#170 Gamescom 2019 HYPE!

There’s alot of hype around Gamescom 2019 this year, let’s see what is going down before it all kicks off!

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#40 Spider-Man Sells 3.3 Million Copies In 3 Days

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Twitch suddenly blocked in China

The livestream platform Twitch is no longer available in China. After a surge in popularity last month among esports fans, this week the Twitch app was abruptly removed from the iOS App Store in China, leaving fans in the lurch.

PS4’s ‘Spider-Man’ Just Broke God of War’s Sales Record With 3.3 Million Copies Sold In 3 Days

It’s been a hell of a year for Sony, coming in the wake of a hell of a console generation. The PS4 has been the clear sales leader this generation from the start, partially because it avoided Microsoft-like stumbles at launch, partially because it’s produced a huge number of must-have exclusive titles for the system.

Overwatch Finally Reveals What Torbjorn’s Much-needed Overhaul Will Look Like

Overwatch’s feisty dwarf engineer Torbjorn has long been considered a“troll pick.” In my experience, it’s common for teammates’ blood pressure to skyrocket whenever players pick him. We already knew Torbjorn was getting a much-needed overhaul, and today, Overwatch’s game director Jeff Kaplan finally announced what Torbjorn 2.0 will look like.

FALLOUT 76’S WORLD SEEMINGLY HAS AN OFFICIAL NAME

Bethesda Softworks has seemingly revealed where exactly Fallout 76’s country roads will be taking players home to. It was already known that the game is set in a version of West Virginia, but fans can now put a name to Bethesda’s wasteland version of the Mountain State.

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#31 Spider-Man & The Saddest Easter Egg Ever

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The future of the Home of the Future

Today you can have a fully connected home complete with sensors to monitor temperature, humidity, air quality, energy usage, and more, and check in on almost any appliance from anywhere in the world with just a smartphone. But even with all of the various connected appliances, virtual assistants, and copious sensors that can be installed in a modern smart home, the “smart” side of things is still rather lacking.

Pinterest is still being used by 250 million people every month

While more prominent social networks are facing slightly slower growth or even seeing user numbers dip a little, Pinterest has quietly become bigger than ever. The company has revealed that more than 250 million people are using the service every month. Pinterest also has more than 175 billion pins, an increase of 75 percent since early 2017, which underlines the platform’s growth.

Call of Duty’s battle royale mode, Blackout, is exceptional

When Activision announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 would have a battle royale mode, I was supremely skeptical. At best, it sounded like an attempt to jump on the bandwagon of an already popular genre; at worst, a last-minute attempt to flesh out a game without a traditional single-player campaign. But, after just a few rounds of play, it’s clear that the team is on to something special. This new take on the battle royale genre, called Blackout, is exceptional.

Insomniac’s Spider-Man has ‘the best saddest Easter egg ever’

What should have been a sweet surprise for a fan in Spider-Man has turned into “the best saddest Easter egg ever.” Insomniac Games is offering to patch it out anyway.

The rarest skin in Fortnite has returned to the item shop

The rarest skin in Fortnite Battle Royale has returned to the item shop. The Power Chord skin – a female rocker outfit – has only been in the item store once before and is therefore the rarest outfit in Fortnite.

$10 million Fortnite Fall Skirmish announced

With the $8 million Fortnite Summer Skirmish wrapped after eight weeks of competition, Epic has already announced the next batch of competitions, and they’re coming soon. The Fortnite Fall Skirmish ups the stakes and shrinks the window with $10 million at stake over six weeks of competition.

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