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Archived Since:June 4, 2010

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BlizzCon: A Random Goblins vs. Gnomes Discussion (Interview)

Eric Dodds is back within shouting distance of iTZKooPA, which can only mean one thing, interrogation time! The shelled one had his time with Eric when Curse of Naxxramas was announced at PAX East, including a little play time on the iPad. Now it’s time for the first expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, a massive [&hellip

BlizzCon: Samwise on Metallica, Heroes of the Storm (Interview)

There are few things more badass than opening for Metallica. Being the Art Director for Blizzard Entertainment, the man responsible for the direction of so many million dollar franchises, may very well be one of them. Samwise Didier manages to juggle both of those feats with grace and pose. Actually, that’s a lie. He was [&hellip

BlizzCon: The Best BlizzCon Ever

BlizzCon 2014 by all early expectations was not that big a deal. My normal freelance employer that sends me out went so far as to drastically cut back on staff for the event. It was as simple decision in their minds. Without a weighty announcement and Warlords of Draenor coming out a week later the [&hellip

BlizzCon: Overwatch First Impression

Many a people felt that BlizzCon 2014 was going to be boring. The reveal of Blizzard Entertainment’s first original intellectual property in 17 years (that dates back to StarCraft), put the kibosh to any such talk. If you’re just catching up to what this whole Overwatch thing is about then be sure to check out [&hellip

BlizzCon: The Future of Heroes of the Storm

Heroes of the Storm has been progressing well. Blizzard Entertainment remains steadfast that the company’s entry into the bursting multiplayer online battle arena is so not ready for prime time that the Alpha Development label is still prominently featured. Sure, Blizzard announced during BlizzCon 2014 that HotS is heading to beta testing in January, but [&hellip

BlizzCon: The Fantastic Cosplay of Blizzard’s Community

  There’s nothing quite like the dedication, creativity and ingenuity of the Blizzard community. Check out these select poses, groups and the all around awesomeness that the community put together over the weekend. BlizzCon 2014 indeed had some of the best cosplay we’ve seen at the somewhat-annual gathering of all things Blizzard Entertainment

BlizzCon: Goblins vs. Gnomes First Impression

Holy crap! Goblins vs. Gnomes, the first full-fledged expansion for Hearthstone: Heroes of Warcraft, is quite simply going to break any deck you have and eradicate the current meta for the digital card game. Warcraft players likely know why. It’s the very nature of the inventions that these tinkering races create. The creations tend to have [&hellip

BlizzCon: Top 10 Burning Overwatch Questions Answered

If you’re here then you’ll already aware that Blizzard Entertainment has revealed its first new intellectual property in 17 years. The glory goes to Overwatch, a first person squad-based shooter featuring former heroes of Earth turning to the darkside of the military, being mercenaries. The speculation for a reveal of some kind was huge, everything [&hellip

A Genre A Long Time Ago: Trashing What I Love

Having recently celebrated Star Wars Day, and getting caught up in the recent barrage of updates and rumors on Star Wars Episode 7, we’re bringing you a new column focused on one of the biggest sci-fi franchise. We all had to start somewhere, and our resident Star Wars fan-boy Wedgeantilles began his MMOG experience with [&hellip

BlizzCon 2014: Let the Fun Commence

First off, let me start with a resounding “FOR THE ALLIANCE!” Now that roll call is out of the way we can get on with this joke of a post. I mean, let’s be honest, the only reason people post unboxings and such is to gloat, right? It’s an opportunity to show off. Something they’ve [&hellip

Instance Gratification 12: Guess Who’s (Hopefully) Ready for That UBRS Thing?

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

ArcheAge: Auroria Now Live!

The title says it all! The much awaited end game expansion for ArcheAge, Auroria is now live! New vehicles! New gliders! New monsters! New dungeon! New lands to claim! Guild warfare! Castles! So much goodness, all ready to be explored. The question is – will I finally get a house? I’d really like to write a [&hellip

WildStar Details Mystery of Genesis Prime (Video)

Part of our extensive PAX Prime coverage included a video interview with Stephan Frost on the Journey to OMNI-core 1. That single-player experience was only half the major features Carbine Studios has in store for the largest WildStar content patch to date. Chad Moore joined a recent Instance Gratification to discuss the upcoming Journey further. The other [&hellip

MOBA Monday: Titilating TOME & Superb SMITE (Giveaways)

MOBA Monday is a weekly showcase of how to perform, eh, let’s go with adequately – we hope – in a massive 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 inour weekly Twitch channel staple. Put [&hellip

TOME: Immortal Arena Coming in November with New Game Mode (Video)

We’re not sure what you’re going to be most excited about, that TOME: Immortal Arena is launching in the near future or that the Kixeye MOBA is receiving a new game mode at the same time. We’ll pull a Jay Mohr and go over them at the same time. TOME will be 5v21ing on Novembtuary map. That [&hellip

F2P Friday: Blue Bashing in HotS & Getting Scary in DI:E

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 [&hellip

SMITE: Demigods, Deities and Gods Explained – Nox

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

How To Score a Nu Wa Water Dancer Skin

I mentioned on a recent stream that SMITE has a large collection of partners. These SMITE partners allow players to earn free gems, favor, skins, what have you. Raptr, Curse, ad partners, Twitch. Now they’ve added Daily rewards, giving players yet another avenue to secure some free favor, and even gems in the later days simply by [&hellip

Nox is the 59th God of SMITE (Video)

The Goddess of Night is upon the. Hi-Rez Studios patched SMITE, its third-person god-based multiplayer online battle arena that’s been tearing up the eSports scene. The latest addition is from the growing Roman pantheon, one which is no longer meant to deliver the lawlz, and fulfills the role of a magical ranged mage with ludicrous [&hellip

Instance Gratification 11: Still Doing that WoW Thing

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

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