International Mobile Gaming Awards celebrates indies and considers the future of the industry

Indie games took home most of the prizes in tonight’s 14th annual International Mobile Gaming Awards (IMGA) ceremony. Titles like Tender Claws’ meta adventure Virtual Virtual Reality won alongside Timi Studio Group’s blockbuster multiplayer hit Arena of Valor, which Tencent publishes. The IMGA jury did not award a Grand Prix prize…Read More

Ben Stokes arrested: What happened? Why is he not playing v West Indies? Alex Hales latest

Why isn’t Ben Stokes playing against West Indies? England are 2-0 up with two ODIs to play after the second was rained out. The Durham all-rounder is a key part of their one-day side and his selection would have been certain with the series on the line. Especially, it must be added, given the ECB […]

England v West Indies: Moeen Ali reaches brilliant century

When Gayle was passed fit for this third ODI after recovering from a hamstring strain, the sell-out Bristol crowd were anticipating batting fireworks from the West Indies’ self-styled ‘Universe Boss’. On that note, they were not disappointed as Gayle smashed 15 boundaries before he was run out on 94. But even Gayle at his big-hitting […]

Jonny Bairstow makes maiden ton as England thrash West Indies at Old Trafford

The current Test wicketkeeper has been a brooding presence pushing from the fringes for much of the last two years, stepping in and out of the side to cover injuries and losses of form but never gaining a firm grip of any particular role. But after being told to make his case as Alex Hales’s […]

PNG Hunters can be West Indies of NRL

MATTHEW Johns says the NRL needs to stop sitting on its hands when it comes to the game’s important issues like participation and future expansion. Cities like Perth and Adelaide are frequently touted as possible locations as part of a strategic plan to grow the sport and plans for a second team in Brisbane has […]

England falter after Ben Stokes takes six-wicket haul at Lord's against West Indies

GETTY Ben Stokes took 6-22 as West Indies toiled at Lord’s But after Ben Stokes produced a blistering spell of 6-22 which left Jimmy Anderson agonisingly one wicket short of his 500th Test victim, England’s own batsmen also failed to get out of the shadows. There will be other days for Anderson and, given the […]

Alastair Cook punishes West Indies as England take complete charge of day-night Test

No bowling attack wants to face Cook at his obdurate best. However, it was almost painful watching a powder puff unit that betrays the West Indian greats of the past flail around in vain as England’s all-time leading run-scorer racked up a monster innings of 243 that lasted nine hours and 22 minutes. Cook’s runs […]

Chris Columbus on ‘Patti Cake$,’ Indies vs. Superhero Movies, and ‘Gremlins 3’ [Interview]

Patti Cake$ was one of the the breakout hist of Sundancee 2017. Newcomer writer/director Geremy Jasper discovered Aussie Danielle Macdonald to play his title character, New Jersey rapper Patti Cake$ . The film also stars Bridget Everett as Patti’s mom, lounge singer Barb, and newcomer Siddharth Dhananjay. The producer of Patti Cake$ is someone who’s […]

England v West Indies scorecard LIVE: Latest score from day-night Test at Edgbaston

Day-night Test cricket, complete with a bright pink ball, 2pm starts and floodlights after tea, has been played four times before. Three of those matches have taken place in Australia and one in Dubai, both places where Test attendances have been on the wain. West Indies have experience of the format having played against Pakistan […]