You thought we were done this week? Not a chance. Xbox’s Series X Games Showcase may have dominated the cycle yesterday, but there’s plenty more news to talk about on the regular Friday edition of the Shacknews Dump.
On this July 24 episode of the Dump, Nintendo revealed that they will continue to expand into non-gaming territory with its popular IP. Are more goods like LEGO Super Mario on the horizon? Meanwhile, Valve co-founder Gabe Newell has been staying in New Zealand since the COVID-19 pandemic began and now he’s giving back to the country for looking after him with a free concert. In other news, the Army Esports social media and Twitch channels are on hiatus after a controversial banning of users on its channels and new legislation could prevent the US military from using taxpayer money to recruit on Twitch and gaming platforms.
All of this and more is coming up as we go live with the Shacknews Dump at 1:30p.m. PT / 4:30p.m. ET. You can catch it live on the Shacknews Twitch channel or check it out in the embed below.
Here’s what you can expect to see on the Shacknews Dump today.
- Nintendo may be exploring further use of its IPs beyond gaming in the immediate future
- All announcements, trailers, & reveals from the Xbox Series X Games Showcase July 2020
- US Army & Navy esports Twitch channels embroiled in 1st Amendment controversy
- Video game and tech companies Q2 2020 earnings release schedule
- Gabe Newell arranging free concert for New Zealand for letting him stay during COVID-19
- Sword Art Online: Alicization Lycoris review: Ready player one
- Rocket League will become a free-to-play game this summer
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You thought it was done, but the flow keeps going. So little time and so much to dump, so strap in and get ready for another content-rich Shacknews Dump.