Todd continues the Hardcore Awards this week with everyone’s favorite categories, the best and the absolute worst games that 2017 had to offer. You might be surprised at what made both lists.
It’s been a busy year of games, controversies, so Chella is looking over the gaming highlights of 2017 and some of the lowlights.
Gamers looking to get into eSports can try out one of the hottest games on the eSports circuit, H1Z1, for free through December 21st. Developer Daybreak Games announced the first ever free week, which will feature all content from the game, plus a huge discount for new players through Steam.
Hargosh was hard at work getting the special honors ready for the 2017 Hardcore Awards. Who will win dumbass of the year? What was the Holy Crap moment in gaming? These and other questions will all be answered as we start the show.
Chella looks at the new breed of positive games, which focus on social messages and ideas. Hair Nah is the latest game to hit a positive nerve online, but there are more.
Todd laments that fact that it seems like Electronic Arts is doing everything it can to destroy Star Wars and the Battlefront series like they did with Ultima, Command and Conquer, SimCity, Wing Commander, developer Visceral Games and many others.
Adventure X is a two-day festival dedicated to adventure games, interactive fiction, visual novels and narrative-led games. Chella went along and picks her highlights from the weekend.
Konami Digital Entertainment announced a collaboration with eSports company eFootball.Pro to create a professional eSports competition using Konami’s football game series. The new international league will aim to attract players from around the world, and will be broadcasted globally. Expect more details on this soon.
Todd was one of the first to grab the new Xbox One X. Billed as the world’s most powerful console, he takes it through 13 games to see how much they improved in both looks and gameplay, and what stunning 4K native gaming feels like now that it is finally here.
Gamer Sensei, the top eSports coaching platform, and Becker College have partnered to create a first-of-its-kind program for students this semester. Student eSports athletes club will now have access to professional coaches from around the globe. This year, the Becker team will concentrate on League of Legends and Overwatch.