League Of Legends Will Hide 'Eye Candy' For Serious Players

League of Legends players take the game seriously. Super seriously. So seriously that those pesky pretty little things on the Summoner’s Rift map like butterflies and dragonflies start to look like serious eyesores that get in the way of winning. I mean: you can’t even attack them! But Riot can. » 5/18/15 11:46am Monday 11:46am

Seven Things I Like In StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void's Beta

The closed beta for StarCraft II’s second and final expansion, Legacy of the Void, launched two days ago, and while the game is in early development and it’s still evolving, there are already a lot of awesome ideas and changes in effect. After two days of playing, here are seven of my favorite ones. » 4/03/15 9:30am 4/03/15 9:30am

New League of Legends Mode Lets You Be A Jerk, Goes Predictably Awry

Like any popular competitive multiplayer game, League of Legends has its go-to characters and its...less well-loved ones. To shake its champion selection up, the game recently started testing a new gameplay mode that has people choose the opposing team's lineup, rather than their own. What could possibly go wrong? » 1/19/15 12:45pm 1/19/15 12:45pm

Halo 5's Aiming Has Changed, And Not Everyone Likes It

If you're a longtime Halo fan, you know that a good amount of the weapons in your arsenal would only fire from the hip. That is, compared to most popular first-person shooters, they had no scope system. But in Halo 5, developers 343 are implementing something they call smart-link—which is essentially an… » 12/22/14 8:00pm 12/22/14 8:00pm