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20 June 2017

Kin Boon | 2 months ago

The huge following of Overwatch has inspired many creative works from fans, namely in the form of fan art, cosplay, webcomics, and fanfics. Such outlets are not stopping anytime soon, as shown in a new video showing how Blizzard’s hero shooter will play out as a classic turn-based JRPG.... Read More

7 June 2017

Kin Boon | 2 months ago

The Overwatch Anniversary event is well underway in the game, but Blizzard is not planning to stop the festivities there, as they revealed 48 custom-made controllers for PS4 and Xbox One. The project was done in partnership with ARTtitude, with the Overwatch-themed controllers representing all... Read More

21 May 2017

Melvyn Tan | 3 months 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 diff... Read More

11 May 2017

Kin Boon | 3 months ago

Popular video game franchises are more than just games nowadays, with plenty of product tie-ins to satisfy fans, and it’s no different with Overwatch. Blizzard’s popular hero shooter has spawned plenty of merchandises in the form of Funko Pops, action figures, and Nendoroids. LE... Read More

25 April 2017

Kin Boon | 4 months ago

PC games streaming is a godsend feature for players who prefer to enjoy their gaming session in a more laidback environment away from their desktops and monitors. It was fully explored by Nvidia Shield, a dedicated device that allows portable PC games streaming, but the feature might soon ... Read More

4 April 2017

Kin Boon | 5 months ago

https://twitter.com/PlayOverwatch/status/848958308643885056 Blizzard’s popular hero shooter, Overwatch has posted a cryptic video on its official Twitter page, and it teases a reveal on April 12. Besides the obvious timeline, there is nothing concrete in the footage, which means the rev... Read More

3 April 2017

Kin Boon | 5 months ago

Blizzard is employing an open-minded attitude in terms of porting popular hero shooter Overwatch to the Nintendo Switch, and fans were convinced they’ll be adding Hearthstone to the list as well. This came after a “tease” posted on Hearthstone’s Twitter page, but it t... Read More

31 March 2017

Kurtis Chan | 5 months ago

*Written by Kurtis and Melvyn Overwatch fanart is something that is to be much appreciated, offering us humour, exaggerated personalities or qualities of the game's characters and glorious skins that we wish were in the game. That last bit, combined with the curre... Read More

15 March 2017

Kin Boon | 5 months ago

When the concept of Nintendo Switch was introduced to the general public last year, there were many ongoing discussions on what kind of games would fit the hybrid console. Blizzard’s Overwatch was expectedly one of the hot favorites, and even more so after the Switch was launched two ... Read More

26 February 2017

Melvyn Tan | 6 months ago

Late last week, Hi-Rez dropped a new patch - OB44 - for their free-to-play hero shooter Paladins that introduced a new currency called Essence and lots of grind, among other things. You can read more about it here, but basically it made getting ability-augmenting loadout cards and the... Read More

24 February 2017

Melvyn Tan | 6 months ago

Prior to the recent Open Beta 44 Patch, the grind in fun and free-to-play hero shooter Paladins was impressively and wonderfully miniscule. Unlocking all of the game's Champions and the ability-augmenting loadout cards I wanted was a pretty pain-free task, and the real-c... Read More

6 February 2017

Kin Boon | 6 months ago

Hero shooters are gaining traction nowadays, with Overwatch setting the standards in the genre due to its popularity, playerbase, and positive reviews. These games are generally played on PC, but console players get to enjoy Blizzard’s latest IP as well. With that said, it’s not... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 6 months ago

If you think that Rainbow Six Siege currently has a decent selection of Operators to choose from, well, it hasn't even reached its "minimum" amount yet.  Speaking to PC Gamer, brand director Alexandre Remy sad that Ubisoft initially thought that creating new content involving game m... Read More

23 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 7 months ago

The Halo Wars 2 Blitz Beta is only my second RTS multiplayer experience, and the first one where I both enjoyed myself and didn't suck. Typically, the idea of playing real-time strategy games in multiplayer or even skirmish modes is terrifying and unappealing to me. While the c... Read More

17 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 7 months ago

My love affair with Call of Duty - it’s multiplayer, specifically - begin with Advanced Warfare and ended with Black Ops 3. While I did spend some time with Modern Warfare and Modern Warfare 2, I wasn’t so eager to jump into a new CoD after BO3. After ... Read More

5 January 2017

Kin Boon | 7 months ago

Who wants to hear me do the voice of Doomfist for real?? https://t.co/l4aszRrDYE — terrycrews (@terrycrews) January 4, 2017 A new character is on its way to Blizzard’s critically acclaimed hero shooter Overwatch, and rumors are pointing to Doomfist, who has alrea... Read More

11 December 2016

Melvyn Tan | 8 months ago

*Gigantic was not available in Malaysia at time of writing, so descriptions and opinions on it are based on observations only. It's probably a little ironic when your game is called Gigantic, but the actual juggernaut is not your game but the very competitor you're pittin... Read More

30 November 2016

Kin Boon | 9 months ago

Hero shooters are on the rise in the video gaming world, with Overwatch and Paladins gaining huge popularity among gamers. For those who fancy another similar colorful team-based shooter, Gigantic might fall under your radar. Motiga’s third-person, MOBA-inspired title has been in develo... Read More

26 October 2016

Melvyn Tan | 10 months ago

Note: I'm not going to make much juxtapositions between this and Overwatch since I haven't played Blizzard's shooter. All I can say is that based on my observations and some comparisons between characters, Paladins just doesn't give me the im... Read More

21 September 2016

Melvyn Tan | 11 months ago

It's been a few days since Hi-Rez Studios' free-to-play hero shooter Paladins launched its open beta. Within that time, it joined the ranks of the top ten most popular free-to-play games on Steam (sitting at 3rd place at time of writing), and currently holds a "very ... Read More

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