“Backdooring” is a common strategy in Heroes of the Storm and other similar MOBAs by which one or more players try to sneak past the enemy team and attack their base before they have a chance to respond. It can be an ingenious way to save a game at the last possible minute. Key word: CAN be.
Overwatch’s new tank character “D. Va” has an ult that triggers her giant armored mech to detonate and kill everything caught within its blast range. “Everything” includes you, I just found out in the hardest possible way.
Well this is embarrassing.
Developing "map awareness" is crucial to playing at your best in League of Legends. Otherwise, you might suddenly find yourself wondering: "How the hell did we lose when I was kicking so much ass?" YouTuber SSF4MANIA recently showed how these worst-laid plans of League players can end up going seriously awry:
One of the most hilariously clumsy things you can do in Super Smash Bros. is walk off the stage by accident. Or jump off. Or "Flare Blitz" off if you're Charizard. We've all been there. But it's particularly embarrassing when you trip and fall in the most Smash Bros. way possible during a tournament match.
The new consoles are coming, and GameStop's monthly newsletter for November has several helpful suggestions for launch day accessories that'll maximize your PlayStation 4 experience, like additional controllers, the new Eye Camera, and a relatively useless small plastic rectangle.
Disney Infinity is not a Skylanders clone, but that doesn't mean the Disney title wasn't inspired by Activision's toy-meets-game success story. Heck, three Skylanders toys even showed up for this Disney Infinity "Designing the Figures" video. Update — The video has been removed from the Disney Infinity YouTube…
Hey, that's not what the main character of Assassin's Creed IV looks like!
The Last of Us has plenty of easter eggs; some of them goofy, some sly. And one of them, a little bit naughty.
I'll take, "Things I don't know the first thing about" for a thousand, Alex.
EA wanted the hype for Mass Effect 3 to go where no game had gone before. So they flew ten copies of the upcoming game into the stratosphere by attaching them to weather balloons. The idea was to have frenzied fans track down the games and claim them when they descended back to terra firma. In one instance, things…
On December 13 a pair of shoplifters made off with a load of DVDs and video games from a Wisconsin Target store. Then they spent an hour boasting about how easy it was, making fun of other criminals for getting caught. I'm sure the 911 operator listening in on the conversation found it highly amusing.
The laws of physics describe basic behaviors of nature that are, to our knowledge, universally constant. According to a new study conducted by astrophysicists based in Australia and England, these universal constants might not be as universal as we thought.
Who wants Red Dead Redemption for $23.99? Enough people to crash GameStop's web page, foiling the company's attempt to feature the game as this week's Power Hour deal.
A screw-up in EA's Warhammer Online billing system has resulted in many players being charged upwards of 22 times for a one-month subscription, filling bank accounts with overdraft fees and the Warhammer forums with very angry players.
Nyko does what Ninten-didn't with the introduction of the Nyko Wand+, a Wii remote alternative with Motion Plus support built right in.
Remember Duck Hunt for the iPhone? Yeah, it was booted from the App Store, and not because of its piece of shit controls and absence of the Asshole Dog, either.
You may recall that earlier in May, Nintendo was pinched to the tune of $21 million in a patent infringement suit brought by Texas-based Anascape. Upon further review, the play stands - a U.S. District Court judge denied Ninty's pretty-please to cut that $21 mil to a less lottoriffic number. So unless they want to…
So I poked the console-wars snake last week and learned a big Fat Albert lesson about people's feelings in the process. Gametrailers, with a longer history than me, not so much.