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All Of The Superheroes In Fortnite

From Thanos to Batman, Fortnite is becoming a comic book fan’s dream come true. If Epic Games keeps adding Marvel and DC characters at a rapid-fire clip, there’s a chance we could have an awesome showdown of 100 heroes and villains years down the road. The latest addition is Captain America. You can take a look at all of the comic characters that were a part of a season or an event below:

Aquaman

Batman

Catwoman

Cable

Captain America

Deadpool

Domino

Harley Quinn

Psylocke

Thanos


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Minecraft Cereal Creeping Onto Store Shelves

For too long, Minecraft players have frantically smacked Creepers before exploding, only to think to themselves: “I wonder what that thing tastes like?” Wonder no more, because Kellogg’s has announced a cereal that finally gives a flavor profile to the exploding slime monster.

Minecraft Creeper Crunch cereal is a cinnamon breakfast snack littered with green “Creeper Bit” marshmallows. It’s coming to US store shelves this August, and you can pick up an 8oz box for $4 or a 12oz box for $6.

Does the promise of crunchy cinnamon candies and green marshmallows not tempt your palette? Then you may also be interested to know that each box will include a code to unlock one of 10 clothing items like jackets and cloaks. These don’t appear to be exclusive cosmetics, but every time you don your snazzy pants you can think to yourself: “I obtained this by devouring a tie-in food product that turned my milk a sort of brownish-green.”

Meanwhile, new activities in the Minecraft games continue apace. The classic Minecraft recently added its big Nether Update, and the spin-off Minecraft Dungeons just got the Jungle Awakens DLC.

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Evo Online canceled following accusations of sexual abuse against CEO

The online version of the Evolution Championship Series (better known as Evo) was canceled Thursday following accusations of sexual abuse made against its organizer and CEO, Joey Cuellar. Evo said in a statement on Twitter that it has relieved Cuellar from his responsibilities and is working to completely separate him from the company.

“Over the past 24 hours, in response to serious allegations recently made public on Twitter, we have made the first in a series of important decisions regarding the future of our company,” the company said in the statement. “Progress doesn’t happen overnight, or without bravery of those who speak up against misconduct and injustice. We are saddened by these events, but we are listening and committed to making every change that will be necessary in making Evo a better model for the stronger, safer culture we all seek.”

Allegations against Cuellar first surfaced on Twitter Wednesday via Mikey “CrackPr0n” Pham, who said the abuse occurred when he was just nine years old. That led to many organizations pulling out of the event, including Capcom, NetherRealm, and Bandai Namco, as well as several popular competitors.

Cuellar has has since apologized.

“I’m sorry. I never meant to hurt anyone,” Cuellar said in a statement, also made on Twitter. “I was young and reckless and did things I’m not proud of. I have been growing and maturing over the past 20 years, but that doesn’t excuse anything. All I have been trying to do is become a better person.”

Accusations against Cuellar come amid a torrent of similar stories, which call out abuse, harassment, and racism in video gaming, tabletop gaming, and comics. The repercussions from these scandals could have a lasting impact on these industries in the years to come.

Evo 2020 was originally set to take place this year in Las Vegas, but was canceled due to the ongoing pandemic. The online event was intended to take its place. According to the official website, the tournament will return in 2021.

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Far Cry 6 to star Gus from Breaking Bad according to deleted report

Breaking Bad’s Giancarlo Esposito has teased that he will star in an upcoming video game, which is apparently Far Cry 6.

Ubisoft’s E3 replacement, Ubisoft Forward, will be taking place later this month and, among the expected reveals, is a new Far Cry game.

Though there is no official confirmation, sources claim that we will see Far Cry 6 at the event and, unlike the previous entry, it won’t be set in America.

Now the same source, Gamereactor, has claimed that Breaking Bad actor Giancarlo Esposito will be making an appearance in the game.

The site has since deleted the article in question, but VG247 was able to screen-grab it for posterity.

The claim lines up with comments from Esposito himself, who played the character of Gus Fring in both Breaking Bad and its prequel show Better Call Saul. He also recently appeared as Moff Gideon in The Mandalorian.

In an interview with Collider, he talked about the difficulties of working with motion capture and that he is involved with an upcoming video game which he couldn’t talk about yet.

Esposito is no stranger to appearing in games, having lent his voice and likeness to the character of The Dentist in Payday 2.

Ubisoft Forward will take place on 12 July.

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Star Wars: Squadrons Has An Immersive HUD Mode, Will Let You Hide Cosmetics

Want to make your X-Wing VR experience as immersive as possible? We’ve got good news for you: you can turn off the Star Wars: Squadrons HUD (heads-up display) elements.

