It’s been over a year since we posted anything here so I figured, what better way to revive the site than with an article with no real substance! Overwatch recently celebrated their 2nd anniversary with a big in game event that had all cosmetics from the events from the past two years available to obtain. The event ends today (maybe) and to close it off they’ve baked all their voice actors some delicious digital cakes (along with twitter user Jallibean)! Anyone who knows me knows I adore the voice cast for Overwatch; the way they interact with fans in … Continue reading The Overwatch Team bake virtual cakes for their voice actors and I died of cuteness
Hello friends! We’re kicking off our Community Chatter series, where we speak to members of growing esports communities to figure out what they love about their esport and to learn more about the passionate gamers out there that go unreported in … Continue reading Community Chatter: Alecat of Oceanink Squids
Game 1 Last week’s games brought us a top of the table clash between Legacy and Dire Wolves. Legacy fresh off their win against Chiefs last week would have been keen to extend their lead at the top of the … Continue reading Legacy v Dire Wolves
The first qualifier of the Overwatch world cup kicked off on the weekend of the 14th with teams battling it out for a spot in the finals at Blizzcon later this year. Following three days of intense competition, China, Norway, … Continue reading Overwatch World Cup 2017, Shanghai Group Stage – Come on Eileen
Legacy v Chiefs Legacy and Chiefs met for the first time since last split in what has for years been a classic battle between two mainstays of the the Oceanic Pro League. As the players themselves have said, their rivalry … Continue reading Oceanic Pro League Match Report Legacy v Chiefs
Esports is becoming a very important part of the gaming community. It’s beginning to fill a niche for spectators who have been underwhelmed by gaming content which has tended towards reviews and Let’s Play-style videos. With consistent, competitive leagues, and … Continue reading Covering esports
The Hoop crew are back after a long hiatus as we were at E3! That’s not even a little bit true we’re just super lazy. But we did watch some E3 on youtube so we figure we’re experts now. We’re … Continue reading HoopGaming: Side Quest Episode 6 – I’ve never seen someone do something so well with a monkey!
We’re back with our reluctant semi regular Courtney to talk about Rogue Likes and procedural generation. Today we learn that none of us know anything about rogue likes, Chris is too dumb for collectable card games, Kyle invents the most … Continue reading HoopGaming: Side Quest Episode 5 – Rogue State!
A touch late as Chris was out with the man flu but we’re back to talk about gaming communities with special guest Tama (KingKru)! We touch on topics from how to deal with trolls, what to do when [loud car … Continue reading HoopGaming: Side Quest Episode 4 – Hoopvale Community Radio!
This week Kyle and Chris are joined by Nic (who actually studied games!) to talk about sequels and expansions. We go over how much cooler a video game is than Chris, whip a dead space horse, and discuss a couple … Continue reading HoopGaming: Side Quest Episode 3 – The Straight to DVD Sequel!