Greetings, Shacknews! We've reached the end of another exhausting week, and all that remains is a fresh round of news, memes, and entertainment. It's the Friday edition of Evening Reading.
In case you missed it at Shacknews:
- Street Fighter 6's A.K.I. is a tricky, poisonous, and wickedly delicious character
- EVE Online Project Discovery Phase Four & mobile app announced at EVE Fanfest 2023
- Microsoft's Activision Blizzard acquisition gets preliminary approval from CMA
- Baldur's Gate 3 Patch 3 notes
- OneRepublic and Mishaal Tamer release Assassin's Creed Mirage song
- EVE Vanguard first-person shooter spinoff gets first look at EVE Fanfest 2023
- EVE Online: Havoc expansion announced at EVE Fanfest 2023
- EVE Galaxy Conquest 4X strategy mobile spinoff revealed at EVE Fanfest 2023
- Unity announces changes to Runtime Fee policy following backlash
- Shack Chat: What is your favorite game that has been delisted or is no longer available?
And, because it's the weekend, go find yourself something to play!
- Weekend Console Download Deals for Sept. 22: Tokyo Game Show 2023
- Weekend PC Download Deals for Sept. 22: First discount on Remnant 2
Around the gaming horn
Here's a refresher on what to expect from Super Mario Bros. Wonder.
What is Assassin's Creed Nexus VR? Take a closer look at this trailer from Ubisoft.
Pre-orders are now open for Helldivers.
And finally, Xbox goes over the week that was at this year's Tokyo Game Show.
And now... Other Stuff From The Internet!!!
Writers Turn Out in Force On Picket Lines Amid Hopes of a Deal Breakthrough https://t.co/7MSDhTXmes— The Hollywood Reporter (@THR) September 22, 2023
Depending on who you ask, this is either close to ending or it's about to get a whole lot worse. Whatever happens, we hope the writers get a fair deal.
Making 'fetch' happen
Sigh... look, I like musicals. I'm a bigger musical fan than people might think. (Or maybe you're totally unsurprised, shut up.) But... well... who is this for, exactly?
Nothing but the Hotfix
We've been watching a lot of Turtles here at Shacknews since Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Mutant Mayhem showed up on Paramount+. So let's head over to the GDQ Hotfix and watch Games Done Quick take on some of the best Turtles games of today and yesterday.
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, well, now Sakurai's just showing off.
"I'm not a collector," he says. Suuuuuuure.
This week in Shaqnews
The Big Tex called in to First Take to root for the Cowboys.
IT'S STILL REAL TO ME, DAMMIT!
Nothing but love for Eddie Kingston.
Tonight in video game music
Even Bethesda's gotten in on this Lofi Girl trend, but I can't argue with what they've put together.
That's it for the fourth Friday Evening Reading for the month of September! 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. If you want to go new school and find different ways to leave your feedback or talk about whatever, join us in the Official Shacknews Community Discord. I'll see you all next week!