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The PUBG Global Invitational Is Underway

The PUBG Global Invitational event in Berlin is different. Many empty seats and many silent fans littering the arena.

However, it was the opening ceremony that won the show. 

Some people call it cheesy, stupid, weird. Whatever your opinion, one thing was certain. It went off without a hitch. No stumbles, no awkward moments, no technical errors. 

Here it is in all it's glory:…


Added by Verlane on July 26, 2018 at 1:30pm — No Comments

Sony Doesn't Need Cross-play, But Should Have Joined

Sony doesn't need to be involved with console cross-play. They are the biggest selling and most popular console, so by default they already have more players than both Microsoft and Nintendo. And why would they prevent the sale of a PS4 because said consumer can't play with their friend who already owns one? 

I'll tell you why. 

Sony has now given the Xbox One and Nintendo Switch an exclusive feature. By not participating they have made, what could have been…


Added by Verlane on June 22, 2018 at 11:30am — No Comments

A Killing Floor 2 Free Weekend

Today thru Monday both PS4 and Xbox One players can play Killing Floor 2 for free. If you haven't had a chance to play this bloodfest of an FPS, then this is your chance.

This is a little celebration of sorts to the recently added THE SUMMER SIDESHOW: TREACHEROUS SKIES UPDATE which adds tons of new features including new weapons, and a new character. …


Added by Verlane on June 21, 2018 at 10:30am — No Comments

Battlefield V Revealed. And Yes, It's WWII.

As expected, today was the day that EA revealed the new game in the Battlefield series. And boy was I wrong:

It's not Bad Company, it's not Hardline, it's Battlefield. And so close to the release of Battlefield 1, too. Well, the game looks beautiful and the action looks true to life. 

I'm not as thrilled as most Battlefield fans…


Added by Verlane on May 23, 2018 at 6:55pm — No Comments

Overwatch Gets Lego-fied

Activision Blizzard has just announced a partnership with Lego to bring the heroes and maps to the masses in the form of Lego sets. 

Though sets haven't been revealed, they will start arriving in Spring/Summer 2018 with each being treated as they treat new in-game events. I'm sure this means cryptic leaks and and TONs of anticipation. 

And expect Nerf adding some Overwatch themed weapons as part of their Nerf Rivals line sometime in January 2019. 

As for…


Added by Verlane on May 23, 2018 at 9:13am — No Comments

New Overwatch Deathmatch Map Revealed And Skins Leaked!

Amongst the many skins and brawls and sprays and emotes and highlight intros that the next Overwatch Anniversary will bring us, we are also being treated to a new Deathmatch map, Petra. 

I love the theme, I love the layout, and I LOOOOVE the introduction of destructible environments! 

And if you want a spoiler, here's a video leaking the new…


Added by Verlane on May 19, 2018 at 6:26pm — No Comments

I Think Kingdom Hearts Is A Dumb And Rediculous Idea. So Why Do I Want To Play It?

Specifically, Kingdom Hearts 3?

THIS is why:

It just looks fun AF.

Added by Verlane on May 19, 2018 at 2:30pm — No Comments

Sea Of Thieves First Major Update Announced

Scheduled to come out on May 29th, this update seems very promising.

Take a gander at the video:

A lot of people are going to judge the fate of Sea Of Thieves on how they handle this new content update. It's been said that each of the 6 updates to happen this year will introduce a new form of AI along with ships, items, quests, and…


Added by Verlane on May 18, 2018 at 12:22pm — No Comments

See Black Ops 4 In Action! [UPDATE]

Today at 1p (est) Black Ops IIII will be revealed during the Community Event. We'll see gameplay and other "classified intel". 

We know that Black Ops 4 will NOT have a single player campaign, whilst the forthcoming Remaster of Modern Warfare 2 will NOT have multiplayer. Hmm. Another bundle? 

Check out the livestream and let us know what you…


Added by Verlane on May 17, 2018 at 9:00am — No Comments

THIS Is What Baseball Is All About

Super Mega Baseball 2 is a great improvement over the first, and honestly the only new baseball game we've seen on Xbox One in a while. 

How is it better? Well, for starters: 

All other improvements, including the addition of online multiplayer, can be yours FREE until May 31st as part of this month's Games With Gold. 

