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#ICYMI 5.1.2020



GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

ASSASSIN'S CREED VALHALLA ANNOUNCED

The next game in the iconic series will have you channeling your inner Viking Trailer | PC Gamer



FREE PLAYSTATION GAMES

Here's what's available with Playstation Plus for May 2020 Forbes



THE BEST GAMES TO PLAY ONLINE WITH FRIENDS

If you and your crew need something different to play, check out this list CNET



WHICH GAMES ARE THE MOST STRESSFUL?

Some of these stats may surprise you Comfy Sacks



DARKBORNE CANCELLED

Until when :( IGN



VALORANT RANKED GAME MODE POSTPONED

Bad news for the anticipated pro players PlayValorant Tweet



ANIMAL CROSSING NEW HORIZONS PLAYERS ARE WILLING TO PAY BIG $$$ FOR THEIR FAVORITE VILLAGERS

And they'll go to great lengths to kick out "ugly" characters Polygon | ACNH Black Market



RIOT RUNS INTO FIRST MAJOR GAME COMPLAINT WITH VALORANT PLAYERS

After just a day of criticism over a new headshot sound, Riot reverted Polygon



FORTNITE'S NEW PARTY ROYALE MODE IS ALL CHILL, NO GUNS

It may be the best new way to chill with your friends online PC Gamer




GAMING VS. IRL

TWO BOYS BONDED OVER GAMING WHILE FIGHTING CANCER

Gaming formed t heir friendship and helped take their minds off treatment Washington Post



IS GAMING THE BEST FORM OF ENTERTAINMENT?

Duh. You know a non-gamer asked this question VentureBeat



QUEER EYE IS OFFERING ANIMAL CROSSING DESIGN TIPS

Tweet your house and island designs to QE's Bobby Berk and he'll give you some style advice! Queer Eye Tweet | Kotaku




CHARITY

NHS WORKERS ARE BEING GIVEN FREE GAMES TO UNWIND

The UK is thanking their healthcare workers with free games from developers like EA and Konami BBC



CELEBRITIES ARE FACING OFF IN JACKBOX TO RAISE MONEY FOR COVID-19 CHARITY

The games will begin streaming on Twitch May 1st Kotaku





CELEBS

WILLIAMS SISTERS MARIO TENNIS TOURNEY

This is where we find out Serena is a Waluigi main The Verge



POST MALONE X NIRVANA TRIBUTE

A live tribute to raise funds for the United Nations' COVID-19 Relief Fund RedBan Tweet




STREAMING

MRBEAST'S ‘CREATOR GAMES’ IS YOUTUBE'S MOST-WATCHED LIVE ORIGINAL EVER, WITH 662K CONCURRENT VIEWERS

Casey took the silver medal, second only to NadeShot TubeFilter | MrBeast Tweet | MrBeast Tweet



MICROSOFT'S 'NETFLIX OF GAMING' NOW HAS OVER 10 MILLION USERS

XBOX'S Game Pass offers a great selection of games at a competitive price Business Insider




ESPORTS

SAN FRANCISCO SHOCK'S SINATRAA LEAVES OVERWATCH LEAGUE MID-SEASON TO PURSUE COMPETITIVE VALORANT

He's just another in a long list of Overwatch League players who have lost passion for the game Kotaku




INDUSTRY UPDATES

NINTENDO WILL NOT HAVE A DIGITAL EVENT FOR E3 THIS YEAR

While it's not surprising that E3 was cancelled this year, everyone still anticipated a remote Nintendo Direct nibellion Tweet



MICROSOFT TO DEMO XBOX SERIES X GAMES ON MAY 7TH

Time to see what the next gen of consoles play will feel like The Verge




GAMING LIFESTYLE

THE 5 BEST TV'S FOR GAMING

Having the right monitor can totally upgrade your gaming experience Forbes




CLIP OF THE WEEK

MODS SURPRISE STREAMER WITH MEMORIAL FOR HER MOTHER

I'm not crying, you are 🥺




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