Archive for June, 2012

  • There was a time when I actually looked forward to playing online. Whether it was FPS, or flight sims, frankly any multiplayer game, I could look forward to a competitive atmosphere with reasonably well-behaved players — even in random pub games. It was frankly unusual to have an exceptionally bad experience interacting with fellow PC gamers. I’m not saying that […]

    Flaming 2.0

    There was a time when I actually looked forward to playing online. Whether it was FPS, or flight sims, frankly any multiplayer game, I could look forward to a competitive atmosphere with reasonably well-behaved players — even in random pub games. It was frankly unusual to have an exceptionally bad experience interacting with fellow PC gamers. I’m not saying that […]

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  • An interesting patch is up and coming from Wargaming.net for their F2P tank shooter, World of Tanks (WoT). New game modes In addition to the Base Capture gametype now featured in pub-play, two new modes have been added: Assault and Encounter (KoTH). Here are the descriptions straight from the Patch notes: Assault: one team defends the only base, the second […]

    WoT 7.4 Patch

    An interesting patch is up and coming from Wargaming.net for their F2P tank shooter, World of Tanks (WoT). New game modes In addition to the Base Capture gametype now featured in pub-play, two new modes have been added: Assault and Encounter (KoTH). Here are the descriptions straight from the Patch notes: Assault: one team defends the only base, the second […]

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  • With Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Online (GRO) Closed Beta “offline” for the past two weeks, I haven’t been playing any shooters at all — third or first person variety. Sure, I know the servers have been temporarily shut down awaiting the next phase of the Beta, but  GRO PR and its devs have been unusually silent. I suspect the silence has […]

    Ghost Recon Online Phase III Beta

    With Ubisoft’s Ghost Recon Online (GRO) Closed Beta “offline” for the past two weeks, I haven’t been playing any shooters at all — third or first person variety. Sure, I know the servers have been temporarily shut down awaiting the next phase of the Beta, but  GRO PR and its devs have been unusually silent. I suspect the silence has […]

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