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Ian Walker Ian Walker Oct 09, 2018. 17 comments

Smash Champion Takes Out Loss On His Poor Controller

Smash Champion Takes Out Loss On His Poor Controller
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It’s normal to be frustrated after a loss, but some fighting game competitors take things a step further by demolishing the controller they were using to play just moments earlier. The latest player to join this illustrious club alongside notables like Sanford Kelly and Runitblack is reigning Evo...


Aug 21, 2017. 21 comments

Hearthstone Players Are Trapped In A Cycle of Salt

<i>Hearthstone</i> Players Are Trapped In A Cycle of Salt

It’s been just over a month since the release of Hearthstone’s Journey to Un’Goro expansion, so you know what that means: it’s time for the Hearthstone community to remember how much they hate the game. But don’t worry, they’ll get over it. It’s all one big cycle.

If you’ve ever followed any game with a player base as dogged as Blizzard’s online collectible card game’s, you know how fickle the...


Heather Alexandra Heather Alexandra Aug 18, 2017. 23 comments

YouTuber Beats Final Fantasy XV At Level One With No Items

YouTuber Beats <i>Final Fantasy XV</i> At Level One With No Items

A determined player has beaten Final Fantasy XV without gaining a single level or using items. YouTuber BOYvsVIDEOGAME played through the entire game with nothing other than his skills and obsessive perseverance to sustain him.

This isn’t the first time that BOYvsVIDEOGAME has completed a game under extreme conditions. He’scleared Dragon Age: Inquisition solo on the Nightmare difficulty and


Aug 17, 2017. 24 comments

Hearthstone’s Quest Rogue Deck Is Annoying, But It’s Not OP

<i>Hearthstone</i>’s Quest Rogue Deck Is Annoying, But It’s Not OP

Every once in awhile, a Hearthstone deck rolls around that’s so strong, so finely-tuned, and so effective, it’s hard not to play against it without getting at least a little bit salty. In the wake of the game’s latest Journey to Un’Goro expansion, that deck is called the Quest Rogue.

Hearthstone’s main competitive mode, the one used by pretty much every major tournament, is called...


Aug 17, 2017. 23 comments

Hearthstone Card Reveals Will Always Make Players Mad

<i>Hearthstone</i> Card Reveals Will Always Make Players Mad

Blizzard has revealed a couple new cards from the upcoming Knights of the Frozen Throne set, and I don’t think I’ve ever seen people this naked, this red, or this angry about something as ostensibly innocuous as card reveals from an upcoming release. Here’s what I think is happening.

It all started with game director Ben Brode’s low-key announcement of an announcement of an announcement, which...