No More Heroes PC Ports are Woefully Basic

Now available on PC, No More Heroes and No More Heroes 2: Desperate Struggle are both charming games but their ports are awfully basic.

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Alba: A Wildlife Adventure Review

Available now on consoles, Alba: A Wildlife Adventure is a gorgeous and relaxing adventure all about loving and respecting nature.

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Here's Your First Look at Battlefield 2042

EA has just revealed the first story trailer for Battlefield 2042, the next game in the long-running Battlefield series.

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The Best Couch Co-Op Games on PlayStation Now

Got PlayStation Now and love playing games with friends and family members? Check out our list of the best couch co-op games on PS Now.

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Farming Simulator 22 Collector's Edition Comes With Your Very Own Beacon Light

Nothing screams PRODUCTIVITY! like a big, orange flashing light on your desk.

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Chivalry II Review

Letting players engage in epic medieval battles, Chivalry II is quite simply one of the best multiplayer games ever made. Our review.

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Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 Review

Thanks to additional polish, better onboarding and new long range contracts, Sniper Ghost Warrior Contracts 2 is a brilliant sequel.

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Final Fantasy VII Remake on PS5 is a Feast for the Senses

Final Fantasy VII Remake is a fantastic-looking game no matter how you play it, but PS5 really does take it to the next level.

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Get Ready For E3 2021 By Revisiting These Glorious E3 Abridged Videos

Matt Lees' E3 Abridged videos may be a few years out of date but they're oddly familiar and infinitely rewatchable.

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Golf Club Wasteland Will Take You on a Sporting Tour of a Ruined Earth

Who'd have thought golf clubs would ever figure into a post-apocalyptic world?

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Descenders Gets Upgraded For the Xbox Series S/X

Descenders is riding onto the Xbox Series S/X, both as a digital upgrade and an all-new Xbox physical edition.

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Mass Effect Legendary Edition's New Patch Will Crush Your Scrooge McDuck Dreams

It's like Bioware doesn't want us to be space billionaires.

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Here's 13 Minutes of Hoverbike Riding, Ruin Exploring Sable Gameplay

Check out the first thirteen minutes of Sable, an upcoming coming-of-age game that casts you as the titular hoverbike riding character.

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The Best Golf Games on PS4

If golf games on PS4 are your thing, here are eight of the best that you really ought to swing your virtual club at.

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Pre-Order Playdate, The Crank-Controlled Handheld Games System, This July

A new update shared the titles of the games first coming to the system, too.

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Does Chivalry II Have a Single-Player Mode or Bots?

Wondering if Chivalry II has any single-player modes or allows you to fight offline against bots? We've got the answers you're looking for.

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Fortnite Season 7: Invasion is Here to Abduct You

The truth is out there, somewhere, in Fortnite Chapter 2: Season 7.

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Backbone Review

Backbone drags you into a world of animal-based intrigue, but it tries to do too much with its limited time.

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Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart Review

With its jaw-dropping visuals and varied gameplay, Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart is by far the best Ratchet & Clank game yet. Our review.

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How to Save Your Game in The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom

Wondering how to save your game in The Last Kids on Earth and the Staff of Doom? Here's everything you need to know.

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Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order Will Release for PS5 on June 11th – Rumor

Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order will release on June 11th, the same day it is announced. That's according to a source who spoke to The Gamer, who was the first to report the news. EA hasn't officially revealed much about the game's PS5 release, but this would make sense if the company just plans to announced that folks can go out and buy the game now.

The source for the rumor is a UK video game retailer, who claims that stores have already received physical copies of the game on PS5 and "have been told by the head office that there will be an "announcement and release" on June 11, this Friday." If it's true, this wouldn't be the first time retailers have leaked a release date.

Before this, the only thing anyone knew about the PS5 version of Star Wars Jedi: Fallen order was that the game existed and would release sometime this summer. Users who already own the PS4 version will not need to buy the upgrade, as they'll get it for free. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order originally released in 2019 and we liked it quite a bit when we reviewed it.

Metal Unit Launches for Switch Next Week

Publisher Neowiz and developer JellySnow Studio announced that sci-fi 2D action platformer roguelite Metal Unit will release on Nintendo Switch via the Nintendo eShop on June 17th today. The game will retail for $15.99. Metal Unit was initially released on Steam on January 27th after nearly a year in Early Access.

According to the publisher's description, "crafted in a beautiful sci-fi pixel-art style, Metal Unit is a 2D side-scrolling action-packed experience telling the tragic story of humanity's battle to reclaim its home from the clutches of monsters and machines. Employing classic roguelite elements alongside a persistent, point-based research tree, players will unlock new items and skills with every playthrough. With no shortage of weapons and attacks to choose from, players can easily adapt and gear every session towards their own unique playstyle."

The game will include two difficulty modes, Normal and Hell, a ton of bosses, more than 50 ind of enemies, and hundreds of items. It will also be available in English, German, Russian, French, Spanish, Japanese, Korean, Simplified Chinese, and Traditional Chinese.

You can watch the Switch launch trailer below:

New PS5 Update Fixes Stability Issues, DualSense Battery Indicator

Another week, another new update for the PS5, which is becoming the norm with Sony's new console. The update, software version 21.01-03.20.00, is mostly a series of fixes that improve system performance, but there are some notable changes here. Full patch notes can be access on the PlayStation Support page.

Aside from the standard system performance improvement, the DualSense device software had been updated to improve stability. According to users on Reddit, the DualSense update also fixes a battery indicator bug which resulted in the low battery icon blinking constantly even when the battery was not low on charge.

In addition, an issue that reduced functionality when screen readers were enabled was also fixed, hidden games that were now hidden on a user's PS4 will remain hidden on PS5, and copying games from extended USB storage devices to the PS5's SSD should now be more stable.

Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne's Director Introduces the DLC in New Video

Atlus released a new video for Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne HD Remaster today, but it's not a typical trailer. Instead, it's a video featuring the game's director, Kazuyuki Yamai, who takes the time to introduce and explain the various DLC content – the Maniax Pack, Mercy and Exploitation, and the Shin Megami Tensei Background Music Pack – available in the remaster and what they bring to the game.

