Barrel Busters! Overwatch Live Stream

Barrel busting makes me feel good? In the midst of discussing my Filipino heritage, did we stumble on our In Third Person community name? Also, we play a lot of spirited Overwatch matches while spending a lot of time discussing Animal Crossing: New Horizons!

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Are Genre Enthusiasts in Decline Within the World of Video Games?

I am a fighting game enthusiast. So much so, that I’ve bought a sizable portion of fighting games released in the last 10 years. This includes pretty much every main stage title at EVO, a number of deep cut indie fighters, genre oddballs, and even some that I know are flat-out bad. Right now, I’m playing Under Night In-Birth Exe:Late[cl-r], a game that is alien to even most fighting game fans. In modern times, sampling this many games within a genre feels like an anomaly.

While I think that players still have their preferences, my gut says the total number of players who actually sample a wider selection of titles that a genre has to offer is in decline.

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You Da Real MVP! Overwatch Live Stream w/ switchtodecaf

Destiny @switchtodecaf joins me for a session of Overwatch! I try my best to not let her down with…mixed results. As we play, she enlightens me on some of the game’s finer points, shares stories of her time as a member of her school’s marching band, and we compare notes from our respective bucket lists!

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Mines Over Matter! Overwatch Live Stream

A reckless Wrecking Ball rush proves to be super effective during one tense moment of this Overwatch stream! Meanwhile, we share our stories on how we spent this past Valentine’s Day, reminisce over the early years of The Simpsons, and get into a heated debate about the future of Twitch!

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Real Reason Why Fornite, Apex Legends, PUBG, and Tetris 99 are Popular?! [HOT TAKE ALERT!]

Over the past few years, battle royale games such as Fortnite, Apex Legends, PUBG, and Tetris 99 among many others have risen to the forefront of multiplayer gaming. What is it about these games that make them so popular? Having thought about this for years, I share my hot take on a potentially deep psychological reason what makes these games different from other multiplayer formats!


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Year of the Rat and Year of the Room Cam! Overwatch Live Stream!

Happy Lunar New Year! We return to the world of Overwatch during the festivities, which includes a few big wins and a few big-time performances! Also making its debut on today’s stream is a new room cam! Do you like the new addition?

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So Many Dragonstrike Kills! Overwatch on Nintendo Switch Live Stream

Unleash the beast! In one memorable game, I decimate an opposing team on three separate occasions with perfectly-placed Dragonstrike shots! That said, I spend time playing tanks and support as well. Meanwhile, we have some engaging conversations about our predictions for the next decade, tips for streaming success, and how our first names have impacted our lives.

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Show Some Mercy! Overwatch Live Stream

With the Winter Wonderland event going on in Overwatch, I’m in a bit of a giving (health) mood! I noodle around with Mercy and Zenyatta, but actually play my best game as Hanzo. Along the way, we discuss our lukewarm impressions of this year’s Game Awards, share our holiday plans, and get into a spirited discussion about review scores in video games.

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Live Streaming and Embracing Audience Participation

When Tetris 99 introduced Invictus Mode, I switched to playing that mode exclusively. Part of it stemmed from believing that I have the skills to compete at that level. Wins are sparse, but I’ve won enough Invictus matches to feel like this is the right mode for me.

Beyond that, I also chose to play Invictus matches as a means of attracting viewers to the stream. Skill can play a major factor when it comes to drawing an audience, and I felt like I had to play at Invictus-level difficulty in order to stand a chance against other streamers in the directory. Even though the focus of my show isn’t so much about competitive play, I figured that players streaming classic Tetris 99 would get left behind.

Skill still goes a long way, but the factors that determine viewership are more complicated than that.

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My Favourite First-Person Shooters

Pioneered by the likes of Wolfenstein 3D and Doom, the first-person shooter has grown to become one of the most popular genres in gaming. There’s something inherently visceral about viewing the world from the eyes of your character, as it puts you a step closer to the action.

Though I wouldn’t consider myself to be a genre enthusiast, I have played a number of first-person shooters in my travels. Here’s a quick list of a few faves! What are some of your fave first-person shooters?

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