balance

Thaaaaaaanks.

Overwatch explains the goal of the PTR to players, and it’s not about balance

D. Va has taken a bit of a drubbing in the most recent Overwatch patch on the test server. Her guns do less...
Pretend she's just out of the shot.

Atlas Reactor opens up its public test server with a new Freelancer

Do you want to test out Brynn the Skywarden in Atlas Reactor? You can do that right now on the game's test...
What happens next?

Wisdom of Nym: The state of Final Fantasy XIV’s Machinist

About a year and a half ago, I first put (digital) pen to (theoretical) paper about Final Fantasy XIV's Machinist. At that point,...
There's a reason I'm super attached to Tauren.

World of Warcraft’s secondary stats are dropping in power; here’s why

Players who log on to World of Warcraft's 7.1.5 test realm will no doubt have already noticed that secondary stats just aren't what...
Usually, games are lucky to get 1.0 going.

Armored Warfare is revamping every aspect of gameplay with ‘Balance 2.0’

A casual glance at the information available seems to indicate that Armored Warfare has not lit the world on fire. But the development...
I live inside a wrecking ball.

Shroud of the Avatar delivers Release 35 to everyone

Remember back when Shroud of the Avatar's releases contained mostly line items like "implemented the most basic form of crafting" and "included a...
Everything's fine.

Jeff Kaplan discusses the future of hero balance in Overwatch

Are all of the heroes in Overwatch balanced? Probably not. Some heroes are a bit more powerful than others. But is that actually...
It's a boat, I suppose, I don't know if it's actually any different.

World of Warships ships out a new batch of British boats

The British are coming! Their ships are, at least, in World of Warships. The game's most recent update adds in ten British...
Fight on sight.

Guild Wars 2 warns of incoming balance adjustments

Will Guild Wars 2 ever attain perfect balance with all of its classes and skills? Probably not, but such is the way of...
I STAND ALONE

World of Warcraft hotfixes bugs and tweaks some gameplay balance

World of Warcraft players are still adapting to the novelty of Legion, but the current play environment isn't entirely finished. It's still...
Out mining space rocks in the space-sun, I fought the law and I don't think anyone won.

EVE Online’s next patch is all about mechanical and visual redesigns

The next EVE Online patch is all about redesigns that cross several levels. Mining barges, for example, are due for a visual...
I AM SCARY AREN'T I

Heroes of the Storm tweaks Auriel and Gul’dan with a new patch

Balance tweaks are a regular thing for Heroes of the Storm, and not all of them are just there to prevent a character...
Mad skills.

The Daily Grind: How do you define good play in an MMO?

One of the buzzwords of the modern MMO space is games promising to reward player skill rather than gear. I understand the argument being...
Same as it ever was.

Diablo III brings patch 2.4.2 to the live servers

The latest patch for Diablo III is here, and it brings with it new challenges. Specifically, it brings the new Torment XI-XIII...
Sniper heal grandma has no time for your nonsense.

Ana gets some big buffs with the newest Overwatch patch

Ana has gotten just a little bit more effective in Overwatch with the game's most recent patch. While she was considered fun, her...
I AM SCARY AREN'T I

Heroes of the Storm patches in Gul’dan

Gul'dan is the newest addition to Heroes of the Storm, albeit with a somewhat loose definition of the term "hero." Maybe if you...

Guild Wars 2 considers skill splitting to balance PvE and PvP

If you've ever played a PvE MMORPG that had to balance classes, stats, and skills around PvP -- or vice versa -- then you...
Eikonic!

The Daily Grind: How long does an MMO encounter need to be out before you can judge its difficulty?

At the time of this writing, Final Fantasy XIV's newest patch has been out for less than a full day. (It'll be two...
Perhaps the bank should be re-evaluated.

Launch impressions: Overwatch is good, but it’s only half a game

The thing that bugs me about Overwatch is that it feels like half of a game. Unfortunately, it's also the less interesting half,...
Suit up.

Crowfall adjusts the performance of armor to improve diversity

Armor in Crowfall is about more than just stacking the biggest armor values and praying for rain; it's meant as a tactical choice...

ADVERTISEMENT

THE LATEST POSTS

adspacer

TOP CONTENT