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Ashton Herrmann
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Ashton is a professional writer operating out of Salt Lake City with a particular obsession with gaming. He has contributed to outlets such as PC Gamer, TheGamerHUD, and the MEKAcast, where he was one of the co-hosts and founders. When he isn't writing about games, he's probably playing them. Overwatch and Destiny 2 are his competitive games of choice, but his true loves are narrative-driven single-player games and epic-length RPGs.

Back buttons are the best

In December 2019, Sony announced an official attachment for the DualShock 4 that adds two programmable buttons to the back of your controller. The attachment’s set to release January 23, and it’ll set you back $30.  It’s also the most…

Apex Legends Season 3 Drop Guide

Season 3 of Respawn’s battle royale shooter is in full swing, and it brought with it the game’s second map. World’s Edge is a whole different ball game from King’s Canyon with a “fire and ice” aesthetic. It does away…

How to Make a Clan in Destiny 2

We’ll take you through each of the following points in-depth, but if you’re ready to make a Destiny 2 clan right now, simply follow the steps below. How to Make a Clan in Destiny 2 Head over to Bungie’s Clan…

How to Become a Pro Gamer: Getting into Esports

There are more paths than ever to turn your passion for gaming into a professional career, and we at Clutch are fans of literally all of them. You could start a YouTube channel for critical game breakdowns, monetize your Twitch…

How to Start a YouTube Gaming Channel

If you’re a long-form content creator who’s been considering starting a gaming channel, YouTube is still the best place to do it. Our guide will help you get started on the platform and point you in the right direction for making…

How to Start an Esports Team

If you’re the type of person who craves competition—who’s motivated and driven by proving yourself in a virtual arena, who wants to be the very best in your game—then there’s a good chance you’re already interested in a career in…

Twitch vs YouTube: What’s Best for Streaming?

In November 2019, popular Twitch streamer Jack “CouRage” Dunlop announced that he–like Ninja and Shroud, and King Goliathon before him–was leaving leaving the Amazon-owned streaming behemoth for another platform. Unlike his fellow Twitch expats, however, Dunlop explained that he was…

How to Join a Clan in Destiny 2

Fortunately, Destiny’s community is about as warm and welcoming as a gaming community gets In our last Destiny 2 post, we went over the basics of clans in the game as well as the process for making a clan. But…

Three Easy Ways to Get Clips off your PS4

Yesterday, Sony announced that as of October 7th, Facebook integration would be disabled for the PS4. At a glance, you might not think much about the news. Facebook’s value to the gaming community is dubious at best, but Clutch users…

What Are Bots in Fortnite Battle Royale?

This week, Epic announced some of the changes that were headed for Fortnite Battle Royale as part of the upcoming 10.40 patch and season 11. In addition to the promise of improved matchmaking and fairer matches overall, Epic’s also officially…