CosmicSwordsman is one of the highest-ranked For Honor player on Xbox. Playing the Orochi class, they have killed 5,384 players and died four times, according to their For Honor tracker network page. They have lost once.
GTA Online is mostly known for violence and open world shenanigans, so most people don’t realize just how much the fandom cares about clothes. For over a year now, some of the most hardcore players have been using online forums to gripe about the fashion options available for women characters in GTA Online.
Don’t forget that a game studio is only as good as the people who work there. “Bungie” means something different today than it did in 2004. Here’s an insightful, well-researched post by Redditor Forestl showing how many of the people who made Halo 2 are still at the iconic studio and how many have left (lots).
The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild does not dole out rewards predictably. Often you’ll spend an afternoon figuring out some elaborate puzzle, only to walk away with some rupees or a weapon you didn’t need. Other times the reward will be just as “useless,” but more special than any pile of loot could be.
The 2000 Nintendo 64 game Perfect Dark was full of secrets. There were cheat codes to find, hidden pieces of cheese scattered around levels, and special modes to unlock. One mystery remains, nearly two decades later, with only a few hidden passwords hinting at its existence.
Most pros’ careers end in injury, deteriorating mechanical skill, or just when their interest in competing runs dry. Toronto Esports’ Matt “Dellor” Vaughn opted for a different end: A very long, very public stream of racial slurs during an Overwatch game.
It isn’t only the junk processor that makes a really cheap computer slow. Or the memory or the video card (or lack of video card). The primary reason your cheap laptop loudly chugs along at glacial speeds is because of the hard drive. Cheap laptops use cheap hard disk drives, which are much slower than the solid state…
Attack on Titan—is it a real, earnest anime or a super-efficient meme factory? Yesterday’s episode, and the reactions it inspired, brings us one stop closer to the answer.
Robert “shadder2k” Mocanu is one of the best Genji players in professional Overwatch. This weekend, he proved that he was not just a great player but also a pretty nice dude.
Since League of Legends migrated their servers from L.A. to Chicago, serious gamers in Hawaii have experienced bad latency, The Outline reported today. Hawaiian gamers are disadvantaged by the lag, and reportedly, there have been no internationally-competing professional Hawaiian LoL players since the switch.
Ayhan Aydogan is an artist at Riot Games. Which is normally where we’d end the introductions in Fine Art, but then, not every artist showcase involves true love.
What Remains of Edith Finch is a story about family, the nature of life, and the unknowability of mortality. In the end, whatever flaws Edith Finch may have are outshined by its imagination, wonder, and the sincerity with which it approaches these topics.
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From Introversion Software, the makers of Prison Architect, comes Scanner Sombre, a game involving navigating an underground cave using a LIDAR (light detection and ranging) scanner. It looks really neat, and it’s out on April 26 on Steam, GOG and Humble.
Anker’s PowerCore Turbo is a bit of an oddball in Anker’s lineup, but you can score one today for 40% off with a very enticing deal.
Earlier this year, Nintendo showed off a 2D version of Zelda that it used to conceptualize some of the mechanics in Breath of the Wild. It was cool! No surprise, then, that a fan decided to recreate that prototype so that anyone could play it.