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Facebook Live Improves With New PC Streaming Tools, Targets Esports

23 Mar

The Facebook Live platform is expanding with new tools that allow users to stream content live from the comfort of their desktops and laptops. Initially announced last year for just mobile devices, users could still use Facebook Live on their computer systems but the process lacked simplicity. Individuals had to use third-party streaming software adjacent […]

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Grinding in For Honor Part of Design, Ubisoft Further Infuriates Community

23 Mar

Earlier this week, Ubisoft was heavily criticized by the community for incorporating a rather steep and unreasonable microtransactions model in For Honor. In short, someone who invests a couple of hours daily will need at least 2.5 years to unlock everything available in the game. Either that or the player must fork over $700 in […]

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Overwatch Report System Gets Revamped to Curb Toxicity

23 Mar

The Overwatch Public Test Region (PTR) was updated last night to include exactly why a player should or shouldn’t report others after a game. The new report system features five different categories: Spam, Abusive Chat, Cheating, Griefing, Inactivity, Bad BattleTag, and Poor Teamwork. Each comes with a brief overview to discourage players from submitted false […]

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Caution! League of Legends PBE Update Resets Katarina’s Ult on Kill

23 Mar

Besides revealing God Fist Lee Sin and Dreadnova Darius, the latest League of Legends Public Beta Environment (PBE) update brought other surprises as well. Riot Games is considering to reduce the cooldown duration of Katarina’s Death Lotus (R) to just 15 seconds at level 3. Her Voracity (Passive) already reduces the cooldown duration for all […]

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Get to Know Kalimos, the New Shaman Legendary Card for Hearthstone

22 Mar

In a series of reveals, Blizzard has brought our attention to a new legendary card incoming for the Shaman class of Hearthstone. Kalimos, Primal Lord, is an Elemental minion that can be played at the cost of 8 mana. It boasts an impressive 7/7 attack/defense and comes with a Battlecry that allows the player to […]

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League of Legends Patch 7.6 Finally Adds Highly Requested Client Feature

22 Mar

Patch 7.6 brings another round of healthy improvements for the new League of Legends client, particularly adding a highly requested feature. It is undeniably a habit for every League of Legends player to go through the profiles of those they played with right after a match concludes. The notion is to know compare their ranked […]

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Ahoy! League of Legends Patch 7.6 Shows Love for Miss Fortune

22 Mar

League of Legends Patch 7.6 brings further changes to the current status of Marksmen, slightly adjusting them with healthy improvements for the bottom lane. Miss Fortune was incredibly strong before Riot Games dialed back on the utility aspect of Marksmen and benefits from offensive mastery points and items. The latest patch takes into account the […]

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Battlefield 1: How to Trigger the Flying House Easter Egg

20 Mar

Besides additions to the armory, “They Shall Not Pass” also introduced a brand new Easter egg when it released for Battlefield 1 last week. In reference to Carl Fredricksen’s balloons-equipped flying house from Disney’s animated feature Up, a specific sequence of events on Verdun Heights can trigger the Easter egg in the distance. Wine Bottles […]

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Battlefield 1: How to Trigger the Flying House Easter Egg

20 Mar

Besides additions to the armory, “They Shall Not Pass” also introduced a brand new Easter egg when it released for Battlefield 1 last week. In reference to Carl Fredricksen’s balloons-equipped flying house from Disney’s animated feature Up, a specific sequence of events on Verdun Heights can trigger the Easter egg in the distance. Wine Bottles […]

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Clearing the Confusion, You CANNOT Access Battlefield 1 DLC Without Paying

20 Mar

It was last week when Battlefield 1 received its first expansion pack, They Shall Not Pass, that introduced various new weapons, vehicles, and more. Many players from the community are under the impression that they can gain access to the new content for free. However, that is not the case. You are required to purchase […]

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Haedrig’s Gift Class Sets Revealed for Diablo III Season 10

18 Mar

Diablo III will begin a new season at the end of the month, introducing a new set of chapters for players to complete in order to gain rewards. As with every season, players will once again be aiming to attain a “shiny new” class set for their characters through the blessing of Haedrig’s Gift. Posting […]

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Watch Blizzard Sacrifice Baby Murlocs to New Hearthstone King Dred

18 Mar

“Swamp King Dred” is one of the more ferocious Beast cards that will be available for Hearthstone once the new Journey to Un’Goro expansion releases. It is a 7-mana Legendary card for the Hunter class that packs 9/9 attack and defense, with a deadly ability. Once placed on the board, Swamp King Dred will automatically […]

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League of Legends Survey Suggests Official Biweekly Tournaments

18 Mar

Last week, Riot Games teased that it is working on a new form of competitive League of Legends experience that will exist adjacent to ranked queues. It is not an unknown fact that League of Legends is played very differently in ranked and tournament circuits. A champion might not be deemed too good for solo […]

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Get Four Free Hearthstone Card Packs by Simply Voting

18 Mar

Blizzard is giving the Hearthstone community a great opportunity to amass a few free card packs before the release of the upcoming expansion pack. 16 of the best players from around the world will soon be competing in the Winter Championship of the ongoing Hearthstone Championship Tour (HCT). The list includes players from North America, […]

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NRG Esports Makes Its Overwatch Roster Official

17 Mar

NRG Esports is the next major North American organization to mark its official presence in the competitive Overwatch arena. Earlier today, the management confirmed that the roster practicing under its banner for the past couple of weeks has been signed full-time as its new Overwatch team. The roster comprises Alex “Ajax” Johnson (former Team SoloMid), […]

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NRG Esports Makes Its Overwatch Roster Official

17 Mar

NRG Esports is the next major North American organization to mark its official presence in the competitive Overwatch arena. Earlier today, the management confirmed that the roster practicing under its banner for the past couple of weeks has been signed full-time as its new Overwatch team. The roster comprises Alex “Ajax” Johnson (former Team SoloMid), […]

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New Changes “Greatly Diminish” Overwatch Games From Ending in Draws

17 Mar

Blizzard has confirmed that it is coming up with new changes that will greatly reduce the probability of Overwatch games ending in draws. Responding to a thread on the official forums, game director Jeff Kaplan agreed with the community that it can be incredibly frustrating to invest so much effort but end up with a […]

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Street Fighter V Balance Update Announced, Buffs Weak Characters

16 Mar

At the end of next month, Street Fighter V will finally receive its long awaited balance update for the ongoing second season. Posting on the official Capcom Unity blog, the developer explained that it has been analyzing match data for the past few months to see how characters are faring since the last major update. […]

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Esports Will Help Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite Grow, Says Capcom

16 Mar

Capcom is walking the same road for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite that it did for Street Fighter V, tying the upcoming brawler with competitive environments. Speaking recently with GamesIndustry, chief operating office Stuart Turner pointed out how it is a challenge for any publisher to bring new people into fighting games. As such, directing Marvel […]

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Hearthstone: Wonders of Un’Goro Series Warns About Danger

15 Mar

Blizzard is running a new video series to promote Journey to Un’Goro, the new expansion pack inbound for Hearthstone early next month. The first episode of “Wonders of Un’Goro” features Professor George H. Doyle who warns would-be adventurers of venturing into the crater unprepared. All sort of primal beings reside within the lush jungles of […]

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