Netflix's She-Ra And The Princesses Of Power Season 2 Is Coming This Year

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A second season of She-Ra and the Princesses Of Power has been announced. The Netflix exclusive will be returning this year on April 26.

She-Ra and the Princesses of Power is a reboot of the 1980s She-Ra: Princess of Power, which is a spin-off of the popular He-Man and the Masters of the Universe series. The new Netflix animated series is helmed by Noelle Stevenson, with protagonist Adora and antagonist Catra respectively voiced by Elena of Avalor's Aimee Carrero and Steven Universe's AJ Michalka.

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Overwatch Skins For Lunar New Year 2019 Revealed

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Overwatch Skins For Lunar New Year 2019 Revealed

Overwatch Lunar New Year 2019 - Year of the Pig

Overwatch's latest event, the annual Lunar New Year celebration, is now live. This event is modeled after Chinese culture, with references to important historical or cultural figures. The newly dubbed "Year of the Pig" will last through February 8.

The real star of any Overwatch event is the new cosmetic items, and this one is no different. The new skins largely pay homage to historical figures, especially Han dynasty generals: Lu Bu Reaper, Huang Zhong Hanzo, Guan Yu Reinhardt, and Zhang Fei Torbjorn. Others include Zhuge Liang Zenyatta and Hong Gildong Tracer, and the Epic skins Sanye Orisa and General Brigitte.

Past Lunar New Year skins are available again, along with other cosmetics like emotes and sprays. This year's event also brings back the capture-the-flag mode. This all comes alongside new patch notes and balance changes. Overall the update reduces the effect of armor, nerfs a couple of abilities for Brigitte and D. Va, and buffs Reaper.

The most recent Overwatch happening was an Ana-focused mini-event consisting of a short story and a single skin. Blizzard hasn't detailed how often it expects to do these smaller-scale events compares to the larger ones like the Lunar New Year and Winter Wonderland ones.

New Xbox One Backwards Compatible Games Are Now Available

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Microsoft has announced that two more games and their corresponding expansions are now backwards compatible on Xbox One. All four titles are a part of EA's Command and Conquer franchise.

As is the case with most new backwards compatible games, the announcement was made via a tweet by Xbox Live director of programming Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb. The two new games are Command and Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars and Command and Conquer 3: Red Alert 3. The former's expansion, Kane's Wrath, as well as additional content for the latter, titled Commander's Challenge, are also now backwards compatible.

In our Tiberium Wars review, Kevin VanOrd gave the game an 8.7/10, writing, "Not only is [Tiberium Wars] a great game, but it's a great example of a console RTS done right. If you've never played a Command & Conquer game before, there's no better time than the present." VanOrd did not offer as much praise in our Red Alert 3 review, but also remarked that the Xbox 360 version of the game has "enough good, crazy fun that it might just charm you into forgiving its flaws."

Anthem's Progression, Loot, And Loadouts: Everything You Need To Know

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Anthem's Progression, Loot, And Loadouts: Everything You Need To Know

Though it might not be obvious from all the gameplay videos that show off the flight and shooting mechanics, a big part of BioWare's Anthem, much like other online shooters, is chasing loot. As you push through Anthem's campaign, about a nation that hopes to control the all-powerful Anthem of Creation for its own ends and might end up destroying the world in the process, and into its endgame, you'll get to deck out your Javelin mech suit with some spiffy gear and some big, powerful guns.

BioWare recently gave GameSpot a chance to play several hours of Anthem at its studio in Austin, Texas, that included early and late-game content, which gave us a pretty solid sense of how it'll feel. But our snapshot didn't include much in the way of how the game's loot-based progression system will work. Lead producer Ben Irving filled in the gaps: you'll level up your Freelancer by earning experience points for completing missions and killing enemies, with the power level of individual Javelins tied to the strength of their equipped weapons and upgrades that you'll acquire via loot drops or crafting. You'll chase after the best guns and gear you can get by replaying content on harder difficulties, similar to other shooters such as Destiny 2 or The Division.

Another Xbox One Game Is Free To Play This Weekend

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If you've yet to pick up a copy of Dragon Ball FighterZ, you can now try the game out for free on Xbox One. As part of Microsoft's Free Play Days promotion, Xbox Live Gold subscribers can download and play the critically acclaimed Dragon Ball fighting game at no charge this weekend.

The free period runs from now through 11:59 PM PT on Sunday, January 27. During that time, you'll have access to the full range of content in the game. To jump in, simply download Dragon Ball FighterZ from either the Microsoft Store or the Gold member area on your Xbox One's dashboard.

If you like what you've played, you can purchase a digital copy of Dragon Ball FighterZ at a discount. All three of the game's editions are on sale in the Microsoft Store until January 31. The standard edition is down to $24; the FighterZ edition, which comes with the game's season pass, is $47.50; and the Ultimate edition is available for $55.