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By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 7/12 – Mobawatch

For the week of 7/12/16, Overwatch’s weekly brawl is called “Mobawatch”, a game mode designed to be like modern-day MOBA titles. Each team is fully comprised of unique heroes, and once you have locked in your character, you cannot switch heroes for the entire match. This brawl tries to amplify the MOBA aspect of Overwatch, and successfully...

By Nate L., 2 years ago

Niantic Taking Pokestop Requests

Since many Pokemon Go players live in areas without any in-game Gyms or Pokestops nearby, game creator Niantic Inc. is opening up submissions for these critical locations. The last time this occurred was during the early stages of Ingress, Niantic’s first augmented reality game that transferred many of its flagged locations over to Pokemon Go....

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 7/5 – Show Your Support

The Overwatch Weekly Brawl for this week of 7/5/16 is titled “Show Your Support”, a game mode all about support heroes. The idea is very similar to “Overly Defensive”, except that the heroes of choice are strictly support heroes Symmetra, Lucio, Mercy, and Zenyatta. To add to the “fun”, a single team may only have...

By Nate L., 2 years ago

Pokemon GO Has Been Released!

Pokemon Trainers around the world can finally rejoice at the release of Pokemon GO for Android and iOS devices. It’s been a long wait for Nintendo’s Pocket Monsters to reach our phones and tablets in glorious augmented reality. Although GO is being developed by Niantic Inc., it still contains all the Pokemon we know and...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 6/28 – Justice Rains From Above

Overwatch’s weekly brawl for the week of 6/28/16 is called “Justice Rains from Above”, a game mode centered around dominating the skies. The two heroes of choice are the masters of the sky — Pharah and Mercy. To ensure that you have plenty of room to fly around in the clouds, the map pool contains the...

By Garrett W., 2 years ago

Overwatch Weekly Brawl 6/21 – Overly Defensive

This week’s weekly brawl for Overwatch is titled “Overly Defensive”, where players can select only from the defensive heroes — Bastion, Torbjorn, Hanzo, Widowmaker, Mei, and Junkrat. You are also restricted to only two of the same hero per team, so no Mei freezing frenzies. So, is it fun? Here are my thoughts. Overall, my feelings...

By Nate L., 2 years ago

Rocket League – The Neo Tokyo Update

As of June 20th, Rocket League’s Neo Tokyo update has gone live. This patch centers around a new map called “Neo Tokyo”, whose layout varies drastically from the other available arenas. It is based around the “Underpass” map that was introduced earlier in the year through Rocket Labs. As a result of its promotion, the...

By Nate L., 2 years ago

The Steam Summer Sale is Here!

Today, June 23rd, marks the start of the 2016 Steam Summer Sale! This year’s sale will last from today until July 4th, inevitably cleaning out our wallets and filling everyone’s gaming libraries with tons of titles. The theme is “Summer Picnic”, but there doesn’t appear to be any mini-games or special events related to the...

By Nate L., 2 years ago

Xbox One S Announcement

During E3 2016, Microsoft announced their new console, the Xbox One S. There was a ton of speculation regarding Sony’s and Microsoft’s likely console upgrades. Many rumors swirled around a 4K version of both the PS4 and Xbox One, which would allow for smooth VR gaming and general improvements. PlayStation fans were especially anxious to...

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