Developer EA Motive confirmed as much talking to IGN. The VR-compatible flight combat game will feature a ‘Hardcore Mode’ that will take some of the HUD and user interface (UI) elements away.

“When you start the story,” creative director Ian S. Frazier explained, “we ask if you want the standard experience – which we’d expect most players to take – or a hardcore mode, which gets rid of a bunch of UI that helps you localize yourself in space, and makes you rely entirely on the readouts in the cockpit. So for the folks that are newer to the genre, I’d expect them to play standard, and for the folks that have tonnes of flight experience, they might want to try that out.”

We’d imagine that plenty of VR players will also want that more immersive experience, though it might be necessary to get used to the game with those elements enabled first.

In another win for authenticity, though, Squadrons will also let you disable visible customizations for both your craft and other players’. In other words, if someone wants to decorate their X-Wing with a decal, you’ll be able to choose if you can see that, or just the regular X-Wing skin.

“Some players aren’t going to want to see any of that,” Frazier explained. “It won’t matter how plausible it is, they just want to keep it to exactly what we’ve seen in the films, no more and no less, and we totally get that. And so we have an option in the game to hide everybody else’s cosmetics. So if you flip that on, then all of a sudden, if you want to put a racing stripe or whatever on your own TIE Fighter, you’ll see it, but everybody else’s is just going to look like a normal boilerplate TIE Fighter for you.”

Again, this seems like a move that will speak to a lot of players that want the authentic Star Wars experience in VR. Squadrons is out on October 2nd with optional support for PC VR headsets on PC and PSVR on PS4. You can find out everything else we know about the game right here.

Will you be playing with the Star Wars: Squadrons HUD disabled and cosmetics off? Let us know in the comments below!

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All The Games Releasing In July 2020 On PS4, Switch, Xbox, PC

While July is known historically as a slower period for game releases, that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything noteworthy coming out. Quite a few exciting games are launching this month that you should keep on your radar. These include a returning favorite series on Nintendo Switch, as well as a newcomer to PS4. It also includes a remake of a cult classic from more than a decade ago.

Sony is continuing to hit summer hard with its latest first-party developed game, Ghost of Tsushima, while last year’s limited-time PS4-exclusive Death Stranding will finally be arriving to PC. On the other hand, Nintendo is releasing a couple of Switch-exclusives, which includes the sequel to the cult-classic Deadly Premonition and a new entry in the Paper Mario series. There’s even some notable remasters re-releases on the horizon with the Switch port of Catherine: Fully Body and THQ Nordic’s remaster of PS2-era sandbox favorite, Destroy All Humans!

To give you a look at what’s ahead for PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Switch, we’ve rounded up all the biggest games of July 2020 below. For a wider look at the titles still to come this year, be sure to check out our list of game release dates in 2020. Otherwise, be sure to check this article often for the latest during this month, as we’ll be sure to update it with more new release dates that get announced.

Deadly Premonition 2: A Blessing in Disguise (Switch) — July 17

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E3 2020 Event Calendar: Xbox, Ubisoft, And More Upcoming Game Events

Like many other live events scheduled to take place this year, E3 2020 has been canceled due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. This marks the first time in the expo’s 20-plus-year history that a physical event will not take place in June, but there will still be plenty of gaming news and announcements to look forward to over the next several weeks. In fact, with companies spreading their announcements out over a longer stretch of time, you won’t have to race to catch everything in a week’s time and can watch everything without issue. While some of these events have even been bumped past their previously-scheduled dates, including a World of Warcraft: Shadowlands reveal, which has been moved from June 9, we’ll be keeping this calendar of events, past and upcoming, as up to date as possible as the E3 replacement streams roll out.

What Is Happening Instead Of E3 This Year?

Although the ESA–the company that organizes E3–will not hold a digital alternative to E3 itself, a number of game publishers have announced they’ll be hosting their own events and showcases over the summer. Microsoft, Ubisoft, Limited Run Games, and Devolver Digital are among the companies that have expressed intentions to follow this route. Microsoft has announced a monthly series of streams called Xbox 20/20, with July’s focusing on first-party Xbox Series X titles, while Ubisoft will hold a Ubisoft Forward digital event on July 12. Following a delay, Sony’s PS5 event was held on June 11. It showed not only several first-party and third-party games for the system, but also the system itself. The price, however, and the release date, are still mysteries.

As we move deeper into the summer and events continue, we should get a better view of what the next-generation console launches are going to look like. It’s also likely we will learn more about games from key publishers that haven’t held their own press conferences or events yet, such as Nintendo and Square Enix. The latter is skipping one long show this year in favor of individual game announcements. These will occur throughout July and August. The publisher hasn’t indicated which games to expect.

