Daily Archives: 08/12/2017

See What Banjo-Tooie Has Hidden Behind The Cameras

As one of the Nintendo 64’s premiere platformers, Banjo Tooie holds a lot of memories for older players. As a game developed for one of the world’s first major 3D gaming systems, it also has a lot of hard edges

Blizzard Creates New, Official Test Server For WarCraft III

WarCraft III turned 15 years old last month. As a belated birthday gift to one of its most famous games, Blizzard has launched a Public Test Realm (PTR) for the game, making changes to game balance and map alterations in

English Translation Of Breath Of The Wild Changes One Important Detail

In The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, the story’s a little obfuscated than usual. Players have to piece together the history of this new Hyrule themselves. This is different towards the end of the game, when players learn

The Top 10 Screams In Video Games

Screaming is one of the most passionate forms of expression. Screams can convey joy, terror, rage – they’re a versatile communicative tool, pertinent to the human condition (or the condition of any conscious being for that matter). We’ve all bellowed

The Splat Brella Comes To Splatoon 2 Later Today

Splatoon 2 continues its plans to release free DLC for the game intermittently, and this week, we’re getting a unique weapon: the Splat Brella. The weapon, which functions as both a shield from ink and as an offensive weapon that

Watch An A.I. Demolish A Pro Player At Dota 2

Using games for AI research has become fairly common in recent years, as DeepMind are using StarCraft II to develop sophisticated routines and algorithms. Not to be one-upped by the developer who made the game they adopted a mod of,

Watch An AI Demolish A Pro Player At Dota 2

Using games for AI research has become fairly common in recent years, as DeepMind are using StarCraft II to develop sophisticated routines and algorithms. Not to be one-upped by the developer who made the game they adopted a mod of,

Dota 2 Is Adding Two New Heroes In Its Next Major Update

At last night’s Dota 2 International tournament, Valve showed off what the game’s playerbase has wanted all year long: The first hint of a major update. This year, the game is getting not one, but two all-new heroes. Neither combatant

What To Watch This Weekend: Dota 2, Call of Duty, And Super Smash Bros.

Several major tournaments will end this weekend, as Call of Duty and Dota 2 see the end of their competitive seasons this weekend. However, some games rage all year long, which means there’s more than enough to satiate that lust

Replay – Contra: Shattered Soldier

Let me warn you right now – we don’t spend a lot of time talking about Contra: Shattered Soldier in this episode. It’s a great game and one that I have fond memories of playing when it released in 2002,