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Best Cross-Platform & Crossplay Games
Gaming, Guides

Best Cross-Platform & Crossplay Games

Video games are a passion for so many people. These days, video games are extremely immersive, realistic, and graphically impressive. But modern technology now allows us to play these games with our friends no matter which console or platform they are playing on! Video gaming is a lucrative business and as a result, many games are exclusive to certain platforms. However, there are still huge numbers of games available that are cross-platform as well as crossplay compatible. And trust us when we say that some of these games are gems that you'll definitely want to check out! But which cross-platform games are the best? And which cross-platform games allow for crossplay? Well, we’ve created this handy guide for you to know the best cross-platform and crossplay games out there, along...
What Is A TAS: Tool-Assisted Speedruns Explained
Speedruns, TAS

What Is A TAS: Tool-Assisted Speedruns Explained

If you’re reading this article, you’re probably wondering what a tool-assisted speedrun is. The answer is quite simple, but I’m aware that it can seem more daunting than it is. In short, a TAS is a tool-assisted speedrun. The tool assistance can include assigning specific inputs to automatically play out throughout the game, frame-by-frame advancements, and even unintended button presses such as up and down or left and right at the same time. TAS are built, but not performed by humans either for entertainment or examination of a video game's limits. A TAS is often used to see how fast a game can theoretically be beaten. This is different from a normal speedrun where a speedrunner will strive to beat a game as fast as humanly possible. How do they achieve this extreme theoretical s...
Best Ethernet Cable For Gaming
Gaming, Gaming Gear, Guides

Best Ethernet Cable For Gaming

There’s nothing worse than having a poor connection when it comes to playing your favorite games online. How many times have you been caught at a crucial point in the game only for your connection to go down? By the time your internet connection has recovered, it’s too late, and it’s game over. Keen gamers know how important it is to have the right tools at your disposal. What Ethernet Cable Is Best For Gaming? The best Ethernet cables for gaming are: DbillionDa Cat8 Ethernet Cable Dacrown Cat8 Ethernet Cable Orbram Cat8 Ethernet Cable MATEIN Cat7 Ethernet Cable UGREEN Cat8 Ethernet Cable The Ultimate Ethernet Cable Guide So many people think about the main hardware you use, such as the components in your gaming PC or your gaming console, but what about the hu...
What Is Looting In Minecraft?
Gaming, Guides

What Is Looting In Minecraft?

Minecraft is one of the best games to casually play. It is a fun and easy building game that requires you to only mine resources and build yourself items or property, while other people can visit your world. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9V5T6p2W-Mw There is no real point to the game, just mechanics for you to explore. However, sometimes those mechanics can be a tad difficult to work out or deal with. For example, looting, people often struggle with this mechanic and find it hard to decipher what exactly it is all about. So, what is looting in Minecraft? And how exactly does it work? In this article, we will give you the rundown of looting and explain what we know about it. What Is Looting? There are actually two types of looting in Minecraft, though the first is the one we...
How To Win A Game Of Fortnite
Esports & Competitive

How To Win A Game Of Fortnite

Fortnite was the first Battle Royale game to bring the genre to worldwide popularity. With around 80.4 million active monthly users, it is currently one of the most popular games in the world. It was released into open beta in 2017, and there have been many patches that have increased the complexity of the game, and given players new ways to learn and grow. To win your first Victory Royale in Fortnite, you'll need to familiarize yourself with the Fortnite basics such as finding a weapon as soon as you drop in, the which items to pick up, and building familiarity with the map. If you’re new to the game, you’ll probably notice right away that you have some learning to do. Fortnite is a complex game that combines third-person shooting, dynamic movement, structure building, and in...
How to Speedrun the Toughest Games Like a Pro
Guides, Speedruns

How to Speedrun the Toughest Games Like a Pro

All speedruns are impressive to some degree, but none more so than those of games that are extremely difficult casually. Games like Dark souls, Hollow Knight and Cuphead are usually very difficult for the casual player. So much so that one could be forgiven for thinking that learning to speedrun such a game would be impossible for us mere mortals. This article will talk about some of the ways that you can make running your favorite game more accessible. While we'll focus somewhat on difficult games, but these tips are by no means exclusive to those games. They can be applied equally to all speedruns. Having the Right Gamer Mentality Let's start off by addressing the issue of speedrun accessibility in general. One of the most common misconceptions in all speedrunning communities is...
How to Discover New Games to Speedrun
Guides, Speedruns

How to Discover New Games to Speedrun

With so many options to choose from, figuring out what game to start speedrunning can be a headache. "Which console should I choose?"..."What type of game should I play?"..."Which category should I try first?" Thankfully, there are some great resources out there to help you decide. Throughout this article, I aim to cover all the basics for pinpointing what type of games you can get started speedrunning with. Let's get started! Steps to Discovering New Speed Games Search SRC Games You Enjoy Scouring Compilations Your Gaming Niche Useful Documentation Community How to Search for a Game on Speedrun.com Speedrun.com is the most popular leaderboard for speedrunners to post their personal bests and compete with one another. The website features a whole host of f...
Preparing for Ranked in League of Legends
Esports & Competitive, Guides

Preparing for Ranked in League of Legends

Ranked in League of Legends is a daunting and grueling experience. Unlike normal games – which are usually treated as the practice grounds for ranked – your enemies are putting their all into everything they do. It’s a fast-paced, stressful environment where mistakes don’t go unpunished. But the ranked climb doesn’t have to be daunting. Today, we’ll be covering how ranked queue works, the rewards on offer, and how to ace your first ranked game. What Is Ranked Queue in League of Legends? Ranked queue is essentially the competitive version of Draft Summoner’s Rift. Players face off against similarly-skilled players for a spot on the ranked ladder. There are two ranked game modes in League: Solo/Duo: Solo/duo is the main (and most respected) competitive game mode in League. Players can...
How to Play Clash in League of Legends
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How to Play Clash in League of Legends

Clash is a tournament game mode that lets you live out your dream of becoming a professional esports player. You team up with trusted allies, scout out your enemies, and prove your skills in a grueling, high-pressure environment. While you won’t be obtaining the Summoner’s Cup any time soon, winning Clash does give you hefty rewards and major bragging rights. Clash is one of the most exciting game modes LoL has released in recent years. But it can be difficult to navigate. This is especially the case if you’re not an avid watcher of LoL esports. That’s why today we’ve compiled an in-depth guide on how to play (and dominate) Clash in League of Legends. What is Clash in League of Legends? Clash in League of Legends began in April 2018. It's a monthly tournament that still runs today. Ul...
Top 5 Speedrunning Tools to Enhance Your Sessions!
Gaming Gear, Guides, Speedruns

Top 5 Speedrunning Tools to Enhance Your Sessions!

Top 5 Speedrunning Tools There exists an array of different tools and applications that can be highly useful when it comes to speedrunning. There are endless possible additions you can make to improve the quality of life in your setup - and maybe even gain a competitive edge! From Low Latency Monitors to foot pedals, we will be covering a wide spectrum of different options. 1. Tracking your Progress with Splits Keeping a close track of your progress is very useful when figuring out where you can improve. With splits software like LiveSplit, you can customize what sorts of information you would like to monitor. Ranging from a simple timer to more complex tools. For a quick-start guide to Livesplit and how to get it all set up, take a look at our Quick LiveSplit Setup Guide For Spee...