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Marketers underestimate users' privacy concerns - Survey
Marketers underestimate users' privacy concerns - Survey
AppsFlyer and MMA Global release results of surveys around impact of Apple's upcoming privacy changes
How weapon capabilities influence environmental design and player movement
How weapon capabilities influence environmental design and player movement
Lead game designer on Hood: Outlaws & Legends Jamie Smith explores how weapon mechanics can impact other areas
Genshin Impact: Wishful Drops event and Rhodeia’s Rage challenge guide
Genshin Impact: Wishful Drops event and Rhodeia’s Rage challenge guide
Many Genshin Impact players would agree that the Oceanid elite boss is the most annoying one in the game.
A Guide to a Great Rosaria Build in Genshin Impact
A Guide to a Great Rosaria Build in Genshin Impact
This guide is here to help people build Rosaria in Genshin Impact.
Calls for a boycott of Genshin Impact are growing, here’s why
Calls for a boycott of Genshin Impact are growing, here’s why
If you are a fan of MiHoYo’s Genshin Impact, you may have seen a swell in social media posts regarding a boycott of the game.
Genshin Impact Yanfei banner and abilities
Genshin Impact Yanfei banner and abilities
Want to know more about the Genshin Impact Yanfei banner? Yanfei is a four-star Pyro Catalyst user that is coming in the Genshin Impact 1.5 update, and it’s highly likely that her banner won’t appear for quite some time.
Genshin Impact Replaces Famed Idol Group's Iconic Signs In Akihabara
Genshin Impact Replaces Famed Idol Group's Iconic Signs In Akihabara
If you’ve been to Tokyo’s Akihabara in the past decade, you’ve seen large signs for pop group AKB48 on the side of the Don Quijote building.
#BoycottGenshin Is Tearing The Genshin Impact Community Apart
#BoycottGenshin Is Tearing The Genshin Impact Community Apart
Last night, Genshin Impact began trending on Twitter for all the wrong reasons.
Here's why 'boycott Genshin Impact' is trending on Twitter
Here's why 'boycott Genshin Impact' is trending on Twitter
Players are arguing about representation and race in Genshin Impact.
Genshin Impact: Rosaria guide — Weapons, artifacts, and talents
Genshin Impact: Rosaria guide — Weapons, artifacts, and talents
Genshin Impact‘s “Farewell of Snezhnaya” banner that features Childe/Tartaglia has its rerun from today until April 27.
Genshin Impact’s Childe and Rosaria banner kicks off today
Genshin Impact’s Childe and Rosaria banner kicks off today
It's been a couple of weeks since Genshin Impact's 1.4 update hit our screens.
Genshin Impact Will Release A Native PS5 Version This Year
Genshin Impact Will Release A Native PS5 Version This Year
The post Genshin Impact Will Release A Native PS5 Version This Year appeared first on Fextralife. Genshin Impact will be receiving a native PS5 version "soon", allowing players to enjoy the world in 4K with faster loading times. The post Genshin Impact Will Release A Native PS5 Version This Year appeared first on Fextralife.
PC Gamer UK May issue: Genshin Impact
PC Gamer UK May issue: Genshin Impact
Total War: Rome Remastered, the upcoming Mortal Kombat movie, and an important question: could Gabe Newell really control our minds one day?
Genshin Impact Coming to PS5 'Soon' With Enhancements
Genshin Impact Coming to PS5 'Soon' With Enhancements
A PS5 enhanced version of Genshin Impact is coming "soon", says developer miHoYo.
Random: Take Yunobo Anywhere In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild With A Simple Exploit
Random: Take Yunobo Anywhere In Zelda: Breath Of The Wild With A Simple Exploit
Yu-no-it. The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild is now four years old, and its impact helped the Nintendo Switch establish itself as a must-have system (and gave a fond farewell on Wii U, let's not forget).
Genshin Impact Guide: How to Get the Best Venti Build
Genshin Impact Guide: How to Get the Best Venti Build
This guide aims to help players understand how to build their Venti.
The Game Developer's Playlist: Tex Murphy, with Jean Leggett
The Game Developer's Playlist: Tex Murphy, with Jean Leggett
One More Story Games CEO discusses the impact of the cult hit adventure games on her career
Genshin Impact Windblume Flower Choice guide
Genshin Impact Windblume Flower Choice guide
How to complete the final Windblume quest.
The best songs on Genshin Impact's Windsong Lyre
The best songs on Genshin Impact's Windsong Lyre
Genshin Impact lyre songs: The best adaptations for the virtual stringed instrument.
Genshin Impact, Six Months Later
Genshin Impact, Six Months Later
Genshin Impact was a landmark game for 2020, and for global awareness of Chinese-developed video games.
Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store
Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store
The post Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store appeared first on Fextralife. Rumour: A Genshin Impact listing has been spotted on the Epic Games Store, what does this mean for the online Action-RPG? The post Rumour: Genshin Impact Listing Spotted on Epic Games Store appeared first on Fextralife.
Genshin Impact: Chongyun Hangout Endings Guide
Genshin Impact: Chongyun Hangout Endings Guide
This Genshin Impact guide details what you need to do to unlock Chongyun's Hangout event and how to get all the endings.
Genshin Impact 1.5 release date and everything we know
Genshin Impact 1.5 release date and everything we know
Want to know everything that’s coming in the Genshin Impact 1.5 update? It wasn’t all that long that we were speculating about the current update to the hit free-to-play RPG, and now we’ve got even more stuff coming our way.
Genshin Impact passes $1b on mobile
Genshin Impact passes $1b on mobile
MiHoYo's open-world fantasy game passes revenue milestone six months after launch
Where to find the suspicious person in Genshin Impact
Where to find the suspicious person in Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact's suspicious person is part of a shady group that needs stopping.
Genshin Impact Eula banner and abilities
Genshin Impact Eula banner and abilities
Want to know more about the Genshin Impact Eula banner? Shortly after the release of Genshin Impact 1.4, Eula was quickly datamined in the latest beta release of the game.
Genshin Impact: Peculiar Wonderland — Peculiar Conqueror III guide
Genshin Impact: Peculiar Wonderland — Peculiar Conqueror III guide
The Peculiar Wonderland activity in Genshin Impact has entered the Peculiar Conqueror III stage, and it adds new challenges like Shimmering Path and No Landing.
Genshin Impact: Act III Festive Anecdotes and the Realm of Fog and Wind
Genshin Impact: Act III Festive Anecdotes and the Realm of Fog and Wind
There are a few additional mini-quests that you can complete as the Windblume Festival rolls onward.
Genshin Impact Made Over $1 Billion In Just Six Months
Genshin Impact Made Over $1 Billion In Just Six Months
You folks hear of this game Genshin Impact? Pretty big deal.
Every time Genshin Impact releases a new character it makes at least $12 million in a single day
Every time Genshin Impact releases a new character it makes at least $12 million in a single day
Genshin Impact is the fastest game to reach $1 billion in revenue, and its characters are why.
Genshin Impact: Chongyun Hangout Event — All endings and choices guide
Genshin Impact: Chongyun Hangout Event — All endings and choices guide
The Cryo exorcist is searching for “Signs of Evil” all over Liyue.
Genshin Impact Won't Let Me Spend Money Anymore, And I'm Finally Free
Genshin Impact Won't Let Me Spend Money Anymore, And I'm Finally Free
I have a complicated relationship with Genshin Impact.
Genshin Impact: Barbara Hangout Guide
Genshin Impact: Barbara Hangout Guide
This guide aims to help players get the 5 endings of Barbara’s hangout event.
Genshin Impact: Is the Windblume Ode bow any good?
Genshin Impact: Is the Windblume Ode bow any good?
The Windblume Ode is a bow that you can obtain during Genshin Impact‘s Invitation of Windlume/Windblume Festival event.
Genshin Impact: Noelle Hangout Event — All endings and choices guide
Genshin Impact: Noelle Hangout Event — All endings and choices guide
The Honorary Maid-Knight of Favonius is someone you can befriend during “Chivalric Training.” Here’s our guide to help you with Noelle’s Hangout Event dialogue choices and endings in Genshin Impact. Note: For more information about the game, check out our Genshin Impact guides and features hub.
It's wild how many great updates Genshin Impact has gotten already
Everything we know about Yanfei in Genshin Impact
Everything we know about Yanfei in Genshin Impact
Genshin Impact Yanfei: What we know about the legally-trained Pyro character.
Everything we know about Eula in Genshin Impact
Everything we know about Eula in Genshin Impact
What we know about a Genshin Impact Eula banner, plus her talents and skills.
Genshin Impact Chongyun hangout guide
Genshin Impact Chongyun hangout guide
Looking for a Chongyun hangout event walkthrough? Genshin Impact Hangout events arrived with the game’s 1.4 update.
Cozy Grove docks into harbor on PS4 April 8
Cozy Grove docks into harbor on PS4 April 8
All of us at Spry Fox have felt the impact of this emotional and chaotic year.
The best Genshin Impact artifacts guide
The best Genshin Impact artifacts guide
What are the best Genshin Impact artifacts? It's not long into Genshin's Impact that you discover artifacts, but figuring out what to do with them and what the best artifacts for your build are is another matter entirely.
