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Nintendo Direct and Blizzcon Download

01:28:47 Download February 25th, 2021

(0:00) Nintendo Direct
Nintendo aired their latest direct conference, and while it may not have had the hardest hitting lineup of games, at least they’re all coming out soon.
(12:00) Blizzconline
Blizzcon was held recently, online due to COVID-19. Overall, we’re feeling like it was pretty lackluster and wondering if Blizzard has just lost the magic.
(24:30) LCS Import Rule
Producer Kali joins us to talk about the import rule in the LCS, and whether it makes sense to do away with it. 
(34:30) Mortal Kombat Movie
The trailer has dropped for the new Mortal Kombat movie, and it looks awesome! We are ready for this!
(44:19) What’s that rage?!

Ric’s got a bunch of clips of people raging on stream, and the crew has to guess which game each rage clip is for.
(57:04) Gaming and Esports News – 

Guy beats Hades using a Pomegranate
Breath of the Wild Speed Runner beats game with his feet
Shovel Knight is coming to For Honor
Stadia Leadership Praised their Devs One Week before shutting them down
Amazon’s New World MMO delayed again
Metallica muted bc of themselves on Twitch
(1:09:19) Huge No Man’s Sky Update
No Man’s Sky got a huge update. Is it enough to get people to buy back in? Plus, our Patient Gamer this week is Cuphead.
(1:19:19) Social Media Check-in
We check in with our social media followers to see what game in a franchise was the last straw. Which game made you quit the series?

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