According to Yamai, "a big highlight is the "Maniax Pack," featuring Dante from the Devil May Cry series. The demon protagonist and Dante, a Devil Hunter, encounter one another with this downloadable content. We hope you enjoy the ensuing battle between "Demon vs. Devil Hunter"! Dante's stylish and genre-breaking action is something you don't want to miss."

The Shin Megami Tensei Background Music Pack is more straightforward and does exactly what it says it does: allows you to change the background music when you're moving around the map or in combat. Mercy and Exploitation, on the other hand, "adds two new maps: "Where the Demi-Fiend Was Born" and "Center of the Conception." Once you clear both, you're able to earn heaps of money and experience. This will make your journey less arduous, and help with leveling up your characters."

Shin Megami Tensei 3: Nocturne HD Remaster is available now for PlayStation 4, Switch, and PC. You can watch Kazuyuki Yamai discuss the game's DLC here:

Overwatch Will Receive Crossplay on all Platforms

Overwatch is the latest title to be joining the cross-platform play bandwagon. Announced in a new Developer Update video, game director Aaron Keller said the feature would include all PlayStation, Xbox, PC and Nintendo Switch platforms where Overwatch exists. To celebrate, everyone will receive a Golden Loot Box when the feature goes live.

In an extensive FAQ, Blizzard has clarified a few things about crossplay. Progression will not be carried over between systems, nor will stats and ranks be reset. Crossplay will be enabled by default, which console players can opt out of in-game or via the Xbox's system settings (though queue times may increase as a result). Interestingly, PC players won't be able to turn crossplay off.

Don't worry though – crossplay is only enabled for non-Competitive game modes, at least from the beginning. When the beta goes live, Competitive Play will have two separate pools for console and PC players and not be mixed. Console players can group up with PC players but they will be placed into the PC matchmaking pool (and controller aim-assist disabled). And even if you use a controller on PC, you'll always be in the PC matchmaking pool.

Crossplay is slated to launch sometime in Season 28 of Competitive Play. Crossplay for Competitive will become available on July 1st in Season 29 with players on different consoles able to group together. The development team will monitor feedback when the feature goes live so stay tuned for further refinements and updates.

Sackboy: A Big Adventure – Ratchet, Clank, and Rivet Costumes Coming June 11th

Sumo Digital's Sackboy: A Big Adventure is a pretty great platformer in its own right but it also serves as a nice tool for cross-promoting other PlayStation franchises. After adding a costume for Selene from Returnal, it's now the turn of Ratchet, Clank and Rivet from the upcoming Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart. The costumes and emotes will be added to the game on June 11th.

An image for all three, which recreates Rift Apart's box art, was revealed by the official PlayStation Twitter and looks quite snazzy. Costumes in Sackboy: A Big Adventure don't serve any purpose outside of looking cool but it's still a nice little addition for those just hopping in. The title is currently available for PS4 and PS5 – read our review here.

As for Ratchet and Clank: Rift Apart, it releases exclusively on the PS5 this Friday. Check out our review here to learn more about it. The day one patch will include 60 FPS and 60 FPS with ray tracing modes for players to choose from.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade Fixes the Textures on Cloud's Door

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade has a lot going for it. It will have a smaller, but still massive, file size than the PS4 version, it will be allowing players to download previously exclusive pre-order and promotional DLC for free, and it will give players access to DLC featuring everyone's favorite ninja, Yuffie Kisaragi.

But one question lingered in the minds of those who had played the original PS4 version of Final Fantasy 7 Remake. One question, above all, that needed to be answered: would Square Enix finally fix the textures on Cloud's door? If you're not in on the joke, the texture in the original game was so bad that people thought doors in the Sector 7 slums were made of metal. The door was supposed to be made of wood.

Naturally, the texture spawned all sorts of memes and internet jokes. Square Enix, however, seems to be aware of the bad the door looked, because it's now been fixed. The official Final Fantasy 7 Remake Twitter account posted a picture of Cloud standing next to the door on Twitter, and while they didn't mention the door, it's clear what the point of the post was. And you know what? It looks a lot better. Good for Square Enix for being able to take a joke.

Final Fantasy 7 Remake Intergrade launches for PS5 on June 10th.

Watch Dogs: Legion – Bloodline Story Trailer Confirmed for Ubisoft Forward

In between teasing Aiden Pearce's trip to London and adding zombies to the game, Ubisoft will premiere the story trailer for Watch Dogs: Legion's Bloodline expansion at Ubisoft Forward. It teased the same in a tweet with Wrench from Watch Dogs 2 threatening to smash something. Check it out below.

Bloodline includes both Pearce and Wrench as the new hero characters. Along with their own unique story missions, they also have different abilities and progression systems. If the player so desires, they can play through the entire base game using either character as their main.

The expansion is slated to release in early July. Ubisoft Forward will go live on June 12th at 12 PM PDT. Among other games that will be appearing are Far Cry 6, new content for Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Rider's Republic and the recently named Rainbow Six Extraction. The Division 2, The Division Heartland and Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time Remake won't be appearing though.

Battlefield 2042 Will Have Reduced Map Sizes on PS4 and Xbox One

Being a multiplayer-only game, Battlefield 2042 is expected to have stellar offerings in that one and only department, and with massive maps and maximum player counts of 128, as well as a major new mode that is yet to be announced, it's clear that the game's certainly aiming high. As you'd expect, however, the hardware of the PS4 and Xbox One isn't able to keep up with what the PS5 and Xbox Series X/S are capable of- which is going to result in some cutbacks.

Tucked away in the EA press release regarding Battlefield 2042 is the small but crucial detail that multiplayer in the game is going to be smaller in scale on last-gen consoles. How exactly? Well, on the PS4 and Xbox One, Battlefield 2042 is going to support a maximum of 64 players per match, as opposed to 128. Meanwhile, map sizes on last-gen consoles are also going to be reduced.

