by Najee 'Kamijace' Walker
by David 'Hauntze' Chen
by David 'Hauntze' Chen

It’s no secret that Dota 2 has a toxic community. Customer reviews acknowledge it and the community talks about it nonchalantly. People on internet boards joke that Dota is an addiction and the suffering caused by the other players is the harmful part of the substance.

This entry into my backlog may look a little different. I’m experimenting with some new formats. Let me know what you think in the comments.

Over this past weekend, I had the pleasure of attending the Nintendo World Championships in New York. Overall the tournament went extremely well and I had a great amount of fun. Nintendo has had a great reputation for holding premiere events and this tournament went very well, and I wanted to give my overall thoughts about this event.

 

Capcom has been an easy target for mockery as of late. Between shipping Street Fighter V in an incomplete state, their mishandling of legacy franchises such as Mega Man, and daring detractors to take shots at them the moment the first screenshots for Marvel vs Capcom: Infinite were released, there’s not as much love for the brand as there was in the past.

As I went on my adventures in the world of Final Fantasy XIV: Stormblood, I kept hearing talk of a Netflix series called Final Fantasy XIV: Dad of Light. I kept hearing nothing but good things, and I decided I had to watch it so that I could find out what all the praise was about.

Hello all, I am making my return from my hiatus and actually coming back with a game that is in the news right now: Fortnite Battle Royale. Epic Game’s new mode for their title Fortnite, and while the original title, a player VS. environment building game released in late July, Epic has added on this new game mode which I was roped into playing by my roommate.

Welcome to Core, an interview series launched by EGF. Due to its very recent emergence and popularity, esports as a career is quickly becoming more and more appealing to students and players aspiring to become professional gamers. There have been numerous emerging roles for games, like professional play, casting, analysis and general content creation.

Polygon has reported that Bluehole, the developer behind PUBG, has released a press release that would suggest that the PUBG Corp., a subsidiary of Bluehole, and Bluehole themselves feel slighted by Epic Games, due to the release of their battle royale mode in Fortnite.

I purchased Valiant Hearts: The Great War knowing only that it had a compelling story, with reviewers specifically emphasizing the quality of the ending. That declaration was enough to pique my interest, so I dove in otherwise completely blind, ready for a good time.