Overwatch is a 2016 first-person shooter multiplayer video game for PC, developed and published by Blizzard Entertainment. In the game, players take control of one of several characters, called „heroes” and complete various missions in teamwork-based gameplay. Overwatch Legendary Editionprovides the players with additional content, such as new skins for their characters.What is in the Legendary Edition? Legendary Edition is an updated version of standard Overwatch game which comes with several new skins for players to choose from. These include Epic skins (Carbon Fiber Genji, Pale Moira, Paragon Reinhardt, Winter Widowmaker, Shrike Ana), Origins skins (Security Chief Pharah, Strike Commander Morrison Soldier: 76, Slipstream Tracer, Blackwatch Reyes Reaper, Overgrown Bastion) Legendary skins (Okami Hanzo, Valkyrie Mercy, Police Officer D.Va, Mystery Man McCree, Fool Junkrat) Gameplay and charactersThe main selling point of Overwatch lies in its gameplay. The game is a teamwork-based FPS, where players are divided into groups of six and compete in several game modes. Players get to choose their characters from the roster of over 30 available heroes, each with their unique ability which grants some kind of advantage to the player during the match. Heroes are divided into three categories: Damage – characters known for their high mobility rate and ability to do great damage to the enemy. They are, however, highly susceptible to damage from their opponents. These type includes characters who deploy field support units such as turrets and traps, to provide additional firepower and help to protect specific areas as well as create choke points. Damage characters include Tracer, McCree, Soldier 75, Reaper, Hanzo, Genji, Mei and Widowmaker. Tank – these type of characters can take significantly more damage than any other class in the game. They are perfect at drawing enemy fire while their teammates proceed with the mission objective. Tank characters can provide protection to themselves and their team with the energy shields. Some of Tank characters are D.Va, Reinhardt, Roadhog and Winston. Support – these characters have the ability to enhance the stats of other team members as well as weaken the enemy team. What they lack in firepower and HP, theymake up for with assistance provided to their teammates in form of buffs and debuffs, such as healing. Support characters include Mercy, Lucio, Zenyatta and Ana. Each of the heroes possesses a main and at least two additional abilities, some of which require a cooldown. Aside from that, during the match, players develop their characters’ special abilities. These include lasting effects such as increased speed or strength, or single powerful attack. The enemy players are alerted about the character using their special ability by a loud exclamation they make. That may give opponents time to respond accordingly to an incoming strike. There are several types of missions in Overwatch which work as game modes that include: Assault, where the attacking team is assigned to take over two enemy points in sequence. Escort, which assigns one of the teams to protect the payload and escort it to a specific delivery point before time runs out. Payload vehicle proceeds along the track while attacking players are near it, but stops when defenders approach it. When neither side is close to the vehicle it moves backward. Hybrid, which combines assault and escort mode, with payload acting as the point to be taken from the enemy team and escorted safely to the drop point. Control, where teams compete to capture common point and hold it down until the control meter reaches 100%. In-game experience points are awarded based on several factors such as win/loss ratio or effective use of the character. This awards them with gold, silver or bronze medals. Reaching experience levels provides players with loot boxes, which contain randomized items such as victory poses, costumes, voice lines, as well as in-game currency. These items come in three types of rarity: Common, Epic and Legendary. Lootboxes can also be purchased with microtransactions. Popularity and players receptions Overwatch gained critical acclaim from players and critics alike and became a commercial success for Blizzard. Players praised gameplay mechanics, engaging modes, as well as well written and interesting character backstories. Overwatch popularity led to the creation of an entire franchise which expands way beyond the gaming world, with dedicated short films, comics and other media. The game’s success also led to the foundation of eSports Overwatch League, one of the fastest developing esports gaming leagues in the industry.