Well, at least the game will still cost $60, as opposed to $70 on the new consoles.

This does, of course, call into question how cross-play will be handled, or if there even will be cross-play. A recent leak claimed that Battlefield 2042 is not going to have cross-gen cross-play, and that leaked turned out to be right about everything else it mentioned.

Battlefield 2042 launches for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC on October 22.

Battlefield 2042's Climate Change Narrative Premise Has Nothing to do with Social Commentary, Developer Says

Battlefield 2042 is finally a thing that we know about officially, not just through leaks, and quite a few interesting details have emerged on the shooter. Even though it's going to have no single player campaign, it definitely has a narrative element. In its near-future setting, the world has been brought to the brink due to climate change, and US and Russia are fighting over food and fuel shortages. Players play as Non-Patriated soldiers (referred to as No-Pats), who owe no allegiance to any nation, and instead pick and choose who to fight for.

The parallels between the game's central premise and major real-world issues are extremely easy to draw- but developer DICE says that there is no social commentary involved with any of it, and all of these choices have been made purely for gameplay purposes.

"It is definitely purely a multiplayer game for us," design director Daniel Berlin said to IGN. "The reason we decided to go down this route is so we could create a narrative with this world that we could create through the eyes of the No-Pats. We wanted to get more spectacle in there, and more massive events happening. The setting fits that perfectly. It fits that scale, and it gives us reasons to go all over the world. It's for gameplay reasons across the board."

It's not uncommon for games to go with what are clearly and overtly political settings and premises charged with some level of social commentary, only to publicly deny those elements for PR and marketing purposes. A very recent example was when Ubisoft stated that Far Cry 6, inspired by the Cuban revolution, wasn't trying to make a political statement– though they later expanded on and, in effect, retracted that.

Battlefield 2042 is out for PS5, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, Xbox One, and PC on October 22. On PS5 and Xbox Series X/S, it will cost $70.

Check out details on the game's maps through here. Meanwhile, a brand-new multiplayer experience developer for the game by DICE LA is going to be unveiled next month.

Valorant New Agent Details Revealed: Abilities, Release Date

Valorant New Agent Details Revealed Abilities, Release Date

Recently, Valorant developers revealed some exciting details about the upcoming agent, and here's everything you need to know about it.

Riot Games' Valorant is one of the most popular first-person shooter games. The competitive esports title boasts several maps along with unique agents. Every agent in Valorant flaunts different abilities that are crucial to the gameplay.

Riot promised to release a new agent in each Act; however, there wasn't any new agent in Episode 2: Act 3. Fortunately, the devs confirmed that we'd definitely get a new agent in the Episode 3 update.

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Episode 2 Act III Gameplay Trailer – VALORANT

Episode 2 Act III Gameplay Trailer – VALORANT

Valorant New Agent Abilities

Recently, Valorant released a post to talk about the State of the Agents. Besides talking about future balances for the existing agents, devs dropped some interesting information about the upcoming agent.

Apparently, the agent's abilities will feel familiar to players who love playing traditional FPS games. That's because, according to the developers, the new agent will create "moments where you must rely on your gunplay."

Of course, it's still too soon to assume anything based on that statement; however, we think that a new agent might be able to pause other agent's abilities for a few seconds.

Nevertheless, this is only a prediction after reading the above statement from Riot, so take it with a pinch of salt.

Besides that, Valorant devs also revealed a teaser image for the new agent. And thanks to Floxay on Twitter, we know that the image is titled "Data Transfer." The data miner also revealed a spray from the previous Battlepass, which might be teasing the upcoming agent's look.

Besides teasing some abilities, Riot confirmed that the new agent would arrive with Patch 3.0.

The next major update will kick off Valorant Episode 3, and it is expected to come out around June 22nd, 2021. So, tighten your seatbelt because we'll definitely get more leaks for Episode 3 in a couple of days.

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Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris Reward This Week (May 28, 2021) – Map, Loot

Destiny 2 players have been having plenty of stuff to do lately, as an all-new season kicked off in the game a few days ago. With the Vault of Glass making a comeback and various other new weapons and changes making their way into the game, the game is filled with loads of new content.

  • MORE: Where Is Destiny 2 Xur Location Today (May 28) – What does he sell, Release Time

Despite the plethora of new stuff available, the Trials of Osiris is still something fans eagerly look forward to every week. For those who are unaware, Trials of Osiris is a 3v3 match in which players get rewards at 3,5, and 7 wins. You lose three, and you start all over again. With such high stakes, the rewards are also high.

Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer – Season Pass Trailer

Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer – Season Pass Trailer

Destiny 2 Trials of Osiris Reward This Week (May 28, 2021) – Map, Loot

The Trials of Osiris Rewards and map for this week hasn't been revealed yet. Trials of Osiris goes live at 5PM GMT every Friday, so you have to wait until then to get more information. For now, you can check out the rewards and map for last week.




  • 3 Wins (Powerful): Exile's Curse (Fusion Rifle)
  • 5 Wins (Powerful): Pyrrhic Boots (Legendary Leg Armor)
  • 7 Wins (Pinnacle): The Messenger (Pulse Rifle)
  • Flawless (Pinnacle): Adept Solar's Scar (Sword)



  • Cost – 1000 Glimmer
  • Requirements – 100 Progress
  • Rewards – XP, Glimmer, 35 Valor Rank Progress, 5 Trials Token, 1 Trials Engram

Trial of Decryption:

  • Cost – 1000 Glimmer
  • Requirements – 3 Progress
  • Rewards – XP, Glimmer, 35 Valor Rank Progress, 5 Trials Token



  • Perk – Forgives one loss per run.
  • Rewards – 25000 Glimmer, 15 Legendary Shards


  • Perk – With zero losses, your third win grants a bonus win.
  • Rewards – 25000 Glimmer, 15 Legendary Shards


  • Perk – Increased tokens from reaching 3, 5, and 7 wins on a ticket.
  • Rewards – 35000 Glimmer, 25 Legendary Shards


  • Perk – Grants bonus XP from Trials wins, scaling with the number of wins on a ticket.
  • Rewards – 35000 Glimmer, 25 Legendary Shards


  • Perk – Grants bonus rewards from Flawless Chest.
  • Rewards – 50000 Glimmer, 50 Legendary Shards

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Where Is Destiny 2 Xur Location Today (May 28) – What does he sell, Release Time

Destiny 2 was released quite a while ago but frequent updates have made sure that the game maintains its dominance in the looter shooter genre. Recently, the Season of Splicer kicked off in the game, adding tons of new weapons as well as the fan-favorite Vault of Glass.

