News Genshin Impact's Big 3.5 Update Promises Rewards and Reunions on PS5, PS4
Feel the Windblume's Breath
The next major update from gacha giga hit Genshin Impact is weeks away, and developer miHoYo has outlined what eager fans can expect. Scheduled to roll out across PS5 and PS4 – as well, of course, as PC and smartphones – the revamp will bring with it new characters, returning minigames, and much more. It’s being...
Soapbox Help Me! I'm Hooked on Genshin Impact
Oh no, it’s only gone and happened, hasn’t it? Genshin Impact may already be a couple of years old, and thus sturdily established among many PlayStation faithfuls, but I think it may be digging its claws into me next. To be clear, I’m only 20 or so hours into my adventure through Teyvat, so there’s still time for me to escape. But I...
News Sonic Frontiers, Genshin Impact Fans at War Over Players' Voice Award
The Game Awards gets heated
Battle lines have been drawn and a video game war is being fought across social media: it's Sonic Frontiers vs. Genshin Impact. Both titles have been nominated for the Players' Voice Awards at The Game Awards tomorrow night, and the hardcore fanbase of each game has taken it upon itself to try and make their chosen game...
News Explore Genshin Impact's Massive 3.0 Sumeru Update on 24th August
Sumeru is right around the corner
The release date for Genshin Impact's next major content expansion, 3.0, has been revealed. The flamboyantly titled "The Morn a Thousand Roses Brings" update will go live next week on 24th August, for PS5 and PS4, and we got a lengthy trailer to celebrate. The big ticket item here is the addition of the Sumeru...
News Learn More About Genshin Impact's Colorful Cast of Characters in This Story Teaser
miHoYo keeps serving up the goods
The insanely profitable free-to-play Genshin Impact's latest update, Summer Fantasia, is now live. The team over at miHoYo are really on a tear because in addition to last week's cinema
News Get a Taste of Things to Come in This Moody Teaser for Genshin Impact
A requiem for Signora
A teaser trailer for Genshin Impact has been released, which alludes to the climactic events to come in the ongoing storyline of the massively popular online action RPG. In the teaser, we see members of the mysterious Fatui Harbingers, the ruling cabal of the Fatui, gathering to mourn fallen member La Signora. The Fatui are...
News Genshin Impact's Massive 2.8 Summer Fantasia Update Is Launching on 13th July
Return to the Golden Apple Archipelago
The wildly popular Genshin Impact is about to get a massive injection of content in the form of Summer Fantasia, Genshin Impact's free version 2.8 update. It's summertime in the world of Teyvat, a fact that will be represented in the returning Golden Apple Archipelago location, which has been revamped and...
News Check Out Genshin Impact's New Character in Action, Kuki Shinobu, Playable Today
The reliable deputy leader of the notoriously unreliable Arataki Gang
We got a new Genshin Impact trailer today, introducing a new character named Kuki Shinobu, and she will be the first new 4-star character introduced into the game in quite some time. Shinobu will be added to the game alongside the second phase of the big Genshin Impact 2.7...
News Genshin Impact Dev's New Action RPG Zenless Zone Zero will Zip into Summer Game Fest
Will platforms be confirmed?
Zenless Zone Zero, the new action RPG from Genshin Impact developer miHoYo, has been confirmed for Summer Game Fest Live. Geoff Keighley's upcoming event is promising "to reveal more of this fast-paced, stylish urban fantasy theme Action RPG". Zenless Zone Ze
News Zenless Zone Zero Is a Super Stylish Action RPG from Genshin Impact Dev miHoYo
We love it when a game makes a good first impression, and that's exactly what Zenless Zone Zero has done. This is the new action RPG from Genshin Impact developer miHoYo, and it's absolutely dripping with style. It adopts a futuristic urban setting rather than a fantastical one, and boasts multiple playable characters. The only...
News Genshin Impact Is Raking in Absurd Sums of Money
Mobile version making $1 billion every six months
Remember when Genshin Impact was first revealed? It was received irately by Nintendo fans, resulting in a series of meme-worthy photographs where Breath of the Wild stans converged on a convention to ridicule the release! Chinese developer miHoYo is enjoying the last laugh, though, as it’s reported...
