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#ICYMI 7.3.2020




GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

'THE LAST OF US PART 2' SALES BREAK 4 MILLION COPIES

In just two days, this highly anticipated sequel is breaking records PlayStation Blog | Game Informer



THE TOP 10 GAMES ON SWITCH

There really is something for everyone Game Informer | GameSpot



'FORTNITE' IS OUT OF EARLY ACCESS

They're finally ripping off the band-aid Epic Games | Kotaku



AMAZON'S 'CRUCIBLE' FLOPPED SO HARD IT'S BEING UN-RELEASED

Womp womp Kotaku



WHY 'RESIDENT EVIL: VILLAGE' ISN'T CALLED 'RESIDENT EVIL 8'

Capcom has never done things normally with their most famous horror franchise Kotaku



MICROSOFT RENEWS 'FABLE' LICENSE WITH "INTENT TO USE"

Could we finally be getting a 'Fable 4'? IGN



KONGREGATE IS SHIFTING AWAY FROM FLASH GAMING

When Adobe drops Flash support at the end of the year, Flash-heavy gaming sites will have to learn to adapt Polygon




TWITCH

TWITCH IS FINALLY STARTING TO BAN STREAMERS ACCUSED OF SEXUAL MISCONDUCT

Over 50 people have come forward so far to accuse multiple streamers and FGC members of sexual abuse Kotaku



TWITCH BANS DR. DISRESPECT

Although it has not yet been confirmed why, multiple sources say that this ban, unlike his previous ban, is permanent Kotaku | The Verge



TWITCH SUSPENDS DONALD TRUMP FOR HATEFUL CONDUCT

No one is exempt from Community Guidelines GameSpot | IGN



XQC, ALINITY, JESSICA BLEVINS, AND NINJA GET INTO HEATED ARGUMENT OVER CHARITY CONTROVERSY

You might wanna make some popcorn for this one Game Rant | Dexerto



TWITCH PRIME'S NEW, FREE, GAMES ARE AVAILABLE

Subscribers can download Dark Devotion, Dear Esther, GRIP: Combat Racing, Kunai, and Turok 2: Seeds of Evil ComicBook




ATHLETES IN GAMING

LET'S CELEBRATE VINCE CARTER, THE LAST ACTIVE NBA PLAYER TO APPEAR ON THE NINTENDO 64

Carter has been a cover athlete twice, and has been featured in games spanning from the N64 to the Switch Kotaku | Video Games Evolution



NBA 2K21 REVEALS 2 OF 3 COVER ATHLETES

Damian Lillard and Zion Williamson will have covers alongside Kobe Bryant's NBA2K21: Mamba Forever Edition Bleacher Report




YOUTUBERS

JACKSEPTICEYE TO TAKE A MONTH-LONG BREAK

He says he is exhausted from constant uploading and needs to take this break for his own mental health JackSepticEye | Dexerto



JENNAMARBLES QUITS YOUTUBE AFTER BLACKFACE BACKLASH

She's just one of many content creators who have recently had to make public apologies for insensitive past content CNN




HARDWARE


XBOX SERIES S WILL REPORTEDLY BE REVEALED IN AUGUST

A second next-gen console is coming! IGN | GameSpot



ELGATO RELEASED NEW MICS AND THEY'RE... WELL... THE WAVE

The Wave 1 and Wave 3 are the newest mics to join the Elgato family Podcastage



LEARN HOW TO BUILD A GAMING PC

You can build yourself something far more powerful than any upcoming next-gen consoles CNN




INDUSTRY UPDATES

MICROSOFT TO PERMANENTLY CLOSE ALL BUT 4 STORES

London, NYC, Sydney, and Redmond will become Microsoft Experience Centers IGN | The Verge



EA'S STANCE ON HARASSMENT, ABUSE, AND MORE

In light of recent claims and allegations, EA has put out a statement regarding the state of the Gaming Industry/Community EA



NINTENDO PRESIDENT APOLOGIZES FOR JOY-CON TROUBLE

Nintendo is sorry for all of the Joy-Con issues since the Switch's launch, but can't say more due to the current class action lawsuit against them Kotaku



DISCORD IS REBRANDING TO SHIFT AWAY FROM GAMING

Which is shocking considering that the app is used almost exclusively by gamers Discord Blog | GameSpot




SPIN-OFFS


'CUPHEAD' NETFLIX SERIES GETS A FIRST TEASER

I can't wait to see this animation in show form! IGN




TRAILER TIME

'ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS' SUMMER UPDATE!

You can now go swimming and diving around your island beginning July 3rd! Animal Crossing Twitter | IGN



'BAKE 'N SWITCH' FOR THE PS4

Releasing 2020 IGN | PlayStation Blog











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