  • MORE: Destiny 2 Oracle Locations – How to complete Vault of Glass Raid

If you are a veteran Destiny 2 player you might be well aware of Xur. The popular merchant arrives every week in the game and gives players a chance to buy some exotic weapons, armors, and a lot of other stuff.

Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer – Vault of Glass Trailer

Destiny 2: Season of the Splicer – Vault of Glass Trailer

Who is Xur?

Xur is the Agent of Nine and like we mentioned earlier, players can buy a plethora of items from him using Legendary Shards. There is a new set of weapons and armor available for sale every week.

However, there is a catch. Xur's location changes every week, so players need to know where he will be spawning before they are able to buy items from him. Xur appears in either The Tower, European Dead Zone, Titan, Nessus, or IO.


Bungie hasn't released Xur's location for this week yet. Do note that Xur arrives in the game every Friday at 5 pm GMT/1 pm EST. He is available until Tuesday, so players have a bit of time to be able to buy their items from him. For now, you can check out Xur's offerings for last week.

Location (MAY 21, 2021):

  • The Tower

Inventory (MAY 21, 2021):

  • Monte Carlo (Auto Rifle) – 29 Legendary Shards
  • Gemini Jester (Leg Armor) – 23 Legendary Shards
  • Dunemarchers (Leg Armor) – 23 Legendary Shards
  • Astrocyte Verse (Helmet)– 23 Legendary Shards

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New Gundam SEED Manga, Film, and Mobile Game Announced

New Gundam SEED Manga, Film, and Mobile Game Announced!

Recently, Bandai Namco has come forward to announce multiple Mobile Suit Gundam SEED projects, and here's everything you need to know about it.

Directed by Mitsuo Fukuda, Mobile Suit Gundam SEED is a popular Japanese anime. The series was broadcasted between 2002 and 2003, and then a sequel of the anime aired from 2004-2005. Since then, we've seen three films, manga, and light novels based on the anime franchise.

Well, it looks Bandai Namco is all set to bring the series back to fans through multiple new projects.

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"Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway" Trailer 2 (EN sub)

"Mobile Suit Gundam Hathaway" Trailer 2 (EN sub)

New Gundam SEED Manga, Anime, and Game

To celebrate the upcoming 20th anniversary of 2002's Gundam SEED anime, Bandai Namco announced the Mobile Suit Gundam SEED Ignited.

As part of the new initiative, the studio announced three new projects centered around the legendary anime; a new manga, a film, and a mobile game.

The new manga, Mobile Suit Gundam Seed Eclipse, will release worldwide in July. As reported by Anime News Network, the upcoming manga's story is set between the "missing two years between the two wars."

A new Gundam SEED movie is also in the making, which was initially announced back in 2006. The movie is supposed to serve as a sequel to the TV series.

For some reason, we didn't hear anything about the movie since the announcement. But fortunately, now it's confirmed that the new movie is in production.

However, there's no official release window for the movie, and we'll hear more about the project in the future.

Finally, Bandai Namco also announced a Gundam SEED mobile game. Of course, we don't have any details on the upcoming game, and it's too soon to assume that the game is already in development.

Anyway, Bandai Namco confirmed that they'd release more information on the upcoming mobile game pretty soon. So, let's wait and get back to seeing the original anime to be ready for what's ahead.

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Who is Moon Knight, What are His Powers And What is His Relation to Dracula?

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Oscar Isaac is going to play the questionably great and but extremely powerful Moon Knight for his upcoming MCU series for Disney+, and here are his powers.

Another week, another A-tier actor joins the MCU. This time it's Oscar Isaac of Star Wars fame playing Moon Knight.

This hero is among the more unconventional superheroes out there in the MCU.

Moon Knight suffers from Dissociative Identity Disorder and the fact that he derives his powers from an Egyptian Moon god further aggravates the problem.

Read more to learn about Moon Knight and what his powers are.

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Marvel Studios' Eternals | Official Teaser

Marvel Studios' Eternals | Official Teaser

How Did Moon Knight Get His Powers?

Moon Knight, born as Marc Spector, was a former US Marine-turned-C.I.A. agent. He later left both the organisations with disgrace and became a soldier-for-hire.

During one of his missions in Egypt at a Pharoah's tomb, a scuffle in the crew ensured. Spector was mortally wounded and the crew on his side placed him beneath the idol of the Egyptian god Khonshu. There, his spirit ascended and met Khonshu himself who promised to save his life in exchange of his service.

He returned with his friend Frenchie and now his lover Marlene to New York. They helped him develop the costume and persona of Moon Knight to fight crime.

What Are Moon Knight's Powers?

Spector attributing his powers and abilities to Khonshu are often in question. He himself isn't a reliable source for himself due to his state of mind. Nevertheless, the Moon Knight has superhuman powers such as:

  • Enhancement of strength, endurance, and reflexes depending upon the phases of the moon. The fuller the moon, the more strength he gains. It isn't known whether his strength is mystical or simply self-hypnosis due to psychological instability.
  • Resistance to some psychic attacks due to multiple personalities. Also receives prophetic visions sometimes.
  • High tolerance for pain either as a result of a spiritual gift or simply being numb from years of damage.
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Moon Knight also has general human powers that greatly aid him in his conquest such as:

  • Expert hand-to-hand combat with expertise in various Martial Arts from Krav Maga to Muay Thai. Also an Olympic-level athlete and a skilled acrobat and gymnast.
  • Expert detective and private investigator with top knowledge about the criminal underworld.
  • Expert interrogator who doesn't shy from using military secrets of torture.
  • Pinpoint accuracy as a sharpshooter and can slice a bullet in half with a crescent disc.
  • Mastery over various weapons such as combat knives, chains, brass, knuckles, shurikens, and boomerangs and all types of firearms from pistols to Gatling guns.
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What Is Moon Knight's Relation With Dracula?

