Who hasn’t ranted in their (online) lifetime? I certainly have, and a lot of people online do it as a means to an end. But do rants really have bite behind the bark?
John Scott was troll-voted into the NHL All-Star game despite not being close to an All-Star. But what was the consequence of a flawed fan vote system and people online wanting to have a bit of “lulzy” fun?
Recently, popular MOBA (Multiplayer Online Battle Arena) League of Legends implemented something called “Dynamic Queue”, which introduced the ability to play with more than just one other person when wanting to get in a game. The idea is that a queue like this one would allow
Looking for that shared game experience or to re-create watching great video game play with your friends? It’s just a (live) URL away. Find out a bit more about why livestreams are picking up steam.
ESPN put up an esports section, which means competitive gaming takes another step forward to not being seen as an idle hobby not to be taken seriously. But the journey to becoming legitimate has been quietly happening for years.
Why I can’t stand having my home screen filled with little colored squares, or why apps on the phone aren’t my thing.
Damage? Swords? Fireballs? Sorry, I’ll take a good shield, healer staff, or buffing spell any day. Find out why I like support classes (hint: it isn’t because of the heal spam).
1.4 billion bucks is at stake waiting for one lucky lottery winner to draw the right ticket. But can they truly remain nameless if they want to? Not with the internet around, I’d say.
Read about why the new Lara is perfect to be a hero precisely because she isn’t completely flawless.
Yesterday I talked about what’s behind me in games, but what’s ahead is just beyond a post-nuclear wasteland.