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Effort Vs. Effect – Overwatch’s Mercy Conundrum and the Impact of Skill

Across most kinds of games, there generally exists some kind of feature that is presumably designed to help ease new players into a game until they build up a greater…

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[Rumor] Spyro Might Charge Onto PlayStation 4 in 2018

Considering the success of last year’s Crash Bandicoot N. Sane Trilogy, it isn’t a complete surprise to see another classic PlayStation franchise come back to life on current-generation consoles. According…

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Mercy and Junkrat Nerfed In Latest Overwatch Update

Over the past couple of months, Overwatch players may have noticed that the game’s most prolific healer, Mercy, has been enjoying a dominating pickrate in virtually every single match in…

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Destiny 2 Development Roadmap Updated: Weapon, Exotic, and Crucible Changes Scheduled

Following months of intense criticism, Bungie has at long last decided to address at least some of the concerns of Destiny 2’s audience by updating the game’s prospective development roadmap.…

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Overwatch League and the Trial of “Casual” Audiences

From a conceptual standpoint, the Overwatch League is a natural and presumably inevitable progression of Esports as it, like the general direction that gaming is heading in, represents the normalization…

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Twin Galaxies Declares Todd Rogers Dragster Record Invalid, Bans Him Everywhere

After months of analysis and testimony, record-keeping site Twin Galaxies has made a final decision to remove Todd Rogers’ disputed Dragster 5.51 seconds time and ban him from any further…

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Bungie Plans to Make Destiny 2’s Eververse More Fair

With every AAA game developer seemingly rushing to implement some form of microtransaction or other into their games during the tail end of 2017, it became almost inevitable that there…

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KekRaptor: Overwatch League Breaks Record For Awareness Campaign Donations

With every other AAA game developer and publisher seemingly going out of their way to show their greedy corporate side these days, it’s a nice change of pace when a…

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EA Filed Patents for Online Matchmaking Algorithms, Focusing on Player Engagement

It seems Activision is not the only company to file patents for online matchmaking changes. Last March, EA also filed two different patents for the same purposes. The first patent…

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Beyond Eververse: Destiny 2’s Mighty Blow to Bungie’s Reputation

There is little doubt that the vast majority of AAA game releases in 2017 were haunted by the specter of microtransactions. Star Wars Battlefront 2 took most of the flak from…

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