Overwatch developers bringing deathmatch to game

Overwatch Developers Bringing Deathmatch to Game

Overwatch, Activision-Blizzard’s award-winning first person shooter, is about to get a lot more chaotic. The game, which focuses around team-based escort missions and capture points, is getting a deathmatch mode. Since almost the launch of Overwatch, Blizzard has been against the idea of deathmatch modes being included in the game. It makes sense, since the…

Geekly roundup #5 – ‘wonder woman’ trips up in marketing blitz, bunch of new trailers out!

Geekly Roundup #5 – ‘Wonder Woman’ Trips up in Marketing Blitz, Bunch of New Trailers Out!

What up nerds, and welcome back (again) to the internet! That time of week again – i.e. “the end,” where I get to fill you in on everything you may have missed in the world of geek during this chaotic cacophony that is modern life. As usual, things have continued to happen – which is good…

What blizzard is missing in ‘warlords of draenor’

What Blizzard Is Missing in ‘Warlords of Draenor’

Disclaimer: This article is NOT a a gripe against Blizzard, a poor review of the new expansion, or any claim that Warlords of Draenor isn’t absolutely awesome. This expansion is just what WoW needed after years of getting it wrong. WoD succeeds where its predecessor, Mists of Pandaria, failed. Blizzard finally gave us a game that actually feels…

Warlords of draenor cinematic and street-date reveal – everything you need to know

Warlords of Draenor Cinematic and Street-Date Reveal – Everything You Need To Know

  ALL TIMESTAMPS ARE IN EASTERN STANDARD TIME 12:31 – Intro voice and crowd screaming as stage is revealed. Chris Waters is brought on stage. 12:32 – Chris Waters offers welcoming statement and thanks to the crowd for attending. 12:33 – Mentiones Cinematic, Animated Series, and Street Date announcement 12:34 – Mike Morhaime is welcomed…

Blizzard’s president apologizes for lack of diversity

Blizzard’s President Apologizes For Lack of Diversity

There is no use denying that diversity is a big part of modern video games. Many progressive developers have begun striving for a diverse amount of representation for different races, ethnicities, genders, sexualities and even religions. With such a huge push for representing the diversity of the gamer communities within games, the issues that Blizzard has…

Curse of naxxramas: free to play for very patient players

Curse of Naxxramas: Free to Play for Very Patient Players

Blizzard has revealed their new pricing strategy for the Curse of Naxxramas expansion to the popular Hearthstone card game, and it looks like it could set the bar for many other pricing models to come. Venturing Back to Naxx The expansion proposes to simulate World of Warcraft’s recurring raid dungeon Naxxramas by offering players the…

Blizzard releases alpha testing for wow: warlords of draenor

Blizzard Releases Alpha Testing For WoW: Warlords of Draenor

The Warlords of Draenor expansion Alpha testing began on Wednesday, June 5th for select players. The fifth expansion pack for WoW, this is the first to primarily function before the main timeline of the game, and also is part of a timeline that moves away from the original. Features Among the new features, the stat…

Review: hearthstone (ios) – is the hearth as much fun on ipad?

Review: Hearthstone (iOS) – Is the Hearth as Much Fun on iPad?

This review was tested on a third generation iPad (2012) featuring only Wi-Fi. I did not have the opportunity to test out gameplay over a cellular network. Hearthstone has been out on PC for quite some time now, wowing players with its addictive card based gameplay. But with its recent release on iPad it’s now…

Diablo 3: reaper of souls review – stay awhile and loot things

Diablo 3: Reaper of Souls Review – Stay Awhile and Loot Things

It’s been almost two years since the release of Diablo 3’s base game, which was initially praised across the board for being a valiant new entry in the long running and incredibly successful franchise. Unfortunately, time wasn’t as kind. Issues with the game didn’t become apparent until months after release as players quickly tired of…

Blizzard gives diablo iii expansion an official release date and price

Blizzard Gives Diablo III Expansion An Official Release Date And Price

And now, the moment we have all been waiting for… Blizzard To Launch Diablo III Expansion On March 25th, $40 Price Point Blizzard has spoken up today to let us know that their Diablo III: Reaper of Souls expansion is set to launch on March 25th, 2014, with a moderate $40 price point. Blizzard went…

5 things you probably never knew about world of warcraft

5 Things You Probably Never Knew About World of Warcraft

With a player base stretching to nearly 13 million at its height, the titanic MMO, World of Warcraft, is known by most, if not all gamers. Those who are avid players may have even stopped caring about the world around them, now focused only on caring for their favorite mini-pet, obtaining that special mount, exploring…

Starcraft = brain food

StarCraft = Brain Food

As it turns out, playing 40 hours of Starcraft is good for the brain. It is about time science finally caught up with what I’ve been telling my parents for twenty years. Star Craft= Brain Food The recent study compared groups of people who played The Sims, an easy version of StarCraft, and a difficult…