Oh, and…


Added by Verlane on May 14, 2018 at 7:00am — 1 Comment

Overwatch Anniversary Event Leaked

The official Brazilian Overwatch Twitter account leaked the teaser trailer for the next big Overwatch event, the second Anniversary. 

Not only will we see more pirate themed skins, but access to the year's prior event loot will also be given. 

And the event starts next Tuesday! Talk about "on to the next". 

It's these constant…


Added by Verlane on May 12, 2018 at 5:05pm — 2 Comments

Overwatch vs Team Fortress [VIDEO]

There's no doubt that Overwatch is a "spiritual successor" to Team Fortress. In fact, that's why I love Overwatch so much. Team Fortress was my PC game of choice, and at the time, there was nothing like it on Playstation or Xbox. 

So if you're like me and put many years into TFC/TF2...



Added by Verlane on April 25, 2018 at 7:30am — No Comments

The King of Kong Still Wins

Billy Mitchell, the "King Of Kong", has finally been caught cheating. In the documentary King of Kong, he was kind of a "bad guy". He would never meet up for a high score challenge in person, and was kind of a dick. 

But I say he won. 

He lived his life as a champion during a time where high scores WERE gaming, and arcades were dominating the U.S. He was going…


Added by Verlane on April 13, 2018 at 1:00pm — No Comments

The Kraken Does Not Discriminate

Our second encounter with the Kraken happened whilst having an off and on battle with a galleon. In the middle of our quarrel, the Kraken attacked them. 

Of course, we HAD to get in on that. Shot at them while I boarded and started attacking the crew. 

Well, after a bit, the galleon escaped the Kraken's clutches. Then this happened: …


Added by Verlane on April 9, 2018 at 6:30pm — No Comments

With Uprising Comes Retribution

Excuse me while I change my undies. 

The event that most of us have been waiting for starts April 10th. I'm talking the return of Overwatch's Uprising. This time, with the Uprising we know and love, we get a new co-op story, Retribution. 

It focuses on the first Blackwatch mission and the "official" mode will include Genji, McCree (which I'm assuming is on his first mission), Reaper, and Moira. MOIRA!! (I'm a Moira main)…


Added by Verlane on April 5, 2018 at 10:00am — 1 Comment

Introducing The New Atari...Again

After a weird pause in everything, Atari is back in full force with their upcoming "Atari Box". This time, we get a name: 

And yes, that's exactly what the Atari used to call their consoles. Video Computer Systems. 

The console will include two controllers, the modernized classic one stick controller and a dual stick controller we're all familiar with. …


Added by Verlane on March 26, 2018 at 4:00pm — No Comments

Double Feature: Lara and Geralt

Let's start this quicky with the announcement of the next Tomb Raider game: Shadow of the Tomb Raider. 

This is the third installment of the rebooted series and unlike the previous, Rise of the Tomb Raider, this one doesn't have launch exclusivity so Playstation players will get this one right off the bat. 

Due out September…


Added by Verlane on March 15, 2018 at 12:43pm — No Comments

The Division 2 Is On It's Way

After being leaked to the public via a German press release, Ubisoft has officially announced Tom Clancy's The Division 2. 

More details will come during this year's E3. 

Ubisoft will also be announcing updates to The Division including new Global events and Legendary missions. Also in June, players of The Division will be able to…


Added by Verlane on March 8, 2018 at 11:00am — No Comments

OWL Stage 2 Week 2 Results And Standings

Week 2 of Stage 2 is all done and it was really exciting. Dallas Fuel looked very strong against Seoul Dynasty, but only managed to take one map off of them. They're coming together, xQc is showing that he is a great main tank player and aKm is showing that if given some leeway, he can hard carry his team. Mickie is showing that he could possibly be the play caller…


Added by Verlane on March 5, 2018 at 9:24pm — No Comments

New Battle Royale Game, The Darwin Project, Lands Friday

The Darwin Project is another addition to the Battle Royale genre but in a much smaller scale. It's a 10 person survival "game" which would appear to work the same way as PUBG or Fortnite. The difference, minus weather having an effect on health, is the inclusion of an 11th player, the show director, who oversees and influences the battle in multiple ways. Much like Director Mode in games like Left 4 Dead, which are usually only available in custom games, this mode will entail things from…


Added by Verlane on March 5, 2018 at 12:08pm — No Comments





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