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What’s the deal with Overwatch’s loot boxes?

After reading through Gareth’s excellent analysis of Hearthstone, I’ve decided to talk about Blizzard’s other hit, Overwatch. Mainly, I wanted to touch upon what bothers me the most about it: the loot boxes. Like a litany of other online multiplayer games, Overwatch “drops” are tied to an acronym whose mention...
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Hearthstone: A great, fundamentally broken game

As 2017 marches through August and into September, Hearthstone has just experienced the launch of its sixth expansion in three years. Since March 2014 when the game originally released, it has been regularly supported with the launch of new cards sets and occasional single-player adventures. I’ve played Hearthstone semi-regularly throughout...
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Diablo 3: Rise of the Necromancer Review – A Game of Bones

The old saying, “the more things change, the more they stay the same,” is perhaps a more than fitting description for Diablo 3’s newest character focused expansion pack. First enjoyed in Diablo 2, the necromancer class quickly garnered the nickname, “The General”, due to his ability to summon a rather...
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