Joel Franey

Guides Writer

Joel loves books, games, comics and drinks that make a person feel like they just got kicked in the head by a mule. He has a Masters in writing from Sussex, which he somehow got by writing about Superman. He is absolutely NOT three children in a long coat, so please stop asking.

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Latest Articles

Temtem: Where to Find and Catch Oceara

We show you where to find the powerful Water-type Temtem Oceara, and explain the mysterious "Sea Queen".

Temtem: How to Get the Surfboard and Beat Arrisola Dojo Leader Sophia

We'll show you how to beat the first Dojo and how to travel across water as a result.

Temtem: How to Rename Temtem

We'll explain if and when you can give new nicknames to your captured Temtem.

Temtem: Where to Find and Catch Oceara

We show you where to find the powerful Water-type Temtem Oceara, and explain the mysterious "Sea Queen".

Temtem: How to Get the Surfboard and Beat Arrisola Dojo Leader Sophia

We'll show you how to beat the first Dojo and how to travel across water as a result.

Temtem: How to Rename Temtem

We'll explain if and when you can give new nicknames to your captured Temtem.

Temtem: Where to Find and Catch Nessla

We show you where to go hunting for one of the most powerful and sought after Temtem early on in the game.

Temtem: Overexertion and Stamina Explained

Stamina management, overexertion and exhaustion in Temtem can mean the difference between victory and defeat.

Temtem: Where to Catch Barnshe and Complete "The Denizan Icarus" Quest for Daedalus

We take you on a walkthrough on where you can find a Barnshe Temtem for Daedalus to help him with his photography.

Temtem: How to Relearn Old and Forgotten Moves and Techniques

You don't need a move tutor in Temtem to relearn old techniques. We'll show you how to get your old skills back.

Temtem: How to Complete and Answer the Tourist Guide Side Quest

We'll show you how to be the best tour guide and answer all the questions for the visitors in Arissola.

Temtem: What to Do About ‘Server Connection Has Been Lost’ Error and Queue Issues

Temtem's launch has been hampered by difficult server connections and long queues. We'll show you how to deal with them.

Red Dead Online: How to Become a Moonshiner

We show you how to take the moonshiner professional role in Red Dead Online and how much it'll cost you for this frontier pursuit.

Red Dead Online: How to Play as a Trader

We've got the full guide to being a Trader in Red Dead Online and starting the Cripps Trading Company.

Temtem: How to Get Luma Temtem

We show you where you can catch shiny Luma Temtem with better stats.

Red Dead Online: Best Saddles

We show you the best saddles to equip your horse with, whether you're a veteran or beginner player.

All Confirmed and Rumoured Upcoming Games for the Xbox Series X

We've got every upcoming game for the new Xbox here, both those that have been confirmed and those that are still rumours.

Witcher 3: How to Get to Kaer Morhen

We show you how to find and fast travel to the Witcher Headquarters at Kaer Morhen.

Pokemon Sword and Shield DLC: All the New Legendary Pokemon and Gigantimax Starters in the Expansion Pass

We take you through the new legendaries, the new Gigantimax forms for Sword and Shield's starter Pokemon, and everything else you'll need to know.

Temtem: Most Powerful Moves and Techniques

We'll go over some of the best techniques your Temtem can learn here.

Is Temtem Going to Be On Nintendo Switch?

We look at whether the Pokemon-style MMO is going to come out on the Nintendo Switch and other consoles.

How to Breed Temtem

We show you how breeding works in Temtem, what a Breeding Center is, and where you can find one.

Temtem: Which Starter Should You Choose?

We'll show you which of the starter Temtem to pick when you start the game.

Super Smash Bros Ultimate Byleth Moves and Attacks

After much speculation, the new Smash Bros. Ultimate character is Byleth from Fire Emblem: Three Houses. We'll show you how to play them here.

All Returning Pokemon Being Added to Sword and Shield's Pokedex in the Expansion Pass

Dozens of Pokemon from older generations are getting added to the Sword and Shield Pokedex as part of the Isle of Armor and Crown Tundra DLC. We'll show you what they are here.

Temtem Type Chart

We show you all the different types in Temtem, as well as what they're weak and strong against.

Witcher 3 Blood and Wine: How to Beat Dettlaff

We show you how to beat the Toussaint vampire, both in the Beauclair and Tesham Mutna fights.

Witcher 3 Blood and Wine Romances

We show you who Geralt can romance and how in the Blood and Wine DLC.

Witcher 3 Blood and Wine: How to Get All the Endings

We show you how to get the best and worst endings to Geralt's adventures in Toussaint and Beauclair.

How to Use a PS4 DualShock Controller on PC

We show you how to use your PS4 controller for gaming on a computer.

Witcher 3: How to Farm Red Mutagen

These little red cells that enhance your abilities are one of the Wild Hunt's most valued resources. We'll show you where to find them.