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Nintendo typically airs a Nintendo Direct presentation ahead of E3 every June, but that may not be the case this year. Reports have circulated that the company will be delaying its annual June Direct due to “complications” that have arisen from the COVID-19 pandemic. Nintendo itself has not made any official announcements yet, but these reports say the Direct is expected to air “late in the summer.” Meanwhile, Square Enix says it will hold individual game announcements rather than a big E3-style event.

Beyond game publishers, a number of other digital gaming events will be taking place this year. The Game Awards host Geoff Keighly has announced the Summer Game Fest, which will run from May to August and encompass limited-time demos, game reveals, and more. The Guerilla Collective Live event has been pushed to June 13 but a separate event focused on black game creators was held on Sunday, June 7. GameSpot is also hosting our own multi-week event called Play For All, which will feature gaming news, interviews, and previews while also raising money for COVID-19 relief efforts.

E3 2020 Replacement Events Schedule

June 7

  • Guerrilla Collective Black Voices in Gaming — 10 AM PT / 1 PM ET

June 11

  • PS5 Reveal Event — 1 PM PT / 4 PM ET

June 13

  • Guerrilla Collective Live — 9 AM PT / noon ET
  • PC Gaming Show — 11 AM PT / 2 PM ET
  • Future Games Show — 2 PM PT / 5 PM ET

June 14

  • Guerrilla Collective Day 2

June 15

  • Guerrilla Collective Day 3

June 16

  • Steam Summer Game Festival — June 16 through June 22

June 18

  • EA Play Live 2020 — 4 PM PT / 7 PM ET

June 23

  • New Game+ Expo — 8 AM PT / 11 AM ET

June 24

  • Pokemon Presents Event
  • Avengers War Table Stream

June 25

  • Cyberpunk 2077 Night City Wire

June 27-28

  • BitSummit Gaiden

July 11

  • Tennocon

July 12

  • Ubisoft Forward — 12 PM PT / 3 PM ET

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Fortnite update 2.77 PS4 PATCH NOTES: Epic fixes annoying problem on PlayStation 4

Fortnite developer Epic Games has released yet another maintenance update exclusively on PS4.

PlayStation 4 fans must download and install Fortnite update 2.77 before logging in.

The new Fortnite update weighs in at just under 500MB, so it shouldn’t take too long to download.

Unlike the big numbered updates, no server downtime is required, so you’ll be back online before you know it.

Fortnite update 2.77 doesn’t make any sweeping changes or add any new content, but it does fix one particularly annoying problem.

According to the update 2.77 patch notes, the new release fixes an issue related to party invites.

The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter: “We’ve released a maintenance patch on PlayStation 4 to address an issue with party invites.”

It’s unclear what else is addressed by the new update, but expect the usual blend of bug fixes and minor performance tweaks.

The update launches on the same day as the Captain America outfit hits the item shop.

The Captain America skin was leaked in the recent Fortnite update 13.20 game files, before launching in the July 3 shop update.

The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter: “Armed with his indestructible shield and iron will, Super-Soldier Captain America will take on any obstacle thrown his way.

“Grab the Captain America Outfit now!”

The Captain America outfit can be purchased for 2,000 V-bucks from the in-game shop.

In addition to the Captain America costume, all purchases include the Proto-Adamantium Shield, which can be equipped as back bling or as a harvesting tool.

For an additional 300 V-bucks, players can also get the Grand Salute emote, complete with fireworks.

Because it’s a special item – and with the July 4 celebrations taking place this Saturday – the new skin should be available until at least Sunday, July 5.

There’s a chance it could stick around a little longer, but it’s probably best to pick it up sooner rather than later, just in case.

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Steam Summer Sale: PC Game Deals That Beat Steam's Prices

One of the biggest sales events of the year for PC gamers is in full swing right now: The Steam Summer Sale 2020 kicked off Thursday, June 25, and will run until July 9, offering literally thousands of discounts on some of the platform’s best games. It’s hard to beat many of those deals right now, and you should definitely check out all of the best Steam games on sale right now. But it’s worth keeping in mind that some of these games are cheaper elsewhere. And we’re not talking about different launchers like Rockstar, Uplay, or Epic–no, we’re talking about officially licensed Steam codes from legit stores like Fanatical and Green Man Gaming. For games like Borderlands 3 or Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, you may actually want to look somewhere besides Steam itself. You’ll still even get to add the games to your Steam library but will save money in the process.

One of the standouts of the sale is Borderlands 3, all three editions of which are cheaper than they are on Steam. The standard edition is $27.59, the Deluxe edition is $36.79, and the Super Deluxe edition is $45.

If you’ve been looking to get into Civilization VI (which you definitely should, because it’s fantastic), the Platinum edition is just $40.53 at Fanatical compared to $47.43 on Steam. With a normal list price of $120, this is the best version to buy as you’ll get all the expansions and DLC.

