Earlier this week, Sasha “Scarlett” Hostyn made StarCraft history at IEM Pyeongchang 2018, defeating two-time world champion sOs. Last night, she chalked up more wins against the world’s best. Scarlett is shaking up the modern StarCraft scene one game at a time, and shows no sign of slowing down.
According to Overwatch lore, D.va is a pro gamer who serves and inspires her country. In real life, D.va’s role is starting to mirror her in-game persona, as she becomes a symbol of hope for women in South Korea.
Since release, Overwatch has spawned reams of fan-created content, which is unusual for a game that has no single-player story mode. A sizable portion of this content centers specifically around the women characters, who are, in the fandom’s eyes, all totally dating and kissing each other.
If Overwatch fan culture is anything to go by, there’s only one thing people want to see Overwatch characters do more than fight: date. That’s where fan games come in. But with lawyers hiding in bushes and trees, waiting to spring their DMCA traps, making video game characters kiss ain’t easy.
Have you heard that the east coast is about to be enveloped by a giant, pink vagina of a snow storm?
Much of the East Coast is about to get slammed by a nor’easter, with areas in and around Washington D.C. set to receive up to two feet or more of snow. Schools have been canceled, airports are functionally shut down, and even D.C.’s Metro is set to shutter for the weekend. But you’re hungry, and you’ve either got…
In case you haven't heard, the chunk of America where most of the media lives is about to be buried in snow by an omnipotent but indifferent god. New York City is shutting off its express subway trains. Connecticut's blocking off roads. Boston is almost literally closed tomorrow. This all means that for the next 24…
The game director for Blizzard Entertainment's upcoming Heroes of the Storm has apologized for his treatment of a question about how characters are designed—specifically how multiplayer online battle arena games, of which Heroes is one, tend to hyper-sexualize female avatars.
A 23-year-old student who lived on melted snow and candy bars during a 9 day ordeal in remote Arizona says she's thankful to be alive. And that's the last time she house sits at Dakota Fanning's ski chalet.
God shat on Chicago this week, blessing us with more than 20 inches of powdery white misery and two days of citywide chaos. In the blizzard's wake is only the misery and claustrophobia known as cabin fever. Suffer with me.
[Kearny, N.J., December 27: Justine Kasztelan, 17, practices winter sports downhill on a street in her neighborhood the morning following a snow storm. Lemons, lemonade! Image via AP.]
Whether you're snowed in or snowed out, you may enjoy these shots of kids and dogs playing in the drifts from this week's storm — and showing that snow rocks when you don't have a job.
After this weekend's Northeast snowpocalypse, you've probably been hearing stories about travelers delayed for hours, even days. So how does shit get so bad that your flight is pushed back a whole week? Allow me to explain, firsthand.
Watch a backyard in New Jersey get completely buried by snow. It took mother nature all night, but you can see it in the video in a matter of seconds.