Category Archives: Online Gaming

Sentinels of the Multiverse

Sentinels of the Multiverse I played both the card game and the Android versions of this game. Though they have the exact same ruleset, they are different enough experiences for it to be worth noting. This review will cover both. … Continue reading

Android, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Indie Games That Don't Suck, Online Gaming, Puzzle, Video Gaming

How to Fix MOBAs and How Blizzard Already Did It

How to Fix MOBAs and How Blizzard Already Did It Pictured: Average MOBA player Why are MOBA players such titantic pricks? MOBAs are still gigantically popular despite being frustrating to play and despite their objectively horrible communities. Somehow they manage … Continue reading

League of Legends, Online Gaming, Pay-to-Win, Video Gaming

The Lament of the Vanishing Game

The Lament of the Vanishing Game Not every article of media gets properly preserved. There are all sorts of movies, TV shows, and books thought to be gone forever. If we are fortunate, they may be rediscovered, but it’s unlikely. … Continue reading

MMO, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

BattleBlock Theater is Great

BattleBlock Theater is one of the best platformers in years. Continue reading

Online Gaming, Platformer, Puzzle, Video Gaming

Ultra Rapid Fire — Riot, All is Forgiven

Ultra Rapid Fire — Riot, All is Forgiven I’ve been critical of Riot Games’ League of Legends and its infamously awful fanbase in the past. I keep asking for rad stuff that they don’t deliver—variably due to their incompetence, the … Continue reading

League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Thoughts on League of Legends Season 4

I wrote something. http://www.8bitgamer.com/article/editorials/thoughts-league-legends-season-4/  

Commissioned, League of Legends, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

Attack on Titanfall – This Game Isn’t Very Good

Attack on Titanfall – This Game Isn’t Very Good Titanfall is Call of Duty with giant robots. If that sounds like the coolest thing ever to you, go buy it and ignore the rest of this review. For everyone else, … Continue reading

First-Person, Online Gaming, Video Gaming

How to Make MOBAs Newbie-Friendly

How to Make MOBAs Newbie-Friendly Multiplayer online battle arena, or MOBA, is a term created by Riot games in an attempt to get people to stop referring to League of Legends as a “DOTA clone” (which is totally what it … Continue reading

League of Legends, Online Gaming

A Review of Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014

A Review of Magic: Duels of the Planeswalkers 2014 I played Magic: The Gathering around 1994 when it first became popular. Then I quit when Visions came out, after I realized that my family was poor. But I always appreciated … Continue reading

Android, Fantasy/Sci-Fi, Online Gaming, Pay-to-Win, Puzzle, Video Gaming

Fantasica: Soulless Free-to-Play and Pay-to-Win Garbage

Fantasica: Soulless Free-to-Play and Pay-to-Win Garbage Here’s a working business model: Take the proven success of the hamster wheel method of gaming (slow progression through tedious busywork), add timers to make players come back every day instead of spending a … Continue reading

Android, Animu, Online Gaming, Pay-to-Win, Tower Defense