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Andrea Gonzalez-Features Writer

Andrea Gonzalez

Features Writer

About Andrea Gonzalez

Andrea is a freelance writer who graduated from Portland State University with a Bachelor of Arts in English. She has been playing games her entire life, having grown up on platformers and RPGs. When not playing games, she watches anime and writes short stories.

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Why You Should Romance Lae'zel in Baldur's Gate 3

Lae'zel in Baldur's Gate 3 has one of the toughest personalities in the cast but is perfect for anyone into dominant individuals.

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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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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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How Baldur's Gate 3 Changed Wyll's Story From Early Access

Wyll hasn't made as much of an impact as other Baldur's Gate 3 companions, so many changes were made to hopefully rectify that.

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Armored Core 6's Coral Shows the Importance of Names

Armored Core 6's Coal is an odd name for the fiery substance but might be important for several themes the game will likely explore.

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Why Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom's Shield Surfing is One of Its Best Features

Shield surfing is a blast in Breath of the Wild, but its upgrades in Tears of the Kingdom make it one of the game's best features.

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How Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty Cybernetics Compare to Other Cyberpunk Games

With Cyberpunk 2077 Phantom Liberty overhauling cyberware, its new system arguably brings it more in line with other cyberpunk games.

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Why Mass Effect 4 Should Lean Into Cosmic Horror

The Mass Effect trilogy has toyed with some elements of cosmic horror, and its successor should make it one of its primary focuses.

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The Pros and Cons of Armored Core 6 Dropping the Debt System

The debt system in early Armored Core games is an iconic part of them but is a brutal mechanic whose removal comes with pros and cons.

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One Cyberpunk 2077 Side Job Makes the Prologue Come Full Circle

Cyberpunk 2077 has a wide breadth of side activities to partake in, and one makes a surprising callback to the game's prologue.

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Final Fantasy 16's Sleipnir Harbard Has Major Implications for Other Eikons

Sleipnir mostly doesn't stick out amongst Final Fantasy 16's cast, but one detail about him puts into question an Eikon's capabilities.

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The Best Farming Sims That Aren't Stardew Valley

Stardew Valley is a seminal example of a farming sim genre, but it can be great to try other standouts for what they have to offer.

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One Skyrim Dialogue Option Sets The Bar High For The Elder Scrolls 6

Skyrim has many great lines from all walks of life, but one said by the protagonist sets a high bar for a questline in The Elder Scrolls 6.

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The Next Animal Crossing Game Could Try Going the Opposite Direction of New Horizons

The next Animal Crossing has many directions to take, but one of the best might be to go opposite where New Horizons took the series.

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Persona 6's Story Needs to Remember a Crucial Lesson From Persona 5 Royal's Final Boss

Although nothing is known about Persona 6 so far, there is one thing it should absolutely take from the previous game's final boss.

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The Best Baldur's Gate 3 Classes to Play if You Like Diablo 4's Barbarian

Barbarians in Diablo 4 are great for rushing into battle, and fans interested in Baldur's Gate 3 have options for a similar experience.

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Red Dead Redemption 3 Should Learn From RDR 2's Treatment of One Character

Red Dead Redemption 2 does a great job with its cast of outlaws, but a sequel could learn from how one of its characters was treated.

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How One Key Bloodborne Item Embraces Lovecraftian Horror Above All Else

Bloodborne does a masterful job of creating an oppressive atmosphere stepped in Lovecraftian horror, and one item exemplifies its use.

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Why You Should Play a Barbarian in Baldur’s Gate 3

Barbarians in Baldur's Gate 3 are perfect for the kind of players who wish to survive attacks as devastating as the ones they dish out.

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Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty DLC Needs Its Own Adam Smasher

Cyberpunk 2077's Phantom Liberty DLC should have a foe for V who embodies the threat Adam Smasher should have been in the game.

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