PC of the month (May 2023)

For PC of the month, the fast-moving spring season, which was saturated with various hardware announcements, comes to an end. If you have decided to assemble a powerful gaming system for work and entertainment, now is the best time to do so. There will always be situations when, it would ... Read more

Hyundai Ioniq 6 test drive: ultra-modern electric New Retro Wave

Now there is a New Retro Wave music genre – these are modern compositions but in the style of electronic music of the 1980s. Here is the sedan Hyundai Ioniq 6 – it is the same, but among electric cars. It took the ideas of the industrial revolution of the ... Read more

10 upcoming games with nextgen graphics for the powerful Lenovo Legion Pro 7i

Game studios and engine developers are constantly working to improve graphics that will soon be hard to distinguish from real-world footage. For example, Unreal Engine 5 which is capable of generating a cinematic picture. Of course, such graphics will require appropriate hardware. The new gaming laptop Lenovo Legion Pro 7i, ... Read more

Interview with integral artist Volodymyr Kharchenko, author of the first Ukrainian game Kommersant (1991)

For quite a long time, we believed that the first Ukrainian game was King’s Bounty 2 aka KB2, the non-commercial “almost-sequel” of King’s Bounty (1990) from New World Computing, created by Kharkiv programmer Serhii Prokofiev in 1992-1993. But recently we learned that the economic strategy Kommersant (Trader), very popular in ... Read more

Games worth trying on the Samsung Odyssey OLED G8 Ultra-WQHD monitor

Widescreen 21:9 monitors can provide a great experience in modern and even old games if they are adapted to the new image format. New 34-inch Ultra-WQHD monitor Samsung Odyssey OLED The G8 provides unparalleled immersion and image quality during gaming, so we’ve made a selection of games that maximize its ... Read more

Suzuki Vitara Hybrid test drive: a new injection for a youthful spirit

Let’s get acquainted with the popular Suzuki Vitara SUV using the example of its most recent Hybrid version. What did it bring, besides adding a buzzword to the name of the model? And in general: what is the Suzuki Vitara, what are the versions of the car, and how much ... Read more

Volkswagen T-Roc test drive: a standard compact crossover?

Volkswagen cars are often considered benchmarks in their class. For example, a balance of driving qualities, ergonomic and comfortable interior, good equipment and modern equipment, liquidity during resale. The list of such advantages is worth a lot. But is it all justified in the end? Let’s try to figure it ... Read more

Not only S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: 10 more games about Chornobyl

The editorial team of Mezha sincerely hopes that despite all obstacles and troubles developers of S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chornobyl will cope with the task and at the end of the year (we are betting on December 2023) we will finally be able to play the long-awaited game, which had ... Read more

PC of the month (April 2023)

The spring equinox is a good time to build a new desktop or upgrade your platform. Most of the components announced at CES have already gone on sale or even managed to drop in price after the initial hype. There are also enough difficult game challenges, especially if you did ... Read more

ChatGPT is not the only one. Artificial intelligence tools to improve productivity and business

The AI revolution has created a host of tools designed to improve productivity and change the usual work processes. In this article, we will talk about new artificial intelligence tools in the categories of audio and video, design, content, and image cleaning. And, of course, without the well-known MidJourney and ... Read more

Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian Games 2023–2025. Patch 1.2 (+ 19 games)

Back in early February 2023, when I started working on an article about Ukrainian games under development, I had no idea what I was signing up for. The material, the first part of which, Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian Games 2023 (33 games) was released on February 26, 2023, spanned five ... Read more

Earth’s cosmic scars: meteorites that didn’t kill us

On the occasion of the anti-aircraft causing the fall of the NASA satellite, the landing of aliens… the fall of the meteor Kyiv on April 19, 2023, let’s remember the previous “visits” of extraterrestrial guests to Earth, which, fortunately, did not kill us. The probability that you will be killed ... Read more

JUICE – a mission to Jupiter that will arrive in 8 years

With all this fuss about SpaceX Starship we forgot to tell about another, and perhaps even more interesting, space launch this month. It’s about sending the JUICE (Jupiter Icy Moons Explorer) mission to, yes, Jupiter. Let’s fix it. The mission of JUICE and the Ukrainian footprint The Jupiter Icy Moons ... Read more

