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Drew Swanson

Name

Writer

Class

Persona 5 Royal

Favorite Game

Pokémon Scarlet, Marvel Snap, Elden Ring, and Neon White

Currently Playing

Level

1

Year(s) at HGG

Skill Levels

Elden Ring
Overwatch
Pokémon Scarlet
Marvel Snap
Splatoon 3

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  • Pokémon – Living Pokédex
  • Elden Ring – All Shardbearers Beaten
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    Drew Swanson

    Name

    Writer

    Class

    Persona 5 Royal

    Favorite Game

    Pokémon Scarlet, Marvel Snap, Elden Ring, and Neon White

    Currently Playing

    Level

    1

    Year(s) at HGG

    Stats

    35

    Total Articles

    36K

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    Most Discussed Topic Elden Ring
    Most Popular Article Best Greatswords in Elden Ring
    Most Commented Article Best Weapons in Splatoon 3
    Most Shared Article Best Greatswords in Elden Ring
    Most Discussed Topic: Elden Ring
    Most Popular Article: Best Greatswords in Elden Ring
    Most Commented Article: Best Weapons in Splatoon 3
    Most Shared Article: Best Greatswords in Elden Ring

    Backstory

    Drew has been a life-long gamer since the first time he played Super Mario World on the SNES. He loves a variety of games, from Souls-likes and Shooters to JRPGS and even indie titles. He's passionate about game development (Drew holds a certificate in Game Studies and Design) and loves to share his thoughts about the world of video games through his writing.

    Drew’s Quest Log

    Best Arcane Weapons in Elden Ring

    Elden Ring players tend to create their builds around one or two primary offensive attributes. The most common of these are Strength, Dexterity, Intelligence, and Faith. However, Arcane is a unique choice that is often overlooked by players. As an attribute, it...

    All Light Bows in Elden Ring, Ranked Worst to Best

    Ranged weapons play a more important role in the open world of Elden Ring than any previous FromSoftware title before. Light bows, while not the most powerful ranged weapons, offer a solid balance between distance, weight, and damage. This makes them useful tools for...

    The Best Shields in Elden Ring, Ranked

    An important part of staying alive in the unforgiving Lands Between of Elden Ring is having a good defense. While armor is necessary, a solid shield can help slower builds mitigate damage from enemy attacks. Shields come in a variety of sizes, including small, medium,...

    The Best Sacred Seals in Elden Ring

    For players looking to cast incantations in Elden Ring, a good sacred seal is crucial to their build. Tending to scale with Faith, incantations come in a variety of forms. Some deal Lighting damage, while others deal Fire or Holy damage. Most sacred seals specialize...

    The Best Crossbows in Elden Ring

    When considering ranged combat options, most Elden Ring players will likely think of magic as their first choice. But for those who do not want to incorporate magic into their build, crossbows are a solid option in Elden Ring — especially for Strength and Dexterity...

    Splatoon 3: How to Beat Cohozuna in Salmon Run

    Players working their way up the ranks of the PvE mode Salmon Run in Splatoon 3 have likely encountered the behemoth King Salmonid — also known as Cohozuna. This superboss has the chance to spawn as an Xtrawave after the standard three waves of salmonid invasions have...

    The Best Fist Weapons in Elden Ring

    Playing as a boxing legend wasn’t what many players expected when jumping into Elden Ring for the first time. But those who have dabbled in using fist weapons in Elden Ring have found them to be an excellent class of melee weapons capable of delivering quick,...

    Best Characters in Splatoon 3, Ranked

    The world of Splatoon 3 is filled with an eclectic cast of colorful characters. These residents of Splatsville make up the roster of merchants, musicians, and other helpful personalities players will encounter. All of these characters have unique, quirky designs, but...

    5 Best Whips in Elden Ring, Ranked

    Whips have historically been pretty terrible in FromSoftware games. Luckily, Elden Ring gave them a much-needed overhaul, and they can now be some of the best weapons in the game. While they tend to lack much power, they are fast and have extremely long reaches...

    All Splatoon 3 Game Modes, Ranked Worst to Best

    Splatoon 3 is the latest entry in Nintendo’s colorful first-person shooter series. Between PVP, PVE, and single-player content, Splatoon 3 has a wide variety of game modes to suit the preferences of many types of players. Whether you’re a returning veteran or a brand...

    5 Best Great Spears in Elden Ring, Ranked

    Similar to Spears but with a little more oomph, Great Spears in Elden Ring tend to be heavier and more powerful than their regular counterparts. However, the greater power comes with slower speed and heftier requirements to wield. To ensure you get the most from these...

    Best Special Weapons in Splatoon 3, Ranked

    Special weapons are the powerhouse of your loadout in Splatoon 3. Often used to turn the tide of battle at strategic opportunities, these weapons are limited in their use and can only be activated once you’ve inked enough turf to gain the required Battle Points...