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Genshin Impact’s first new map zone is now live

Bundle up for this one, folks. Genshin Impact has launched its first map addition and it’s not just here for the holidays. The new Dragonspine zone is here to stay and it’s quite chilly. Update 1.2 for Mihoyo’s open world battler has arrived, adding a new chilly status effect, a new in-game event, and plenty of other changes. (more…)

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Genshin Impact’s first big update confirmed for November 11th

Before Genshin Impact goes ahead and adds a whole new area, it has to finish with the current one. The developers, Mihoyo today confirmed that the main storyline’s chapter in Liyue will wrap up with the first major update on November 11th. That’ll also add reputation levels with cities, with useful rewards like a portable stove and treasure compass, as well as start the first event. (more…)

Genshin Impact best characters tier list

Genshin Impact offers the opportunity to gain a whole load of fancy pants characters through using the gacha system by paying for Wishes. Is your cool new anime boy as good as he looks in battle though? It’s hard to say – the rarities for each character don’t necessarily correspond to their quality and stats. With that in mind, here’s our Genshin Impact character tier list – I hope your pulls are up the top! (more…)

Genshin Impact is adding a new region in December

The new free-to-play Breath Of The Wild-like Genshin Impact is getting a new area for you to explore in December. Named Dragonspine, developers Mihoyo estimate it’ll arrive in the game on the 23rd, and it’ll come with an event linked to the area as well. That’s not all, though, because the devs have a bunch more events that they plan on hosting at the same times as real-world ones. (more…)


Genshin Impact is the biggest new IP launch for a Chinese developer

By Sherif Saed, Monday, 12 October 2020 09:34 GMT Genshin Impact has wrapped up another successful week.Genshin Impact, the action RPG from Chinese developer Mihoyo, has so far grossed over $100 million in revenue worldwide since its release two weeks ago. In its first week of release, Genshin Impact reached the number two spot on iOS’ list of highest-grossing games, according to Sensor Tower. This is in part off the back of over 23 million downloads on iOS and Android during the same window (17 million in four days), according to App Annie. Genshin Impact has now grossed over $100m…

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Against all odds, Genshin Impact is one of the best games of 2020

Genshin Impact details Genshin Impact is a free-to-play, open world game that successfully takes a lot of inspiration from Breath Of The Wild, with a seemingly unobtrusive gacha mechanic. Developer: Mihoyo Publisher: Mihoyo Release: Out now On: Windows From: Genshin Impact site Price: Free-to-play Genshin Impact has a lot in common with Breath Of The Wild, including the ability to climb any surface, a pocket hang glider, the design of its enemies, and the need to stuff your pockets with cooking ingredients. But rather than criticise it for being derivative, I want to celebrate it for what it gets right…

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Free-to-play action RPG Genshin Impact is out now

Free-to-play action RPG Genshin Impact is out now on PC, PS4, iOS, and Android and heck, it actually seems pretty enticing. The very Breath Of The Wild-looking fantasy game gives you elemental powers to wield in action combat, a party to build, and a colorful world to explore. Better yet, you can pull your pals on other systems into co-op with cross-platform multiplayer. (more…)