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#ICYMI 5.8.2020




GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

HERE ARE THE BEST VIRTUAL GAMES TO PLAY ON ZOOM CALLS

Take your Zoom Happy Hours to the next level NY Mag



THE LAST OF US PART 2 GETS OFFICIAL STORY TRAILER

After so many developer delays, fans are dying to get their hands on this game next month IGN YouTube



MEET LOBA, THE BADASS NEW LEGEND IN APEX SEASON 5

The little girl from the Revenant trailer is all grown up, and she's got revenge on her mind APEX Legends YouTube | PlayAPEX Tweet



PHASE 2 OF THE VALORANT CLOSED BETA LETS LATIN AMERICA, BRAZIL, AND KOREA JOIN THE GAME

NA and EU have some new competition PlayValorant Tweet



SOMEONE LEAKED MAJOR SPOILERS FOR THE LAST OF US PART 2, AND PEOPLE ARE PISSED

Imagine waiting years for a game and having it ruined before you can play GamesRadar



YAKUZA: LIKE A DRAGON IS FINALLY BEING RELEASED IN THE WEST

SEGA announced it will be one of the first games to launch with the XBOX Series X YouTube Trailer



11 NEW GAMES WILL GET FREE UPGRADES FOR THE XBOX SERIES X

Smart delivery for gaming will change the market as we know it The Verge



MADDEN 21 SHOWS THAT CROSS-GEN GAMING ON XBOX SERIES X AND PS5 COULD BE MESSY

It would be nice to still be able to play with your friends even if you haven't upgraded yet The Verge



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 LIFESTYLE

FINAL FANTASY x ANIMAL CROSSING OUTFITS

I have been wearing Yuna's outfit for a month Nintendo Enthusiast



ANIMAL CROSSING FAN SHOWS HOW MUCH BETTER THE GAME COULD BE WITH THESE QUALITY OF LIFE FIXES

Wouldn't it be great to craft in batches or skip repeated dialogue? Kotaku



WHAT IF THERE WERE MORE SOCIAL-FIRST VIDEO GAME PLATFORMS

Now more than ever, people are connecting with games TechCrunch



BORDERLANDS MOVIE IN TALKS WITH CATE BLANCHETT

If she does end up playing Lilith then I'm buying my tickets now GameSpot



THE WORLD'S BIGGEST PC GAMES ARE FIGHTING A NEW SURGE OF CHEATERS AND HACKERS

Despite their best efforts, developers are seeing more players circumventing their rules The Verge




STREAMING

VALKYRAE IS LOVING HER YOUTUBE TRANSITION

She now feels more confident to stream content other than Fortnite without sacrificing viewers Valkyrae Tweet



MYTH IS LOOKING FOR PURPOSE

As streaming starts feeling like Groundhog's Day, Myth wants to find more meaning in his work Myth Tweet



TWITCH NOW HAS CUSTOMIZABLE FEATURES FOR CHANNEL PAGES

[Don LaFontaine Voice] In a world where streamers have a trailer Twitch Blog





TECH

FOOTAGE OF LENOVO'S FIRST GAMING PHONE LEAKED

It may not be the final product but here's a sneak peek! The Verge



XBOX SERIES X GAMEPLAY REVEAL

Viking warriors, rampaging dinosaurs, and cities filled with vampires? Tell me more XBOX Tweet




DLC ALERT

ROBOCOP ANNOUNCED AS NEW MORTAL KOMBAT 11 CHARACTER

And it's the mashup we didn't know we needed Kotaku





YOUTUBE

YOUTUBERS TRICKED CAROLE BASKIN INTO GIVING HER FIRST INTERVIEW SINCE "TIGER KING" BY PRETENDING TO BE JIMMY FALLON

This lady totally fed her husband to tigers 🐯 Insider | YouTube Interview




CHARITY

#NOKIDHUNGRY CHARITY: SHUTDOWN SHOWDOWN 24 HOUR STREAMATHON

Loveabilities, Narz, Lena Axios & so many more donating their time to raise money for the kids UGC Event | KellyCantTweet Tweet | LenaAxios Tweet




WOMEN IN GAMING

100+ WOMEN PARTICIPATED IN THE SECOND ANNUAL WOMEN IN GAMING BREAKFAST

GamesBeat 2020 Digital pulled in over 100 women for a virtual breakfast dedicated to woman developers on the rise VentureBeat








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