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Best Anby Build in Zenless Zone Zero

The best Anby build in Zenless Zone Zero starts with understanding the character first. Anby Demara is a member of the Cunning Hares, similar to Nicole, and she is their resident stun specialist.…

July 12, 2024 | 01:18 EDT

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Best Nicole Build in Zenless Zone Zero

If you’re looking for the best Nicole build in Zenless Zone Zero, you’ve come to the right place! Nicole is one of the first characters introduced in Zenless Zone Zero — In fact, you’ll be able to…

July 12, 2024 | 01:18 EDT

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How to Increase Your Inter-Knot Level in Zenless Zone Zero

At a certain point in the game, you’ll notice that you’re going to have to increase your Inter-Knot level in Zenless Zone Zero to be able to continue doing the story commissions. While most of the…

July 9, 2024 | 09:21 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero Downloads Cross 50 Million Worldwide

HoYoverse has announced that Zenless Zone Zero, the studio's latest gacha action RPG, has amassed a pretty impressive number of downloads worldwide in just a couple of days. Speaking on X (formerly…

July 8, 2024 | 09:02 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero Currency Guide

There are a variety of currencies in Zenless Zone Zero and it can be quite confusing to navigate especially if this is your first time playing a game with gacha mechanics. However, you no longer…

July 7, 2024 | 11:20 EDT

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How to Modify W-Engines in Zenless Zone Zero

W-Engines in Zenless Zone Zero act as your character’s weapons. Each type of W-Engine is unique and has effects that will only work if the character has a certain type of specialty. With that in…

July 7, 2024 | 09:12 EDT

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How to Promote Characters in Zenless Zone Zero

Characters in Zenless Zone Zero reach a certain point when you are not able to increase their levels any more. Once you reach this point, you have to promote your character, also called agent, first…

July 6, 2024 | 09:50 EDT

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Where to Find Lost Cargo Trucks in Zenless Zone Zero

There are six lost cargo trucks in Zenless Zone Zero that you need to find to gain one of Officer Mewmew’s medals. These cargo trucks are spread out and usually hidden in corners and alleyways you…

July 5, 2024 | 08:07 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero Devs Detail Epic Story, New Agents, and More Ahead of Launch

We're just a week or so away from Zenless Zone Zero's release, and ahead of the game's launch, developer HoYoverse has revealed some exciting new details about what you can expect from this latest…

June 28, 2024 | 08:17 EDT

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Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP Release Date and Zombie-Slaying Trailer Revealed

Dragami Games has revealed the Lollipop Chainsaw RePOP release date, and the remake, which Dragami promises will be faithful to the original, has also received its first major gameplay trailer. Per…

June 14, 2024 | 08:01 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero

Zenless Zone Zero is a free to play action game developed and published by miHoYo. Bucking the trend from most of the developer's recent titles, Zenless Zone Zero has no open world or areas to…

June 14, 2024 | 07:45 EDT

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Stellar Blade Review - Mother Sphere Knows Best

Imagine, if you will, the Mount Rushmore of character action game heroes. If it were up to me, we'd have 2B from NieR: Automata, Dante from Devil May Cry, and Raiden from Metal Gear as the first…

April 24, 2024 | 10:00 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Showcases the Catgirl Nekomata [UPDATED]

Today HoYoverse released a new trailer of its upcoming action RPG Zenless Zone Zero, featuring one of its characters, Nekomata. As the name implies, Nekomata is a catgirl. Her real name is Nekomiya…

March 22, 2024 | 01:09 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Reveals New Beta With New Content and Big Changes

HoYoverse announced a new closed beta test for its upcoming action RPG Zenless Zone Zero, with registrations available now.  The new testing phase will be titled "Amplifying Test" and you can…

March 17, 2024 | 01:06 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Show Anby's Stylish Moves in Spectacular New Trailer

Today HoYoverse is showcasing one of the characters of its upcoming action RPG Zenless Zone Zero, Anby Demara. Unlike the previous trailer, which introduced Anby as a member of the off-jobs agency…

December 29, 2023 | 09:16 EST

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Introduces Anby and Her Friends With Hilarious Trailer

Genshin Impact an Honkai: Star Rail developer HoYoverse is going all out promoting its next big game Zenless Zone Zero, and today it introduced Anby. Anby Demara is a member of the off-jobs agency…

November 26, 2023 | 06:10 EST

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Launches New Beta Test With Explosive Trailer

