Asher Madan

Asher Madan handles gaming news for Windows Central. Before joining Windows Central in 2017, Asher worked for a number of different gaming outlets. He has a background in medical science and is passionate about all forms of entertainment, cooking, and antiquing.

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Demon's Tilt, Genesis Noir, and more join Xbox Game Pass soon
ID@Xbox EXTRAVAGANZA

Demon's Tilt, Genesis Noir, and more join Xbox Game Pass soon

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ID@Xbox Game Pass is a show where Microsoft’s ID@Xbox team reveals some of the upcoming smaller games to the subscription service. Today, the team hosted another episode where it discussed a lot of intriguing titles joining Xbox Game Pass in the coming weeks. Many of them are games that are already available on Xbox One, and others will be joining the service at launch. Twitter user...

October's Xbox Games with Gold feature Friday the 13th and Ninja Gaiden 3
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October's Xbox Games with Gold feature Friday the 13th and Ninja Gaiden 3

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Today, Microsoft announced October’s free Games with Gold for Xbox One and Xbox 360 owners. Starting on October 1, Tembo the Badass Elephant and Bolt will be free with the subscription. Then, on October 16, Friday the 13th: The Game and Ninja Gaiden 3: Razor's Edge can be downloaded at no cost. You need an active Xbox Live membership to play the Xbox One games, but the Xbox 360 titles...

Hunt: Showdown is a great shooter that needs stronger single-player support
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Hunt: Showdown is a great shooter that needs stronger single-player support

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Hunt: Showdown is a multiplayer first-person shooter from Crytek. You can either kill monsters on your own or team up with your friends to tackle even greater challenges. The game doesn’t feature an offline mode so you’ll always be in a player vs. player environment. If you’re successful in killing a bounty, other hunters will descend on your location and try to take you out. While...

Cities: Skylines, Dirt Rally 2.0, and more join Xbox Game Pass for PC soon
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Cities: Skylines, Dirt Rally 2.0, and more join Xbox Game Pass for PC soon

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A few days ago, Microsoft announced a number of games coming to Xbox Game Pass on Xbox One. Unfortunately, the PC side was left out of the conversation until the Inside Xbox show which took place today. During the event, the various presenters announced that Bad North, Cities: Skylines, Dirt Rally 2.0, and Saints Row IV: Re-Elected are coming to Xbox Game Pass for PC soon. We already...

The Surge 2 evolves the apocalyptic franchise in unexpected ways (update)
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The Surge 2 evolves the apocalyptic franchise in unexpected ways (update)

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The Surge 2 is an action game along the lines of FromSoftware experiences like Bloodborne and Dark Souls. Nowadays, every difficult game is compared to Dark Souls, but in this case, The Surge 2 borrows heavily from those titles because bosses are hidden behind fog walls and you can even leave graffiti on the ground as hints for other players. There's a lot to love about this game, but...