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Steven Spohn on the power of video games
.@stevenspohn on how video games can help people connect with others and form potentially lifelong bonds. “If you have a mind that’s willing but a body that’s unable, video games can really open a window to an otherwise unaccessible world.” https://t.co/0KMujly5ZR #postlive pic.twitter.com/dxIR8dy8Nb— Washington Post Live (@postlive) February 6, 2020
Steven is out there doing amazing things for accessibility in video games.
Children's Miracle Network Hospitals President and CEO John Lauck passes away
It is with overwhelming sadness we announce the passing of John Lauck, President and CEO of Children’s Miracle Network Hospitals, due to complications from a tragic bike accident.— CMN Hospitals (@CMNHospitals) February 8, 2020
CMN Hospitals has been the driving force behind our Extra Life efforts, and today is a huge loss for our extended family of charity fundraisers. Rest in peace, Mr. Lauck.
RIP Cleveland Browns mascot Swagger
RIP Swagger. 💔 pic.twitter.com/n0KNYh3EEQ— Cleveland Browns (@Browns) February 7, 2020
Hug your pets, for the love of Jebus.
LOOP DADDY 2020
Marc posted an early set from back at The Common Table in Dallas, Texas. I love that he has never forgotten where he came from. He is also working on a collab with Brazzers, because of course he is.
Animal Crossing: New Horizons NIntendo Switch unboxing
Kit and Krysta got their hands on the new Animal Crossing: New Horizons Nintendo Switch before all of us. Super jelly! Watch this Nintendo Minute.
Meanwhile, in Super Mario Maker 2...
I need to fire that game up this weekend.
There's your weather for tonight. I had tacos for dinner.
In case you missed it at Shacknews:
- Shack Chat: What makes a video game a 10/10 to you?
- Shack Smash Tournament Series kicks off at SXSW 2020 with $20K Ultimate Invitational
- Journey to the Savage Planet is a modern-day Metroid Prime
- Steelseries Apex 5 gaming keyboard review - Budget doesn't mean bad
- World of Warcraft interview - John Staats on early Blizzard, canceled projects, & more
- The Cartridge Family 091 – Animal Crossing Switch FOMO, eBay Chatter, Plutonium
- Dragon Ball FighterZ World Tour Finals 2020: Prize Pool, Schedule, and How To Watch
- How to play Snapshots - Minecraft Java Edition
- SteelSeries Rival 3 gaming mouse review - Solid performance, entry-level cost
- 2020 video game release dates calendar
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Lola is the best. pic.twitter.com/bv48AWvljr— Productive Citizen ✌🏾💙🙏🏾👊🏾 (@technosucks) February 8, 2020
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Asif Khan posted a new article, Evening Reading - February 7, 2020
omg IGI :O
lola should replace swagger