Fortnite Week 2 Secret Banner Location Guide (Season 8 Discovery Challenge)

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Fortnite Week 2 Secret Banner Location Guide (Season 8 Discovery Challenge)

Season 8 of Epic's hit battle royale game, Fortnite, rolls on with a new set of weekly challenges to complete on PS4, Xbox One, PC, Nintendo Switch, and mobile. Week 2's tasks have players trekking to the furthest north, south, east, and west points on the island and dealing damage with the new Pirate Cannon weapon, among other things, all to score some more Battle Stars and unlock this season's cosmetic rewards.

If you're a seasoned Fortnite veteran by this point, you'll know there's an added incentive to complete as many challenges as you can; if you finish all of the tasks from a given week, you'll also clear a Discovery challenge and earn a special loading screen. On its own, the loading screen may not seem like a particularly worthwhile reward for completing so many tasks, but each one you unlock through this season's Discovery challenges contains a subtle clue pointing you to a free item hiding somewhere around the island.

Just as in Season 7, the item in question will alternate between a Battle Star (which levels your Battle Pass up by one tier) or a Banner (which can be used as a profile icon) depending on how many sets of challenges you've completed. The latter will be up for grabs if you've finished two weeks' sets, but first you'll need to figure out where it's hiding. Fortunately, this one is fairly easy to find.

Cobra Kai Season 2 Trailer Is Here And The Dojo War Has Begun

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We missed you, Cobra Kai. Thankfully, the YouTube Premium series is ready for its Season 2 return and things have never looked more intense for the Karate Kid sequel series. In the first trailer for the new season, which premieres on April 24, it's clear that Daniel LaRusso (Ralph Macchio) and Johnny Lawrence (William Zabka) will likely never get over their venomous relationship.

The teaser reveals that Daniel is dedicating himself to taking down the Cobra Kai dojo by fully launching the rival Miyagi-Do, which allows him to pass on the lessons he learned from Mr. Miyagi (Pat Morita) in the original Karate Kid film. What's more, he's offering his lessons for free in an attempt to undercut Johnny and Cobra Kai. "At Miyagi-Do, it's not about the money," he says. "It's about the karate."

Meanwhile, with Sensei Kreese (Martin Jove) back in the picture, it seems as though Johnny is embracing the dark side of Cobra Kai, as he teaches his students to be as ruthless as he once was. "Cobra Kai is about being badass," he tells his students.

PUBG Is Remastering Its Maps, Starting With Erangel

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PUBG Corp. has announced that future updates are coming to PlayerUnknown's Battlegrounds to improve the battle royale game's maps. The first map to be remastered is Erangel, PUBG's original battlefield.

"As some of you inferred from some recent leaks of a map image, we are working on new ways to balance loot and otherwise improve our maps, Erangel being the first," PUBG Corp. wrote in a blog post. "The addition of compounds is just one way we're testing internally, but is certainly not the ONLY way." In order to ensure any map changes "feel good when completed," PUBG Corp. plans on "testing several potential changes to Erangel soon." The exact details concerning these possible changes and planned tests will be revealed "in the coming weeks."

The blog post also reminds players to keep in mind that "leaked images are usually just a snapshot in time and rarely represent the entire plan or scope of what's being worked on." So the image of the new Erangel map may not turn out to be the changes that PUBG Corp. ultimately goes with. If, however, the image is to be believed, PUBG Corp. plans on adding numerous housing compounds to Erangel, creating new drops spots and points of interest to the map.

ToeJam & Earl: Back In The Groove Review - Rapper's Delight

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ToeJam & Earl: Back In The Groove Review - Rapper's Delight

ToeJam & Earl was in many respects typical of the kind of game that defined the Genesis--charmingly eccentric, ostentatiously hip, staunchly uncommercial. A broad comic pastiche of tropes from early hip-hop and mid-'80s New York street style, this low-key co-op dungeon-crawler about alien rappers had what you'd call a vibe, and as one might have put it then, it was a trip just to groove with it. ToeJam & Earl: Back in the Groove is faithful to this spirit. A ground-up remake from series creator Greg Johnson, it adheres so closely to the source material that it's hard to critique without it reading like a referendum on the original. Everything about the experience has been designed to make you nostalgic for the early 1990s, and sinking into its reverie of the past can be appealing. But too often it reminds you how far we've come since then, and makes you remember why certain things are better left behind.

