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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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features ‘input-based’ cross-play
Matchmaking innovations

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features ‘input-based’ cross-play

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare is an upcoming first-person shooter from Activision’s Infinity Ward studio. The team developed the original Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, so it has the necessary experience to shine a modern light on the series. Unlike 2018’s Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare features a single-player campaign as well as traditional multiplayer modes.

Castlevania-like ‘Blasphemous’ invades Xbox One and PC in September
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Castlevania-like ‘Blasphemous’ invades Xbox One and PC in September

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Today, we’re going to talk about an action-platformer called “Blasphemous” which was recently announced for Xbox One. The phrase “action-platformer” doesn’t do Blasphemous justice because its visual style reminds us of the old-school Castlevania games. The reveal trailer gives you a better understanding of what you’ll be in for. In Blasphemous, you take up the role of “The Penitent One...

Gears of War: Retrospective book goes up for preorder, details history
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Gears of War: Retrospective book goes up for preorder, details history

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Today, Gears of War developer The Coalition announced that it was partnering with Udon Entertainment to release "Gears of War: Retrospective - The First 10 Years.” Gears of War: Retrospective is a book that chronicles the extensive history of the Gears of War franchise, from its tenure at Epic Games until The Coalition took over. Gears 5 is launching this holiday season, so it should...

Bloodborne-like 'The Surge 2' should launch in September, preorder here
Target Those Limbs

Bloodborne-like 'The Surge 2' should launch in September, preorder here

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The Surge 2 is an upcoming Dark Souls-like game which is more accessible than the popular series. Developer Deck 13 and publisher Focus Home Interactive announced the renewal of their partnership and the development of The Surge 2 over a year ago. The sequel is planned for launch on PC and consoles in 2019. According to the team, The Surge 2 keeps the hardcore limb-targeting combat...

Is the new Diablo-like 'Warhammer: Chaosbane' game worth $60? Read this.
Devouring Hordes

Is the new Diablo-like 'Warhammer: Chaosbane' game worth $60? Read this.

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Warhammer: Chaosbane is the first Diablo-like title to take place in the regular Warhammer universe. Recently, Warhammer 40,000: Inquisitor-Martyr launched on Xbox One and other platforms, but due to performance issues and unbalanced gameplay, it wasn't an ideal experience. Warhammer: Chaosbane focuses on 1080p 60 FPS on the Xbox One X, and even though it may not look as good, the loot-...