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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Microsoft’s ‘Bleeding Edge’ possibly leaks ahead of E3, online melee game
Surprise

Microsoft’s ‘Bleeding Edge’ possibly leaks ahead of E3, online melee game

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A few weeks ago, rumors started to fly around that Ninja Theory — a recent Xbox Game Studios acquisition — was working on a new melee game called “Bleeding Edge.” While details were scarce, it appeared to feature an online component where teams of four players battled each other in tight arenas. The game should be revealed during Microsoft’s media briefing on June 9, but it may have...

Google Stadia reportedly uses 1 TB of data in 65 hours for 4K streaming
Quite a lot

Google Stadia reportedly uses 1 TB of data in 65 hours for 4K streaming

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Google revealed the bandwidth requirements for the service, and you need a 35 Mbps connection to play games at 4K resolution at 60 frames per second. Unfortunately, this means that the data usage is quite high. While previous estimates said that Stadia needs 20 GB per hour, it seems like the latest figures are a little lower. PC Gamer managed to do an in-depth analysis of the data usage.

Destiny 2 ‘Shadowkeep’ goes up for preorder, launches in September
To The Moon

Destiny 2 ‘Shadowkeep’ goes up for preorder, launches in September

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A few days ago, Bungie announced that the next major expansion for Destiny 2 would be revealed close to E3 2019. Unfortunately, as is tradition at the point, the game leaked ahead of its reveal. Some dataminers were able to find a promotional image for “Shadowkeep” in Destiny 2’s PC files. The Shadowkeep expansion takes players to the Moon and is scheduled to launch this fall. You can...

Google Stadia streaming requires subscription and game purchases in 2019
Stream Away

Google Stadia streaming requires subscription and game purchases in 2019

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It wouldn’t be E3 2019 without a few leaks. Everything from Stadia’s pricing, games, and requirements were revealed by press release that was posted early. The highlights of the leaked press release have to be that it’s launching in November, requires Chromecast at launch, costs Canadian $12 a month with separate game purchases, and comes with previously-released titles like Assassin’s...

Borderlands 2 ‘Commander Lilith & The Fight for Sanctuary’ may launch soon
Reveal Soon

Borderlands 2 ‘Commander Lilith & The Fight for Sanctuary’ may launch soon

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Borderlands: The Handsome Collection is an amazing package which runs at 1080p 60 frames per second (FPS) on the base Xbox One and 4K resolution at 60 FPS on Xbox One X. It contains the critically-acclaimed Borderlands 2 and the not-so-critically-acclaimed Borderlands: The Pre-Sequel. While the games originally launched on the Xbox 360, the updated versions are a blast to play because...