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#ICYMI 9.4.20



GAMES, GAMES, GAMES

A NEW FEATURE IN FALL GUYS IS COMING!

Fall Guys took to Twitter to show off the new feature, which they have chosen to call "BIG YEETUS"



FORTNITE'S LATEST MARVEL MAP CHANGE ADDS A BLACK PANTHER STATUE

Since Fortnite’s Season 4 started, the map has lots of new landmarks, with the latest being a monument to the Marvel superhero Black Panther called Panther’s Prowl. Kotaku | IGN



FALL GUYS SEASON 2: WHAT TO EXPECT

Medieval minigames and costumes are on the way! GameSpot



SONY IS GOING TO BRING MORE GAMES TO THE PC

So far, Horizon Zero Dawn and Death Stranding made the jump to PC, with varying levels of success, and they won't be the last first-party Sony titles to make the jump. Kotaku



SAY GOODBYE TO SUMMER IN ANIMAL CROSSING: NEW HORIZONS

The leaves might not be changing colors yet, but they will soon, so it’s a good month for gathering autumnal gear and sprucing up those interiors.

Kotaku | Animal Crossing World



RESIDENT EVIL VILLAGE WILL BE PART OF TOKYO GAME SHOW

Capcom has confirmed via Twitter that it will be showing Resident Evil Village and Street Fighter V Champion Edition. GameSpot




MUSIC IN GAMING

THIS MUSIC VIDEO WAS SHOT ENTIRELY IN ANIMAL CROSSING, AND IT'S GREAT

Game of the summer, meet song of the summer? The Verge




REVIEWS

RAZER BLADE PRO 17 REVIEW

Big, bold and powerful, this gaming PC doesn't cut corners. The Verge



"FINAL FANTASY CRYSTAL CHRONICLES REMASTERED DOESN'T FIX WHAT NEEDED FIXING"

"I’ve been waiting 16 years to finally enjoy playing Final Fantasy Crystal Chronicles. But after sinking five hours into the remaster, the fun still eludes me." Kotaku



WASTELAND 3 REVIEW

Chill and kill. IGN



LOGITECH G203 LIGHTSYNC REVIEW

Simple and sweet, but maybe too simple? IGN



CRUSADER KINGS 3 REVIEW

Long live the new king of historical strategy. IGN



"8BITDO'S NEW ARCADE STICK IS QUITE CHARMING"

The $90 8BitDo arcade stick is built for PC or Switch fighting game fans who want ultimate control over their controller. Kotaku



TONY HAWK'S PRO SKATER 1+2 REMAKE REVIEW

So this is what it's like when worlds collide. IGN



DRIVING THE POLESTAR 2, THE FIRST ELECTRIC CAR WITH A BRAIN BY GOOGLE

“Hey Google, how do you compete with Tesla?” The Verge




NEW GAMES

SUPER MARIO 3D ALL STARS IS UP FOR PREORDER

Super Mario 3D All Stars is coming exclusively to Nintendo Switch on September 18. IGN



DIABOTICAL HAS OFFICIALLY LAUNCHED AND FREE TO PLAY

After over 8 years in development by a small team of passionate gamers, the skillful arena FPS returns! Twitter | Epic Games



CHIVALRY 2 DELAYED TO 2021

"This means more maps and game features will be playable at launch than we had originally scoped." IGN




HARDWARE

THIS GAME BOY COLOR IS ACTUALLY A PORTABLE NINTENDO WII AND IT IS SO DAMN CLEAN

There’s a whole Wii motherboard crammed into this thing.

The Verge | YouTube



NINTENDO ANNOUNCES SUPER MARIO BROS. GAME & WATCH

Back to the beginning. IGN



THE LONG-SOLD-OUT LEGENDS ULTIMATE ARCADE CABINET IS BACK IN STOCK, COMES WITH 300 GAMES ON IT

AtGames recently announced a re-release that's available now at Walmart for $550--50 bucks off its list price, and there are 300 games on the cabinet to look forward to. GameSpot



FOLD, FLIP, OR DUO: THE HOW'S AND WHY'S OF FOLDING PHONES

Three ways to do two screens! The Verge | YouTube



SAMSUNG ANNOUNCES ITS CHEAPEST 5G PHONE AND NEWEST TRIO WIRELESS CHARGER

Alongside the new phone, Samsung announced a new wireless charger that can charge multiple devices at once, as well as a new Android tablet, the Galaxy Tab A7. The Verge



COMPARING NVIDIA'S IMPRESSIVE NEW GPU'S TO THE PS5 TO XBOX SERIES X

How do Nvidia's GPUs stack up against next-gen consoles? Let's breaks it down. IGN



