I spent most of the week of its release playing through Genshin Impact, the new open-world anime RPG by Chinese developer Mihoyo that some people have compared to Breath of the Wild. (I will not compare it to Breath of the Wild, and in fact, in my sixty or so hours of playtime, I have not once even considered making this comparison.) Since then, I have also consistently logged on to do daily quests while dabbling in the miscellaneous minor events that pop up every week. …


Software engineer, epic gamer, and Touhou developer. All my writing is licensed under CC BY-SA 4.0 unless stated otherwise.

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