It is currently rumoured that Moon Knight faces off against Dracula in the upcoming Disney+ series. The two know and mention each other in the comics but their relation skyrocketed in popularity after popular memes around them.

Dracula isn't exactly among the main antagonists faced by Moon Knight in the past, bringing speculations about a tie-in with the upcoming Blade reboot featuring Mahershala Ali given Blade's history with Dracula.

Moon Knight features Oscar Isaac as the titular protagonist and releases in 2022 on Disney+.

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When's The Inazuma Region Releasing in Genshin Impact? – Release date, Ayaka, Scaramouche and Electro Archon Lore, Map Leaks

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The release date for Inazuma, one of the seven regions of Teyvat, is one of the most anticipated announcement for Genshin Impact fans. We compiled all the major hints so far that could help us pinpoint the Inazuma release date, along all the major story, lore, and character elements revealed in Genshin Impact so far.

Note that this piece contains spoilers if you haven't finished all of the main story quests available in Genshin Impact as of April 2021.

Version 1.6 "Midsummer Island Adventure" Trailer | Genshin Impact

Version 1.6 "Midsummer Island Adventure" Trailer | Genshin Impact

Genshin Impact 1.6 Livestream – More Inazuma concept artwork, May 28, 2021 update

miHoYo revealed more concept artwork for Inazuma during the Version 1.6 livestream. A short segment at the end of the stream, with an SD version of Ayaka, revealed six new pieces of artwork:

The areas' names are:

  • Watatsumi Island (artwork 1)
  • Seirai Island (2)
  • Tsurumi Island (3)
  • Unknown location (4)
  • Unknown location in somewhere in Narukami Island: "The plant life here has grown gnarled and unnatural from growing in uttermost darkness. Something twisted seems to be sealed here" (5)
  • Narukami Island Grand Narukami Shrine (6)

New Inazuma artwork and lore, April 16, 2021 Update

miHoYo, on the livestream for Genshin Impact 1.5 Beneath The Light of Jadeite, revealed six new artwork for Inazuma. Revealing several areas. We have Narukami Island ith its tall mounains. Then we have the Tatarasuna, Kannazuka area, with two artworks of two different locations. The first one with sakura raining like snow, and the second one showing the Mikage Furnace.

Next, we have two artwork for Yashiori island and its snake skeleton cavern. Lastly, we have the Tenshu castle, or Tenshukaku, in Inazuma City. Where Electron Archon Baal should be residing.

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Official lore (April 16, 2021 update)

Narukami Island: A sight witnessed by al inbound travelers to Inazuma. The Grand Narukami Shrine and Sacred Sakura on the mountain, and the city of Inazuma on the coast.

Yashiori Island: The skeleton of a great snake rests on this island. The presence of evil is palpable here.

Tatarasuna, Kannazuka: The mountain surrounding the Mikage Furnace. Blossoms continue to bloom here, impervious to the effects of war.

Mikage Furnace at Tatarasuna, Kannazuka: The largest smelting facility in all the islands of Inazuma, surrounded by jagged, rocky terrain. War has brought production to a halt.

Tenshukaku, Inazuma City: The residence of the most exalted one in all of Inazuma. Standing tall on the highest point in the city, it watches over all under the Electro Archon's dominion.

The versions of the artwork shown on stream, and published by the Japanese Twitter, also teased a new character from Inazuma. In SD form.

Note that while her identity wasn't officially confirmed, this teased character is definitely not Baal seeing the lore we know (see further below). Moreover, according to several Chinese speakers, this new pink character was described as a "fox" by Zhongli, and was described as a friend of Zhongli and Baal. Lastly, she doesn't look like Mei from Honkai, but more like Yae Sakura.

Our summary of the livestream can be found here. Sadly, we did not get a new update roadmap with Inazuma. But that's better than nothing.

Inazuma reveal on the 1.5 stream? April 15, 2021 Update

miHoYo announced the 1.5 livestream, here's everything you need to watch it as fast as possible. Moreover, Zhongli's Chinese VA teased that "miHoYo will become leakers themselves". Teasing the reveal of a new roadmap, probably pinpointing which update will add Inazuma.

Our original story is found below.

What is Inazuma in Genshin Impact?

Inazuma is one of the seven regions of Teyvat, and the Electro region. Just like how Mondstadt is based on western medieval Europe, and Liyue is based on China, Inazuma will be based on Japan. It'll be an island region located somewhere east of Liyue Harbor on the world map. Main story wise, Inazuma is currently the next destination of the Traveler, and Act II of the Teyvat story.

In the past, miHoYo listed the upcoming regions and story chapters in Genshin Impact:

Act Prologue: The Outlander Who Caught The Wind. Region: Mondstadt (Anemo / wind element). Featured character: Diluc

Act I: Farewell, Archaic Lord. Region: Liyue (Geo / earth element). Featured character: Ningguang

Act II: Omnipresence Over Mortals. Region: Inazuma (Electro / lightning element) Featured character: Ayaka Kamisato

Act III: Truth Amongst the Pages of Purana. Region: Sumeru (Dendro / wood element) Featured character: Cyno

Act IV: Masquerade of the Guilty. Region: Fontaine (Hydro  / water element) Featured characters: Lyney and Lynette

Act V: Incandescent Ode of Resurrection. Region: Natlan (Pyro / fire element) Featured character: Iansan

Act VI: Everwinter Without Mercy. Region: Snezhnaya (Cryo / ice element) Featured character: Harbinger Pulcinella

Act ?: The Dream Yet to Be Dreamed. Region: Khaen'riah (no element listed). Featured character: Bough Keeper Dainsleif

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Inazuma release date in Genshin Impact

First off, it's important to note miHoYo did not publish a release date for Inazuma yet. However, it's likely we could hear about a release date estimate soon.