Witcher 3 Blood and Wine: How to Farm Gold Fast

We show you how to get money quickly, as well as how to get an infinite supply of enemies to fight.

Witcher 3 Blood and Wine: How to Solve the Riddle in the Beast of Toussaint and Find Milton

We show you how to find Milton in Beauclair Palace's Gardens, as well as where to get the Hare mask in the Greenhouse.

Witcher 3 Blood and Wine: How to Kill Golyat and Get the "David and Golyat" Achievement

We show you how to bring down the Toussaint giant and how to make use of its key weaknesses.

Witcher 3: How to Start the Blood and Wine DLC and Meet Its Level Requirements

We explain how to get to Toussaint and what level you should be when you do.

Witcher 3: All the Correct Play Lines in "The Play's the Thing" Quest

We explain how to perform the Doppler's play with Priscilla, as well as whether to choose tragedy or comedy.

Witcher 3: Adrenaline Points and Special Attacks Explained

We show you how to use adrenaline to make Geralt more powerful in combat.

Witcher 3: Where to Respec Your Abilities and Get All the Potions of Clearance

We show you how you can reset your skills and your build to start anew in Witcher 3.

Witcher 3: How to Equip and Use the Crossbow

We show you how to get the most from your ranged crossbow.

Witcher 3: How to Dismantle and Repair Weapons and Armor

We show you how to fix and disassemble all your broken equipment.

Witcher 3: How to Level Up and Gain XP Fast

We explain the quickest way to level up and gain experience in Witcher 3.

Witcher 3: How to Defeat Werewolves and Stop Their Health Regen Ability

We show you how to kill werewolves, such as Niellen in the Wild at Heart quest.

Witcher 3: How to Cook Raw Meat

We explain what you can do with the raw meat in your inventory and how to cook it.

Witcher 3 Level Cap: What is Geralt's Max Level?

We explain what the level cap is in Witcher 3 and how it works.

Joel Franey's Top 10 Games of 2019: Flying High

These games took me worlds away.

Red Dead Online: How Often Can You Replay Legendary Bounties?

We look at where you can replay the legendary bounties of the Wild West, and how long the cooldown between each one is.

GTA Online: What is the Income of an Arcade?

We look at whether it's worth buying an arcade, and how much money you can make.

GTA Online: How to Unlock the Ceramic Pistol

We show you how to get Grand Theft Auto's newest ceramic weapon as part of the new Diamond Casino Heist update.

GTA Online: How to Find and Unlock Packie McReary for the Diamond Casino Heist

We show you how to find Packie McReary, formerly of Grand Theft Auto 4, and recruit him as part of your support crew.

GTA Online: How to Unlock the Navy Revolver and Find All the Los Santos Slasher Clues

We show you how to hunt down the Los Santos Slasher and take his revolver for yourself, as well as how to unlock it in Red Dead Online.

GTA Online: What is the Payout of the Diamond Casino Heist?

We take a look at how much money you can make in the new Diamond Casino Heist.

GTA Online: All Access Point Locations in the Diamond Casino Heist Scope Out Mission

We show you how to scope out every access point to the Diamond Casino.

GTA Online: All The New Diamond Casino Heist Cars and Vehicles

There's new cars for sale as part of the Diamond Casino Heist update. We'll show you how to buy them and what they can do.

Disco Elysium: Where to Get a Map of Martinaise

It's easy to get lost in Martinaise and Revachol without a map for reference. We can show you where to get one.

Disco Elysium: How to Get to the Fishing Village and Close the Water Lock

We show you how to get across the water and into Land's End in Disco Elysium.

Disco Elysium: How to Find Your Gun, Badge and Bullets

We show you how to find your pistol and police badge ID after losing them.

Disco Elysium: How to Pass and Skip Time

We show you how to pass time, make it go quickly or even skip ahead in Disco Elysium.

Disco Elysium: How to Get the Hanged Body Down and Get Past Measurehead

We show you how to get the hanged corpse down from the tree, as well as how to get past Measurehead and into the harbor.

Disco Elysium: How to Get to the Island

We show you how to leave Martinaise and get to the Island across the sea.

Disco Elysium: Where to Sleep On the First Night and How to Sleep for Free

We show you where you can find a bed in Disco Elysium.

How Long Is Disco Elysium and How Many Days Are There?

We take you through the length of Disco Elysium and how many days the game covers.

Disco Elysium: Where to Find Ruby

We show you how to search for the mysterious eighth member of the Hardie Boys.

Disco Elysium: How to Find All Four Pieces of the Fairweather T-500 Ceramic Armor

We show you how to find the hanged man's armor hidden across Martinaise.

Disco Elysium: How to Use the Thought Cabinet and Unlock All Thoughts

We show you how to open your mind and unlock new thoughts in Disco Elysium.

