12 results found for "hero shooter"
15 March 2017

Kin Boon | 2 weeks 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 weeks ag... Read More

26 February 2017

Melvyn Tan | 4 weeks 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 new Legendary... Read More

24 February 2017

Melvyn Tan | 1 month 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-currency-bought Diamonds was ... Read More

6 February 2017

Kin Boon | 2 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 all sun... Read More

Melvyn Tan | 2 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 modes was a ... Read More

23 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 2 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 campaigns feel largely... Read More

17 January 2017

Melvyn Tan | 2 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 watching Infinite Warfare’s m... Read More

5 January 2017

Kin Boon | 3 months ago

Who wants to hear me do the voice of Doomfist for real?? — 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 already been teased to join t... Read More

11 December 2016

Melvyn Tan | 4 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 pitting it against. More than half... Read More

30 November 2016

Kin Boon | 4 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 development ... Read More

26 October 2016

Melvyn Tan | 5 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 impression of a complete rip-off or clone of... Read More

21 September 2016

Melvyn Tan | 6 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 postive" overall ... Read More

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