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New World Saltpeter | Where to find Saltpeter to make gunpowder

As you traverse New World, it pays to keep your trusty musket loaded with cartridges. But to keep your bullet reserves high, you need a steady supply of Gunpowder, and for that, you need the raw material Saltpeter. Saltpeter is a mined resource in New World, meaning that you’ll need a least a flint pickaxe to harvest it once you’ve tracked some down. While you will probably have to go out of your way to collect Saltpeter, you get a good amount for every resource node you harvest – so it doesn’t take too long to grind. Watch on YouTubeWhere…

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Season 15 of Destiny 2 will see a change made to the transmog system

By Stephany Nunneley 24 July 2021 20:55 GMT Bungie says it has been monitoring reception and behavior around Destiny 2’s transmog system and states it will perform a minor update around the system’s currencies. According to the developer, at the start of Season 15 in Destiny 2, it will deprecate the passively-earned currency Synthstrand, which players use to purchase transmog – known as Armor Synthesis – bounties from Ada-1. Watch on YouTubeIn its place, the bounties will be purchasable for 10,000 Glimmer instead. The hope is that the change reduces the time needed to earn 10 Synthweave tokens per class…

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Apex Legends: Emergence brings Ranked Arenas to the game on August 3

By Stephany Nunneley 22 July 2021 20:00 GMT During EA Play Live 2021, Respawn and EA revealed that Apex Legends: Emergence, the next major update for the game, will launch next month.To get you pumped for it, a new Apex Legends trailer was released and provides a look at the new Legend, Seer. The video also includes a look at the latest weapon making its way into the game as well as the “chaos” it and Seer will bring to the arena. Watch on YouTubeThe video also gives you a first look at Seer’s abilities and how he offers a…

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It looks like we’re getting a Final Fantasy 14 cookbook later this year

Yep, you read that right. It looks like Insight Editions will be publishing a cookbook titled The Ultimate Final Fantasy 14 Cookbook, which will include various recipes inspired by the in-game world of Eorzea.Thanks to the eagle eyes of Wario64 on Twitter (via Siliconera), we’ve had an early peek at an as-yet-unannounced Final Fantasy 14 cookbook. The Simon & Schuster listing is still live, though it’s been altered from Wario64’s initial screenshot and now simply refers to a “licensed video game cookbook” instead of a Final Fantasy 14 one, specifically.As per Wario64’s screenshots, the book will include a foreword written by game director Naoki Yoshida, and it’ll…

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The Apex Legends Thrillseekers event features a new Arena map, weekly rewards, more

Apex Legends players have a new event to look forward to.The Thrillseekers event is coming to Apex Legends, and it includes a new Arenas map, weekly rewards tracks, and some new looks.Watch on YouTubeKicking off next week on July 13, the Thrillseekers event will feature the new Overflow map, which is lane-focused and each area is separated by lava-filled structures. Combat on this map tends to favor short to medium ranges along with POI: Slope or Overlook.Overlook is a long, open area with a height advantage, while Slope offers high grounds which can be used for flanks or defensive setups.With…

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Warframe Corrupted Holokey: How to farm and what the Corrupted Holokey is for

Warframe Corrupted Holokey is a new item introduced in the Sisters of Parvos update, and you’ll want to get your hands on plenty of them.Corrupted Holokeys are an easier way to get Tenet Weapons, though you may be farming them for a while depending on your luck. It’s worth your time if the constant Sister chase is wearing you down, though. Here’s everything you need to know about them, including the Corrupted Holokey drop rate.Watch on YouTubeWarframe Corrupted HolokeysThe main reason you’ll want to spend time in Void Storm missions gathering Corrupted Holokeys is to get Tenet Weapons. Ergo Glast…

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Destiny 2 Compass Rose | God Rolls, stats, and farming

Destiny 2 Compass Rose is the new Legendary shotgun added as part of the Solstice of Heroes event.It boasts impressive stats and some good perk potentials, but if you’re hoping to get your hands on the gun, prepare for some Compass Rose farming. There’s a bit of RNG and a lot of event grinding in store. However, the Compass Rose is worth the time and effort, especially if you’re looking for a good PvP shotgun.Watch on YouTubeHow to get Destiny 2 Compass RoseYou’ll actually get your first Compass Rose just by completing Solstice of Heroes’ first quest. Unless you’re very…

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Warframe Ambassador Rifle: How to get and what the best Ambassador Rifle builds are

