Author: Ethan Moss

I am a graduate from the University of Chester with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Creative Writing, as well as a Master's in Nineteenth-Century Literature and Culture. I have been an avid gamer since I was six years old, beginning with a Nintendo gameboy. I now regularly play Playstation and Nintendo properties, and have begun to apply my passion of games into writing through my blog activities.

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How to Start the FFXIV Hildibrand Questlines

Are you yet to meet Final Fantasy XIV's Hildibrand, agent of enquiry, inspector extraordinaire? Here's a guide to starting the FFXIV Hildibrand questlines. From A Realm Reborn, through Heavensward and Stormblood, here is what you need to pl...

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How To Get The FFXIV Garo Event Gear

If you've seen the new FFXIV Garo event gear and found yourself longing to obtain it, here is a guide to help you acquire the returning collaboration sets. The article will detail the vendor locations as well as the means of acquiring the n...

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How To Beat The Godskin Duo In Elden Ring

Are you struggling to beat the Godskin Duo in Elden Ring? Here is a guide to help you fell one of the game's most challenging mandatory boss battles. This article will ensure you are approaching the fight with the greatest chance of success...

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5 Elden Ring Summons to Replace the Mimic Tear

Are you looking for a new spirit ally to call on following the nerfing of the Mimic Tear Ashes? Consider these 5 Elden Ring summons as replacement comrades. These options will have to you covered from the beginning to the very end of the ga...

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Cyberpunk 2077: 5 Cyberware Implants To Get Early

Night City's ripperdocs got too many upgrades to choose from? Here's a guide suggesting the Cyberpunk 2077 cyberware implants players should get early. Factoring in cost, as well as long term benefits to various builds, here is a recommende...

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Cyberpunk 2077: 5 Tips for Beginners

Are you new to 2077's Night City? If you'd like to avoid being overwhelmed when starting the game, consider these 5 Cyberpunk 2077 tips for beginners. This guide will ensure your introduction and subsequent playthrough allows you to get the...

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Final Fantasy XIV Endwalker Extreme Trial 2 Guide

Are you seeking a guide to help you tackle Final Fantasy XIV: Endwalker extreme trial 2? Here is a breakdown of mechanics and various tips for the boss. Here's how to take down one of the more challenging pieces of the expansion's content. ...

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Open World Fatigue in Gaming

Have you encountered the dreaded open world fatigue in gaming? What exactly causes players to become exhausted with the popular genre of games? This article highlights the various problems with modern open world games and why some are becom...

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5 Video Games That Should Be Animated Like Arcane

Following the success of the League of Legends series, have you found yourself wondering about which other video games should be animated like Arcane? Which franchises have the potential to overcome the stigma of game adaptations being doom...

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The Future of Final Fantasy XIV After Endwalker

Are you wondering what the future holds for Square Enix's MMORPG Final Fantasy XIV? What steps could the game take to improve FFXIV after Endwalker? This article examines some of the possible approaches the developers could take in the wake...

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Cyberpunk 2077 One Year Later

Have you wondered how CD Projekt Red's latest RPG is faring after its disastrous launch? Here is an updated analysis of Cyberpunk 2077 one year later. From the story, gameplay and the state of the bugs, take a look at whether now seems like...

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Improving The Elder Scrolls 6 Over Skyrim

Have you wondered how Bethesda might go about improving The Elder Scrolls 6 over Skyrim? How can the longevity of the most successful RPG be beaten? Here is a list of ways in which the next entry in The Elder Scrolls series might surpass it...

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Hades: Infernal Arms Ranked

Spoiled for choice with the Hades infernal arms? Here's an examination of Zagreus's arsenal attempting to rank the overall effectiveness of his weapons. The rankings will evaluate the weapons as a whole, not individual aspects or any partic...

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Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Bugs One Year Later

Are you worried that Assassin's Creed Valhalla bugs will prevent you from playing the game again? This article looks at the current state of the game, determining how much the various updates and patches have altered the experience since la...

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Why You Can Play God of War 2018 First

Are you unsure whether Kratos' latest Norse adventure is an acceptable jumping-on point for the series? Here's why you can play God of War 2018 first. From the narrative intrigue to the tone and the gameplay, explore why the game can stand ...

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Ghost of Tsushima: When Should You Start The Iki Island DLC?

Have you recently purchased Ghost of Tsushima Director's Cut and now find yourself unsure about when to start the Iki Island DLC? Here are suggestions when factoring in aspects of the game, such as the difficulty spike, the story, and the r...

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Ghost of Tsushima: The Ghost or Samurai Choice

If you've ever doubted your playstyle in Sucker Punch's Ghost of Tsushima, then read this narrative breakdown of Jin Sakai's Ghost or samurai choice. From the story's varying act structure to the unlocking of new abilities, here is how the ...

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Hades Sequel: Changes We’d Like to See

If you are among the fans hoping for a follow-up to Supergiant Games' hit roguelike, then see how these Hades sequel changes could improve the series. With even more myths and characters still available, explore how the well of Hades is far...

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Bloodborne’s Story – The Challenge of Cryptic Storytelling

Bloodborne's story is about mystery and intrigue, all of which is exposed through gaining insight. However, does its cryptic storytelling pose a challenge? From lacking context to obscuring the lore, is the game too heavily dependent on out...

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Final Fantasy XIV: What Makes Shadowbringers The Best Expansion?

