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Lesion’s mine trap looked a lot different in early Rainbow Six Siege concept art

The Lesion we know and love in Rainbow Six Siege uses Gu Mines to deter attackers – these are those lovely invisible devices that fire poison syringes that cause damage over time, screw with your vision, and prevent you from sprinting until you’ve pulled them out. But Lesion’s gadget began as a different and much more painful-looking trap. read more

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PSA: You might want to check the privacy settings on your EA account

Some Origin users are reporting that their security settings have changed to allow their EA profiles – along with the name they have associated with it – to be seen by anyone. Players who have accounts dating back to 2011 and earlier are saying their privacy settings have changed to allow their accounts to be publicly visible along with their real name. read more

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Apex Legends scores – our roundup of the critics

Apex Legends launched last week, to pretty much everyone’s surprise. That means nobody had a chance to give it a formal critique immediately upon release, but following days have brought no shortage of opinions. Most of them say it’s good. But what if we could translate something’s goodness into a numerical score which we could then endlessly debate? Luckily, the magical world of game criticism allows us to do exactly that. read more

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Gritty debuts in Overwatch League to cheer on Philadelphia Fusion

It was only a matter of time – Gritty has made his Overwatch League debut. Yes, the Philadelphia Flyers mascot, bizarre nightmare monster, and hero to the people is now conquering the esports arena, and he made his appearance in yesterday’s season debut. Naturally, he was there to support his local team, the Philadelphia Fusion. read more