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‘Super Smash Bros. Ultimate’ pre-launch Direct recap

This was the final Smash Direct before the release of the highly anticipated game on December 7 and Director Masahiro Sakurai himself had plenty new information to tide fans over until the game’s release. The details of which include plenty of additions to the expansive roster and major developments in gameplay that have not been seen before. 

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iHeartMedia heard a need and delivers with creation of first podcast awards

The ceremony is set to last around an hour and a half with The Breakfast Club’s Charlamagne Tha God, Stuff You Missed in History Class co-host Holly Frey, and country radio personality Bobby Bones all hosting the live awards program. President of iHeartMedia’s podcasting division, Conal Byrne said the show will, “provide a forum to celebrate high-caliber, creative content that has made podcasting a major new audio category.”

“Alius Streamius!”AT&T, Time Warner to develop streaming service possibly including HBO, Harry Potter, and more

WarnerMedia CEO John Stankey confirmed in an on-stage interview that the new service would be subscription-based and arrive in the fourth quarter of 2019. “We are committed to launching a compelling and competitive product that will serve as a complement to our existing businesses.” Stankey went on to add that this advancement will, “help us to expand our reach by offering a new choice for entertainment with the WarnerMedia collection of films, television series, documentaries and animation.” Currently Time Warner owns several media brands like CNN and TBS as well as entertainment properties such as “Harry Potter” and “Batman”.