This weekend past, whether you loved strategy or twitch reflexes, fighting games or sports, there was something in the world of competitive gaming for you. So let's get right to it.
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Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite was revealed during the keynote address at PSX, but now there's also a gameplay trailer that shows how the game looks and feels in action.
FlipSid3 Tactics just won the Rocket League World Championship in Amsterdam after beating grand final opponents Mockit Aces in two best-of-seven-series.
"Essentially, in this industry you need to do magic tricks. We did a magic trick with Party Hard, and we can't do it again. If we have a game with Twitch integration, now every goddamn game has Twitch integration. We can't do Twitch Plays Punch Club twice."
That was Tinybuild CEO Alex Nichiporchik on the realities of the indie market, saying any tactic to stand out from the crowd will only work once.
It's almost as if the gods of competitive gaming knew we'd all be sitting around, so they made sure it was jam packed with tournaments to check out. DreamHack Winter 2016 kicked off in Sweden, with competitions for almost every game under the sun. There's also a big Heroes of the Storm event going on in Europe as well. But I want to start this weekend by highlighting the action going on in the world of competitive Gears of War 4.
Cosmic Contrarian knows how to kill people in Dishonored 2. The evidence is well documented by this point and fun to watch. But the latest murder clinic put on by the YouTuber shows just how filled to the brim with possibilities Bethesda's gothic stealth game is.
At DreamHack Winter 2016 in Sweden this weekend, hundreds prayed at a competitive gaming altar consisting of a few dozen old cathode ray tube televisions. They were participating in a Super Smash Bros. Melee tournament, and the results were beautiful looking.
Azurik: Rise of Perathia came out within two weeks of the first Xbox's US launch back in November of 2001 (Australia got the Xbox in March the next year). It was supposed to be Microsoft's interpretation of Mario meets Zelda, showing off what the new system could do and creating a iconic dynasty in the process. Instead, the blue-skinned stud rocking Goku hair and goggles turned out to be even more forgettable than Gex.