The Warframe Ambassador Rifle is a new weapon added in the Sisters of Parvos update, and it’s worth the grind to get it.The Ambassador Rifle has impressive power potential, even though it falters against a specific kind of foe. Our Warframe Ambassador Rifle guide covers how to get it and what to do once it’s in your arsenal.Watch on YouTubeHow to get Warframe Ambassador RifleAs with other weapons, you’ll need to assemble the Ambassador Rifle using multiple blueprints and pieces. However, the Ambassador Rifle parts take a bit of time and grind to get.All the Ambassador Rifle parts come from…

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Scarlet Nexus Psychokinesis Finish guide | How to do Psychokinesis Finish for Totally Lost

Scarlet Nexus Psychokinesis Finish is a tricky skill you’re best off ignoring outside the Totally Lost side quest.If you’re trying to finish Totally Lost, though, then prepare yourself for some practice and grinding. Psychokinesis Finish is a tough skill to pull off, and you need to do it more than once.Watch on YouTubeWhat is Scarlet Nexus Psychokinesis FinishPsychokinesis Finish is sort of a contradiction. It’s a PK skill that works only on opponents who are knocked down, but despite the name, it doesn’t fully finish them unless they’re close to defeat already.You’ll need to invest some Brain Points to get…

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Destiny 2 players will soon get more weapons from Dreaming City and the Moon

By Stephany Nunneley 25 June 2021 17:54 GMT Bungie will release more weapons from Forsaken and Shadowkeep into the game.Back in January, Bungie announced that four weapons each from Forsaken and Shadowkeep were being reissued in Destiny 2.Watch on YouTubeIn the next update, which occurs on July 6, the studio will be reissuing the remaining Moon and Dreaming City weapons with new perks. There will be nine weapons from the Moon and three from the Dreaming City.Below you will find the list of returning weapons along with their perks.Moon Weapons: Loud Lullaby – Tunnel Vision One Small Step – Trench…

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Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event features original maps for Kings Canyon and World’s Edge

By Stephany Nunneley 24 June 2021 18:08 GMT Apex Legenda players can soon participate in the new limited-time collection event, Genesis.Kicking off June 29 and running through July 13, the Apex Legends Genesis Collection Event takes you back to the original maps for Kings Canyon (complete with Skull Town) and World’s Edge.Watch on YouTubeThe original Season 0 Kings Canyon and Season 3 World’s Edge are returning for a limited time in lieu of the normal Trios and Duos queues in one-hour rotations. With the maps, you can enjoy hot dropping into Kings Canyon at Skull Town, score loot on the…

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ARK Genesis 2 | How to tame Shadowmanes

By Rebecca Jones 11 June 2021 17:03 GMT Shadowmanes are a new type of creature introduced in the Genesis: Part 2, the final piece of DLC for ARK: Survival Evolved.Watch on YouTubeNot only are these majestic dinosaurs rad as hell to look at, but when tamed they’re incredibly useful as transport and when taking on offensive roles in combat.How to tame a Shadowmane in ARK Genesis 2There is a unique, non-violent method you need to use when taming Shadowmanes.The main item you need in order to bring a Shadowmane on-side is simply a Fish Basket containing any fish weighing 0.5…

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ARK Genesis 2 | Finding Mutagel and taming Tek Stryders

Mutagel is a resource introduced into ARK: Survival Evolved with the new Genesis: Part 2 DLC. One of its major uses is the taming of Tek Stryders.Watch on YouTube How to harvest Mutagel in ARK How to turn Mutagel into Mutagen How to tame Tek Stryders in ARK Benefits of a tamed Tek Stryder How to harvest Mutagel in ARKThere are several locations in Genesis: Part 2 where you can harvest Mutagel: On ambergris asteroids. On black pearl asteroids. In the Rockwell’s Innards biome, in the acid pool underneath Rockwell’s heart. You can harvest Mutagel by hand here once the…

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s new PS5 Yuffie DLC episode isn’t essential, but it is damn good fun

Yuffie’s new adventure is a fun romp, though only existing fans need apply. Watch on YouTubePeople talk a big game about the cast of the original Final Fantasy 7. As they should; the cast is excellent. But one of the best-developed members of the cast is Yuffie – who quietly builds out a unique and memorable presence despite being an optional party member who as a result has much less to do with the thrust of the main game’s story.In the original FF7, Yuffie is encountered at random on the world map, with the likelihood you’ll run into her increasing…

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Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade: watch new PS5 performance mode gameplay here

Final Fantasy 7 Remake’s big PS5 update is mere weeks away – so here’s a look at it running in performance mode.Watch on YouTubeWhile the next full part of the story might be a way off, fans of FF7 at least have a little bit of all-new content this year in the form of Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade and its new Intermission chapter – an all-new chunk of story which stars beloved optional original FF7 party member Yuffie Kisaragi. This new footage of the game shows off a bunch of the new features you’ll find in the new chapter…