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Gabe , Bijan, Special Host Narz, and Special Guest Friskk talk Among Us, Quibi, did impressions, and more! Twitch




TECH TALK

IOS 14 BASICS: HOW TO ADD WIDGETS TO YOUR IPHONE'S HOME SCREEN

Did you get the update yet? The Verge



FANTASTICAL'S NEW WIDGETS LOOK LIKE THE PERFECT USE-CASE FOR THE IOS 14 UPDATE

12 customizable widgets for your calendar, events, and more! The Verge




INDUSTRY

QUIBI WANTS A NEW OWNER

After six months and $1.8 billion, this will be a hard sell. Quibi shows were supposed to be “quick bites.” But the company was supposed to last longer than this. Vox



SPOTIFY, EPIC, TILE, MATCH, AND MORE ARE RALLYING DEVELOPERS AGAINST APPLE'S APP STORE POLICIES

The group is known as the ‘Coalition for App FairnessThe Verge



MICROSOFT'S $7.5B PURCHASE OF BETHESDA'S PARENT ZENIMAX IS A BIG DEAL FOR THE XBOX SERIES X

The move marks a significant purchase in the gaming world and strengthens Microsoft's Xbox lineup ahead of a new launch in November.

C|Net | Xbox Wire



ADIDAS X PIXAR COLLAB COMING OCTOBER 1ST!

Would you cop a pair? Twitter | Adidas



SPOTIFY MADE A DEAL TO TURN ITS EXCLUSIVE PODCAST INTO TV SHOWS AND MOVIES

Spotify will be working with Chernin Entertainment to make it all happen.

The Verge



AMAZON CLOUD GAMING SERVICE "LUNA" ANNOUNCED

Amazon is throwing its hat into the cloud gaming ring with Luna, a new game streaming technology that’s coming to PCs, mobile devices, and Amazon’s own Fire TV hardware. Polygon



HOW TO WATCH TOKYO GAME SHOW 2020

The event runs from September 24th to the 27th! IGN



SEGA WANTS TO MAKE A YAKUZA MOVIE

What could go wrong? Kotaku



FACEBOOK IS TURNING VR INTO A PLATFORM

But some indie developers fear this new power. The Verge




REVIEWS

"ONE YEAR LATER, APPLE ARCADE IS STILL A GREAT DEAL"

"On September 19, 2019, Apple launched Apple Arcade, a $5-a-month subscription service...One year later the service has more than 130 mostly great games with more arriving on a semi-weekly basis, and I’ve never once considered canceling." Kotaku



THE NEW 2020 IPAD ISN’T ENOUGH FOR ZOOM SCHOOL

It’s really great, but the limitations are becoming grating. The Verge



"LEAGUE OF LEGENDS' NEW BOARD GAME IS PRETTY BASIC"

"Tellstones: King’s Gambit is a simple game of memorisation and bluff, for 2 or 4 players, that only takes around 10 minutes to play (and sometimes a lot less)." Kotaku



IOS 14 AND IPADOS 14 REVIEW

iPhone revolution, iPad evolution. The Verge



SERIOUS SAM 4 REVIEW

On the wrong side of history in the battle of quantity vs quantity. IGN



"KIRBY FIGHTERS 2 IS LIKE A CARNIVAL GAME VERSION OF SUPER SMASH BROS."

A listing for a new game, Kirby Fighters 2, mysteriously showed up on the Nintendo eShop. As soon as it appeared, it disappeared. Then, without the faintest splash of fanfare, Nintendo released the game into the world. Kotaku



COWBOY 3 ELECTRIC BIKE REVIEW

Better safe than sporty. The Verge




GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

DOOM ETERNAL IS LIKELY COMING TO XBOX GAME PASS

The sequel to the rip-and-tear 2016 reboot of the Doom franchise will soon come to Xbox Game Pass, if a hint from Twitter is to be true. GameSpot



NO MAN'S SKY UPDATE 3.0 DROPS TODAY, UPDATES ENTIRE UNIVERSE

New lighting conditions, new colors, new creatures, new weather, and more. Kotaku



INNERSLOTH HAS DECIDED TO CANCEL AMONG US 2 AND TO FOCUS ON AMONG US 1

Innersloth has decided not to make Among Us 2 like they had originally planned, and just to focus on improving Among Us 1 with a new stage, servers, and more! Twitter



