Evening Reading - October 14, 2019

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Fortnite is still gone

That Fortnite blackhole stream is still going, but we have seen some leaks hinting at Fortnite Chapter 2 launching soon. 


NFL Instant Replay stinks

It is not just the Browns getting hosed, the entire NFL viewing experience is getting worse with the current state of instant replay. I don't think they should get rid of it, but the current rules and implementation of replay need to be changed. We now go to LeBron James for some instant analysis:

Oh wait, that was just a terrible hot take from LeBron about the NBA's current Hong Kong troubles. Way to stay in the pocket of communist China, Bron. GGs.


Kojima Productions splash screen preview

I can't wait for Death Stranding to launch! Hideo Kojima shared this splash screen for his studio today.


WWE 2K20 looks... bad

What on Earth happened to Hulk Hogan?
What on Earth happened to Hulk Hogan?

Wow, WWE 2K20 looks really bad. Check out roushimsx's Chatty thread about the game. Also this Streamable link features a cringe-worthy gameplay video of the career mode. Sad that this game looks worse than WWE 2K14.

Hulk Hogan WWE 2K14 character model.
Hulk Hogan WWE 2K14 character model.
Hulk Hogan's WWE 2K20 character model.
Hulk Hogan's WWE 2K20 character model.

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    October 14, 2019 8:36 PM

    Asif Khan posted a new article, Evening Reading - October 14, 2019

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      October 14, 2019 9:14 PM

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      October 14, 2019 9:23 PM

      Me before I opened up this post:

      "Jesus fuck will the NHL please go back to allowing more than one company to make their games?!"

      Me after:

      "Oh, be a pro didn't change? Alright, guess I'll deal."

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      October 14, 2019 9:26 PM

      Dude, those WWE 2K20 shots are fucking hilarious! I really want a BTS look at how this happened, lol.

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        October 15, 2019 2:31 PM

        Apparently they switched developers half way through production. My guess is the previous devs took all their assets with them on the way out and the new ones had to do it all over again with half the dev time remaining.

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      October 15, 2019 6:45 AM

      Yikes that Hogan model is bad bad bad

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