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This article describes Genshin Impact, an action role-playing game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS, and is planned for release on Nintendo Switch. The game features an open world environment and action-based battle system using elemental magic and character-switching. Gameplay Genshin Impact features an open world envir...

Genshin Impact

  • Greg Burn
  • Aug 04, 2021

This article describes Genshin Impact, an action role-playing game for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, Android, and iOS, and is planned for release on Nintendo Switch. The game features an open world environment and action-based battle system using elemental magic and character-switching.

Gameplay

Genshin Impact features an open world environment and action-based battle system. The player must defeat monsters in the game's overworld to collect materials and items used to create and upgrade equipment. Players must defeat a boss at the end of a dungeon to advance the story. Combat occurs in real-time and is based on the player's equipped weapon and character skills. Elements play a major role in combat, with players having the ability to switch between characters while maintaining a combo. Spells and attacks are based on the element the player has selected, with each character having their own set of skills.

Graphics

Genshin Impact features anime-like characters and is set in the fantasy world of Teyvat, where the player takes on the role of the Traveler, a twin who has traveled across many different worlds. The Traveler has become separated from their twin sibling and their companion Paimon in Teyvat, and must search the land for their lost companion. The game takes place in the fictional land of Teyvat, each of which is home to a specific element and is ruled by a god associated with that element. The world has been ravaged by a conflict between the gods.

Replayability

There is no significant replayability in Genshin Impact.

Conclusion

Genshin Impact is a single-player, 3D adventure game in which the player controls Yuki as she travels through a fantasy world. The player can interact with the environment by using a keyboard or mouse.

Pros:
  • The game is colorful and easy to navigate
  • It has cartoonish graphics
  • The music is soothing and not too loud
  • The player is able to save the game at any point
  • The player can use a keyboard or mouse to interact with the environment
  • There is no significant replayability
  • The player can play the game using a CD-ROM, DVD-ROM, or download it onto their computer
Cons:
  • The player can only play as Yuki
  • The player can only save the game at predetermined points
  • The game is linear
  • The player can only interact with the environment by the use of a keyboard or mouse
  • There is no replayability
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