Apex Legends Team Guide: Pairing Abilities To Win Championships

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Apex Legends Team Guide: Pairing Abilities To Win Championships

Knowing the strengths and weaknesses of the characters is important in Apex Legends, so you always know what you're up against and what you're capable of on the battlefield. Equally important, though, is knowing how you can help your squadmates in emergency situations and amplify their ability to win.

Just about any team composition in Apex Legends is viable, but it's smart to balance characters with different strengths and weaknesses. It's a good idea to bring along a defensive character or medic in almost all cases, for instance, although it's not essential. And picking characters that go well together can increase your odds of winning, especially if you're smart and work together with your complementary abilities.

We've spent a whole lot of time with all the characters in Apex Legends, and we've seen some of the cool things they can do together. Below is a list of ways you can use Legends in concert with each other to get the upper hand on your opponents and win those coveted championships.

Dead Or Alive 6 Releases With $93 Season Pass

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Team Ninja has released the first season pass for Dead or Alive 6, and it costs more than the game itself. Dead or Alive 6 released today at a retail price of $60 USD, while its Season Pass 1--which went live almost immediately after the game launched--costs $93 USD.

For that staggeringly high price point, you'll net yourself over 60 costumes for the roster of fighters included in Dead or Alive 6 at launch, as well as two new additional characters that will release sometime between Mach and June. Season Pass 1 contains both volumes of the special Happy Wedding Costumes and two additional extended costume packs for all characters. There are costumes for the two new fighters as well, of which only the first--Fatal Fury's Mai Shiranui--has been revealed. Season Pass 1 also includes bonus content for NiCO and Nyotengu.

Twitch Prime's Free Games For March Are Out Now

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March is finally here, which means starting today, more free PC games are available for Amazon and Twitch Prime members. Until March 31, you can download these four games at no cost: Star Vikings Forever, The King's Bird, Kabounce, and Snake Pass.

Star Vikings Forever is a lengthy puzzle RPG about space vikings that fight evil intergalactic space snails. The King's Bird is an artsy platformer that utilizes gliding and requires maintaining your momentum to navigate many challenges. Brush up on your pinball skills with Kabounce, a multiplayer experience from the perspective of the ball itself where you try to hit bumpers to claim points for your team. In unique platformer Snake Pass, you're asked to "think like a snake" as you solve puzzles, which involves slithering into small spaces, coiling around bamboo to climb, and more.

To claim these deals, you just have to make sure your Amazon account is linked to Twitch. Every month there's a new round of free games, and Twitch also gives away free in-game loot and other digital content for Prime members on an ongoing basis.

Destiny 2: Xur Is Getting A Big Improvement In Season Of The Drifter

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The Season of the Drifter is about to start in Destiny 2, and it's bringing a lot of changes. There will be a new version of Gambit for players to check out called Gambit Prime, a new high-level activity called The Reckoning, new pinnacle weapons to earn, and a bunch of new loot to find.

With the sixth Destiny 2 season comes another big change that'll let you get cooler gear. Bungie is instituting a change for Xur, Emissary of the Nine, that'll make his weekly visits, and the Exotic weapons and armor he sells each week, a lot more useful to players.

According to a post from Bungie on Reddit, Xur's wares are changing in Season 6. He'll finally sell Exotics from the Forsaken expansion that dropped in Fall 2018. Up to now, Xur has only sold Year One Exotics, those from before the Forsaken expansion. In order to get the cool new gear added in Year Two, players had to hope for extremely rare random drops. With the Forsaken Exotics added to Xur's wares, you'll now have a weekly chance to purchase what you're missing for Legendary Shards.

Tom Cruise's Edge Of Tomorrow Sequel Is Moving Forward (Again)

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It's been nearly two years since there was any news about the potential sequel to the Tom Cruise-starring Edge of Tomorrow, but it seems the project is moving forward again. It has been reported that Warner is developing a follow-up to the 2014 sci-fi action movie.

According to Deadline, writer Matthew Robinson (Monster Trucks, The Invention of Lying) has been hired to work on the script after successfully pitching a story idea to the studio. The site states that the intention is for Cruise to reprise his role as reluctant soldier William Cage, along with co-star Emily Blunt and director Doug Liman.

Liman had previously spoken about his hopes to make a sequel, and in 2017 stated he had an "amazing" story for a sequel that was "way better than the first film." However, Deadline now states that work on this earlier version stalled and Robinson's story will be an entirely new take.

Last Chance To Get Shiny Meltan In Pokemon Go

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Last Chance To Get Shiny Meltan In Pokemon Go

Time is running out to catch a Shiny Meltan in Pokemon Go. As part of the game's ongoing Meltan event, Niantic is giving players their first chance to find the Shiny version of the new Mythical Pokemon, but it's only scheduled to appear until March 4.

To catch Meltan in Pokemon Go, you'll need to have the Mystery Box--an item you get in the mobile game when you transfer a Pokemon to either Let's Go Pikachu or Eevee on Switch. Once the box is opened, Meltan will spawn in the wild for 30 minutes. After that, the box will close, and you'll typically need to wait a week before you can repeat the process.

As part of this event, you'll have a chance of finding a Shiny Meltan in the wild when you open the Mystery Box. As you can see above, the Shiny variant has a slightly darker head than a typical Meltan, as well as a blue (rather than red) tail. On top of that, the time you need to wait to reopen the Mystery Box has been reduced for the event, allowing you to find Meltan much more quickly than before.

Destiny 2: Where Is Xur? Location And Exotic Weapons Guide (March 1-5)

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Destiny 2: Where Is Xur? Location And Exotic Weapons Guide (March 1-5)

The next reset marks the start of Destiny 2's sixth season, the Season of the Drifter. That makes this weekend's return of Xur, Emissary of the Nine, the last time you'll buy Year One Exotics from Xur before the reset, and a great chance to get something shiny to hold yourself over before the Destiny 2 grind kicks up again with the next part of its Annual Pass.

Head to Nessus this weekend to find Xur, who is hanging out in the Watcher's Grave area. From the transmat zone where you load into the area, head north and look up--Xur is waiting on one of the giant tree branches and you'll need to climb to reach him.

The gun Xur has on offer this week is The Colony, a powerful grenade launcher that often sees a lot of use in the Crucible. Instead of regular grenades, it fires tiny robot insects that crawl along the ground in the direction you fire, homing in on enemies and blowing them up. The Colony is great for competitive play thanks to its grenades' ability to find their targets.