Thanks to Covid-19 and the pandemic surrounding the virus, many gaming events this year have been cancelled or moved to an online format. Blizzard's annual BlizzCon is no exception, with the company announcing BlizzConline coming next year, dated for February 19-20.
Blizzard is celebrating Comic-Con @ Home this year with some exclusive merchandize, artwork, and more.
For the last week, I've been heavily playing Riot Games' latest foray, Valorant. With several hours under me, Valorant accomplishes many things, notably, reminding us that Riot does indeed know how to build core gameplay experiences. However, it is not without its share of frustrations and flaws. This is our review of Valorant.
The latest dev update for Overwatch features Jeff (from the Overwatch team) outlining competitive open queue, and more.
Earlier this week, the ESRB introduced a new label as part of its rating system, called "Includes Random Items." This label is meant to account for in-game purchases constituting a random nature, such as card packs, gacha games, and yes, loot boxes. In truth, this label is merely a weak Band-Aid and does nothing to address root cause. It solves nothing.
Something has been mulling around in my mind since late March - and that's how little love healers tend to get compared the ire they draw if a group wipes. Players should be more eager to "toss a proverbial coin" to their healers, to steal a still popular meme, than they currently are.
Jeff Kaplan from the Overwatch team introduces the latest hero, Echo, in their newest developer update video.
In a recent statement, Overwatch League announced a suspension of all Overwatch League events through April.