Opel Grandland 2023 test drive: “too green” for a potential bestseller

The Opel Grandland SUV has been updated and is ready to compete again for the preferences of Ukrainian buyers. But what does it have to offer? Design and interior? Economical and powerful engines? Good equipment for reasonable money? Sophisticated driving qualities? Or maybe all at once?! Or nothing at all… ... Read more

The first interview with Serhii Hryhorovych (1998): about WarCraft 2000: Nuclear Epidemic and other game projects of GSC Game World

Of course, we were introduced to Serhii Hryhorovych by a person who knew everyone – Alex Ptytsia. The first office of GSC Game World was located in an ordinary apartment on Obolon in the same house where “Bearded Uncle™” lived. It was September 1998, and the first issue of “Home ... Read more

What to watch in April: 5 movies and series worth paying attention to

After a March full of premieres, we are expecting a calmer April. With all that, projects worthy of your attention will be released this month and we have prepared for you 5 films and 5 shows in April 2023 that are worth paying attention to. The Super Mario Bros. Movie ... Read more

Unbox and Discover 2023: Samsung Neo QLED 8K and OLED TV technologies to expect this year

The Samsung company held the Unbox and Discover 2023 presentation, where it presented a new model range of flagship TVs, which will be available in Ukraine from April 17. In this material, we will tell you what models to expect and what technologies Samsung is betting on. New flagship Neo ... Read more

Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian games 2024-2025. Part II (+ 25 games)

The author apologizes for the delay of the second part of the material “Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian Games 2024-2025” due to force majeure. The first 25 games, from Anomaly Hunter to Miramixi Storyteller, can be found here, and a complete list of series materials can be found at the end ... Read more

Canyon wireless earphones: which models are worth paying attention to

The Canyon company is well known to Ukrainian users as a manufacturer of stylish and affordable accessories and smart gadgets. Their legendary mp3 players immediately come to mind. But the modern Canyon can offer a much wider selection of various gadgets and accessories, including wireless headphones that will not burden ... Read more

Diablo IV – impressions of the beta test

Game Diablo IV Genre Action RPG Platforms PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox Series, Microsoft Windows Developer Blizzard Entertainment Publisher Blizzard Entertainment Link Official website Over the past two weeks, Blizzard has conducted two beta tests of Diablo IV, both of which were limited to the prologue and the ... Read more

Samsung Galaxy Flip4 user experience – do we really need foldable smartphones?

In recent years, we have increasingly been talking about stagnation in the smartphone market. And this is right, because manufacturers have really reached a certain ceiling in the technological development of devices. Smartphones have high-quality displays with a refresh rate of 120 Hz, chipsets, the power of which is quite ... Read more

Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross 2.0 FWD test drive: when a new-old engine is for the best

Let’s get acquainted with the Mitsubishi Eclipse Cross car using the twice-updated version as an example. After all, first of all: before us is a crossover with an updated appearance and interior. And secondly: before us is a car with a naturally aspirated 2-liter engine, which is a novelty for ... Read more

Interview with the developers of the game Tactical Squad: SWAT Stories from the Ukrainian studio Red Mountain Games

Red Mountain Games is a small Ukrainian team that develops the game Tactical Squad: SWAT Stories, a sort of spiritual successor to the tactical police shooter SWAT 4, which dares to compare to the legendary Irrational Games, authors of BioShock, BioShock Infinite, System Shock 2, Freedom Force and yes, SWAT ... Read more

Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian Games 2024-2025. Part I (25 games)

As we already wrote in the article Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian Games 2023, more than 100 video games are currently being developed in Ukraine (110 at the last count), focused on PC and console, from small indies to large AAA projects. In previous articles, we talked about projects that have ... Read more

Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian games 2023. Patch 1.1 (+10 games)

As we promised, we bring to your attention patch 1.1 for the article Made in Ukraine: Ukrainian games 2023. This material includes games that the author missed last time, or whose status has changed since the publication of the previous article. The first material contained 33 Ukrainian games of 2023, ... Read more