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Day: August 3, 2019
A Brazilian ad agency has pulled off what may well be the weirdest marketing stunt in videogaming history, which is saying a lot: They’ve added Rainbow Six Siege-encoded DNA to an energy drink. The Brazilian company infused 1,500 cans of InBev’s Fusion energy drink with game files, operator stat sheets, and videos of the best plays during the Brazilian Siege finals at the Game XP 2019 convention were printed onto synthetic strands of DNA and added to the beverage.
It’s safe to say that the Sonic the Hedgehog live-action movie has already become one of the most controversial and fan-infuriating videogame adaptations ever made – and that includes the 2005 Doom movie which cut out the demons. The release of the Sonic movie trailer earlier this year went down like Sonic underwater when he doesn’t grab an air bubble in time.
Zachtronics is known for its particular brand of puzzle game. It’s a developer behind games like Infinifactory, Magnum Opus, and Shenzen I/O, all games about learning and adapting automatic processes to produce particular results. So it’s a bit of a surprise the studio’s next game is a visual novel.
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Elden Ring is one of the big exciting mysteries of videogames right now. It’s a collaboration between Dark Souls and Sekiro developer From Software, creator Hidetaka Miyazaki, and Game of Thrones author and serial procrastinator George RR Martin. It was announced as part of Microsoft’s conference at E3 2019 with a cryptic teaser trailer, but otherwise we haven’t seen any of the actual game yet.
The last new fighter DLC added to Street Fighter V was the “Evil Ryu” character Kage back in December, so fans were greatly anticipating the Evo 2019 fighting event this weekend – the game was definitely going to be there, even if it wasn’t in the top slot anymore – in the hope of seeing some big reveals.
Valve has put out an official statement regarding ‘Crate Depression 2019,’ the Team Fortress 2 bug that guaranteed Unusual items and was poised to tank Team Fortress 2’s long-running and extremely valuable item economy.