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#ICYMI 8.14.20


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SUPER LATE @ 368

Gabe and Bijan had a great conversation with special guests YourPrincess and Akinola! Twitch



GG REVIEWS

Holly and Narz talk about Fall Guys and their special guest was our very own Gabe Olivero! They also featured a new segment called "WTF Moments", and featured a giveaway for an Elgato Streaming Kit! Twitch




YOUTUBE NEWS

JACKSEPTICEYE HAS RETURNED

On August 10th, over 118,000 people watched Jacksepticeye's return to YouTube in a 2-hour livestream.




INDUSTRY

APPLE TO GO TO WAR WITH GAMING INDUSTRY

Most gamers don't Apple as a game company to the same standard as Sony or Microsoft, but Apple continues to uniformly drive the industry with decisions made in the Apple App Store. TechCrunch



HALO INFINITE'S DELAY IS A PAINFUL MOVE - BUT THE RIGHT ONE

Halo Infinite has been delayed to 2021. IGN



VENN GUEST HOUSE LINEUP

This week on Guest House, ChrissyCostanza is joined by neekolul on Wednesday, ajol_llama on Thursday, and GMHikaru on Friday! Twitter



ASSASSIN'S CREED CREATIVE DIRECTOR FIRED FROM UBISOFT

Ashraf Ismail stepped down from the role in June after being accused of pursuing extramarital relationships with women under false pretenses. He has now been terminated, according to an internal announcement by Ubisoft. Kotaku | GameSpot




HARDWARE

LEAKED CONTROLLER MENTIONS SECOND NEXT-GEN XBOX CONSOLE

A white next-gen Xbox controller has surfaced online, and it mentions "Xbox Series S" specifically. Kotaku | GameSpot | Twitter



NINTENDO SWITCH'S HORI SPLIT PAD GET THREE NEW COLORS

Hori has announced three new colors for its excellent Nintendo Switch Joy-Con alternatives. GameSpot



MICROSOFT’S SURFACE DUO ARRIVES ON SEPTEMBER 10TH FOR $1,399

After months of Microsoft teasing the device on Twitter, the company is now allowing anyone to preorder the Surface Duo in the US. The Verge




GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

RED DEAD ONLINE PLAYERS THINK UPDATE BROKE THEIR HORSES

The new Naturalist update has players thinking their horses are kind of... broken. GameSpot



ACNH 1.4.1 UPDATE HAD REMOVED A POTENTIAL HACK

Nintendo rolled out a small 1.4.1 update for New Horizons that fixes a handful of issues related to trees and shining soil. GameSpot



CALL OF DUTY: WARZONE HAS HUGE SPIKE PLAYERS AND REVENUE

The spin-off from last year's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare reached more than 75 million players to date! GameSpot



DIRT 5 DELAYED BY A WEEK

Dirt 5 has been delayed by a week, and will now launch on October 16.

IGN | Twitter



FALL GUYS' WORST MINI-GAME WILL APPEAR LESS FREQUENTLY IN ROTATION AFTER UPDATE

Royal Fumble will be appearing less frequently as a championship stage. Kotaku | Twitter



FORTNITE LOWERS PRICE OF V-BUCKS, ADDS DIRECT PAY TO MOBILE, APPLE REMOVES FORTNITE FROM APP STORE

Epic announced it’s permanently lowering the cost of V-Bucks across all platforms, and added its own direct payment system to Apple and Android devices, circumventing the App Store and Google Play. As a result of this, Apple removed Fortnite from the App Store. The Verge | Kotaku




NEW GAMES

FIFA 21 PRE-ORDER INFORMATION

The inside scoop on bonuses, release date, and more! GameSpot



SECOND EXTINCTION EARLY ACCESS RELEASE MONTH, 'WAR EFFORT' MULTIPLAYER DETAILS REVEALED

Get out there and shred some dinosaurs! IGN




TRAILER TIME

UBISOFT FINALLY PUTS FEMALE EIVOR IN ASSASSIN'S CREED VALHALLA REVEAL TRAILER

On August 7th, Ubisoft quietly put out a remixed version of the cinematic trailer it used to reveal Assassin’s Creed Valhalla back in April. Kotaku




WEEKLY WHOLESOME

NINJA AND JESSICA BLEVINS CELEBRATE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

The happy couple celebrated 3 years of marriage on August 12th! Twitter



TIMTHETATMAN AND ALEXIS BETAR CELEBRATE WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

The pair celebrated 4 years of marriage on Wednesday! Twitter




THAT'S SOME CRAZY SHIT!

LEGO SUPER MARIO IS A WEIRD NEW WAY TO PLAY WITH LEGO

"The Lego Super Mario launch lineup is massive and hard to find." Kotaku



THE ULTIMATE NEO GEO HOME ARCADE MACHINE IS COMING TO NORTH AMERICA

The machine will be arriving in November! Kotaku



FREE COSTUME ENSURES FALL GUYS REMAINS FULL OF PRICKS

Meet Prickles, a legendary Fall Guys outfit that turns your character into a potted cactus. Kotaku




REVIEWS

RAZER KRAKEN X HEADSET REVIEW

"I've never known comfort like this" AndroidCentral



FALL GUYS, AS TOLD BY STEAM REVIEWS

Ever wonder what other people think about Fall Guys? Kotaku



MSI GE66 RAIDER GAMING LAPTOP REVIEW

Don't pass this one up! IGN



SAMSUNG GALAXY BUDS REVIEW

An unconventional design turns out to be a winner! The Verge




STREAMERS

SHROUD IS ON TWITCH

Shroud will be streaming on Twitch! Twitter | The Washington Post | Twitter



DR.DISRESPECT IS BACK

He returned to streaming August 10th for the second time, proving that he’s not testing the waters, fishing for a contract. He’s back to full time streaming without one. Forbes



NICKMERCS HITS ALMOST 100K VIEWERS PLAYING FALL GUYS

The streamer was playing Fall Guys for just over 10 hours, streaming to nearly 100,000 people! Twitch | Twitter




STREAMING

CORSAIR AND SAVETHECHILDREN CHARITY STREAM BEAT GOAL, RAISED $133,156 + GIVEAWAY

In celebration, 3 SCUF controllers will be given away! Twitter

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