HoYoverse, which you may know for Genshin Impact and Honkai: Star Rail, just launched the second beta test for its new action RPG Zenless Zone Zero.  The test, which requires an invite, is titled "…

November 24, 2023 | 01:06 EST

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Reveals Billy Kid and Closed Beta Date [UPDATED]

Genshin Impact and Honkai: Star Rail developer HoYoverse just started introducing the cast of its newest game, Zenless Zone Zero, starting with Billy. His full name is Billy Kid (the inspiration is…

November 22, 2023 | 01:35 EST

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Zenless Zone Zero by Genshin Impact Developer Getting New Closed Beta; Registrations Available Now

Today HoYoverse announced that its upcoming urban fantasy action RPG Zenless Zone Zero is getting a brand-new closed beta test.  The developer, known for Genshin Impact and Honkai: Star Rail,…

November 4, 2023 | 02:03 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero Interview: New Beta, Inspiration, and Differences With Genshin & Honkai

While HoYoverse has been extremely successful lately with Honkai: Star Rail and Genshin Impact, the developer has another card to play: Zenless Zone Zero.  The game was revealed last year, and it…

September 12, 2023 | 02:16 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero By Genshin & Honkai Developer Shows Minigames & Stylish Action Combat Gameplay

Today HoYoVerse released an extensive gameplay trailer of its upcoming action RPG Zenless Zone Zero, showing quite a bit of what you can expect. The trailer follows the game's well-received…

August 27, 2023 | 02:10 EDT

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Super-Stylish Action Game Slave Zero X Trailer Explains the Origins of the Franchise in New Trailer

Poppy Works and Ziggurat Interactive released another trailer of the upcoming and definitely stylish 2.5D character action game Slave Zero X. Not only does the trailer show gameplay, but it also…

July 30, 2023 | 06:24 EDT

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Slave Zero X Continues Looking Super-Stylish in New Gameplay Trailer Showing the "Calamities"

Today developer Poppy Works and publisher Ziggurat Interactive released another gameplay trailer of the upcoming 2.5D character action game Slave Zero X. The trailer focuses on showcasing more of…

June 10, 2023 | 04:05 EDT

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Slave Zero X Looks Super-Stylish in a Retro Way in New New Gameplay Trailer

Today developer Poppy Works and publisher Ziggurat Interactive released a new trailer of the upcoming 2.5D character action game Slave Zero X. The trailer focuses on showcasing the stylish moves you…

June 6, 2023 | 04:51 EDT

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Soulstice is a character action game set in a dark fantasy world, where beings from another dimension are crossing over and massacring humans. Briar and Lute are some of the only people that can stop…

December 27, 2022 | 07:03 EST

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Hideki Kamiya Says Bayonetta Series May Never Come To An End

In an interview with IGN, iconic and prolific game developer Hideki Kamiya says that the Bayonetta series is not only the longest IP he has ever worked on, but he cannot fathom the series ever…

December 13, 2022 | 02:46 EST

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Soulstice Review

What would you do for your sibling? Would you give them the last cupcake from the packet? How about giving them a ride somewhere if they're stuck? Would you let their ghost float alongside you and…

September 20, 2022 | 03:05 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero's Beta Test Next Month

From the creators of the open-world RPG Genshin Impact comes Zenless Zone Zero, which will be entering its beta testing phase next month. HoYoverse is currently looking for gamers that would like to…

July 22, 2022 | 04:06 EDT

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Lollipop Chainsaw Remake "As Close As Possible" To Original, Say Devs

Lollipop Chainsaw producer Yoshimi Yasuda has taken to Twitter to assuage fans' worries about the recently-announced Lollipop Chainsaw remake. Yasuda says the team won't be changing details like the…

July 13, 2022 | 11:15 EDT

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Zenless Zone Zero Announced by Genshin Impact Creator Hoyoverse

HoYoverse, the creators of Genshin Impact, have revealed their latest title: an urban fantasy action game called Zenless Zone Zero, which takes place in a post-apocalyptic metropolitan city. Players…

May 13, 2022 | 10:35 EDT

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Batman: Arkham Knight Cloud Version is Powered by Stadia, Apparently

AT&T Wireless has launched a rather odd perk for customers: a free-to-play Batman: Arkham Knight cloud version. What's even more surprising, however, is that it appears to be powered by Google…

