It’s not a great time to be playing Tank in Overwatch

With the release of Destiny: Forsaken and Forza Horizon 4 I had some time away from Overwatch. That being said, I didn’t stray too far away from the community, because I need some venomous negativity in my life to help me sleep at night.

Hot off the back of the latest Torborn rework, one of the more common verbal tantrums I saw detailed that with, yet one more, DPS getting a boost, tanks are becoming even less appealing to play than ever before. The thing that shocked me the most about this, I found myself agreeing.

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They took the Star Trek out of Mass Effect

I already mentioned I wasn’t too hot on the new Mass Effect. The thing I felt was one of the biggest let downs in Andromeda was that it felt like a Video Game first and a story second. I know, crazy right. Seriously though, I never really cared about the gameplay aspects of Mass Effect. It was always the world building and the character interactions that drew me in, and I think a lot of other people felt the same way. It was a kind of science fiction, a space opera that we rarely see in video games, and it might have been too much to hope that EA would allow Bioware to do something similar for Andromeda.

To boil this issue down to the most basic statement I can: The aliens don’t feel very alien anymore. Continue reading “They took the Star Trek out of Mass Effect”

Arrow: The Slow Descent

What started of as one of the most promising takes on a major comic book character on television has slowly slid into a lesser show with limited prospects. When Arrow started, it was the only show of its kind about and I drank it up, now it has a lot of competiion, made even worse by the fact that It has told almost the same story four times in a row.

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