FPS craziness in store this weekend

9 07 2013

For those of us suffering from a holiday hangover from too much time off and little desire to get back to work, there’s hope from the likes of Fix and Play and AZHP Gaming with tournaments to get us back on track. Read the rest of this entry »

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DEVASTATION: A Few Words With Jedirobb

5 10 2011

DEVASTATION is only a few days away and the event is loaded and ready to go. The Pause Button got the chance to talk to the event coordinator Robb Chiarini (aka Jedirobb), and get some details, as well as thoughts on the upcoming tournament.

Courtesy of DEVASTATION.

The event is set to officially begin on Friday October 7th and continue through Sunday at the Phoenix Convention Center. A multitude of competitions will be held for numerous first-person shooter, fighting, sports, rhythm, and strategy games throughout the weekend.

DEVASTATION recently suffered the loss of Team Sp00ky due to the alleged confiscation of their equipment by Homeland Security. Chiarini confirmed that there are three other stream broadcasters lined up for the convention including LevelUp and local boys Team Haz-mat to run the fighting game shows, with Beyond Gaming to cover the PC side of the competitions. They will broadcast on three separate channels through Twitch.tv: TwitchTV/DEVEVENT, TwitchTV/DEVASTATIONEVENT, and TwitchTV/BeyondGaming. according to the official event website. Read the rest of this entry »





The one that got away: A Medal of Honor review

26 10 2010

The highly acclaimed Medal of Honor series made its first installment in three years when the reboot Medal of Honor released on October 12.

The latest game developed by Electronic Arts and DICE, drew controversy when it was discovered that the game would focus on the current-day conflict in Afghanistan and allow players to control Taliban forces and kill United States soldiers in multiplayer modes. The Pause Button’s own IncreaseBlue got the chance to play the game and offers her thoughts below:

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When the details about this newest Medal of Honor title released about what the game was about, I was rather impressed. I admired the developers Electronic Arts and DICE for really delving into something worthwhile for the Medal of Honor series and that they weren’t just making another World War II game. While the game I felt was respectful in all aspects of a rather touchy and still open conflict, it really was a title that had missed numerous opportunities to break the mold and really shine. Read the rest of this entry »