20 results found for "assault"
21 May 2017

Melvyn Tan | 5 days ago

It can be easy to assume LawBreakers to be yet another attempt to break into the hero shooter genre, or to dismiss it as an Overwatch-inspired competitor. Actually, I'd be surprised - and a bit disappointed - if someone were to directly compare this to Overwatch. It's really a different kind of sho... Read More

16 May 2017

Kurtis Chan | 1 week ago

A new patch, 7.06 has just landed in DOTA 2 and as usual, almost everything in the game will receive changes. The highlight of this patch has to be the new deny mechanics which made denying creeps or ally hero more valuable. Here are the patch notes for patch 7.06 of DOTA 2:   DENY MECHANICS ... Read More

9 May 2017

Melvyn Tan | 3 weeks ago

Volition's Saint's Row spin-off Agents of Mayhem is back with a new trailer, this time introducing a trio of characters called the Franchise Force. Consisting of Hollywood, Fortune and Hardtack, they're the first agents of the organization MAYEHEM and seem perfectly capable of bringing fun and... Read More

1 May 2017

Melvyn Tan | 4 weeks ago

While our monthly "Biggest Games of" series looks at the biggest game releases of an upcoming month, in Hit or Miss we look back to see whether those games succeeded in earning the praise of critics or received scorn instead. This time, we check out how games like Persona 5... Read More

28 April 2017

Kurtis Chan | 4 weeks ago

A new patch for Overwatch just hit the live servers, which means buff (or bugfix) to Genji's Dragonblade and the tweaked tiebreaker system for Competitive Play in Assault or Hybrid maps are now live. Genji Fixed a bug that gave Genji’s Dragonblade ability a slightly increased swing speed w... Read More

20 April 2017

Kurtis Chan | 1 month ago

As part of the release of Overwatch patch 1.10, Blizzard made a change in Assault and Hybrid maps to reduce and if possible, diminish draws as the Overwatch community has been complaining about it since Season1 of Competitive Play. Blizzard has succeeded in mitigating draws, but playing in maps lik... Read More

19 April 2017

Kurtis Chan | 1 month ago

Genji is the latest hero from the Blizzard franchise to join the star-studed roster of Heroes of the Storm, and it seems like he wants to make the game his home as Overwatch's map, Hanamura will also feature in the game as a new map. Genji The Heroes of the Storm team preserved Genji's skills and a... Read More

18 April 2017

Kurtis Chan | 1 month ago

Overwatch patch 1.10 has been infected by different types and species of bugs since the day it went live. Some noticable ones are Mei's slowing effect gone when using her primary fire and her ultimate, omnics not spawning during the escort phase of Uprising when a teammate is standing at the third ... Read More

12 April 2017

Kurtis Chan | 1 month ago

  A new Overwatch patch just hit the live servers across all playable platforms, which means that Overwatch Uprising event has officially started and Lucio's rework is also now live. When the time has arrived for the new patch update, Blizzard went live on Facebook to broadcast&nb... Read More

29 March 2017

Kurtis Chan | 2 months ago

The World of Warcraft patch 7.2: Tomb of Sargeras has been in the WoW PTR since BlizzCon 2016, and the wait for it is finally over as the patch just went live this morning. Besides changes classes and other updates to existing features, tomb of Sargeras also introduced several brand new features to... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 2 months ago

April is only a few days away, and chances are there'll be some Half Life 3/Portal 3/ Left4Dead 3-related news on its first day to bring tears and laughter to us. But don't worry, because April contains several video game release that are worth your attention, and none of them are April Fool's... Read More

28 March 2017

Melvyn Tan | 2 months ago

*Ghost in the Shell details based on wikia and my personal recollections/viewings of the anime movies/series. With the upcoming release of the Hollywood Ghost in the Shell live action movie, starring Scarlett Johansson, a slightly old thought returned to my mind - what form would it take as a video... Read More

18 March 2017

Kurtis Chan | 2 months ago

Overwatch PTR latest patch is now up and running. This patch features some of the changes mentioned previously like the hero's backstory in the Hero Gallery, the new system Blizzard wants to implement to diminish draws, and also the highlight of the patch, balance changes to Lucio. Lucio's chan... Read More

17 March 2017

Kurtis Chan | 2 months ago

Draws are the most frustrating thing in Overwatch, especially while playing competitive in an Assault Map like Temple of Anubis, Hanamura and Volskaya Industries. So much effort were put into the game only for it to end with no winners and only 3 competitive points. The frustration will soon end as... Read More

9 March 2017

Melvyn Tan | 3 months ago

Making our modern guns look sexy and playing with various high-tech toys has been the in-thing in shooters for about a decade now. Lately however, games where players get to wield simple but charming M1 Garands and MP40s seem to have been making a comeback. Today, we have two Early Access mult... Read More

8 March 2017

Melvyn Tan | 3 months ago

Spring hasn't arrived yet, and for us in Malaysia it never will, but seasonal video game sales are reason enough for us to celebrate it anyway. GOG however has decided to pleasure us a bit earlier and has initiated its Spring Sale already, offering discounts of up to 90%. "Indeed, The Spring Sale h... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 3 months ago

I didn't get much satisfaction from the Ghost Recon Wildlands open beta, but the reception by most critics and Steam players suggest that the majority of the gaming populace will enjoy what the now-released game has to offer. Not everyone is entirely impressed with it, but it still seems that Ubiso... Read More

2 March 2017

Sacharrine | 3 months ago

Well, obviously I meant the game and not real rust. It is perhaps important to note that Rust is still in its Alpha stage, so the game is in no way or form, complete as a product. So, any judgements on my part will definitely be subject to change should there be any new developments later on. With ... Read More

1 March 2017

Kurtis Chan | 3 months ago

Season 3 of competitive Overwatch ended a week ago and Season 4 of Competitive has officially begun this morning at 8.00 AM SGT (4:00 PM PST) and there are a few changes that will and will not affect gameplay. These changes are on the Skill Rating decay, top 500 rewards adjustme... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 3 months ago

If the likes of Call of Duty or Battlefield offer far too casual an experience for what you're currently seeking, then the ongoing Humble Arma Bundle should provide the perfect answer. Bringing together the mostly military tactical shooter games of the Arma series, you can expect at least doze... Read More

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