In what might be the quickest turn-around between allegation and repercussion, the manager of Overwatch e-sports team San Francisco Shock Max Bateman was let go just 14 hours after the abuse allegations were shared over Twitter. A woman under the handle Krystlin had tweeted that Bateman had sexually assaulted her in September after giving her a drink that made her go “in and out of consciousness” and driving her back to his home.
This weekend at BlizzCon, among many things, Blizzard announced the new Overwatch hero Moira—a support healer who has no ethical boundaries when it comes to her work.
'Middle-earth: Shadow of War' expands and improves on its predecessor in almost every way from longer story, deeper character interaction and development between them, abilities, loot and upgrades and the Nemesis System. Despite these great features and fun gameplay, it can feel cheap at times when Talion doesn’t seem to react to the player’s button presses or goes after the wrong target in a huge mob, wasting the momentum built by executing combos.
'Fire Emblem Warriors', for all its faults in trying to tell a decent story, still manages to create a satisfying gaming experience. History mode and other extra challenges keep the fun from running out too quickly, and the power of the game’s audiovisuals simply can't be denied.
All of the most dastardly Pokemon meanies team up to destroy Alola or the gap between dimensions and parallel universes or something; I lost track of the plot after Alpha Sapphire’s post game. This means that not only do we get to see some favorites like Archie and Maxie again, but also Cyrus, Ghetsis, Lysandre, and Giovanni.
Decksplash enters a free-to-play week starting today, and needs at least 100,000 players to convince the folks at Bossa to keep working on the game and not scrap it completely. For Decksplash, it is literally skate or die.
The voice acting union SAG-AFTRA has announced this week that they have voted to potentially end their strike on video game publishers such as Electronic Arts, Activision and Take 2.
Unities, a new label from Sony Music, will publish video game titles on platforms such as the Nintendo Switch and PC, according to an announcement this week.
There’s also a really good reason for continually making players shoot Nazis in the head: they’re the ultimate villain. On a fundamental level they represent the worst that mankind is capable of, and there should be something cathartic in destroying that. So when people call out Wolfenstein II for encouraging the lurid killing of Nazis, they’re missing the point of killing Nazis.
With stylish and well-done artwork, a fantastic soundtrack full of earworms, perfectly executed class trials, and a story that will keep you hooked, 'Danganronpa V3' hits all the right vitals. It’s easily the best murder mystery visual novel available on PC and PS4.