The Witcher Just Released Three Mesmerizing Posters

Netflix‘s next big original series is none other than The Witcher, which arrives on December 20. Based on the Polish novels by Andrzej Sapkowski, the show will follow the characters Geralt, a witcher who hunts monsters, Yennefer, a powerful sorceress, and Ciri, a child of destiny.

While we’re still a couple weeks away from the release of the show, The Witcher Twitter account released some images from the upcoming series that are mesmerizing. Check them out below.

Henry Cavill as Geralt.
Henry Cavill as Geralt.
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Henry Cavill stars as Geralt, who was created by fear, Freya Allan plays Ciri, who was created by prophecy, and Anya Chalotra plays Yennefer, who was created by power. All of these captions allude to each character’s backstory, which we will see in Season 1 of the show.

Because the upcoming Netflix series is based Sapkowski’s works, there is a lot of ground to cover between the characters and the world they inhabit. However, that didn’t sway showrunner Lauren Schmidt Hissrich from tackling this challenge. “To me, there are challenges, and there are opportunities. And this, to me, was such a great opportunity,” Hissrich told GameSpot during a recent interview. “You have all of these short stories presented in the first couple of books, in The Last Wish and in Sword of Destiny. There is no narrative thread between them, so Geralt doesn’t grow and change that much between the stories, because that’s not how they were originally written.”

The Witcher arrives on Netflix on December 20.

Smash Bros. Ultimate Director Praises Death Stranding

Death Stranding is an unconventional game and has gotten a mixed reception, but Hideo Kojima’s first independent effort has gained a high-profile fan: Super Smash Bros. director Masahiro Sakurai. Sakurai gave credit to its ambition and creativity, while voicing some relatively minor complaints about UI issues.

Sakurai shared his thoughts in the Japanese magazine Famitsu (via DualShockers). He praised the game’s originality and said he lost track of time while playing. In particular, he lauded some of its design solutions, like balancing the social sharing aspect with difficulty by gating those helpful connections behind objectives like restoring the Chiral network. He also said many games don’t achieve such a good mixture of story, gameplay, and new possibilities. He said it was a nice reminder of Kojima’s talent.

He did share some reservations, however. He said the UI symbols and text were too small and hard to read, and commented that the UI depends too much on button-hold commands. He also didn’t like volume of small rocks obstructing the landscape. (The text size issue, at least, will be getting an update this month.)

Though many of the Cyber Monday sales are behind us, a good deal on Death Stranding is still available in case Sakurai has you wondering what all the hubbub is about. GameSpot gave the title a 9/10 in our Death Stranding review.

“It’s positive without ignoring pain; in fact, it argues in both its story and its gameplay that adversity itself is what makes things worth doing and life worth living,” wrote Kallie Plagge. “It’s a game that requires patience, compassion, and love, and it’s also one we really need right now.”

Fortnite Green, Yellow, Red Steel Bridge Locations: Where To Dance For Chaos Rising Challenge

Epic has rolled out a new set of challenges in Fortnite. Week 9’s batch is called Chaos Rising, although like previous sets, there isn’t much of a theme running through the challenges, so you’ll be doing various tasks like skydiving through rings and using ziplines. One of the trickier challenges in this batch asks you to dance at a green steel bridge, yellow steel bridge, and red steel bridge. If you’re not sure where those are located, we’ve put together this guide to show you where to go, along with a map pinpointing the exact locations of all three spots.

Where Are The Green Steel Bridge, Yellow Steel Bridge, And Red Steel Bridge Locations?

  • Green steel bridge — southeast of Frenzy Farm
  • Yellow steel bridge — directly east of Misty Meadows
  • Red steel bridge — south of Pleasant Park

As the challenge states, you’ll need to find three different colored bridges for this mission. Given how many waterways there are around Fortnite Chapter 2’s new map, this can be a daunting task, especially if you’re not already familiar with the island’s layout, so we’ll tell you where each one is located to save you some aimless searching. If you need more help finding them, we’ve also marked where all three bridge locations on the map below.

Fortnite bridge locations
Fortnite bridge locations

How To Complete The Challenge

Once you know where to find the three bridges, completing this challenge is simply a matter of making your way to each one and using a dance emote while standing on them. Fortunately, you don’t need to visit all three bridges within a single match to complete this challenge, so the quickest way to finish the mission may be to dance at one, get eliminated, jump into a new match, dance at another, and repeat the process until you’ve check off all three.

This is the ninth weekly set of challenges Epic has rolled out in Fortnite Chapter 2. It’s unclear just how many more the developer has in store; the season was originally scheduled to end this month but has now been extended into February. In the meantime, if you need help completing any tasks from earlier in the season, you can find all of our maps and guides in our Fortnite Chapter 2 challenges roundup.

Don’t Miss These Hidden Gems on Switch – NVC 486

Welcome to Nintendo Voice Chat! It’s December, and this year’s release schedule is starting to calm down. So, the NVC crew is here to add even more games to your backlog with their discussion on the best hidden gems on Switch that you shouldn’t miss. After that, the panel talks about Link joining Super Mario Maker 2 and the one year anniversary of Super Smash Bros. Ultimate. Finally, your listener questions are answered yet again on Question Block.

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Pathfinder: Kingmaker Dev Announces New Game In Series

Developer Owlcat Games has announced a new entry in the  Pathfinder series that isn’t quite a sequel to Pathfinder: Kingmaker.

Pathfinder: Wrath of the Righteous is set to be a classic styled CRPG like Kingmaker. It won’t be a direct sequel, but is still based on the tabletop RPG and the developers hope to further explore elements of the previous titles.

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The new Pathfinder will feature new systems like mythic progression, which in the tabletop games allows characters to become powerful enough to change the fate of entire regions by following a mythic path and gaining mythic abilities. It’s also adding more classes such as witch and oracle character customisation options, and a new setting in the Age of Lost Omens.

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