Good evening, Shacknews. What a special day it is today! It's the Shacknews 25th Anniversary, and we've got a whole lot of great content for you to read through this evening. And so with that, here's Evening Reading. Please take a look.
In case you missed it at Shacknews:
- Shacknews Turns 25: Remembering Quakeholio
- The Shacknews Origin Story, as told by sHugamom
- Gabe Newell wishes Shacknews a happy 25th anniversary
- Diablo 2: Resurrected technical alpha impressions: Play awhile—it glistens
- All announcements, trailers, and reveals from April 14 Nintendo Indie World showcase
- Ludwig sets new Twitch subscriber record as he wraps up 31-day subathon
- GameStop (GME) stock jumps 20% as the company reveals plans to retire $200 million of debt
- Bitcoin (BTC) almost reaches $65K high ahead of Coinbase direct listing
- Cyberpunk 2077 Hotfix 1.21 patch notes aim to squash progress-stopping bugs
- Twitch taking action against over 7.5 million accounts suspected of botting
- Rainbow Six Siege opens portal with Rick & Morty bundles
And now... Other Stuff From The Internet!!!
A message from the mighty GabeN on the Shacknews 25th Anniversary
Valve President and cofounder Gabe Newell sent a special happy anniversary message to Shacknews in honor of our 25-year milestone. Check out his video message here: pic.twitter.com/sU3eRjVfEj— Shacknews (@shacknews) April 14, 2021
Shacknews 25th Anniversary Quake Staff Battle highlights
That's too much for my 8:00 a.m. brain to handle.
Blake's got a grenade for everyone.
Greg loves to teabag
TV's Joe Tirado talks about community.
Quake Staff Battles are chaos.
Bill's done it, he's Chosen
He managed to get all those Triumphs for the Season.
Learning lies in school
What is something they told you in school that you found out was a lie? pic.twitter.com/siqTXp8ycy— Cres (@cres_guez) April 7, 2021
This woman lays it out clearly. Words have meaning.
An incredible moment in bowling
An 18-year-old professonal bowler converted a 7-10 split on TV today for the first time in 30 years. pic.twitter.com/4Qfhy546fr— Bryan Armen Graham (@BryanAGraham) April 11, 2021
What a legendary play!
The Shrouded Ghost
People discussing the Shrouded Ghost pic.twitter.com/ngNLSN3aiX— Steve Dillon 🕵🏻♂️ (@GrogSwillinDill) April 12, 2021
I'm pretty certain it doesn't exist.
Peggle can manage my phone calls
you know what, sure, peggle make phone calls who gives a shit anymore pic.twitter.com/CoeF0X6qke— pete! (@awesomonster) January 6, 2019
Bring on the chaos.
Drinking on the roof
Have a guess!
Americans - try to guess what these Australian words/phrases actually mean.— Guy 'Yug' Blomberg (@YugSTAR) April 13, 2021
Yes, they’re all real:
- Stubbie Cooler
- Budgie Smuggler
- Goon of Fortune
- Trackey Dacks
- Flying Fox
- Icy Pole
Leave your answers in the Chatty thread below.
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Sam Chandler posted a new article, Evening Reading - April 14, 2021 - Shacknews 25th Anniversary
I only know the capsicum one, i think it's peppers that you put on pizza???
I would have thought 7-10 split pickups were more common, also wtf Peggle???!?
Haahahaha Peggle Blast!
Also, Stubby Cooler is a icechest for beers, Budgie Smuggler is a Jockstrap/Speedo, Tuckshop is fast food?
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