Poll Time: How do you prefer to play?

Stored in: Polls by Droniac on July 6th, 2010
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Responses to the Medal of Honor beta got me thinking about the various kinds of gaming, from straight-up singleplayer to online-only massively multiplayer gaming. Some people adamantly refuse to buy a game if it doesn’t have a solid multiplayer component, whereas others stubbornly refuse to go online. There are even gamers who rarely play anything […]

StarCraft 2 Terran vs Protoss Match Commentary

Stored in: Vodcasts by Droniac on July 5th, 2010
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StarCraft 2: Wings of Liberty is only a few weeks away from launch and will soon see a return of its extensive multiplayer beta test. Yet I’ve participated in the previous beta phase and recorded a few matches during that time, which I’ve taken to uploading to my YouTube channel. I kicked this off last […]

GameDrone Monthly – June 2010

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on July 4th, 2010
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In GameDrone Monthly I give a recap of my gaming activities in the past month, some new articles on GameDrone that you might have missed and what I expect to be doing in the coming month. Maybe you’d like share your experiences, send in a game you’d like me to cover on GameDrone or team […]

Games Worth Playing – June 2010

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on July 3rd, 2010
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In Games Worth Playing I take a look at noteworthy games released during the previous month. It contains both a list of worthwhile new games and coverage of the most highly anticipated releases of the month. Of course I can’t play every game that’s released in a month, but I’ll do my best to get […]

Discount Drone Week 26 2010

Stored in: News by Droniac on July 2nd, 2010
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An observant gamer can save a lot of money by frequently visiting digital download sites to check for new special offers. You can sometimes save as much as 80% on games with these deals, or even gain a free game for pre-ordering an upcoming title, which can quickly lead to a very healthy gaming collection […]

More on Activities in Guild Wars 2

Stored in: News, Previews by Droniac on July 2nd, 2010

A new IGN interview introduced the activities aspect of Guild Wars 2 mere hours ago and now ArenaNet is following up on that with a much more detailed look at what exactly these activities are with an article on their blog. This new article sheds some light on several activities in the game and promises […]

Activities in Guild Wars 2

Stored in: News, Previews by Droniac on July 1st, 2010
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More new Guild Wars 2 information keeps streaming in with yesterday’s exclusive interview by IGN with ArenaNet. It casually mentions a few rather significant new details, such as feats being daily achievements, but mostly focuses around the activities or mini-games system that has thus far only been hinted at. The lack of detail does seem […]

Top 10 Most Successful MMOGs of 2010

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on June 30th, 2010

New MMOGs are launched nearly every day, but with developers and publishers not providing any official statistics it can be hard to judge their relative success. I’d still like to give it a try with this top 10 list of what I think will be the most successful subscription-based MMOGs this year in the west. […]

A StarCraft 2 Beta Commentary!

Stored in: Vodcasts by Droniac on June 29th, 2010
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It’s about damn time, but I’ve finally gotten around to publishing my first StarCraft 2 beta match commentary on YouTube! This means I can finally show you full 1080p footage of multiplayer gameplay for the most anticipated (real-time strategy) game of the year. In case you don’t yet know: StarCraft 2 is looking to be […]

Variation in Real-Time Strategy Games

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on June 28th, 2010
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If there’s anything I’ve learned from playing through the WarCraft 3: The Frozen Throne singleplayer campaign, then it’s that mission variety is a key aspect of real-time strategy games that’s far too often overlooked. The Frozen Throne’s singleplayer campaign is amongst the most enjoyable RTS campaigns I’ve ever played, which was entirely down to the […]

Counter Strike: Source Patched – a Blessing or a Curse?

Stored in: Reviews by Droniac on June 27th, 2010
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Counter Strike: Source saw a major overhaul a few days ago with the release of its long-awaited Mac patch. Now Mac gamers can join in on Counter Terrorist vs Terrorist battles in one of the most popular multiplayer games to date, but this update did a lot more than merely add Mac support. It would […]

EVE Alliance Tournament 8 Finals

Stored in: Articles by Droniac on June 26th, 2010

The Alliance Tournament is an annual event in EVE Online where 64 teams face off against each other in a strict tournament format dictated by CCP. It’s also accompanied by high definition video footage with commentary for every match in the tournament, which can make for great viewing even if you’re not an active EVE […]