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.

ASUS unveils ultra-thin ZenBook UX325 and UX425

ASUS unveils ultra-thin ZenBook UX325 and UX425

ASUS says ZenBook UX325 and UX425 are the 'world’s thinnest laptop's with full I/O ports. They are both 13.9mm thick and weigh 1.07kg and 1.13kg .

Vivek Philendra in PC & Hardware / June 22, 2020

Female gamers are more prominent in Asia: Google’s Ahmed Nawas at DGC live

Female gamers are more prominent in Asia: Google’s Ahmed Nawas at DGC live

Female gamers are on the rise in Asia. About 95% of female gamers play on mobile and female gamers spend more money on games than their male counterparts.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming / June 22, 2020

Twitter gaming is on the rise – Rishi Chadha at DGC live

Twitter gaming is on the rise – Rishi Chadha at DGC live

Rishi Chadha is the global head of gaming content partnerships at Twitter and shared some insightful information as well as exclusive statistics.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming / June 22, 2020

Dubai Games Conference livestream starts 11AM tomorrow

Dubai Games Conference livestream starts 11AM tomorrow

Dubai Games Conference: DGC livestream kicks off on Sunday, the 21st of June at 11AM featuring Middle East's most prominent influencers & industry leaders.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming / June 20, 2020

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Again to November 19th

Cyberpunk 2077 Delayed Again to November 19th

Developer CD Projekt Red made the announcement on twitter three hours ago. Delayed Again, Cyberpunk 2077 is now set to launch on November 19th

Vivek Philendra in Gaming PC, Playstation, Xbox, / June 19, 2020

Why Cyberpunk 2077 is unlike any other RPG

Why Cyberpunk 2077 is unlike any other RPG

Cyberpunk 2077 has been in development for over eight years and a lot of fans have boarded the hype train throughout the years.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming PC, Playstation, Xbox, / June 16, 2020

Every PS5 game confirmed so far

Every PS5 game confirmed so far

Over three million fans around the world watched the PS5 reveal event. Here’s every game confirmed for Sony’s next-gen console.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, / June 13, 2020

Why Sony and Microsoft are making a mistake with the PS5 & XBOX Series X

Why Sony and Microsoft are making a mistake with the PS5 & XBOX Series X

Sony are Microsoft are releasing their ninth-generation consoles this holiday and here is they are making a mistake with the PS5 & XBOX Series X.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, Xbox, / June 10, 2020

Cheaters never prosper in Valorant – says Riot Games

Cheaters never prosper in Valorant – says Riot Games

Players that used cheats during Valorant beta were found banned after the game was released to the masses on the second of June.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming / June 07, 2020

MAFIA II Definitive Edition Review

MAFIA II Definitive Edition Review

A decade later, Mafia II: Definitive Edition is still plagued with all the issues of the original, and new ones of its own.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming Playstation, / May 29, 2020

Video Game Remakes – The Boon Or Bane of the Industry?

Video Game Remakes – The Boon Or Bane of the Industry?

With video game remakes growing increasingly popular in 2020, we can’t help but wonder whether developers are just cashing out on our nostalgia.

Vivek Philendra in Gaming / May 26, 2020