Tis that season again, the one some people wait all year for. Which I find kind of bizarre personally. Halloween just doesn’t have the same gravity here in the U.K. as I think it does in the U.S. It all seems a relatively toothless affair meant for kids yet to arrive in their teenage years. Normally, I’d ignore the event like the big grump that I am.
But in video games, Halloween is one of those unifying events that seems to take everything that is great about the holiday and throw a party for all of their players to enjoy: The seasonal event.
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Having finally finished Borderlands 3, I couldn’t help but think there was something… missing from the experience. Borderlands 2 is an important game for me, one I have played many, amny times. So there would naturally be some aspects of a long awaited follow up that I’d end up having problems with. Sure, it’s irreverent style humour is the bread and butter of the series, meme-lording it over the story. But behind that front, it was a game whose characters had a lot of heart.
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It’s been a weird weekend, in all the time I probably should have been spending writing, instead I’ve just been in an Overwatch coma. I don’t actually like writing about Overwatch that much, despite how much time I sink into it. It’s because there are so many people out there that focus the entirely of their content around the game and its community. Although, If I shied away from a topic just because there are people out there who know more about it than I do, then I wouldn’t be writing very much of anything would I.
In my recent binge, I’ve started to see a few reoccurring kinds of people who end up ruining my games, now I’m not talking about people who refuse to use mic or when three of the team instalock DPS as soon as they are able. It’s annoying, yeah, but that’s just the experience by this point. These are the kind of people who actually seem to care about playing the game enough to use a mic and talk to their team mates.
So here are the five kinds of players, in no particular order, who have made my life the most miserable when playing Overwatch this past month.
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