News Genshin Impact Was 2021's Most Talked About Game on Twitter
Apex Legends, Final Fantasy also chart
Genshin Impact is so popular at the moment that it's been named the most talked about game on Twitter for the year of 2021. The Mihoyo title topped the list for the "most tweeted about games" category, fending off competition from Apex Legends and Final Fantasy. Over 2.4 billion tweets about gaming were posted...
News Odd Genshin Impact Issue Prompts More PS5, PS4 Crossplay Concerns
But is Sony to blame?
For the most part, the chatter about PlayStation’s resistance to crossplay has gone cold. You may recall, Sony held out on the functionality for a short period, but it’s since become fairly commonplace across a number of key franchises – including the company’s own MLB The Show 21. There was a fresh spike of criticism...
News Genshin Impact's Next Big Update Arrives 5th January on PS5, PS4
Genshin Impact continues to be one of the biggest success stories on PlayStation 5 and PS4, with millions upon millions of hours logged in 2021 yet again. And developer miHoYo will be banking on its next major update, v2.4, reeling lapsed players back in on 5th January, 2022. That’s next week, folks, so not long to wait! “As New...
News Horizon Forbidden West's Aloy Joins Genshin Impact Roster Today
Fortnite star part of another game
Fortnite character and Horizon Forbidden West protagonist Aloy today joins the roster of playable characters in online RPG Genshin Impact for a limited time. After you've downloaded update 2.1, you'll be able to log into your account on either PlayStation 5 or PS4 and claim her through the in-game mail system. She...
News Here's Your First Look at Horizon Forbidden West's Aloy in Genshin Impact
Good ol’ Genshin Impact: that ridiculously popular PlayStation release that this author has never touched. (Finally got it downloading now, for the record.) As you may already know, Aloy of Horizon Zero Dawn and Horizon Forbidden West fame is being added, and here she is in her full anime waifu debut. You’ll be able to play as the...
News Horizon Forbidden West's Aloy Joins Genshin Impact for a Limited Time
"More info soon"
Aloy, the protagonist of PlayStation titles Horizon Zero Dawn and the upcoming Horizon Forbidden West, will soon be available as a playable character in online RPG Genshin Impact. She will only stick around for a limited time, but the machine hunter is indeed on her way. More information concerning her addition will be shared soon,...
News Genshin Impact 2.0 Big Reveal Dated for 9th July
There's simply no stopping Genshin Impact. The free-to-play juggernaut seems to go from strength to strength these days, commanding a massive player count and constantly adding new bits and pieces to the experience. And, if you're into the open world RPG — or you're at least thinking of trying it out — you should know that the...
News Genshin Impact Does PS5 Trophy Hunters Right by Adding Platinum
Same list besides the addition
Not only does Genshin Impact look and run so much better with its new and improved PlayStation 5 version, but team Mihoyo has also given the native edition a Platinum Trophy. The all-important feature was missing on PS4, meaning Trophy hunters were simply stuck with a 100 per cent completion stat instead of that flashy...
News Open World Action RPG Genshin Impact Is Out Now on PS5
Genshin Impact, the extremely successful action RPG from Chinese developer miHoYo, is out now on PlayStation 5. The free-to-play title released on PS4 last year, but the next-gen version boasts better performance and super fast load times. We're certainly not Genshin Impact experts, but we do think that the game's worth a look for the...
News Genshin Impact Gets 8 Minutes of 4K, 60FPS Gameplay on PS5
Now that's impact
PlayStation has posted almost eight minutes of new Genshin Impact gameplay, showcasing the free-to-play action RPG on PlayStation 5. The above video can be viewed in 4K at 60 frames-per-second, which should give you a great idea of how the title looks on Sony's new system. In short, the incredibly popular title is looking buttery...
News Free-to-Play Juggernaut Genshin Impact Comes to PS5 This Spring with Multiple Improvements
Genshin Impact has already made an absurd amount of money — and it's about to make even more. The free-to-play action RPG hit PlayStation 4 last year, but we've always known that an improved PS5 version is in the works. And as it happens, that next-gen edition will launch in the near future. According to the game's latest trailer,...
News Genshin Impact PS5 Version Rated in Taiwan
What a pull
A native PlayStation 5 version of immensely popular free-to-play title Genshin Impact has been rated in Taiwan, as pointed out by Gematsu on Twitter. The colourful open world game is currently available on PS4, but it's playable on PS5 through backwards compatibility, where it has a much smoother frame-rate and better load times. A PS5...