Back when Genshin Impact released, miHoYo published a roadmap for the updates, up to Ver 1.3. In other words, we already knew from the start Dragonspine would be added in 1.2. And that the Lantern Festival was coming in 1.3, Which strongly hinted at Xiao's banner, for example.

However, since the launch of 1.3, miHoYo has yet to publish a new roadmap for future updates. This means we could hear about Inazuma and its release very soon. Once miHoYo decides to publish a new roadmap.

Currently, Genshin Impact is at Ver 1.5, released on April 28. The 1.6 livestream confirmed Inazuma will not be added to the game. So far, the game's updates have happened every six weeks. Assuming this release pace stays identical, it means we'll wait till Version 1.7 on July 21, 2021, at earliest, for Inazuma to release.

Biggest hints, characters, and lore elements revealed on Inazuma so far

miHoYo hinted Inazuma is coming multiple times in the past.

The first Beta Test and Ayaka. Genshin Impact had over three Closed Beta Tests before release. While players were handpicked and selected by miHoYo, any participating player could freely share information, screenshots, and gameplay. Unlike the current Private Beta Tests for future versions, where it's strictly forbidden by NDA to share anything.

The first Beta included Ayaka Kamisato as a playable character. A Sword user and Cryo user from Inazuma. It's likely she will be added to the main game with a banner with the release of Inazuma.

Voiced by Saori Hayami, Ayaka was also in one of the very first trailers for Genshin Impact in September 2019, back when few cared about the game.

  • AYAKA – Latest official teaser for the Inazuma character

Inazuma map leaks

Some players, by datamining content from the first Beta Test, made a possible map of Teyvat judging from that data. Needless to say, the full map will be completely different. And we won't see it anytime soon, it'll probably take years. However, this can give you an idea of where Inazuma is located. Again, we can see it's at the east of Liyue Harbor.

The above mentioned list, listing the regions and their order. This was revealed right after the release of Genshin Impact on September 28, 2020.

DualShockers' interview with miHoYo. Simultaneously with the release of Genshin Impact, back in September 2020, the studio told us regarding the release date of Inazuma:

miHoYo: "Perceptive players will have already noticed the hints that we dropped about the new city in development. We are working hard to bring it to players as soon as we can".

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Zhongli's answers at the end of the Liyue Archon quest. With the release of Ver 1.1 in November 2020, miHoYo confirmed in-game for the first time that the Traveler will head next to Inazuma.

Unreconciled Stars event and Scaramouche

With Ver 1.1 and this event, players were introduced to the 6th Fatui Harbinger, Scaramouche, who is likely to be from Inazuma. This is speculation from his clothes and physical features, as miHoYo technically never officially confirmed it.

Seeing Childe was made playable, it's likely Scaramouche, voiced by Tetsuya Kakihara, will get his own banner at some point despite being an antagonist. If he plays a key role during the Inazuma story chapter, he could be added then. Otherwise, Scaramouche might be made playable in a much further update.

The Drifting Bottles and Uyuu restaurant. Dragonspine, which was added with Ver 1.2 in December 2020, included new hints pointing out at Inazuma. If you've explored the whole mountain, you'd have found drifting bottles sent from Inazuma. The bottles most notably mention Uyuu restaurant, which is seemingly one of the key locations in Inazuma we'll be visiting.

Genshin Impact Inazuma release date – How the Electro, Inazuma Archon is linked to it

Baal, the Electro Archon, will be playing a key role in the Inazuma storyline, most probably as the main antagonist. We've learned quite a lot about her in-game, and her different titles: God of Eternity Raiden Shogun, and Immortal Shogun.

However, miHoYo did not reveal any artwork or screenshot of Baal yet. The one thing to note however, is that Genshin Impact and Honkai Impact, another miHoYo game, have several lore links. Several Genshin Impact characters look similar to Honkai characters, or are named after them. And from what we know so far, it's highly likely Electro Archon Baal will look similar to raiden Mei from Honkai.

That's all we have so far. Keep this in your bookmarks as we we'll keep adding more and more details, and tell you as soon as possible once we have a release date for Inazuma. Genshin Impact is available on PC, PS4, PS5 via backward compatibility, and Mobile. The game was also announced on Switch, but has no release date on the platform yet. If you'd like to discuss Inazuma lore, you can always reach out to me on Twitter @A_iyane07.

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Genshin Impact Latest Codes (May, 28, 2021) – How To Redeem Codes For Free Primogems?

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miHoYo regularly releases new Genshin Impact codes, to redeem for free Primogems and items. You can find below the latest codes revealed, along with how to redeem the codes, whether you play Genshin Impact on PC, PS4, PS5, or Mobile.

Version 1.6 "Midsummer Island Adventure" Trailer | Genshin Impact

Version 1.6 "Midsummer Island Adventure" Trailer | Genshin Impact

One time use permanent codes

  • GENSHINGIFT – 50 Primogems, 3 Hero's Wit

Genshin Impact 1.6 – May 28 Update

  • WTNTBYSZJNRD – 100 Primogems, 10 Mystic Enhancement Ore
  • 8A6ABHTH2N9Z – 100 Primogems, 5 Hero's Wit
  • UTNBBGSZ3NQM – 100 Primogems, 50,000 Mora

These codes will expire on May 29 at midnight ET / May 28 at 9 PM PT. Click here for a countdown.

Genshin Impact 1.5 – May 11 Update

Still no new codes and it doesn't seem like we'll get any till the Genshin Impact 1.6 livestream codes. Usually there are one or two codes revealed during the six weeks interval between two updates, shared by YouTubers affiliated with miHoYo. However, no codes like this have been shared since the release of 1.5.

