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Summer Games Done Quick 2019: Nine must-watch speedruns this week

Summer Games Done Quick 2019: Nine must-watch speedruns this week

Summer Games Done Quick 2019 is officially underway. If you aren’t yet acquainted with the twice-yearly Games Done Quick marathons, the concept is pretty straightforward: gamers from all over the world gather for a week-long speedrunning marathon with the goal of raising as much money as possible for charity. Awesome Games Done Quick takes place in the winter, raising money for the Prevent Cancer Foundation, while Summer Games Done Quick takes place in - you guessed it - summer, raising money for Doctors Without Borders.

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Shiny Pokemon GO Fest unlock steps and a pair of surprise shinies

Shiny Pokemon GO Fest unlock steps and a pair of surprise shinies

To gain access to easier-than-normal Shiny Pokemon for Pokemon GO Fest starting this week, you'll need to follow some steps. Today we're taking a look at the steps you'll need to take to get to a new, more extraordinary place in your Pokemon GO journey via Global Challenges and Rewards for Pokemon GO Fest - with the newly rebranded Pokemon GO Global Challenge list.

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How Ikumi Nakamura captured the internet’s heart at E3 2019

How Ikumi Nakamura captured the internet’s heart at E3 2019

She came to E3 2019 with GhostWire Tokyo. She left with the audience's hearts and the world's giggles. She is Ikumi Nakamura, Creative Director at Tango Gameworks, with Bethesda, and she was quite easily the most enjoyable presenter at E3 2019. She was so genuine in her presentation and attitude that she inspired a viral wave of fan art - take a look!

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Kanye West: Cult leader now, Netflix special soon?

Kanye West: Cult leader now, Netflix special soon?

It's become clear to me that Kanye West is a cult leader. This is my opinion, and this entire article is not necessarily the opinion of SlashGear - but I think it's pretty obvious. Kanye West, as always an entertainment genius and serial entrepreneur, found a way to turn his fans into followers, and his followers into worshipers. He may as well don a pair of aviator glasses and a clerical collar, because he's Jim Jones right about now.

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Apple event today: Here’s how to watch live

Apple event today: Here’s how to watch live

Live in effect today is an Apple event the likes of which we've likely never seen before. Right now we're looking at the several different ways in which you can watch and experience the Apple event live, including live video from the Steve Jobs Theater, imagery (photos), captured video, and our main news feed in which you'll find all the news fit to post. This event will begin at 10AM PDT, which is 11AM Mountain Time, 12PM NOON Central Time, and 1PM Eastern Time.

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Google gaming event at GDC: 5 product possibilities

Google gaming event at GDC: 5 product possibilities

At GDC 2019 Google will reveal something new, something they're describing now as "the future of gaming." The announcements will begin on March 19th, 2019, at 10AM PDT. You'll be able to watch the announcements here on SlashGear live via this article in the YouTube live video embed below. We might see a brand new streaming gaming service from Google, or we could get a brand new device, or maybe a combination of the two!

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Fyre Festival 2.0 tipped by Ja Rule amid Netflix, Hulu hype

Fyre Festival 2.0 tipped by Ja Rule amid Netflix, Hulu hype

What's the best way to milk cash out of the worst blunder in the history of music festivals and internet hype? Make another one! That's just what seems to be happening now thanks to a tip from none other than Ja Rule, letting the world know that "[The Fyre Festival] is the most iconic festival that never was. I have plans to create the iconic festival, but you didn't hear that from me."

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Another Xiaomi Mi 9 event just appeared to battle Galaxy S10

Another Xiaomi Mi 9 event just appeared to battle Galaxy S10

There's a bit more information - and some very clear, extremely vibrant photos of the Xiaomi Mi 9 out there this morning, courtesy of the company itself. They've made clear they intend to show the Xiaomi Mi 9 in the immediate future, not only at an event on February 20th, but again on February 24th, too. What better way to put the crunch on Samsung than to hold two events where one event just won't do the trick?

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Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple video service will make starry March 25 event debut: Report

Apple was tipped to call upon "Hollywood stars" to attend a March 25th event for the launch of a new video service. This video service would join a new News subscription service that'd also launch on the same day, at the same event. The video service would be similar to, but not the same as, major video streaming services already on the market like Amazon Prime Video and Netflix.

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10 unique features Galaxy S10 will roll with on release day

10 unique features Galaxy S10 will roll with on release day

There's a new set of phones coming from Samsung this month - three different models, all called Galaxy S10. Rumors seem pretty much a lock at this point that the Samsung Galaxy S10 will be joined by a smaller model called Galaxy S10E and a larger version called Galaxy S10 Plus. The three models will be revealed at the same event (with a few other devices at the same time) and we've got a handy-dandy list of features here that've been tipped to set the Galaxy S10 family aside from the rest of the smartphone universe and/or other recent Galaxy S smartphones from the last several years.

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A van-sized meteor exploded over Cuba

A van-sized meteor exploded over Cuba

In the first of February, 2019, a van-sized asteroid-turned-meteor exploded over Cuba. This explosion and subsequent disintegration happened at a scale and height that allowed leftover pieces to be recovered in its aftermath. This space rock entered our Earthly vision at around West Palm Beach, Florida, and entered the atmosphere somewhere between there and Pinar del Rio, where it landed. We are in no current danger of any similar falling fireballs - none that've yet been detected, that is to say.

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Fortnite update LTM giving griefers a bad time

Fortnite update LTM giving griefers a bad time

Fortnite's next update will include a Limited Time Mode (LTM) that stops users from dying - sort of. Users will see this mode enacted in the Marshmello concert set to take place on Saturday. At that time, the event will take place in the game at Pleasant Park. When this LTM is in play, users will respawn with the greatest of ease.

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