Nintendo Confirms Breach Of 160,000 Nintendo Network ID Accounts

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Nintendo Confirms Breach Of 160,000 Nintendo Network ID Accounts

Nintendo has acknowledged the breach of approximately 160,000 Nintendo Network IDs earlier this month, resulting in the possible exposure of some users' personal data such as their nickname, date of birth, and email.

As a result, Nintendo has disabled the ability to login to Nintendo accounts via a Nintendo Network ID for the time being.

Although credit card information was not a part of the breach, some users have reported unauthorized purchases through the linked payment methods associated with their accounts.

Elijah Wood's Animal Crossing Visit Is As Delightful As You Would Expect

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Elijah Wood's Animal Crossing Visit Is As Delightful As You Would Expect

Actor Elijah Wood is known for many of his movie roles, none more memorable than Frodo in The Lord of the Rings trilogy. Right now during the COVID-19 pandemic, his best role is Elwood in Animal Crossing. Wood is clearly a big player of the game, and according to an Entertainment Weekly story, even took to Twitter to find the best turnip prices out there. Wood ended up replying to a tweet of Jessica Kovalick, who took snapshots of her Twitter exchange with Wood along with the time he spent on her island.

guys I tweeted my turnip prices and elijah wood just came to my island and hung out

Travis Scott's Fortnite Event Was A Sight To Behold

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With Fortnite, you never know what to expect next. Thanos could appear in the world out of the blue or the entire game could be rendered unplayable because it was sucked into a black hole. Developer Epic Games has worked wonders with its events, often surprising players with them when they least expect to have their game upended. A few days ago, we reported Travis Scott was going to debut a new song through a musical event Epic Games dubbed "an other-worldly experience." The event is over and it fit Epic's billing perfectly. Fortnite is becoming quite the stage for reveals, whether it's for movies like Star Wars or music like Travis Scott's.

The production values for this musical experience were through the roof, putting on a show of enormous scale that was filled with color and style. You just have to see it for yourself. The tweet below gives you a brief highlight reel and you can see the entire event in the video above.

HOLY... the Travis Scott event in Fortnite was the one of the COOLEST events yet! Absolute UNREAL! pic.twitter.com/dvGLzuPCO4

Microsoft Says We'll Learn About Xbox Series X Games Soon

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Microsoft Says We'll Learn About Xbox Series X Games Soon

Through Xbox Series X, Microsoft is launching its next-generation of video games later this year. We know of the Series X's power and base capabilities, but we don't know much about the games that will be adapted for this high-end hardware. From Microsoft's first-party efforts, Halo Infinite will launch with the Series X, and Senua's Saga: Hellblade II is in development for it.

In terms of ports, Microsoft showed off a little bit of how Gears 5 and other titles will be improved on the platform. From third-party developers, Ubisoft has a slate of games moving to next-gen machines, and CD Projekt Red says a next-gen version of Cyberpunk 2077 is also on the way. That's all we've really heard thus far. If system launches of old are a guide for Series X, there should be plenty of other games ready for launch day and even more within the launch window.

On Twitter today, Phil Spencer, the head of Xbox, said that we'll learn about the game's soon. Whether he's referencing first-party, third-party, or both remains to be seen. "Reviewed plans yesterday for continued sharing through launch," Spencer wrote. "Team is doing great work and adapting. I've never been more excited about Xbox plans. We've heard you, you want transparency/authenticity. We plan to keep showing that way, next step is not too much of a wait (games)."

New Seasons Of Pokémon Anime Coming Exclusively To Netflix

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Netflix is the new exclusive home for upcoming seasons of the Pokémon animated series in the United States. The announcement comes alongside a trailer for the next season, titled, "Pokémon Journeys: The Series." You may recall earlier this year, Netflix served as the home of Mewtwo Strikes Back: Evolution, a CGI remake of Pokémon: The First Movie: Mewtwo Strikes Back.

Pokémon Journeys follows longtime protagonist Ash Ketchum and his loyal partner Pikachu as they embark on a new adventure across multiple regions of the Pokémon world. The series is set to debut on Netflix on June 12. You can get an idea of what to expect from this season in a trailer released today.

Super Mega Baseball 3 Gets New Release Date & Trailer

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Super Mega Baseball 3 Gets New Release Date & Trailer

Developer Metalhead Software has announced that Super Mega Baseball 3 has been delayed slightly, moving from April to May 13 (PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, and PC) due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

While you wait, however, take a look at the game's new trailer detailing some of the on-the-field changes for this year's title. The trailer covers new and improved gameplay aspects like situational player traits, steals, reticle changes, team mojo levels, and more.

Metalhead has also teased that a "major online gameplay feature" will be announced before launch, so stay tuned.

Red Dead Redemption 2 Coming To Xbox Game Pass In May

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Red Dead Redemption 2 Coming To Xbox Game Pass In May

Red Dead Redemption II is coming to the Xbox Game Pass subscription on May 7, replacing fellow Rockstar title Grand Theft Auto V.

Red Dead II can be pre-downloaded now via the Xbox Game Pass mobile app, and before it leaves the service, subscribers can purchase GTA V for 20 percent off.

In case you've been mauled by a mountain lion, fallen down a canyon, and weren't aware of how good a game Red Dead Redemption II is, here's the review.

Iratus: Lord of the Dead Leaves Early Access Today On PC

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Iratus: Lord of the Dead Leaves Early Access Today On PC

Unfrozen's Iratus: Lord of the Dead leaves early access today on Steam. If you haven't heard of it, it draws plenty of inspiration from Darkest Dungeon with one major catch - you're the bad guy. 

Instead of taking on misshapen dungeon denizens, you craft an undead army (quite literally, by assembling horrible creatures from parts) and take on those that would attempt to stop your necromantic rise to power.

Eliminate your enemies through traditional combat or by embracing fear mechanics to send your enemies fleeing in terror. Build up a base to keep your progress going, even when your minions end up being smashed into dust by the forces of good.

Torchlight III Shows Off Fort System

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Torchlight III Shows Off Fort System

Perfect World Entertainment and Echtra Games pushed out a new trailer today showcasing the Fort system - essentially just another name for player housing. You can earn cool stuff to put in your house and alter its look through battles and combat, and also via crafting.

You want to nail the perfect look, because these player housing hubs are also prime locations for meeting up with your friends and dealing with a lot of your character maintenance activities like swapping out sets and skills.

Check out the trailer below for a look at Forts! Torchlight III is slated to arrive on PC this year.

Update: It's Probably Okay To Play Counter-Strike and Team Fortress 2 Right Now

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Update: It's Probably Okay To Play Counter-Strike and Team Fortress 2 Right Now

Update: 4/22/2020

Valve has issued a statement regarding the leak, saying they are investigating things but that they currently have no reason for players to be alarmed or to discontinue play of the titles in question. Valve commented: We have reviewed the leaked code and believe it to be a reposting of a limited CS:GO engine code depot released to partners in late 2017, and originally leaked in 2018. From this review, we have not found any reason for players to be alarmed or avoid the current builds (as always, playing on the official servers is recommended for greatest security). We will continue to investigate the situation and will update news outlets and players if we find anything to prove otherwise. In the meantime, if anyone has more information about the leak, the Valve security page (https://www.valvesoftware.com/en/security)

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