Vivek Philendra

Vivek Philendra is Dubai-based Indian freelance writer, reporter, columnist and poet. Having lived in India, Oman and Dubai, he is a frequent traveler keen on experiencing new cultures and knows five languages. A voracious volunteer and student of Psychology, he lives with his sister, an artist and parents and has attended school in Dubai.

Is Marvel Avengers Just Another Product of Hype?

Is Marvel Avengers Just Another Product of Hype?

Here’s our deep-dive into everything we’ve learned from the Marvel’s Avengers beta last weekend. Read our article to find out more.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming PC, Playstation, Xbox, / August 14, 2020

PC Shipments Surge Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic: Here’s Why

PC Shipments Surge Amidst Coronavirus Pandemic: Here’s Why

PC shipments grew 2.8% in 2020 worldwide despite the pandemic. Here’s why there is novel demand for the traditional PC in 2020.

Vivek Philendra in PC PC & Hardware, / August 07, 2020

Marvel’s Spider-Man: A Retrospective Review

Marvel’s Spider-Man: A Retrospective Review

Does Marvel’s Spider-Man finally dethrone the Batman Arkham as the best superhero video game of all time? Here’s our spoiler-free retrospective review.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, / July 31, 2020

Marvel’s Spider-Man: 4 Things Insomniac Gets Right About New York City

Marvel’s Spider-Man: 4 Things Insomniac Gets Right About New York City

There have been countless games set in the city of New York, but why do New Yorkers praise Spider-Man as the most accurate depiction of their home yet?

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, / July 31, 2020

ROG Strix Go Core 3.5mm Gaming Headset Review

ROG Strix Go Core 3.5mm Gaming Headset Review

The ROG Strix Go Core gaming headset aims to provide superior audio quality while gaming without breaking the bank. To find out more, read our full review.

Vivek Philendra in Gadgets / July 23, 2020

God of War: A Retrospective Review

God of War: A Retrospective Review

Does 2018’s Game of the Year still hold up two years later? Here’s our spoiler-free retrospective review of God of War. Click to read our full review.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, / July 20, 2020

Far Cry 6: everything we know so far

Far Cry 6: everything we know so far

Story details, trailer, release date and disproving the young Vaas prequel theory. Read to find out everything you need to know about Far Cry 6.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming PC, Playstation, Stadia, Xbox, / July 16, 2020

Ubisoft Forward July Roundup

Ubisoft Forward July Roundup

Ubisoft’s all-digital event, Ubisoft Forward kicked off yesterday at 11PM Dubai time. Here’s a quick look on everything revealed at the event.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Mobile, PC, Playstation, Stadia, Switch, Xbox, / July 14, 2020

Video Games as medicine: EndeavorRX

Video Games as medicine: EndeavorRX

EndeavorRX approved by the FDA authorizing doctors to prescribe the game for children that suffer from symptoms of ADHD. To know more read our full story.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming / July 06, 2020

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated Review

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated Review

SpongeBob SquarePants: Battle for Bikini Bottom - Rehydrated review: plays exactly like it did years ago in 2003. To find out more, read our full review .

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, / July 06, 2020

Assetto Corsa Competizione – Review: More Limits

Assetto Corsa Competizione – Review: More Limits

Assetto Corsa Competizione, a game that has been out on PC for a year now, finally ventures onto consoles. Read our full review.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, Xbox, / June 29, 2020

Apple WWDC 2020 Roundup

Apple WWDC 2020 Roundup

Apple WWDC 2020 Roundup: Here is everything that was announced at the 2020 Apple Worldwide Developers Conference, the first online-only WWDC.

Vivek Philendra in Gadgets / June 23, 2020