Games-Within-Games: Why Minigames are the Heart of Gaming

Games-Within-Games:  Why Minigames are the Heart of Gaming
From now until August 22nd players are invited to play “Lucioball”, an Overwatch minigame celebrating the 2016 Olympics. Lucioball is a fast-paced, fun and competitive mode meant to highlight the versatility of the game’s characters outside of the intended first-person-shoo ter ruleset and plays a lot like futbol (or soccer, if you have an American speech impediment).     These...

Dodging the Hook: A Love Story

Dodging the Hook:  A Love Story
Is there anything in the world more satisfying than dodging Blitzcrank's hook?  I would submit that there is not.  Sex?  No.  Chocolate?  No.  Sex with chocolate?  Stop looking through my encrypted hard drive please. The point of this article will be to give you, the player, a beginner's guide to dodging those pesky skillshots.  Many low-ELO players believe that mechanics...