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Howitzer Destroys Yin

Having reached Master status with Gideon, I’ve been learning to play Howitzer both mid and offlane. While he’s not as mobile as Gideon, the Tele-Blink card and his E ability Detonator allow me to get around well enough. Still, I need to work on my kills to death ratio. That is why I’m particularly proud of this kill. Stay out of my well-warded jungle if you want to live.

Behold, Master Gideon!

It took me two losses to ding Level 10 instead of the one win I was hoping for, but I finally achieved master status with Gideon in Paragon from Epic Games. Check out that outfit!

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Behold, Master Gideon!

Now it’s time to run around in my fancy new mastery skin before moving on to leveling one of the many other characters to choose from. But who am I kidding? I’ll probably just stick with Gideon until I feel I’ve fully mastered him. I really need to work on landing Burden more often, and my placement for launching Black Hole could use some work.

Is That Majesco’s Rayne In Epic’s Paragon?

Upon closer inspection last night, what we thought was cloth in the new Paragon hero reveal from Epic Games actually appears to be hair. Red hair. As in really red red hair.

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That’s hair not a hood.

And that reminded us of BloodRayne. You remember BloodRayne: the hack-and-slash video game series that debuted during the 6th Generation of video game consoles.

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Wait, BloodRayne was available for Nintendo GameCube?

In that series, the protagonist is Rayne, a blade-wielding dhampir. She also wears a red pendant, as seen in this promotional art from EA Japan.

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Note the necklace and two blades.

So, while this new Paragon character is probably not Majesco’s Rayne licensed into Epic’s MOBA, she could be. Regardless, she definitely appears to be inspired by her. Which would mean we’re getting a blood-sucking female fighter added to the Paragon hero roster, and that is awesome news!

But just this morning, the Paragon account on Instagram posted this quick little clip with the tagline “Her hunger is eternal.”

Her hunger is eternal. #Every3Weeks

A video posted by @playparagon on

Red hair. Black outfit. Two blades. Seriously, is that Rayne?

Sadly, no. Epic has just revealed her as Countess.

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Meet Countess. Totally not Rayne.

Surprisingly, though she has blades, she’s considered a burst caster and not a melee fighter. Regardless, Countess is a teleporting, blade-wielding badass as evidenced from her announcement trailer. We cannot wait to play her October 25th!

Paragon is free-to-play and available for PC and PS4. We’ll be live on Twitch on Friday from 6 until 9 pm EST streaming this incredible MOBA from Epic Games!