Why out of all of the Final Fantasy XIV expansions is it so often claimed that the latest reigns supreme? What makes Shadowbringers the best expansion? This article will explore how the allies, villains, setting, and even the protagonist co...

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Why The Elder Scrolls Online Level Sync Works

The ability to dive into any part of Elder Scrolls Online at any time is perhaps its greatest strength. It owes this luxury to the ESO level sync feature. From sticking to the series tradition of openness, to preventing the massive scope fr...

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A Guide to Levelling in Final Fantasy XIV

Levelling in Final Fantasy XIV should never be a struggle for your main, but making the process more efficient for your alts is essential for enjoyment. All the way from level 1 to 80, here is a guide to levelling combat jobs in the game. L...

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Insomniac’s Peter and Miles Are Too Similar

Let's discuss why Insomniac Games' Peter and Miles are too similar. Insomniac's Peter and Miles have both stood alone in their own titles in Marvel's Spider-Man series. However, their two stories back to back are uncanny. From characterizat...

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Improvements We’d Like to See in the Marvel’s Spider-Man Sequel

In order for the Marvel's Spider-Man sequel to standout, it will need to consider how it can improve on its winning formula. To prevent a samey sequel following two already similar games from Insomniac Games, this article will highlight are...

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Why You Should Try Levelling Alt Jobs in Final Fantasy XIV

Levelling alt jobs in FFXIV can be daunting due to the idea of the exp grind. However, it opens up more forms of engagement with the game's experience. Here is why new playstyles, lore expansions, cosmetic options and revisiting old content...

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Why Subnautica Is Such a Terrifying Experience

Subnautica is terrifying, yet it’s not marketed as a horror game. So why then does the game invoke such terror in so many players, making it hard to play? From its environments, to its approach to suspense, here is why Subnautica is one of ...

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Why Bravely Default Had a Better Opening Than Bravely Default 2’s Story

While Bravely Default 2's story provides an uncannily similar opening to its predecessor, the original possesses a few key features to give it an edge. From the narrative, to the introductions of characters, this article summarises the dist...

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5 Controversial Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Features

Despite a hugely successful and well received launch, controversial Assassin's Creed Valhalla features have gradually generated animosity from the fans. Outlining the 5 most prominent complaints, this article will provide some clarity towar...

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Final Fantasy XIV: A Beginner’s Guide to Crafting

From joining guilds, to obtaining materials, engaging with the challenges of Final Fantasy XIV crafting can be difficult without knowing where to begin. Within this guide, players will be directed in how to start their crafting journeys and...

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5 Square Enix Games To Play Before Bravely Default 2

To prepare for the challenge of the upcoming JRPG, players might wish to practice with games similarly developed by Square Enix before Bravely Default 2. From game mechanics, story and overall tone, here is a list of 5 games that will prepa...

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Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla Patches We Would Like To See

Find out what few areas Ubisoft should focus on during their post-launch updates. Assassin’s Creed: Valhalla patches would go a long way to helping it overcome its shortcomings, especially regarding bugs and missing features. Sometimes the ...

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How Insomniac’s Peter Parker plays better than Miles Morales (For Now)

Despite the many improvements introduced in Spider-Man: Miles Morales, a closer inspection shows that Peter still plays better than Miles. While the game perfects traversal and introduces new powers, the rookie hero still has much to learn ...

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How Games Encourage Self-Improvement

The current state of the world has severely limited our means of self-betterment. However, you might be surprised by how games encourage self-improvement. In a time when its advised we stay inside, videogames may just offer the inspiration ...

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Is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Too Long?

Ubisoft’s latest adventure through history is a sizable Viking saga filled with epic raids and discovery. However, is Assassin’s Creed Valhalla Too Long? We discuss whether the latest journey into the animus justifies the length of the expe...

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Our Hopes for Dragon Age 4

Our hopes for Dragon Age 4 are high in light of the critical acclaim of its predecessor, Dragon Age: Inquisition. So, what improvements do we hope to see? Reflecting upon the series’ past, we look optimistically forward to the future of thi...

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5 Ways Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s Lore Could Connect to Previous Games

Let's speculate how Assassin’s Creed Valhalla’s lore will bridge the gaps between previous titles. From evidence and clues sprinkled throughout the many trailers for the game, we can begin to piece together the game’s potential roadmap. Ass...

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Our Hopes for Baldur’s Gate 3 After Divinity 2

Fans' hopes for Baldur’s Gate 3 are high after the success of Divinity Original Sin 2. However, there are shortcomings we hope the next title overcomes. Bearing in mind some of the issues with Larian Studio’s previous turn-based RPG, here i...

6 Ways of Improving Breath of the Wild’s Sequel

The beloved Breath of the Wild is not without its flaws. Our list highlights these weaker areas in the hope of seeing them rectified in the sequel. While we first have the Age of Calamity prequel to look forward to, Ganon’s return is nigh. ...

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Sword and Shield: A Competitive Pokemon Breeding Guide

Competitive pokemon breeding in Sword and Shield for online battles is woefully unexplained in the story. This guide will fill the gaps of that knowledge. If your pokemon are losing and you don’t understand why, this guide will explain how ...

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7 Exciting PS5 Showcase Reveals

Sony recently unveiled exciting new additions to the PS5 catalogue through their PS5 Showcase reveals. This list will highlight the 7 newest reveals. From new games to brand new features, the Showcase promised that the next-gen has a lot to...

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