From New York Times, USA Today, and number one Kindle Best-selling author Gemma Halliday comes a Jamie Bond Mysteries short story... Maya Alexander is the organized-and-in-charge office manager of the Bond Agency, Los Angeles's premier PI firm, specializing in catching cheating husbands. But when Maya is thrust into the field to catch her first mark in the act, she realizes this case is personal. Her mark just happens to be her ex-fiancé... and things did not end well between them. Can Maya prove that he's repeating his past mistakes with his current wife? Or is something more sinister happening in this Beverly Hills couple's life? Maya's past may have come back to haunt her, but she's determined to prove that no one can fool a Bond Girl. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Julia Motyka. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/021678/bk_adbl_021678_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the deadly world of modern warfare, the art of combat is taken to its awesome limits. Only one fighting unit has the skill and ruthlessness to handle all this killing power, making every corner of the globe its field of fire; using with chilling efficiency every method of infiltration, demolition, deception and destruction this side of Hell. They're Navy. Those who know about them speak in awed whispers of the men they call the SEALs. Hobo Woods, Vietnam. Under a devastating attack from a vicious and seemingly countless enemy, Fire-Support Base Crockett is doomed in spite of the heroism of the GIs. Bravery is not enough. Neither is air power. There's only one way to stop the bloodiest assault since Heartbreak Ridge, and that's something nobody's ever had the imagination, the guts or the damned fool craziness to try before.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Mark Holcomb, Amy Church. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/087738/bk_acx0_087738_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Hands down, my favorite thing in the world is to score. Touchdowns. Don't let the fact that I'm the leading pick in the Most Valuable Playboy charity auction fool you. These days, I'm only a player on the field. I've kept my pants zipped all season long - and it is long - because nothing's more important than leading my team to victory every week. Except maybe escaping from the team owner's recently widowed and handsy-as-hell sister, who's dead set on winning more than a date with me. Enter Violet and a well-placed Hail Mary. She's my best friend's sister with a smile as sweet as cherry pie, and a mind that runs quicker than the 40-yard-dash. After Violet saves the day with the highest bid, I don't even give her a two-minute warning before I kiss her in front of the whole crowd, and then announce that she's my girlfriend. Which would be fine, except my agent tells me we've got to keep up the act while he's negotiating my contract. Violet takes one for the team and pretends to be mine, but our boyfriend-girlfriend scrimmage quickly turns into a full contact sport, and I want it to go into overtime. The problem is - I've been riding the bench for years. How can a guy like me, who finally has a chance to prove his worth on the field, convince the girl she's most valuable to his heart? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Zachary Webber. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/094697/bk_acx0_094697_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Wealth, fame, and a real-life romance she never expected - 17-year-old Vaughn Bennett lands it all when she agrees to become a pop star's fake girlfriend in this smart, utterly addictive novel from number-one New York Times best-selling author Erin Watt. Under ordinary circumstances, Oakley Ford and Vaughn Bennett would never even cross paths. There's nothing ordinary about Oakley. This bad-boy pop star's got Grammy Awards, millions of fangirls, and a reputation as a restless, too-charming troublemaker. But with his home life disintegrating, his music well suddenly running dry, and the tabloids having a field day over his outrageous exploits, Oakley needs to show the world he's settling down - and who better to help him than Vaughn, a part-time waitress trying to help her family get by? The very definition of ordinary. Posing as his girlfriend, Vaughn will overhaul Oakley's image from troublemaker to serious artist. In return for enough money to put her brothers through college, she can endure outlandish Hollywood parties and carefully orchestrated Twitter exchanges. She'll fool the paparazzi and the groupies. She might even start fooling herself a little. Because when ordinary rules no longer apply, there's no telling what your heart will do.... 1. Language: English. Narrator: Caitlin Kelly, Teddy Hamilton. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/harp/005993/bk_harp_005993_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Are you ready for some magic? There are solo magicians today who are making over $20,000 per performance, while those in the big leagues routinely bring in over $20 million a year. How did they get there and what are the keys to their success? What skills and techniques do they possess and deploy that can be easily adapted for your own personal use? In this audiobook, you will learn of the key attitudes and practices that propel their success, as well as the path they have paved for other magicians and performers hoping to gain an entry into this competitive yet lucrative industry. We look at the magic industry through the lens of two of its most celebrated performers, Penn and Teller, who are not just magicians and entertainers, but also smart entrepreneurs running a global entertainment business. In parallel, we look at how the field of modern magic has evolved since its inception, what the outlook is for its future in our global, interconnected, always-on economy. We consider the successful careers of legendary magicians like Jean Eugène Robert-Houdin, Harry