Carli Velocci

Contributor

Overwatch

Why Do People Hate Mercy in ‘Overwatch?’

Professional players want to get rid of her because she doesn’t fit, but there’s a long history of support hate.
Carli Velocci
1.22.18
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 5

In 2017, we confronted death, shared secretes, sought comfort, fought for justice, and did our best to look absolutely incredible.
Nicole Carpenter
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Jack de Quidt
Carli Velocci
12.29.17
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 4

This year, players found secrets, sought redemption, experimented with everything... oh, and played what might be the best non-BioShock BioShock game ever.
Danielle Riendeau
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Carli Velocci
Jack de Quidt
12.28.17
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 3

The games of 2017 cast us in some odd roles: sibling, space salvager, survivor, and... mortician?
Jack de Quidt
Carli Velocci
Dante Douglas
Janine Hawkins
12.27.17
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 2

Whether you were running from terrifying, nameless foes or facing them head on, the games of 2017 were all about war, lore, and... good music.
Patrick Klepek
Carli Velocci
Janine Hawkins
Dante Douglas
Jack de Quidt
12.26.17
The Pantheon of Games

The Best Games of 2017: Day 1

This year saw players commanding troops, exploring labyrinths, flying through the air, going home, and (of course) crying.
Rob Zacny
Dante Douglas
Carli Velocci
Jack de Quidt
Janine Hawkins
12.25.17
Finding Paradise

This 'To the Moon' Sequel Rights the Series' Ship

A game doesn’t need to be completely interactive, but it does need to have a point.
Carli Velocci
12.17.17
Overwatch

Why Hanzo From 'Overwatch' Deserves His Facial Piercings

Personal touches to the game’s characters make a huge impact for a good reason.
Carli Velocci
12.16.17
prey

In 'Prey,' I Could Deal with Violent Aliens, but not the Gaslighting

In my 'Prey' universe, Morgan is definitely a woman.
Carli Velocci
12.11.17
movies

'Alita: Battle Angel' Doesn't Understand Why Anime Characters Have Big Eyes

The big, expressive eyes of anime reflect a very specific history. The new 'Alita' film doesn't seem to know that.
Carli Velocci
12.9.17
Star Wars

We Need More Games That Take Chances With Major Franchises

From Star Wars to Star Trek, we're better off when creators take risks on an established IP.
Carli Velocci
12.5.17
Wolfenstein II : The New Colossus

The Peaceful, Human Dreams Behind the Nazi-Slaying Fantasy of 'Wolfenstein'

A seemingly generic shooter protagonist harbors surprising dreams.
Carli Velocci
12.3.17
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