Browsing all articles from June, 2014.

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Roundup

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Roundup 

And so ends my Team Fortress 2 Mann vs Machine Survival Guide! Here’s a quick roundup of what I’ve learned:

I didn’t make it clear enough that this guide is supposed to give you my experience as a starting point – I’m not vouching for these loadouts as the best ever. They’re …

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Why the Boss Battles of Deus Ex Were Actually Brilliant

Why the Boss Battles of Deus Ex Were Actually Brilliant 

My name is Adam Jensen and I have electrocuted myself with the floor fourteen times. I’m not my target, but the floor is coated in some conductive liquid and the boss I’m trying to kill is an augmented cyborg that is stunned by the electricity spewing out of circuit breakers …

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Sniper

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Sniper 

Sniper
Name: Mr. Mundy
Job: Sniper (It’s a good job)
Role: Support
Play If Your Team Has: An engineer and 2+ high damage-dealing classes
Best With: People on the frontlines to distract the robots
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Stock sniper rifle, Jarate, Shahanshah

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Halo 4 and the Death of the Instruction Booklet

Halo 4 and the Death of the Instruction Booklet 

Some of you might be scratching your head at the title to this article.  ”Instruction booklet, what’s that?” you ask.  I’m assuming we have some readers on this site who’s first system was a 360 or a PS3, and let’s be honest guys, if that’s the case, they may NEVER …

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How History Can Shape Expectations For The Next Consoles

How History Can Shape Expectations For The Next Consoles 

Everything we know about the histories of Sony, Microsoft, and Nintendo can tell us what we can expect from their new consoles.
This is no crazy theory about two PC’s taped together, and this isn’t speculation. These are facts, because when considering the next offerings from the Big Three, it’s the …

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Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Demoman

Mann vs Machine Survival Guide: Demoman 

Demoman
Name: Tavish DeGroot
Job: House Cleaning
Role: Defense
Play If Your Team Has: Plenty of damage dealers
Best With: A heavy to distract while you back up to reload
My Canteen: Critical Hit Boost
My Loadout: Stock Grenade Launcher, Scottish Resistance, Scotsman’s Skullcutter

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I Tried To Create The Fattest Man I Could

I Tried To Create The Fattest Man I Could 

Look, I just wanted to roll as a fat guy. I love a good, immersive experience, and I’d feel more immersed if I wasn’t some beautiful, hulking Nord. That’s not me, you know?! I can relate to the lack of skill you start off with in most of these games …

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