Captain Marvel Xbox One X System Being Given Away By Microsoft

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Captain Marvel Xbox One X System Being Given Away By Microsoft

Captain Marvel is out this weekend, and Microsoft is marking the occasion with a special console giveaway. You can enter a sweepstakes to win an Xbox One X with a custom paint job modeled after the latest addition to the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

To enter you simply need to retweet the promotional tweet. You need to be 14 or older, and minors need a parent or guardian's consent to enter the contest. Entries are open through Thursday, March 28, after which the company will draw a name from the entrants and notify the winner.

Captain Marvel tells the story of Carol Danvers, aka the title character. This is a prequel story that takes place in the 1990s, detailing her origin story and laying the groundwork for her involvement in Avengers: Endgame. She was primed to be a major part of the conclusion of the Avengers story by a post-credits sequence in Avengers: Infinity War, when Nick Fury sent out a beacon for her just before dissolving into dust.

New Free PC Game Now Available On The Epic Store

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New Free PC Game Now Available On The Epic Store

Epic Games launched its own digital game storefront back in December, and to celebrate its first year in business, Epic is giving away a free game every two weeks. The latest free PC game is available now from the Epic Games Store: Slime Rancher, a charming first-person game set on a distant world known as the "Far, Far Range" where you collect cute, colorful slimes, grow crops, and harvest resources.

Essentially, you're in charge of feeding the slimes, which then produce "plorts" that can be exchanged for Newbucks, the in-game currency you use to purchase various upgrades for your farm. You can also experiment to create new slime types--but sometimes your slime creations may turn deadly. With a wild and vivid open world to explore and a slime farm to run, there's plenty to keep you entertained in this creative sandbox game (which is also available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4).

BioWare Explains Anthem's Inscriptions And How They're Changing

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BioWare Explains Anthem's Inscriptions And How They're Changing

BioWare has revealed a detailed guide for how weapon inscriptions in Anthem work. The guide answers several long-standing questions the Anthem community has had about the game--specifically what inscription icons mean and what damage numbers actually do.

Inscription icons are probably the most important thing to look for on weapons, as they inform you what's actually being affected. For every inscription that has a gear icon, the effect only applies to the specific weapon or item. If, however, an inscription is marked with a suit-looking icon, then the effect is applied to every weapon and item equipped to your Javelin.

So, for example, in the image above of the Masterwork Wyvern Blitz sniper rifle we found--which can be seen in our gallery of every Masterwork and Legendary weapon we've discovered in Anthem so far--you can see that two inscriptions only apply to the weapon itself and another two affect the entire Javelin. The inscriptions that increase weapon reload speed by 15 percent and physical damage by 150 percent only apply to the Wyvern Blitz. The 18 percent bonus to harvested items and 15 percent increase to grenade launcher ammo are added to a Javelin for as long as the sniper is equipped--even if you're not actually using it.

Bravely Second: End Layer Art Book Releases Later This Year

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Bravely Second: End Layer Art Book Releases Later This Year

Bravely Second: End Layer launched almost three years ago as a follow-up to 2012's Bravely Default: Flying Fairy. It received fairly positive reviews upon launch, with our own review awarding the game a 7 out of 10. Now, Square Enix has teamed up with Dark Horse Comics to release an art book set to come out later this year.

According to a post by Crunchyroll, Dark Horse and Square Enix will introduce the world to a behind-the-scenes look at Bravely Second with The Art of Bravely Second: End Layer. Launching in North America on November 19, this hardcover art book is 250 pages of "art, production notes, and in-depth commentary from the RPG's creative team, all in English for the first time." It'll cost $40 in the US and will be available to pre-order through Amazon, Barnes & Noble, Things From Another World, and local comic shops. There's no confirmation on when pre-orders will go live.

Check out the not-final cover art below.