The Best Games for Your Guild: MMO Edition

Deciding which MMO you’ll sink your time into is an important task for any guild. Whether you’re an established guild looking for a new game, or a newly-formed guild looking for an active community to take part in, there are a lot of games out there for you. The trick is finding which one is the best fit.

There are a lot of things your guild will need to consider. Do you want something fantastical or science-fictional? Are you focusing more on questing as a group, or do you want to kick butt in PvP encounters? Do you want participate in competitive tournaments? How much grinding are you willing to do?

Overwhelmed yet? That’s okay. We’re going to help you out. (And not just by being the best place to host your guild site.) We’ve done the research and collected a list of guild-friendly MMOs that currently have active online communities. Let’s take a look at what these games have to offer you and your guildmates.  Continue reading The Best Games for Your Guild: MMO Edition

Guild Guide: Making events people show up for and enjoy

The group that plays together stays together.

I don’t think anyone would contest that.  In fact, I can’t think of a single guild leader or officer whom I’ve ever seen express doubt that guild events are useful or necessary.  Far more often, what I see are complaints by people who are supposedly doing everything right but somehow still wind up with unattended events and things that get rescheduled over and over until they’re finally just cancelled due to lack of interest.

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SMITE Wants You to Battle for a Divine Gift

Ever wondered what it’s like to be a demigod? This month, you’ll have the chance to find out.

SMITE, the popular MOBA developed by Hi-Rez Studios, hit a major milestone this week. Since its launch in March of 2014, SMITE has attracted over 10 million players worldwide. Hi-Rez wants to celebrate this achievement and reward the players who helped make it possible. So they’re bringing back their Hercules model with a brand-new voice pack. And to some of you, he’s going to sound really familiar. This iteration of the hero is being voiced by Kevin Sorbo – star of the 90s TV series Hercules: The Legendary Journeys. (If you aren’t familar with the show, you’re probably familiar with its wildly successful spin-off, Xena: Warrior Princess.Continue reading SMITE Wants You to Battle for a Divine Gift

How to Host an eSports Tournament

So you wanna host an eSports tournament?

Maybe you’ve heard about the money that Valve made off their DotA 2 tournament, the International. Maybe you just want to try and do some regional organizing for your local school. Whatever the reason, you have eSports tournament fever.

This article is going to focus on the small time basics for starting up your own eSports tournament.  Continue reading How to Host an eSports Tournament

Play as Doctor Who in LEGO Dimensions

Lego has announced a new and fascinating game that will meld a variety of diverse properties into one Lego game. Lego Dimensions will feature not only the classic building block, but also the worlds’ of Scooby Doo, Back to the Future, Jurassic World and DC Comics (to name a few). Additionally the game will feature a toys-to-life element.

But perhaps the most exciting to fans will be the inclusion of the BBC classic television series Doctor Who.  Continue reading Play as Doctor Who in LEGO Dimensions

Announcing eSports and the new Gamer Launch blog!

Welcome to the Gamer Launch company blog!

Lots of exciting things are happening in and around Gamer Launch, and we’re here to keep you in the loop.

One such exciting thing is the launch of our very own eSports functionality!  Continue reading Announcing eSports and the new Gamer Launch blog!