Valve’s New VR Headset
Mar01

Valve’s New VR Headset

Recently, Valve has released information about their SteamVR Headset. It’s called the Vive, it’s being made by HTC, and it will be released by the end of the year. What’s interesting about this headset as opposed to other models like Oculus, this one is almost entirely done. The headset’s specs boast a set of 1200 by 1080 displays, 90 frames a second, a motion-tracking base station that can track your movements...

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Blizzard Loves Their Veteran Players
Jan19

Blizzard Loves Their Veteran Players

Recently, World of Warcraft had their 10 Year Anniversary. Usually for anniversaries people get chocolate or roses, but for this milestone Blizzard decided to send their ten-year vets a big ol’ statue of an orc riding their race mount, a wolf. While some people may think that this is Horde favoritism, I think it’s a pretty badass statue. What do you think? Is ten years worth it? – Bunny Original post with photo can...

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SOE Offers Refunds to H1Z1 Buyers
Jan18

SOE Offers Refunds to H1Z1 Buyers

H1Z1 was recently launched on Steam’s Early Access, and to the disappointment of many customers, micro-transactions happened. SOE has allowed for an airdrop to be bought and called in, and people are ever so slightly concerned. In response to the uproar, they have decided to offer a full refund to anybody who has been put off by this airdrop. They may not stop doing it (they might actually just change a lot about it), but at...

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Minecraft Has One Million Players!
Jan10

Minecraft Has One Million Players!

If you haven’t heard of Minecraft, you must have been living under a rock for the past few years. The game has grown in popularity since its release in 2009, thanks especially to the few Youtubers who have filmed Let’s Plays for the game. It’s grown so much so that it has recently hit one million concurrent users, which is more than Dota 2! It’s also worth noting that the mobile version of Minecraft has sold...

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Nintendo Stops Selling in Brazil
Jan10

Nintendo Stops Selling in Brazil

Nintendo has made the decision to pull their products from Brazil. They will sell to other South American countries, but Brazil’s high tariffs on electronics are severely taxing the major label (I made a pun!). Nintendo had previously decided not to have a production plant in Brazil, so their products, as well as Sony’s, are priced incredibly high, with dollar amounts at almost $1,500 ($4,000 Brazilian Real) for a PS4 and...

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Nintendo Sponsoring a Smash Tournament
Jan10

Nintendo Sponsoring a Smash Tournament

Everybody loves Super Smash Bros. It’s just a fact. Even better than the game itself would be the fantastic sense of competition it brings to the table. If you have a bone to pick with somebody, Smash is definitely a healthy platform to duke it out with. With the news that Nintendo has released, it’s time to get excited, because they are officially sponsoring a Smash tournament! Nintendo has joined up with Apex 2015, a...

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WoW Garrison Followers for Purchase
Jan09

WoW Garrison Followers for Purchase

In the next patch for World of Warcraft’s Warlords of Draenor, a ton of new things will be added. The most important addition, however, will be an NPC that will sell you followers that you may have missed while playing through the expansion. On Battle.net, they said this: We have some really cool changes coming to Garrisons in the future and a lot of them are based on what you’ve shared with us in recent weeks. Also,...

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Xander D. Cosplay Interview
Jan09

Xander D. Cosplay Interview

Here at Glitchslap we love cosplay, especially local cosplayers! We got the chance to interview local cosplayer Xander D and got to talk about where he started, his advice on how to cosplay, and who he’s out to get! Q: What got you started in cosplay? A: Originally “Heroes of Cosplay” introduced me to it. Before that, I had no idea what it was. Once I did my first cosplay, Albert Wesker, and was able to transform...

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