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#ICYMI 7.10.2020



INDUSTRY

GAMING PC HARDWARE EXECUTIVE DIES AT 56

MSI president and CEO Sheng-Chang Chiang, also known as Charles Chiang, has suddenly died. Kotaku | eTeknix


XBOX SUMMER FEST WILL DEBUT OVER 60 DEMOS FOR YOU TO

TRY AT HOME

Xbox is turning to a digital alternative to show off some upcoming Xbox One games! Kotaku | Microsoft

DESIGNER OF THE NES DISHES DIRT ON NINTENDO'S EARLY DAYS

Let's dive deep into Nintendo's beginnings. Kotaku

BOARD GAME DESIGNER SUSPENDED FROM TWITTER

Eric Lang has been suspended from Twitter. Kotaku | Facebook



SONY BUYS $250 MILLION STAKE IN EPIC GAMES

The buy gave Sony a 1.4% stake in Epic. The Verge | VentureBeat




GAMING TIPS

GET YOUR BAMBOO GRASS IN 'ANIMAL CROSSING'!

A fresh new seasonal holiday item is now available!

Animal Crossing World



COOL HALF-LIFE: ALYX MODS!

6 Cool Half-Life: Alyx Mods You Can Download Now! Kotaku




STREAMERS

NINJA STREAMS ON YOUTUBE, WORLD LOSES ITS MIND

Guess you gotta stream somewhere... YouTube | IGN | Twitter



RECKFUL, FORMER WoW PRO AND TWITCH STREAMER, DIES AT 31

Byron "Reckful" Bernstein was one of World of Warcraft's original top-players for several years. Kotaku | Twitter | GameSpot



TWITCH STREAMER LANNIA 'OHLANA' HAS DIED

The 26 year old streamer passed away by apparent suicide.

Dexerto | TwitLonger




SPIN-OFFS

FALLOUT TV SHOW IN WORKS

Amazon Studios has just announced a Fallout TV series!

IGN | Twitter



TETRIS IS GETTING A COMPETITIVE GAME SHOW ON SMARTPHONES

After 36 years, Tetris is finally getting the game show treatment!

Kotaku | YouTube


THE SIMS SPAWNS A REALITY TV SHOW

Coming July 17th! GameInformer | EA




GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

CoD: MODERN WARFARE OK GESTURE REMOVED FOR LINKS TO

WHITE SUPREMACY

Infinity Ward quietly removed Modern Warfare's OK gesture, presumably due to its links to hate movements. GameSpot | ADL



SPECIAL AGENT YORK RETURNS IN DEADLY PREMONITION 2

The sequel to the cult classic survival-horror game Deadly Premonition is coming out on the Switch, among other games. Kotaku



POKÉMON GO ADDS JESSIE AND JAMES FROM TEAM ROCKET

The iconic duo are back for a limited time! Pokémon Go | GameInformer



WORLD OF WARCRAFT'S IMPROVED CHARACTER CREATOR WILL ENABLE A LOT MORE DIVERSITY

World of Warcraft: Shadowlands is scheduled to release sometime this fall Kotaku




HARDWARE

A NEW CONTROLLER BUILT FOR XBOX STREAMING!

Planning on using Xbox Game Streaming to play games on your Android phone or tablet? 8BitDo has you covered. Kotaku | 8BitDo



ASUS ROG ZEPHYRUS DUO 15 REVIEW

Two screens aren't always better than one... IGN



SEGA ANNOUNCES A MINI ARCADE CABINET WITH 36 GAMES ON IT

Sega's been celebrating its 60th anniversary this year and the celebrations continue with the Astro City Mini, no word on Western release yet

IGN | GameInformer




ATHLETES IN GAMING

DEANDRE AYTON, MEYERS LEONARD, JOSH HART, AND MORE BRING SETUPS TO NBA RESTART IN ORLANDO

Grind don't stop! Instagram | Twitter | Instagram



MADDEN 21 RATINGS HAVE BEEN RELEASED

What ratings did your favorite rookies get? Madden 21 comes out Aug. 25th! EA | Instagram



YIKES!

FORTNITE PLAYERS BUY MANSION, DECORATE IT LIKE CHILDREN

What is it with gamers getting rich and buying tons of candy?

Kotaku | YouTube



TEEN BLEW UNIVERSITY SAVINGS ON FIFA

The teen had become addicted to buying loot boxes. BBC




TRAILER TIME

FINAL TRAILER OF PAPER MARIO: ORIGAMI KING

One last look before release on July 17th! IGN | YouTube



EMBR EATS LAUNCH TRAILER

Embr is available now in Early Access on Steam and Stadia. IGN



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