CheckPoint 326 - Squad Up
Stories on: Sony, Soul Calibur VI, EVE Online, and Nintendo
Date: October 1, 2018
Story Graphics: Paul Saunders
CheckPoint Graphics: Graham Stark
Music: Bradley Rains
Beej wants to talk about Bowsette and who are we to stop him?
- Sony has finally capitulated of it's biggest, and huffiest, old fashioned sticking point. They will finally allow users to leave the walled garden and engage in cross-platform play, starting with the obvious choice, an open beta of Fortnite.
- Fans are upset win Bamdai Namco for both Including and not including Tira in Soul Calibur VI. You could play as Tira in last weeks network test, but she's not on the main roster. Fans are upset with this because now they have been teased with playing as Tira, but now they will need to pony up some cash for the season pass DLC in order to unlock her.
- The latest war in EVE Online is over and at great cost. With the signing of a peace treaty that requires the Guardians of the Galaxy coalition to hand over 40 rare and valuable Faction Fortizar structures worth about 500 billion ISK, or $6,500, to the Goon Swarm Federation.
- The recent fan art of Bowser undergoing his own Peach-ifaction has rocketed to worldwide meme status thanks to thousands of artists and cosplayers providing variations on the Peachette theme. It turns out Nintendo beat everyone by years, The art book of Super Mario Odyssey was released in Japan and within it are images from a manga featuring Bowser throwing his own green Cappy at Princess Peach, thus capturing her and becoming Koopa-Peachy, a version of Peach with a lot of Bowsers identifying characteristics.
Pandas are coming to Minecraft, a mere 6 years after they were added to WoW.
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