Nuren Iftekhar | The Daily Star
  • Nuren Iftekhar

  • Existence and Other Inconveniences

    I regret to inform you that I, the tenant from flat 3B, shall no longer be living at your apartment. I have come upon this decision after
  • Learning worldbuilding from video games

    The art of storytelling is not confined to novels. It can be found in a song, it can be there in a poem, and it most certainly can be in a video game. As a matter of fact the word “Can” doesn't do justice to the video games of the present.
  • Struggles of a slow reader

    Reading is an unparalleled experience that anyone who indulges in it can affirm you. A gateway to a new world, a getaway from the tiresomeness of our everyday life, a glimpse into the lives we wouldn't have experienced otherwise.
  • A Potential Masterpiece

    Piranha Bytes' new release, Elex, manages to disappoint but at the same time engross the players over an unforgettable experience. In spite of all the shortcomings, it manages to be one of the most immersive experiences one can ask for.
  • Pay to play

    Pay to Play

    It is rather ironic that the very industry that had zoomed in on corporate greed in the form of fictional organisations like Umbrella Corporation (Resident Evil), Shin-Ra Electric Power Company (Final Fantasy VII), Hyperion Corporation (Borderlands) and so on, is the one that's plagued by greed at an unimaginable level currently.