THE FIRST BATTERY-FREE GAME BOY WANTS TO POWER A GAMING REVOLUTION

Solar energy and mechanical triggers power the Engage, a console at the cutting edge of computer engineering. The Verge | C|Net



PIXEL 4A VS. IPHONE SE: BATTLE OF THE BUDGET CAMERAS

The best camera you can get for under $400 is on a phone. The Verge



VIVO IS MAKING A PHONE THAT HAS COLOR-CHANGING GLASS

It uses electrochromic glass to achieve the effect. The Verge




TECHNICAL DIFFICULTIES

TWITTER HACK CONSPIRATORS MAY INCLUDE 16-YEAR-OLD FROM MASSACHUSETTS

The teen joins 17-year-old Graham Clark, the supposed mastermind, as the two youngest conspirators. The Verge



"NINTENDO'S NEW MARIO GAMES HAVE A PURCHASE-BY DEADLINE, AND IT SUCKS"

The triple-pack of remastered Super Mario 3D All-Stars, along with Super Mario 35 are going on sale this year, and then going off sale again next March. Makes sense, right? Didn't think so. Kotaku



THESE STUDENTS FIGURED OUT THEIR TESTS WERE GRADED BY AI - AND THE EASY WAY TO CHEAT

“He’s getting all 100s” The Verge




INDUSTRY

EVERYTHING ANNOUNCED IN THE SUPER MARIO BROS. 35TH ANNIVERSARY DIRECT

Super Mario 3D All-Stars, Super Mario 3D World for Switch, and so much more! IGN | GameSpot



SKULLGIRLS DEVELOPER LAYS OFF EVERYONE WHO HADN'T ALREADY QUIT

The decision now leaves several full-time employees and contract workers scrambling for support. Kotaku



UBISOFT APOLOGIZES FOR TOM CLANCY IN-GAME IMAGERY THAT SUGGESTS BLACK LIVES MATTER IS PART OF A TERRORIST PLOT

Ubisoft announced they'll remove raised fist imagery from the opening cinematic of Tom Clancy’s Elite Squad, following mass criticism. Kotaku | IGN



NIKE IS RELEASING ANOTHER VIDEO GAME INSPIRED SNEAKER

The shoe is the Nike Air Max 90 “Have a Good Game”, the release date is TBA for right now. Twitter | House of Heat



TESLA IS HIRING A NEW GAME DEVELOPMENT TEAM

The game-focused job listings mention building a brand-new gaming platform. GameSpot | Electrek



FORTNITE MADE A CLOTHING LINE TO PROMOTE #FREEFORTNITE

Fortnite has partnered up with Neff to create the clothes.



NINTENDO SWITCH ESHOP GETS CUSTOMER-FRIENDLY IMPROVEMENTS

The two new features will be friendlier pre-order practices, and discount timings. IGN



INTEL DEBUTS A NEW LOGO ALONGSIDE 11TH GEN CHIPS

This will be the company’s third major logo. The Verge



INDIA BANS PUBG MOBILE, ALIPAY, AND MORE CHINESE APPS

This all comes after the country also banned Tik Tok in and WeChat in June. The Verge



FACEBOOK WILL STOP ACCEPTING NEW POLITICAL ADS A WEEK BEFORE THE US PRESIDENTIAL ELECTION

Striking a compromise to prevent election misinformation. The Verge




STREAMERS

NICKEH30 CELEBRATES ONE YEAR ON TWITCH!

Congratulations, Nick! Twitter




ATHLETES IN GAMING

BRONNY JOINS FAZECLAN

He's up! Instagram | ESPN



TWITCH

TWITCH EMPLOYEE ACCUSED OF SEXUAL ASSAULT NO LONGER WITH COMPANY

In June, Hassan Bokhari, accounts director of strategic partnerships at Twitch, was accused of sexual abuse and assault by a streamer named Vio. Now, Twitch has banned Bokhari, and he is no longer an employee. Kotaku




CELEBRITIES IN GAMING

YOU CAN PLAY AS JACK BLACK IN TONY HAWK'S PRO SKATER 1 + 2 (SORT OF)

Although the Kung-Fu Panda star isn't "officially" in the game, his likeness and voice are used in place of a fan-favorite secret skater. GameSpot




WEEKLY WHOLESOME

THE FALL GUYS BIDDING WAR HAS ENDED!

After a $1 million donation pledge, Ninja, Mr.Beast, G2 Esports, and Aim Lab have won the bid for their own skins in Fall Guys! Twitter


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