Jen’s Games of the Year 2016

Writers are often prone to hyperbole, but I don’t think anyone will object that 2016 was one of the wildest years I’ve ever experienced. At the tail end of September, I finally came out as a woman to the rest of the world, and the positive response wiped away one decade of fear that I …

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Scanline Status – Episode 5

The world of Azeroth never left you- you left it. And you were right to leave, and it’s sorry, but baby, it’s changed. Baby, come back. Fight the Legion. Try out our new class revamps. Or maybe you’d prefer a nice mobile game about hacking people’s personal accounts? Maybe what you really need is just …

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Bottle Crow Special – The Overwatch Effect

On this Bottle Crow Special Colin interviews Michael Capps, a longtime friend of his, about his gradual fallout with Dota, slide into more casual play, and how Overwatch got him interested in the concept of competitive gaming again. It’s just a little thing, but I didn’t want the RSS feed to go… unfed just because …

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The Overcast

The Overwatch stress test beta has passed us by- and for once, Colin and Ben have gotten into a Blizzard beta! We’ve played all the heroes, explored the included maps, and come back with a lot of conclusions, and a handful of questions. Join us as we talk through the whirlwind 48 hours of Overwatch …

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