Shacknews Dump - September 25, 2020

When Microsoft dumps $7.5 billion into a giant studio acquisition, you can bet we're going to be covering it alongside other hot gaming news on the Shacknews Dump.

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There you are, thinking everything is running smooth and even like you have it under control when suddenly a $7.5 billion sale of Bethesda and ZeniMax clogs the whole works up. You don’t know what to do? Who to call? Have no fear. The Shacknews Dump is here to break down that massive sale and the other hottest news in gaming this week.

On this September 25, 2020 edition of the Shacknews Dump, we have to address the Bethesda/ZeniMax elephant of a Microsoft purchase in the room for sure, but that’s not all that’s coming down the pipes. Amazon Luna is out to try not to do its best impression of Google Stadia with a cloud gaming service, Rocket League is free to play and inviting Fortnite into the pitch at Epic Games, and ex-Blizzard leadership is rising from the ashes to start anew at Dreamhaven.

All of these stories and more await viewers when we go live on the Shacknews Dump at 1:15 p.m. PT / 4:15 p.m. ET on the Shacknews Twitch Channel. You can also catch the show live just below.

Here’s the rundown of topics coming on the Shacknews Dump today:


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Are billions of dollars’ worth of Microsoft money clogging your gaming news pipes? Then join in as we breakdown this and other interesting news stories when we go live shortly with the Shacknews Dump.

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TJ Denzer is a player with a passion for games that has dominated a lifetime. When he's not handing out beatdowns in the latest fighting games, exploring video game history, or playing through RPGs with his partner, he's searching for new food and drinks in the constant pursuit of good times with good people inside and outside the South Texas area. You can also find him on Twitter @JohnnyChugs.

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