overwatch

Diversity isn’t tokenism, it’s a necessity

Diversity isn’t tokenism, it’s a necessity

By Zach Landau | Editor-in-Chief 02/15/2018 As announced on Twitter yesterday, South Korean player Kim “Geguir” Se-yeon will be signed to the Shanghai Dragons. Not only does this mark a significant nab for the Dragons, who are currently dead last in the Overwatch League (OWL), but also for Se-yeon, who will be the one of […]

Overwatch League could squander casual experience

Overwatch League could squander casual experience

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer 01/11/2018 In Nov. 2016, Blizzard Entertainment announced that its months-old objective-based shooter, Overwatch, would enter into the esports scene. Dubbed the Overwatch League, 12 teams from across the world will compete in a series of matches, hoping to secure a win in the championship. Overwatch’s admittance into esports will […]

Aliens, Lovecraft, Pokémon and LGBT: Best games of 2016

Aliens, Lovecraft, Pokémon and LGBT: Best games of 2016

XCOM 2 – Brandon Addeo The second installation of the “XCOM” series, “XCOM 2,” adds another fantastic entry in the turn-based, third person tactical shooter series historically known for being harsh and unforgiving in its difficulty. The game takes place in 2035, 20 years after the events of “XCOM: Enemy Unknown,” the reboot of the […]

Theft accusations fly towards new video game

Theft accusations fly towards new video game

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer With over a dozen general video game genres, comparisons are bound to occur. Action franchise “Devil May Cry” is often likened to the button-mashing, quick-timed-event filled “God of War.” “Metroid” and “Castlevania” have similar map layouts, as well as exploration-based gameplay. However, while inspiration can create a unique, albeit […]

Colorful characters, beautiful design make ‘Overwatch’ a win

Colorful characters, beautiful design make ‘Overwatch’ a win

By Grant Stoner | Staff Writer “30 seconds remaining,” a female robotic voice warns. Mere meters away from its final destination, the attacking team needs to give the payload one final push. Yet, with a heavily fortified position, the defending team is all but victorious. That is, until Zarya unleashes her ultimate ability, Graviton Surge, […]