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#ICYMI 8.21.20


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Gabe and Bijan talk with 2020 Emmy-Award winner and YouTuber OG Jake Roper! Twitch



GG REVIEWS

Holly and Narz talk about Rogue Company with Romanova! Twitch




GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

GHOST OF TSUSHIMA IS GETTING FREE ONLINE CO-OP LATER THIS YEAR

On August 17th, Sucker Punch announced Ghost of Tsushima: Legends, a brand new co-op experience coming to Ghost of Tsushima for free! Kotaku



UNTITLED GOOSE GAME GETS FREE CO-OP MODE IN SEPTEMBER

Might as well call it Untitled Geese Game. IGN | Twitter



THE WORST WARZONE GUN IS NOW THE BEST (BUT STILL BROKEN)

The FR 5.56 assault rifle is a weak choice, but the gun is almost unstoppable with the right weapon attachment, the underbarrel attachment.

Kotaku | Twitter



FREE POKÉMON FOR SWORD AND SHIELD AVAILABLE THIS WEEKEND

Sword and Shield players will be able to claim a free, battle-ready Porygon2 during this weekend's Pokemon Players Cup tournament! GameSpot



EA UFC 4 HAS COME CLEVER SURPRISED, BUT IT'S MOSTLY MORE OF THE SAME

Improvements to gameplay and slightly more willingness to engage with the realities of the UFC keep the game from feeling entirely washed up. Kotaku



POKÉMON BATTLE ACADEMY IS PERFECT FOR NEW TRADING CARD GAME PLAYERS

Packaged as a board game, this Pokemon Trading Card Game playset could be a new family favorite. GameSpot




WEEKLY WHOLESOME

CONSIDERATE FALL GUYS PLAYER SAVES AFK CONTESTANT FROM ELIMINATION

Sometimes, someone—or in this case, somebean—does something so wonderful, you forget about humanity’s failings for a while. Kotaku | Twitter



"I ASKED CAT BEHAVIOR EXPERTS WHY MY CAT IS OBSESSED WITH MY RIDICULOUS GAMER CHAIR"

"Gray, originally just my partner’s cat, but now also my adopted son, cannot get enough of my chair" Kotaku | Twitter




NEW GAMES

CALL OF DUTY BLACK OPS COLD WAR CONFIRMED

Prepare to go back to the Cold War. IGN



DEATHLOOPS DELAYED TO 2021

It will no longer launch in the same window as the PS5 console, as originally announced at Sony's PS5 showcase earlier this year. IGN | Twitter



FIFA 21 WILL NOT FEATURE CROSS-PLAY, EVEN ACROSS CONSOLE GENERATIONS

FIFA Direct Communication said, "However, you will be able to carry over your FUT progression from PS4 to PS5 and Xbox 1 to Xbox Series X." IGN




THAT'S SOME CRAZY SHIT!

"HELP! FALL GUYS IS RUINING MY RELATIONSHIP!"

"My partner hates playing online games, but this weekend I made him try Fall Guys and now our relationship is in peril." Kotaku



HOW MUCH DATA FORTNITE, MINECRAFT, LEAGUE OF LEGENDS, DESTINY & MORE USE EVERY HOUR

Everything from the lean, mean League of Legends, to the obscene, such as Destiny 2! Kotaku | WhiteOut



FLIGHT SIMULATOR CREATES TERRIFYING CITADEL IN MELBOURNE, TURNS BUCKINGHAM PALACE INTO APARTMENTS

Flight Simulator did a pretty good job recreating the entire planet. Kotaku



IPHONES WITH FORTNITE INSTALLED ARE HITTING EBAY WITH PRICES AS HIGH AS $10,000

So, I don't think Fortnite can be considered "free to play" anymore...

Twitter | Apple Insider




GAMING TIPS

A PARENT'S GUIDE TO WHAT THE HELL IS GOING ON WITH FORTNITE

Are you confused with what's going on with Fortnite? Kotaku can break this down for you.




INDUSTRY

SUMMER GAMES DONE QUICK 2020 HAS BEGUN

Here's what's up and how to watch! Kotaku | Games Done Quick



NINTENDO INDIE WORLD SHOWCASE HIGHLIGHTS 14 SWITCH GAMES

Hades, honks, and hypnospace are among the upcoming Switch lineup. IGN



FALL GUYS CREATORS INCITE TWITTER BRAND BIDDING WAR FOR CHARITY, AND IT'S BEAUTIFUL TO WATCH

The money raised will be going to Special Effect! Kotaku | Twitter



BATMAN DEVELOPER ROCKSTEADY ACCUSED OF FAILING TO ADDRESS SEXUAL HARASSMENT

Female staff members at Rocksteady Studios sent a letter to management back in 2018 complaining about sexual harassment, according to a new report by The Guardian. Kotaku



E3 APOLOGIZES AFTER SEXIST TWEET GETS RATIOED

On August 18th, E3 tweeted out, "Great list of games women gamers are playing--any of your favorites make the cut?", along with an article of games that were geared towards women. People were not happy. Kotaku



NETFLIX'S VIDEO GAME DOCUMENTARY SERIES IS OUT, AND IT'S GREAT

The new series narrated by Mario's voice actor has arrived.

GameSpot | YouTube



MORE FUN GAMES COMING TO YOUR TESLA

Elon Musk hinted to more games coming to your Tesla vehicle! Twitter



IKEA CREATES AN ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS VERSION OF THEIR 2021 CATALOG

For the past few months, companies have been doing all they can to tie their brand with Animal Crossing. Enter: IKEA. GoNintendo




TRAILER TIME

GHOST OF TSUSHIMA: LEGENDS - ANNOUNCEMENT TRAILER

Legends will be releasing in the Fall! IGN



DOOM ETERNAL - RENDER MODES TRAILER

Add cinematic flair, old-school feels, stylized effects, and more as you conquer hell's armies! IGN



EVERGATE - LAUNCH TRAILER

Guide the child-like soul Ki on a journey through a beautiful and haunting afterlife in this 2D puzzle platformer, available now on Nintendo Switch! IGN




STREAMERS

POKIMANE'S APOLOGY VIDEO SPLITS TWITCH STREAMERS AND YOUTUBERS

Pokimane posted an apology video about the boyfriend drama, as well as other things. Now it’s been disassembled, shoved under a microscope, and fed back into the drama machine. Kotaku



STREAMER DANCES SEPHIROTH TO DEATH IN KINGDOM HEARTS

Sarahkey not only beat the optional boss fight, she did it using a dance pad! Kotaku | Twitter



AFTER EIGHT DAYS, TIMTHETATMAN HAS FINALLY WON A SINGLE FALL GUYS MATCH

Nearly every person living is united by a single goal right now: giving TimTheTatman shit for constantly eating shit in Fall Guys. Wednesday, he finally won his first match. Kotaku | Twitter




REVIEWS

MICROSOFT FLIGHT SIMULATOR REVIEW

You are now free to move about the planet. IGN



SAMSUNG GALAXY NOTE 20 ULTRA REVIEW

The biggest phone for the biggest price. IGN



SPIRITFARER REVIEW

A gorgeous mix of an action-platformer and an Animal Crossing-style town manager. IGN



PGA TOUR 2K21 REVIEW

Talk about a hole in one! IGN | GameSpot



BATTLETOADS REVIEW

This reboot of the legendarily unfair beat 'em up is toadally radical! IGN




ESPORTS

"A RACIST OVERWATCH TEAM GOT BANNED, BUT I STILL FEEL LIKE SHIT"

"This weekend reminded me that sometimes this game does not love me back." Kotaku

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