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Anthem Storm Build Guide: Best Loadouts, Javelin Gear, & Class Combos

A master of the elements and the skies, the Storm is arguably the best and most powerful Javelin all of Anthem. It can dominate from a distance thanks to its incredible set of gear, as well as its ability to float high above the battlefield for an extended period of…

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Anthem Shaper Surge Event Guide – Exclusive Rewards

An Anthem live event is the chance to break away from the mundane. Each one makes slight tweaks to the world of Anthem — so far always in the Freeplay mode — and gives players something to do beside running Tyrant Mine over and over again. We know about three Anthem live…

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Anthem Stronghold Guide: Masterwork Gear & Loot Farming

The world of BioWare’s Anthem is a beautiful one, but it’s also quite dangerous. One of the most dangerous things you can do in the game is take part in activities called Strongholds — which are introduced during the campaign and expanded upon in the Anthem endgame. “Endgame” is the key…

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Anthem Heart of Rage Guide: Stronghold Walkthrough

Get ready for a fight against the Dominion’s best and nastiest soldiers! Which… you’ve already done, because “The Heart of Rage” is a rehash of the final Anthem campaign mission. And the only way to access the Stronghold version of The Heart of Rage is to finish the campaign itself. The main…

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Anthem Temple of Scar Guide: Stronghold Walkthrough

What happens when a massive Scar fuses itself with a tank and tries to create a Cataclysm? You get the Anthem Stronghold “The Temple of Scar.” That’s what! The final two Strongholds available during the Anthem launch window unlock after the final main story mission, “Return to the Heart of Rage.”…

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7 Ways Anthem’s Freelancers Are Like Real Life Freelancers

I’m a freelancer, just like the characters in BioWare’s Anthem. And in many ways, our lives are very similar. They wear Iron Man-style exosuits, and I wear pajama pants and a t-shirt that reads “Adult-ish” across the chest. They fight endless waves of enemies with cool names like “Scar,” “Wolven”…

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Anthem Tyrant Mine Guide: Stronghold Walkthrough

Part-way through the Anthem main story campaign, Corvus agents will task you with a new type of activity called Strongholds. Get familiar with them, because Strongholds are the focus of the Anthem endgame. That’s alright, though, because they’re also some of the most fun you can have in the game. The first — and…

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Anthem There Be Giants Event Guide – Exclusive Rewards

Anthem live events are the next logical step for any player that’s beaten the main story. Luckily, BioWare already has an event up in time for the launch of the game on consoles. It’s called “There Be Giants” and rewards exclusive vinyls for any Freelancer quick — and strong — enough to beat…

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Anthem Season 1 Guide – Echoes of Reality, Cataclysms, & More

Anthem has finally arrived — and now it’s available on all consoles. Today marks the start of a new BioWare experience and, according to the developers, it’ll be a living, breathing one. A huge part of this is the Anthem gameplay calendar. We expect three big updates this year, split into separate…

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Tips for Playing Anthem – 9 Things the Game Doesn’t Tell You

Anthem is officially out today! Well, technically it’s been out for like a week. In fact, I’ve been playing since last Friday (and beat it over the long weekend). And my 20-some hours have left me with a number of helpful Anthem tips that I’d like to pass on to…

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Anthem Tomb Guide: How to Unlock the Legionnaire Tombs

The Anthem tomb challenges appear a few hours into the core story campaign. These side quests halt the normal story missions for a bit, until you’re able to complete a number of tasks called the “Challenges of the Legionnaires.” You won’t be able to progress in the story until these challenges are…

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The Anthem Day One Patch Changes, Explained

The launch of Anthem, BioWare’s new third-person loot shooter, has had its fair share of problems. Long load times, mission-breaking bugs, and quality of life issues plagued the game during its paid “early access” period on PC. Now, however, Anthem has received a “Day One” patch in preparation for its…

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Anthem Masterwork & Legendary Weapons Guide: All Weapons

Destiny and The Division have Exotics. Borderlands has Pearlescents. Now, Anthem has Masterworks. Well, technically there are both Anthem legendary weapons and Anthem masterwork weapons. The difference between the two isn’t huge. They’re just the same weapons with slightly different stats. Our Anthem Masterwork & Legendary weapons guide runs down all of…

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Anthem Combos Guide – Primers, Detonators, and Elements

There are no elemental weapons in Anthem. That being said, you can still do elemental damage against enemies. You can set foes on fire, freeze, electrocute, or splash them with acid. Each of these Anthem damage elements has a different effect. In addition to that, they can be combined to set off combos…

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Fanwidth 004: Moms of Rage

Hello, lovely listeners. We’re back again! It’s your official Fanbyte podcast about fandom, culture, and (usually) video games. This weeks once again brings you Steven and merritt. And we have yet another new guest, Fanbyte Editor-in-Chief John Warren, on to endure our nonsense. Although John ends up bringing a good…

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Anthem Factions Guide – Unlocking Anthem Wear States, Metals

Surprise! Anthem has factions for you to curry favor (and side quests) with. Completing challenges for each Anthem faction rewards you with crafting blueprints for both items and consumables. With these equipped, it’s easier than ever to prepare for your next expedition. There are also a few visual upgrades to…

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Anthem Cosmetics Guide – Current Shop, Available Armor (March 4, 2019)

In Anthem, you have to look good while saving the world. Luckily for you, developer BioWare has included a fancy cosmetics shop where you can purchase all kinds of cosmetic goodies. These include special armor packs, different types of armor materials, graphics, and emotes. All items are available for purchase…

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Anthem Level Unlocks Guide – What Levels Do Javelins Unlock?

The Anthem is ringing loud and clear — at least for Origin Access Premier subscribers. Just like most other looter-shooters, you don’t unlock everything at once in BioWare’s Anthem. There are 30 levels to progress through and reaching certain marks unlocks new component slots, Javelins, and much more. We don’t…

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Mom, Dad – I Have a Crush on the Anthem Robots

When I was zero days old, and my mother held me in her arms for the first time, I’m sure she thought I was meant for greatness. She was right — of course she was — but I’m confident she didn’t expect her daughter would be sitting at a desk and writing about a…

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FEATURES

Game Swap: Anthem as Space Harrier

Hey Freelancers! Anthem has arrived to fly your butt all over its lush world. While the game is a visual juggernaut, we asked ourselves what the game would be like if it had been made in the style of Space Harrier. Then we had an amazing artist make it! Then Ryan spent…

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