Fortnite's 7.30 Content Update Coming Tomorrow, Bottle Rockets Teased

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Fortnite's 7.30 Content Update Coming Tomorrow, Bottle Rockets Teased

Season 7 of Fortnite may be winding down, but Epic Games still has some new content in store for the hit title before its eighth season kicks off. While the developer hasn't yet announced what this week's update will bring, it appears a new type of item is coming to the battle royale game: Bottle Rockets.

As it so often does ahead of its weekly updates, Epic is teasing the new item in Fortnite's in-game News feed. The feed doesn't share much information about them, but it says Bottle Rockets are "coming soon" and calls them "loud, bright, and dangerous." It also warns not to light them indoors. You can take a peek at the Bottle Rockets below.

Epic confirmed on Twitter that this week's content update will go live on all platforms at 5 AM PT / 8 AM ET / 1 PM GMT, and it won't require any downtime. Interestingly, the tweet teases that players will be able to "get cozy around campfires"--presumably suggesting that a new variant of Cozy Campfires will be available, although that is unclear.

Steam's New Sale Has A Rewards Booth That Can Save You More Money

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Valve has announced that the annual Steam Lunar New Year Sale is once again live. This year, there's also a Rewards Booth, where you can redeem tokens to unlock limited-time awards.

You'll get a certain amount of tokens based on previous Steam purchases you've made, which can be unlocked by logging into your account and opening your red envelope. In order to unlock more tokens, you'll need to shop for games during the Lunar New Year Sale. Every $1 USD you spend for yourself nets you 100 tokens, while every $1 USD you spend on games that you gift to a friend gets you 111 tokens. These tokens disappear at the end of the Lunar New Year Sale, so any that you haven't spent by February 12 at 10AM PT / 1PM ET / 6PM UK are gone for good.

There are three different types of rewards you can trade in tokens for, with the Premium rewards being the most pricey. The cheapest Premium reward is 2,000 tokens, and it's a limited-time badge for your Steam profile. You can also spend 4,000 tokens and cause your profile to "go gold" for the rest of the Lunar New Year Sale, which can be extended to next month for another 12,000 tokens. For 15,000 tokens, you can unlock a $5 discount on your next Steam purchase--whether it's during the sale or later.

Little Monsters Review: An Adorable, Bloody, And Brilliant Zombie Comedy

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I'm always tired of people complaining about the zombie genre being overdone and unoriginal. Sure, there are many zombie movies and TV shows seemingly being all the time. The Walking Dead certainly made audiences very accustomed to its type of zombie drama, while Shaun of the Dead and Zombieland make every other zombie comedy, or “zom-com”, play catch-up. But every once in a while we get a zombie film that defies what we know of the genre and dares audiences to call the zombie movie dead. Last year we got Korean period piece Rampant, and Scottish Christmas musical comedy Anna and the Apocalypse. This year it is Australian filmmaker Abe Forsythe who shows us just how little we've actually done with the undead and injects the genre with his own mix of humor, heart, and Taylor Swift songs played on a ukulele.

26 Years Later, Groundhog Day Movie Gets A Sequel...And It's A VR Game

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26 Years Later, Groundhog Day Movie Gets A Sequel...And It's A VR Game

Sony has announced and released the first trailer for the upcoming video game Groundhog Day: Like Father Like Son. The VR game is a sequel to the 1993 Groundhog Day movie, taking place many years after the events of the film.

According to Sony, you play "as the charming but arrogant Phil Connors Jr., who grew up in the shadow of his father--a man who spent a lifetime repeating a single day until he had made it perfect." Just like his dad, Phil Jr. finds himself stuck living the same day over and over, one where he's still trapped in "the small town he thought he'd escaped, where he can't even get a decent cappuccino--and he's going to have to repeat the day over and over, until he learns the true value of friends and family."

Like Father Like Son is a story told entirely in VR, and has you exploring a branching narrative within the same looping period of time. You'll interact with different characters--some of which you'll recognize from the 1993 movie, like Ned Ryerson--and have to figure out how to get Phil Jr. his perfect day so that he too can break his vicious cycle.

Remembering 1999: The Games That Turn 20 This Year

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Remembering 1999: The Games That Turn 20 This Year

In The Year 1999

Throughout the final year of the 20th century, there was an incredible amount of anticipation for what was to come in the approaching new millennium. However, 1999 was an interesting period in its own right, and closed the book on the '90s-era of gaming in a strong way. With the Sega Dreamcast making a solid debut, the PC offering more engaging online experiences, and the Sony PlayStation finishing up its period of dominance prior to the launch of the PS2, 1999 was a remarkable year full of games we still remember to this day.

In this feature, GameSpot is taking a look back on the games that closed out the '90s and helped set the tone for the decades that followed. Whether it was the launch of Super Smash Bros. on N64, the rise of psychological horror games with Silent Hill, or two of the Dreamcast's finest launch titles with Sonic Adventure and SoulCalibur--1999 ended up being a stellar finale for gaming in the '90s.

In order of their respective western releases, here are our picks for the games that made 1999 a year to remember. If you want to see our previous roundups focusing on other fantastic years in gaming, be sure to check out our features below.

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