Remember Age of Empires?

Remember Age of Empires?
With every passing year, esports are becoming more and more a defining part of 21st century culture. Games such as League of Legends and CounterStrike fill globally-recognized stadiums like the Staple Center to their brims with energetic fans. Though mainstay games such as these catch massive public attention, there are certain esports that go under the radar. One of these...

Overwatch – The Illusion of the Team Kill

Overwatch – The Illusion of the Team Kill
team kill original concept by splash brush Cries of victory blare through your headset. D.V.A. fires a torrent of rockets into the sky. Genji repeatedly crouches over the corpse of the enemy Junkrat, yelling “Mata mata! Mata mata! Mata mata!” You tense in anticipation for the sweet words you’d been hoping for. “TEAM KILL” THE TEAM KILL PROBLEM A TEAM...

Hearthstone Theory and Math

Hearthstone Theory and Math
HEARTHSTONE THEORY AND MATH: MINION STAT VALUES Blizzard Entertainment has begun releasing Hearthstone expansions at a rate of 3 every year. With this new influx of content entering the game, more new cards with never-before-seen effects and uses are being implemented. However, when a brand new effect is introduced, it is difficult to evaluate its impact on the game and...