October 21, 2021 | 03:58 EDT

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Is Batman: Arkham Knight’s Endgame Worth It? | Bullet Points

Nobody but Batman can make brooding on rooftops look super cool, and the Arkham franchise does a fantastic job at making you feel like you’re out there doing the same thing. It’s good to have the…

July 13, 2020 | 12:00 EDT

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Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle is Here

Two classic titles from Platinum Games have been united in one package — the Bayonetta & Vanquish 10th Anniversary Bundle has appeared with little fanfare on the Microsoft Store. If you're…

December 6, 2019 | 08:00 EST

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September's Playstation Plus Games Are Batman: Arkham Knight and Darksiders 3

The September PlayStation Plus games have been announced and they will be Batman: Arkham Knight and Darksiders 3. These two games will be available for download for those with a paid PlayStation Plus…

August 28, 2019 | 03:29 EDT

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Salt And Sanctuary Slashes Its Way To Nintendo Switch August 2nd

2D hack-and-slash platformer Salt and Sanctuary is coming to Nintendo Switch on August 2nd. The game, which is currently available on PS4, PC and PS Vita, will be released for Nintendo's hybrid…

July 28, 2018 | 10:36 EDT

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Salt Impressions - A Scenic Seafaring Adventure

You might nod off while playing Salt, and I mean that in a good way. The game is pleasant, scenic, and relaxing. As you’re sailing the seas and embarking upon new island after new island, you’ll not…

March 19, 2018 | 12:00 EDT

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Xbox Games With Gold August 2017 - Bicycle Built For Slimes

It's that time once again! While Xbox Gold subscribers have been busy looting the high seas and running for their lives with last month's selections, Major Nelson has announced the lineup for August'…

July 25, 2017 | 02:04 EDT


Salt and Sanctuary Review - Born of Souls

I've been reviewing Salt and Sanctuary for the Playstation Vita for a while. Those who read my First Impressions will know that I stopped playing for about a month because of bugs and crashes. I'm…

May 12, 2017 | 11:00 EDT

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Bayonetta Review - Being Ported Never Felt So Good

Seven years. Enough time to wear out a second-hand car and enough time to see one of the most iconic third-person character action games to arrive from the grasp of the consoles, making a pit stop…

April 20, 2017 | 11:00 EDT


As Bayonetta Sales Soar, Platinum Hints At Future PC Ports

It's been over a week since SEGA released Bayonetta on Steam. Despite the title being over eight years old, sales are showing that it's doing incredibly well. According to statistics gathered by…

April 19, 2017 | 07:24 EDT


Salt and Sanctuary Vita Impressions - Boss Beat em Up

With Salt and Sanctuary's initial release for Playstation 4 coming last year, when playing through the latest port of the game on Playstation Vita I wanted to skip first impressions and head straight…

April 15, 2017 | 01:00 EDT

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Bayonetta, an amnesiac ass-kicking witch and sole remnant of an ancient clan of shadow witches, fights to both regain her memories and save the future. While holding off hordes of angelic foes and…

April 11, 2017 | 07:36 EDT

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Bayonetta is Now Available on Steam

SEGA and Platinum Games have finally finished up their April Fool’s surprise. After releasing the small title 8-Bit Bayonetta on April Fool’s Day, SEGA hid a link in some of the achievements for the…

April 11, 2017 | 02:24 EDT


Salt and Sanctuary Comes To PS Vita March 28th

Few games wear their inspirations quite so openly as Salt and Sanctuary, Ska Studios punishing 2D action RPG which proclaims proudly that it is a loving tribute to From Software's 'Souls series. Even…

March 27, 2017 | 12:10 EDT

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Salt and Sanctuary

A 2D take on the Souls game, Salt and Sanctuary features an open map to explore and various enemies to fight.

September 19, 2016 | 02:21 EDT

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Furi combines twin-stick shooting and character action with a gauntlet of boss fights and a pumping soundtrack

September 19, 2016 | 01:45 EDT

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Batman: Arkham Knight

The final game in the Batman Arkham trilogy, Batman must take down the Arkham Knight and save Gotham from Scarecrow's plot in Batman Arkham Knight.

September 18, 2016 | 06:55 EDT

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Five More Games Join Xbox One's Backwards Compatibility, Including Bayonetta

Xbox One's backwards compatibility allows people to play select Xbox 360 games on the new console and the list of playable games is constantly growing. Five more games are now joining that expanding…

September 8, 2016 | 08:43 EDT