While you can find several new code videos on YouTube every day, none of them have actual new codes. We'll keep this page updated, so keep it in your bookmarks. Lastly, remember these two codes from March are still valid if you haven't used them yet: GS6ACJ775KNV (60 Primogems), SBNBUK67M37Z (30 Primogems, x5 Adventurer's Experience).

Genshin Impact April 16 livestream codes

  • FS6SU367M279 – 100 Primogems, 10 Mystic Enhancement Ore
  • 4BNSD3675J8D – 100 Primogems, 5 Hero's Wit
  • ATPTUJPP53QH – 100 Primogems, 50,000 Mora

Initially, these codes would expire on April 17, midnight ET. However, several players encountered issues when logging in on the site. The official Genshin Impact Twitter account has as such announced an extension. The codes now expire on April 18, midnight ET / April 17, 9 PM PT / April 18, 05:00 GMT. Click here for other time zones, and here for a countdown.

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Genshin Impact March 30 codes (still working)

  • SBNBUK67M37Z – 30 Primogems, 5 Adventurer's Experience

Genshin Impact March 23 codes

  • TT7BVJNPL249 – 60 Primogems, celebrating 2,000 participants in the Windblume Snapshots event. Expires on March 29, 11:59 AM ET.

Genshin Impact March 18 codes

How to redeem Genshin Impact codes on PC and Mobile?

Players can redeem the codes on the official Genshin site's gift page. Make sure to login with your correct information. Then, make sure to pick the right server you're playing on, or else you will be redeeming the codes on another server. Save progress is not shared between servers. If you pick the wrong server, you will be unable to transfer the rewards from one server to another.

You can also access the redeem function in-game, by entering the Settings menu, then the Account menu, and select Redeem Code.

How to redeem Genshin Impact codes on PS4 and PS5?

PS4 and PS5 Genshin Impact players can only access the redeem function directly in-game. As we explained above, it's located in the Settings menu, in the Account section.

Keep this post in your bookmarks as we will regularly update it whenever new free Primegems redeem codes are available. miHoYo regularly publishes codes, with the biggest Primogem giveaways being during the live streams once per month. Keeping track of these codes is another way to save Primos for your favorite characters such as Venti.

Be sure to check our guide and fix if you encounter the Connection Failed issue and are unable to play Genshin Impact.

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March 6 live stream codes – 300 Primogems (Expired)

Following the Version 1.4 stream of Genshin Impact, miHoYo revealed several new codes to redeem for free Primogems. If you missed it, we covered everything you should know from the Genshin Impact 1.4 livestream and the new update Invitation of Windblume.

  • KTNSCQWW922M – 100 Primogems
  • ET7ADQFF8KJR – 100 Primogems
  • PSNTC8FEQK4D – 100 Primogems, 50,000 Mora

These Genshin codes will be working until March 6 11 PM ET. If you're in PT, that's March 6 8 PM PT. Lastly, for GMT players, that's Sunday March 7 at 4 AM. This is the same time limit worldwide, regardless on which server you play. If you don't live in either ET, PT, and GMT, click here for a time zone conversion table.

Genshin Impact is a free-to-play open world action JRPG, available on PC, PS4, PS5 via backward compatibility, and Mobile. The game was also announced on Switch, but has no release date on the platform yet. Lastly, if you found codes we didn't share yet, you can always reach out to me directly on Twitter @A_iyane07.

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Genshin Impact 1.6 – Release Date, Klee, Kazuha Banners Time, New Boss, Skins Price, Events Revealed on Livestream

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miHoYo held on May 28 the Genshin Impact 1.6 livestream, officially revealing the release date for the Midsummer Island Adventure update with Klee and Kazuha – we have all the details below, including the boat system and costumes (skins) pricing.

Collected Miscellany – "Eula: Surging Frost" | Genshin Impact

Collected Miscellany – "Eula: Surging Frost" | Genshin Impact
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Genshin Impact 1.6 release date, trailer

The 1.6 update of Genshin Impact, Midsummer Island Adventure, will be launching on June 9, 2021 (June 8 ET). The specific maintenance schedule and launch time will, as always, be revealed a few days before June 9.

New character – Kaedehara Kazuha, support role, voice actor

Kazuha is a Sword and Anemo 5* character from Inazuma. An intro trailer and screenshots from Kazuha's Story Quest were shared. Klee's banner will launch on June 9 with 1.6, and Kazuha's banner will be coming three weeks after it on June 30.

In the official press release, Kazuha is described as a Support character by miHoYo. Explaining how with his Elemental Skill and Burst. Kazuha can buff party members, and crowd control hordes of enemies.

Kazuha's skills, like Venti or Sucrose's Anemo Skills, deal additional Elemental damage if they come into contact with Hydro, Pyro, Cryo, or Electro. Lastly, by triggering a Swirl reaction, Kazuha can further buff his teammates with an Elemental Damage Bonus for their corresponding Element.

Kazuha will appear in a new Archon quest (main story quest). He is traveling with Beidou and her Crux Fleet, and will give the Traveler clues about the way to the closed-off Inazuma.

In Japanese, Kazuha is voiced by Nobunaga Shimazaki (Yuki in Fruits Basket remake).

New weapons banner

New boss Maguu Kenki

Maguu Kenki uses Cryo and Anemo attacks, and can summon phantoms of itself. miHoYo stated in the press release that "it can only be taken down while in close-range combat" perhaps insinuating that it can nullify long-range attacks to a certain degree.

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How to get the new Costumes (Skins) for Barbara and Jean, Price

The Barbara summer costume, Summertime Sparkle, will be available for free as you clear its event, Echoing Tales. Once the Echoing Tales event ends, Summertime Sparkle will then be available in the Shop for 1680 Genesis Crystals.

