blog post: rainbow six siege's next update, operation blood orchid, releases later this month

Elise Favis

three new operators and a new map are soon coming to rainbow six siege through its next expansion titled operation blood orchid. while ubisoft hasn't given any details about the operators, it's been revealed that the map will be set in h

2017-08-13 01:15:00  

blog post: middle earth - foreshadow of war


i'm surprised people are shocked that shadow of war has microtransactions. way back when i wrote about this game when all it offered was a few concept art and a useless trailer (which was my gripe about the game to begin with) it also listed

2017-08-13 03:06:00  

blog post: see what banjo-tooie has hidden behind the cameras

Suriel Vazquez

as one of the nintendo 64's premiere platformers, banjo tooie holds a lot of memories for older players. as a game developed for one of the world's first major 3d gaming systems, it also has a lot of hard edges and polygons, which leads

2017-08-12 07:00:00  

blog post: blizzard creates new, official test server for warcraft iii

Suriel Vazquez

warcraft iii turned 15 years old last month. as a belated birthday gift to one of its most famous games, blizzard has launched a public test realm (ptr) for the game, making changes to game balance and map alterations in a new test environment.

2017-08-12 06:00:00  

blog post: english translation of breath of the wild changes one important detail

Suriel Vazquez

in the legend of zelda: breath of the wild, the story's a little obfuscated than usual. players have to piece together the history of this new hyrule themselves. this is different towards the end of the game, when players learn more about th

2017-08-12 05:00:00  

blog post: the top 10 screams in video games

Jared Koncsol

screaming is one of the most passionate forms of expression. screams can convey joy, terror, rage – they're a versatile communicative tool, pertinent to the human condition (or the condition of any conscious being for that matter). we&

2017-08-12 04:00:00  

blog post: 31/31 day 12: replay value

Haley Shipley

  i have plenty of new content just waiting to be played, watched, and read. but for some reason, i can’t shake the urge to go back to games i’ve already beat. the urge to replay is starting to outweigh the new experiences

2017-08-12 03:16:00  

blog post: the splat brella comes to splatoon 2 later today

Suriel Vazquez

splatoon 2 continues its plans to release free dlc for the game intermittently, and this week, we're getting a unique weapon: the splat brella. the weapon, which functions as both a shield from ink and as an offensive weapon that can fire t

2017-08-12 03:00:00  

forum post: re: the newcomer introduction thread


welcome all new members! howdy all old members! *fades back into the ether*

2017-08-12 02:11:00  

blog post: watch an a.i. demolish a pro player at dota 2

Suriel Vazquez

using games for ai research has become fairly common in recent years, as deepmind are using starcraft ii to develop sophisticated routines and algorithms. not to be one-upped by the developer who made the game they adopted a mod of, valve showed

2017-08-12 02:00:00  

blog post: dota 2 is adding two new heroes in its next major update

Suriel Vazquez

at last night's dota 2 international tournament, valve showed off what the game's playerbase has wanted all year long: the first hint of a major update. this year, the game is getting not one, but two all-new heroes. neither combatant h

2017-08-12 01:00:00  

blog post: what to watch this weekend: dota 2, call of duty, and super smash bros.

Suriel Vazquez

several major tournaments will end this weekend, as call of duty and dota 2 see the end of their competitive seasons this weekend. however, some games rage all year long, which means there's more than enough to satiate that lust for high-lev

2017-08-12 12:00:00  

blog post: a breath of fresh air

Brendon Curzio

since the beginning of the year we have seen an amazing flow of game releases. the kind of games i am personally interested in have been abundant. i've enjoyed gravity rush 2, nioh, horizon zd, zelda botw, and even the final dark souls 3 dlc

2017-08-12 09:48:00  

blog post: time to get shifty!


“if at first, you don’t succeed, try try again!” this is a common phrase that i believe most of us are familiar with, in one way or another.  if not, you might find yourself muttering this while you toil away on team

2017-08-12 06:39:00  

blog post: replay – contra: shattered soldier

Kyle Hilliard

let me warn you right now – we don't spend a lot of time talking about contra: shattered soldier in this episode. it's a great game and one that i have fond memories of playing when it released in 2002, but there were just too many

2017-08-11 09:00:00  

blog post: league of legends pro blames "sensual pleasures" for poor game performance

Imran Khan

compete reports on the case of li 'vaisili' wei jun, a professional player that has made $27,563 in league of legends in his career, has recently had a downturn in his performance. that happens to professionals in all sports, usually the

2017-08-11 07:49:00  

blog post: 31/31 day 11: can you cover a game?

Haley Shipley

  one of my favorite things in the world are cover albums. musicians i love covering songs that they love? what’s better than that? but, is there a translate the idea of a cover or a remix into games?   now, i know that t

2017-08-11 07:30:00  

blog post: dai – diary of redheaded rogue (entry two)


  entry two:      after the initial walkthrough starter battles that cassandra lead me on to close the breech the training wheels don’t quite come off when you awake at haven. i find out the breech is not c

2017-08-11 05:48:00  

blog post: photo gallery of the surprisingly large sonic mania collector's edition

Brian Shea

sonic mania is set to hit on tuesday, and while we can't quite give our impressions on the game, we received a collector's edition ahead of the game's launch. we busted it open to take a look at the items held within. in addition to

2017-08-11 04:44:00  

blog post: watch how undertale pulls off its pc-only trick on ps4

Suriel Vazquez

warning: massive spoilers for undertale. we recommend you play through the game before watching this video. undertale was one of our favorite games of 2015, for several good reasons. it plays with the form of video games in many ways, prodding

2017-08-11 04:15:00  

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