Disco Elysium: Where to Find Your Clothes and Shoes

We show you where to find all your clothes in the Whirling-in-Rags hostel.

Will Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Have DLC?

Are there further adventures in store for Cal Kestis and his crew?

GTA Online: Everything We Know About The Diamond Casino Heist

GTA looks like it's about to go all Ocean's Eleven on us.

GTA Online: Is the Unholy Hellbringer Worth it?

There's a very strange weapon for sale in GTA Online.

GTA Online: Is the Widowmaker Worth it?

We take a closer look at the big sci-fi blaster sold at Ammu-Nation.

GTA Online: How to Play Arena War

Own the arena with our ultimate how-to guide on Rockstar's maddest update yet.

GTA Online: How to Start and Run a Motorcycle/MC Club and Businesses

We show you how to own the roads in our ultimate guide to being an MC President.

How to Get Season Points in Halo Reach

We break down how to get Season Points and what you can spend them on.

How to Get the Best Weapons in GTA Online

We take you through the best weapons of each type.

All the Fastest Vehicles in GTA Online

We take you through the speediest cars, bikes, planes, choppers and even boats.

GTA Online: CEOs, Offices and Criminal Organizations Explained

We've got the ultimate how-to guide on running your own business and profit in GTA Online.

Red Dead Online Legendary Bounties

Here's how to catch Red Dead Online's Legendary Bounties.

GTA Online: How to Buy, Use and Customize the Oppressor MK 2 Flying Motorcycle

We've got everything you need to know about GTA Online's best bike.

GTA Online: How to Buy, Use and Customize the Terrorbyte

We run you through the full details of how to get the most out of Rockstar's mobile fortress.

GTA Online: How to Sell Property and How Many Buildings You Can Own At Once

We show you how to profit off your property in GTA Online.

GTA Online Stone Hatchet - How to Get the Stone Hatchet in GTA Online, Red Dead Redemption 2 Challenge, Rampage Ability

A new weapon is set to be added into GTA Online. The Stone Hatchet grants a special ability and can be transferred over to Red Dead Redemption 2, here’s all the details on how to get it.

GTA Online: How to Complete the Treasure Hunt and Get the Gold Double Action Revolver

We show you how exploring Los Santos can get you big rewards in the Wild West.

Can You Still Find Peyote Plants and Turn into Animals in GTA Online?

We break down the peyote situation in Los Santos and Vinewood.

How Many Chapters Are There in the Blair Witch Game?

Here's how many chapters there are and how long the game takes to complete.

Blair Witch Game: All Red Tape Puzzle Solutions

Here's how to beat every found footage puzzle in the game.

Blair Witch Game: How to Complete the Steam Donkey Puzzle and Move the Log in Chapter 8

We show you how to clear the track and activate the Steam Donkey in Sawmill Camp A.

Blair Witch Game: How to Get the Camcorder at the Third Camp in Chapter 12

We show you how to avoid getting lost in the woods after meeting the Witch's biggest fan.

Blair Witch Game: How to Get Past the Leaf Monsters in Chapter 7

There's something in the leaves, and it's probably not a wood pigeon.

Does Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order Have New Game Plus?

Can you replay your journey as a Jedi Master?

Here Are the 10 Best Easter Eggs in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

Find callbacks to films old and new.

Best Places for Fishing in Red Dead Online

Fishing can be more profitable than any hold-up, if done right.

Where to Find All BD-1 Skins in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

We show you where to get every possible paint job for your droid companion.

How to Unlock the Lightsaber Throw and Get the "Triple Take" Achievement in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

We show you how to sling sabers like a true Jedi.

How to Unlock All Planets in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

We show you how to reach every corner of the galaxy in Fallen Order.

How to Find and Kill Every Legendary Beast in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

We show you how to hunt every monster in the galaxy.

How to Farm XP Early On in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

We go over how to quickly earn experience in Fallen Order.

Where to Get All Outfits in Star Wars Jedi Fallen Order

We show you how to find every outfit across the galaxy.

How to Get into the Aurora in Subnautica

We show you how to safely get into Subnautica's huge spaceship.

Where to Find Cave Sulfur in Subnautica

We show you where to find cave sulfur and what you can use it for.

Where to Find Titanium Ingots in Subnautica

We show you how you can get hold of titanium ingots fast, and what you can use them for.

How to Get the Seamoth Submarine in Subnautica

Here's how to unlock Subnautica's first proper vehicle.

Subnautica's Story Explained

We'll teach you the basics of Subnautica's strange narrative.

How to Get Small Game Arrows in Red Dead Online

We go over how to get the smallest arrows as quickly as possible.

How to Unlock and Beat High Heat Races in Need for Speed Heat

High Heat Races offer big challenges and some of the best rewards in the game.

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