Genshin Impact Bennett hangout guide
Genshin Impact Bennett hangout guide
Want to know everything you can unlock in Bennett’s hangout event? Genshin Impact 1.4 has introduced a brand new minigame to get to know some of the characters better.
Genshin Impact: Peculiar Wonderland guide — Facundity, challenges, and rewards
Genshin Impact: Peculiar Wonderland guide — Facundity, challenges, and rewards
The Windblume Festival in Mondstadt leads you to a strange domain.
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Floral Freefall Festive Challenge guide
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Floral Freefall Festive Challenge guide
Fall, glide, fly, and get a perfect landing all the way to a high score.
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Ballads of Breeze Festive Challenge guide
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Ballads of Breeze Festive Challenge guide
Play a song, master the rhythm, and earn your rewards in another mini-game.
Genshin Impact: Invitation of Windblume and Windblume Festival event guide
Genshin Impact: Invitation of Windblume and Windblume Festival event guide
The premier event in Genshin Impact‘s version 1.4 update is now live, and it’s got lots of mini-games, activities, quests, and rewards.
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Festive Anecdotes guide
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Festive Anecdotes guide
A lot of mini-quests need to be completed if you want to earn rewards.
Genshin Impact: Windblume Festival — Bullseye Balloons Festive Challenge guide
After Genshin Impact 1.5 update leaks, MiHoYo is threatening to crack down
After Genshin Impact 1.5 update leaks, MiHoYo is threatening to crack down
Dataminers got access to a developer build and have been spilling all sorts of juicy details.
Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide: The dialogue options to choose
Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide: The dialogue options to choose
How to get maximum rewards from your Genshin Impact Noelle hangout.
Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide
Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide
Looking for a Genshin Impact Noelle hangout guide? Hangout events are fun, story-driven quests in which you spend time one-on-one with a character, getting to know them better, and attempting to hold a conversation with them that doesn’t end with them running away. There are six possible endings to Noelle’s hangout events, excluding the ones where she ditches you entirely.
Genshin Impact Barbara hangout guide
Genshin Impact Barbara hangout guide
Looking for a Genshin Impact Barbara hangout walkthrough? Hangout events were introduced in the 1.4 update, and they’re a great opportunity to get to know some of the best Genshin Impact characters a little better, particularly those four-star characters who don’t have their own story quests. There are five endings for Barbara’s hangout event - some of them better than others.
Genshin Impact: What’s new in version 1.4’s “Invitation of Windblume” update?
Genshin Impact: What’s new in version 1.4’s “Invitation of Windblume” update?
Genshin Impact‘s version 1.4 update, the “Invitation of Windblume,” was announced just over a week ago.
Genshin Impact: Barbara Hangout Event — All endings and choices guide
Genshin Impact: Barbara Hangout Event — All endings and choices guide
Your favorite free-to-play healer is someone you can buddy up with during “Wellspring of Healing.” Here’s our guide to help you with Barbara’s Hangout Event dialogue choices and endings in Genshin Impact. Note: For more information about the game, check out our Genshin Impact guides and features hub as well as our main guide for the Hangout Events feature.   Genshin Impact: Barbara Hangout Event guide – Choices and endings Barbara’s Hangout Event story in Genshin Impact is called “Wellspring of Healing.” The first part is “Sister Victoria’s Vexation” where you’ll need to speak to a nun in front of Mondstadt’s cathedral.
Genshin Impact: Bennett Hangout Event choices and endings guide
Genshin Impact: Bennett Hangout Event choices and endings guide
Bennett is one of the characters that you can chill out with in his “Fantastic Voyage” story.
Genshin Impact: Hangout Events guide — Endings and rewards
Genshin Impact: Hangout Events guide — Endings and rewards
With Genshin Impact‘s version 1.4 update, “Invitation of Windblume,” players now have a chance to spend some time with various characters.
Close To 190 Employees Have Reportedly Been Laid Off By Activision Blizzard, Due To Impact Of The Pandemic
Close To 190 Employees Have Reportedly Been Laid Off By Activision Blizzard, Due To Impact Of The Pandemic
Including "50 employees" in live events. It has been tough times for a lot of industries over the past year, and perhaps one of the hardest parts of the pandemic for the video game industry has been the cancellation of live shows including expos and e-sports events. As these in-person events are no longer happening, Activision Blizzard has made the decision to lay off employees across various departments, according to a report from Bloomberg's Jason Schreier. Read the full article on nintendolife.com
Activision Blizzard lays off 50
Activision Blizzard lays off 50
Publisher cites impact of pandemic on esports business, says live events "still very much a part of both the Overwatch League and Call of Duty League strategies"
Genshin Impact dating sim – how hangout events work
Genshin Impact dating sim – how hangout events work
Want to know how to get the best ending in the Genshin Impact hangout events? In the Genshin Impact 1.4 update, players get to enjoy a break from the adventuring action, and take some time to hang out one-on-one with some of the best Genshin Impact characters. There are four characters who you can choose to spend some time with, but more will be added in future updates.
