YouTube star Markiplier hits 10 million subscribers

YouTube star Mark Fischback, also known as Markiplier, recently hit the 10 million subscriber milestone. The YouTube Let’s Player tweeted out the announcement shortly after the subscriber count was tallied. 10,000,000 SUBSCRIBERS!! — Markiplier (@markiplier) October 14, 2015   Markiplier’s channel has more than doubled in subscribers since the beginning of the year, gaining approximately 5 million subscribers since January until now.



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'The Late Show' hosts the Symphony of the Goddesses as musical guest

After inviting PewDiePie, a famous YouTube Let’s Player, and Sean Murray, the developer of No Man’s Sky, onto The Late Show, Stephen Colbert continued with his dive into video games by inviting a 74-piece orchestra to perform music from one of the most iconic video game franchises on his show. The Legend of Zelda: Symphony of the Goddesses performed on The Late Show, playing selections from the upcoming The Legend of Zelda: Tri Force Heroes as well as other pieces from other The Legend of Zelda games. The orchestra performed for a little over four minutes, spreading around the ground floor and upper balconies of the set.


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Rumors of the Hulk's appearance swirl for Thor: Ragnarok

First, it was Captain America who made a surprise appearance in the Thor movie, Thor: The Dark World. Now it might be the Hulk’s turn. Rumor has it that moviegoers may see the green monster, aka Bruce Banner aka Mark Ruffalo, in Thor: Ragnarok, the third installment to the Thor trilogy.


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VG247 apologizes to Naughty Dog

VG247.com issued an apology to Naughty Dog, the developer behind the Uncharted series. The website published an article on September 30 under the title, "Is Uncharted 4: A Thief’s End too formulaic?" This opinion was based off the staff's playthrough during the Tokyo Game Show. Unfortunately for VG247, they had actually been playing a remastered Uncharted 2: Among Thieves, straight out of the Uncharted Collection. VG247 instantly took the article down once it was informed by Sony about the mistake.


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Star Wars Battlefront Beta reaches nine million players

More than nine million players took time out of their lives to play the Star Wars Battlefront Beta. With the help of those people, Battlefront has become the largest game EA has ever seen in its beta history. EA's website expressed its gratitude saying, "We could not be happier that so many of you wanted to come in to get a small taste of what our passionate team has been working on." Ever since Star Wars Battlefront made headlines back in April, the excitement from fans has not backed down.



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20th Anniversary PlayStation SteelBook announced

Playstation UK tweeted an announcement of a limited edition 20th Anniversary SteelBook. Limited Edition 20th Anniversary Steelbook arrives 23rd Oct at @GAMEdigital. Pre-order now -> http://t.co/Ui0NPoGEwk pic.twitter.com/G1Au99lFhZ — PlayStation UK (@PlayStationUK) October 13, 2015 The package will include a SteelBook, which is modeled after the original PlayStation design, a 12 month PlayStation Plus membership, £20 Wallet Top Up card for store credit and a 20th Anniversary Collectors Leaflet. The SteelBook costs £59.99 and a one-time run of 20,000 has been made.


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Back to the Future DeLorean comes to 'Rocket League'

It’s time to go back to the future. On October 21 2015, Rocket League is releasing the iconic DeLorean Time Machine used in the Back to the Future movies, the very day in the second movie Marty McFly traveled to.   Rocket League goes Back to the Future: http://t.co/Cq4J2nonsY Drive the iconic DeLorean Time Machine starting 10/21 pic.twitter.com/OIsR5s7hJ0 — PlayStation (@PlayStation) October 12, 2015     The DeLorean and a Burnt Rubber rocket trail (also from the movie) will be added in for only $1.99 in the “Back to the Future Car Pack.” ----- Source: PlayStationBlog Image: FLICKR



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Netflix increases prices again

The popular streaming service, Netflix, has raised its prices once again. The company increased its price by $1, now making it $9.99 per month. This $1 dollar raise will only affect new customers starting November 11.


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CHECKPOINT: Dr. Who Gets a Lego Set

Dr. Who gets its very own Lego set, Bethesda's Battlecry BETA gets pushed back, and Marvel studios announces their updated lineup for Phase 3. Hosts: Andi Tolentino & Aidan Kearney Camera: Julia Parobek Teleprompter: Darby Siscoe Graphics: Meghan Duffy, Lauren Lucas, and Sam Noble Music: Lex Bravary Producer: Dalton Martin



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Voice actors might be on strike soon

The Screen Actors Guild and American Federation of Television and Radio Artists recently announced that their vote for a strike in video game voice acting has been met with a "resounding success." They needed a vote of at least 75% to pass the strike and officially commence an organization-wide hiatus on work in the industry.








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