Failed Wii U leads to Nintendo Switch, What Respawn means to EA, TMNT + Injustice 2, Thor Ragnorok Impressions – 378

Failed Wii U leads to Nintendo Switch, What Respawn means to EA, TMNT + Injustice 2, Thor Ragnorok Impressions – 378

Nintendo is reportedly planning to make between 25 and 30 million Switch consoles in 2018. We touch on, Twitch harassment against female streamers, how the failed Wii U lead to Nintendo Switch's success and what Respawn means to the EA portfolio. Also, the heroes in a half shell join the Injustice 2 Netherrealm universe and Daniella gives quick impressions on Thor Ragnarok.

Preamble

  • The State of Marvel on Netflix
  • Valerian
  • November Criminals
  • ...the allegations are still pouring in
  • Xbox One X
  • EA and Respawn

Technology

  • How to add videos in Google Slides
  • Google’s Files Go
  • How much can you make as an Instagram Influencer
  • November 17 - Justice League, The Punisher, Star Wars Battlefront II

Entertainment

  • Musical.ly, the lip-syncing app popular with teens and young people, has been sold to Chinese social media giant Toutiao
  • SnapChat getting redesign soon
  • Batman: The Animated Series: The Complete First Volume
  • ESPN’s upcoming direct to consumer streaming service
  • Warner Bros. has announced that it will be publishing a range of mobile and console Harry Potter titles under a new label, Portkey Games.
  • Disney's upcoming streaming service may be the end of Marvel shows on Netflix, according to a new report. - Disney currently produces Marvel series like Daredevil, The Punisher, and others, but new Marvel shows are expected to be exclusive to the Disney streaming service
  • Nintendo Switch just got its first video-streaming app outside of Japan: US TV service Hulu.
  • November Criminals
  • Valerian and the city of a thousand planets
  • Scandal allegations continue - DC Comics Editor, Flash Showrunner, Rebel Wilson
  • Thor: Ragnarok

Video Games

  • COD: WW2 earned half a billion dollars in sales
  • Fortnite Battle Royal - 20 million + downloads
  • PlayerUnknown's Battle Grounds has now sold over 20 million copies, creative director Brendan "PlayerUnknown" Greene has revealed on Twitter.
  • Resident Evil 7 Biohazard has sold 4.1 million copies as of September 30. Resident Evil 5 still leads at 7.2 million units sold.
  • Hasbro Inc. reportedly wants to purchase rival toymaker Mattel.
  • GameStop has announced a new unlimited used game rental service, and it's launching next week.
  • Twitch announced it’s releasing the nearly 30 million inactive usernames associated with the old Justin.tv brand.
  • GTA5 is now the best-selling game of all time in the US.
  • PlayStation App gets a new look
  • Nintendo is reportedly planning to make between 25 and 30 million Switch consoles in 2018.
  • Failed Wii U is responsible for Switch Success
  • Take-Two has revealed that the L.A. Noire: VR Case Files have been delayed by one month.
  • Uplay members can get Ubisoft's 2014 open-world hacker-thriller Watch Dogs free on PC - Ends November 13th
  • Assassin's Creed Origins has confirmed, once and for all, it takes place in the same shared universe as fellow Ubisoft series Watch Dogs.
  • Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles are coming to Injustice 2
  • Sony in the US is adding a new incentive for Trophy hunters - you can now trade in your exploits for PSN credit.
  • PlayStation VR Skyrim VR Bundle
  • PlayStation 4 Pro and Xbox One X owners will soon be able to play Destiny 2 in 4K with HDR
  • Destiny players are once again grinding loot from a cave.
  • The next generation of PlayStation and Xbox hardware is at least a couple years away, if the thinking of Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot proves to be true.
  • Microsoft Studios Publishing's general manager, Shannon Loftis has defended the Xbox One's line-up of exclusive games, and indicated that unannounced exclusives are in the works.
  • Xbox One X, Halo 5 in 4K
  • EA purchased Titanfall developer Respawn
  • Tekken 7 - Noctis Lucis Caelum (FFXV) coming SPring 2018 - trailer

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