Author: Erik

The day has finally arrived, Guardians. The day when the blue menace shall finally be put to rest. Blue engrams, the scourge of inventories and postmasters throughout the solar system, will soon be a thing of the past. Although, not entirely. In today's TWAB, Bungie confirmed that Destiny 2 will still have blue engrams (also known as "rare" engrams, although there's nothing rare about them) for the beginning of the power grind, but once players have reached the soft power cap, blue engrams will stop dropping. Related: Destiny 2 Is Finally Lowering The Barrier To Entry "It’s happening," wrote Bungie.…

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Last week, the Pokemon TCG Scarlet & Violet base set product line was finally revealed, and as expected, the entire brand will see a significant price hike. Citing global inflation and supply chain issues, The Pokemon Company has elected to increase the MSRP of everything from individual packs to Elite Trainer Boxes. While it doesn’t come as a surprise, it undoubtedly has some players reevaluating how invested they should be in the TCG going forward. In what might be one of the smartest PR moves of all time, Ravensburger decided to unveil all of the products for its upcoming trading…

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The Banshees of Inisherin, writer-director Martin McDonagh's bruising dramedy, is one of the funniest movies of the past year. It's also one of the saddest, and the ways in which it's sad wouldn't have registered for me if I had seen it even five years earlier. That's because Banshees of Inisherin is about two things that don't really make sense before you're out on your own: how hard it is to make friends as an adult and how hard it is to make a mark on the world before you die. RELATED: All The Movies To Look Out For In…

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The Last of Us has what many regard as one of the best intro sequences in games, as Joel and his daughter Sarah rush to safety in an attempt to survive Outbreak Day. Rather than the main protagonist Joel, the sequence has you play as Sarah, who wakes up in an empty house with no idea as to her father's whereabouts. It's one of the more memorable parts of The Last of Us, but it turns out the intro was a whole lot different up until the final moments of planning. Naughty Dog recently uploaded the first episode in a…

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Over the past week, you may have heard that Wizards of the Coast and Hasbro stirred up a bit of controversy regarding D&D's OGL (Open Game License). Plans to implement unpopular changes that would clamp down on unofficial RPGs were quickly walked back in an attempt to mitigate some of the backlash, but now Wizards of the Coast has issued a formal apology and explained how updating the OGL will work in the future. The apology comes from Dungeons & Dragons exectuive producer Kyle Brink via a blog post on the official D&D Beyond website. In the post, Brink talks…

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Quick Links How To Unlock Sayoko's Social Link How To Rank Up Sayoko’s Social Link Maybe the character with the most duality in her personality, Sayoko Uehara is a nurse you’ll meet during your playthrough of Persona 4 Golden. She works at the hospital in Inaba and you’re introduced to her through your janitorial work there. What begins as casual flirting turns into Yu helping Sayoko find her real dreams and goals for her life. RELATED: How Long Does It Take To Beat Persona 4 Golden? Yu can help her with the overwhelming loneliness she feels in a job where…

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Quick Links Mounts Minions Final Fantasy 14 has a large selection of Mounts and Minions to gather, offering something for everyone, ranging from an adorable Shiba Inu to a Wind-up Y'shtola Minion and everything in between. And, with the latest 6.3 Patch, we have received several more that broaden your options. RELATED: Final Fantasy 14: Complete Guide To PvP Series 3 However, due to them being added alongside Patch 6.3, you will have to participate in specific activities to obtain most of them or cough up tons of Gil to purchase them from the Market Board. Nonetheless, if you are…

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Almost exactly one year ago today, I was feeling fed up with the Destiny grind. Getting Grandmaster ready was a monotonous, soul-crushing process of grinding repetitive bounties to reach an arbitrary power level that proved you were ready for the game’s hardest content, and I was over it. At the time, I wrote I had close to 1,500 hours in Destiny 2 and had never completed a Grandmaster Nightfall, despite my best efforts. Now I've played 1,750 hours, and it’s the same story. I love playing Destiny, but I have better things to do than spend every night running through…

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Riot Games apparently has been “actively looking at the emote system” in League of Legends, working on a major overhaul of this important feature. The plan for the moment is apparently to expand and improve the system, something which is widely seen as critical to the overall gameplay experience. The news comes from Design Lead on League of Legends Jordan Checkman. The developer recently took to the social media platform Reddit, answering all sorts of questions and addressing a variety of different comments from the community. According to Checkman, the communication system in the game is currently “in discovery,” meaning…

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For the average not-so-skilled online shooter player, the bare minimum objective is to get a positive kill-death ratio. We can pride ourselves in these small victories, and sometimes even reach upwards to get the most kills in a game. However, even these paltry achievements can only be attained if you manage to stay alive long enough. Modern Warfare 2 has already been getting flak for its respawn system, but one player's recent experience truly showcases how urgently the devs need to address it. As demonstrated by ZestyRanch1219's post on the Modern Warfare 2 Subreddit, the current respawn system is broken…

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