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Star Wars Celebration: Battlefront Briefing

Dice and EA had their work cut out for them with Star Wars Battlefront 3, and I am happy to report that based on the trailer and the pre-alpha gameplay we saw yesterday at the behind closed doors media screening, it looks like they rose to the occasion.  The Frostbite engine delivers intense, cutting edge [&hellip

WoW, What a Waste of Time

Have you ever had one of those nights where you walk away from the computer a bit…depressed. Where nothing you planned to do came to fruition. A night of failures. Time poorly spent. A min-maxers nightmare of experience per hour. Awhile back I wrote an article that I’ve always logged into a game with a [&hellip

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained – Medusa

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained is a column dedicated to introducing prospective players of SMITE to its massive back story of lore. From the Greek to Hindu, each week we’ll look at two characters from a major pantheon and provide a quick recap of their history and in what capacity their digital incarnation will [&hellip

Instance Gratification 25: Rogueing it up in Draenor

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Wednesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

Eternal Crusade Eldar, Orks Announcements with Q&A Tomorrow

Clearly, this is more of a PSA to our community than our original deep coverage. Behavious Interactive shot out an email earlier today alerting news outlets to the upcoming Warhammer 40,000: Eternal Crusade stream kicking off tomorrow at 2:00 PM EST. Show More Summary

Instance Gratification 24: Crossing Community Streams with MMOReporter

Instance Gratification is the return of one of our premiere video outings. Originally featuring the cast of founder bloggers thrashing World of Warcraft dungeons and viewer runs of Dungeon & Dragons Online, the reinvigorated column heads to the realm of the Twitch channel. Come join us every Wednesday for dungeon dives, solo attempts and general [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Blizzards May be Done, but We’re Not Done With Them

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a multiplayer online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. It [&hellip

F2P Friday: Let’s Play a Fighting Game (Giveaway)

F2P Friday is our weekly showcase of the growing free-to-play market, from MMORPGs to first-person shooters and beyond.The stream team will feature the latest, greatest and just plain fun games that cost you nothing to play. Ever. Granted, you should throw the developer a bone if you enjoy a title, but you don’t have to. [&hellip

Seeing the Trees Through the Forest or Picking a Game to Play

There are numerous options for gamers these days. The list of devices with exclusive, either permanent or temporary, titles alone is daunting. Let alone how many titles are coming out for each. Let’s not forget the exploding indie scene either. Being in the industry over the years in a variety of ways – journalist, blogger, [&hellip

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained – Bellona

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained is a column dedicated to introducing prospective players of SMITE to its massive back story of lore. From the Greek to Hindu, each week we’ll look at two characters from a major pantheon and provide a quick recap of their history and in what capacity their digital incarnation will [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Remember When Infinite Crisis Was in Beta? (Giveaway)

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a multiplayer online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. [&hellip

PAX East 2015: MOBAs on Mobile Equals Vainglory

Super Evil Megacorp launched Vainglory into the wild in late 2014. November to be exact. An odd ability in this world of alphas, closed betas and open betas. We here at Lore Hound didn’t get a taste for the company’s flavor of mobile design until a few months ago during PAX South. We, like many of you, [&hellip

PAX East 2015: What Infinite Crisis Learned When it Went Dark (Interview)

In mid July of 2014 Turbine Entertainment, the developer behind super hero themed MOBA Infinite Crisis, took a mighty turn. Looking at the horizon of its upcoming title it feared that Infinite Crisis wasn’t unique enough. It wasn’t offering gamers a diverse experience. Something clever, intuitive or simply far better done than what was currently available or [&hellip

PAX East 2015: Brawlhalla Started as PvP for Another Title (Interview)

Blue Mammoth Games made its mark on the game industry with the release of Dungeon Blitz, a 2D side-scrolling MMORPG set in the fantasy worlds of Human World and Sleepy Land. Players began requesting that the story-driven quests be spiced up. Considering the 2D nature a PvP mode in the vain of a fighting game [&hellip

PAX East 2015: OMD Unchained is a Different Game Come Phase 2 (Interview)

Robot Entertainment has been incredibly transparent while developing Orcs Must Die! Unchained, the third game set in the OMD universe. Early purchases unlocked the two previous installments in the growing tower defense universe and provided access to the TD/MOBA hybrid and access to an exclusive forum. Not to mention being the first to experience the [&hellip

PAX East 2015: Super Evil Megacorp on the Future of MOBAs

How to sustain the run of MOBAs. That’s the question many people are asking. Be they developers in the midst of working on a new product, publishers trying to align their portfolios or gamers seeing homogeneous gameplay left and right it’s what many around the industry have, at least, in the back of their mind. [&hellip

PAX East 2015: Heroes of the Storm Churning with New Map & Siege-mode Sylvanas

When you envision the Banshee Queen. The leader of The Forsaken. The undead – as opposed to supposedly alive, but long presumed dead – Windrunner sister you envision an archer, right? One more than capable to hold her own against Arthas. A leader worthy being crowned the Dark Lady lead a newly-free and perpetuating people. [&hellip

PAX East 2015: World of Tanks: Generals Returns, Heading To Beta Soon

Wargaming.net has held a high percentage of my harddrive for years. It’s various titles have rested somewhere within my file structure for well over a decade at this point. More recently, the company made a play for Xbox and continues to push its break-out hit World of Tanks to every conceivable gaming platform. But the developer and [&hellip

MOBA Monday: MOBAs Certainly Show Well at Cons

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a multiplayer online battle arena. The streaming squad features the hottest, upcoming or most interesting titles of their and the communities fancy for a few rounds of PvP shenanigans in our weekly Twitch channel staple. [&hellip

PAX East 2015: Our First Hands on with Star Trek Timelines

Disruptor Beam announced its intentions to develop a Star Trek video game for mobile devices at PAX East 2014. After managing to secure the rights to A Song of Ice and Fire, grabbing the go ahead for the Star Trek universe didn’t stun us. It certainly did excite our nerd core though. Unfortunately, CEO Jon [&hellip

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