News Genshin Impact's Big 1.1 Update Adds New Characters, Quests, and PS5 Support
Out next month
It only released at the end of last month on PS4, but Genshin Impact has already had a huge, er, impact. The free-to-play adventure smashed our own expectations, and developer Mihoyo has reportedly made a whole lotta money. But if you've been wondering what's next for Genshi
News Looks Like Genshin Impact Has Been a Gigantic Hit
Chinese free-to-play has really taken off
After originally causing controversy due to its similarities to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, free-to-play PlayStation 4 action role-playing release Genshin Impact has turned out to be a bit of a juggernaut for Chinese de
Hands On Genshin Impact Is a Very Impressive Free-to-Play Action RPG
Add to library
Straight to the point: Genshin Impact has pretty much ripped our expectations to shreds. The game that many have been calling a Breath of the Wild clone is actually really, really good — and it doesn't have to cost you a penny. Genshin Impact is a free-to-play, open world action RPG. It has a story, interesting characters, quests,...
News Free-to-Play RPG Genshin Impact Is Out Now on PS4
Breath of the Wild on PlayStation?
Genshin Impact, the free-to-play action RPG regularly compared to The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild, has today released on PlayStation 4. It's available as a free download from the PlayStation Store, or you can opt to purchase an £8.99/$9.99 Adventurers Bundle alongside it to give you a headstart. What...
News Free-to-Play Action RPG Genshin Impact Launches on PS4 in September
Genshin Impact, the action RPG from developer miHoYo, is finally releasing on PlayStation 4 late next month. The game's been in development for a while, and we've been following it ever since it was announced for Sony's system in 2019. You may remember that some crazy Nintendo fans caused a ruckus when it was revealed because it looks a...
News Open World Action RPG Genshin Impact Gets Closed Beta Test on PS4 Next Month
Update: Seems sign-ups are closed
It's been a while since we've spared a thought for Genshin Impact, but it seems the game is coming along well. As a reminder, this is an open world action RPG from Chinese studio Mihoyo that rubbed Zelda fans the wrong way with its resemblance to Breath of the Wild. There hasn't been much information to go on...
News Remember Genshin Impact, That 'Breath of the Wild Clone'? It Looks Great in 12 Mins of Gameplay
Action RPG continues to impress
We reckon Genshin Impact, the open world action role-playing game from Chinese developer Mihoyo, has been done a disservice. When the game was revealed for PlayStation 4 back at ChinaJoy 2019, it was dismissed by many as a simple "Breath of the Wild clone", and one Nintendo fan went as far as to smash a PS4 in protest...
News Zelda-Inspired PS4 Game That Made Nintendo Fans Irate Is Coming to Switch
Keep calm and carry on
A few months ago, Nintendo fans tossed their amiibo out of the pram when a Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild-inspired title was announced for the PlayStation 4. One particular player was so peeved by the existence of Genshin Impact that he smashed up Sony’s system in protest; others gathered at the Japanese giant’s...
Random Raging Zelda Fan Smashes PS4 Over Breath of the Wild 'Copycat' Genshin Impact
Protest breaks out at ChinaJoy
Oh boy, this is a doozy. For those who aren't aware, one of the many games announced at this year's ChinaJoy event is Genshin Impact, an open world action RPG that might ring a bell. As you can see in the announcement trailer, it bears more than a passing resemblance to
News Genshin Impact Off-Screen Gameplay Doesn't Do Zelda Comparison Any Favours
Still not worth smashing a console over, though
Despite what you may see and hear in the above video, it is not a subliminal advert for Ubisoft, and nor was it filmed at a public swimming pool. It is, in fact, off-screen gameplay of Genshin Impact, a new PlayStation 4 title announced and shown off at ChinaJoy. In the nine-minute clip, we get to see...
ChinaJoy 2019 Genshin Impact Is An Open World PS4 RPG with Waifus
Waifu of the Wild
Waifu of the Wild is what we colloquially named Genshin Impact at Push Square Towers while it was being showcased during Sony's ChinaJoy 2019 livestream. The open world RPG – previously announced for PC and smartphones – has a fairly cookie cutter premise and art style, but looks pretty polished in its announcement trailer...