The Jean summer skin, Sea Breeze Dandelion, will only be available through the Shop, for 1350 Genesis Crystals for a limited time during 1.6, and then permanently for 1680 Genesis Crystals:

New events and free 4* Catalyst weapon

The update's story begins with Klee receiving a mysterious letter from "Dodo-King" threatening to take her doll Dodoco away from her. Searching for Dodo-King, players will explore a new, secluded achipelago using boats called Waverider, in search of the mysterious "Dodoland."

By completing all the events, we'll get a brand-new four-star catalyst, Dodoco Tales, and all the materials to fully refine it.

Here's the gameplay trailer for all the new events, including the Waverider (boat event), "Whirlpool off to Starboard" (new Gliding challenge with the Waverider), the Bom Bom tennis mini-game with Klee, and a new event similar to the Contending Tides battle event.

It looks like the boat system is an event-only limited addition.

Genshin Impact 1.6 – System optimizations trailer

Most notably, several repetitive confirmation windows were removed from the game. Leaving a Domain without completing it will be smoother as well.

Serenitea Pot update – Place characters in Housing mode

Genshin Impact 1.6 will let players place their characters inside the Serenitea Pot. miHoYo has previously stated this is only available for characters you actually own.

Characters in your realm will gradually accumulate Character Companionship Experience over time. The increase rate depends of your Adeptal Energy Rank.

That's all the details from the 1.6 livestream. Most of it had leaked beforehand, but I'm personally still looking forward to the boat event. How do you feel about the update so far? You can always reach out to me directly to chat on Twitter @A_iyane07.

Genshin Impact is available on PS4, PS5, PC, iOS, and Android.

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Moon Knight MCU Details and His Relationship With The Avengers

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Last year, Marvel announced that the Moon Knight series was in the works for Disney Plus last year. But we had heard very little about it until the recent announcement which confirmed that Oscar Isaac will be playing the role of Moon Knight in the series.

This announcement signifies the arrival of more content for the Marvel Cinematic Universe for the next few years as the franchise continues to expand on streaming platforms.

Marvel's Moon Knight is one of those characters who seem to be inspired by DC Comics' Batman and is certainly more of a weird character.

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Marvel Studios' Eternals | Official Teaser

Marvel Studios' Eternals | Official Teaser

Who Is Playing The Role Of Moon Knight?

The role of Moon Knight will be player by Oscar Isaac in the upcoming series on Disney Plus.

This was confirmed in a tweet by both Marvel and Isaac with the same line — "We are Moon Knight," which is a direct reference to the character's complex psychology.

Moon Knight And Avengers

In the comics, Moon Knight has fought alongside the Avengers, the Defenders, and other known Marvel hero teams.

It is rumored that Marvel plans to capitalize on the success of Avengers by creating more super-team crossover movies. This includes not only Young Avengers and Dark Avengers/Thunderbolts but also a Midnight Sons movie.

The Midnight Sons will have more supernatural heroes in the MCU joining hands to face the world's darkest and most unsettling threats.

This Midnight Sons movie will probably feature both existing and new MCU characters – including Doctor Strange, Scarlet Witch, Blade, and Moon Knight.

Moon Knight MCU Phase 4

It is already confirmed that Moon Knight will be a part of MCU Phase 4.

Back in February, Kevin Feige, the President of Marvel Studios gave a vague timeline for the production of Moon Knight.

According to his statement, it was suspected that the production would begin somewhere between the end of March and the beginning of June 2021.

If we take Marvel Studios' latest tweet into consideration, this timeline seems about right. And Moon Knight will most likely be released after Ms. Marvel which is scheduled for a late 2021 release on Disney Plus.

Moon Knight Release Date

Currently, there's no word on a release date, but taking the above information into consideration, we will most likely get to see the Moon Knight series on Disney Plus in the first half 2022.

Meanwhile, there are several other Marvel shows on their way soon to Disney Plus. Loki is set to premiere on June 9th and both Ms. Marvel and Hawkeye are scheduled for the later half of 2021.

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Joker 2: Will Arthur Fleck Finally Face Batman?

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Todd Phillips will be returning as co-writer for Joker 2, but will the sequel finally let Arthur Fleck come face to face with Batman?

The 2019 film presented a darker version of the Clown Prince of Crime through Phillips' unique vision and Joaquin Phoenix's stellar performance.

Joker stood independently from the DCEU and many believed it would remain as a one-off show, but whispers of a sequel with Phoenix on board soon surfaced.

Where did Joker end?

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Spoilers Ahead

Arthur Fleck had a triumphant finale after his descent into madness, where Robert De Niro's Murray Franklin met a shocking end. After Arthur became somewhat of a god in the eyes of Gotham rioters, he was quickly incarcerated within the iconic Arkham Asylum during Joker's conclusion.

With Arthur now locked up – a familiar position for the Joker to be in – questions are now being asked about how Joker 2 will continue his story behind bars. We know that the Joker rarely stays imprisoned for long, but will Phillips lean on the source material this time around?

Could Phillips follow a comic book arc?

Batman Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth
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If Phillips takes the Grant Morrison and Dave McKean comic Arkham Asylum: A Serious House on Serious Earth into account, we could see chaos outbreak in Arkham. The comic follows the Arkham Knight as he attempts to diffuse a riot within the asylum involving many DC villains, including Two-Face, Killer Croc, and the Joker. 

If Joker 2 began before the riot, we could see a continuation of Arthur's internal struggle during his time at Arkham, where he would eventually provoke another riot that could end with his first confrontation with Batman.

Will Joker 2 have a time jump?

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Joker offered a momentous scene between Arthur and a young Bruce Wayne which was beautifully haunting and set up the characters' rivalry. But in order for Arthur to face Bruce as Batman in Joker 2, there would need to be a significant time jump.

Bruce's earliest donning of the cowl was during his late 20s, according to the comics, meaning Joker 2's narrative would need to exist at least 15 years after the events of Joker. This would make Arthur around 55 years old.

Of course, there's a good chance that Phillips will choose to follow his own narrative again, which will only add to the character's original adaptation. But perhaps he'll allow old enemies to meet in his own way, much to the delight of fans.

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