Google to acquire Twitch for $1 billion

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Last week was hectic between me working 40 hours over 4 days, then graduating, then having a nice weekend getaway from the city, but I’m back and at ’em. In the news over the past few days, the Internet mogul Google has been on the move to acquire Twitch.tv, the most popular game streaming website. Continue reading Google to acquire Twitch for $1 billion

League of Legends S3

Players of League of Legends know it has now gone into Season 3. This is the 2nd major change to the game since it’s release to balance gameplay and accommodate the players needs/wants better. There has been major changes this season  in the jungle mechanics, general game-play to accommodate a specific class better, and the items.

In this post I’ll explain the basics of the game for anyone for anyone that  has no idea what League of Legends is. Later  I will go into the changes that have occurred and my thoughts/ideas/approaches to Season 3. League of Legends has game-play that is known as a MOBA, or a Multiplayer Online Battle Arena, which is a subcategory of RTS, or Real Time Strategy games. This means that you are put on a team in direct confrontation with an opposing team. This makes it an action-y strategy-esque game…. that’s one way to put it.
Beware.  This is a rather long post. Continue reading League of Legends S3

Chivalry? Not actually, just the game.

Today I’m spotlighting one of my more recent games, Chivalry:Medieval Warfare.
When I first saw this game I thought, “Okay, that’s kinnnndddaaaa cool.” Then I went on twitch.tv and watched a stream of it and thought, “Alright, I gotta try this out.”  Then it was in the Steam sale, so I got it.

The game doesn’t really have a story or anything complicated in game play. You can choose between four classes of Medieval knights. These knights have different attributes such as the Man-at-Arms who is the lightweight speedy class that can zoom in and out, but doesn’t cause much damage and doesn’t have much health. On the other end of the spectrum you have the Knight who is slow, but can take and deal a fair bit of damage. Continue reading Chivalry? Not actually, just the game.