The League of Legends World Championship is the biggest esports event of the year. For 12 of the 24 teams, this journey begins in the play-in stage, where emerging regions battle against the lowest seed from major regions to try and make it to the group stage. This is where teams come to prove their worth and every year, four of them do.
Grab your turtle shells and banana peels; Mario Kart is now on mobile devices. Nintendo’s popular series made its debut on Apple and Android devices Sept. 25 as a free-to-play game. For the most part, the fun of the console versions translates to Mario Kart Tour, but some greedy mechanics hold it back from first place.
On Super Bowl Sunday, 3.4 million people gathered around the TV at the same time to do one thing, and it wasn’t to watch the big game.
It was to play Fortnite. Fortnite, for those unaware, is a video game; the face of an exploding genre known as ‘battle royale’ games. Think Hunger Games in video game form: 100 people parachute onto an island filled with weapons and other supplies; last one alive wins.
Based on and set in the same universe as the massively popular, ridiculously long, meme-laden, over-the-top and epic saga/webcomic known as “Homestuck,” Hiveswap takes place in the 90s, centering on two siblings (Joey Claire and Jude Harley) when their house is assaulted by ravenous eyeless monsters.
“ABZÛ” is an independent game published by 505 Games -- a publisher that is well known for releasing beautiful art driven narrative games like “Adr1ft” and “Journey.” It’s available for PS4, Xbox One and Microsoft Windows. It was released last year on Aug. 2 and was highly anticipated after the success of their former game “Journey.”
As “The Walking Dead” television show gets increasingly disappointing, more and more fans might turn to the video game series of the same name. Unfortunately, the latest episode of “The Walking Dead: Michonne,” titled, “Give No Shelter,” may be just as mediocre as the show.
Last week, there was a huge stir in the video games industry when Blizzard announced that a victory pose for one of their characters in “Overwatch” would be removed, because some users felt that it reduced the character to a sex symbol.