Category: Feature

Eternal Return: Black Survival – A MOBA Twist on the Battle Royale Scene

The MOBA and Battle Royale genres are both new genres that took to the front stage of competitive gaming in the 21st century, so it was only a matter of time before someone asked the question: but why can’t we have both? Eternal Return: Black Survival is the answer to that question—or at least it […]

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The Many Elements of Genshin Impact’s Action-RPG Combat

Genshin Impact is a game that quickly became the talk of the town in the gaming community, and for quite a couple of reasons. The cross-platform gacha game is the milestone product of chinese developers Mihoyo Co, Ltd., and is widely-acclaimed for featuring a vast, open-world experience with thrilling action-RPG mechanics to boot–something rare yet […]

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GG Fridays on Genshin Impact: Remarkable Game, Not-so-remarkable Experience

You may have heard of Genshin Impact, a game that has recently taken the world by surprise. From its global release on September 28th up to present, it has approximately generated $60 million on the first week of release, as well as garnering 17 million downloads in its first 4 days. It has also remarkably […]

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Intel Under Fire for Inaccurate Benchmark Results

Intel recently commissioned Principled Technologies to conduct a benchmark test for their latest processor: the Intel Core i9-9900K. This study compared Intel’s processor against not only their own processors, but also their competitor’s (AMD) processor, in terms of . The results show that the i9-9900K outperformed the other processors across 19 games. It even managed to […]

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The Miucin Effect: Consequences of Plagiarism in the Video Game Community and Industry

As a UPLB student, the concept of plagiarism has been ingrained into my mind because of its importance in academic discourse.  Academics, journalism, and even social media are required to uphold the same integrity in stating their references, for good reason. Gaming is no different from them. As a relatively young form of media, video […]

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