Smite’s Ultimate God Pack Bundle is Half-Price, Birthday Event Offers Massive In-Game Bonuses

If you’ve been keeping up with my weekly wrap-up posts, you know that I’ve recently gotten into Smite on PS4 in an attempt to battle my┬ásocial anxiety. I’ve been playing around with the various freebies and rental gods over the last week or so, mostly enjoying Ra and Medusa, but man… Smite has a LOT of characters to pick from. A lot of characters that take a lot of time and a lot of in-game currency to buy.

It’s a good thing Smite is celebrating its 3rd birthday this week, then, since the Ultimate God Pack is 50% off until March 29th. Continue reading

Paladins’ Closed Console Beta Feels a Bit Too Similar to Overwatch, but Remains Interesting Nonetheless

A buddy of mine hooked me up with a founder’s pack for the new hero shooter/MOBA hybrid Paladins: Champions of the Realm, which is currently running a closed beta on PS4 and Xbox One. Made by the folks at Hi-Rez, who are responsible for the MOBA Smite, Paladins is very much a free-to-play version of Overwatch, albeit less polished.

That’s not to say it isn’t unique or worth playing. Continue reading