Welcome to the month of June, everyone! We're back again with a fresh round of news, memes, and entertainment. It's time for the Friday edition of Evening Reading.
In case you missed it at Shacknews:
- We continue to play The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom. If you need help with anything, bookmark The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom Strategy Guide. We're continuing to update it regularly!
- Freelance writer Josh Broadwell, meanwhile, has been brought aboard to contribute guides for Diablo 4, so go check those out!
- Tears of the Kingdom's Depths are an addicting deviation from the usual Zelda adventure
- Tell Me Why is free to claim and keep on PC and Xbox throughout all of Pride Month
- Diablo 4 Update 1.02 patch notes
- Blizzard acknowledges Diablo 4 Invalid License error on PS5
- GTA Online: San Andreas Mercenaries brings new missions & content on June 13
- Shack Chat: Which character is your Street Fighter 6 Day One main?
And, because it's the weekend, go find yourself something to play!
- Weekend Console Download Deals for June 2: PlayStation Days of Play
- Weekend PC Download Deals for June 2: Epic Mega Sale continues
Around the gaming horn
Lost among this weekend's blockbuster releases, don't forget to check out We Love Katamari REROLL + Royal Reverie!
Take a look at what's coming in the next Battle Pass for Pokemon Unite!
Super Mega Baseball 4 is also out this weekend! Check out EA's entry into the baseball gaming field.
And now... Other Stuff From The Internet!!!
The Legend of Zelda: Tears of the Kingdom - Week 4
Not sure I prefer it but now its a convertible lmfao pic.twitter.com/VIoM1MbuKp— lloyd (komodo) 🏴 (@komodoxeno) May 31, 2023
And you thought LEGO 2K Drive gave you vehicle customization options.
nintendo devs: spends 6 years painstakingly crafting shrine puzzles in Tears of the Kingdom, each with unique themes and thought-provoking solutions— liccnuke (@liccnuke) May 30, 2023
If you've played Tears of the Kingdom longer than a few hours, you know there's more cheese here than a dairy farm.
You don't need to wait three days for the full moon in this game.
Gleeok go down the hoooooooooole.
Zelda tears of the kingdom: This shrine is literally halo 3 the final level Lmfao pic.twitter.com/tE2NQ5VtVR— 🌟Mint Blais🌟 (@MintBlais) May 29, 2023
I'm not going to make a Halo Infinite joke. Why kick that game when it's down?
We can't end this feature without some Korok violence.
Street Fighter 6 - Week 1
We kick off with the legendary Justin Wong, who is racking his brain trying to beat the JP Impossible Challenge.
Matt McMuscles created Haggar and took him out on the World Tour mode.
Top Zangief player Snake Eyez has hit the lab and is already putting together some filthy combos.
iDom is likewise getting his reps in and taking his lumps now.
Daigo is also getting some practice in, but making some pit stops to do some people watching.
They did it again - they gave the zoner an insane reversal:— TSM Leffen (@TSM_Leffen) June 2, 2023
JP looking like a potential main for me :)) pic.twitter.com/Hr5bthR7HO
Leffen is taking time to learn SF6 and likes what he sees with JP.
Dhalsim sequence ideas pic.twitter.com/ZdfAM6s8c7— Mister Crimson (@MistahCrimson) June 2, 2023
Mister Crimson has some ideas for Dhalsim!
Max is already doing some work with Marisa.
He's also got some YouTube videos hitting his channel right now.
Nothing but the Hotfix Checking in on Summer Games Done Quick 2023
Summer Games Done Quick is happening right now! Let's look at some of the best runs of the week so far!
Here are our favorite runs of the week so far, not counting what we've seen on Friday. Speaking of which...
Congratulations for hitting that first million!
On non-marathon weeks, GDQ's Hotfix shows air every week and you can catch them all at the Games Done Quick Twitch account.
Under the learning tree with Masahiro Sakurai
Masahiro Sakurai started a YouTube channel! Let's learn from his decades of experience together by looking at one of his latest videos. This week, Sakurai talks about the importance of game writing and talks about some of the primary differences from other forms of media.
This week in
Shaqnews EJ news
“The job is what I do, it’s not who I am…it took me a while to learn that…— Dan Le Batard Show with Stugotz (@LeBatardShow) June 2, 2023
…that was the defining moment that said, ‘get over yourself.’”
- @TurnerSportsEJ shares a story of forgiveness that changed his perspective on “the big picture” and the importance of humanity.… pic.twitter.com/6uMcOUcHFU
Always take care of yourselves first and foremost. Thank you to EJ and the whole Inside the NBA crew. We'll see you all next season!
IT'S STILL REAL TO ME, DAMMIT!
Welcome back to Kris Statlander!
Tonight in video game music
We're showing love to Final Fantasy XIV with Lacey Johnson!
That's it for the first Friday Evening Reading for the month of June! Be sure to keep the spirit of the classic Evening Reading alive by jumping into the comments about whatever you see here or whatever randomness you'd like to discuss. Join the conversation and dive into the Shacknews Chatty comment thread below. I'll see you all next week!