.
  3. Season 2, Episode 2 – White Bear: This has been one of the shakiest episodes so far and doesn’t give away the mystery until the end.
  4. Season 4, Episode 4 – Hang the DJ: A satire on Tinder and future, this episode, focuses on a cosmopolitan lifestyle where everything is too fast. People just don’t have enough time, therefore, an app vets relationships for people. From choosing the people to dates, dinners and duration of the whole courtship.
  5. Season 3, Episode 4 – San Junipero: This may be one of the sweetest episodes with zero hint of horror in it. It gives a couple a happily ever after but then again if it’s forever – how long could you stay happy for?

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Looking to Up your Brand Recall? Here is why you Must Create a Corporate Film



corporate video production

Visuals are engaging and create a mark. Gone are the days when people used to hop from store to store in search of the best product. Customers today spend hours and hours surfing the net and consuming videos, both for education and entertainment. Short and catchy corporate films thus make a great choice for branding and communication.

The interest of all the business organizations whether small scale or large is tending towards creating corporate films as it exposes their business to a wider customer base and provides additional non-commercial benefits to the firm. A well-done film helps bring a brand to life. The popularity gained through corporate films can be quicker and lasting.

corporate video production

Here are the key benefits of producing captivating videos, that will make you want to get in touch with a sound recording studio, now:

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Company Promotion

Promotion of the company is the most commonly the primary motive of any corporate film. A film helps you attract a huge audience which eventually converts into your client base. Corporate videos promote your company in every sense you wish to. You can easily explain things by showcasing them creatively. Lookout for an experienced recording studio in Delhi for engaging videos.


For your company to work well, you need new and fresh blood. A well done corporate film can help you attract talent. Instead of wasting money over traditional channels that do not appeal to the young potential employee, chose to make a promotional video. You can attract a large no. of potential employees by specifying what your company offers to the employees and how its better from others by demonstrating the company’s culture.

SEO Rankings

A properly documented video with through descriptions matching user’s searches ensures higher SEO ranking thus resulting in your video popping up at the top during searches. Create your separate customer base by utilizing free niche available on YouTube.

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Brand videos can be used to spread awareness and intrigue the viewers to know more. Videos are a powerful tool to for call to action, you can use them to drive traffic to your website or target them to a specific offering, the choices are many. Videos increase your client conversion rate by 4-5 times. When you select a professional recording studio in Delhi, you can be assured of the best quality videos that lead to conversions.


Training your employees with corporate films saves time and effort, has a greater reach and can be fun. Creating corporate films with an ardent recording studio in Delhi can lead to increased goodwill and a more engaged workforce.

Social Media

Social media has left behind news channels and newspapers in broadcasting content. Engaging and entertaining videos can get viral very quickly, spiraling up your sales. The audience on social platforms is interactive and involved. You can socialize your accomplishments the platforms to gain more popularity and leave a deep impression on the minds of people. Opt for an outstanding recording studio in Delhi, to create engaging content.

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7 Easy Tips For Being A Better Musician




better musician

As musicians, we comprehend that continual practice of your instrument and its different techniques is essentiality if we want to master it. That being talked, we are regularly advised to practice, but nobody truly lets us know precisely how to do this.

For me, I, at last, realized that I don’t stay in my training will comprise of playing songs that I truly do not have to master which doesn’t challenge me completely. I name it ‘careless noodling’. I realize that I do sufficient of it, it really sabotages any sort of actual advancement I have done within the recent past. Targeted practice sessions would create a good musician if you complete it right. If you spend your time without any plan and no target in sight, you may simply be growing bad habits. So how can one structure their training such that will result in the best outcomes? Start to read on.

1. Make a plan of practice

There is a distinction between training period and play period. I would say as a teacher that numerous students have embarrassed the two. Practice is wherever you focus your endeavors on mastering what you have definite knowledge and acquiring and developing on fields you do not. This may differ for each artist and challenges we tend to face will also differ, regarding both our identity and furthermore what we need to accomplish.

Set your targets (in case you have an instructor they can assist you with this), fix how long you can practically do practice each day. Make a plan for your practice time to figure on specific fields that require improvement. A warm-up plan may be an excellent thing, particularly since the periods change and we get in winter and the different parts of body and instruments are a little on the cold aspect.

Compatible, organized practice will see you improve on your instrument a lot quicker than arbitrary practice sessions all over. Spending 30 minutes each day of the week is considerably more profitable than 3 hours one day and afterward not contacting it once more for every week just about. It is simple to just play what you have definite knowledge however this will not view you develop.

2. Maintain a practice diary

A practice diary will enable you to monitor what you wish to figure on, set targets that you are simply doing work toward, and furthermore help you to remember what you have accomplished when it gets disappointing and it realizes like you are not advancing.

3. Do work on your musicianship far from your instrument

You do not require to get your instrument in your hands to exercise. You visualize yourself when you play your instrument. Illustrate your fingers playing the wily passages you are fighting to offer yourself a clear perception of what it’s you’re attempting to perform.

You can additionally use your musical ear anyplace. Attempt to calculate chord progressions or tunes simply from your memory. Improving musical ear at each opportunity can assist each part of your melodic journey.

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4. Learn something new daily

This may affix such a lot to your capability on the instrument, normal musicianship, discipline and inspiration. It should be anything excessively complex (some of the most effective musical concepts are very easy) but by constantly learning you’ll have quite a lot more to attract upon to manifest yourself musically, be that in playing alone or with others, improvising or perhaps composing your personal songs.

5. Record yourself

It is really easy to try and do now. If you simply wish to track your concepts a phone can do exactly fine. If you wish to go to a small further company like Zoom has a variety of hand-held devices that catch far better sound than a phone can. Zoom have even cameras developed for artists which catch quality sound mixed with video. Watching yourself play may enable you to realize areas of technique which may require some development you can’t otherwise observe. In videoing myself I found one thing with my choosing technique that I required to provide some consideration as well!

The Zoom Q2N and Zoom Q8 are both values considering if you want to make videos of your training sessions. They’re also nice if you want to make videos for Youtube and Facebook.

Hearing cautiously your playing can also assist you to feel your capacities and laxness – fields of timing, feel, pitch, tone, and balance may all be assessed.

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6. Play with others

This is another important part of becoming a musician. Playing with others may be excellent expertise. If you are able to play with different musicians who are superior to you, it may assist you to be a good musician. And if you get a good musician who inspires you to develop and gives you tips on the way to do so it’s even good!

7. Have fun!

Discover the way to possess fun with everything you are doing and even within the difficult and disappointing times, you will continue onward.

You can play any kind of musical instrument like guitar, ukulele, piano etc. If you follow the above steps, you might be a better musician. Sometimes we all require some assistance to figure on fields of our performing and that is wherever a trainer can truly be of favor. What’s more, keep reconsidering those steps and refresh your targets inside every as you observe you are developing. This may keep everything new and continue challenging you to push ahead as a musician that is something you may get pleasure for a lifetime.

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Best Xbox Games of 2018 by Players’ score



Best Xbox Games of 2018 by Players' score

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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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



BoxOffice: Bumblebee Makes A Strong Start In China

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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