Persona 4 Golden recently launched on Steam, making it much more accessible to people who never owned a PlayStation Vita–but unfortunately, it’s not discounted in the Steam Summer Sale. However, you can find it on sale at Fanatical, which has the base game for $17 and Digital Deluxe edition for $21.24.

You’ll also find some upcoming games on sale that either aren’t discounted at all or have a smaller discount on Steam, including two that release in July. PS4 exclusive Death Stranding will finally launch on Steam July 14 and is already down to $48.95 on Fanatical. Steam is selling the game for $60. Othercide, a turn-based tactical horror game releasing on July 27, is on sale for $26.17; Steam has it for $29.74 right now. Note that this deal ends in less than 48 hours, so it won’t be available much longer. Finally, one of this holiday’s next-gen releases is on sale as well: Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2 is down to $52.91 at Fanatical while still full price at Steam.

We’ve rounded up some of the best Steam games that are cheaper to buy elsewhere below. End dates for these deals may vary, so be sure to double-check the discount before purchasing.

Best Steam games on sale for cheaper elsewhere

  • Assetto Corsa Competizione — $22 ($40) | $24 on Steam
  • Borderlands 3 — $27.59 ($60) | $30 on Steam
  • Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night — $19.20 ($40) | $24 on Steam
  • Civilization VI – Platinum Edition — $40.53 ($119.22) | $47.43 on Steam
  • Cook, Serve, Delicious! 2!! — $1.94 ($13) | $3.24 on Steam
  • Dark Souls Remastered — $35.09 ($40) | no sale on Steam
  • Everspace — $9 ($50) | $12 on Steam
  • Indivisible — $22 ($40) | $24 on Steam
  • Persona 4 Golden — $17 ($20) | no sale on Steam
  • Persona 4 Golden – Digital Deluxe Edition — $21.24 ($25) | no sale on Steam
  • SpongeBob Squarepants: Battle for Bikini Bottom – Rehydrated — $27 ($30) | no sale on Steam
  • Superhot VR — $12.49 ($25) | $17 on Steam
  • This War of Mine – Final Cut — $4 ($20) | $5 on Steam
  • XCOM: Chimera Squad — $9.19 ($20) | $15 on Steam

Steam pre-orders on sale:

  • Out July 14: Death Stranding — $48.95 ($60) | no sale on Steam
  • Out July 27: Othercide — $26.17 ($35) | $29.74 on Steam
  • Out Holiday 2020: Vampire: The Masquerade: Bloodlines 2 — $52.91 ($60) | no sale on Steam

Of course, there are many, many games that are still way cheaper at Steam, so you’ll want to browse this year’s Steam Summer Sale before it ends in a couple of weeks. For a quick look at all the best deals, see our guides to the best games on sale in Steam Summer Sale 2020, including the best PC exclusives on sale and the best cheap Steam games under $10.

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Fortnite Captain America skin shop update: Price, dates on sale and SECRET challenge

Fortnite developer Epic Games has released the Captain America skin in time for July 4.

To celebrate Independence Day in the US, Fortnite fans can purchase the patriotic Marvel hero for a limited time.

The Captain America skin was leaked in the recent Fortnite update 13.20 game files, before launching in the July 3 shop update.

The news was announced by Epic Games on Twitter: “Armed with his indestructible shield and iron will, Super-Soldier Captain America will take on any obstacle thrown his way.

“Grab the Captain America Outfit now!”

The Captain America outfit can be purchased for 2,000 V-bucks from the in-game shop.

In addition to the Captain America costume, all purchases include the Proto-Adamantium Shield, which can be equipped as back bling or as a harvesting tool.

For an additional 300 V-bucks, players can also get the Grand Salute emote, complete with fireworks.

Because it’s a special item – and with the July 4 celebrations taking place this Saturday – the new skin should be available until at least Sunday, July 5.

There’s a chance it could stick around a little longer, but it’s probably best to pick it up sooner rather than later, just in case.

While the Captain America outfit doesn’t come with its own selection of Style Challenges like Aquaman and Deadpool, fans have discovered a secret task.

The new challenge tasks players with setting off five sets of fireworks around Lazy Lake.

There are six sets of fireworks in total, all situated on the outskirts of Lazy Lake. The video below shows the exact location of all the fireworks.

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Once exploded, the fireworks make the Captain America logo, so be sure to look up and see your handiwork.

In addition to Captain America skin, update 13.20 also added a new weapon, a deployable workbench, as well as LTMs for Season 3.

As teased earlier this week, the Flare Gun is the big new addition to the Fortnite Battle Royale weapons list.

The Deployable Workbench, meanwhile, is said to provide easier access to upgrading and sidegrading weapons.

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