Adam "Kharakov" Kharatian
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Adam "kharakov" Kharat is part nerd, part geek, and full awesome. With deadly writing skills and the sleeping habits of a jackrabbit, late night gaming sessions are all but mandatory.
Posts by Adam "Kharakov" Kharatian
Hey there fellow Smiters. Patch 0.1.149 has hit today, and with it brings a huge array of changes including the wolf god Fenrir – The Unbound.
This patch is HUGE and covers a wide array of issues and additions to Smite. Everything from the general menu changes to item fixes and jungle More >
So as many of us know, Riot has just implemented massive changes to its champion skin pricing. Prices dropped on all but 17 skins. For those of us who treat skins as collector’s items, this is a massive help. Since most skins were priced around 975, (roughly $8), it ran our wallets pretty dry. More >
There is nothing more I enjoy than ending my day with a nice cup of Earl Grey hot, some pastries, and a good laugh before hitting the sack. As for the tea and crumpets, my options are limited, but YouTube’s stockpile of videos always has something entertaining ready for me. Machinima’s Random More >
Nonstop blood-pumping, nail-biting, and heart-stopping action. With $1,000,000 on the line, I expected nothing less. Day 3 of the Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 Championship set the top three teams to battle it out for not just a huge cash prize, or huge trophy, or rings, but the official title of best More >
So what’s better than an anime crossover? An anime crossover with Goku! One Piece 590 came out just a couple days ago in Japan, with subs rolling out just yesterday. For anybody who has seen all three anime would clearly know that Goku would dominate this face off. Without giving away too many More >
“This is a team of passionate gamers with a proven track record, and we’re looking forward to now leveraging their expertise and technology to support a variety of online efforts,”
- Itzik Ben-Bassat, Blizzard’s EVP of publishing.
Blizzard has just announced its complete acquisition of the IGN Pro More >
Delays, delays, delays, and wham! AMD has resurfaced with ferocious intentions and a GPU that has blown away GDC 2013. Two major announcements were made by AMD. One is the unveiling of the 7990 and the announcement of their cloud platform gaming enthusiast series cards named “Sky”.
First, the More >
During Bungie’s GDC panel Brave New World: New Bungie IP, a video teaser showing off character development renders highlighting Destiny‘s races was played for attendees.
Three player classes were shown:
The Titan, presumably the *tank* class of the game. Sporting thick heavily armored gear and More >
EA just released a 17-minute gameplay demonstration of Battlefield 4′s amazing singleplayer campaign which include some scenes in a chopper, fighting Russians (again), and some of the smoothest gameplay ever recorded for an FPS. Even if you’ve watched the leaked version earlier in low resolution, More >
CCP Games has announced at PAX that the nineteenth expansion for EVE Online will be released on June 4th. Named “Odyssey”, the expansion will bring a refreshed user interface, an overhauled scanning mechanic, and new rewards for finding and interacting with sites hidden in space.
The expansion More >
Say hi to Yaoi, or Shojo, whatever you want to call it. It is amazing just how popular this 30-second commercial clip has become overnight. With Tumblr, Twitter, Facebook, and many other social media fan sites sharing this almost instantaneously. YouTube uploads reached half a million views. More >
CeBIT 2013 in Hanover, Germany, brings with it the highly anticipated Intel Extreme Masters Championship from March 5th to the 9th. Streaming live at us.esl.tv, you can now watch both the SC2 and League of Legends channels. With prize pools of $100k for League of Legends and $60k for Starcraft More >
Love Starcraft 2? Enjoy partying with fellow fanatics Hive Mind style? Well on March 11th Blizzard will be holding its global launch party in 9 locations across US, France, Australia, South Korea, Singapore, Taiwan, Russia, Brazil, and Mexico. The main party is being held close to home More >
The IGN ProLeague 6 event scheduled for March 28th through 31st at The Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas will be canceled. Why? Well IGN and IPL have refused to comment on the situation thus far.
The event was to feature headlining competitions in Starcraft 2 and upcoming expansion Heart of the Swarm, More >
Genius isn’t exactly a household name in the gaming peripherals department. Nonetheless, they have created a reputation for themselves quickly and with brutal force. The Gila, Genius’ new premiere gaming mouse lives up to its monstrous reptilian counterpart. This is one of the best mice I’ve used More >
As mobile gaming platforms quickly progress to the levels of high-end desktops, we’ve seen a huge rise in variety as well as quality in notebook gaming machines this past year. One fresh entry is Cyberpower PC’s Fangbook X7 series. We haven’t gotten to test this bad boy yet, but from what we’ve More >
The world of professional grade PC gaming peripherals is dominated by a very select trio which includes; Razer, Steelseries, and Madcatz. Even as somebody with massive knowledge in this field, the name Sharkoon didn’t really ring any bells. At first glance, the packaging along with design looked More >
How does spending a week in Vegas, surrounded by fellow nerds, the latest in electronics, and free swag sound? Well, our boys at Nerdreactor.com took a trip yet again this year to the most highly acclaimed technology convention on the planet, and have some winnings as well as future review items More >
Over the past 8 months or so, videos have been popping up on YouTube with multiple tracks extracted from demos of MGR:R, and I am super excited about this title. The game was originally announced back in 2009 under the title of Metal Gear Solid: Rising and was intended to act as More >
Just a few weeks before CES 2013, I had the misfortune of watching a dear companion pass away, living an arduous life filled with difficult operations and dedication, it persevered with willpower like no other. My 950 Extreme Power Supply burned out. Since I purchased the PSU in early 2009 and More >
CES 2013 bought with it a plethora of manufacturers claiming to have the best of the best. While few can deliver on such presumptions, MSI has promised, delivered, and with righteous fury released a line of notebooks with parameters rivaling that of full size gaming towers. Flawless performance, More >
While CES 2013 has been largely dominated by mobile manufacturers and developers of yet more iPhone cases, one company has never failed to impress us year after year. Steelseries has been true to their creed of creating gaming peripherals for gamers, by gamers. With a constant focus on More >
Instagram has been a staple for many a young phoneographer since its release in October of 2010. With a variety of interesting filters, borders, and blur options, it became the go-to app for anyone who believes others would be fascinated by images of their breakfast, in sepia. Now with the recent More >
One of the most anticipated free MMOs of the year, Age of Wushu, finally makes its way to American beta testers this Thursday, December 20, 2012! This beautiful martial arts-inspired MMO is currently the #1 most-played free MMO in China. Its long awaited Western debut has sprung some interesting More >
Yarrr mayte, this be no lie, Farcry 3 has already been posted online before it will hit shelves in the US. Reaching top seeding and leeching within a few hours, the much anticipated Ubisoft title had the US release date of December 4th, while the Australian version has already been released. Some More >