Crimson Heist Brings Explosive Drones to Rainbow Six Siege
Crimson Heist Brings Explosive Drones to Rainbow Six Siege
Whether you’re going behind enemy lines or creating a massive rotation hole, the new remote-controlled explosive drones coming to Rainbow Six Siege are here to make an impact.
Genshin Impact 1.4 release time – countdown to new character Rosaria
Genshin Impact 1.4 release time – countdown to new character Rosaria
The Genshin Impact 1.4 release date is just around the corner, and now we know what time the update will be dropping as well as the date.
Genshin Impact event asks players to shout at KFC employees for pins
Genshin Impact event asks players to shout at KFC employees for pins
Genshin Impact is huge - huge enough to be getting the 'promotional fast food tie-in' treatment.
Genshin Impact KFC Crossover Events In China Shut Down Over Covid-19 Concerns
Genshin Impact KFC Crossover Events In China Shut Down Over Covid-19 Concerns
A weekend crossover event between the wildly popular Genshin Impact and Kentucky Fried Chicken had to be shut down at Shanghai and Hangzhou locations after apparently violating China’s ongoing covid-19 prevention measures, the fast food chain announced on Chinese social media site Weibo today. Read more...
The best builds for Rosaria in Genshin Impact
The best builds for Rosaria in Genshin Impact
Best Genshin Impact Rosaria build: Everything you need to know.
Crypto art's glorified Steam marketplace won't save digital art
Crypto art's glorified Steam marketplace won't save digital art
Never mind the ecological impact: NFTs aren't even good at what they set out to do.
Genshin Impact update 1.4: Everything we know
Genshin Impact update 1.4: Everything we know
A new character, story, and event type are coming with the Genshin Impact 1.4 update.
Genshin Impact – Windblume Festival, Bonding Events and More Coming March 17th
Genshin Impact – Windblume Festival, Bonding Events and More Coming March 17th
New mini-games, a new boss and 4-star character Rosaria also in-bound.
Genshin Impact will have the Mondstadt Windblume Festival in version 1.4
Genshin Impact will have the Mondstadt Windblume Festival in version 1.4
There are many things that Travelers can look forward to in the coming weeks.
Genshin Impact 1.4 includes a dating sim, Rosaria is next character
Genshin Impact 1.4 includes a dating sim, Rosaria is next character
We're getting a preview livestream of Genshin Impact version 1.4 later, but developer miHoYo has already revealed some details on the update.
Genshin Impact's Next Update Adds a Dating Sim and the Windblume Festival
Genshin Impact's Next Update Adds a Dating Sim and the Windblume Festival
Genshin Impact's version 1.4 update will add the Windblume Festival, a mini-dating sim, and a new 4-star character named Rosaria "Thorny Benevolence."
A dating sim comes to Genshin Impact in the Invitation of Windblume update
A dating sim comes to Genshin Impact in the Invitation of Windblume update
The 1.4 patch also introduces frosty, spear-wielding Rosaria.
Genshin Impact's 1.4 Update Comes Out March 17, Adds A New Character And Mini-Games
Genshin Impact's 1.4 Update Comes Out March 17, Adds A New Character And Mini-Games
Genshin Impact’s next big update releases on March 17 and with it comes the start of a new event, the Windblume Festival, bringing new mini-games, a new playable character, the opportunity to go on dates with select characters, and some quality of life changes.
Genshin Impact is getting a new type of story quest that looks a bit like a dating sim
Genshin Impact is getting a new type of story quest that looks a bit like a dating sim
Genshin Impact is getting a new type of story quest that looks a bit like a dating sim as part of the upcoming 1.4 update. The update, due out 17th March, is dubbed Invitation of Windblume and launches on PC, Android, iOS, PlayStation 4 and, via backward compatibility, PlayStation 5. All players who have reached Adventure Rank 20 or above and completed the Song of the Dragon and Freedom questline get an invite to join the in-game spring festival.
Genshin Impact version 1.4 celebrates love and life with the Windblume Festival
Genshin Impact version 1.4 celebrates love and life with the Windblume Festival
Greetings, Travelers! Genshin Impact’s dev team here once again with exciting news and previews of the game’s upcoming version 1.4 update, launching March 17.
