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TheHiveLeader is a YouTube comedian with a passion for gaming, but especially for MMOs. He now combines his humor and love of gaming to produce videos meant to entertain and (maybe, if he feels like it) inform. Come bug him on Twitter @thehiveleader

October 2012
Last Active
October 2019
What Can MMOs Learn from Red Dead Redemption 2? - TheHiveLeader

Red Dead Remption 2 is a really good game, however it's not perfect. But that doesn't mean it can't teach us something. Namely, that doesn't mean it can't teach MMOS something. There are a few things that TheHiveLeader thinks Read Dead Redemption 2 could teach the faltering genre, and help lead it to a better future. Let's find out what they are!

QuakeCon 2018 - Murkmire DLC Preview

we here at MMORPG.com are always looking towards the future, and Wolfhunter launched hours ago. It’s in the past now! So, this weekend I attended QuakeCon and spoke with Rich Lambert, Creative Director at Zenimax Online Studios, about the next DLC, Murkmire.

Blue Spark SL: Electrifying

Blue Microphones rose to fame in the game streaming world with the Blue Yeti. This month, they released their latest microphone, this time putting professional streamers in their sights. The Blue Spark SL is an XLR condenser microphone with exceptional sound and more than a little uniqueness for its diminutive size. Read on to see exactly what makes it so special.

The Surge Does a Lot of Things Right

To make this easy, The Surge is Edge of Tomorrow meets Dark Souls, which is a very apt analogy now that I think about it. The grungy sci-fi setting mixed with gameplay that can be broken down as Live, Die, Repeat, Break controller in an uncontrollable rage fit. Yup. Sounds about right.

Ever, Jane - First Impressions - TheHiveLeader

Ever, Jane is an MMO set in the world of Jane Austen. Instead of swords and shields, you have gossip and banter. Instead of dungeons and raids, you have dinner parties and grand balls. Seems like the natural place for TheHiveLeader !

One Tamriel and Me - TheHiveLeader

The Elder Scrolls Online recently released Update 12, One Tamriel, which brought in a slew of changes to the game. Naturally TheHiveLeader must check them out! Let's go adventurin'!

World of Warcraft: Legion - TheHiveLeader's Impressions - Part 1

World of Warcraft is back with it's newest expansion, Legion! And now that TheHiveLeader has been spending most of his nights with it, it's time for his impressions! Part Uno.

First(ish) Impressions - TheHiveLeader

TheHiveLeader returns to the final frontier for a second go at Star Trek Online! Star Trek Online is a premier free-to-play MMORPG from Cryptic Studios and Perfect World Entertainment set in the famous Star Trek universe. Don the official uniforms of the United Federation of Planets or the Klingon Empire, choose the path of Tactical, Science, or Engineering specialties, command Away Teams, captain your very own starship, avoid Borg assimilation, even breed (!) Tribbles, all in Gene Roddenberr

TheHiveLeader's Guide to Tanking in MMOs

In celebration of 20,000 subscribers, my most requested video of all time. Thinking of playing a tank in that MMO? Well then, watch my tried and true Guide to Tanking! It's totally helpful! Or unhelpful. It's a matter of opinion really...

Closed Beta Impressions - TheHiveLeader

TheHiveLeader is here to sell you on the new MMO, Riders of Icarus! Riders of Icaruis is a fun mythical MMORPG where players can battle in the skies from WeMade Entertainment. In Riders of Icarus, players will explore a vast, majestic and ever-expanding world where they can collect and train hundreds of different wild beasts, taming them to become rideable mounts with unique special abilities. As a legendary Rider, with renowned combat abilities, players will coordinate with other heroes both

TheHiveLeader's (Un)Helpful Tips

Are you doing poorly in Overwatch? Never fear! TheHiveLeader is here with a few (un)helpful tips to make you a pro! Overwatch is a team-based FPS from Blizzard. With stylized graphics and an international group of heroes, Overwatch takes place in an advanced future version of Earth. Overwatch was a task force that came together to restore peace to a world scarred by war. The organization was eventually disbanded, but heroes are still necessary and a select group fights on. Players will create

Beta Impressions - TheHiveLeader

TheHiveLeader channels his inner Mad Max and takes on Crossout. Crossout is a new team based multiplayer vehicle combat game. Crossout tests players’ creativity in building, upgrading and customizing deadly armored vehicles to destroy enemies in explosive player vs player online battles.

Our First Impressions - TheHiveLeader

TheHiveLeader got an early look at Battleborn, the new game by Gearbox. What'd he think? Find out! Battleborn is a new Buy to Play FPS-RPG-MOBA hybrid from the creators of the wildly popular Borderlands series. With MOBA-styled game modes for competitive players, a solo or co-op replayable campaign with tons of loot to collect, and 25 heroes to play with at launch, Battleborn promises to be the shooter for every kind of badass.

How a PC Port Should be Done

Dragon’s Dogma: Dark Arisen for the PC is an example of a port done right, with slightly updated graphics, an improved framerate, and all of the additional content included. All of this combined easily makes this the definitive version of the game. Take note developers: THIS is how you do a PC port. Just try not to take so long next time, Capcom.

A Second Look - TheHiveLeader

It's been three years since TheHiveLeader last jumped into Warframe. It's time for a second look at the game that popularized Giant Albino Rhinos with machine guns!