Archive for October, 2011

  • A few months ago, yet another entrant into the Free-to-Play (F2P) arena was announced: Crytek’s Warface. Crytek joins a very impressive list of gaming companies bringing their franchises into the F2P world. Today, we look at the swing towards the free-model and especially, we take a belated peek at Warface, a game that may indeed change the face of war […]

    Crytek’s Warface F2P

    A few months ago, yet another entrant into the Free-to-Play (F2P) arena was announced: Crytek’s Warface. Crytek joins a very impressive list of gaming companies bringing their franchises into the F2P world. Today, we look at the swing towards the free-model and especially, we take a belated peek at Warface, a game that may indeed change the face of war […]

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  • ACONY’s Community Manager, Chris “Ulric” Dye recently contacted BASHandSlash.com and provided us with feedback to the article we posted on Hedone, the new F2P shooter Acony is working on. In addition to taking the time to officially respond to our article, Chris also offered the answers to a few bonus questions we posed him:   In reference to your “barriers” […]

    Acony’s CM on Hedone

    ACONY’s Community Manager, Chris “Ulric” Dye recently contacted BASHandSlash.com and provided us with feedback to the article we posted on Hedone, the new F2P shooter Acony is working on. In addition to taking the time to officially respond to our article, Chris also offered the answers to a few bonus questions we posed him:   In reference to your “barriers” […]

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  • Having pubbed Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A.)  for the past few months, I thought I would put together a tidy little list of tips for either the budding player or for those of you who are on the verge of entering its hardcore embrace. Here are ten ideas to help you improve your game online.   1. Focus on the […]

    Ten AVA gameplay tips

    Having pubbed Alliance of Valiant Arms (A.V.A.)  for the past few months, I thought I would put together a tidy little list of tips for either the budding player or for those of you who are on the verge of entering its hardcore embrace. Here are ten ideas to help you improve your game online.   1. Focus on the […]

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  • Back in the spring, we heard that Ubisoft’s third-person shooter Ghost Recon was going to make its foray into the F2P arena. Soon thereafter, Ubisoft unveiled the new branding for the F2P version: Ghost Recon Online (GRO). The announcement of a Beta followed. Well, here is an update on the game and on the Beta. Ubisoft Singapore, the game’s developers, […]

    Ghost Recon goes F2P

    Back in the spring, we heard that Ubisoft’s third-person shooter Ghost Recon was going to make its foray into the F2P arena. Soon thereafter, Ubisoft unveiled the new branding for the F2P version: Ghost Recon Online (GRO). The announcement of a Beta followed. Well, here is an update on the game and on the Beta. Ubisoft Singapore, the game’s developers, […]

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  • AVA regularly freshens up its content and this month has seen quite a few updates. The latest of these celebrates the upcoming Halloween holiday with new weapons, special just-for-Halloween giveaways and a new map for those that play Infection (a Zombie-like version of the game). The giveaway happens all during the Halloween Event. AVA players can win a free event […]

    Halloween AVA Event

    AVA regularly freshens up its content and this month has seen quite a few updates. The latest of these celebrates the upcoming Halloween holiday with new weapons, special just-for-Halloween giveaways and a new map for those that play Infection (a Zombie-like version of the game). The giveaway happens all during the Halloween Event. AVA players can win a free event […]

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  • Former Host of BASHandSlash.com’s Overclocked podcast and co-founder and President of the gaming community The Company, Jag_Five-O has re-entered the FPS world full force after taking some time off due to RL issues. Jag’s an ol’school Battlefield gamer and he has kindly decided to share his thoughts on the past and future of Battlefield with us, just days before the […]

    From 1942 to BF3

    Former Host of BASHandSlash.com’s Overclocked podcast and co-founder and President of the gaming community The Company, Jag_Five-O has re-entered the FPS world full force after taking some time off due to RL issues. Jag’s an ol’school Battlefield gamer and he has kindly decided to share his thoughts on the past and future of Battlefield with us, just days before the […]

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  • Thought I’d share another poignant email with you all. This one is from BASHandSlash.com reader, y0da Hey Jock, I remember the first podcast I ever heard was the one where Robert Bowling broke the news on IWnet. I know I found BASHandSlash.com far too late but I wanted to say thank you for all you have done. What’s making me […]

    The good ol’days of PC Gaming

    Thought I’d share another poignant email with you all. This one is from BASHandSlash.com reader, y0da Hey Jock, I remember the first podcast I ever heard was the one where Robert Bowling broke the news on IWnet. I know I found BASHandSlash.com far too late but I wanted to say thank you for all you have done. What’s making me […]

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  • On the 8th of November, Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 releases. Normally, this would be a date I would highlight in my calendar with a thick Sharpie, but not this time around. The release of any Call of Duty title has always been treated as a high-holy-day by all PC CoD fanatics like me. Running to the video game store to […]

    Occupy CoD!

    On the 8th of November, Activision’s Modern Warfare 3 releases. Normally, this would be a date I would highlight in my calendar with a thick Sharpie, but not this time around. The release of any Call of Duty title has always been treated as a high-holy-day by all PC CoD fanatics like me. Running to the video game store to […]

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  • The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) 2011 World Championship took place in Andong City, Korea on the 6th thru the 11th of October and Team DefKon won the chance to represent the United States at the AVA tournament there. We blogged about DefKon heading out the Korea a few weeks ago:  DefKon goes to Korea We were fortunate to catch up […]

    DefKon return from IeSF 2011

    The International e-Sports Federation (IeSF) 2011 World Championship took place in Andong City, Korea on the 6th thru the 11th of October and Team DefKon won the chance to represent the United States at the AVA tournament there. We blogged about DefKon heading out the Korea a few weeks ago:  DefKon goes to Korea We were fortunate to catch up […]

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  • Today,  I was going to uninstall CoD4. Like many of you, I used to play CoD4 so much I knew the inside of the A-Bomb site on mp_crash better than I did my own house. I lived CoD4, ate CoD4,  shat CoD4, but didn’t sleep CoD4 — cuz I was up playing it. As in life, there comes an end […]

    Where have all the CoD men gone?

    Today,  I was going to uninstall CoD4. Like many of you, I used to play CoD4 so much I knew the inside of the A-Bomb site on mp_crash better than I did my own house. I lived CoD4, ate CoD4,  shat CoD4, but didn’t sleep CoD4 — cuz I was up playing it. As in life, there comes an end […]

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