Genshin Impact 1.4 release date and everything we know
Genshin Impact 1.4 release date and everything we know
Want to know about the Genshin Impact 1.4 update? Mihoyo has been a little quiet about the next wave of stuff that’s coming very soon, but even though it’s at least a couple of weeks away, there’s a few details out there about what to expect.
Genshin Impact’s 1.4 livestream is nearly here – here’s where to watch it
Genshin Impact’s 1.4 livestream is nearly here – here’s where to watch it
We've not heard a lot about Genshin Impact's 1.4 update, but that's all about to change.
Genshin Impact: Vishaps and Where to Find Them event guide
Genshin Impact: Vishaps and Where to Find Them event guide
Those annoying armadillos are what we’ll be dealing with in new expeditions in Teyvat.
Valve is ceasing development on card-battler reboot Artifact 2.0
Valve is ceasing development on card-battler reboot Artifact 2.0
Valve has announced it's ending development on its reboot of beleaguered card-battler Artifact, and will be making both existing version of the game free for everyone to play. The original version of Artifact, designed by Magic: The Gathering creator Richard Garfield, failed to make much of an impact following its launch in 2018.
Are Steam followers the best predictor of success for unreleased games?
Are Steam followers the best predictor of success for unreleased games?
GameDiscoverCo's Simon Carless examines how Steam festivals and showcases have changed the impact of being wishlisted
Best Genshin Impact Rosaria build
Best Genshin Impact Rosaria build
Looking for the best Genshin Impact Rosaria build? The next character that's likely coming in the Genshin Impact 1.4 update is a Cryo based four-star character, and she is a rather powerful, frosty DPS dealer.
Genshin Impact: Hu Tao guide — Best weapons, artifacts, and talents
Genshin Impact: Hu Tao guide — Best weapons, artifacts, and talents
Hu Tao is the newest character to join Genshin Impact‘s roster.
Genshin Impact: Where to farm Silk Flower for Hu Tao’s ascension
Genshin Impact: Where to farm Silk Flower for Hu Tao’s ascension
Silk Flower is an item that you can find in the Liyue region of Teyvat.
Genshin Impact 1.4 – Resin Changes
Genshin Impact 1.4 – Resin Changes
The post Genshin Impact 1.4 – Resin Changes appeared first on Fextralife. MiHoyo addresses Genshin Impact Condensed Resin cap increase, Adventure Rank max, World Level and more! The post Genshin Impact 1.4 – Resin Changes appeared first on Fextralife.
Genshin Impact Hu Tao banner release time – Moment of Bloom starts soon
Genshin Impact Hu Tao banner release time – Moment of Bloom starts soon
Mihoyo has spelled out when you can start wishing on Hu Tao's upcoming banner.
Genshin Impact Next Banner Announced Hu Tao
Genshin Impact Next Banner Announced Hu Tao
The post Genshin Impact Next Banner Announced Hu Tao appeared first on Fextralife. MiHoyo has unveiled the next banner character which is the Pyro polearm wielder Hu Tao! The post Genshin Impact Next Banner Announced Hu Tao appeared first on Fextralife.
Genshin Impact devs tease Hu Tao on YouTube, get one million views in seven hours
Genshin Impact devs tease Hu Tao on YouTube, get one million views in seven hours
We don't know who we'll be wishing for on Genshin Impact's next banner, but we've just got a significant hint.
Genshin Impact players won’t stop picking on Timmie and his birds
Genshin Impact players won’t stop picking on Timmie and his birds
If you've played Genshin Impact, you've probably met Timmie.
MiHoYo revenue reportedly close to $800m in 2020
MiHoYo revenue reportedly close to $800m in 2020
Genshin Impact drove huge sales and headcount growth at the Shanghai-based firm
Dark Souls: Nightfall mod shaping up to be an unofficial sequel of Dark Souls: Remastered
Dark Souls: Nightfall mod shaping up to be an unofficial sequel of Dark Souls: Remastered
When it comes to creating content for any particular game, it is not always the developers who make an impact.
The legend of The Legend of Zelda
The legend of The Legend of Zelda
To mark its 35th anniversary, we look back at the impact of the NES original and how the series has influenced other games
Genshin Impact is teaming up with KFC for a bucket-and-glider deal in China
Genshin Impact is teaming up with KFC for a bucket-and-glider deal in China
You might say it's a different kind of chicken wing.
Genshin Impact: Wish Upon a Lantern web event guide
Genshin Impact: Wish Upon a Lantern web event guide
There’s a new browser-based event in Genshin Impact, and Travelers can share the entire prize of one billion primogems.