Houdini, Dai Vernon, Doug Henning, and others, and how they have shaped the growing magic industry and made it a force to be reckoned with. Through shows like Penn and Teller Fool Us, America's Got Talent, Britain's Got Talent, and The World's Best, and through social media outlets like Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and YouTube, contemporary magicians have an unprecedented opportunity to make themselves known to a global audience. The success secrets followed by the likes of Penn and Teller, David Copperfield, David Blaine, Criss Angel, and newer stars like Shin Lim, Dynamo, and Ryan Hayashi, both as professional magicians and business owners, can be applied by entrepreneurs, business people and self-starters everywhere who want to make a mark in their careers. Through constant efforts at design, experimentation, prototyping, and field testing with peers 1. Language: English. Narrator: Joel Daffurn. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/144033/bk_acx0_144033_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
My dating life has starred cupcake men - sweet but more icing than cake and nothing that could keep my mouth busy for a more than a few minutes. Finn Callahan? He's cake. A five-layer, lusciously frosted gateau. - Valentina Fuentes I've never met a woman I couldn't love - for one night. I'm the bad boy, the player, the sexy heartbreaker you meet in a bar and take home. And after my last hellish tour of duty as a SEAL, sun, sand, and sex are my new mission in life. Happily ever after? Pass. I'll give you the best 12 hours of your life, and then I'm gone because why settle down when playing the field is so fun? All that changes when I meet Valentina Fuentes. Actually, I rescue her from a ditch, which should score me major hero points. She's even willing to admit I'm hot - and she'll fool around with me. But convincing her that I'm anything but a sun-and-good-times boy toy? That's mission impossible. She argues I'm the loaner car girlfriends pass around...and, sure, she's willing to take me for a ride. A short ride. And for the first time in my life, I'd like more than a 12-hour relationship. When did one woman make my smooth-talking bad boy self start dreaming of forever? 1. Language: English. Narrator: Brian Rodgers, Serena St. Clair. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/adbl/028762/bk_adbl_028762_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Move over Percy Jackson. The Yogi's Curse has arrived... Zoe and Zak are back in India. Again. And this time they're attending Moonstock Himalayan Boarding School, which might seem fun except for the fact that the school itself is a little strange. Students ride elephants instead of school buses, snarling monkeys work as security guards, and angry parrots monitor the halls. And even when they manage to get used to the wildlife, the food is absolutely terrible. But living with a bunch of other kids their age can be a lot of fun too, or at least it seems that way until Zoe's roommate goes missing. Following the directions written on a steamy bathroom mirror, Zoe and Zak fly through the clouds on their magic carpet to learn that the two of them have been chosen yet again. This time they've been asked to lift the Yogi's Curse. It's not going to be easy. Zoe and Zak don't even know what the Yogi's Curse is let alone how to lift it, but like it or not, they soon discover that a whole lot of people are depending on them. Now, if they're going to save the day, Zoe and Zak are going to have to fool the monkey guards, avoid the nasty parrots, and maybe even develop a supernatural ability or two. Because lurking beneath Moonstock is a powerful new enemy. And if Zoe and Zak can't stop him, nobody can. If you liked Ghost Leopard, you'll love The Yogi's Curse. Join Zoe and Zak on their new adventure today! 1. Language: English. Narrator: Sonja Field. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/012896/bk_acx0_012896_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Narcissism is an overwhelming and confusing topic. But when you reveal its mask, you see that it is basically a lie, told to those who are vulnerable. Narcissistic abuse, by nature, is designed to keep you trapped in shame-based vertigo. It doesn’t just go away because you know it exists. Narcissism creates a set of beliefs, behaviors, and paradigms in its target which must be changed from the inside.How to Kill a Narcissist is a book with two aims:To reveal the rotten core of the narcissistic personality so you can see it clearlyTo present you with an inside-out strategy for healing, recovery and freedom Whether you are dealing with narcissistic parents, husband, wife, friends, bosses, or colleagues, the same philosophy will apply. After listening to How to Kill a Narcissist, you will:Become aware of the damage narcissistic abuse has done to your psyche and how to heal itSee how the narcissist uses shame as a weapon to fool you into feeling inferiorUnderstand the playing field which narcissists thrive on and how to stop playing their gameLearn how the narcissist uses mind control to break down and rebuild your identity for the purpose of subjugationGain tools for disarming a narcissist, that is, starving them of their narcissistic supplyHave taken a closer look beyond the label of narcissistic personality disorder The audiobook takes an enlightening look at the dynamic between a narcissist and their target. It takes you on a deep journey and describes:The way we unwittingly qualify as targets of narcissistsThe shame/grandiosity continuum and how the narcissist uses it to crush your self-esteemThe law of grandiosity and how it influences our relationships with the self-absorbedThe effect that narcissism has on its target, including toxic shame, a dissociated mind, and a weakened ego 1. Language: English. Narrator: Todd Eflin. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/acx0/175453/bk_acx0_175453_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.