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Billy Moroney

I play a lot of saxophone and write a lot (music and otherwise) but love games - been playing since Super Mario 64!

New Injustice 2 Story Trailer

Injustice 2 - the second installment in Warner Bros' dark superhero fighting game series.

There’s already a bit of Injustice 2 gameplay videos online, but today Warner Bros. released the first extended story trailer for the upcoming fighting game. As expected, it’s extremely dark, and the theme continues to revolve around those who preserve justice losing their grip on morality and ultimately becoming the ones that they sought to stop. Although this is a ...

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Heroes of the Storm Free Weekend

Although Heroes of the Storm is partially free, it will be completely free this weekend.

You may be wondering: isn’t Heroes of the Storm already free? (If you’re here and you don’t know what Heroes of the Storm is, read on!) While you wouldn’t be wrong, newer players only have access to a set of free-to-play heroes until they unlock all of them either through buying them or through grinding for in-game currency. Fortunately, Heroes ...

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Rainbow Six Siege Gets 5.3 Update

The 5.3 update for Rainbow Six Siege aims to fix many prominent bugs.

Rainbow Six Siege has done pretty well for itself, but there have been plenty of bugs since day one. Although this patch won’t fix everything, the dev team has certainly addressed a lot of issues. While a lot of the fixes listed below are important, I and most Siege players are waiting and begging for higher-tick servers so that we can ...

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Counter-Strike IEM Katowice 2017 Details Announced

IEM Katowice 2017 is coming on March 1-5.

Although it’s only the tenth of January, plenty of professional CS:GO (ASUS ROG tournament, Mountain Dew League) has already occurred. However, there’s plenty to come, and Intel Extreme Masters just announced the details of the upcoming IEM Katowice 2017 tournament, barring the teams that will be invited. 12 teams from around the world will compete for a share of the ...

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6th Annual New York Game Awards on January 19

Tune in on Twitch to watch the 6th annual New York Video Game Awards on January 19.

The New York Videogame Critics Circle has held the New York Game Awards ceremony for the past five years, and they’ll be doing it again on Janurary 19 at the Abrons Art Center Playhouse. For those who want to watch but can’t attend in person, the entire show will be streamed on Twitch at 7:15 East Coast Time. Historically, Daily ...

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Dota 2 Kicks Off 2017 With ESL One Genting

Dota 2 kicks off an explosive new year at ESL One Genting.

Not even a week has passed yet in 2017, but the first major Dota 2 tournament is already well underway. At ESL One Genting, eight of the world’s finest Dota 2 teams are competing for a total prize pool of $250,000. Virtus Pro, Fnatic, Newbee, Team NP, Digital Chaos, Execration, Wings Gaming and WG Unity are fiercely competing. The games ...

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StarCraft 2 Nation Wars 4 Well Underway

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Tomorrow marks the end of the group stage of Nation Wars 4. Unlike previous iterations of this tournament, Nation Wars 4 is partnered with Blizzard Entertainment, and as a result, this iteration is far larger than the tournament has ever been. There is $30,000 of prize money involved, and any country can participate as long as they have three players ...

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Growth in the UK Video Games Industry

Expect a lot of growth in the UK video games industry in 2017.

TIGA, the network for game developers and the wider video games industry, recently reported that the UK games industry is set to grow significantly in 2017. TIGA surveyed 50 game business of various sizes, and they found the following. First, 88% of the survey participants plan to increase their workforce.iu 72% of survey participants reported that they would supplement their ...

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Valve Invites Onward Dev to Studios

Onward, a popular VR military sim, has gained official support from Valve.

Onward, the VR military simulator that was released earlier this year, has a particularly important fan: Valve. Dante Buckley developed and continues to refine the game all by himself, and Valve just yesterday invited him to continue working on Onward in their offices in January 2017. For those who haven’t played Onward or know nothing about it, this announcement means ...

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Counter-Strike: Classic Offensive Mod Beta Released

Modder Z00L released the beta for his Counter-Strike: Classic Offensive Mod on December 25.

Counter-Strike was born as a mod, and now modder L00T aims to unite the qualities of the original Counter-Strike 1.6 mod with those of Global Offensive in his recently published beta, Counter-Strike: Classic Offensive.   L00T’s original plan was to take the CS:GO engine and recreate CS 1.6 inside of it. However, as the project took shape, he realized that ...

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