SUPER MARIO 3D ALL-STARS BUG HELPFULLY SKIPS BORING SUNSHINE LEVEL

Super Mario Sunshine features a handful of new bugs, including one that lets players skip one of its more boring levels seemingly at random. Kotaku



HALLOWEEN IS COMING TO ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS

The update is coming out on Sept. 30th, and players who download the update will also receive a free Ring Con in-game! The Verge | Twitter



NINTENDO'S ANIMAL CROSSING AMIIBO CARDS WILL BE BACK IN STORES THIS NOVEMBER

Get this: only $5.99 a pack. The Verge | Twitter



FALL GUYS: ULTIMATE KNOCKDOWN SNAGS AN EDITORS' CHOICE CROWN

Whether we’re bouncing through the colorfully inventive levels or facing the absurdity of being defeated by someone in a hot dog costume, we’ve all been jumping in round after round to grasp at glory. Playstation Blog



DESTINY 2'S FILE SIZE IS ABOUT TO GO WAY DOWN

The file size will shrink by somewhere between 30 and 40 percent when Beyond Light releases, Bungie announced. Unfortunately, you’ll also need to re-download the entire game. Kotaku




MUSIC IN GAMING

BTS IS COMING TO FORTNITE

The K-pop group will be debuting a new music video in party royale on Sept. 25th at 8pm EST! The Verge




HARDWARE

INTRODUCING THE ELGATO RING LIGHT

The Elgato Ring Light features premium OSRAM LEDs, is flicker-free, color adjustable, and more! Twitter



THE BEST PROJECTOR FOR YOUR HOME OR APARTMENT

From budget to 4K, here are the best projectors to replace your TV.

The Verge



MICROSOFT'S XBOX SERIES X 1TB EXPANDABLE STORAGE PRICED AT $219.99

Best Buy has already started taking preorders for the accessory. The Verge



HOW TO AVOID PS5 AND XBOX SERIES X PREORDER FOMO

"If you didn't catch the blink-and-you-missed-it preorders, don't worry, you're really not losing out on all that much." C|Net



IT'S OFFICIAL: THE ONEPLUS 8T WILL SUPPORT 65W FAST CHARGING

OnePlus promises ‘a day’s power in 15 minutes’ The Verge



RING'S LATEST SECURITY CAMERA IS A DRONE THAT FLIES AROUND INSIDE YOUR HOUSE

Ring latest home security camera is taking flight — literally. The Verge



AMAZON REDESIGNED THE ECHO

The new Echo will now have a new spherical design and a custom machine learning processor, will cost $99, and ship October 22nd. The Verge




THAT'S SOME CRAZY SHIT!

COVID RUINED WEDDINGS, SO NOW PEOPLE ARE ELOPING ON INSTAGRAM

It’s the Vegas wedding chapel for social media.

The Verge | Little Creek Events



NEW EMOJI GETS APPROVED TO HELP EXPRESS THE ANGUISH OF 2020

Meet the ‘face with spiral eyes’ emoji. The Verge



TURN YOUR XBOX CONTROLLER INTO A FLIGHT STICK

I mean, Flight Simulator is out, and Squadrons is on the way. What better time to be playing games that require expensive dedicated peripherals!

Kotaku | YouTube




YOUTUBE NEWS

JACKSEPTICEYE PLAYS SUPER MARIO 64 FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER, AND IT IS SO ENTERTAINING

Jacksepticeye mentioned that the game came out when he was 7 years old, and never got the chance to play, until now! YouTube



JAMES CHARLES ACCUSED OF STEALING CLOTHING DESIGNS FROM ETHAN AND HILA KLEIN

James Charles posted a teaser from his Sisters Apparel brand, to which Ethan Klein took to Twitter suggesting that he had copied the color palette used in his wife Hila's designs for their apparel company Teddy Fresh. Insider | YouTube




CELEBRITIES IN GAMING

LOGIC STREAMED WITH MYTH

Logic and Myth paired up for a few hours on Wednesday to play Fortnite, Fall Guys, Super Meat Boy, and more! Twitch



LOGIC TO STREAM WITH PEWDIEPIE IN AMONG US

Logic joined Pewdiepie, LIRIK, and more in Among Us on Sept. 25th at 3:00pm EST! YouTube

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