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Dragon Age: Dreadwolf is Time for One Darkspawn Question to be Answered

Dragon Age: Dreadwolf will have a lot going on but should answer one Darkspawn question left over from the expansion to Origins, Awakening.

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How Baldur's Gate 3's Way of the Open Hand Makes the Monk Feel Unstoppable

Baldur's Gate 3 offers many great melee builds for its cast, and Way of the Open Hand is among the best due to its brutal abilities.

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Why Cyberpunk 2077's Corpo Path is its Most Satisfying

Cyberpunk 2077 features several lifepaths for players to choose from, but the Corpo origin story is consistently the most satisfying.

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Immortals of Aveum: What is a Triarch Magnus, Explained

Immortals of Aveum's Jak is a rare Triarch Magnus, allowing the character to access a deep well of magic as he is thrust into the title's Everwar.

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Pokemon Gen 10 Should Learn a Valuable Lesson From Scarlet and Violet, Diablo 4

Pokemon Scarlet and Violet and Diablo 4 are oddly in the same boat with one feature, and with Gen 10 looming on the horizon it needs to make amends.

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Flying Dragon Agheel is a Perfect Introduction to Elden Ring’s Many Dragon-type Bosses

Flying Dragon Agheel is likely the first dragon that players will encounter in Elden Ring, and it acts as a stellar introduction to the boss type.

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Baldur’s Gate 3 Continues One Annoying PC Gaming Trend

Baldur's Gate 3 may be a fantastic fantasy RPG, but Larian Studios also decided to follow an annoying PC gaming trend that could have been avoided.

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World of Warcraft’s Trial of Style Is More Than Just a Competition

The Trial of Style in World of Warcraft is a way for players to test their best transmogs, but the benefits go way beyond showing off.

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Cosmetics Should Not Be The Only MW2 Content That Carries Over To Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

Letting MW2 players carry over unlockables to Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 would be a smart move for the much-anticipated sequel.

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Console Exclusivity Will Have to Face the Reaper Sooner or Later

Console exclusivity used to be a core part of the gaming industry, but recent years have suggested that maybe it's time the industry opens up more.

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Venom Has a Few Obvious Paths for Marvel's Spider-Man 2

Marvel's Spider-Man 2's decision to introduce Venom implies directions for its story, but not every obvious one can coexist in the final game.

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One Comic Book Storyline Would Give Yuri Lowenthal an Interesting Challenge in Marvel’s Spider-Man 3

Yuri Lowenthal gets to play a much different Peter in Marvel's Spider-Man 2, but one comic book run could let him play an entirely different one.

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One God of War Ragnarok Character Needs More Time to Shine in The Next Game

Several fringe characters in the God of War franchise have made solid impressions on players, and one character in Ragnarok deserves more screen time.

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Dual-Wielding Crossbows is One of Baldur's Gate 3's Most Welcome Surprises

Baldur's Gate 3 features many fantastic weapons that suit the needs of every build, but hand crossbows are its most pleasant surprises.

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Diablo 4 Shot Itself in the Foot by Changing One Key Launch Feature

Diablo 4's launch hype rapidly started decaying with the release of Season of the Malignant, and one key feature being changed was a big contributor.

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What Boss Fights In an Egyptian God of War Game Could Look Like

God of War Ragnarok had some of the biggest, most spectacular boss fights in the series, but a sequel set in Egypt could top these battles.

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The Elder Scrolls: Summerset Isles' Most Important Locations Explained

The Summerset Isles, homeland of the High Elves, has places key to The Elder Scrolls series that were fully realized in one of ESO's expansions.

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Overwatch 2's Season 6 Balance Changes Are a Step in The Right Direction

Season 6 of Overwatch 2 has introduced a wide range of much-needed balance changes, showing a serious positive step for Blizzard's OW2 approach.

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Star Trek: Discovery - What Happened To Prime Gabriel Lorca?

In the heart of Star Trek's multiverse lies a perplexing riddle: where is the real Gabriel Lorca?

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A Resident Evil 5 Remake Could Change a Moment Fans Have Made Fun of For Years

With Resident Evil remakes becoming more popular, a remake for RE5 would do well to remedy a sequence that fans often poke fun at.