Evil Mojo Games and Hi-Rez Studios held a skin contest for the multiplayer hero shooter game, Paladins. There was one skin that people really liked from Crimean artist Semen Tjumencew called “Impossible Talia”. However, it was disqualified from the contest because back in May of 2018 the artist drew a completely different character from the game as an evil Nazi. Continue reading “Paladins Contest Disqualifies Artist’s “Impossible Talia” Skin Because He Previously Drew An Evil Nazi”
Smite has evolved to be one of the best looking MOBA games to date, thanks to utilizing the stable and competent Unreal Engine 3, having a downloadable high-resolution texture pack and featuring a slew of diverse, well-made character skins that include all kinds of animations like taunts. Continue reading “Editorial: A Trip Down Memory Lane With Hi-Rez’s Censorship Of Nox’s Taunt In Smite”
Hi-Rez Studios’ community manager for the MOBA game SMITE, Thomas Cheung, has been fired. The company made the announcement via a statement from Hi-Rez Studios’ president, Stew Chisam, who acknowledged the police reports and stated that Cheung was no longer with the company after he was arrested for child sex solicitation. Continue reading “Hi-Rez Studios Fires Thomas Cheung Following Arrest For Child Sex Solicitation”
Hi-Rez Studios community specialist for Smite and Twitch partner, Thomas Ho-Yan Cheung, was arrested and charged as part of a child sex sting operation conducted by the undercover Georgia Internet Crimes Against Children Task Force. Continue reading “Hi-Rez Studios Employee And Twitch Partner, Thomas Cheung, Arrested In Child Sex Sting”
After the community complained to the high heavens about the Furia censorship, and the social media feeds for Hi-Rez Studios became an embittered battleground of textual napalm and meme-filled potshots from the Twitter sniper nests, the developers realized that splitting their community like Moses split the Red Sea over the visibility of a woman’s thick, fleshy pair of thighs just wasn’t worth it… so they relented.
Hi-Rez walked back from their original stance by resurrecting the original design of Furia for Paladins. But they didn’t completely turn their back on the SJW crowd, as they are also keeping the conservative design, giving both camps what they desired. Continue reading “Hi-Rez Brings Back Furia’s Sexy Outfit For Paladins 1.1 Update”
[Update 6-5-2018:] Hi-Rez Studios has walked back their stance on censorship, allowing players to play as both a covered up and uncovered version of Furia. Both versions of Furia will be avialable in update 1.1.
[Original article:] Hi-Rez Studios recently introduced a new champion named Furia to the Paladins MOBA community. A small subset of the community complained that Furia’s thighs were exposed. Hi-Rez decided to acquiesce to the demands of the subset, opting to censor Furia heading into the public test realm. Continue reading “Paladins New Champion Furia Gets Censored By Hi-Rez; Gamers Petition For Old Skin”
Hi-Rez Studios’ Paladins has officially graduated from Early Access and is now out of beta and in its fully released form of version 1.0. The release of the game comes after two years of Early Access development, where Hi-Rez initially entered the game into the development program back in September of 2016, but has rolled out version 1.0 of the release as of May, 2018. Continue reading “Paladins Launches With 200 Free Crystals After Two Years Of Being In Early Access”
Hi-Rez is the ones behind the free-to-play MOBA team game Paladins. Despite a recent influx of angry gamers brewing over OB64 Patch Note update 5, the company is moving on to a battle royale mode that is Paladins: Battlegrounds. Continue reading “Hi-Rez Attempts To Accrue More Attention With Paladins: Battlegrounds”
A new card combat game from Hi-Rez Studios called Hand of the Gods has entered into its beta phase, and the developers decided to take the game to Early Access on Steam to get user feedback and finish off some of the core systems before launching in full. Continue reading “Hand Of The Gods: SMITE Tactics, CCG Enters Early Access On Steam”